Vail is truly magical during the holidays!

Vail Holidaze is December 18 - 20 & 31, 2015
There is truly something magical about the holiday season in Vail.

The setting is classic with snow drifts on the rooftops of Vail’s Village while the warm glow of lampposts light the  streets. Pine garlands, red bows and strings of lights festoon the ice skating rinks and Alpine chalets and – to top it off – we’ve created daily activities and events to help you and your family celebrate the season.

Vail Snow Daze December 7 – December 12, 2015

Vail Snow Daze is December 7 through December 12, 2015

Enjoy outdoor concerts at Solaris. Dress appropriately for the chilly nights! All venues are standing room only.

Vail Snow Daze is the largest early-season mountain bash in North America. Enjoy fresh tracks on the mountain and sponsor expo village by day and après parties and free live concerts by night.

For more information, visit the official Vail Snow Daze website

Audi Birds of Prey Downhill December 4-6

Because it's one of the only men’s World Cup stops in the USA, the Birds of Prey has evolved into one of the world’s premier ski events. Beaver Creek Mountain hosts the formidable Men’s Birds of Prey race course. Spectators are encouraged and welcome!

You'll be in awe to see up close just how incredilby fast the skiers scream down the mountain. It'll change how you think of ski racing!

Top 5 Things to Do in Vail on Thanksgiving

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

Vail Mountain Opens November 20, 2015

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.

Vail Restaurant week September 25 through October 4

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!

Vail Oktoberfest is September 11-13 & 18-20, 2015

Because October starts to get a little chilly here in the mountains we celebrate Oktoberfest in September!

Gourmet on the Gore is Labor Day Weekend

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.

Adopt your Rubber Duck for the Labor Day Weekend in Vail

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.

BRAVO! Vail Valley Music Festival - July 1 - August 6, 2015

Vail's BRAVO! is the only festival in the US to host 3 of the world’s finest orchestras in a single season. Every summer, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, and The Philadelphia Orchestra take up residence in Vail and perform the great classics, plus jazz and pops. Also, world-renowned chamber music artists perform a diverse & eclectic chamber music series.