Breck Spring Fever. The month-long Breck Spring Fever festival will start with a townwide St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Saturday, March 17 and run through closing day at the ski resort on Sunday, April 15, 2012.
In support of the festival, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals is offering special lodging deals on select Breckenridge vacation rentals. Guests can save 40% off stays of four or more nights in eligible units at select ResortQuest Breckenridge and Keystone properties with the brand’s Spring Break Special. This special rate is available on stays for groups arriving on or after Sunday, March 18 and departing by Monday, April 30, 2012. Participating properties include Main Street Station, located at 505 South Main Street at the Peak Nine base of the Breckenridge Ski Resort, as well as nearby Water House on Main Street and Main Street Junction. To take advantage of this deal, guests should call 877-346-4450 and mention the “Spring Break” promotion. More details, including terms and conditions, are available online.
Produced annually by Breckenridge Ski Resort, Breck Spring Fever includes numerous events on the mountain and in town. The lineup for 2012 includes family-friendly events such as a massive Easter Egg Hunt on the mountain and a Mascot Competition featuring Ripperoo, the official mascot of the Breckenridge Ski and Ride School. The Ski and Ride School will also offer a Park & Pipe Camp for ages 7 and up. Other events include a “Then & Now” halfpipe competition, the Breck 5 Peaks Mountaineering Race and the Breckenridge Spring Beer Festival at the Main Street Station Plaza.
A series of free live concerts will be held at the Peak Eight Base on select weekends from March 24 through April 15. Each concert will run from 2-5 p.m. The full lineup of artists scheduled to appear includes:
- Julian Marley — Saturday, March 24
- Soul Rebels Brass Band — Sunday, March 25
- Leftover Salmon — Saturday, March 31
- Donavon Frankenreiter — Sunday, April 1
- Toots and the Maytals — Saturday, April 14
- Rusted Root — Sunday, April 15