Spring Event Enthusiast

Spring in the Mountains

Spring into a season of fun with events on the mountain to wrap up the ski season, and events in each town to kick off the summer.

LOCAL FAVORITES

Blues, Brews & BBQ
The annual Blues, Brews & BBQ event in Beaver Creek provides a great family-friendly atmosphere. While the brews & BBQ require tickets to taste, the blues band is free to listen to. This is a great place to soak up the spring sun and people watch as you chow down on homestyle cookin’.

Eagle Outside Festival
Join us in Eagle for the unofficial kickoff to summer at the Eagle Outside Festival and Bonfire Block Party.  These two events collide to fill the town with music, bikes, river sports, fishing, food and beer. Head to Eagle Ranch to demo the newest and greatest gear from some of the best bike companies in the industry.  Test the bikes and gear out on the trails and prepare yourself for the long Eagle riding season. For more information on the Bike events, demos and activities, visit www.eagleoutsidefestival.com.

Bonfire Blockparty
Ride into the afternoon and party into the night… the Bonfire Blockparty transforms downtown Eagle into a concert and party with 2 nights of live music.  The lineup, schedule and more can be found at www.bonfireblockparty.com!

GoPro Mountain Games
GoPro Mountain Games are the countries largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music. Pro and amateur athletes compete for fun and glory during this welcome-to-summer festival. From running to climbing, biking to dogs jumping from docks, there isn’t one minute of downtime. Jam pack your weekend with your favorite events, SWAG from outdoor industry partners, nightly concerts, and more. And the best part? It’s all 100% FREE.

ON THE MOUNTAIN

Pink Vail
The world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer, Pink Vail, overtakes Vail Mountain on March 28, 2020. People gather, dressed in pink, for an all-day event with live music, deck parties, costume contests and more.

Vail Closing Day
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!

Spring Back to Vail
And don’t miss Spring Back to Vail – typically closing week of Vail Mountain – which brings nightly musical acts to Vail Village, a variety of spring-themed on-mountain activities and the World Pond Skimming Championships in Golden Peak.

FOR THE FOODIE

Taste of Vail
The Taste of Vail showcases more than 30 of Vail’s finest chefs and restaurateurs alongside the owners and winemakers from nearly 50 of the countries’ top wineries. This event will take place April 1-4, 2020. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Restaurants & Bars

In the Vail Valley, eating isn't merely sustenance - it's an important part of the lifestyle. From fine dining hotspots to casual comforts, it's not hard to find great food. Colorado is known for their locals breweries, distilleries and even wineries. Come sample a taste of Colorado and even international spirit favorites.

Activity Providers

Sure, Vail is world-renowned for its skiing and snowboarding, but the Vail Valley offers plenty beyond vast bowls of bluebird powder days and grippin' groomers. Whether you prefer your adventure water-drenched, iced, air-borne, cliff-side, cycled, motorized or snowy out mountain recreation covers it- and much, much more.

Vail Valley Events

Ski terrain and wonderful snow put the Vail Valley on the map, but it's more than just a ski resort. The calendar is packed with events that are a big part of the Vail Valley's culture. From outdoor concerts at the Ford Amphitheater to bull riding at the rodeo, it's easy to stay busy.

Visitor Information from the Locals

What to Know About COVID-19 and Colorado Travel

Visit Vail Valley understands travelers may be concerned about COVID-19 and how it may affect them. We will be sharing the latest information on this page as we receive it. Travel Recommendations Colorado Visitors: In response to COVID-19, Colorado Governor Jared Polis enacted a statewide "Stay At Home" order effective Thursday, March 26, 2020. The restriction will remain in place until April 11. The only exceptions involve essential trips...
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Visit the Vail Valley Virtually from your Living Room!

There’s no doubt that visitors and locals alike are missing out on experiencing all that the Vail Valley has to offer! Here are a few uniquely Vail suggestions to bring the Vail Valley to you. Betty Ford Alpine Gardens - Download the Alpine Wildflower Finder app featuring 200 beautiful flower photos taken in the Colorado mountains. Bravo! Vail - Visit Bravo Vail’s YouTube channel for a reminder of the joy that music...
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Vail Resorts To Close North American Resorts For The 2019-20 Ski Season

The company will consider reopening Breckenridge, Heavenly and Whistler Blackcomb dependent on the situation with COVID-19 and weather conditions BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Mar. 17, 2020 — Vail Resorts announced today that all of its North American resorts and retail stores will remain closed for the 2019-20 winter ski season amidst the continued challenges associated with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The decision follows the...
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