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There always seems to be something happening in Vail - from free concerts to outdoor food and wine tasting, check our event calendar to help plan your trip or just to find something interesting to do if you are already here!
Walking Mountains Science Center
 
June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016 - October 02, 2016

Join a Naturalist for an educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain. Learn about summer ecology and animal adaptations as you take in the majestic mountain views. Most ages and abilities, FREE.

Hikes are available every day, not just Saturdays! Hikes run daily at the Nature Discovery Center at Adventure Ridge from 11:00am-12:00pm, 2:00pm-3:00pm daily and Evening Nature Hikes run Thursday-Saturday from 7:00pm-8:00pm. A valid ski pass or scenic gondola ticket ($34) is required to ride the gondola.  Please visit www.walkingmountains.org for more information.
 

Vail Farmers' Market & Art Festival
 
June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016 - October 02, 2016

The Vail Farmers Market is entering its 11th year in Vail on Meadow Drive. The event started with a few tents and now has grown to over 135 tents for 16 Sundays of the summer. We have entertainment for everyone and bring people from all over to enjoy the Rocky Mountains on a Sunday. Enjoy strolling down East Meadow Drive in Vail while tasting treats from Colorado. Parking for the Market is at the Vail Village Parking or Lionshead Parking.

For more details, please see www.vailfarmersmarket.com

Walking Mountains Science Center
 
June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016 - October 02, 2016

Take your nature exploration on Vail Mountain to a new level by attending an interpretive nature talk. A Naturalist will present on a wide variety of topics so you will understand and enjoy Vail Mountain even more. All ages, FREE. Talks are available every day, not just Friday!

The talks are at 1:00pm & 3:30pm daily and at 5:30pm Thursday-Saturday.

A valid ski pass or scenic gondola ticket ($34) is required to ride the gondola.

For more information visit www.walkingmountain.org.

 

FAC
 
July 1, 2016
July 01, 2016 - September 02, 2016

Vail mountain comes alive with the sound of music Fridays and Saturdays all summer long. Kick off the weekend with free live music, food and drink and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley on Vail Mountain. 

Join us for Friday Afternoon Club featuring free live music every Friday evening through labor day weekend, from 5- 8pm at Eagle’s Nest on Vail Mountain. 

Mountain top music continues into the weekend with Saturday Sundown Series every Saturday through Labor Day weekend at Eagle’s Nest from 4 to 6pm.

Don’t miss out on Mountain-top Music this weekend and all summer on Vail Mountain! 

FAC & SSS Artists for each week:

July 1/2: 

Friday: Renegade Sons

Saturday: Mac McCain duo

July 8/9

Friday: Down to Funk

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

July 15/16

Friday: The Altitones

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

July 22/23

Friday: Renegae Sons

Saturday: Taylor & Tim Duo

July 29/30

Friday: The Sessh

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

 

August 5/6

Friday: The Altitones

Saturday: Mac McCain duo

August 12/13

Friday: Hardscrabble

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

August 19/20

Friday: The Sessh

Saturday: taylor and Tim duo

August 26/27

Friday: Down to Funk

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

September 2/3

Friday: The Altitones.

Saturday: Mac McCain duo

FAC
 
July 2, 2016
July 02, 2016 - September 03, 2016

Vail mountain comes alive with the sound of music Fridays and Saturdays all summer long. Kick off the weekend with free live music, food and drink and more all while enjoying amazing sunsets and the best views in the valley on Vail Mountain. 

Join us for Friday Afternoon Club featuring free live music every Friday evening through labor day weekend, from 5- 8pm at Eagle’s Nest on Vail Mountain. 

Mountain top music continues into the weekend with Saturday Sundown Series every Saturday through Labor Day weekend at Eagle’s Nest from 4 to 6pm.

Don’t miss out on Mountain-top Music this weekend and all summer on Vail Mountain! 

FAC & SSS Artists for each week:

July 1/2: 

Friday: Renegade Sons

Saturday: Mac McCain duo

July 8/9

Friday: Down to Funk

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

July 15/16

Friday: The Altitones

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

July 22/23

Friday: Renegae Sons

Saturday: Taylor & Tim Duo

July 29/30

Friday: The Sessh

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

 

August 5/6

Friday: The Altitones

Saturday: Mac McCain duo

August 12/13

Friday: Hardscrabble

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

August 19/20

Friday: The Sessh

Saturday: taylor and Tim duo

August 26/27

Friday: Down to Funk

Saturday: Living Being – Mauricio and Dina

September 2/3

Friday: The Altitones.

