Breckenridge is known as a world-class ski destination, where the best skiing and snowboarding hedge up to a perfect mountain town. With a wide array of indoor and outdoor activities, a trip to Breckenridge will create memories that you and your family will cherish for a lifetime.
From hitting the slopes, dog sledding, cross-country skiing, shopping, to enjoying great après atmosphere at one of the many restaurants and bars along Main Street, you’ll never run out of things to do here.
A unique attraction has appeared in the Tiger/Dredge parking lot in downtown Breckenridge. Over the past few weeks, more than 20 million pounds of ice have transformed into a magical Ice Castle. At an elevation of 9,600 feet, the Breckenridge Ice Castle is surely the highest of its kind in North America this year. Other locations include Midway, UT and Lincoln, NH. Last year Ice Castles were located in Silverthorne, CO, at the Mall of America in MN and also in Steamboat Springs, CO.
The idea sprouted literally in the backyard of architect Brent Christensen, when he created an ice rink for his kids to enjoy. It quickly developed into an ice rink equipped with a 20’ slide, a castle tower and an ice cave. Talk about “Go big, or go home!”
The Ice Castles take shape with the guidance of sculpting teams. Each day, more than 5,000 icicles are “grown”, strategically placed and then drenched in water. Each formation is unique and evolves throughout the winter.
The Ice Castles change drastically from day to night, and offer a completely different experience with each visit. So take a stroll through the caves and caverns, gaze up at the tunnels and archways and escape to a magical place within the Breckenridge Ice Castle.
Monday – Friday: 2pm – 10pm
Saturday – Sunday: noon – 10pm
General Admission, age 12 and up: $10
Children 4 to 11: $8
Young Children under 4 years old: Free
Military / Seniors: $8 (must show ID)
Season Pass: $30
* Senior and Military discount, $2 off General Admission
* Non-Profit discount available for groups of 10+ and Group Discounts for groups of 15+. Tickets must be purchased in advance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for rates.
150 West Adams Ave.
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Directions From Denver:
- Take I70 West
- Take exit 203 toward Frisco / Breckenridge
- At the traffic circle, veer Right, onto Summit Blvd
- The Ice Castle will be on your left!
Customized directions can be created from your location to the Ice Castle by clicking on “Directions” on the pop-up on the map, or by clicking on “View Larger Map” at the bottom of the map image.
For more information, visit: www.IceCastles.com
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