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Fall Events & Leaf Peeping make Vail a Great Autumn Destination



While changing aspens dazzle the surrounding mountainsides, Vail hums with events and festivals.

Oktoberfest in Vail - Weekends of Sept. 9-11 and Sept. 16-18




Bavarian tradition comes to the picturesque Rocky Mountains for Vail Oktoberfest™ the weekends of Sept. 9-11 in Lionshead and Sept. 16-18 in Vail Village.

Labor Day Weekend: World-Class Jazz, Culinary Delights and Rubber Duck Racing for Charity!



Vail teems with delights over Labor Day Weekend!

2016 Vail International Dance Festival July 30 - August 13


Try Vail's New Alpine Slide : Forest Flyer



Zoom down the twists and turns that follow Vail Mountain’s natural contours on the Forest Flyer’s raised gravity-fueled track. It combines alpine and coaster for an experience like no other. With rider-controlled cars, you pick your speed and thrill level as you zip into forests and out into breath-taking views during its 3,400 foot descent.

Take a Llama on a Picnic Lunch in Vail this Summer



Everyone has seen a llama off in the distance towering over a heard of sheep or goats in a pastoral setting. They look so regal and proud. Well now you can get to know a llama personally and enjoy a picnic lunch together!

Celebrate July 4th in Vail at America Days



JULY 4, 2016 - VAIL, COLORADO

VAIL AMERICA DAYS! The parade theme this year is the Spirit of America!

A true summer celebration. The weekend features exceptional entertainment including Vail’s unrivaled 4th of July parade & fireworks, complemented by all that Vail has to offer on and off the mountain all summer long.

Father's Day Weekend in Vail is King of the Mountain Volley Ball Tournament



"A Family Event for Young and Old Alike!"

Make this Father's Day weekend one you'll always cherish. Put a family team together to compete in the 44th Annual Vail 'King of the Mountain' Open. June 17-19, 2016. Dad will appreciate that his family thinks he's still Got It!

Visit kingofthemountainvolleyball.com for event details.

Kick off Summer at GoPro Mountain Games in Vail June 9 - 12, 2016



Start your summer off by attending - or participating in - the country's largest celebration of mountain sport, soul and culture. Come spend the weekend at Simba Run, and you'll be perfectly located to soak up the entire weekend.

Get your trail running shoes ready! Vail Announced Summer Trail Race Series dates



VAIL REC DISTRICT ANNOUNCES 2016 LA SPORTIVA VAIL MOUNTAIN TRAIL RUNNING SERIES DATES