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GoPro Mountain Games Return to Vail in June

  • 5 March 2021
GoPro Mountain Games Return to Vail in June

It is an announcement that mountain sports fans have been anticipating for months: The GoPro Mountain Games are officially a GO for June 10-13.

Virtual Public Engagement Begins for Vail Pass Rest Area Replacement Project

  • 9 February 2021
Virtual Public Engagement Begins for Vail Pass Rest Area Replacement Project
The Interstate 70 Vail Pass Rest Area serves a growing number of motorists, commercial operators, recreationists and local travelers. After years of heavy use, the Vail Pass Rest Area facility is inadequate and no longer meets the needs of its users. To better serve customers, the Colorado Department of Transportation is in the design phase of the Vail Pass Rest Area Replacement Project. The purpose of the project is to increase restroom user capacity, update the existing drinking water...

New Business Relief Program: Town of Vail Grant Award Program

  • 9 February 2021
New Business Relief Program: Town of Vail Grant Award Program

The Town of Vail is pleased to announce a new business relief program, the Grant Award Program (GAP) which will provide direct aid to Vail businesses experiencing hardship due to the public health crisis. Developed by representatives of the Vail Economic Advisory Council with assistance from town staff, the grant program was authorized by the Vail Town Council on Feb. 2 in the amount of $500,000 and will offer Vail businesses grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000.

Celebrate Vail Holidays with Fireworks on New Year’s Eve

  • 31 December 2020
Celebrate Vail Holidays with Fireworks on New Year’s Eve
Vail Holiday festivities will be continuing this week with a mix of stay-in family experiences and small celebrations that will culminate with fireworks on New Year’s Eve. Vail’s New Year’s Eve salute will take place at 6 p.m., Dec. 31 with the fireworks visible from most areas of the valley floor including Vail Village, Golden Peak, Lionshead Village and on the north side of Interstate 70. Look for the traditional torchlight ski down from Golden Peak to return next season...

Beth Slifer Honored for Her Many Years of Service as Chair of Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council

  • 12 December 2020
Beth Slifer Honored for Her Many Years of Service as Chair of Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council

Beth Slifer will be honored for her longstanding role in leading the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council during Tuesday’s Vail Town Council meeting. Slifer will be recognized with a Mayoral Proclamation in appreciation of her long tenure as chairperson of the VLMDAC. After serving for more than 20 years, she will be stepping down upon completion of her latest term.

Vail Holidays Kicks off Friday, Dec. 11; Includes Magic of Lights, Virtual Tree Lighting, Abbreviated Ice-Skating Shows, Outdoor Kris Kringle Market and More

  • 11 December 2020
Vail Holidays Kicks off Friday, Dec. 11; Includes Magic of Lights, Virtual Tree Lighting, Abbreviated Ice-Skating Shows, Outdoor Kris Kringle Market and More
The winter holidays are a magical time of year in Vail, with complimentary outdoor, socially distanced programs and offerings for all ages. Vail Holidays begins Friday, Dec. 11 and extends through Dec. 31, featuring a mix of stay-in family experiences and small outdoor celebrations, all within safe practices and public health guidelines. All events are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions; visit DiscoverVail.com/Events for up to date information.

Revely Vail Kicks off Saturday with Virtual Tree Lighting, Stay-in Family Experience

  • 27 November 2020
Revely Vail Kicks off Saturday with Virtual Tree Lighting, Stay-in Family Experience
Revely Vail, the kick-off of Vail’s welcome to the brilliance of winter, will be presented this season with a mix of stay-in family experiences and small celebrations with the utmost safety in mind. Activities begin Saturday, Nov. 28, with a virtual tree lighting which will be live streamed beginning at 4:50 p.m. to www.facebook.com/discovervailco. Hosted by Tricia Swenson, the tree lighting will feature live music, an appearance by Santa Claus and remarks from Mayor Dave Chapin. 

PrimaVail Guest Service Training Program Returns for 2nd Season to Elevate Collaboration, Employee Engagement, Guest Experience

  • 10 November 2020
PrimaVail Guest Service Training Program Returns for 2nd Season to Elevate Collaboration, Employee Engagement, Guest Experience
PrimaVail, the all-inclusive, guest service training initiative introduced last season by the Town of Vail in cooperation with Vail Mountain and the Vail Chamber & Business Association (VCBA), is returning for the 2020-2021 winter season in varying formats to comply with public health protocols. The program is offered at no cost to employees, managers and owners of Vail businesses with various sessions taking place throughout the ski and snowboard season to elevate the guest experience...

Town of Vail Seeks Community Members to fill Board Vacancies on CSE, VLMDAC

  • 29 October 2020
Town of Vail Seeks Community Members to fill Board Vacancies on CSE, VLMDAC
The Town of Vail is seeking qualified applicants to fill eight vacancies on two citizen boards. Four openings exist on the Commission on Special Events (CSE); all are two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2021 and ending Dec. 31, 2022. There are four vacancies on the Vail Local Marketing District Advisory Council (VLMDAC); all are two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2021 and expiring Dec. 31, 2022. Applications for the CSE are due by 5 p.m. Nov. 20 while the deadline for VLMDAC applications is 5...

Vail Gift Card Program to Provide Rewards, Relief to Residents and Guests

  • 9 October 2020
Vail Gift Card Program to Provide Rewards, Relief to Residents and Guests

The Town of Vail is announcing a Gift Card Program to reward hard working employees and boost local Vail business revenue during the shoulder season. The Vail Economic Advisory Council recommended the program as part of economic recovery efforts the town has undertaken to address challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, the town’s numerous economic recovery efforts have received over $2.7 million of funding.

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