Events

While the Vail Valley has so much to offer in and of itself, sometimes it's nice to have a free concert thrown into the mix, or a live rodeo you and the family can catch while on vacation. Vail Valley Getaway can get you up to speed on all the happenings taking place while you're in town.

Vail Farmers Market & Art Show

Vail Farmers Market & Art Show

Stop by the Vail Farmers Market as it enters its 17th year in Vail on Meadow Drive. The Market originated with a few tents and now has grown to over 135 tents with numerous Colorado specialities. Come and admire the Rocky Mountains on a Sunday while experiencing the Market and entertainment. Every Sunday, enjoy strolling down East Meadow Drive in Vail from 10AM to 3:30PM. Parking for the Market is at the Vail Village Parking or Lionshead Parking. The Market begins June 17th and goes through October 7th, 2018.
Location: Vail Village
Beaver Creek Rodeo

Beaver Creek Rodeo

The Beaver Creek Rodeo features the full line up of classic rodeo events: Bareback & Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and of course, Bull Riding! Get in on the rodeo action by signing up for the Calf Scramble, Mutton Bustin, or Burro Racing. Bring the whole family for pony rides, face painting, mechanical bull rides, and a wide range of food options offered by local high country restaurants beginning when gates open at 5 p.m. The Beaver Creek Rodeo Grounds are located in Avon just east of the Chapel Square and City Market shopping centers. Parking is complimentary at the Rodeo. Complimentary shuttle service is also available from Beaver Creek Resort through Dial-a-Ride: (970) 949-1938. Every Thursday from June 21, 2018 to August 9, 2018
Location: Chapel Place, Avon
Phone: (970) 754-4636
Bravo! Vail Music Festival

Bravo! Vail Music Festival

Bravo! Vail celebrates four of the world`s greatest orchestras this summer!! These internationally renowned musicians and acclaimed soloists perform powerful classical masterworks, soulful jazz, and electrifying pops programs in a majestic Rocky Mountain setting. Plus, experience intimate chamber music concerts performed by world-renowned soloists in unique venues throughout the Valley.
Location: Ford Amphitheatre, Vail Village
Phone: (970) 827-5700
Hot Summer Nights Concert Series

Hot Summer Nights Concert Series

The Moes Original Bar B Que Hot Summer Nights is an annual FREE concert series hosted every Tuesday evening throughout the summer at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater. Gates open at 5:30, concert begins at 6:30. Bring a picnic for the lawn or enjoy our top of the line concessions at the iconic open air in beautiful Vail, CO
Location: Ford Amphitheatre, Vail Village
4th of July in Vail

4th of July in Vail

The annual 4th of July town parade kicks off the day in Vail Village. The parade will begin at Golden Peak at 10:00 am and will wind its way through Vail Village, ending in Lionshead. The parade is one of the most popular events and this year`s parade theme is A Tribute to the 10th Mountain Division!
Location: Vail Village
3rd of July in Avon & Beaver Creek

3rd of July in Avon & Beaver Creek

The 33rd annual Berkshire Hathaway`s Salute to the USA in Harry A. Nottingham Park takes place on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 starting at 5:00 p.m. Take part in the family friendly festivities going on throughout the park with face painters, fire jugglers, stilt walkers, balloon sculptors, magicians, and so much more! Bring your blanket and enjoy festival style food favorites from fresh squeezed lemonade and funnel cakes to mini-donuts and roasted ears of corn. Relax and enjoy live music from 5:45 - 9:15 p.m followed by the largest fireworks display in Colorado!
Location: Nottingham Park, Avon
Vail Dance Festival

Vail Dance Festival

Step out for the 30th anniversary of the Vail Dance Festival from July 28 to August 11. The Festival is a two-week celebration of exceptional artistry taking place in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Location: Ford Amphitheatre, Vail Village
Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival

Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival

Please your palate at Beaver Creek`s 12th annual Wine & Spirits Festival on August 9-12, 2018. Experience Beaver Creek`s culinary delights and exclusive wines while appreciating summertime in the mountains. Don`t miss these special events including Whiskey Wranglers, Hike & Lunch, and the Grand Tasting finale.
Location: Beaver Creek Village
Gourmet on Gore

Gourmet on Gore

The 12th annual Gourmet on Gore culinary festival returns to Vail Village this Labor Day weekend: August 31st - September 2nd. The open-air food and wine tasting happens each year along Vails Gore Creek Drive and Bridge Street, featuring the Vail Valleys premier culinary talent as well as wines, spirits and beers from around the world. There is no cost for admission to Gourmet on Gores open-air tasting, and the weekend event is open to the public. Enjoy delicious cuisine, drinks and live music in the Vail Village all weekend long!
Location: Vail Village
Beaver Creek Oktoberfest

Beaver Creek Oktoberfest

Celebrate the 2018 annual Oktoberfest in Beaver Creek September 1-2. Enjoy complimentary live entertainment in Beaver Creek Plaza all weekend long! Be sure to take advantage of great lodging packages for the event. Its the perfect time to be outdoors and hike, bike, play a round of golf and celebrate Oktoberfest in Beaver Creek. Participate in various events including the Bavarian Costume Contest and Kids` Alpenhorn Contest. Musical highlights include Trachtenkapelle from Beaver Creeks sister city in Austria, Lech Zurs and Beaver Creeks own Helmut Fricker!
Location: Beaver Creek Village
Vail Oktoberfest

Vail Oktoberfest

Celebrate the world`s greatest party with beer, music and dancing at Oktoberfest in Vail. Two full autumn weekends of Bavarian food & fun, including crowd favorites like traditional music, Bratwurst Eating Contests, and Keg Bowling. Don`t miss the party in Lionshead on September 7-9 and in Vail Village on September 14-16.
Location: Vail Village