Vail Village Activities
Vail Farmer's Market and Arts Show
As Colorado's largest farmer's market, this event has been a local's favorite for years. With hundreds of tents winding through Vail Village, guest can sample food and wine, Colorado local produce, talk with local artisans, enjoy local food stands, and plenty of activities for the kids including a mechanical bull and train. This is a top selection amongst many great Vail Village activities.
Dobson Ice Arena
Open year-round for ice skating activities even in the summer months! 970-479-2271
Ages 2-12; Open 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
Vail's learning and discovery center provides a wide array of fun science and art learning activities for children. Featuring a black-light room which captures shadows and a "sound of science" exhibit, there are plenty of activities to capture your child's imagination. A 3 hour drop-off program is available for children who are potty trained and older for $10/hr. Located in the Lionshead Parking structure, call 970-479-2292 for details.
Lionshead Friday Family Fun Fair
Every Friday in LionsHead bring the kids for FREE activities and fun from July 2 – August 13
There are many unique parks located in Vail. Ford Park, Pirateship Park, Donovan Park, and Bighorn Park are to name a few - stop by each of them to let the children burn some energy while the adults can relax in a sitting area and enjoy the summertime flowers and views.
Join handlers from the Raptor Education Foundation for an exciting educational experience. This fun-filled FREE evening takes place at the base of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Saturday afternoons in July until mid-August.
Located above the Lionshead parking structure, show off your own moves or get a lesson from a professional instructor. Helmets required! 970-479-2271
Vail Library Storytime
Every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:00 and 11:00 am for toddlers and 11am-12pm for ages 2-5, kids of all ages enjoy story time and arts & crafts.
Vail Nature Center
This seven acre facility located in the heart of Vail hosts informative bird, wildflower, and beaver pond hikes. Open 7 days a week, June 23- August 30, Daily 11am-2pm; the nature center offers a variety of classes for children and adults. 970-479-2291