Vail Valley This Week

There’s a reason people flock to the Vail Valley all year long — and why so many of the people who come for a visit choose to stay here for good. That reason, in short, is that the Vail Valley is like a slice of paradise. This is especially true if you’re a nature lover, an outdoor adventurer or an athlete. Visit in the summer to raft or kayak the Eagle River, hike in the Sawatch and/or Gore mountain ranges (which include the White River National Forest, the Eagle’s Nest Wilderness and the Holy Cross Wilderness), fly fish, mountain bike, road bike or run the mountainous trails or pedestrian paths present throughout the Vail Valley. Show up in the winter if you’re excited to bomb down slopes at two of the country’s best ski resorts (Vail and Beaver Creek) or snowshoe or cross-country ski on groomed trails or in the backcountry all winter long. Or just come here any time of the year to enjoy the stellar views. The Vail Valley is nestled in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, and the scenery simply can’t be beat.

If you’re ready to take advantage of all that the Vail Valley has to offer, you’ve come to the right place. Here on VailValleyThisWeek.com, you’ll find all the detailed information you need to enjoy everything offered throughout the Vail Valley. Learn about the most exciting Vail Valley events on a weekly basis. Check out Vail Valley activities that will add a cultural element to your time in the valley and entertain and delight every member of the family. Check out those much-valued snow reports, get up-to-date suggestions for the best daytime activities in the region and learn just how to navigate all the blasted roundabouts. No matter your interests, we’ve got the wheres, whens and costs of everything you might want to do in the Vail Valley — all in one convenient place.

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No introduction to the Vail Valley would be complete without mentioning the stellar dining and shopping options throughout the valley. Vail Valley restaurants promise something to delight every taste and budget, so check out the Daily Specials at area eateries to learn how to save money on tantalizing meals. If you’re looking to extend your dinner into a night on the town, check out our guide to Vail Valley nightlife, including Happy Hours, live music and other exciting events.

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Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
The Vail Church
Avon
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 5:30 pm
The Vail Church, Financial Peace University
Ein Prosit
Avon
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Ein Prosit, Local's Night
Vail Ale House
Vail
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:00 pm
Vail Ale House, Trivia Night Hosted by Geeks Who Drink
Vail Ale House
Vail
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:00 pm
Vail Ale House, Open Mic Night Hosted by Steve Corr
Maker+Stitch
Edwards
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Maker+Stitch, Weekly Stitch+Bitch
Mio Studio
Avon
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Mio Studio, Landscape Painting Workshop
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Traveling Along the Silk Road to Make a Garden
Ein Prosit
Avon
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Ein Prosit, Halloween Party
The Vail Church
Avon
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 5:30 pm
The Vail Church, Financial Peace University
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Ein Prosit
Avon
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Ein Prosit, Monday Afternoon Club
Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame
Vail
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame, Vail Village History Walking Tour
Alpine Arts Center
Edwards
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Alpine Arts Center, Mommy and Me Get Messy
Ein Prosit
Avon
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Ein Prosit, Local's Night
Maker+Stitch
Edwards
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Maker+Stitch, Weekly Stitch+Bitch
Mio Studio
Avon
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Mio Studio, Landscape Painting Workshop
Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame
Vail
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame, Tales of the 10th Mountain Division
Ein Prosit
Avon
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Ein Prosit, Monday Afternoon Club
Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame
Vail
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame, Vail Village History Walking Tour
Top Picks: Great Plates
Annapurna Nepali & Indian Cuisine
Vail
Tandoori baked soft and puffy bread. More info - Annapurna Nepali & Indian Cuisine
Annapurna Nepali & Indian Cuisine, Naan
Root & Flower Wine Bar
Vail
Aquavit, lemon, honey, bitters, sparkling wine. More info - Root & Flower Wine Bar
Root & Flower Wine Bar, Viking Spritz Cocktail
Maya
Avon
Crispy corn tortilla + chiptle chicken + salsa roja + crema fresca. More info - Maya
Maya, Flautas
Ludwig’s
Vail
Pancakes, Belgian Waffle, or Brioche French Toast served with maple syrup, butter and your choice of bacon, sausage, or ham. More info - Ludwig’s
Ludwig’s, Sweet Beginnings
Sunrise Minturn
Minturn
Scrambled eggs, hash browns, chorizo, cheddar, black bean salsa, pork green chili More info - Sunrise Minturn
Sunrise Minturn, Breakfast Burrito
Ein Prosit
Avon
The only beer brewed by this brewery; Orval has an intensely aromatic and dry character. Voted Best Beer in the world over and over More info - Ein Prosit
Ein Prosit, Orval
Sushi Oka & Hibachi
Vail
Lightly breaded chicken breast, deep fried and topped with a spicy chopped shallots, chili and cilantro sauce, on a bed of red and yellow... More info - Sushi Oka & Hibachi
Sushi Oka & Hibachi, Thai Spicy Pepper Chicken
May Palace
Vail
Wrapped with soft rice paper, served with a peanut Hoisin sauce. Served cold. More info - May Palace
May Palace, Vietnamese Spring Rolls (2)
The Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain
Avon
The Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain, Grilled Mahi Tacos
The Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain
Avon
The Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain, Queso Fundido
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
West Vail Liquor Mart
Vail
West Vail Liquor Mart, Eddyline Pumpkin Patch
West Vail Liquor Mart
Vail
750 ml all Varietals, $9.99 More info - West Vail Liquor Mart
West Vail Liquor Mart, Bogle Winery
West Vail Liquor Mart
Vail
Core 6 packs cans $7.99 First Cast IPA, Little Mo Porter, Pilsner, 8 Second Kolsch; Apis Quad, Senorita Imperial Porter, Double IPA Premium... More info - West Vail Liquor Mart
West Vail Liquor Mart, Elevation Brewing
Beaver Liquors
Avon
Hamm's 6-packs are on sale for only $2.99 through the month of October. More info - Beaver Liquors
Beaver Liquors, Hamm's - October Beer of The Month
Maker+Stitch
Edwards
Make a Sweater with Moonshine Chunky Yarn, available at Maker+Stitch. Instructors are onsite to lend a hand. More info - Maker+Stitch
Maker+Stitch, Make a Sweater with Moonshine Chunky Yarn
Hygge Life
Avon
Available in the shop only. Shapes, styles and colors vary. Perfect for your kitchen. Inquire for details! More info - Hygge Life
Hygge Life, Furry Stool Covers
EagleVail Golf Club
Avon
15% off everything in the pro shop this fall! More info - EagleVail Golf Club
EagleVail Golf Club, Golf Shoe Sale
Salt Creek Home
Edwards
Summer Sale Item: Add some fun color to your room with these eclectic cacti; some light up. More info - Salt Creek Home
Salt Creek Home, Ceramic Cacti
Hovey & Harrison
Edwards
A spicy mix inspired by Habanero Horseradish Dill Pickles! More info - Hovey & Harrison
Hovey & Harrison, Bloody Mary Mix
Beaver Liquors
Avon
Two coolers of beers to choose from. Mix and match, pick your own six pack. bring the cardboard holder back on your next visit and get a... More info - Beaver Liquors
Beaver Liquors, Build Your Own Six Pack
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