2017: Upcoming Events for Spring/Summer in Vail, CO 



Gondola Schedule 

EAGLE BAHN: June 9 - September 4 | Daily operations 9:30am-6pm
  September 8 - October 1 |  Weekends only 9:30am-6pm

GONDOLA ONE: June 9-September 4 | Daily operations 9:30am-4pm
  September 8—October 1 | Weekends only 9:30am-4pm
                *This Summer Children Under 12 Ride for Free



May 27 & 28th: Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival in Beaver Creek

Top barbecue chefs from around the state join local chefs in serving up mouth-watering barbecue complemented by thirst-quenching brews at the 14th Annual Beaver Creek Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival.




June 8-11: GoPro Mountain Games

The GoPro Mountain Games showcases more than 25 sports in professional and amateur categories for more than $100K in prize money. Event venues range from Golden Peak to Vail Mountain, Solaris Plaza, Vail Pass, Homestake Creek and now Lionshead Village. 



June 9-August 18th: Hot Summer Nights Free Concert Series (Tuesdays)

Pack a picnic and head to the Ford Amphitheater for a great lineup that is bound to get you on your feet. With kids dancing barefoot in the grass in the lawn seating to the drink specials from locally-based Crazy Mountain Brewery. 




June 16-18: Craft Beer Classic

The Vail Valley will become a hub for craft beer enthusiasts as brewers and connoisseurs kick off the inaugural Vail Craft Beer Classic. With over 300 beers, dozens of events, yoga, hiking, and all the offerings of Colorado’s vast outdoor playground, fans of the craft  should be ready for a mountain weekend full of brews and adventure. 



June 18-October 1: Vail Farmer's Market & Art Show (Sundays)

Get a taste of Vail, Colorado summer with the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show. Colorado’s finest locally grown produce, international dishes, fresh baked goods and even Colorado wine, all ready for you to enjoy during your summer in Vail. 




​July 4th: Vail America Days

Vail America Days™ is the annual 4th of July Festival in beautiful Vail, Colorado. It's a celebration featuring spectacular fireworks, town parade, live music, children's entertainment  and an open-air street festival atmosphere. 



July 6–August 31: Vail Jazz - Thursdays at Vail Square in Lionshead​

The Jazz Tent at Vail Square in the heart of Lionshead bursts at the seams during our high-energy Thursday night performances. This summer evening series in the beautiful outdoor courtyard at The Arrabelle literally overflows with enthusiasm for the remarkable roster of international performers who will play in the now iconic venue. 




July 19-22: Eagle County Fair & Rodeo

The Eagle County Rodeo has none stop entertainment including The Freedom Riders Drill Team, Mutton Bustin, wagon hitch, rodeo clown and professional rodeo contestants and their horses.





July 29-August 12: Vail International Dance Festival

Now in its 29th season the Vail International Dance Festival, is a celebration of dance which features many forms of dance, and boasts an international reputation and dedicated following. 




September 1-4: Gourmet On Gore

Gourmet on Gore showcases the Vail Valley’s premier culinary talent as well as wines, spirits and beers from around the world. Live music, delicious food and superb drinks all meet together on this unique weekend to create a delightful epicurean atmosphere in Vail Village.



September 4: Labor Day

Vail's event calendar for Labor Day weekend is jam-packed with activities for all ages and lifestyles. From Gourmet on Gore, Farmers' Market and Art Show, to the Vail Rotary Rubber Duck Race, it's guaranteed to be a weekend of endless fun.  




September 8-10 &15-17: Vail Oktoberfest

Munich comes to the Vail for two full weekends of blown-out Bavarian fun emulating the world’s greatest celebration of beer, music and autumn: Oktoberfest. Vail Oktoberfest™ is a family affair, with events and activities for both adults and kids alike.