A Weekend of Craft, Culture, and Community in the Heart of Colorado

This October, the town of Breckenridge, Colorado, will be abuzz with the excitement and allure of the Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival, scheduled for October 6-8, 2023.

The event promises a delightful weekend for enthusiasts and connoisseurs of handcrafted spirits, offering a unique opportunity to reconnect with friends, engage with innovative distillers, and deepen your understanding and appreciation of craft spirits.

Event Highlights

The festival’s centerpiece is “Still on the Hill,” a grand tasting event set for Saturday, October 7, 2023, at 4 pm at the Riverwalk Center.

Attendees will receive a complimentary tasting glass as they embark on a sensory journey, savoring exquisite craft spirits, indulging in craft cocktails, and enjoying delectable bites from local restaurants.

The atmosphere will be enlivened with live bluegrass music performed by Local Folk, providing the perfect backdrop for an afternoon of tasting and toasting.

Beyond the grand tasting, the festival’s schedule is packed with a variety of engaging events spread across Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Participants can look forward to spirited seminars, historical hikes and walking tours, craft workshops, and an artist exhibition and residency.

The town will also host craft cocktail and scavenger hunt events, distillery tours and tastings, museum and history tours, and special brunch offerings on “Bloody Sunday.”

Location & Lodging

Nestled in the breathtaking town of Breckenridge, less than two hours from Denver International Airport, the festival is easily accessible for both local and international visitors.

Beaver Run, the host lodging property conveniently located near downtown, offers a shuttle service around town, making it easy for attendees to explore and enjoy all the weekend’s activities.

With room rates starting at $134 per night, Beaver Run provides a range of lodging options, from hotel rooms to two-bedroom condos.


The Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival is more than just a celebration of craft spirits; it’s a convergence of craft, culture, and community in a town known for its scenic beauty and vibrant energy. Whether you’re a spirits aficionado or simply looking for a weekend of fun and relaxation, this festival offers something for everyone. Mark your calendars and prepare for a weekend of elevated spirits in Breckenridge this October!

For more details and ticket information, visit Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival.