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, 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.

If you have a shopping itch that needs to be scratched, then it’s high time you learned about Vail Valley shops. Scope out the latest shopping sales and check out the hundreds of coupons available on our site so you can stretch your dollars further and score deals on products unique to the Vail Valley.

No matter how you’re planning to spend your time in the Vail Valley, 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.

Enjoy a Quieter Time Around Vail This Off Season

Off season officially arrived this week with the closure of Vail and Beaver Creek for the winter season. There may still be skiing in Summit County, but Vail is moving on to warmer-weather activities.  Weather is still a varied springtime mix, however, of rain, snow, wind, some sunshine and clouds. Everyone should expect the unexpected, basically, well into May. What I like about springtime in the valley is the relaxed lifestyle offered when the mountain closes. The sun... Read More

Closing Weekend Arrives for Vail and Beaver C...

This past weekend the sky dumped lots of white stuff across the Interstate 70 mountain corridor, resulting in... Read More

Vail Film Festival and Taste of Vail Return T...

It's going to be a busy week around the Vail Valley, with two big events on the books: Vail Film Festival and... Read More

It's Easter Weekend Around Vail and Spri...

Easter is a big holiday weekend around the Vail Valley. Guests are pouring into town, and that means lots of... Read More

Pink Vail Fun Returns to Vail on Saturday

Thousands of pink-wearing skiers and snowboarders are heading to Vail Mountain! It's Pink Vail this Saturday... Read More

St. Paddy's Day and More Fun Things To D...

Spring in the mountains means bluebird days, mashed potato snow and lots of outdoor adventure. It also means... Read More
Top Picks
Top Picks: Nightlife
Vail Ale House
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:00 pm
Vail Ale House, Trivia Night Hosted by Geeks Who Drink
Alpine Arts Center
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Alpine Arts Center, Cocktails and Canvas
Vail Ale House
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:00 pm
Vail Ale House, Open Mic Night Hosted by Steve Corr
Alpine Arts Center
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Alpine Arts Center, Cocktails and Canvas
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co.
Gypsum, Vail
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Co., Saturday Live music with BBQ Mike and Friends
Top Picks: Daytime Entertainment & Special Events
Root & Flower Wine Bar
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Root & Flower Wine Bar, Art of Wine Tasting Class
Top Picks: Great Plates
Root & Flower Wine Bar
Roasted fennel marinara, pistachio & tarragon pesto, Parmagiano Reggiano More info - Root & Flower Wine Bar
Root & Flower Wine Bar, Meatballs
Ein Prosit
Freshly Shaved Corn Beef, Gruyere, Sauerkraut, & Thousand Island Dressing on Ciabatta More info - Ein Prosit
Ein Prosit, Prost Reuben
Sushi Oka & Hibachi
Chef's choice of 8 pieces of nigiri and 1 california roll. More info - Sushi Oka & Hibachi
Sushi Oka & Hibachi, Sushi Platter
Big Bear Bistro
Choose bagel (plain, wheat, everything), croissant, or biscuit. Made with fresh scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese and choice of sausage, bacon... More info - Big Bear Bistro
Big Bear Bistro, Breakfast Sandwiches
Top Picks: Shopping Must Haves
Fast Vape
EagleVail, Edwards
Smok releases a new line of Pod devices with several different innovative designs! The Smok Rolo Badge Kit features a unique rounded shield... More info - Fast Vape
Hygge Life
These slippers are a must-have hygge accessory. The slippers feature an ankle cuff that can be pulled up or rolled down. More info - Hygge Life
Hygge Life, Gray Cuff Slippers
Inquire about sizing and pricing. Perfect for spring and summer! More info - Pano
Pano, Peasant Top
Rocky Mountain Silver & Beads
Rocky Mountain Silver & Beads, Sterling Silver Beads
Portofino Jewelry and Beads
Mount Holy Cross Sterling silver necklace with turquoise. More info - Portofino Jewelry and Beads
Portofino Jewelry and Beads, Mount Holy Cross Turquoise Necklace
Hovey & Harrison
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
Vail Valley Jet Center
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
Synergy Center for Wellness
Synergy Center for Wellness, Synergy V-Neck