Summer Event Calendar 2018
In the summer, Vail is alive with concerts, art, athletics, and events for the whole family. Here is a schedule of all of the top items to consider attending during your vacation in Vail, Colorado.
GoPro Mountain Games
June 7 – 10, 2018
Summer in Vail beings at the GoPro Mountain Games. With athletic events and concerts, the GoPro Mountain Games are an energetic way to start your summer. View as a spectator at no cost or register as a participant.
There are a variety of other events to spectate including dock dogs big air, climbing competition, slack line, and exciting kayaking events in and around town.
June 22, July 20, August 17, 2018
Enjoy a chef-crafted dinner, sourced from the fields of Colorado farmers, featuring seasonal and local ingredients. Dinner will be held rain or shine on West Meadow Drive, so please dress accordingly and bring your sense of outdoor culinary adventure! Colorado Wine and beer will be included in the price.
Saturdays: starting on June 23, 2018
Awaken your energy and breathe in the fresh mountain air with this lighthearted, fun and free yoga class taught by Vail’s top yoga teachers from the Vitality Center. The event will take place rain or shine. No advanced signup required, but be sure to arrive early as this is a popular event! This class is free to all who attend.
Vail Farmers Market & Art Show
Sundays: June 17 – September 30, 2018
10:30 am – 3:30 pm
For 17 years, the Vail Farmers Market has entertained Vail locals and visitors with over 135 tents lining Meadow Drive just outside of our lodge. Tents include a variety of culinary delights, local artwork, and farm fresh fruits and vegetables. The Vail Farmers Market is the place to find one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your
June – September 2018
Vail Jazz offers 12 weeks of concerts during the summer. With six series in different locations including Vail Square, The Market, and The Remedy, the streets of Vail will fill with music from Vail Village to Lionshead.
June 21 – August 2, 2018
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and more, spend the summer in Vail, Colorado for just over a month of concerts, soirees, and events. Many of the concerts will take place at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater which is less than a mile from Lodge Tower.
July 4th Celebration
10:00 am-12:00 pm Parade
9:30 pm Fireworks Show
The parade will begin at Golden Peak at 10:00 a.m. on July 4 and will wind its way through the villages, ending in Lionshead. Vail’s parade is one of the most popular events during the Independence Day holiday.
The annual Vail Fireworks Show will take place at Golden Peak on July 4th at dusk (Approximately 9:30 p.m.). With prime viewing available from most residences at Lodge Tower.
Vail Dance Festival
July 28 – August 11, 2018
Enjoy two weeks of dance from around the world. This year’s festival celebrates the 30th anniversary with appearances by Alonzo King LINES Ballet and American Ballet Theater. Located at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater.
Gourmet on the Gore
August 31 – September 3, 2018
Vail’s top culinary talent brings you four days of events, tastings, and seminars for four beautiful summer days on Labor Day weekend. Recognized as the #1 food and lifestyle event in Vail, you will sip on beer, spirits and 50+ wines from around the world and taste culinary delights inspired by the Rocky Mountains.