Vail Events & Festivals After you ski the legendary slopes of Vail, hike the high-mountain trails and raft the raging rivers of the Rockies, experience exciting events that make Vail the most festive alpine resort in the world! Vail, Colorado offers a myriad of exciting events, festivals and concerts throughout the year that celebrate the culture, cuisine, music, art and spirit of Colorado.
From Snow Daze and CarniVail in winter to the Bravo Vail Valley Music Festival and the Teva Mountain Games in summer, Vail is the beautiful home of world-class ski, sports and music events. Join us every year for popular Vail events, including the Vail Jazz Festival, Vail Film Festival, Taste of Vail, Spring Back to Vail, and the Bud Light Hot Summer Nights Concert Series. For a calendar of Vail events and festivals, go toweb.vail.net/local/events.cfm
Tour of Vail - September 28 - 30, 2012 - Ride in a 10km time trial through the streets of Vail on Friday afternoon, September 28th. The Vail Challenge will take place on Saturday, a 100km ride from Copper to Leadville and then to Vail, with 4700 feet of climbing. There will be a 1km criterium on Sunday the 30th through the cobbled streets of Vail, with categories for kids, junior boys and girls, Senior Men & Women as well as Mens and Womens Pros. http://tourofvail.com/
Vail Jazz Festival - Summer 2012 - The Vail Jazz Festival is a summer celebration that fills your vacation with live Jazz music. The festival offers a diverse mix of jazz ensembles and soloists that play every Sunday in the Vail Square and on Thursdays at the Vail Farmer's Market. This fantastic Vail music series culminates with the Labor Day Weekend Party. Visit http://www.vailjazz.org/VailJazzFestival/index.htm.