Are you considering a visit to Vail Valley this summer? Whether you have property in the Vail area or you’re looking at vacation destinations, it’s good to know that you can find fun and exciting things to do in the valley year-round, not just during ski season. Take a look at a small sampling of the outdoor events and festivals in Vail Valley this summer.
Outdoor Events and Festivals in Vail Valley This Summer
Go-Pro Mountain Games
From the Golden Peak to Vail Mountain, and all around the area, come to watch professionals and amateurs compete for over $100,000 in prizes in more than 25 sports. With a variety of venues, you have easy access to different competitions throughout the four-day event.
Vail Craft Beer Classic
Colorado has great beer; it’s especially renowned for its specialty and craft beer. If you’re a beer enthusiast, you won’t want to miss the first annual Vail Craft Beer Classic. You’ll get to experience a sampling of over 300 beers while enjoying events and activities.
Vail America Days
There’s no place like the mountains to spend 4th of July, and this year you can experience the unique traditions of Vail America Days. The day starts with a parade at 10:00 am and finishes with a spectacular show of fireworks after dark, with the mountain backdrop for a whole day of fun and festivities.
June 22 – August 5
Musicians from around the world will come to Vail throughout the summer season for the 29th year of this incredible festival. Orchestral and chamber music in the mountains in the summertime is an experience you shouldn’t miss. Bravo will bring over 40 different musicians and orchestras including the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields to Vail this summer for a musical experience like no other.
Vail Arts Festival
June 23 – June 25
With more than 80 artists showing off a variety of media including digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics, sculpture, ceramics, painting photography, jewelry, and more, you don’t want to miss three days of art, and fresh air.
Vail Dance Festival
July 29 – August 12
Internationally acclaimed dancers and choreographers look forward to the Vail Dance Festival every year. In its 28th season, you can experience a variety of dance forms in an incredible mountain setting.
Kids Adventure Games
August 9 – 13
Vail isn’t just for the big kids. If you’ve got youngsters in tow, the Kids Adventure Games is the perfect chance for them to stretch themselves on an outdoor challenge course. Biking, running and climbing is available for kids ages 6 – 14. In teams of two, they’ll face obstacles and challenges and experience problem solving, sportsmanship, teamwork and the thrill of adventure.
If you think Vail is just for the snowy months, come check it out this summer. With outdoor festivals to fit every interest, and regular events including lacrosse, a bluegrass concert series, and jazz at the market, you just might find that summer is your favorite season in the Vail Valley.
For the right accommodations during your stay or to learn more about outdoor events and festivals in Vail Valley this summer, contact our team at Fireside Properties by calling 970-476-4446.