Saturday: Mac McCain duo

Vail Valley Cup Soccer
 
July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016 - September 02, 2016

Join us for Mountain Top Yoga on Fridays and Saturdays from 10-11am at Mid-Vail outside on the deck. This serene yoga class offers an unbeatable backdrop, surrounded by a peaceful mountain setting. Stick around after to soak up the sunshine and views while you enjoy a bit and drink on the deck at Sarges.

Vail Valley Cup Soccer
 
July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016 - September 03, 2016

Join us for Mountain Top Yoga on Fridays and Saturdays from 10-11am at Mid-Vail outside on the deck. This serene yoga class offers an unbeatable backdrop, surrounded by a peaceful mountain setting. Stick around after to soak up the sunshine and views while you enjoy a bit and drink on the deck at Sarges.

Jazz at Vail Square
 
August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016 - September 01, 2016

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square: Cécile McLorin Salvant

Aug 11 | 6:00 P.M. | Vail Square in Lionshead | Tickets start at $20.

Hosted at the epicenter of Lionshead Village’s bustling summer scene, Vail Jazz @ Vail Square brings a high-energy lineup of jazz heavyweights to Vail’s hotspot for culture and entertainment. With a cold beverage and unbeatable views, this series has quickly become the Thursday night event of Vail’s summer music scene! 2016 GRAMMY winner for best jazz vocal album, Cécile McLorin Salvant's theatrical performances are blessed with perfect pitch and enunciation, wrapped in a playful sense of humor. Possessing a rich and varied tonal palette, combined with a supple sense of swing, she offers unique interpretations of American standards, as well as some unknown and scarcely recorded jazz and blues morsels. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square: Maraca & His Latin Jazz All-Stars

Aug 18 | 6:00 P.M. | Vail Square in Lionshead | Tickets start at $20.

Hosted at the epicenter of Lionshead Village’s bustling summer scene, Vail Jazz @ Vail Square brings a high-energy lineup of jazz heavyweights to Vail’s hotspot for culture and entertainment. With a cold beverage and unbeatable views, this series has quickly become the Thursday night event of Vail’s summer music scene! Havana-born flutist Orlando "Maraca" Valle blends jazz improvisation with the most dance-able elements of Cuban popular music. His international appeal has led him to stages globally, performing in a variety of genres including Latin jazz, Cuban jazz, salsa, timba, world music and jazz fusion. For more information, visit vailjazz.orgor call 970-479-6146.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square: H2 Big Band Tribute to Count Basie

Aug 25 | 6:00 P.M. | Vail Square in Lionshead | Tickets start at $20.

Hosted at the epicenter of Lionshead Village’s bustling summer scene, Vail Jazz @ Vail Square brings a high-energy lineup of jazz heavyweights to Vail’s hotspot for culture and entertainment. With a cold beverage and unbeatable views, this series has quickly become the Thursday night event of Vail’s summer music scene! "Count" Basie led his jazz orchestra for nearly 50 years and forever influencing the sound of big band music and ensemble jazz. That distinctive "Basie sound" is impressively channeled by the H2 Big Band, a world-class ensemble of 17 musicians under the co-leadership of trumpeter Al Hood and pianist Dave Hanson. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square: The Vail Jazz All-Stars, Alumni Quintet & The Vail Jazz Party House Band

Sept 1 | 6:00 P.M. | Vail Square in Lionshead | Tickets start at $20.

Hosted at the epicenter of Lionshead Village’s bustling summer scene, Jazz @ Vail Square brings a high-energy lineup of jazz heavyweights to Vail’s new hotspot for culture and entertainment. With a cold beverage and unbeatable views, this series has quickly become the Thursday night event of Vail’s summer music scene! The Vail Jazz Party House Band with a powerhouse lineup of John Clayton, Jeff Clayton, Wycliffe Gordon, Terell Stafford, Bill Cunliffe and Lewis Nash will be joined by the Vail Jazz All-Stars and Vail Jazz Alumni Quintet in a generational showdown between long-time Jazz legends and rising stars. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.


