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March 27, 2012

Breck Spring Fever Festival Continues this Weekend!

Breck’s Spring Fever BudLight Concert series continues this weekend with headliners Leftover Salmon and Donavon Frankenreiter taking the Spring Fever stage Saturday and Sunday. This is the second weekend of concerts during Breckenridge Ski Resort’s month-long Spring Fever Festival; the weekend also includes a town-wide pub-crawl and the family-friendly Ripperoo’s Mascot olympics. 
 
Here’s the full schedule of this week’s Spring Fever Events:

3/29 THURSDAY:  
KSMT SPRING FEVER COMEDYSERIES 8:30 p.m., $5 cover.
Host Chuck Roy will open a night of comedy at the Beaver Run Base 9 Bar with headliner Vic Alejandro. Vic is a regular at the Comedy Works in Denver and has the privilege of working with a variety of esteemed national headliners, recently appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, and is published in the book "The Complete Idiots Guide to Jokes.  His comedy can best be described as sometimes physical, sometimes intelligent, and sometimes even funny.

3/30 FRIDAY:
BRECK 5 ‘TIL 5 TERRAIN PARK HAPPY HOUR 2-5 p.m.
Presented by Freeskier and Snowboard Magazine, the popular 5 ‘til 5 terrain park event is back! Starting Friday, March 23rd, 5 ‘til 5 lets park riders cruise Breck’s Park Lane Terrain Park until 5 p.m., with both the 5 Chair and the Colorado SuperChair operating one extra hours on Fridays during Spring Fever. 5 ‘til 5 will also have free food, beverages, music, giveaways and jam style contests.  Contest prizes include gear from various ski and snowboard companies, Mountain Dew, Rockstar, season passes and more.
 
GOLD RUNNER COASTER
The Gold Runner Coaster will stay open for additional operations until 4:30pm on Fridays only throughout Spring Fever!
 
TBAR HAPPY HOUR 2-6 p.m.
The TBar après bar at the base of Peak 8 will be offering $4 Bud, Bud Light and Breck 50th Anniversary Ale specials from 2 p.m. – close every Friday during Spring Fever. This Friday, DJ Cyn will be spinning tunes live!
 
KSMT. SPRING FEVER PUTT & PUB CRAWL 3:00 p.m. start at the TBar
The Inaugural Spring Fever Putt & Pub Crawl will take place at nine locations around town, as they “link” up for an afternoon of winter golf Breckenridge style!  Teams of 4 will compete for prizes for lowest overall score, best team name, best costumes, best team putt per hole and more during this zany event! Teams will meet at the TBar at the base of Peak 8 to get their wristbands and event info, then head into town for the holes at various locations. $40 gets a team of 4 entry into the Putt & Pub Crawl, entry into the after-party, opportunity to win great prizes & more! Register online at: www.alwaysmountaintime.com/KSMT
 
3/24 SATURDAY:
BRECK KIDS’ BEGINNER SNOWBOARD CAMP (Sat & Sun), 9a.m.-3p.m.
Family’s won’t want to miss this opportunity for kids to learn how to snowboard at a fraction of the cost of regular group lessons. This two-day camp will lay down the basics of snowboarding in a safe and fun environment. Sign up for the Kids’ Beginner Snowboard Camp by calling 1-800-536-1890.
 
BRECK ROCKY MOUNTAIN PARK & PIPECAMP (Sat & Sun), 9a.m.-3p.m.
This Park & Pipe Camp will give you the chance to experience and improve your skills in one of the most highly rated and well known parks and pipes in the country. Register by emailing: brskischoolprograms@vailresorts.com with “Rocky Mountain Camp” as the subject of the email.
 
BUDLIGHT CONCERT SERIESLEFTOVER SALMON 2-5 p.m.
Get to the base area at Peak 8 this Saturday, March 24th for the first Spring Fever concert performance, by Leftover Salmon live on the specially-constructed BudLight stage. Their unique blend of bluegrass, rock and country will guarantee a scene at Breck that you won’t want to miss.
 
3/25 SUNDAY:
RIPPEROO’S WINTER MASCOT OLYMPICS,10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Peak 8 Base
Come to the base of Peak 8 on Sun. April 1, for one of the zaniest free, kid-friendly events anywhere. Breck’s official mascot, Ripperoo, has invited a bunch of his mascot friends from around Colorado to come to Breck and participate in a series of snow sports to determine who will win the Gold, Silver and Bronze in different wacky events.
 
BUDLIGHT CONCERT SERIES: DONAVON FRANKENREITER, 2-5 p.m. You may find Donavon Frankenreiter catching the surf of big waves in Hawaii, but on April 1st he’s bringing his vocals to the snow at the BudLight stage at the base of Peak 8.  Learning a lot of what he knows from long-time friend Jack Johnson, Donavon is known for his iconic mustache and his quick witted humor and plans to fascinate the crowd with his polished acoustic arrangements and surf-style music.
 
For full details on all these events, visit www.BreckSpringFever.com. Breck Spring Fever is presented by Cadillac. The weekend concert series is presented by Bud Light, and associate partners for the event are Helly Hansen, GoPro, Sobe LifeWater and Maui Jim.
 
Breck Spring Fever’s official lodging partners are The Doubletree by Hilton Breckenridge and The Village at Breckenridge. Save your spot in the midst of all the Spring Fever action with this official Spring Fever lodging offer of only $119 a night!  Both properties provide easy access to 31 lifts serving over 150 trails and are both steps away from Historic Breckenridge Main Street. Book your Spring Fever trip today at www.BreckSpringFever.com!
 
Visit Breckenridge.com for additional terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, events and more or call (970) 453-5000. Stay connected all season long and learn more about Breckenridge Ski Resort’s 50th Anniversary Season at www.facebook.com/Breckenridge or @breckenridgemtn on Twitter.
 
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About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, and the Heavenly Ski Resort and Northstar California in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort property and hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

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