Tickets are going fast for Breck’s Bacchus Ball |

Tickets are going fast for Breck’s Bacchus Ball

Special to the Daily

BRECKENRIDGE – Mardi Gras in Breckenridge this year will include the inaugural Bacchus Ball, a themed masquerade party at Beaver Run Resort on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 7-11 p.m.Bacchus, in Greek mythology, was the god of wine. The original Bacchus Ball was the first New Orleans Mardi Gras ball open to locals and tourists alike, and Breckenridge will continue that tradition with some added mountain flavor.

The dress is mountain formal, but guests are encouraged to get into the masquerade carnival theme with costumes and masks.Entertainment of the musical kind will be provided by the R&B, funk, blues and rock ‘n’ roll band, Chris Daniels and the Kings. There will also be a variety of Cajun cuisine and cash bars.

Tickets are available for $40 for a single ticket and $75 for a couple ticket. Purchase them online at or in person at the Breckenridge Welcome Center.For more information, contact the Breckenridge Resort Chamber at (970) 453-5055 or visit

Look for complete coverage of Mardi Gras in Summit County in the Friday, Feb. 16 edition of the Summit Scene.

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