SIGNATURE EVENTS

Welcome Center Museum Open House & Ribbon Cutting

March 24 2020;  2-4pm (ribbon cutting at 2:30pm)

Join the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance as we unveil new exhibits in the Breckenridge Welcome Center Museum. Try our new Travel Back in Time virtual reality experience to "see" Breckenridge in 1888, watch short films about historic Breckenridge in the updated theater, and navigate through the interactive touchscreen Time is a River timeline display. 

this event is free and open to the public

Welcome Center Museum, 203 South Main Street, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Theobald Award for Historic Preservation Reception

April 2, 2020;  5-7pm

The BHA and Robin and Patty Theobald celebrate historic preservation in the Breckenridge area by honoring a person, business, or project with the Theobald Award each year. In 2019 we received several incredible nominations the selected TWO people to honor. In August we celebrated Jim Bunting and in April we'll be honoring Alden Spilman for his contributions "through the lens". Please join us for this special reception at the historic Briggle House Museum!

this event is free and open to the public

Briggle House Museum, 104 North Harris Street, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Victorian Tea at the Briggle House

none currently scheduled

Meet Mrs. Kathleen Briggle, a socialite in early Breckenridge, explore her classic Victorian home and enjoy a classic Victorian tea service. Our teas are great experiences for small groups such as bridal parties, families on holiday, and business groups looking for a unique activity. 

offered select dates year-round or private tour by request

regularly schedule teas:  $40/adult (ages 13+) $20/child (ages 4-12)

private teas: $50/person (5 person or $250 minimum); private tour fee does NOT apply; 7 day cancellation for a full refund

Memorial Day Commemoration

May 25, 2020;  10-11:30am

Join the BHA as we honor community members who have died in active military service. This interdenominational service will include a wreath laying and Taps.

this event is free and open to the public

Valley Brook Cemetery, 900 Airport Road;  parking available at the recreation center

in the event of inclement weather, the commemoration will be held at the Breckenridge Recreation Center at 880 Airport Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Hike with a Historian Summer Series

offered select dates each summer

In this exclusive summer series, join a local historian on a hike and discussion about various topics of interest. Last summer's topics include railroads and geology, mills and mines, and, of course, GOLD!

offered select dates each summer; reservations required

$25/adult (ages 13+)  $15/child (ages 4-12)

Independence Day Parade Party

July 4, 2020;  9am-12pm

Support the BHA at our biggest annual fundraiser! Enjoy a buffet breakfast and a mimosa, then watch the parade from one of the best spots in town, the Barney Ford lawn - right on Main Street!

pricing and tickets for the 2020 event will be posted in May

Historically Speaking Library Series

offered select dates each summer

Join the BHA, Summit County Libraries, and our guest speakers as they present topics of interest.

this series is free and open to the public

Summit County Library - South Branch, 103 South Harris Street, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Theobald Award for Historic Preservation - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

please check back for summer 2020 date

The BHA and Robin and Patty Theobald celebrate historic preservation in the Breckenridge area by honoring a person, business, or project with the Theobald Award each year. We accept nominations from the public in the spring and present the award at a reception in the summer. 

Nominations for the 2020 award are now open! Click here for more information and to complete the nomination form - due Friday May 1, 2020.

this event is free and open to the public

Barney Ford Lawn 111 East Washington Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424

Boreas Pass Railroad Day

please check back for 2020 date

In collaboration with our friends in Como, we invite you to enjoy the scenic drive over Boreas pass, the route of the C&S line, from the Como Depot to High Line Railroad Park.

this event is free and open to the public

Historic Homes Tour Fundraiser

please check back for 2020 date

Get an exclusive peek inside some of Breckenridge's privately-owned historic residences that have been preserved on the outside and modernized on the inside. This is a once-per-year offering when homeowners open their doors and allow our tour guests to step inside. Light refreshments included. 

reservations required; $50/person

Historic Horrors and Halloween Events

October 2020

In a town as old as Breckenridge, there are bound to be a few spirits lingering from the mining heyday! Throughout October and on Halloween we offer fun, educational, and spooky tours.

Santa at the Barney Ford Museum

please check back for 2020 date

Each year Santa visits the Barney Ford Home to listen to children's Christmas wishes. Come by the museum, decorated for a Victorian Christmas, after Santa lights the town tree for a visit and a treat.

this event is free and open to the public

What is the BHA?

The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance preserves unique historic resources in the Breckenridge area and connects residents and visitors to our past through inspiring interpretation of heritage sites and stories. 

970-453-9767

info@BreckHeritage.com

Mailing Address:  PO Box 2460

Welcome Center:  203 South Main Street

Administrative Office:  309 North Main Street

Breckenridge, CO 80424

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