Jazz at the Farmers' Market
 
August 14, 2016
August 14, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Vail Jazz @ The Market: BLT and Bob Rebholz

Aug 14 | 12 Noon | Solaris, Vail Farmers' Market | FREE

Vail Jazz presents ten FREE outdoor concerts featuring local and regionally-based jazz talent at the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show. The jazz concerts are a natural complement to the fabulous shopping and wonderful food for which the casual outdoor market is known. BLT, or Brian Loftus and Tony Gulizia, will present the jazz you know and love, from Duke Ellington to Count Basie, from the Gershwins and Cole Porter to Al Jarreau and Van Morrison. BLT will be joined by Bob Rebholz on saxophone. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.

Vail Jazz @ The Market: Katie Glassman and Snapshot

Aug 21 | 12 Noon | Solaris, Vail Farmers' Market | FREE

Vail Jazz presents ten FREE outdoor concerts featuring local and regionally-based jazz talent at the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show. The jazz concerts are a natural complement to the fabulous shopping and wonderful food for which the casual outdoor market is known. Fiddler/singer/songwriter Katie Glassman, joined by guitarist Joey McKenzie and bassist Gavin Kelso, will present their marriage of old-time Western music with contemporary songwriting and musicianship sensibilities. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.

Vail Jazz @ The Market: Chuck Lamb Jazzfusion Quartet 

Aug 28 | 12 Noon | Solaris, Vail Farmers' Market| FREE

Vail Jazz presents ten FREE outdoor concerts featuring local and regionally-based jazz talent at the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show. The jazz concerts are a natural complement to the fabulous shopping and wonderful food for which the casual outdoor market is known. Stellar keyboard player Chuck Lamb and Jazzfusion Quartet will play hard-driving originals and put some new twists on some old standards, delivering a great afternoon of top flight jazz, including some ballads, blues, straight ahead jazz, and a plethora of tuneful energy. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.


Jazz at Vail Square
 
August 14, 2016
August 14, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Vail Jazz @ The Remedy: Tony Gulizia feat. Bob Rebholz (Sax)

Aug 14 | 8:30 P.M. | The Remedy at The Four Seasons | FREE

Vail Jazz's partnership with The Remedy brings Jazz to Vail every Sunday night! Join local Jazz great Tony Gulizia, Brian Loftus and featured guest Bob Rebholz for exciting and improvisational Jazz performances. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.

Vail Jazz @ The Remedy: Tony Gulizia feat. Katie

Aug 21 | 8:30 P.M. | The Remedy at The Four Seasons | FREE

Vail Jazz's partnership with The Remedy brings Jazz to Vail every Sunday night! Join local Jazz great Tony Gulizia, Brian Loftus and featured guests Katie Glassman and Greg Schochet for exciting and improvisational Jazz performances. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.

Vail Jazz @ The Remedy: Tony Gulizia featuring surprise guests

Aug 28 | 8:30 P.M. | The Remedy at The Four Seasons | FREE

Vail Jazz's partnership with The Remedy brings Jazz to Vail every Sunday night! Join local Jazz great Tony Gulizia, Brian Loftus and featured surprise guests for exciting and improvisational Jazz performances. For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.


Gourmet on Gore
 
September 2, 2016
September 02, 2016 - September 05, 2016

Gourmet on Gore returns to Vail Village for the ninth year over Labor Day weekend, Sep. 2 – Sep. 5, 2015. Gourmet on Gore’s main event - a multi-day, open-air food and wine tasting - takes place along Vail’s Gore Creek Drive and Bridge Street showcasing the Vail Valley’s premier culinary talent as well as wines, spirits and beers from around the world. Live music, delicious food and superb drinks all meet together on this unique weekend to create a delightful epicurean atmosphere in Vail Village. There is no cost for admission to Gourmet on Gore’s open-air tasting, and the event is open to the public. All cuisine and beverages are offered a-la-carte at very inviting and affordable prices. 


For more details, please see www.gohighline.com.

Jazz at Vail Square
 
September 2, 2016
September 02, 2016 - September 05, 2016

Vail Jazz Party 

Sept 2-5 | Ongoing | VailSquare in Lionshead; Marriott Grand Ballroom |Tickets start at $55.

The grand finale of both the Vail Jazz Festivaland the beautiful Colorado summer season, the Vail Jazz Party features ajam-packed lineup with over 35 headliners that join together to play in groupperformances, multi-artist jam sessions, and inspiring multimedia tributes tojazz legends. Vail Jazz party will be featuring a House Band with John Clayton,Jeff Clayton, Terell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Cunliffe, and Lewis Nash.With other 35 hours of jazz music, the Vail Jazz Party has cemented itsreputation as the premier Labor Day weekend event!

