Summit County annual events have some of the most engaging names you can imagine — Frisco BrewSki (clever!), the Colorado Burger Summit, Cider Circus, Skakin' at the Basin, Bacon & Bourbon (sign me up!), Attack of the Big Beers. The monikers make you both smile and make a decision on the spot that this is one of the Summit County annual events you're not about to miss! Luckily, there are so many of these opportunities for boundless fun that you can join in or simply attend one (or two or three) every month of the year. Want to celebrate food? Great, because there are festivals featuring lobsters and clams, BBQ, burgers, soups and more. There’s even an annual community picnic! Wine, beer and spirits calling your name? Summit County annual events celebrating the grape, grain or hops have you covered. Holidays are front and center of annual events in the area as are arts-related gatherings, concerts and events that celebrate the history of area towns. With snow sports being one of the major draws to Summit County, annual events that celebrate all things frozen white stuff are popular: snow sculpting, snow events such as the USASA Nationals and the not-to-be-missed festival celebrating the God of Snow, Ullr.
Annual Summit County Events: Sports!
Since the healthy, outdoor-centered life is what draws many people to Summit County, annual events that celebrate stamina, grace and perseverance are plentiful. Want to try a six-day bike race through Breckenridge’s backcountry or a 78-mile alpine road race? Step on up! Nordic events draw skiers of all ages and abilities, and there’s an event that lets pond skimmers show off their moves. Of course, running races abound, and if summer events are more to your liking, you can also compete in the world’s highest sailing regatta.