2018 marks the 30th anniversary season of the Vail Dance Festival. From July 28 through August 11, 2018, enjoy a two-week celebration featuring both dance performance and educational elements. All performances will be in the art of ballet but will vary differently from Hispanico, International, and American influences. The performances will take place at the Gerald R Ford Amphitheater in Vail (5-minute drive east), the Performance Pavilion in Avon (15 minutes west of Vail), and the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek (25 minutes west of Vail). Both Ford [...]
August 31 – September 3rd Gourmet on Gore returns to the Vail Valley next month offering a unique culinary experience which in the heart of Vail Village over Labor Day weekend. Sip on world-class wines, beers, and spirits while enjoying delightful culinary delights from Vail’s top culinary experts. Events include the kick-off Tasting Tour, Open-Air Tasting, Rose on the River, Brunch off Bridge Street and more. The open-air tasting event takes place from 11am-6pm on both Friday and Saturday along Gore Creek Drive & Willow Bridge Road, Vail Village. Admission [...]
***Update: Due to dry conditions, a Stage 2 fire warning has been issued for Eagle County. All firework shows have been canceled; however, there are still many fun activities throughout Vail and Lionshead. Independence Day celebrations are abundant in the Vail Valley. When you stay at The Lion, you can enjoy up to 3 days of activities and 3 nights of firework shows either walking distance or a short drive away. July 4th in Vail is fun for the whole family from parades, to music to firework shows - not [...]
Meet resident athlete and Olympic gold medalist, Mikaela Shiffrin! Enjoy Happy Hour at Maya from 3:30 - 5:30 pm in the bar and lounge at The Westin.
The 2018/19 Epic Pass is on sale now! Purchase before April 15 and get 6 Buddy Tickets (discounted rate tickets that remain the same rate for the entire season, the rate is determined in October of 2018) for the 2018/19 season! Other reasons to purchase your Epic Pass: 2018 Summer Scenic Access including gondola rides Eligible for Pass Insurance to protect your pass through the summer and fall EpicMix, which tracks your activity on the slopes! The Epic Pass is valid at 64 resorts. Unlimited access at the following [...]
Pink Vail Known as the World's Biggest Ski Day to Conqueror Cancer, Pink Vail attracts over 1,800 skiers each year and has raised over $3.2 million for Shaw Cancer Center in Edwards, Colorado. Don't miss the chance to participate in this fun, community-centered event! Click here to register! 2017 Event Recap Video
SKI for MS Vail In 1964 Jimmie Heuga won the bronze medal in slalom at the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. Along with Billy Kid, Heuga became the first American men to earn Olympic medals for Alpine Skiing. In 1967, Heuga began suffering from symptoms that would later be diagnosed as Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In 1970, at age 26, he was officially diagnosed with MS. In 1984, his diagnosis prompted him to found The Jimmie Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis, now Can Do MS. His goals were to challenge the conventional [...]
Although our residences are not dog-friendly, our partner Wanderlust Dog Ranch offers a stunning mountain getaway for your dog featuring a premier 5-star facility, overnight suites and grooming. Bring your furry companion with you on your next vacation to play and roam in a mountain environment. Wanderlust offers the very best of facilities, staff and amenities for dogs of all ages, sizes and energy levels. Contact Wanderlust Dog Ranch at (970) 432-8654 to secure your dog's mountain getaway today!
Taste of Vail Elevate your palate at the 2018 Taste of Vail April 4 - 8. Enjoy tastings, seminars, and cook-offs with the best chefs and wineries from around the world. Taste of Vail has been one of Vail's most popular events for over 27 years and continues to add new events and build upon classics. Some events not to miss: Debut of Rose $55 Wednesday, April 4 | 3:00 - 6:00 pm | The Arrabelle at Vail Square Experience the newly released 2017 Roses. The American Lamb Cook-off & [...]
Valentine's Day The perfect Valentine’s Day in the mountains is an all-day affair with skiing or snowboarding, snowshoeing, spa treatments, and dinner! In 2018, Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday, the perfect mid-week ski day. By skiing on Valentine’s Day, you’ll earn the “Ski Heart” EpicMix Pin. Be sure to take your sweetheart to Lovers Leap in Blue Sky Basin, where its rumored a Ute brave and Arapahoe Indian maiden leaped to their death rather than be separated. For the less adventurous, ski down scenic Cloud 9 through beautiful groves of [...]