 For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.



Jazz at Vail Square
 
September 2, 2016
September 02, 2016

RiverwalkFirst Fridays: The Delta Sonics


Sept 2 | 5:30 P.M. | Riverwalk Backyard Amphitheaterin Edwards | FREE


Afour-part concert and community event series, KZYR and Vail Jazz, together withAlpine Bank and Kaiser Permanente present Riverwalk First Fridays in thestunning new amphitheater by the Eagle River. This event creates the perfectmeeting ground for family, community and culture in the heart of Edwards.Westword Magazine calls The Delta Sonics the best blues band in Denver, led byharmonica expert, Al Chesis. Delta Sonics will close out the Riverwalk FirstFridays series with a memorable performance! For more information, visit vailjazz.org or call 970-479-6146.

 





Vail Automotive Classic Show
 
September 9, 2016
September 09, 2016 - September 11, 2016

The most comprehensive auto, aircraft, and motorcycle show in the Colorado Rockies is back for it’s seventh year. The Vail Automotive Classic will once again be hosting a weekend filled with automobile and aircraft events in the Vail Valley, September 9-11, 2016.

Please visit www.vailautomotiveclassic.com for more information.

Vail Outlier Offroad Festival
 
September 9, 2016
September 09, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Mountain bike festival spread across Lionshead and Vail Village, the event spans both base areas while using extensive portions of the mountain, its lifts and its trails. Featuring bike and product demos, a back-country race and a 3-stage Enduro.,

To learn more visit the official site at www.outlier.bike.

Vail Oktoberfest in Lionshead
 
September 9, 2016
September 09, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Munich comes to Vail for the world’s greatest celebration of beer, music and autumn - Oktoberfest! The event will see two full weekends of blown-out Bavarian fun including the return of many crowd favorites like the Bratwurst Eating Contests and Keg Bowling. Emulating the age-old celebration known all over the world, Vail Oktoberfest delights guests with Hacker-Pschorr Beer, Bavarian music and dancing, traditional fare, yodeling, alpenhorn blowing, and much more.

For more information visit www.vailoktoberfest.com.



Vail World Youth Fly Fishing Champi...
 
September 11, 2016
September 11, 2016 - September 18, 2016

The championship is a wonderful event to attend as the venues are the free flowing rivers and majestic lakes of the Rocky Mountains and the mountain resort towns of Colorado. The Town of Vail is the location for the opening and closing ceremonies and host hotel.

For more information visit www.wffc2016.com.

Colorado Grand Car Rally
 
September 16, 2016
September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016

The Colorado Grand® is an annual charity tour for 1960 and earlier sports and race cars of distinction. The event was founded in 1989 by Englewood automotive enthusiast Bob Sutherland. Every September at the peak of the fall color season approximately 85 vintage cars are driven in this relaxed, non-competitive event, covering 1,000 miles through the Rockies in five days.2016 will be the 28th anniversary for this remarkable event. Each year this event has continued to provide great help for Colorado Charities. To date, the event has contributed more than $4 million dollars.

For more information, visit www.co1000.com
Vail Oktoberfest in Vail Village
 
September 16, 2016
September 16, 2016 - September 18, 2016

Munich comes to Vail for the world’s greatest celebration of beer, music and autumn - Oktoberfest! The event will see two full weekends of blown-out Bavarian fun including the return of many crowd favorites like the Bratwurst Eating Contests and Keg Bowling. Emulating the age-old celebration known all over the world, Vail Oktoberfest delights guests with Hacker-Pschorr Beer, Bavarian music and dancing, traditional fare, yodeling, alpenhorn blowing, and much more.

For more information visit www.vailoktoberfest.com.



Vail Restaurant Week
 
September 30, 2016
September 30, 2016 - October 09, 2016

The fourth annual Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week is set for September 30th – October 9th 2016. The event will once again span throughout Vail and Beaver Creek Villages and feature a wide variety of prix fixe specials all set at $20.16. To further enhance each guest’s dining experience, each bite will be perfectly paired with spectacular autumn views spread across the stunning mountain backdrops provided by Vail and Beaver Creek.

Learn more about Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week at www.diningataltitude.com and be sure to check back soon to find out more about each unique restaurant special and event lodging packages offered.

