A Feast of Festivals

Outdoor public gatherings are making a comeback to the Vail Valley this summer; here a few of the best festivals to make plans for.



Retro Perspective

Half a century after its inception, the Summervail Art Workshop Legacy Project is getting the band back together again.

06/24/2021 By Katie Coakley

Arts + Culture

The Vilar Finds a Way to Keep the Lights On

By hosting shows in an empty, or near-empty, theater, the Vilar sets the stage for a post-pandemic entertainment revival.

12/15/2020 By Ted Katauskas Photography by photos courtesy the Vilar


Two to Try

This Saturday (July 25): Eagle Valley Land Trust hosts a hike through Eagle's Brush Creek Ranch & Open Space, Teton Gravity Research debuts a mountain biking film at The Amp

07/14/2020 By Staff

Arts & Culture

Bravo! Vail Announces a 'Reimagined' 2020 Season

A series of free Thursday night chamber concerts at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater debuts July 16

07/07/2020 By Staff

Public Art

The Town of Vail Unveils New Outdoor Artworks for the Summer

There's a good reason the Town of Vail has no art museum: The entire village streetscape doubles as a public art gallery. Here's what's being added to the collection this summer.

06/02/2020 By Anastasia Hufham

Family Fun

Minturn's Drive-In Movie Theater Returns!

As a socially distanced alternative to the cineplex, High Rockies Blue-Starlite, the Colorado outpost of Austin's retro-chic (and pandemic-friendly) pop-up outdoor movie theater, makes a summer comeback on the banks of the Eagle River.

05/19/2020 By Staff


Vail Film Festival 2020 Preview

In the age of coronavirus, the VFF debuts as an online event, streaming 55 indie flicks to your device—we give you our top picks, and a discounted festival pass.

05/13/2020 By Anastasia Hufham

Weekend Agenda

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Five ways to give thanks to mom, with a little help from some local businesses that need a little love.

05/04/2020 By Staff

Weekly Agenda

5 More Things To Do While Staying At Home

Beat the self-quarantine blues with our guide to a handful of fun (and good) things to do while sheltering in place

04/07/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Weekly Agenda

5 Things To Do While Staying At Home

Getting cabin fever while honoring the Governor's Stay At Home Order? Follow our weekly survival guide to staying sane, and helping your community, while sheltering in place.

03/31/2020 By Ted Katauskas


Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: March 13-15

Goings-on About the Valley: Celebrate everyone’s favorite wizard, be wowed by one of the country’s top illusionists and be a kid’s superhero for a day.

03/10/2020 By Katie Coakley


Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: March 6-8

Goings-on about the valley: Everything from downhill barstool racing in Minturn and competitive snowshoeing in Beaver Creek to stein-clinking in Avon and cozy-making in Eagle-Vail.

03/03/2020 By Katie Coakley


Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: Feb 28-March 1

On deck this weekend: The Burton U.S. Open sends it on the slopes; free concerts from Arrested Development and EVAN GIIA, plus O.A.R at the Vilar

02/25/2020 By Katie Coakley


Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: Feb. 21-24

Must-do’s through Monday: The Talons Challenge at Beaver Creek, Burton US Open on Golden Peak, Climbing State Champs in Eagle, and Dine Out For A Cause (Vail Mountain Rescue Group) in West Vail

02/18/2020 By Katie Coakley


Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: Feb. 14-17

From a down-valley date night with your valentine, to a champagne smackdown at Vail Village's newest wine bar and a blizzard at the Vilar: Nine things to do on Valentine's/Presidents' Day weekend

02/11/2020 By Katie Coakley


A New End-of-season Music Festival Makes A Splash On Golden Peak

Powabunga adds a new soundtrack, and rallying cry, to Vail Mountain's World Pond Skimming Championships

02/07/2020 By Kirsten Dobroth

Arts + Culture

Creative Collective

A forgotten college campus in West Vail gets a new start as a colorful, communal arts cooperative.

02/07/2020 By Kirsten Dobroth


Vail - Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda Feb. 7-9

What to do this weekend in and around Vail and Beaver Creek

02/04/2020 By Katie Coakley


Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: Jan 31-Feb2

From Friday afternoon deck parties to racing in snowshoes : Don't get going without's weekend must-do list!

01/28/2020 By Katie Coakley