Over 130 tents go up each Sunday morning in the summer, featuring a large variety fresh food and art at the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show. There’s also music each week. Take a walk through the event in Vail Village with the mountains in the background.
Sundays June 19 – October 2, 2016
On Meadow Drive in Vail Village from 10 am – 3:30 pm
Tuesday nights in the summer from June 14 – August 23, 2016, the Ford Amphitheater is the place to be for free outdoor concerts, featuring a variety of live and energetic music acts. Sit on the lawn with a picnic or grab a seat up close to the action in the amphitheater. Shows start at 6:30 pm. Click here for a complete list of the performers. The series is sponsored by the Crazy Mountain Brewery.
Vail America Days is Vail’s annual 4th of July celebration. The main event is a parade with more than 60 floats and goes through Vail Village and Lionshead. The parade, which starts at 10 am, usually attracts a crowd of over 10,000 people. Enjoy fireworks in the evening.
The Kick It 3v3 Soccer World Championships will be held at the Ford Fields, July 20 – 31, 2016, with more than 300 teams expected to participate. Click to view the Kick It website.
Vail International has 2BR/2BA condos available for participants and their families from $220 per night + 9.8% tax and a one time housekeeping fee of $35. Walk from the property to Vail Village or take the free in town shuttle. Parking and WiFi are free too. Relax by the outdoor pool and hot tub with views of Vail Mountain. Enter your dates in the Availability Search box on the right or call us at 970-476-5200.
The Vail Rec Districts sponsors a series of running races each summer. The dates are May 14 – Sept 18, 2016, with a total of 7 different races on cross country courses in and around Vail. Events will be held on May 14, June 18, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21 and Sept 18. Go to the Vail Rec District’s website for more details.
On mountain summer fun for the whole family at Vail. Activities include ropes courses, ziplines, an alpine coaster, bungee trampoline, tubing and more. Epic Discovery is located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead. Click on the Epic Discovery website for full details.
Annual Summer Event – The Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival runs for six weeks from June 23 to early August 6, 2016. This amazing music festival boasts three world-class symphony orchestras – New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestras – and presents a dynamic schedule of orchestral, chamber jazz, and pops music at the Vail Mountain School, Vilar Performing Arts Center and the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater with breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains. Visit Bravo’s website for complete details of programs and tickets.
Held at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail and Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek, the Vail International Dance Festival features incredible ballet and modern dance performances by renowned companies, as well as community events in streets and villages throughout Vail Valley. The dates of the event are July 30 – August 13, 2016. Visit their website for more details.
Celebrate beer, music and autumn at Oktoberfest in Vail. This is a two weekend event; Lionshead September 9 – 11 and Vail Village Sept 16 – 18, 2016. There is live entertainment, dancing and beer, as well as Bratwurst Eating Contests and Keg Bowling. Click here for more details on Oktoberfest in Vail.