The Good Life

Year-Round Adventure

Year-round, Vail attracts attention with music, food, art, theater, sport, and film festivals. Winter and spring bring international ski races and snowboard competitions, plus outdoor concerts and cultural events in every season. Winter highlights include the men's FIS Alpine World Cup ski races in December, Vail Snow Daze in December and the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships at the end of February. Spring Back to Vail offers live music, while the Vail Film Festival and Taste of Vail close out each spring. Summertime offers numerous events, celebrations and family activities starting with the thrilling GoPro Mountain Games in June followed by Bravo! Vail classical music festival in July, the summer-long Vail International Dance Festival and Crazy Mountain Brewery’s Hot Summer Nights Free Concert Series, and Vail Restaurant week in the fall.