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A January Tour of Vail Mountain’s Quaint Lodges



On the heels of the holiday bustle, January is a month when Vail sighs into some of winter’s best and calmest skiing. With the crowds gone, leaving the slopes tantalizingly vacant, it’s a great time to dine at three of Vail’s smaller, yet remarkable, on-mountain lodges. Here’s an insider’s guide.

Wildwood Lodge

Vail Holidaze - December 16-18 & 31



No matter which holiday you celebrate during December, Vail is a magical place to enjoy it. Lights and garlands hang from lampposts, buildings and trees, illuminating the blanketing snow with a welcoming glow. Firepits offer places to stop and warm your hands. Ice skaters shout and laugh on quaint rinks. Making the season even more festive is Vail Holidaze, December 16-18 & 31.

Ski Goddesses Converge in Vail December 14-16


Rock ’n‘ Roll Early Season Snow Daze, December 9-11


Vail Opening Day - Nov. 25, 2016

We are counting the days before Vail Mountains 2016-2017 ski and snowboard season begins!

Vail will be open from Friday, November 25, 2016, and will close Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Book your 2016-2017 trip now for the best rates and availability!

Vail Restaurant Week Returns Sept 30 - Oct 9, 2016



Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week returns September 30 through October 9, 2016. The fouth annual event will be throughout Vail and Beaver Creek. Restaurant week features a wide variety of prix fixe dining specials all set at $20.16. To further enhance the already wonderful dining experience, each bite will be perfectly paired with stunning autumn vistas sweeping across the spectacular mountain backdrops of Vail and Beaver Creek.

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