Are you planning to stay in Vail, Colorado for Thanksgiving this year? Vail is always a fantastic destination any time of year espeically Thanksgiving!
Vail offers a wide variety of things to do, restaurants, shopping, events, and attractions, but Vail is even more fun around the holidays. In addition to turkey and pie, here are 5 things to make sure you do during your Vail Thanksgiving.
1. Ski or Snowboard
Coveted as one of the largest ski resorts in the world with more than 5,200 acres of skiable terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, and the most groomed terrain on the planet, Vail has been an extraordinary winter vacation destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders for more than 50 years.
This Fall come enjoy the spectacular folliage and also enjoy some spectacular food at the third Annual 2015 Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week, September 25th – October 4th!
Because October starts to get a little chilly here in the mountains we celebrate Oktoberfest in September!
GOURMET ON GORE ~ September 4-7, 2015 | Labor Day Weekend
Join us for this unique culinary festival offering an open-air tasting with world-class wine, beer and spirits paired with culinary delights from Vail’s top restaurants. Gourmet on Gore is free admission and a variety of additional pairing events and a Tasting Tour to kick things off on Friday, September 4.
The annual Vail Rotary Duck Race is held Vail Village on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend.
Rotarians sell sponsorships and “duck adoption papers” during the weeks prior to the race. Over 16,000 yellow rubber ducks are dumped into Gore Creek near the Covered Bridge and race down the river to the finish underneath the International Bridge.
The market will run from June 21, 2015 to October 4, 2015
Sundays 10am - 3:30pm