Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival

Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival

By on October 7, 2015

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Spirits Are Up in Breckenridge!

The weather is turning colder but that’s no reason to turn indoors! It is time once again for the Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival! Celebrating its 4th year, this popular event has grown in popularity each year and this year is no different. The Breckenridge Craft Spirits ‘Still on the Hill’ Festival was the first of its kind, and continues to be the best and most unique celebration of regional distilleries. If you are planning a visit to beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado, you definitely do not want to miss this memorable event!

Breckenridge Craft Spirits FestivalCelebrating the spirits and liquors of regional distilleries (with a few national names thrown in), the Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival has become an event the whole town has embraced. Local restaurants offer weekend long specials. Area lodges also run specials. Several historical organizations have joined in the fun by offering historic (and scary) walking tours. This truly is an event not to be missed.

The Grand Tasting at the Breckenridge Distillery is the main event, with 30 distillers offering their spirits for your pleasure. Admission into this event includes spirit and liquor tasting, voting rights, complementary shot glass, snacks and live music.

Here’s a brief rundown of the festival highlights:

  • Grand tasting at the Breckenridge Distillery
  • Seminar on The Art Of Distilling
  • Poker Run
  • Preston Ghost Town & Gold Mine Tour
  • Behind Swinging Doors Historic Saloon Tour
  • Tombstone Tour at Twilight
  • Highball Glass Hooch
  • Essence of Spirits workshop
  • 6th Annual Poker Run & Bar Mix-off
  • Spirited Cooking class
  • Historic Breckenridge Walking Tour
  • French Gulch Snowshoe Hike (Weather permitting)
  • Breckenridge Distillery Open house
  • Breckenridge Haunted Tour
  • Gold Pan Saloon After Party
  • Hangover Brunch

Due to the subject matter for the weekend, this event is not children friendly. For those non-drinkers, all distillers offer alternatives to their spirits, along with various snacks. And everyone is able to enjoy the music of the Honey Gitters at the after party in the Gold Pan Saloon.

So make your way to Breckenridge Colorado for the Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival. Enjoy the talent of our local and regional distillers. It is sure to warm your ‘spirits’.