Getaways to Mexico, Arizona, Telluride & more available while supporting independent film  

Details of Event: 

What: Breckenridge Film Festival's Hollywood & Wine annual fundraiser: Academy Awards® viewing party 

Where: Speakeasy Theater, 103 S Harris St., Breckenridge  

When: Sunday, February 24, 5:45 p.m. until the Best Picture is announced 

Cost: Adult $45 in advance, VIP $70 in advance; Couples Night Out VIP 4-pack $260 (four adults VIP; advance only). Features: Fine Wines, Local Beers, Food from Ridge St. Kitchen Catering, LIVE & Silent Auctions with Getaways to Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico, Telluride, Denver/Colorado Avs & more! Festivities include Wine Pull, Lighting Rounds of Film Trivia (‘Top Hat & Tail Feathers’) and  more!

Link to Tickets:

Looking for a cure for the winter blues? Walk the red carpet at Hollywood & Wine on Sunday, February 24. The Academy Awards® is the biggest event in the film industry and the Breckenridge Film Festival celebrates this prestigious evening with a viewing party as its annual fundraiser.  

 Live auction items being offered include getaways to Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico, Telluride and more. Guests are invited to walk Summit County’s version of the red carpet while supporting independent film and experiencing Hollywood’s most important ceremony honoring last year’s best films live on the movie screen at the Speakeasy Theater in Breckenridge.    

“Hollywood and Wine is shaping up to be a really fun event, and the Breck Film Fest is excited to host the Academy Awards® ceremony as our annual fundraiser,” said Breckenridge Film Festival Executive Director Janice Miller. “Ridge St. Kitchen Catering is back on board, we’ve added a fabulous live auction and a few other surprises to round out the festivities. In addition to the fun, it’s an important night to support unique film experiences outside of blockbusters in our community.”  


In addition to viewing the Oscars® on the big screen with fine beverages and fabulous food, the fifth annual edition of Breck Film Fest’s Hollywood & Wine fundraiser features an expanded lineup including a live auction featuring getaways to Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico, Telluride and more. Other festivities include a paddle raise, film trivia games, best-dressed contests, a silent auction, and fun opportunities to win prizes. Cocktail attire is encouraged but not required.   

Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and the evening will finish when the Best Picture is announced.  

 Advanced tickets are available now at  TICKETS HERE and include both individual and Couples Night options. For advanced purchase, an individual ticket is $45 per adult and includes two drink tickets, or a VIP ticket is $70 per adult and includes an open bar and one ticket to win; if available, admission at the door is an additional $5 per person for either option. Back by popular demand, a Couple’s Night Out VIP 4-pack is available in advance only for $260 and includes open bar for four adults and one ticket to win per guest.  

Founded in 1981, the Breckenridge Film Festival has grown significantly in recent years. This annual fundraiser supports the annual festival, September 19 – 22, most notably the free educational components including the Children’s programming, Teen workshops and Adult forums, as well as funding for year-round independent film programs through the Summit Film Society.  


This event is not sponsored by or affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.