|This annual week-long celebration of Ullr (pronounced Ooh-ler), the mythical Norse god of snow, brings to Breckenridge a legendary Main Street parade along with live entertainment, the Ullr Dating Game, a Nordic party, Ullympics and a family ice skating party. It’s a week long zany celebration for the whole family unlike any other festival anywhere on Earth!
List of Events:
Sunday, Jan. 6 – Crowning of the Ullr King and Queen (6-9pm)
Toast to 50 years of fun with free beer and live music by The Luv Brothers. New location for 2013 – Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, 150 W. Adams Ave. FREE
Monday, Jan. 7 – Family Night (3:30 - 5:30pm)
Bring the kids for Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, indoor activities and a family-friendly bonfire at the Gold Run Nordic Center on Tiger Road. FREE
Tuesday, Jan. 8 – Ullympics (6 - 8pm)
Partake in wild events such as the frying pan toss, group ski racing and ski boot relay. FREE
Wednesday, Jan. 9 – Ullr Dating Game (7pm)
Join local radio station KSMT and all the singles in town for Breckenridge’s 21+ version of the Dating Game at Cecilias.
Thursday, Jan. 10 – Ullr Fest parade and town bonfire (Parade starts at 4:30pm, Bonfire 5-7pm, and Fireworks at 7pm) (longest shot ski at 4:30pm)
Before the parade take part in the guinness book of world records attempt for the longest "shot ski". Over 150 shots provided by the Breckenridge Distillery. Show up to their tasting room at 3:30pm to participate. (must be 21 or older)
The centerpiece of the week, the Ullr Fest parade showcases Breckenridge’s style of wild winter fun – past floats have included dogsled teams, hot tubs, a ski jump and more. A town bonfire and fireworks follow the parade.