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December 02, 2009 10:00 ET

Holiday Lodging Packages and Festivities Illuminate Breckenridge

Celebrate the Spirit of the Holidays in an Authentic Mountain Town

BRECKENRIDGE, CO--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - Historic buildings are decorated with twinkling lights, the town tree is trimmed and carolers will soon be singing on the street corners. Breckenridge embodies the holiday season with a storybook atmosphere, festive events, winter activities and lodging packages that provide a memorable vacation option.

Featured Holiday Lodging Packages:

-- 20% Off Holiday Season Lodging Just announced, a family of 4 can stay in Breckenridge for 5 nights and ski or board for 4 days. Get 20% savings with prices as low as $155 per person, per night during the holiday season. Package offered December 18, 2009 - January 2, 2010.

-- Feel at "Home for the Holidays" with a festive tree, catered dinner and more Travelers have the option to add on Breckenridge's Home for the Holidays package components and still take advantage of 20% savings on lodging during the peak holiday season. A family of 4 can stay in a Breckenridge condo for 5 nights (at 20% off), ski or board for 4 days at the Breckenridge Ski Resort, experience a dinner sleigh ride, feel at home with a decorated holiday tree and have a catered holiday dinner complete with a roasted turkey and all the fixings. Prices start at $190 per person, per night. Package offered December 18, 2009 through January 2, 2010. Visit www.gobreck.com or call 877.593.5260 today.

More Holiday Events than Ever:

-- Get in the holiday spirit with the Lighting of Breckenridge, December 5, 2009 Breckenridge kicks off its holiday season with the annual lighting of the town tree, which brings together guests and locals every year to rejoice in true holiday spirit.

-- See how snow sculpting got started in Breck with the second annual Breckenridge Snowflake Challenge, December 5-12, 2009 Snow sculpting revisits its zany roots on the streets of Breckenridge. This grass- roots sculpting contest is open to anyone who wants to try their hands at sculpting snow. Sculptures will be on display along Main Street through the holidays.

-- Watch freeskiing and snowboarding's finest pros compete in the second annual Winter Dew Tour, December 17-20, 2009 Mark your calendar as the second annual Action Sports Tour: Winter Dew Tour comes to Breck for its half-pipe and slope-style competitions. Come check out the likes of Hannah Teter, Simon Dumont and more of winter sports' greatest athletes in their quest to become Dew Cup champions.

-- Ring in the New Year Breckenridge style, December 31, 2009 A live concert headlined by Yamn at the Riverwalk Center, a torchlight parade, fireworks and parties and bar specials around town welcome 2010 in style. The perfect time to check out Breck's renowned nightlife scene.

And So Much More:

If you aren't sold yet, there's more holiday cheer to be had from a Holiday Arts Market and holiday arts workshops in the Arts District to a performance of Winter Wonderettes featuring favorite holiday music at the Breckenridge Theatre and a living nativity at the Riverwalk Center.

For more information on Breckenridge's holiday events, activities and packages, visit gobreck.com or call 877.593.5260.

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