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Vail Winter Events – 2018-2019 Calendar

A complete calendar of all the Vail, Colorado Winter Events and weekly activities. Use this guide to find all of your favorite  upcoming events.

Vail, Colorado comes alive during the winter with an incredible array of events. Please use this list to make the most of your trip to Vail, Colorado or as a way to plan when to come to attend these amazing, action-packed events.


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Vail Winter Calendar


Vail Events November 2018


November 14     Vail Mountain Opening Day 2018    vail.com


November 15 / 5-7:30pm Le Beaujolais Est Arrivé! at Hovey & Harrison – Marks the annual release of Beaujolais Nouveau hoveyandharrison.com


November 17 / 9am-5pm The Winter Market & Holiday Fair the Eagle River Center, in Eagle. eagleoutside.com


November 17 / 9am-noon  Annual Nordic Ski Swap –Buy or Sell Skate Skis, Touring/Track Skis, Telemark, Backcountry/AT, & Snowshoes   Vail Nordic Center – 1775 Sunburst Drive  vailnordiccenter.com


November 17 & 18; Vail Performing Arts Academy presents SHOWSTOPPERS!! – an unforgettable musical revue featuring the one singular sensation from a selection of hit shows old at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek  vpaa.org


November 21   Beaver Creek Opening Day   beavercreek.com


November 22 / 8:30-11:30am 12th Annual Turkey Trot 5K, Eagle Vail


November 23 Beaver Creek Annual Tree Lighting  beavercreek.com/events


November 24 Warren Miller’s Face of Winter Movie showing at the Vilar Performing Arts Center


November 27  Tacos N Tunes at Agave Restaurant featuring the band Genetics. 9pm. agaveavon.com


November 29 December 2 Audi Birds of Prey World Cup – See the world’s best skiers bomb down the slopes at Beaver Creek for the Audi Birds of Prey World Cup event. bcworldcup.com


November 30 Vanessa Williams performs at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


November 30 – Dec. 2 Vail Valley Foundations America’s Winter Opening vvf.org


Vail Events December 2018


December 1 /9am-1pm Buffet Breakfast with Santa at the Dusty Boot in Eagle


December 1 /10am-2pm Minturn Winter Market minturnmarket.org


December 1 / 5-9pm The Annual Christmas on Broadway Parade in Eagle – Peppermint Station, Santa’s Workshop, a glowing bonfire and live music after the parade. eagleoutside.com


December 1 /7:30pm An Evening with Darius Rucker Big Band at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 1 / 9:30pm Tacos N Tunes at Agave Restaurant featuring the band Yak Attack. agaveavon.com


December 3 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


December 4 Sustainable Film Series with Walking Mountain Science Center walkingmountains.org


December 5 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena vailrec.com


December 5-31 Vail Holidays – Festival to celebrate the holiday season  vail.com


December 7 & 8 /6:30 & 2pm Peter Pan at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 7-9 Military Weekend at Vail and Beaver Creek for Military Epic Pass Holders vail.com


December 1 /10am-2pm Minturn Winter Market minturnmarket.org


December 10 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


December 12 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena vailrec.com


December 13 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary  Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


December 13 / 7:30pm Brothers Keeper and Friends at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 13-16 Vail Snow Days – The largest early-season mountain bash in North America with fresh tracks on the mountain, expos, après parties and free live concerts. vail.com


December 14 Nathaniel Rateiffe & the Night Sweats play at Ford Park   vail.com


December 14-16  / 6:30pm Vail Skating Festival with Olympic Medalist Patrick Chan at Dobson Ice Arena  vailskatefest.com


December 15 / 7:30pm Bourbon Brothers of Colorado Springs Presents The Oak Ridge Boys: Shine The Light On Christmas at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 15 / 9:30 Tacos N Tunes at Agave Restaurant featuring the band Random Rab. agaveavon.com


December 15 Shakey Graves play at Ford Park   vail.com


December 16 / 7:30 Irish Dance Christmas at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 16    Town of Vail Holiday Tre Lighting  /5pm on at Slifer Square on Bridge Street  vailgov.com


December 17 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


December 18 Sustainable Film Series with Walking Mountain Science Center  walkingmountains.org


December 20 /11:30am-3:30pmWinter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


December 20 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


December 21 / 7pm Spanish Brass performs at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 21-Jan. 5 Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents CHEER. Includes Holiday Movie Night, Fireside Stories, Sounds of the Season, Light Parade through Village and Snow Artists beavercreek.com


December 22 & 23; /6:30pm &4:30pm A Christmas Carol at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 23 Holiday Lantern Walk in Vail Village to Gore Creek Promenade artinvail.com


December 23 A Christmas Carol at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 23 Vail Winterfest Ice Theatre Grand Opening – Lounge in over-sized ice thrones on Gore Creek during the day and see movies on a screen created in ice when it gets dark. Featuring holiday favorite How the Grinch Stole Christmas.


