Blog: Ullr Fest in Breckenridge, Colorado 2016

Ullr Fest in Breckenridge, Colorado 2016

Celebrate the Norse God of Snow in Breckenridge, Colorado this January 13th – 16th, 2016! Join the locals for the 53rd year of Ullr Fest for an eccentric, fun experience for all ages.

This year in Breckenridge, celebrate over 50 years of honoring Ullr, the Norse god of snow.

This year in Breckenridge, celebrate over 50 years  of honoring Ullr, the Norse god of snow


In Greek mythology, Ullr (pronounced “Oool-er”) is the winter god who is enchanted with the cold and snow. Over 4 days the Town of Breckenridge will pay homage to Ullr through various events with the hopes he will send us a powder filled winter season.



Ullr Parade

View of Ullr Parade on Main Street Breckenridge


During Ullr Fest don’t be surprised to see many horned Viking helmets, fur cloaks and boots. The annual Ullr Parade is the highlight of the events, with over 12,000 enthusiasts filling Main Street. Stop by our LIV Sotheby’s International Realty office on the corner of Main Street and Ski Hill Road for an excellent viewing of the parade!



ULLR FEST SIGNATURE EVENTS (Click here for more details and events)

Wednesday, 1/13
– Crowning of the Ullr King & Queen + Talent Show
– Riverwalk Center / Doors Open at 6pm / FREE

Thursday, 1/14
– Ullr Parade / Main Street / 4:30pm
– Bonfire / South Gondola Parking Lot / 5 – 7pm

Friday, 1/15
– Ullr Ice Plunge / Maggie Pond / 2-4pm
– Comedy Night / Riverwalk Center / 7pm

Saturday 1/16
– Ice Skating and Ullympics / Steven C. West Arena (189 Boreas Pass Road)/ 1-3pm

Ullr Parade

Join the 12,000 other spectators for the Ullr Parade on Main Street in Breckenridge, Colorado


Krystal Knott

LIV Sotheby's International Realty

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Comment balloon 1 commentKrystal Knott • January 08 2016 02:11PM


Hi Krystal & Justin - We're going to miss it this year, but we've been in Breckenridge for Ullr Fest several times in the past and it was great fun. I hope you guys are doing well, with 2016 off to a great start.

Posted by Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate (New Paradigm Partners LLC) almost 5 years ago