Step Into Culture in Breckenridge
Looking for a little sophistication while you are visiting Breckenridge? Breckenridge is alive with art and culture. Breckenridge offers an eclectic mix of art galleries, live music and special events like the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships. From the Breckenridge Music Festival to the artist in residence at the Tin Shop, there are cultural offerings to satisfy just about any taste.
Breckenridge Music Festival: In its 30th year, the Breckenridge Music Festival offers an incomparable series of experiences ranging from classical symphonic and intimate chamber to jazz, blues and modern rock'n'roll. Call 970-453-9142 for more information.
The National Repertory Orchestra: The National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) is one of the premier student-based summer performance organizations in the country. Bringing students from all over to Breckenridge, the NRO performs two full orchestra concerts each week in the Riverwalk Center between late June and mid-August. In addition, members of the NRO take part in smaller chamber concerts. NRO Alumni currently play in virtually every major and regional orchestra in the US and in orchestras world-wide. Call 970-453-5825 for more information.
Art Galleries: Breckenridge is home to a wonderful variety of art galleries. From fine art to blown glass to photography, Breckenridge offers a wide variety of artistic talent. Every second Saturday of the month, you can stroll along Main Street and visit the galleries to meet the artists and enjoy some complimentary refreshments.
Visit the Arts District: The Arts District of Breckenridge is located on the corner of South Ridge Street and East Washington Avenue. The west side of the Arts District is fronted by the Riverwalk Performing Arts Center, which is a year round performance center that houses the Breckenridge Music Festival and the National Repertory Orchestra. On the east side is the Backstage Theater, which is home to Breckenridge’s local theater company. The Arts District is active year-round organization that offers art workshops in a variety of mediums for children, teens, and adults. To learn more, visit the Arts District’s Website.
Backstage Theatre: Spend an evening at the Backstage Theatre and you’ll enjoy memorable live entertainment presented in a warm and cozy atmosphere. For more information, call 970-453-0199.
Speakeasy Movie Theatre: The Speakeasy is the only movie theatre in Breckenridge. The Speakeasy shows a mix of independent films and some mainstream movies. For more information, call 970-453-7243.