There is nothing like good food and drink to keep you warm during crisp fall days. Luckily, Summit is offering indulgent experiences for every taste. From Oktoberfest to Bloody Mary brunches to wine festivals and more, get ready to wet your whistle, fill your tummy and welcome fall in all of its glory.
Kick off your Oktoberfest weekend early on Thursday, September 13, with a pre-party at Prosit in Frisco. Those Austrian Guys will be performing and the Jaeger girls will be handing out shots from 7 to 10 p.m.
Switch gears on Friday, September 14, and enjoy some Mexican food and drinks at Fritangas in Silverthorne. There will be live music, raffles and festive drink specials from 5 to 9:30 p.m.
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Don’t break your Oktoberfest streak! Come to A-Basin for Oktoberfest from 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 15. In Mountain Goat Plaza. Listen to live Austrian folk music by Those Austrian Guys and music from the Summit Concert Band. Then fill up on Paulaner beer and face-size pretzels. There will be free chairlift rides from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Purchase your tickets here.
On Sunday, September 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., come to the third annual Fall Locals Party: Boats, Bloodies and Brunch at Frisco Bay Marina. There will be $5 food and drink specials from the Island Grill, Tavern West and New Belgium, featuring Bloody Marys, mimosas and a scrumptious brunch. There will also be live music by New Sensation 80s Party. Any locals with an ID proving Frisco residency will be entered to win a lake Dillon adventure – everything from paddle board rentals to pontoon boat rentals.
Breckenridge Wine Classic, a top-notch wine-and-dine opportunity, is Thursday, September 13, through Sunday, September 16. Taste more than 100 wines, beers, spirits, food and more. Whether you’re coming for the wine tastings and seminars or you just want to play outside and enjoy a beverage afterward, there’s something for everyone's taste and definition of fun.
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While you’re in Breck, make sure to check out Carboy Winery next to the Gold Pan Saloon. The one-of-kind Colorado winery serves select wines in bottles and on tap along with a well-paired dinner, appetizer and dessert menu. Enjoy various pairing events, tours and tastings. The Carboy Winery is even offering a complimentary wine flight for Everything Summit readers.
Join the High Country Conservation Center for the 10th annual Harvest Dinner at Frisco Prime on Tuesday, September 18, at 5 p.m. Support the local and sustainable food movement and enjoy a delicious four-course meal created from local farm and garden donations. Plates are $65 for adults and $30 for children. All proceeds benefit HC3.
Photo: Everything Summit, Frisco Prime
The 38th annual Breckenridge Film Festival is coming up from September 20 to 23. There will be more than 70 independent films, forums and parties. See documentaries, comedies, dramas, incredible student films, storytelling and more. The film fest is a true example of creativity, innovation and independent artistic expression. Purchase your tickets here.
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