Summer

An Insider’s Guide to Festival Season

From chamber concerts and jam sessions to wine tasting and bronco busting: an insider’s guide to the signature events of the summer season.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Village Talk

A Groundskeeper's Bee Game

Eagle Ranch Golf Course is home to 18 holes of emerald bliss during the summer—and a thriving colony of honey bees.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Village Bagel Sets Up Shop in Edwards

After feeding hungry customers from a restaurant’s back door, the valley’s itinerant bagel lady finds a permanent place to hang her kettle.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Datebook

Five to Try in June

Our Vail Valley must-do's this June? Everything from a weekend-long party in downtown Eagle to Bravo! Vail's 2018 season premiere, and of course, the GoPro Mountain Games

05/23/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: April 13-15

Stoneyard Distillery hosts après yoga, hockey playoffs at Dobson Ice Arena, and, of course, closing day parties at Vail and Beaver Creek.

04/12/2018 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Vibe

A Visiting Artist on Bridge Street Adds Color to the Landscape of Local Events

Manitou Springs painter David Gonzales takes up residence in Vail Village, and colors the local landscape.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

A Singletrack Champion's Year-Round Fitness Regimen

How does a pro mountain biker prepare for summer racing in winter? By hitting the weights, doing the wheel, cycling on snow, and winning the occasional Fat Bike World Championships.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

One Local's Mission to Fund the Valley's Olympic Future

A local Nordic wunderkind whose friends and neighbors bootstrapped his shot at Sochi pays it forward with a nonprofit chartered to fund Olympic dreams.

02/09/2018 By Devon O'Neil

Village Talk

The Colorful History of Skiing's Most Eccentric Means of Downhill Travel

Jonathan Hritz helped pioneer the almost-sport of monoskiing. But nearly 35 years after Vail banned his weird contraption from the Back Bowls, he still doesn’t understand what all the fuss was about.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Garden Dome

An Epcot-Inspired Geodesic Greenhouse Takes Root at Mirabelle

Chef Daniel Joly takes locally grown to the next level with a dome-shaped greenhouse at Mirabelle.

11/17/2017 By Ted Katauskas

Tearing Down the house

A New Home for Ski Club Vail

After 40 years, Ski Club Vail’s lovable, laughably dilapidated Golden Peak HQ gets the $25 million makeover it deserves.

11/17/2017 By Geoff Mintz

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: November 10-12

Live music in Eagle, musical theater at the Vilar, and a meatball-making contest round out or list of editor's picks for this weekend's agenda.

11/07/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Cinema

America's Highest Drive-In Theater* Extends Its Season

The valley's drive-in move theater looks to fall, with spooky screenings throughout the month of October, and plans for an indoor venue set to open in November.

10/09/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Weekly Planner

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: July 29 & 30

The end of July finds summer still in full swing, with the Vail Dance Festival kicking off this weekend, and a critically-acclaimed string quartet coming to Crazy Mountain Brewery.

07/27/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Wild West

Catch the Valley's Rodeos in Action Before They Disappear

The Wild West is alive and well at two different rodeo venues running through the beginning of August.

07/25/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Weekly Planner

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: July 22 & 23

Trail running series, community yoga, and late-night music; oh my! The valley's most comprehensive guide to the weekend is at your fingertips.

07/19/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Weekly Planner

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: July 1-2

From Minturn drive-in horror flicks to Vail Farmers' Market jazz, this weekend has got a little something for everyone.

06/30/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Weekly Planner

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: June 24-25, 2017

From the sounds of the symphony to trail runs for charity, we've scoured the valley for some of this weekend's must-do's to add to your itinerary.

06/23/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Outdoors

An Insider's Guide to the Valley’s Best Outdoor Adventures Off the Slopes

From must-hike trails to high-flying outings, our reader-endorsed recipe makes for the perfect Vail Valley summer.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

An Insider's Guide to the Valley's Best On Mountain Adventures

From must-hike trails to high-flying outings, our reader-endorsed recipe makes for the perfect Vail Valley summer on the slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth