Grammy winner Nachito Herrera set for Sonnenalp and Lionshead performances

07/10/2018

Grammy winner Nachito Herrera set for Sonnenalp and Lionshead performances

If you can imagine what kind of dedication it takes for a 12-year-old to develop the musical talent required to perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Havana Symphony Orchestra, you can only guess what sort of skill that kid possesses several decades later after devoting every day in the meantime to his keyboard.  ( more)
Summer 2018 Wednesday Vail Village Art Walks

07/08/2018

Summer 2018 Wednesday Vail Village Art Walks

The free weekly Wednesday Art Walks and tour of Vail Village with the Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places Coordinator begin Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The tour meets at 11:00 a.m. each Wednesday from July 11 through August 29 at the Vail Village Welcome Center on the top level of the parking structure. The tour lasts approximately one hour.  ( more)
Free Vail Jazz summer events kick off July 1

06/28/2018

Free Vail Jazz summer events kick off July 1

Five free ways to enjoy jazz this summer
While Ludwig’s at The Sonnenalp channels a big city jazz club with intimate dinner performances starring internationally heralded artists on Wednesdays for the Vail Jazz Club Series and the Jazz Tent in Lionshead pulsates with the power of those artists backed by full bands on Thursdays for Vail Jazz @ Vail Square, Fridays and Sundays are the not-so-secret times to sample an array of high energy live music for free.  ( more)
VAIL AMERICA DAYS™ PARADE

06/27/2018

VAIL AMERICA DAYS™ PARADE

On Wednesday, July 4th the parade will wind its way from Golden Peak through Vail Village and end in Lionshead. Vail America Days is proud to announce Elaine and Art Kelton as the 2018 Vail America Days Parade Marshals. Long time residents, the Keltons represent the spirit of giving back to the Vail community.  ( more)
2018 LA SPORTIVA VAIL TRAIL RUNNING SERIES CONTINUES JULY 7 WITH THE HISTORIC VAIL HILLCLIMB

06/26/2018

2018 LA SPORTIVA VAIL TRAIL RUNNING SERIES CONTINUES JULY 7 WITH THE HISTORIC VAIL HILLCLIMB

The Vail Recreation District's 2018 La Sportiva Vail Trail Running Series, presented by Bloch & Chapleau Attorneys at Law and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shieldwill continue the season on Saturday, July 7, with the historic Vail HillClimb on Vail Mountain. The Vail HillClimb trail run, presented by Vail's Mountain Haus, will begin at 7 a.m.  ( more)
Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Installation Build June 4 – 22, 2018 in Vail, CO

06/01/2018

Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Installation Build June 4 – 22, 2018 in Vail, CO

After several years of planning, the Town of Vail’s Art in Public Places welcomes renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty to Vail on Monday, June 4. The artist will work daily (except June 16 & 17) through June 22 to create a monumental Stickwork installation in Ford Park. Nestled between the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater and the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, it will be highly accessible for all to enjoy.  ( more)
National and international artists on tap for Sonnenalp, Vail Square and Labor Day Weekend performances

05/21/2018

National and international artists on tap for Sonnenalp, Vail Square and Labor Day Weekend performances

Launching into its 24th year, the Vail Jazz Festival’s summer’s lineup is stacked with young songstresses, established Grammy winners and sky-rocketing new talent. The summer kicks off with an eclectic variety of national and internationally acclaimed artists for Vail Jazz @ Vail Square every Thursday beginning July 5, the Vail Jazz Gala July 9 and five intimate evenings of intimate club performances in July and August. There are more free performances than ever, happening in Edwards every Friday in July and August and every Sunday all summer at the Vail Farmer’s Market as well as at The Remedy in Vail. Of course, the festival culminates with the Vail Jazz Party over Labor Day Weekend – five days of live music featuring the modern jazz world’s top talent with more than 35 headliners.  ( more)
Vail Farmers’ Market Kicks Off Summer Season Sunday June 17th

05/18/2018

Vail Farmers’ Market Kicks Off Summer Season Sunday June 17th

The Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show kicks off its 18th summer season with more than 135 vendors offering the finest quality of local produce, food and artistry on Sunday, June 17 and runs every Sunday through October 7, 2018 on East Meadow Drive.  ( more)
Vail Farmers’ Market Announces the Return of Farm-to-Table Dinner Series

05/14/2018

Vail Farmers’ Market Announces the Return of Farm-to-Table Dinner Series

The Vail Farmers’ Market announced today that its Farm-to-Table Dinner Series will return for its fourth Summer on June 22, 2018. The farm-to-table dinners will feature Vail’s most talented chefs and farmers with a sampling of the freshest local ingredients--all available at the Vail Farmers’ Market. The series consists of three dinners taking place on June 22, July 20 and August 17 from 5:30-8:00 pm on West Meadow Drive.  ( more)
Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Sculpture Build June 4 - 22 in Vail's Ford Park

05/09/2018

Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Sculpture Build June 4 - 22 in Vail's Ford Park

In less than a month, the lower bench of Ford Park will serve as the setting for Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork installation. For over 35 years, the public has been mesmerized by his whimsical sculptural creations in botanical gardens, museum grounds, universities, and other settings around the world. Dougherty has honed his craft at bending and weaving natural materials into over 285 monumental interactive sculptures for an unforgettable experience.  ( more)