End of the Season Celebrations in Summit

By Samantha Blair | Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The spring breakers have left and ski season in Summit County is winding down. Luckily, our local businesses and the resorts are still giving us the opportunity to celebrate. Take advantage of the extra daylight and get out to this week's awesome events. 

Live Music at the Windy City

Windy City Pizza & Pub is hosting Matt Kanzlemar to play live music on Thursday, April 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. Come enjoy a slice and some tunes.

Photo: Everything Summit, Windy City Pizza & Pub

Silverthorne First Friday Rail Jam

On Friday, April 6, at 2 p.m. come to the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center Lawn to see a semi-professional rail jam. There will be live music from El Paso Lasso, live art demos and food and drink vendors. After, head to the Bakers’ Brewery to see The Chris Bauer Trio play from 8 to 11 p.m.

Photo: Everything Summit, The Bakers’ Brewery

Breck Spring Beer Festival

Breck’s still celebrating its month-long Spring Fever, and this Saturday, April 7, is the Breck Spring Beer Festival. Head to Main Street Station and the Village from 12 to 5 p.m. to taste beers from more than 40 breweries. Tracksuit Wedding and the Company Stores will both play live music. Purchase your tickets online.

Photo: Best of Breckenridge Facebook

Breck Chili Cookoff

Top chefs in Breckenridge Ski Resort and Breck Hospitality are competing in a cook off to see who makes the best chili. All chili will be made with different Anheuser-Busch beers. The cook off will begin at 11 a.m. at the Breckenridge Ski Resort at the Peak 7 Base Area. Tickets are $25 to taste all the chili and vote. Tickets will be available on site.  

Photo: Everything Summit, Town of Frisco 

Slush Cup

Sunday, April 8, is Keystone’s closing day, but they’re going out with a splash. The Slush Cup is a pond skim for adults, and there’s also a Kidtopia kids pool. The day will be full of live music, giveaways and prizes to the Best Overall Performance and Best Costume. Check online for the full schedule.

Photo: Everything Summit, Keystone Resort

These are just a few of the fun events happening around Summit County this week. Visit our Daytime and Nightlife sections to find many more things to do.

About the Author Samantha Blair
Born and raised in Breckenridge, Samantha Blair has returned to live in Summit County as a writer and ski instructor. She has written for publications, companies and organizations from Santiago, Chile, to Rhode Island. When she is not traveling abroad or visiting family on the East Coast, Samantha is enjoying all of the skiing, hiking and adventures in Summit County and around Colorado.