Breckenridge Ski Resort Announces the Return of the Annual Spring Fever Festival

08 February 2013
For Immediate Release                    
 

Breckenridge Ski Resort Announces the Return of the Annual Spring Fever Festival

  • Spring Fever is the biggest spring celebration in the Rockies
    • Over 40 Events in 30 days throughout Breckenridge
  • Bud Light Concert Series with 4 national acts over 4 days

BROLL & Photo Alert:  Broadcast-quality video footage and photos of Breck’s Spring Fever  is available at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wcvr41spvmcas0g/PFtjG2Sf6b under the Breckenridge/Spring Fever folder.
 
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Feb. 08, 2013 —Breckenridge Ski Resort today announced the return of Spring Fever – the largest spring party in the Rocky Mountains. The month long festival will kick off on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th, and will last through Breck’s Closing Day, April 14, 2013.
 
Spring Fever, presented by Breckenridge Ski Resort will include more than 40 events in 30 days, taking place both on the mountain and in town while visitors are welcomed to ski and ride the best spring snow in Colorado. The month-long series of events will feature countless bluebird days and great deals for guests to offer attractions for all ages.
 
Returning signature events include the free Bud Light Concert Series with national acts on Saturday and Sunday afternoons the first 2 weekends of April on the mountain at the base of Peak 8, the 2nd annual “Breck Throwback Throwdown” superpipe and minipipe competition presented by Mountain Dew, the 17th Annual Imperial Challenge, and extended operating hours on Friday afternoons on the 5 Chair as part of Breck’s month-long “5 ‘til 5” promotion.

 Breck Spring Fever 2013 Signature Events to look for:

•The Bud Light Concert Series with big-name national acts on April 6, 7, 13, and 14th on a specially-constructed stage on the mountain at the Peak 8 base
•St. Patrick’s Day Party & Celebration at Seven’s
•5’ til 5’ extended after-hours Terrain Park Happy Hour events every Friday night via the 5 Chair lift
•The 2nd Annual “Breck Throwback Throwdown” superpipe & minipipe competition presented by Mountain Dew and a Throwback Party and Concert and the Riverwalk Center
•The “Supergirl Snow Pro Community Cup” women’s pro slope style competition and lifestyle event
•The “Breck Ascent Series” uphill races on Wednesday afternoons
•Extended Gondola operating hours
•The 3rd Annual Ripperoo Mascot Winter Olympics
•The Breck 5 Peaks Mountaineering Race, North America’s longest ski mountaineering race
•The KSMT Spring Fever Beer Festival
•The 17th Annual Imperial Challenge bike & ski race
•The “Tatry Giant Slalom & Slalom Races”
•Park, Pipe, and Big Mountain Camps for adults and children alike
•The 2nd Annual “Spring Fever Chili Cook-off”
•Easter egg hunts both on the mountain and in town
•The annual “Easter Kids Weekend”
•A sunrise Easter service at Ten Mile Station
•The Spring Series International Ski Federation Super G & Giant Slalom Races
•The 3rd Annual Ripperoo’s Mini Cup

   

Full details on all the events taking place during Breck Spring Fever continue to be updated daily; for the latest news and details on all the events taking place, visit www.BreckSpringFever.com.

Breck is also offering incredible Spring Fever getaway deals for lodging and lift ticket packages, including the Spring Fever Steal lift & lodging package, as well as great discounts for groups of 20 or more. For full details, visit www.BreckSpringFever.com.
 
Breck Spring Fever is presented by Breckenridge Ski Resort, Bud Light, Mountain Dew and Red Bull.  Associate partners include Go Pro, Helly Hansen, DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge, and Maui Jim.
 
Breckenridge Ski Resort is open until Sunday, April 14 this year, so save your sick days and come play during Spring Fever!  For more information about this month-long series of events, call 970.453.5000 or  visit www.BreckSpringFever.com.
 

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Media Note
More info, photos and broadcast-quality video footage of Breckenridge Ski Resort are also available at http://news.breckenridge.vailresorts.com. Please credit the photographer listed and Vail Resorts.
 


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 resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort 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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Kristen Petitt Stewart

Senior Manager of Communications
Email: kpetitt@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970)453-3210
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