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Enjoy this Holiday Season on a Grand scale. Tastings, festive champagne experiences, wine and spirits events, ice skating, holiday dinners at Gessner, a New Year’s Eve celebrations, exceptional entertainment and more.

Celebrate the holiday season in the heart of the Rocky Mountains with Grand Tidings at the luxury Grand Hyatt Vail Dec. 20, 2019 to Jan. 5, 2021. The property will offer specialty tastings, festive champagne experiences, wine and spirits events, ice skating, holiday dinners at Gessner, a New Year’s Eve celebrations, exceptional entertainment and more. Room rates start at $299 per night during the Grand Tidings holiday celebration. 

“The holiday season is a special time of the year in the Rockies and the Grand Hyatt Vail is a great place to celebrate with friends and family,” said Dan Johnson, general manager of the Grand Hyatt Vail. “With snow falling, holiday decorations all over town and skiers and snowboarders turning down the slopes, Vail is a great destination for the holidays. Our ski-in, ski-out location and dedicated lift for guests make it easy to stay and play at our mountainside location. And, with daily holiday activities, there are unlimited non-skiing activities to enjoy as well.” 

This holiday season, guests can enjoy variations to the Grand Hyatt Vail’s signature programs including a complimentary daily Moët champagne sabering and tasting along with cookie sampling. Complimentary yoga classes followed by a mimosa are offered in Gore Ballroom to celebrate the winter and holiday season in Vail. Outside, unwind with s’more roasts by the firepit and the hotel’s creek-side heated infinity-edit pool and hot tubs, open year-round for guests.

Gessner will continue to offer daily après specials to compliment the champagne sabering daily in addition to numerous holiday themed food and drink specials and events. Creativity will be a key player in the 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Competition, while sports fans can enjoy custom Bloody Mary’s and burgers while watching the College Football Playoffs. 

As the snow falls guests can partake in the annual stocking and snowflake decorating party, choosing from an assortment of crafts and enjoying gourmet hot chocolate. Snowman building kits will be available for purchase in the market with a dedicated building space for snowmen available east of the ice rink. Or guests can choose to sit back, relax and enjoy live caroling from the Vail Valley Dicken’s Carolers.

No holiday seasons would be complete without a festive party or two. Grand Hyatt Vail will host a number of holiday parties with libations, music, s’more roasts with ice carving and champagne specialists from Moët. Visitors and locals can ring in the New Year in style with a live DJ, full charge bar featuring signature cocktails and champagne specials along with a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight in a striking setting.

Activities will be added weekly to the Grand Tidings calendar of events. For more information on Grand Hyatt Vail’s seasonal offerings, please visit www.grandhyattvail.com or 800-420-2424.

Enjoy festive offerings, events and specials celebrating the holidays during Grand Tidings holiday season in Vail December 20 – January 5. Imagine specialty libation tasting experiences, festive champagne, wine and spirits tastings, ice skating, holiday dinners in Gessner, New Year’s Eve celebrations, exceptional entertainment and more.

  • Après Everyday – More than just the typical social hour, Grand Hyatt Vail is making the best of après a way of life. The resort will feature inventive avant and après-adventure libations and bites. Après begins at 3 p.m. daily with a holiday build your own hot chocolate station coupled with passed cookies and followed by our daily sabering champagne ritual at 4:30 p.m.
  • S’more Roasts – Gourmet S’more Roast aided by the new S’mores Butler at the Fire-pit overlooking Gore Creek!
  • Moët Flutes & Frites – This custom offering is an opportunity to enjoy beautifully presented Moët glasses with house made pommes frites, featured during après throughout the week. *$22 inclusive of Moët champagne and house made pommes frites.
  • Gingerbread House-Making Competition – Creativity is a must at the 2nd annual Gingerbread house competition. Bring the family, enjoy the time and build a unique gingerbread house from an array of holiday treats!
  • Mats & Mimosas – Located in Gore Ballroom with featured times and classes. Enjoy complimentary yoga classes followed by a mimosa to celebrate winter and the holiday season in Vail. See calendar of events for details.
  • Gessner Dining Specials – Locals and visitors alike are invited to discover Gessner and Grand Hyatt Vail’s many food and beverage offerings. And, the property will continue offering daily après food and drink specials to compliment the daily Champagne Sabering at 4:30 p.m. Aprés takes place daily from 4-7 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge. 
  • Holiday Apres Specials featuring Moët Flutes & Frites – Enjoy beautifully presented Moet glasses with house made pommes frites, featured during après throughout the week. Look for variations to our signature offering during Grand Tidings!
  • Hyatt Holiday Parties– Celebrate the holiday season in Vail at Grand Hyatt Vail with libations, music, s’more roasts and featuring ice carving and or champagne specialists from Moët.
  • Bloodies Burgers and Bowl Games – step into the new year with customizable Bloody Mary’s and Burgers all while enjoying the College Football Playoffs.
  • Dickens Carolers – Celebrate the holidays in Vail with live caroling from the famous Vail Valley Dicken’s Carolers.
  • Stocking and Snowflake Decorating – Join us in Zermatt Ballroom our annual stocking and snowflake decorating party. Choose from an assortment of crafts and sip gourmet hot chocolate.
 
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