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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No matter how you’re planning to spend your time in the Vail Valley, VailValleyThisWeek.com will serve as your local guide. When you utilize this site, you can rest assured that you’re getting the best possible insights into how to transform your Vail Valley stay into an unforgettable memory.

Vail Mountain Delays Opening to Thanksgiving; Beaver Creek Will Open on Wednesday

The 2017-18 Vail Valley ski season is upon us, folks. Vail Mountain was supposed to open this Friday, November 17. At the time of this writing, it was announced that Opening Day was delayed until Thursday, November 23 (otherwise known as Thanksgiving Day) due to lack of snow. Beaver Creek Resort's Opening Day is still set for Wednesday, November 22. By delaying Opening Day, it should allow for Vail Mountain to continue to make snow (it's been a lot colder lately, which... Read More

Vail and Beaver Creek Ski Season is Just Arou...

At the time of this writing, snow is falling. And it's not just a sporadic flurry. Vail's white gold is... Read More

November Brings Snow and Chilly Weather Aroun...

Vail Valley in November is an exciting time of year. It's the unofficial start to winter, the start of the... Read More

Halloween Fun is Plentiful Around Vail Valley...

The last full week in October is upon us! Snow is starting to stick when it falls and evening temperatures... Read More

A Chill is in the Air; Let's Enjoy Fall...

I can feel winter approaching at night. The chill is creeping in as leaves fall from the trees. Vail Valley... Read More

Autumn Snow Showers Cover Mountaintops Around...

The week started out snowy again, with two Mondays in a row showcasing early season storms! Vail and Beaver... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
Loaded Joe's
Avon, Vail
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:30 pm
Loaded Joe's, Loaded Joe's Trivia Night - Avon
Vail Ale House
Vail
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 9:00 pm
Vail Ale House, Trivia Night Hosted by Geeks Who Drink
Alpine Arts Center
Edwards
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Alpine Arts Center, Cocktails and Canvas
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co.
Gypsum, Vail
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co., Live Music with BBQ Mike and Friends
Loaded Joe's
Avon, Vail
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 9:00 pm
Loaded Joe's, Loaded Joe's Game Night - Avon
Vail Ale House
Vail
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:00 pm
Vail Ale House, Open Mic Night Hosted by Steve Corr
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co.
Gypsum, Vail
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co., Live Music with BBQ Mike and Friends
The Back Bowl
Eagle
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 8:00 pm
The Back Bowl, Jackque's Karaoke and Variety Show
Loaded Joe's
Avon, Vail
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 9:30 pm
Loaded Joe's, Loaded Joe's Karaoke Night - Avon
Alpine Arts Center
Edwards
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Alpine Arts Center, Cocktails and Canvas
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co.
Gypsum, Vail
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co., Live Music with BBQ Mike and Friends
Top Picks: Great Plates
Hovey & Harrison
Edwards
chipotle mayo pickles, squishy bun More info - Hovey & Harrison
Hovey & Harrison, FRIED CHIX SANDO
Hovey & Harrison
Edwards
pumpkin ciabatta french toast + honey butter + ginger snap crunch More info - Hovey & Harrison
Hovey & Harrison, PUMPKIN CIABATTA FRENCH TOAST
Terra Bistro
Vail
Medjool dates, house-made chorizo, pancetta, roasted Peppadew pepper sauce. More info - Terra Bistro
Terra Bistro, Chorizo Stuffed Dates
Terra Bistro
Vail
Cheesecake mousse, graham cracker crumble, orange supremes, saffron caramel. More info - Terra Bistro
Terra Bistro, Whipped Cheesecake Mousse
Minturn Saloon
Minturn
Chili Relleno, beef taco and cheese enchilada. More info - Minturn Saloon
Minturn Saloon, No. 5
Minturn Saloon
Minturn
1/2-pound Harris Ranch Premium Black Angus Burger, No Hormones/Antibiotics. Served with fries, lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle. Add... More info - Minturn Saloon
Minturn Saloon, Bruce's Big Angus Burger
Minturn Saloon
Minturn
Adobo grilled beef, Guajillo grilled chicken, or a combo of sauteed onion, red and green peppers. With sides of guacamole, sour cream,... More info - Minturn Saloon
Minturn Saloon, Saloon Fajitas
Chronic Tacos
Avon
Includes guacamole More info - Chronic Tacos
Chronic Tacos, Tacos
Sticky Fingers Cafe & Bakery
Minturn
Egg, cheese and thick bacon, ham, on plain, everything, whole wheat or gluten free bagel. More info - Sticky Fingers Cafe & Bakery
Sticky Fingers Cafe & Bakery, Bagel Sandwich
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
Hovey & Harrison
Edwards
Dram Posy Tea with wild and organic flower blossoms including rose, calendula, chamomile, lavender, nettles and hibiscus. A lovely herbal... More info - Hovey & Harrison
Hovey & Harrison, Dram Teas
Portofino Jewelry and Beads
Avon
Inquire at shop for pricing. More info - Portofino Jewelry and Beads
Portofino Jewelry and Beads, Diamond Stud Earrings
Vail Valley Jet Center
Gypsum
Arabian Stallion in France. The frame is crafted locally from reclaimed barn wood. More info - Vail Valley Jet Center
Vail Valley Jet Center, Krystal I
Bridge Street Ski Haus
Vail
Inquire at the shop for pricing. More info - Bridge Street Ski Haus
Bridge Street Ski Haus, Fleece Shirt
Synergy Center for Wellness
Avon
Synergy Center for Wellness, Synergy V-Neck