Ski season comes to the Vail Valley this weekend when Vail Mountain opens on Friday, November 15. Vail Mountain kicks off Opening Day with free burritos and hot chocolate and a live DJ at Gondola ONE from 8 to 10 a.m.
You can celebrate the arrival of ski season by taking advantage of these steals and deals around town.
Photo: Vail Mountain Facebook
82 E. Beaver Creek Boulevard, Unit 108, Avon
Happy hour strikes twice a day at Ein Prosit, a German-style beer hall in Avon. Catch it the first time around from 4 to 6 p.m. and again later in the evening from 9 to 10 p.m. They have $4 well drinks and wine, $5 Moscow Mules and $1 off draft beer. Find more information here.
126 Riverfront Lane, Avon
Located inside the Westin Riverfront Resort, Maya is a modern Mexican restaurant with a great selection of tequila. Their weekly happy hour, which runs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 3:3to 5:30 p.m., features drink specials, $4 tacos and $6 bites. Find information about Maya here.
Root & Flower
225 Wall Street, #103A, Vail
Root & Flower is a charming little wine and cocktail bar in Vail Village with a daily happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Enjoy $6 wine and $4 beer options during that time. Get more details here.
Photo: Root & Flower
Maker + Stitch
56 Edwards Village Boulevard, #109, Edwards
This Edwards yarn store is a knitter's paradise. They’re currently offering 40% off all Debbie Bliss yarns and Classic Elite yarns until they sell out. Stock up now and get started on your holiday gift projects. Find more details here.
West Vail Liquor Mart
2151 N. Frontage Road W., Vail
Stock up for your holiday parties with West Vail Liquor Mart’s monthly beer, wine and spirits specials. The beer of the month for November is Colorado Native (get a six-pack for $7.99 or a 12-pack for $15.98), the wine of the month is Bogle Vineyards (get any bottle for $9.99), and the spirit of the month is Bulleit Bourbon and Rye Whiskey (get a 750 milliliter bottle for $24.99 or a 1.75 liter bottle for $49.99). Get more details here.
Experiences and Events
126 Riverfront Lane, Avon
Don’t wait until after the holidays to undo all the stress of the season. Head to Spa Anjali at the Westin Riverfront Resort to find a little Zen now and take advantage of special fall prices. Right now (through December 15) you can get a 50-minute custom massage or facial for $99 or a 75-minute custom massage or facial for $149. Find out about the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa Anjali here.
8119, 137 Main Street, Edwards
Get a head start on your fitness goals for the next year. First-time members get one month for only $99. You’ll get an unlimited membership for that first month and 10% off your first four-pack of personal-training sessions. Find more information here.
Sage Outdoor Adventures
3161 Milk Creek Road, Wolcott
Plan ahead and save when you book your winter outdoor adventure online. Sage is offering a 10% discount when you book any activity, like snowmobiling, online. Find information about Sage Outdoor Adventures here.