*Editors Note – This is the first post by BreckInsider’s newest blogger, longtime local Ellie Hartman. Welcome to the team Ellie! Here she is pictured during some of her travels…
The International Snow Sculpting Competition week in Breckenridge, CO is an exquisite event!
It has remained a staple for artists to
People always wonder what other activities they can divulge into after they become chilled from the breathtaking walk through the Snow Sculpting display.
Ladies and gents, the fun does not need to end at the snow sculpting event. In Breckenridge this weekend only, there are over 20 various shows in town (from live music and DJs to local theatre and a fireworks display) and
After living in Breckenridge for 24 years, I have had the pleasure of experiencing the Snow Sculpting Competition each year that I have been in attendance. Thus, I will dive into my local perspective on how to get the absolute most out of your viewing weekend at the Snow Sculpture Competition.
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Friday, January 25th, 2019
The artists will have to finish up
After your day of fun in this outdoor playground, I would grab dinner early. This is a great time to beat the dinner rush crowds and have a group with full, happy bellies for the Snow Sculpture Viewing
Check out the expansive menu and historic setting at Bangkok Happy Bowl Thai Bistro & Sushi Bar, or check out some hidden gems in La Cima Mall on the south end of town. Belle V. offers French cuisine in a beautiful atmosphere and Peak of Asia offers some of the freshest
Then make your way to the sculptures to see what the artists accomplished. Do not miss out on the awards at
Bar hopping is very much advised so that you do not miss out on gaining a well-rounded view of the nightlife. Napper Tandy’s opens up the dance floor for lady’s night, where ladies drink free until
Saturday, January 26th, 2019
Today I would scarf down a large breakfast because it will be a day full of absolute excitement
Take the day to enjoy another fun-filled mountainous activity. Then send it on the town and warm up by Blue Stag Saloon’s large outdoor firepit and enjoy an après happy hour from 3-5pm, featuring $2 beers, $4 wines and well drinks, and specials on their amazing menu featuring wood-fired pizza, wings, and more sophisticated fare like truffle fries, pan-seared
After a satisfying happy hour (don’t forget to tip on the original!), I would head on over to the Riverwalk Center for a booming Firework show at
Sunday, January 27th, 2019
Sunday will definitely be your day to wind down after shredding the town of Breckenridge
Start the day off right with a late brunch and a little hair of the dog at Tiki Mana Island Grill (tucked away but located just steps from the center of town), Sancho Tacos & Tequila (egg/avocado tacos!), or the classic local diner, Columbine Café. If you still have the energy and leg strength left hit the slopes for a few runs! If not, book an appointment at one of the many award-winning spas. Blue Sage Spa in town offers a full array of services, and at The
The Snow Sculptures will remain open 24 hours a day until January 30th, so you can still enjoy the beauty of the carved-out art during your Sunday stroll through town. At the end of your
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Visit our friends at GoBreck for the official schedule and details about the International Snow Sculpture Championships.
Enjoy your week of the International Snow Sculpture Competition 2019!
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