Today’s top five things to do in Summit County |

Today’s top five things to do in Summit County

Torchlight Parades are a part of Copper Mountain's holiday celebrations each year. Taking place on both Christmas Eve, Dec 24, and New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, a select group of skiers and riders take to the trail Main Vein with lit flares after dark. As they make their way down the mountain, it creates a wonderful sight to see for all down in Burning Stones Plaza in Center Village. Visit for more information and a full schedule for the 12 Days of Copper holiday celebration.
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Santa in River Run

Keystone, Dec. 23 & 24

1 p.m., Warren Station Center for the Arts, 164 Ida Belle Drive, Keystone. Come to River Run and tell Santa all your last minute wishes.

The Twelve Days of Copper

Copper Mountain, Dec. 23-31

9 a.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle, Copper Mountain. Get your festive on with the Twelve Days of Copper. Torchlight parades for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, fireworks, fire dancers, rail jams and more.

Free Copper Ambassador Mountain Tours

Copper Mountain, Dec. 23 to Apr. 20

10 a.m., Copper Mountain Resort, 209 Ten Mile Circle, Copper Mountain. Come and ski/ride for free with the Copper Ambassadors every day at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Meet at the hut by top of the American Eagle chair. Fun and informative! Daily, Dec. 16, to Apr. 13, 2014.

Holiday Carolers in Lakeside Village

Keystone, Dec. 23

3-6 p.m., Lakeside Village, Keystone. Enjoy holiday carolers in Lakeside village.

Snowshoe Hike in French Gulch

Breckenridge, Dec. 23

10 a.m. to noon, meets at trail-head, call or go online for directions. Hike through Breckenridge’s fabled Golden Horseshoe, the location of dozens of early mining operations. Along the way are scenic views and former mine sites. Weather permitting, call for reservations and pricing, (970) 453-9767 x2.

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