Head Down Valley for Gypsum Daze This Weekend; Plus More Vail Things To Do

By Caitlin Row | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Gypsum Daze is here!

Activities for this full down valley festival kick off on Thursday, July 18, with fishing at Gypsum Ponds. Other event highlights include a youth talent show (Saturday, July 19), Gypsum Daze Stampede (also Saturday), the Gypsum Daze Parade (Sunday, July 20) and the Saturday night concert with headliner Scotty McCreery. Click here for the full event listing.

For those not in the know, Gypsum is about 40 minutes west of Vail. Prepare for temperatures about 10 degrees warmer than its alpine counterpart to the east and don't forget your sunscreen. Keep your dogs at home!

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Photo: Courtesy, Town of Avon featuring Nottingham Lake! Learn more about lake life below.

More Events on Tap

Avon and Beaver Creek will host the XTERRA Beaver Creek Triathlon on Saturday, July 20, from 6 to 9 a.m.

Minturn Market is every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attend for crafts and artisan goods from more than 75 vendors!

Toots & The Maytals will perform on Friday, July 26 at Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek. The show begins at 8 p.m.

The New York Philharmonic is currently in town and performing as part of the Bravo! Vail Music Festival lineup.

Vail Jazz events are happening through August 16.

Click here for an expanded event listing.

Photo: Courtesy, Vilar Performing Arts Center (Toots & The Maytals)

Vail Things to Do

It's getting hot outside, folks! Cool off with some indoor exercise at Synergy Center for Wellness in Avon. Sign up for a private Pilates class or join a group class.

EagleVail Golf Club offers tee times daily. Enjoy 18 holes of pristine, challenging golf!

Enjoy standup paddleboarding at Nottingham Lake in Avon. Or simply enjoy Nottingham's beach area with a book.

Traveling with kiddos? Sign them up for a Kids Horse Camp with Bearcat Stables in Edwards. Camps run through September 30.

Photo: Courtesy, EagleVail Golf Club

And with that ...

We'll see you in Vail!

About the Author Caitlin Row
Caitlin is a Vail local. She loves to ski, play in the snow (preferably with her dog) and taste all the Vail Valley has to offer.