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Summer Events

We're excited to announce that events are back in full force this summer in Vail, Colorado. Our vacation rentals at Destination Resorts Vail are the perfect home-base located in the heart of Lionshead Village for all the amazing summer happenings in 2021.

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Browse our list of the best summer events in Vail:

June

Hot Summer Nights (June 16 -Sep 11): A free annual concert series hosted on Tuesdays at 6:30pm throughout the summer at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater.

Yonder Mountain String Band (June 10)Yonder Mountain String Band will be performing at The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater as part of the GoPro Mountain Games.

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros (June 11 & June 12): Bob Weir from the Grateful Dead will be performing at The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater as part of the GoPro Mountain Games.

GoPro Mountain Games (June 10 -13): A can't miss staple Vail event celebrating outdoor adventure sports, art, and live music. The games take place throughout the weekend with some of the most popular events taking place steps away from our lodge and condos.

Vail Arts Festival (June 18 - 20): Celebrating its 36 anniversary as Vail's longest running outdoor art festival. This year the festival will feature over 60 artists from around the country.

Vail Farmers' Market & Art Show (Sundays 6/20 - 10/3): Featuring over 140 vendor tents in Vail Village, come enjoy the sunshine, amazing food and drink.

Bravo! Vail Music Festival (June 24 - Aug 4): Showcasing four amazing orchestras over the course of the summer: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic. All performances will take place at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater.

Vail Craft Beer Classic (June 25 - 26): Join us for Colorado's highest altitude beer tasting. A two-day event pairing amazing beers with lunches, hiking with a brewer, and hundreds of craft beers, ciders, and seltzers to sample in Vail Village. 

July

Vail Family Fun Fest (7/3 - 8/7): A family friendly event with various stations including: The Science Tent - featuring presentations like Nature's Educator's, an educational station that fosters respect and awareness of Birds of Prey and other native Colorado animals. 

Vail America Days & July 4th Celebration (July 4): The Town of Vail be featuring some incredible patriotic exhibits, on-the-move musicians, a parade, and other events from Vail Village to Lionshead on July 4. At night, enjoy the beautiful fireworks display.

Lindsey Stirling Artemis Tour (July 8): Famous YouTuber, international TV personality, and award winning musician performs in Vail.

Vail Dance Festival (July 31 - Aug 9): A lively festival of performances, free events for the community, and education activities. The dance performances will take place at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. 

27th Annual Vail Jazz Festival (July 6 - Sep 6): This long running staple event takes place on Thursdays and Sundays. Thursday shows will be held in Lionshead and Sundays will be held at the Solaris Plaza in Vail Village.

August

Vail Kids Adventure Games (Aug 11 -15)A race for kids taking place in Vail with obstacles, biking, hiking, and water sections.

Vail Wine Classic (Aug 12 - 15)Master winemakers and enthusiasts join to enjoy wine in Vail. Come taste hundreds of high end wins, spirits, and beers. 

Art on the Rockies (Aug 20 - 22): Vail Fine Arts Festival comes to Lionshead Village, featuring art from Art on the Rockies. Walk through Lionshead and view art from over 60 artists. 

September 

Rodrigo Y Gabriela (Sep 9): Performing at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.

Death Cab for Cutie (Sep 11): Performing at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.

Vail Oktoberfest (Sep 10 - 12 & Sep 17 -19): Taking place over two weekends this summer in Lionshead and Vail Village - keg bowling, stein lifting, brat eating contests, and more. 

Taste of Vail, Fall Food and Wine Classic (Sep 16 - 18): Showcasing more than 30 of Vail's finest chefs, restaurants, and winemakers from over 50 countries. This is one of Vail's best events!

Vail Automotive Classic (Sep 17 - 19): A car enthusiast's dream! Come check out contemporary supercars, sports, vintage collector cars, and motorcycles. 

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<b>Athletes kayak in the river at Go Pro Games in Vail, CO.</b> Kicking off summer in Vail the 2021 GoPro Mountain Games
Vail_Summer_Activities179 The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater hosts many of the summer's live music and performances
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