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Vail Events

View our events calendar for upcoming food festivals, free concerts, cultural events and more. Vail events are fun for all ages and happen all year long.  
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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...

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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

Montaneros in Vail is the perfect lodging option during Vail Holidays.  Vail Holidays is a family friendly free event with cookie decorating, torchlight skiing, fireworks, holiday tree lighting and more.  Embrace the holiday cheer this year with us at Montaneros in Vail.  Vail Holidays is the perfect place for family celebration this holiday season, as the town and mountain...


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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