Activities and Things to Do in Vail
What to do in Vail
There is always something going on in the Vail Valley. Whether it's live concerts, on-mountain parties, food and film festivals or competitions of every kind, Vail is known as an international destination for arts, entertainment and athletics. Make sure to visit our events calendar for a complete list of what's happening in Vail and the surrounding areas. Enjoy winter events like the American Ski Classic, Spring Back to Vail, Snow Daze, the Vail Food and Wine Festival and the Vail Film Festival. Summer activities include free concerts every Tuesday at Vail's Hot Summer Nights as well as the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival, both held at the world-famous Gerald Ford Amphitheater. The GoPro Mountain Games, the Vail International Dance Festival, and Gourmet on Gore culinary festival are a variety of fun in the sun events for the whole family.
With so much to do in the Vail Valley, it can be overwhelming trying to decide what to do, where to go, what to eat, and more. The local, knowledgeable Vail Spa Condominiums Concierge staff can help make your Colorado vacation perfect. Please contact us at any time with questions, comments, or suggestions.
Vail Spa Condominiums and the staff of East West Resorts are excited to provide you with a detailed, up-to-date calendar of events. This events calendar will help guide you by providing detailed event descriptions for everything going on in Vail, Beaver Creek, and the greater Vail Valley.
As the locals say, people come for the winters and stay for the summers. Summer in Vail is unlike any other place. Colorado boasts over 300 days of sunshine and the summer days provide long hours of dry, pleasant weather for activities such as golfing, road and mountain biking, fly fishing, white water rafting, hiking, horseback riding, camping or enjoying amazing concerts and events.
With #1 rated ski area Vail Resort, you might not need to do anything else on your Colorado winter vacation, but the Vail Valley has it all. Enjoy ice climbing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice skating, Nordic adventures, and an abundance of family activities. Adventure Ridge at the top of the Lionshead gondola has dining, tubing, ski biking, and fun for kids of all ages. Vail Village is also a great place to take a stroll, shop, or enjoy award-wining restaurants. Regardless of your interests, Vail has something for everyone all set with the incredible backdrop of the Gore Range.
Whether you're looking for a 5-star dining experience or a place to grab a burger with friends and family, Vail has it all. Vail Mountain boasts amazing dining options including an exclusive rustic cabin with upscale Colorado cuisine, Game Creek Club. The fun continues after dinner with a large variety of bars and nightclubs, most of which provide live music and fun until 1:30am.
Vail Village is known for having a wide variety of shops including classic Colorado wear, fine furs, rare jewelry, and top of the line ski wear. Though Vail has some of the most unique and trendy boutiques, you can also find great souvenir and ski shops that won't break the bank. Just make sure to try some of our famous Colorado fudge!
While known throughout the skiing industry as one the best resorts in North America, Vail is also known as an incredible cultural destination. With world-class arts and entertainment including the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival, Vail International Dance Festival, and year-round free concert series, Vail is the perfect entertainment destination.