Vail Snow Daze 2013

Dec. 9, 2013

Vail snow daze concert lineupVail Snow Daze, the largest early-season mountain bash in North America, returns for its seventh consecutive year on December 9-15, 2013! And you know what that means: skiing and riding all day, après events and the much anticipated free concert lineup.

Enjoy drink specials and giveaways at the official bar parties of Snow Daze.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

  • Snow Daze Bar Party, Tavern on the Square in Arrabelle: 3pm-6pm

Thursday, Dec. 12

  • Bud Light Bar Party, Vendettas: 7pm-9pm

Friday, Dec. 13

  • Bud Light Apres Party, Red Lion: 4pm-6pm
  • Bud Light After-dark Party, The George: 10pm-Midnight

Saturday, Dec. 14

  • Bud Light Apres Party, Vendetta’s: 4pm-6pm
  • Bud Light After-dark Party, Vail Underground: 10pm-Midnight


Sponsors like Gatorade, Sprint, Helly Hansen, Liberty Skis, SSV and more will be on site during the day with demos, swag and more.

Friday, Dec. 13 – Sunday, Dec. 15. 8:30am – 3:30pm. Mountain Plaza at the base of Gondola One

Friday, December 13th is the official EpicMix Racing day, so be sure stop by the EpicMix tent to get your picture taken with a cut out of Lindsey Vonn and stock up on some sweet swag!



RecordSetter LIVE! at Friday night’s concert presented by Pepsi
RecordSetter is a group of hilarious and innovative people whose motto is that “everyone on earth can be the world’s best at something”. Their purpose is to help both individuals and groups set world records. Featured on shows like Jimmy Fallon and Good Morning America, they’ve helped average joes and celebrities alike achieve the title of World Record holder for everything from the most armpit farts in 30 seconds to the most graphic designers dancing to Thriller.


The 3 records we’ll be attempting at Friday night’s concert are a surprise, but you won’t want to miss out on the fun! Even if you don’t list your part in these world records on your resume, you’ll certainly have a lifetime of bragging rights.

If you and your friends would like to be featured on stage for the event (and who wouldn’t??), Pepsi spotters will be at Mid-Vail and Eagle’s Nest from 10am-2pm on Friday looking for people drinking Pepsi – either from a 20oz bottle or a fountain drink. If you get spotted, they’ll enter you to win a spot on RecordSetter that night!

Bud Light Blinkies
Grab a Bud Light Blinky pin at any of our on mountain dining locations and if you’re spotted wearing it throughout the day, you could win prizes on the spot like koozies, hats, t-shirts and more!

Sprint Hashtag Contest
Saturday, Dec. 14th tag your photos #VailSnowDaze #Sprint for your chance to win Beanies, Private Reserve Passes to Saturday’s concert, Vail Mountain gift cards & more. Stop by the Sprint tent at the base of Gondola 1 at 3PM to see if you have won!




Friday, December 13 – Rebelution with opener MiM0SA presented by Pepsi
Venue opens at 6 p.m., music begins at 6:30 p.m.
Ford Park

Opener: MiMOSA
A mix of hip hop beats and dubstep defines this LA-based artist; a favorite of the Colorado concert scene.

Main: Rebelution
This rock, world and reggae band out of Santa Barbara, CA released its first album, “Courage to Grow”, in 2007. The album went on to be selected as iTunes Editor’s Choice for Best Reggae Album of 2007 and reached No. 4 on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart.


Saturday, December 14 – Big Head Todd and the Monsters with Matisyahu presented by Bud Light
Venue opens at 6 p.m., music begins at 6:30 p.m.
Ford Park

One of the most exciting artists of the last decade, Matisyahu is known for fusing his traditional Jewish beliefs with reggae, rock and hip hop beatboxing sounds. He returns to Vail after performing at Spring Back to Vail in 2009.

Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Renowned for their live shows, Big Head Todd and the Monsters is a Colorado rock band that kicked off the early 90s with their platinum album “Sister Sweetly” and has been hard at work making albums and touring ever since. Their songs have not only been featured in blockbuster films, NASA commissioned them to write a song in the mid-2000s that Senator Hillary Clinton went on to use in her presidential campaign.


These free live concerts aren’t the only thing happening during Snow Daze! For more info on the full schedule, private reserve passes, FAQs and more, visit the Snow Daze event page.

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