This year’s Spring Fever in Breckenridge is being presented by Cadillac and the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Spring Fever events will take place on the Breckenridge Resort mountainside and in town from April 1 – 24, 2011. Spring Fever will welcome visitors from in and out of town for one of the most exciting events of the year. The last day of Spring Fever is also the last operational day for the ski resort for the year.
Why is it called Spring Fever? As it says on the Breckenridge website: “Wikipedia defines Spring Fever as: ‘A term applied to several sets of physical and psychological symptoms associated with the arrival of Spring. It refers to an increase in energy and vitality, often particularly strong in those experiencing lows during the winter months.’ ”
The month of April brings some exciting events to Spring Fever. Here are some of the events to look forward to:
EpicMixers at the TBar
Runs April 1st – 22nd, starts at 4:00 pm each day
This free event at the TBar is an “après-ski scene” that lets you “share your accomplishments” on EpicMix and enjoy music mixed by the hottest DJs in Breckenridge.
Poker Fever Runs
Runs April 1st – April 22nd, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm each day
Have some fun with this on-mountain poker run. This events starts by contestants checking in at the base of Peak 8 at the guest services shack at 11 am. Contestants will then visit 5 check points along the side of the mountain and receive a card at each check point. After getting all 5 cards, you try to get the best poker hand and meet at the TBar where the best hand will win a prize.
“Breck 1859” Restaurant Special
Runs April 1st – April 24th
Participating restaurants in Breckenridge will offer menu items throughout the month for $18.59 each. Why 1859? This was the year Breckenridge was founded. Breck 1859 flags will be flying outside of participating restaurants.
Breck ‘5 Til 5’ Terrain Park Happy Hours
Runs April 7th, 14th, and 21st, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Thursday evenings only
The 5 Chair Lift will be run one hour later on Thursday nights during Spring Fever and keeping the parks open late. Also, at the intersection of Park Lane and Freeway, join in on Thursday Park Happy Hours with free food and drinks, DJs mixing tunes, prizes, and fun competitions. Skiing is allowed one hour later than other guests with purchase of a lift ticket.
Breck ‘5 Til 5’ Video Contest
Make a video that showcases you skiing or snowboarding at Breck and enter your video for a chance to win 1 Epic Pass.