Come experience the magic of the Colorado high country and fall in love with the Town of Dillon. Perfectly situated on the scenic shores of the Lake Dillon Reservoir with recreation, entertainment, relaxation, and pure fun all at your doorstep. Dillon is a great getaway close to all four of the major ski resorts in Summit County. Aside from being an excellent, central location for embracing Summit County’s winter activities, Dillon bustles with summer events for all ages. Spend an afternoon at the Dillon Marina where rental boats, guided sailing tours, or sailing lessons are available. Let the mining days come alive with a visit to the School House Museum and Historical Park. World-class lodging, dining, and shopping are within minutes of Dillon.
Elevation and Location
The Town of Dillon sits at 9,111 feet above sea level approximately 10 miles east of the Continental Divide. The town has a total area of 2.4 square miles of which 1.5 square miles is land and 0.9 square mile is water.
Festivals and Events
Dillon is known for its summertime farmers markets, arts festivals, and its highly-anticipated Lake Dillon Brew Festival. Dillon is home to an amphitheater, hosting a variety of events, including a weekly concert series through the summer, country dancing, line dancing lessons, and yoga classes. Dillon’s marina offers sailboat, pontoon, paddleboard and kayak rentals, boat tours, and even paddleboard yoga. The Tiki Bar, just above the marina, boasts expansive views of the Ten Mile Range and local pub fare and local beer provided by Pug Ryan brewery.
This small town has a full-time population of 961 residents.
Lake Dillon Theatre
The Lake Dillon Theatre provides unforgettable performances all year, featuring Broadway-style stage productions and a late-night Cabaret Series in an intimate, 70-seat black box theater setting.
Lake Dillon Amphitheatre
Inspired by the scenically spectacular lakeside venue over-looking the majestic Rocky Mountains, visitors can delight in the opportunity to challenge attendees with diverse and engaging live performances, offer an incomparable guest experience and provide authentic, dynamic interactions with the community.