Local Area Event

Vail Farmer's Market & Art Show

The Vail Farmers Market is entering its 11th year in Vail on Meadow Drive. The event started with a few tents and now has grown to over 135 tents for 16 Sundays of the summer. We have entertainment for everyone and bring people from all over to enjoy the Rocky Mountains on a Sunday. Enjoy strolling down East Meadow Drive in Vail while tasting treats from Colorado. Parking for the Market is at the Vail Village Parking or Lionshead Parking.

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Vail Jazz Presents: Michel Camilo

Described by Vail Jazz organizers as “a major coup” to land in the lineup, the GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist makes his Vail debut. The Dominican composer offers a Latin flare that has hypnotized audiences across the globe.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
Dates: Thursdays July 7-September 1
Time: 6-8pm
Tickets: $20 General Admission, $40 Premium Seats, $135 Subscription (4 perf.)
All ticket prices increase 1 hour prior to show.
Venue: “Vail Square” 675 Lionshead Place

Vail Jazz Presents: Joey Alexander

You may have seen this kid – arguably one of the world’s most talented youngsters (a mere 12 years old) – on 60 Minutes or earning a raucous standing ovation following his performance at this year’s GRAMMY® Awards. Born in Indonesia, the young pianist is self-taught and released his first album last year, nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

Vail Jazz Presents: Maraca & His Latin Jazz All-Stars

Led by GRAMMY®-nominated, Cuban-born flutist Orlando “Maraca” Valle, this energetic eight-piece ensemble features a collection of the world’s top Latin jazz specialists. Making its Vail debut, the ensemble is sure to get the crowd on its feet and moving.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
Dates: Thursdays July 7-September 1
Time: 6-8pm
Tickets: $20 General Admission, $40 Premium Seats, $135 Subscription (4 perf.)
All ticket prices increase 1 hour prior to show.
Venue: “Vail Square” 675 Lionshead Place
 

Vail Jazz Presents: H2 Big Band Tribute to Count Basie

Speaking of energy, the sizzling, Colorado-based big band returns to Vail to light up the stage with favorites from the late, great bandleader. H2 Big Band is famous for nailing Basie’s distinctive swing style.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
Dates: Thursdays July 7-September 1
Time: 6-8pm
Tickets: $20 General Admission, $40 Premium Seats, $135 Subscription (4 perf.)
All ticket prices increase 1 hour prior to show.
Venue: “Vail Square” 675 Lionshead Place

Vail Jazz Presents: Vail Jazz Party House Band, Alumni Quintet and All-Stars

The red hot triple bill kicks off the 22nd Annual Vail Jazz Party, beginning with the current lineup of freshly fine-tuned Vail Jazz Workshop students (Vail Jazz All-Stars)  –the nation’s top 12 teenage jazz musicians. Then comes the Quintet of former All-Stars who are no pros and finally the Vail Jazz Party House Band sextet comprised of  individual stars the genre - Jo John Clayton, Jeff Clayton, Lewis Nash, Terell Stafford, Bill Cunliffe, and Wycliffe Gordon.

Pink Vail

Welcome to Pink Vail™, the world's biggest ski day to conquer cancer!

Everyone has been affected by cancer in some way. People run, walk and grow facial hair for cancer. In Vail, we ski! Pink Vail is a fundraiser that brings nearly 3,000 people, dressed in pink, together on Vail Mountain for an all-day event with live music, deck parties, costume contest and Celebration Ski Down. All proceeds from Pink Vail stay local, benefiting cancer patients and survivors at Shaw Regional Cancer Center, a nonprofit 501(c)(3). 

44th Annual Vail ‘King of the Mountain’ Open

“A Family Event for Young and Old Alike!”
June 17-19, 2016

The Annual Vail King of the Mountain Open is one of the top five iconic grassroots beach doubles Events in North America, drawing upwards of 700 teams of competitors from all over the Rocky Mountain Region and elsewhere.  Held over Father’s Day Weekend, the “King of the Mountain Open” has become a fantastic family volleyball outing with competitions for Juniors, Adults, Co-Ed, Masters/Seniors and, even, special Father/Son and Father/Daughter divisions to help celebrate Father’s Day.