Beaver Creek Village


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Beaver Creek is one of the most luxurious alpine villages in the Vail Valley, nestled in a gated community among the foothills of the Beaver Creek Mountain Resort. The village is well known for its conveniences like heated sidewalks and covered escalators that create a family friendly Vail Resorts favorite. Beaver Creek Village is home to the 500 seat Vilar Performing Center for the Arts boasting a performance calendar that rivals Red Rocks Amphitheater. In addition to the fun shopping and dining throughout the village, seasonal activities include a winter ice rink, a summer scenic gondola, summer family play pavilion with live music, putt-putt course, lawn games, hiking, mountain biking (seasonal), and fly fishing instruction. Visit one of the several wellness spa’s or take a photography lesson while exploring all that the Rocky Mountains has to offer.


Population: 6,447
Elevation: 8,100 feet
Average Temperatures:

  • Winter: High 50°F / Low 19°F
  • Spring: High 75°F / Low 30°F
  • Summer: High 80°F / Low 50°F
  • Autumn: High 75°F / Low 30°F

Claim to Fame: Every year, Beaver Creek Mountain is host to the Birds of Prey World Cup and in 1999 and 2005 Beaver Creek and Vail co-hosted the World Alpine Ski Championship. 


Beaver Creek Ski Resort has the best family-friendly mountains around the Vail Valley. It is perfectly designed to welcome alpine enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. Beaver Creek is the ideal place to learn how to ski or snowboard. The resort has expert ski instructors that use small group programs to ensure each lesson is fun and safe.

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The Vilar Performing Arts Center is a theater owned and operated by the Vail Valley Foundation, which presents numerous year-round performances including Broadway musicals, concerts, comedy and dance.

The Beaver Creek Ice Rink is an outdoor rink situated in the middle of the village. It is the ideal place to create new memories and feel delighted and inspired by your surroundings and breathtaking views. The ice rink is surrounded by fire pits and cozy couches to enjoy a wonderful evening.

Beaver Creek is home to some of the most popular hiking trails in the Vail Valley. These hiking trails feature waterfalls, rivers, streams and lakes. Most trailheads are located just a few minutes from the village. The chairlifts and gondolas operate all summer, which makes it extremely easy for hikers to explore the mountain. Beaver Lake Trail and Turquoise Lakes Trail are some of the most visited trails in the area.


Beaver Creek Resort provides visitors a variety of dining options whether you want to dine in or take a meal to-go. Enjoy prime steaks, fresh seafood, Tex-Mex and traditional Mexican food, New York-style pizza or après snacks. Many of the restaurants have a patio so visitors can enjoy stunning views of the mountain year-round to enjoy the great outdoors or European-style dining outside in the village. You can view Vail Valley restaurants and bars here.


Beaver Creek’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony brings families together to celebrate the magic of winter and kickoff of another wonderful ski season. The event also features a holiday poetry contest, ice skating show and performances by different groups from all over Colorado. The evening closes with a spectacular fireworks display over the village.  This event typically happens Thanksgiving weekend.

Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival features top chefs from around the state serving up delicious barbecue complemented by craft brews and blues music from around the country. This event takes place Memorial Day weekend every year.

Birds of Prey is a World Cup downhill ski race featuring the world’s best skiers in the United States. The alpine event consists of Mach 2 speeds, on-a-dime turns and much more. This event typically happens in December.

Independence Day at Beaver Creek is a fun family event to celebrate our great nation under the stunning blue skies in Colorado. It is the perfect time to explore the unique shops and art galleries, hike through the aspen glades or enjoy lunch on a patio. The night closes with a spectacular firework show.

Oktoberfest returns to Beaver Creek every Labor Day weekend with foot stompin’ oom-pah-pah music, unbeatable beer and wunderbar wurst! It is the perfect time to be outdoors and hike, bike, play a round of golf and celebrate Oktoberfest in Beaver Creek. What tastes better than beer and a brat? A beer and a brat that you’ve earned running for a good cause! On Sunday of Oktoberfest, spend the morning enjoying the beauty of Beaver Creek’s trails with the Beaver Creek Oktoberfest Shuffle (benefiting one of our local nonprofits).


As one of the premier ski resort destinations, Beaver Creek’s accommodations will make your nights as special as daytime fun. Escape from the stress and spoil yourself at the most luxurious hotels in the area. Hotels and lodging are located within minutes of the three primary ski towns: Beaver Creek Village, Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead Village. Guests can enjoy the beautiful mountain views and the best ski-in ski-out locations. Many of the hotels have amenities such as on-site restaurants, all-season heated pools and hot tubs and, for the ultimate relaxation after a long day of mountain adventures, in-house spas where you can pamper yourself.