Whether you are looking for something a bit more laid back and relaxed or something action packed, the Vail Valley has multiple summer events that will please the whole family. From outdoor concerts at the Ford Amphitheater to bull riding at the rodeo, it’s easy to stay busy!
Action Packed Events
The Beaver Creek Summer Solstice Trail Run is arguably the most enjoyable race in the Dynafit Trail Running Series made possible by the Vail Recreation District. Beginning and ending in beautiful Creekside Park in the heart of Beaver Creek, the Summer Solstice run sends participants through and around the resort community.
Laid Back Events
Insider Tip: Staying hydrated is extremely important when you are at high altitude — especially when you are out in the sun. Make it a priority to take water breaks throughout the day.
Vail Dance Festival
Celebrate two weeks of exceptional artistry at the Vail Dance Festival. There is nothing quite like a night spent under the stars, taking in all the festival has to offer from tap dance, to modern to classical ballet.
Hot Summer Nights
Enjoy this free concert series hosted every Tuesday evening throughout the summer at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. Bring a picnic and enjoy the Hot Summer Nights show from the lawn while taking in the beautiful Colorado air.
Bravo!Vail hosts some of the greatest orchestras, musicians, and acclaimed soloists throughout the summer. Come watch these masters perform in a breathtaking mountain setting at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater.
ShowDown Town is a locals favorite bringing everyone together to enjoy free music and activities for the entire family. Make your Thursdays a little bit more fun and come down to Eagle to enjoy the beautiful summer evenings.
Vilar Performing Arts Center
Vilar Performing Arts Center is located in the heart of Beaver Creek and presents a variety of year round performances including concerts, jazz, comedy, dance, film, musicals, family shows and so much more!
Avon LIVE Concerts in the Park
Avon LIVE! Concerts in the Park series at Nottingham Park offers four exceptional evenings of live music. This Wednesday evening music series provides an opportunity to come together and experience music, fresh and unique foods from food-trucks and enjoy a summer evening outside.
Vail Jazz Festival
Vail Jazz Festival provides a series of unique performances and signature educational programs from some of the best jazz musicians out there! It all cumulates with the Vail Jazz Party that promises a jam-packed lineup throughout Labor Day Weekend.
Amp Summer Concert Series
Amp Summer Concert Series is a a summer-long music series that brings headliner music to Vail! The series is booked in collaboration with AEG Presents, one of the largest live music companies in the world, and brings well-known rock, pop, country, and bluegrass icons to the Gerald Ford Amphitheatre throughout the summer and early fall. The concerts will be at the It promises to be a really good time.
Valley Wide Markets
Although farmers markets aren’t unique to the Vail Valley, each market is one of a kind, with unique wares, beautiful art, delicious snacks, handmade crafts and more! We have four farmers markets that span across the valley during the summer months:
Insider Tip: Plan on eating a meal at one of the local farmer’s market. From crepes to tacos to paella, think of it as an artisan food court. In addition to the local fruits, veggies and meat, there is art, live music and much more!
Vail, Colorado will become the epicenter of climate action at the inaugural Climb It For Climate on Saturday, September 24 at 9:00 a.m. The event will feature a hike up Berrypicker on Vail Mountain with education and action stations plus interactive challenges along the trail and will culminate at Eagle’s Nest where participants will enjoy live music, food, and beverages.
“Climb It for Climate aims to unite our community around the...
Alpine Bank is partnering with Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley for a Shred Event, giving people the opportunity to dispose of confidential documents securely. Bring boxes of paperwork to the Habitat ReStore Vail Valley to be securely shredded and recycled.
“We are proud to partner with the ReStore once again at the Shred Event. This is a great community event that allows people to securely recycle their personal documents — I hope people...
Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte announced today their opening dates for the winter 2022-23 season, starting with Keystone's kick-off in October and running all the way until spring with Breckenridge open well into May. Keystone will open as soon as weather and conditions permit in October, thanks to its state-of-the-art, energy-efficient snowmaking system. Breckenridge and Vail will follow on Nov. 11, and...