‘Powder days " party nights’ Ullr Fest 2006 schedule | SummitDaily.com

‘Powder days " party nights’ Ullr Fest 2006 schedule

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BRECKENRIDGE ” The snow has been falling in Breckenridge this season with no signs of it letting up. Could Ullr, the Norse god of snow, be responsible? Now in its 43rd year, Ullr Fest’s fun and wacky antics are back to honor the god with a weeklong town party in Breckenridge.

– Budweiser Bar Series ” All week long, Friday, Jan. 6 through Friday, Jan. 13

The bar series offers specials and giveaways at area bars and restaurants around Breckenridge.

– Nordic Event and Ullr Bonfire ” Monday, 5:30-9 p.m.

This popular local event is held at the Gold Run Nordic Center (located on the Breckenridge Golf Course) and includes an indoor reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. featuring food, beverages (free beer while it lasts) and the crowning of the Ullr King and Queen. The crowning is followed by a beginner friendly Nordic ski/snowshoe out to the Ullr bonfire from 7-9 p.m. Cocoa and cider are provided at the bonfire.

– Ullr Skating Party ” Tuesday, 6:30-9 p.m.

Skate with Ullr himself at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road. Enjoy hot concessions for sale and $5 skate rentals. All proceeds from this event benefit the scholarship program of the Breckenridge Resort Chamber Ambassadors.

– Ullympics ” Wednesday, 6-8 p.m.

This crazy event features co-ed teams competing for fun and prizes in three zany events. A party follows with beer and prize giveaways. Join us at Carter park for a great time … and don’t forget to practice tossing that frying pan.

– The Imperial Express Superchair Grand Opening Celebration ” Thursday, 10:30 a.m.

Join the Grand Opening Celebration at 10:30 a.m. for prizes, entertainment and more at the base of the Imperial Express Superchair, above Chair 6 on Peak 8. For more information, call (970) 453-5000.

– Ullr Parade ” Thursday, 4:30 p.m.

The famous Ullr Parade launches from the Miners parking lot and proceeds south down Main Street, Breckenridge. The theme of this year’s Ullr Fest is “Powder Days ” Party Nights.” Participation is free.

– Ullr Comedy Night ” Friday, doors open at 7 p.m., opening act starts at 8 p.m.

Join the fun(ny) at Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center. Laugh the night away with some of Denver’s funniest comedians, headlined by Steve “Mudflap” Magrue. Admission is $25, with proceeds benefitting The Carriage House. Cash bar opens at 7 p.m.

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