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.eagleoutside.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

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, in April, showcases more than 30 of Vail’s finest chefs and restaurateurs alongside the owners and winemakers from nearly 50 of the countries’ top wineries. 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

5 movies, TV shows you might have heard acoustic-rock dueling guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela, performing at The Amp on Sept. 3

Vail, Colo., Sept. 2, 2021 — It’s mesmerizing what Rodrigo y Gabriela can do on a stage with their dueling guitars. The Grammy Award winners with over 1.5 million albums sold worldwide out of Mexico City make their much-anticipated return to the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail on Friday, Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m. The duo performed as part of The Amp’s 30th anniversary celebration in 2017. Tickets for Friday night’s performance start...
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Vail Resorts Announces Opening Dates Across its North American Resorts as it Gears Up for 2021-22 Season

Broomfield, Colo., August 26, 2021 – Vail Resorts today announced the opening dates of its 34 North American resorts, offering guests one of the longest ski seasons in the country with a focus on safety and the guest experience. The action kicks off at Keystone this October, with the resort set to open as early as possible thanks to recent investments in a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient snowmaking system. And with enterprise-wide...
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I-70 Glenwood Canyon Safety Closures

Motorists planning to travel on Interstate 70, visit rest areas or use the recreation path in Glenwood Canyon should pay close attention to road conditions on COtrip.org and weather forecasts. If there is rainfall on the Grizzly Creek burn scar above the roadway, there may be  a safety closure due to the potential for mudslides and other debris flow. If there is a significant vehicle crash, there may be extensive delays or a...
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