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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.

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GoPro Mountain Games

June 6 - 9, 2019

The GoPro Mountain Games are the country's largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music and they return to the Rocky Mountains of Vail, CO June 6- 9, 2019.  Destination Resorts Vail is offering 25% off Lionshead lodging during this adventured filled weekend, happening right out your back door.  

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Vail - Beaver Creek Restaurant Week: Spring 2019

May 26 - June 2, 2019

This 10-day event, hosted at restaurants throughout Vail and Beaver Creek, offers prix fixe menus starting at $20.19. Come hungry and enjoy some of the area's best culinary experiences. 

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Vail King of the Mountain Volleyball Open

June 14 - 16, 2019

The annual King of the Mountain Volleyball Open in Vail is a beach volleyball tournament. This year's event takes place over Father's Day, and to celebrate, there will be special Father / Son and Father / Daughter divisions. Matches take place at the Vail Athletic Fields and Ford Park. 

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Bravo! Vail Music Festival

June 20 - August 4, 2019

Four of the world's greatest orchestras make their summer home at Bravo! Vail. These internationally renowned musicians and acclaimed soloists perform powerful classical masterworks and sensational pops programs in a majestic Rocky Mountain setting. Plus, experience intimate chamber music concerts performed by world-renowned soloists throughout the Vail Valley.

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Vail Kids Adventure Games

August 7-11, 2019

Adventurers ages 6 - 14 will love the Vail Kids Adventure Games. Teams of two will compete on Vail Mountain, on Gore Creek, and in Vail Village.  The Expert course is Friday, the Intermediate course is Saturday, and the Beginner course is Sunday.

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Vail Family Fun Fest

Saturdays, June 29 - July 27, 2019

Enjoy family fun — for free! — every Saturday in Lionshead Plaza, near the Destination Resorts Vail properties. Enjoy a science tent, face painting, contests, arts and crafts, games, and more.  The event lasts from 11 am to 3 pm.

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Hot Summer Nights Concert Series

June 18 - August 27, 2019

Join us on Tuesday nights this summer in Vail, CO during the Hot Summer Nights concert series. Pack a picnic, relax and enjoy the serene setting of the Gerald Ford Amphitheater while listening to live music. Or, enjoy the full concession stand.  This is a free, family-friendly event at a beautiful outdoor venue in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

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Vail Arts Festival

June 21- 23, 2019

A three-day celebration, in Lionhsead Village, of over 80 artists showcasing digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics and print making, metal works, wood, mixed media, ceramics, paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, and fashion all the while surrounded by the beauty and fresh air of Vail, CO.

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Vail Craft Beer Classic

June 21- 23, 2019

Get ready for a Vail beer fest like nothing else on earth. Experience the mountains the way they should be enjoyed, with a cold beer and your friends. Enjoy tastings with dozens of breweries from Colorado and beyond, exploring not just the world of craft beer but all the outdoor adventures Vail has to offer.

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Vail America Days

Thursday, July 4, 2019

A true summer celebration featuring exceptional entertainment including Vail’s celebrated 4th of July parade and fireworks, complemented by all that Vail summer has to offer on and off the mountain.

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Vail Lacrosse Tournament

June 17-19, 2019

Known as the highest altitude tournament in the country, the Vail Lacrosse Tournament is a family-friendly competition, drawing nearly 2,000 players and 3,000 spectators to Vail Valley.   

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Vail Dance Festival: International Evenings of Dance

July 26- August 10, 2019

Join us in Vail, Colorado from July 26 through August 10 for the 31st anniversary season of the Vail Dance Festival. The Festival is a two-week celebration of exceptional artistry taking place in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The 2019 schedule has been announced and tickets are now on sale!  Purchase tickets here.  

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Gourmet on Gore

August 30 - September 2, 2019

Gourmet on Gore is a unique open-air tasting festival with free admission. Enjoy wine, beer, and spirits from Vail's culinary experts with a pay-as-you-go format. The event is presented by Audi.  Kick off the weekend at the Gourmet on Gore Tasting Tour. The ticketed event benefits the Vail Veterans Program.

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