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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!
Vail Snow Daze
December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Vail Snow Daze, the largest early-season mountain bash in North America, returns December 11 - 13, 2015. Enjoy fresh tracks on the mountain and sponsor expo village by day and après parties and free live concerts by night.

2015 artists TBA. Past performers have included Michael Franti & Spearhead, Wilco, Rusted Root, O.A.R., and Barenaked Ladies, just to name a few.  

Vail Family Holidaze
December 19, 2015
December 19, 2015 - December 20, 2015

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 the 6:15pm Torchlight 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 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

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, lantern walk and New Year’s Eve torchlight ski down and fireworks, all of which are free and open to the public. 

January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016 - January 22, 2016

Gather your girlfriends and join in on female specific ski demos, customized lessons and events. Vail Mountain presents ‘SKADI Fest,’ a first annual Women’s Weekend featuring equipment demo and expo village, guided ski school experience with female instructors and VIP events, all taking place in Lionshead and all necessary ingredients for a fabulous, exclusive, women’s-only event in Vail. Skadi (pronounced ‘Scotty’) means the Norse goddess of winter. In essence, this will be a gathering of skiing goddesses, near and far.

February 6, 2016
February 06, 2016 - February 09, 2016

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 29, 2016
February 29, 2016 - March 05, 2016

The Burton US Open, which first took place in 1982, is now the longest-running snowboarding competition in the world, attracting the world’s top competitors. After taking place on the east coast for 30 years, the event will take center stage for the second year in a row at Vail Mountain.

Taste of Vail
March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016 - April 02, 2016

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.

Pink Vail
April 2, 2016
April 02, 2016

Pink Vail™, on April 2, 2016, is the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer. Enjoy live music, a costume contest, themed deck parties and the Celebration Ski Down on Vail Mountain. All ages and abilities can participate, and skiing is not required. 100% of the proceeds benefit patient care and survivorship programming at Shaw Regional Cancer Center. 

To get involved, visit

Vail Closing Day
April 10, 2016
April 10, 2016

Vail Closing Day is always a great event! We celebrate the end of the season with a festive day that include the World Pond Skimming Championships. Don't miss it!

Spring Back to Vail
April 10, 2016
April 10, 2016

Springtime in the Rockies welcomes warmer temperatures, stellar skiing conditions, grilling out at various on-mountain decks and, of course, awesome events. Spring Back to Vail, the annual spring bash celebrating the close of the winter season, returns to Vail for its thirteenth year. In 2016, SBTV will pack all its power into a one-day, closing day event that is sure to create a positive, long-lasting memorable experience for our guests. Enjoy a jam-packed day of action including the World Pond Skimming Championships, live concert, sponsor Expo Village, an on-mountain luau, aprés parties, giveaways, and so much more. End the season in style with some serious fun under the sun at Spring Back to Vail

Stay tuned for more information inc free concerts and more.