Event description

Date:   Saturday July 26th, 2014

Time: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Location: Outdoors at Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center, Breckenridge, CO

The Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival is one of the premiere events in Breckenridge, Colorado each year bringing 40 craft breweries for tastings, live music, a VIP area and wonderful food and retail vendors.  All taking place in beautiful Breckenridge, Colorado with amazing views of the mountains! Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival was voted one of the Best Events of the Summer by 5280 in 2010 and named as one of the top 12 things to do in Denver (CO) this summer by Thrillist!

Brand new for Summer 2014, the Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival will be taking place outside at the Beaver Run Resort & Condominiums at the base of the Breckenridge Ski Resort.

Getting into Breckenridge on Friday for the Breckenridge Beer Festival?  If so, stop by Park Avenue Pub for our beerfest mug pickup party from 6-8 p.m to get your mug and wristbands early plus enjoy $5 wings, $5 pizzas, & $4 micro brews during the party.  Park Avenue Pub is located at 605 Park Avenue in the Village Circle near the corner of Park and Main St.  Free parking is available in the F Lot across the street.

Looking for a way volunteer and give back to your community while having fun too?  Volunteers are still needed for the Breckenridge Beer Festival. Proceeds from the event benefit the High Country Conservation Center.  Volunteer shifts can be found here.

Check out live music all day long on the Breckenridge Market & Liquor Stage including Headliner Turkuaz, Middle Band The Wind + The Wave, and Opener Fort Frances.

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Event Guidelines

  •  This Festival is committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all guests. All guests shall remain respectful and courteous to their fellow patrons and to comply with requests from Festival staff regarding Festival policies, emergency response procedures and behavior which impacts the event experience of fellow spectators. The Festival values the support of all guests and reserves the right to eject any guests for any reason, including not treating other guests attending the Festival with dignity and respect.
 Photography & Videography
  • The permitted use of cameras varies by event. Entrance onto event premises provides the Festival with your consent for the Festival to use event photographs and videos for promotional purposes.
 Carry in and Contraband Items
  • The following items are not permitted in Festival Area:
  • Outside Alcohol or other Beverages
  • Bottles, cans, growlers, camelbacks
  • Smoking – no smoking within the event premises
  • Marijuana - Smoking marijuana in public is against the law
  • Food and drink purchased outside
  • Coolers
  • Frisbees and/or beach balls
  • Any noise making devices, specifically air horns with sirens, whistles
  • Fireworks
  • Illegal drugs and alcohol
  • Weapons and dangerous devices of any type
  • Guests found in possession of contraband items will be subject to expulsion from the facility and the contraband items confiscated.
  • NO GLASS other than Festival approved glasses
 This event is environmentally friendly - Reduce/Reuse/Recycle
  • The goal of this event is to be zero waste. Please make yourself aware of the trash/recycle/compost bins and work with the volunteers to place your waste in the appropriate bin.  All products at this event should be 100% recyclable or compostable.  Look for the zero hero tents at the event.
 Disorderly Conduct
  • Guests who fail to abide by Festival policies, state and federal law are subject to ejection from the facility. Guests in violation of Festival policy will be asked to correct their behavior, if they fail to do so in a timely fashion ejection will occur.
  • Disruptive and problem Guests should be reported to event staff or security personnel immediately. Ejected Guests must vacate Festival property.
 Firearms / Weapons
  • Guests are prohibited from bringing weapons into the Festival.
 Lost and Found
  • Items found before, during, or after an event should be turned into the main ticketing area. Items will then be turned into Radiate Live, logged in and kept at the office for 30 days. Items may be passed to the local authority, donated to charity or disposed of at the discretion of management after 30 days.
Panhandling / Soliciting
  • Panhandling is not allowed at the Festival. Only Festival Authorized Vendors and Sponsors will be permitted in the event area.
  • The throwing of projectiles inside the Arena is prohibited.



Book your rooms now for the Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival at Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center!  

Rooms starting at just $117 per night during beer fest weekend

Want to include mugs in your lodging package?  Add on an Unlimited Tasting Ticket for only $25 per person ($10 off day of pricing).

Call 800.525.2253 to book today!




  • 1:00 p.m. - Event Opens
  • 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Fort Frances on stage
  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - The Wind + The Wave on stage
  • 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Turkuaz on stage
  • 5:50 p.m. - Last call for alcohol
  • 6:00 p.m. - Event Closes


  • Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
You must be 21 or over to drink alcohol at the event.  You can enter the event if you are under 21 and purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages from vendors.  Children are allowed, but keep in mind it's a busy, crowded atmosphere.
  • What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
You can park in the free lots in downtown Breckenridge and walk to the venue.  The closest free parking lot will be downtown in F lot.   Additional details to come soon.
  • What can/can't I bring to the event?
You & all your friends! Make sure to bring your ID!  Food & retail vendors are there so cash for food & cool goods.  This is a no pet event, so leave fido at home. No food or external alcohol will be allowed in the event.  Bags will be checked.
  • Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email [email protected] or [email protected]
  • Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, if you contact the organizer and the person it's transferred to an attendee who is 21 or older.
  • Can I get in if I'm a Designated Driver?
Yes of course!  The event is free to walk through so no need to buy a ticket if you're just coming in with friends.  But if you'd like to experience the event VIP style, we have a VIP DD presale ticket available that gets you food, N/A drinks, private bathrooms, shade, and seating in front of the band.
  • Can I update my registration information?
Yes, via your Eventbrite account.
  • Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you can bring your smartphone & we can scan your ticket from your email.  If not, please bring your ticket.
  • What is the refund policy?
No refunds will be offered.  This is a rain/snow/shine event.
  • The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes. One person can buy multiple tickets for a group and just provide the one name.  Everyone must have their valid ID to get into the event!  
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