Now that ski season is over, we’re preparing for what many locals say is the best season in Vail: Summer.
Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The Vail Valley is an outdoor and cultural playground in summer with world class downhill mountain biking, rock climbing, road biking, hiking, kayaking, rafting, fishing and camping complemented by outdoor performances by the likes of New York City Ballet, Philadelphia Orchestra, a free concert series and MORE. Pair that with our fantastic restaurants and dynamic Village and you’ve got yourself a summer utopia.
Spring Back to Vail is arguably the most fun week to be here in Vail, Colorado. We celebrate the countdown to the end of the season with parties, free concerts, the world famous Closing Day Pond Skim and – of course – days spent savoring the last turns until next season.Read More»
Celebrate Closing Day of Vail’s 50th Anniversary Season this Sunday, April 14!
Here are the details for our sponsored parties and rules for responsibly enjoying the last day of the season.Read More»
Bud Light is coming to Vail in a big way for Spring Back to Vail and you can make the most of it with their “Get Spotted” campaign! 400 lucky winners will receive everything from an Epic Pass to access to the Bud Light Hotel Platinum Lounge to a pair of Atomic skis.Read More»
April 3-6, 2013 is Taste of Vail, a spring food and wine festival here at Vail that showcases the finest chefs in the Valley and the nation’s top vintners.Read More»
Vail is home to two of the fastest women on the planet: Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin. This year they won World Cup Globes in Downhill and Slalom respectively. Meet these 2 incredible athletes at the base of Gondola One in Vail Village this Friday, March 29th at 4:30pm!Read More»
Shaun White’s snow slash during his last run/victory lap at the Burton US Open Men’s Halfpipe Finals
March 2, 2013
The men’s halfpipe Finals finished with Shaun White taking yet another 1st place title with a score of 95.58 – well ahead of his competition. 2nd place winner, the 14-year-old Ayumu Hirano, showed his prowess as perhaps the most exciting up-and-coming rider in the sport with a score of 87.40. Despite his small stature, he was getting incredible air out of the pipe and only faltered slightly at the end of an incredible last run when he hit the run-out of the pipe. Louis Vito, ever a crowd favorite, took the 3rd spot with a 79.58.Read More»