Vail Valley Cup Soccer
 
October 1, 2016
October 01, 2016 - October 02, 2016

The Vail Valley Soccer Cup hosts 132 teams, including Vail Valley soccer club teams ages U10‐U18 boys & girls. The club has grown the tournament by accepting girls team levels U16 & U18. and offering a 9v9 format to U11 and U12 teams.

For more information visit www.vailsoccer.com.

Vail Valley Cup Soccer
 
October 20, 2016
October 20, 2016 - October 23, 2016

Be inspired by speakers from around the world as they present their contributions to the global good.


For more information visit www.shouldertoshoulder.com

Vail Snow Daze
 
December 9, 2016
December 09, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Vail Snow Daze, the largest early-season mountain bash in North America, returns December 9- 11, 2016. Enjoy fresh tracks on the mountain and sponsor expo village by day and après parties and free live concerts by night. 

Check back for more information.

Vail Family Holidaze
 
December 16, 2016
December 16, 2016 - December 18, 2016

Vail Holidaze is the perfect place for family celebration this holiday season, as the town and mountain come alive with lights, sounds, events and cheer during the month of December. Embrace the holidays with the annual tree lighting ceremony and lantern walk. On New Year’s Eve torchlight ski down and fireworks, ring in the New Year Vail style with theTorchlight Parade, followed by fireworks at Golden Peak. Watch as ski instructors and Vail locals form a glowing train as they ski down Golden Peak with glowing sticks followed by a fireworks display.

Holidaze is free and open to the public. 


Vail Family Holidaze
 
December 16, 2016
December 16, 2016 - December 18, 2016

Vail Holidaze is the perfect place for family celebration this holiday season, as the town and mountain come alive with lights, sounds, events and cheer during the month of December. Embrace the holidays with the annual tree lighting ceremony and lantern walk. On New Year’s Eve torchlight ski down and fireworks, ring in the New Year Vail style with theTorchlight Parade, followed by fireworks at Golden Peak. Watch as ski instructors and Vail locals form a glowing train as they ski down Golden Peak with glowing sticks followed by a fireworks display.

Holidaze is free and open to the public. 


CarniVail
 
February 25, 2017
February 25, 2017 - February 28, 2017

Vail gets hit with a spicy taste of New-Orleans-style fun when CarniVail returns to Vail this February. Guests will enjoy Mardi Gras merriment and all the Cajun fixin’s from a legendary crawfish boil to the Fat Tuesday Parade and Street Festival. CarniVail is certain to be the ultimate Mardi Gras celebration at 8,150’. With a full lineup of activities including on-mountain crawfish boils, non-stop Cajun Après and After-Dark parties, Fat Tuesday Parade and street festival, fun contests, prizes and giveaways, and much more, CarniVail is one celebration not to be missed.

Burton U.S. Open
 
February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017 - March 05, 2017

The Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships, which first took place in 1982, is now the longest-running snowboarding competition in the world, attracting over 100 of the world’s top slopestyle and halfpipe competitors year after year. After taking place on the east coast for 30 years, the event will take center stage for the fourth year in a row at Vail Mountain. Enjoy competitions and expo village by day, and aprés parties and free live concerts by night. Visit Burton.com/USO for more information.

http://www.vail.com/events/burton-us-open.aspx

Taste of Vail
 
April 5, 2017
April 05, 2017 - April 08, 2017

Taste of Vail is an idea, a platform for promoting the Vail lifestyle via the community's ever-evolving food and beverage assets. This is done through the organization's iconic food and wine event in the spring, along with additional activities throughout the year designed to support and elevate the community.

Learn more at TasteofVail.com

GoPro Mountain Games
 
June 8, 2017
June 08, 2017 - June 11, 2017

The country's largest celebration of adventure sports, music, and the mountain lifestyle returns once again when The GoPro Mountain Games returns to Vail.
Professional and amateur outdoor adventure athletes from the Vail Valley and around the world will converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in nine sports and 25 disciplines including: x-country and road cycling, freestyle, 8-Ball, sprint and extreme kayaking, raft cross, World Cup Bouldering, stand up paddle sprint and surf cross, as well as trail, mud and road running, dog comps and the Ultimate Mountain Challenge.

In addition to the athletic events, the GoPro Mountain Games will include a mountain photography competition, adventure film school, film festival, an interactive exhibition and demo area, live music, and mountain lifestyle parties.

The Mountain Games are a project of the Vail Valley Foundation.

For more information please visit the GoPro Mountain Games website.