Vail Festivals and Events
Vail is packed with enough festivals and events to keep you going throughout the summer. Be sure to book your Vail Hotel early for Winter Promotional discounts up to 35% off.
Vail Snow Daze
December 12 - 14 & 19 - 21*
Rocking in the winter season right with the biggest Snow Daze yet. Dance the night away at Ford Park with a stellar lineup of bands featuring Grammy-winning alternative rockers The Wallflowers; Willie Nelson's rocker son Lukas Nelson & his band P.O.T.R ; Rusted Root and alternative rock masters 10,000 Maniacs. This all-ages outdoor event is fun for the whole family so the kids can rock out too. Add a 3-Concert Pass to lift and hotel package and enjoy the excellent live tunes as the perfect aprés-ski for your Vail vacation. Try out some new gear while you're at it, with brand expos and product samples from event sponsors throughout the resort. Special after-dark parties throughout the village will keep the celebration pumping all week.
Vail Family Holidaze
December 21 & 31*
There is no place quite like Vail at Christmas, and the festivities of Family Holidaze will make your winter vacation a highlight for the old memory bank. Returning for its third season, the Holidaze event brings the merriness to Vail with activities and events to bring the family together like the Winter Solstice on Ice with world-class ice skaters, Tree Lighting Ceremony, and Dickens carollers roaming the village with the Candy Cane Patrol. Learn more at the official Vail Holidaze website
Decimo - Rocky Mountain High Altitude Nightclub
Dec 31, 2014; Jan 24; Jan 30; Feb 13; Mar 6; and Apr 2*
Decimo nightclub returns to its iconic locaiton at the top of Gondola One in Vail Village. Experience high altitude partying like nowhere else on Earth. Exceptional service VIP tables and bottle service accompany the world class entertainment at Decimo. Learn more at the Decimon website.
2015 FIS Alpine World Championships @ Vail & Beaver Creek
Over 700 athletes from 70 countries compete in World Championshipss of ski racing. The first time they have been held here in the US since 1999. Come out and see the world's best compete and enjoy the nightly concerts, parties and festivals. All the information you need FIS World Championships
Burton US Open
March 2 - 7*
Cheer on your favourite snowboarder at the 31st edition of the US Open Snowboarding Championships at Golden Peak. Learn more at Burton.com/USO
We ski! Pink Vail is the world's biggest ski day to benefit cancer. Come out and and show your support learn more www.pinkvail.com
Vail Film Festival
March 27 - 30*
The 11th Annual Vail Film Festival includes film screenings, discussions, music, galas and parties, and a filmmaker reception. Organized and run by the Colorado Film Institute, the Vail Film Festival is a four day event that is attended by thousands of industry experts, movie makers, and fans of creative and unique cinema.
24th Annual Taste of Vail
April 2 - 5*
In its 24th year, the Taste of Vail is the nation's premier spring food and wine festival, held at several venues throughout North America's favorite ski resort. During the annual three-day event, upwards of 5,000 people are able to "taste the Vail Valley lifestyle" which showcases Vail's world-famous resort village set against dramatic mountain vistas. Participants at the Taste of Vail experience the Vail Valley's world-class restaurants, fine wine poured by winemakers and winery owners from top wineries around the globe, along with interactive seminars, auction and dance, the Colorado Lamb Cook Off, apres ski tasting and the popular mountaintop picnic sensory extravaganza at the top of Vail Mountain. We hope you join us to enjoy this year's Taste of Vail!
Spring Back to Vail
April 10 - 20*
The biggest end-of-season bash in the Rocky Mountains, Spring Back to Vail is 10 days of fun in the sun. Don't miss 10 days of concerts, the World Pond Skimming Championships and so much more! Mark your calendar, event details will be coming around the new year...
* While me make effort to ensure these event dates are correct, actual event dates are subject to change without notice. Please plan accordingly.