In light of public health concerns, BHA is evaluating if and how we can host our signature events in 2020. We will post updated information for each event on this page as it is confirmed. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

VIRTUAL Memorial Day Commemoration

May 25, 2020;  10-11am

Join the BHA as we honor community members who have died in active military service. This virtual interdenominational service will include a keynote speaker, hymns, and prayers. Many thanks to those who tuned in and joined us on Memorial Day. If you missed the live event, you can CLICK HERE to view the recording. The password is: 5t!e17dO.

this event is free and open to the public

Historically Speaking in Milne Park

Saturdays in June; 12-1pm

Join BHA guide June Walters for lunchtime talks in Milne Park (corner of Lincoln and Harris) every Saturday at noon starting June 6. Hear how 19th century families lived and learn about Milne Park’s history. Bring your own chair and a sack lunch if you'd like!​

this event is free and open to the public; weather permitting

Hike with a Historian Summer Series

tentative for 2020

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 Fundraiser

cancelled for 2020

UPDATE: Unfortunately we have cancelled this event this summer. Please check back next spring for information about the 2021 party.

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!

Historically Speaking Library Series

tentative for 2020

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

cancelled for 2020

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. 

this event is free and open to the public

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

Boreas Pass Railroad Day

cancelled for 2020

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

tentative for 2020

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

Victorian Tea at the Briggle House

cancelled until further notice

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

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. 


Mailing Address:  PO Box 2460

Welcome Center:  203 South Main Street

Administrative Office:  309 North Main Street

Breckenridge, CO 80424

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