Ullr Fest

Ullr Fest

Late January to early February
A winter festival in Breckenridge, Colo., this celebration recognizesUllr, the Norse god of winter and a stepson of Thor. Highlights are a parade, skiing and other sporting events, and a snow sculpture championship.
CONTACTS:
Breckenridge Resort Chamber
311 S. Ridge St.
P.O. Box 1909
Breckenridge, CO 80424
888-251-2417 or 970-453-2913; fax: 970-453-7238
www.gobreck.com
SOURCES:
DictFolkMyth-1984, p. 1148
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He started the Ullr Fest tradition in this area, where people burn wooden skis in hopes the Norse god of winter, Ullr, will bring more snow.
IF you're visiting in January try to make the town's week-long Ullr Fest celebrating the Norse God of Snow.
On our last day we had the honour as "visiting celebrities from England" of judging the Ullr Fest parade.