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Vail Events and Activities

Vail Done Right, All Year Long.

Enjoy the many seasonal events that take place in Vail all year long. There is always something exciting going on. During your next Vail vacation, check out the event calendar to see what is happening around town.

Town of Vail Summer Experience

Vail Farmers' Market and Art Show

Sundays June 16 - October 6, 2019

Come stroll the streets of Vail Village while tasting cuisine from Colorado. The Vail Farmers Market and Art Show has over 135 tents with food and entertainment for everyone. This event takes place every Sunday from 10am-3:30pm through October 6, 2019 on East Meadow Dr. To access the market park at the Vail Village or Lionshead structure. Find rooms   


Taste of Vail Fall Wine and Food Classic

Sept 20 - 21, 2019

The Fall Wine and Food Classic is the perfect way to try Vail's best restaurants all at once!  Sign up to hike up Berry Picker with stunning fall foliage followed by a brunch and wine tastings.  All of this, steps from your vacation rental at any one of our Destination Resorts Vail condominiums in breathtaking, Vail, Colorado.  Find Rooms   

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World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships in Vail

Sept 26 - 29, 2019

Destination Resorts Vail is walking distance to the Vail Dobson Ice Arena which is happy to host the World Figure and Fancy Skating Championships and Festival in September.  Don't miss this fun-filled festival on black ice. Find Rooms   


Vail - Beaver Creek Restaurant Week

September 27 - October 6, 2019

Come hungry and enjoy some of the area's best culinary experiences from restaurants spanning across World Class Mountain Resorts, Vail, and Beaver Creek. Vail - Beaver Creek Restaurant Week features a variety of prix fixe menus and specials for $20.19. Don't miss your chance to taste delicious food at the right price. Find rooms   


Vail Outlier Offroad Festival

September 27 - 29, 2019

The Vail Outlier Offroad Festival, Colorado's premier cycling festival with XC and Enduro racing along with lift-served demos.Stay with Destination Residences Vail for a variety of lodging options that fit within your budget.   Find Rooms   


Vail Valley Cup

October 4 - 6, 2019

 The Vail Valley Soccer Club holds this annual tournament with matches played on fields from Vail to Eagle. This event brings some of the best youth teams from across Colorado head-to-head for some exciting soccer.  Find Rooms   

Town of Vail Photography

Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap

October 25 - 27, 2019

This is the place to find your winter gear! Vail's annual Ski & Snowboard Swap has snowboard, alpine, telemark, nordic equipment , clothing, and accessories. Vendors will have used and new gear on display. The general public will also have used gear for purchase, a percentage of sales benefit Ski & Snowboard Club Vail.  Find Rooms   

Fall Foliage Family Hike

Trick or Treat Trot

October 31, 2019

Celebrate Halloween in Vail Village! The Vail Recreation District is hosting the 27th annual Trick or Treat Trot from 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursday October 31, 2019. This is a great event for children up to 10 and their families to trick or treat in Vail. Merchants will have a variety of booths handing out candy and treats. A limited number of bags will be available and on a first come first serve...

Town of Vail Photography

Vail Mountain Opening Day

November 15, 2019

Winter is coming! Vail Resorts has invested in new snow-making technology and guaranteed an opening day of November 15, 2019 for the 2019-20 season. Wax your board or skis and head down early for some complimentary breakfast burritos and hot cocoa near the Gondola.    Find Rooms   

Vail Ski School

10th Mountain Legacy Parade

Select Fridays in Winter - Exact Dates TBD

On select Fridays this winter, guests will have the chance to watch skiers dressed in 10th mountain uniforms perform a torch-light ski down to the base of Gondola 1. These events are followed by a parade of military veterans through Vail Village. Come watch, enjoy, and honor the 10th Mountain Division! For more information visit Vail's event page. Find Rooms 

Vail Resorts Winter

Vail Snow Days

December 12-15, 2019

This 4-day festival is a great kick-off to winter with free concerts at Ford Park. Enjoy ski sponsor's and gear demos in the Village during the day, and free concerts in the evenings. The perfect way to celebrate early season on the mountain! Stay tuned for more information on this year's headliners.  Find Rooms   


Vail Holidays

December 14- 31, 2019

Vail Holidays is returning to Vail with holiday cheer.  This two-week free family friendly event takes place in both Vail and Lionshead Villages. Make sure to stop by the community room in the library to make your own paper lantern to display during the Holiday Lantern walk in Vail Village to the Gore Creek Promenade and leave enough time to experience the Vail Winterfest Ice...


Burton US Open

February 24 - February 29, 2020

The 38th Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships presented by MINI are returning to Vail Mountain, February 24– February 29, 2020. The world’s best will be competing at Golden Peak for the title in Halfpipe and Slopestyle. The Burton US Open, which first took place in 1982, is the longest-running snowboarding competition in the world and draws the best riders to compete...


Pink Vail

March 28, 2020

Let's conquer cancer on the hill! Pink Vail is the world's largest ski day to conquer cancer. All proceeds benefit all patients at Shaw Cancer Center.  Join us for one of the most anticipated events of the season with live music, deck parties, and incredible prizes. Find Rooms   

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