At the heart of it, Ullr Fest is a town-wide snow dance. The week-long event is Breckenridge’s annual tribute to the Norse god of snow, and it culminates with a notorious Main Street parade. See CURRENT ULLR FEST INFO here.
Check out some of our favorites below and be sure to watch the video of Breck’s world record-breaking shot ski.
The 50th anniversary Ullr Fest parade began with a successful world record-breaking shot ski attempt. Participants lined up to take a drink from an over 250-foot shot ski, which included 153 shots from the Breckenridge Distillery. Photo by Carl Scofield
Grand Lodge on Peak Seven won first prize ($1,000 cash) with its Bronco-themed float. The GL7 crew is no stranger to first prize — Grand Lodge has taken home awards in many previous parades. Photo by Carl Scofield
The Breckenridge Cruisers brought big style to their parade of bikes at Ullr Fest 2013. Photo by Carl Scofield
The Breckenridge Distillery put its own twist on a common sight at Ullr Fest; instead of pulling sleds, couches or kegs, the Breck Distillery car toted barrels. Photo by Carl Scofield
Blue Sage Spa won honorable mention with “Cirque du Blue Sage Spa.” Photo by Carl Scofield
A return to tradition of Ullrs past, the bonfire moved back to town for the 2012 festival. This year, fireworks followed to celebrate the event’s 50th anniversary. Photo by Carl Scofield
Check out images from the entire week at Facebook.com/GoBreck and be sure to watch the video of Breck’s world record-breaking shot ski.