Breck Spring Fever Festival is Underway!

19 March 2012
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — March 19, 2012 —Breck is entering the final month of the ski season with a fever… Spring Fever that is! Breckenridge Ski Resort’s month-long Spring Fever Festival is officially underway around the ski area and Town of Breckenridge. This weekend kicks off the much anticipated, BudLight concert series, featuring Julian Marley on Saturday and New Orleans’ Soul Rebels Brass Band on Sunday.
 
Here’s the full schedule of this week’s Spring Fever Events:

3/21 WEDNESDAY:
BRECK ASCENT SERIES RACE #4, 5:30 p.m.
This race is the fourth in this five-race series. The race consists of just the Ascent - use any kind of way to get up the mountain, but skis or a snowboard are required to come back down. This race will start at the Beaver Run Parking Lot on Peak 9 up to Lower Lehman, and finish at the warming hut at the top of Peak 10.

3/22 THURSDAY:  
KSMT SPRING FEVER COMEDYSERIES 8:30 p.m., $5 cover.
Host Chuck Roy will guide you through a night of comedy at the Park Avenue Pub in the Village at Breckenridge with opener Nora Lynch and headliner Phil Palisoul. Phil Palisoul’s well-polished stand-up routine has made him a huge hit at comedy clubs, cruise ships, casinos and corporate events across the country.  He’s performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and has opened in concert for such legendary comedians as Jerry Seinfeld and Dennis Miller.  Parking in the F-Lot downtown is FREE and right across from the Park Avenue Pub. 

3/23 FRIDAY:
BRECK 5 ‘TIL 5 TERRAIN PARK HAPPY HOUR 2-5 p.m.
Presented by Freeskier and Snowboard Magazine, the popular 5 ‘til 5 terrain park event is back! Starting Friday, March 23rd, 5 ‘til 5 lets park riders cruise Breck’s Park Lane Terrain Park until 5 p.m., with both the 5 Chair and the Colorado SuperChair operating one extra hours on Fridays during Spring Fever. 5 ‘til 5 will also have free food, beverages, music, giveaways and jam style contests.  Contest prizes include gear from various ski and snowboard companies, Mountain Dew, Rockstar, season passes and more.
 
TBAR HAPPY HOUR 2-6 p.m.
The TBar après bar at the base of Peak 8 will be offering $4 Bud, Bud Light and Breck 50th Anniversary Ale specials from 2 p.m. – close every Friday during Spring Fever. This Friday, DJ Cyn will be spinning tunes live!
 
3/24 SATURDAY:
EPICMIX SCAVENGER HUNT 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join Breck and EpicMix for our first ever EpicMix Scavenger Hunt this Saturday, March 24. Connect with fellow EpicMixers in an on-mountain scavenger hunt, compete in challenges, earn EpicMix pins, and celebrate Spring Fever! Solve riddles to unlock special EpicMix virtual pins in various locations throughout Breck.  Registration is $10 for 1 person and $25 for a team up to 5 people.
 
BUDLIGHT CONCERT SERIES:  JULIAN MARLEY, 2-5 p.m. Get to the base area at Peak 8 this Saturday, March 24th for the first Spring Fever concert performance, by Grammy Award-nominated Julian Marley! In the same tradition as his father, Julian’s music is inspired by life and spirituality.  Join us while this musical visionary performs live on the specially-constructed BudLight stage!

3/25 SUNDAY:
BUDLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: SOUL REBELS, 2-5 p.m. Get to the base area at Peak 8 this Sunday, March 25th for The Soul Rebels Brass Band from New Orleans!  This powerful 8 piece line-up will harness the power of horns and drums to create the best party atmosphere on snow!  Join the party at the base of Peak 8 for this eclectic live show on the specially-constructed BudLight stage.
 
For full details on all these events, visit www.BreckSpringFever.com
 
Breck Spring Fever is presented by Cadillac. The weekend concert series is presented by Bud Light, and associate partners for the event are Helly Hansen, GoPro, Sobe LifeWater and Maui Jim.
 
Breck Spring Fever’s official lodging partners are The Doubletree by Hilton Breckenridge and The Village at Breckenridge. Save your spot in the midst of all the Spring Fever action with this official Spring Fever lodging offer of only $119 a night!  Both properties provide easy access to 31 lifts serving over 150 trails and are both steps away from Historic Breckenridge Main Street. Book your Spring Fever trip today at www.BreckSpringFever.com!
 
Visit Breckenridge.com for additional terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, events and more or call (970) 453-5000. Stay connected all season long and learn more about Breckenridge Ski Resort’s 50th Anniversary Season at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge or @breckenridgemtn on Twitter.
 
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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 California 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. 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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