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Lighting of Breckenridge
Date: 12/4/2010 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Main Street
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
For More Information: 970-453-2918

Delight in the holiday sprit with the lighting of Breckenridge. This old-fashioned celebration will fill your heart as locals and visitors gather together to celebrate the incredible winter wonderland of Breckenridge and embark on a magical holiday season.

During the Lighting of Breckenridge, our quaint Victorian town will take on the appearance of a holiday postcard, complete with wreaths, garland and lights galore. Join us with storytelling, holiday craft workshops, tastes of cocoa, cookies and the rejoice to the sounds of caroling. Santa Claus himself will join us to stroll down Main Street to the Blue River Plaza for the breathtaking annual town tree lighting. Santa will then be able to visit with all the children in the warmth of the Breckenridge Welcome Center as the parents look on.

The schedule for the Lighting of Breckenridge is as follows:

4:30pm - FREE Cocoa, cookies and caroling at Subway, 305 N Main Street.

5:00pm - Santa arrives in front of Subway (via horse-drawn carriage) to lead a procession to the Blue River Plaza (South Main and Washington) for the lighting of the Town Tree. All are welcome to join in and walk in the Main Street procession.

5:15pm - Tree lighting in the Blue River Plaza.

5:30pm - 6:30pm - Visits with Santa at the Breckenridge Welcome Center as well as opportunities for mom and dad to capture a photo of the special moment with Santa.

While in town enjoy all of the unique shopping and dining opportunities throughout town. However you choose to spend the preamble to the holidays, you’ll be in the exquisite Breckenridge spirit!