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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.

Spring Lodging Special

Stay at Simba Run in a 2 Bedroom Condo for only $117 Night!*


*Valid: 4/17-6/1/17 – 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.

Vail Film Festival is March 30 - April 2, 2017



MovieMaker magazine named the Vail Film Festival in Vail "one of the best destination film festivals in the world".

Burton US Open returns to Vail Feb 27 - Mar 4, 2017


The 35th Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships returns to Vail , February 28 – March 4, 2017


The world’s best snowboarders will be competing at Golden Peak for the title in Halfpipe and Slopestyle.

What to Pack For Your Ski Vacation in Vail, CO

Mom and Dad? Check. 3 kids? Check. Skis, boots, poles, helmets, baselayers, outerwear, accessories and gear for 5 people? Yikes!! It can seem very overwhelming to pack so much gear and so many people for a Vail ski vacation. But if you follow a few guidelines and sound advice from seasoned ski travelers, you can take a lot of the brain damage out of preparing for your trip. Here is a guide to help you streamline your organizing so you can come prepared with all the essentials for your Vail getaway!

Mardi Gras Comes to Vail

Get out your beads, masks, feathers boas, crowns and costumes for CarniVail February 25-26! Mardi Gras flair and fun infuse the slopes on this weekend before Fat Tuesday. Cajun-style cuisine like a crawfish boil, sausage, corn, new potatoes, gumbo, etouffee, king cake, hurricanes and beer specials are lunchtime fare at mountaintop Eagle’s Nest beginning at noon on Saturday. On Sunday at MidVail, the lunch party continues. Take a break from powder on the slopes for powdered sugar on a beignet! Live Cajun music will keep your feet tapping both days.