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The Vail Dance Festival heads into its 29th season July 29 - August 12



DANCE, DANCE, DANCE

The Vail International Dance Festival heads into its 29th season this summer. From July 29 to August 12, dancers from around the globe bring their grace and talent to stages in Vail, Beaver Creek and Avon.

Our Top 5 Summer Family Adventures in Vail

Raft, fish and kayak our beautiful rivers. Play golf on any of the Vail Valley's 16 championship courses. Brave a jeep tour into the magnificent back country. Take in an outdoor concert or try something unique like zip-lining or Vail's new mountain coaster. Below we've highlighted a few of our favorite recommendations! Please contact simba@vail.net for additional information!

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.

New this summer: Kids Ride Vail Gondola FREE





Epic Discovery


At the top of Eagle's Nest, Vail's Epic Discovery is now open for the summer! Epic Discovery opens with the Game Creek Zipline Tour; Holy Cross Adventure Course; Forest Flyer Mountain Coaster; Little Eagle Zipline; Pine Cone Adventure Course; and bungee trampoline. No doubt fun for all!


Kids Ride Free

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 45th Annual Vail 'King of the Mountain' Open.  June 16, 2017 - June 19, 2017. Dad will appreciate that his family thinks he's still Got It!

Visit kingofthemountainvolleyball.com for event details.

GoPro Mountain Games return to Vail, CO June 8



The GoPro Mountain Games are the country's largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music and they return to Vail, CO June 8-11, 2017

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.

Direct-Booking Special!

Stay at Simba Run in a 2 Bedroom Condo - 10% Off Simba website rates!


*Valid: 8/6-12/17/17 – 2-nt minimum stay requirement
2b/2b condo – includes one car parking. No pets.

Bring the Kids to Vail for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt



Families and children, ages 2 to 10, are invited to join the Vail Recreation District for its annual free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 15, 2017 in Lionshead Village.

Taste of Vail is April 5-9, 2017



Join us for the Taste of Vail and you'll want to return year after year. It's quite amazing to indugle in superior food and wines at 10,000 feet with sweeping views of the Rocky Mountains.

Vail is a Haven of Activities Teens Love!



Vail is a haven of winter activities teens love, on and off the slopes, under the sun or moon.

SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Vail Ski and Snowboard School offers teen programs for ages 13-15. Terrain parks are spread across Vail’s front-side runs, Golden Peak being the hub, and park and pipe lessons are also available. For a more tailored experience, a private lesson allows for up to six students.