Enjoy an Epic Holiday Season in Vail
Following nearly 30 inches of snow in the past week and over 110 inches of snow so far this season, Vail is excited to have the most open terrain in Colorado! Skiers and riders currently have access to over 4,400 acres of terrain including the Legendary Back Bowls. Let the magic unfold on and off the mountain!
3 p.m. Daily | vail.com/apres
Listen for the ringing of the bells throughout the villages and join in on the après ski fun.
Dec. 20 - 22 | artinvail.com
Celebrate the celestial wonders through the integration of ice, snow and light with Art in Public Places. Includes technology-infused LED lighting along the Gore Creek Promenade in Vail Village, illuminated ice installation reminiscent of stargazing around a campfire and the return of a family favorite – paper lantern workshops and the popular Holiday Lantern Walk on Sunday, Dec. 22. Children must be accompanied by adults at all events. The Vail Winterfest is generously sponsored in partnership with Doe Browning.
RSVP: alpineartscenter.org or 970-926-2732. Please indicate number in your party – space is limited.
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Sunday, Dec. 22
Holiday Lantern Walk through Vail Village
| Free, Slifer Square by the Covered Bridge
4-5 p.m. Music by “Grown Men in Lederhosen,” Authentic Family Friendly Entertainment
4:30 p.m. Santa and Ralph the World’s Tallest Elf arrive to mingle with guests
5-5:15 p.m. Holiday Lantern Walk through Vail Village
Sunday, Dec. 22
13th Annual Vail Winterfest Ice & Light Installation Grand Opening Celebration | Free
5:15 p.m. – Gore Creek Promenade, Vail Village
This season’s Vail Winterfest installation is not to be missed! The illumination begins daily at dusk and runs until 10 p.m. through Jan. 20.
thru Dec. 31 | vailholidays.com
Festive and magical events that will spark the holiday spirit for visitors and locals alike. Includes carolers, ice skating clinics, plus the New Year’s Eve ski down torchlight parade and fireworks.
Wednesday, Dec. 18
Dickens Carolers | 6 p.m. Vail Library | Free
Thursday, Dec. 19
Mountain Harmony Acapella | 6-7 p.m. Vail Public Library | Free
Friday, Dec. 20
15-minute Ice Skating Exhibition Starring Olympic Medalist Mirai Nagasu | Free
5 p.m. Solaris Ice Rink, Vail Village
6:30 p.m. Arrabelle Ice Rink, Lionshead Village
Saturday, Dec. 21
Ice Spectacular Starring Three 2018 Olympic Medalist | 6:30-8 p.m. Dobson Ice Arena | vailskatefest.com
90-minute show of Ice Entertainment
$20 Bleacher Seating/$40 On-Ice Seating | All Seating is General Admission
Saturday, Dec. 21 - Sunday, Dec. 22
Skating Clinics & Seminars | Dobson Ice Arena | vailskatefest.com
Saturday, Dec. 28 - Sunday, Dec. 29
Skating Club of Vail Winter Ice Show | Dobson Ice Arena | skateclubvail.com
Tuesday, Dec. 31
Ski Down Torchlight Parade & Fireworks | 6:15 p.m. Golden Peak, Vail Village | Free
And There’s More!
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The snow alerts just keep coming - 28” over the last few days. Enjoy more acres of skiable terrain than anywhere else in Colorado including the legendary Back Bowls. vail.com. Let the magic unfold on and off the mountain.