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Take a look at our list of what's going on in June.
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens:
Vail is home to the highest botanical garden in North America. The gardens are open year round and offer free admission for guests to see beautiful streams, waterfalls and golden aspens.
Guided tours are being offered Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays starting June 22. The tours will cost $10 per person.
Yoga in the gardens will be taking place Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays starting June 22 from 9am-10am. Yoga will cost $15 per person.
Gardens plant sale taking place June 5 and 6. Waterwise plants and handmade troughs will be available for sale.
Colorado Snow Sports Museum:
The museum is a world-class display of ski history with a gift shop and and theater open Tuesdays-Sundays from 11am-4pm.
Vail history tours are offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 11am. They cost $5 per person.
Vail Whitewater Race Series:
Standup paddleboard and kayak racing on the Gore Creek. The international bridge in Vail Village is the prefect place to come watch as the racers finish right past the bridge. The competition is open to the public and preregistration is required.
Races take place June 9 and 16 at 5:15pm.
Vail Golf Club:
The Grill on the Gore restaurant will be open for dining inside and on the outdoor patio starting June 14.
The 18-hole golf course with amazing views of the Gore Range is now open for play.
Virtual Vail Farmers' Market and Art Show:
June 14-28, pickup on Sundays June 21 & 28.
During the month of June the Farmers' Market & Art Show will be held virtually and any purchases made can be picked up in the village.
The live market will resume starting July 5 through October 4.
Vail Tennis Center:
Offering eight Har-Tru clay courts with the Gore Range as a stunning backdrop.
The courts are open daily and the Tennis Center includes a full-service pro shop that rents rackets and courts, offers private lessons and provides clinics for all ages. Vail Rec District runs morning, evening and weekend play for men, women and mixed doubles, as well as week-long junior camps.
Golden Peak Pickleball Center:
Residents and guests of all ages are welcome to participate in daily drop-in play, clinics, private lessons, leagues, mixers, tournaments, junior camps and more.
Please call for reservations: 970-471-3757
Vail Public Library:
The library is open everyday from 11am-6pm. Located on the in-town bus route across from Dobson Ice Arena, the library includes over 52,000 fiction, non-fiction, visual media and audio books, plus more than 300 magazine subscriptions and newspapers in print or electronic format. Free computer stations and Wi-Fi are available for use.
The library is offering the following virtual classes in June:
Virtual Story Time via Facebook: Monday – Thursday, 10AM
Virtual Gentle Yoga via Zoom: Monday & Wednesday, 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Virtual Zumba via Zoom: Monday, 5:30PM
Virtual Bilingual Story Time via Facebook: Saturday, 10AM
Vail Nature Center:
Spanning seven acres, The Vail Nature Center offers the chance to explore the amazing trails along Gore Creek and interesting exhibits in the facility.