Breckenridge Readies for April Festivities

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 19, 2009 12:00 pm

With giant amounts of snow still blanketing the four peaks at Breckenridge Ski Resort, and a 20-day party set to begin during April, Breckenridge’s Spring Massive is a must-attend event.  

The Festival kicks off with a Massive Competition Weekend, April 3-4, which will feature the legendary Freeway Terrain Park jump line. Skiers and riders will be airborne off of three jumps and a quarterpipe. The action continues with the Matt Wyffels Massive Rail Jam: Benefit for Riley Poor and the Massive Style and Air Competition.  All the competitions are open events, visit to register.
Next up, grab your stein, because on April 11, the Breckenridge Beer Festival will fill you up. Think 20 tasty microbrews and craft beers, unlimited tasting and live music. Musical lineups include Papa Mali, Motorhome, and Colorado’s Big Richard. Cost is $30 per person at the door. For information and discount early ticket prices call KSMT at 970-453-2234 or visit
Bud Light and Breckenridge will also present the smooth sounds of Keller Williams with opening act Salem. On Saturday, April 18 at 2:45 p.m. take in the free Massive Music concert finale at the Riverwalk Center in town.
Top things off with Breck’s famous Imperial Challenge on April 19, which is a 6.2 mile mountain bike from downtown Breckenridge, across Peak 7 and then over to Peak 8. atop Peak 8′s Imperial Bowl, race competitors descend to the base of Peak 8.  
Lodging is currently on sale, so book your rooms fast.