Rusted Root to Perform Free Concert July 4 in Breckenridge, Colo.

26 June 2011

Rusted Root to Perform Free Concert July 4 in Breckenridge, Colo.
Weekend includes sidewalk chalk art contest with cash prizes, parade, fireworks and more

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. – June 28, 2011 – Pittsburgh, Pa.-based band Rusted Root will perform a free concert July 4, 2011 in Breckenridge, Colo. as part of a weekend-long celebration in honor of Independence Day. The non-ticketed show will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave. in downtown Breckenridge. The weekend will also feature a sidewalk chalk art competition with cash prizes, a trail running race, a parade led out by cyclists competing in the annual Firecracker 50 mountain bike race, kids’ activities and more. Visit GoBreck.com for a complete event schedule.

Rusted Root free concert: Formed in Pittsburgh by singer/guitarist Glabicki in the early ‘90s, Rusted Root serves up a worldly style that quickly charmed fans of roots music and world rock; the band has sold more than three million albums worldwide. July 4, 2:00 p.m. at the Breckenridge Riverwalk Center

Independence Day parade: Start the day with a 10k trail run on Breckenridge’s spectacular in-town trail system. Later, the Firecracker 50 mountain bike race – part of the debut USA Cycling Pro Ultra Endurance Tour – kicks off the Main Street parade with cyclists leading out the floats, bag pipers, kids’ bike brigade and more. July 4, parade begins at 9:30 a.m. on Main Street

Chalk Art Contest and Arts District Grand Celebration: In addition to the weekend-long July Art Festival, the Breckenridge Arts District opens their doors Saturday, July 2 for kids’ make-and-take art projects, music, a sidewalk chalk art competition with cash prizes and more. July 2, 10:00 a.m. at the corner of South Ridge Street and East Washington Avenue

Fireworks and free concert with the National Repertory Orchestra: After the kids’ water fight and downtown activities, close out the day with a patriotic concert by the National Repertory Orchestra. Lawn seating is free and reserved indoor tickets are available beginning June 30. Fireworks follow the concert. July 4, concert begins 8:30 p.m. at the Riverwalk Center

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Early Early Bird 
Do you find yourself still fending for more Breckenridge skiing and riding after the recording breaking season? Good news, so are we. The countdown is on for Breckenridge Ski Resort 50thAnniversary on November 11, 2011 and to celebrate the event we are offering an Early Bird Winter Lodging Special. Book before August 1st and get up to 25% off of lodging for next season!

Don’t wait to book your ski vacation, these rates won’t last! Get the best rates of the season with rooms starting from $116 a night at the Village Hotel. Rate based on weekday stays 11/11-12/15/2011.



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Media Contact: Rachel Zerowin, Breckenridge Resort Chamber PR manager, 970-453-5064 or rzerowin@gobreck.com



About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and in the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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