December 24 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


December 25 /11:30am-3:30pm   Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


December 26 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena   vailrec.com


December 27 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


December 27 /4:30 & 7:30pm Santa’s Circus at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 27  The Hot Sardines at Jazz Fest at the Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch  vailjazz.org


December 28 & 29 / 7:30pm The Beach Boys: Now & Then at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 30 / 7:30pm Vanessa Williams at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


December 31 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


December 31 2018 Beaver Creek New Year’s Eve Celebration – Ring in 2019 with an elegant, family-friendly event at the Park Hyatt.  hyatt.com


December 31 New Year’s Eve Celebration with Mannequin the Band at Larkspur Restaurant – an elegant dinner buffet and dessert display, dancing and live musical performance by Mannequin larkspurvail.com


December 31 / 9pm-1:30am New Year’s Eve Celebration at Shakedown Bar featuring a Tribute to the Talking Heads shakedownbarvail.com


December 31 /  6pm Vail NYE Torchlight Ski Down  with fireworks  vail.com


Vail Events January 2019


January 1 /11:30am-3:30pm  Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 2 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena   vailrec.com


January 3 /11:30am-3:30pm  Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 3 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


January 7 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame  skimuseum.net


January 7 Sustainable Film Series with Walking Mountain Science Center walkingmountains.org


January 8 /11:30am-3:30pm  Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 9 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena   vailrec.com


January 10 /11:30am-3:30pm  Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 10 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


January 13 The Steadman Clinic Vail Cup – an exciting and challenging series of events encompassing all programs offered by Ski & Snowboard Club Vail  skiclubvail.org


January 13  Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race Series  beavercreek.com/events


January 14 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


January 15 Sustainable Film Series with Walking Mountain Science Center walkingmountains.org


January 16 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena   vailrec.com


January 16 / 7pm NPR’s From the Top hosted by Charles Yang at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


January 17 /11:30am-3:30pm   Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 17 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


January 17 Christopher O’Riley performs at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


January 18 / 7:30pm Classic Albums Live: The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


January 20 / 7:30pm Howie Mandel at the Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


January 21 / 7:30pm Blitzen Trapper at the Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


January 21 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


January 22 /11:30am-3:30pm  Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 23 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena  vailrec.com


January 24 /11:30am-3:30pm  Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 24 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


January 24 /7:30pm Rock of Ages at the Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


January 24-27 Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend – Mix and mingle with celebrity guest chefs and get to know our world-renowned Beaver Creek host chefs, sip on exquisite cocktails and wines, and revel in endless hours of phenomenal skiing.  beavercreek.com/events


January 27 / 7:30pm Marc Cohn performs at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


January 28 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame  skimuseum.net


January 29 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 31 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


January 31 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


January 31 /7:30pm Ensemble Mik Nawooj at the Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


Vail Events February 2019


February 4 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


February 5 /11:30am-3:30pm  Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


February 6 Sustainable Film Series with Walking Mountain Science Center walkingmountains.org


February 6 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena   vailrec.com


February 6 / 7:30pm J Grey & MoFro with opener The Commonheart at the Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


February 7 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


February 7 / 7pm Calefax Reed Quintet performs at the Vilar Performing Center vvf.org


February 8 The Annual Blue Sky Cup – Teams of four skiers or more take to the slopes at Vail to ski 40,000+ vertical feet in one day. blueskycup.ski


February 9 / 7pm BalletX Nicolo Fonte World Premiere at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


February 9 / 6-11pm Project Funway a unique and creative fashion design event in Vail. Runway competition featuring unconventional materials. efec.org/project-funway


February 10  Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race Series  beavercreek.com/events


February 11 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame  skimuseum.net


February 12 /11:30am-3:30pm  Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


February 12 / 7pm Trio con Brio Copenhagen at the Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


February 13 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena   vailrec.com


February 14 /12:30 & 7pm BodyTraffic at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


February 14 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


February 15-18 Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents SPANGLED. Celebrate patriotic pride with films, a parade, fireworks, live music concerts and a presidential lighting ceremony   beavercreek.com


February 15 / 7:30pm An Evening With Leftover Salmon ‘Stories from the Living Room’ at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


February 15 Black Diamond Ball at the Park Hyatt vvf.org


February 16  10am-2pm Eagle Free Family Fun Fair at the Eagle River Center   EagleFreeFamilyFunFair.com


February 16 / 4:30 & 7:30pm Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


February 18 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame  skimuseum.net


February 19 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


February 19 Takacs Quartet at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


February 20 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena vailrec.com


February 20 / 6:30pm  iLuminate™ at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


February 21 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


February 22 / 7:30pm Dallas String Quartet – Electric at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


February 23 Annual Beaver Creek Talons Challenge presented by Helly Hansen – complete 14 black and double black diamond runs totaling over 26,000 vertical feet.  beavercreek.com


February 25 – March 1 Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships at Golden Peak burton.com/uso


February 25 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


February 26 / 7:30pm The Christie Lenée Project at the Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


February 27 Rising Stars of Opera at the Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


February 28 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.   beavercreek.com


February 28 / 7:30pm ABBA MANIA at the Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


Vail Events March 2019


March 1 Pacifico After Party at bol in Solaris bolvail.com


March 1 BÃRNS and Madaila Concerts at Solaris  burton.com/USO


March 2 Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley & Itation Sound DJ Nickel B + Tosheba at concert at Solaris  burton.com/USO


March 2 DJ Hedspin, DeeJay Theory & DJ Cre8 Concert at Dobson Ice Arena    burton.com/USO


March 3  Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race Series  beavercreek.com/events


March 4 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


March 5 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill. beavercreek.com


March 6 / 7pm Rising Stars of the Opera at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


March 7 / 7:30pm Nikki Lane at Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


March 7 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


March 7 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


March 9-30  Beaver Creek Extraordinaire presents BLOOM. Celebrate springtime, the village will be full of flowers, dance events and fun film screenings.  beavercreek.com/events


March 11 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


March 11 / 7pm Pablo SÃinz Villegas: AMERICANO TRIO at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


March 12 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


March 12 / 7:30pm Ruben Sings Luther at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


March 13 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena vailrec.com


March 14 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


March 14 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


March 14 / 7:30pm Coming to America at Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


March 16 / 7pm Ballet Hispanico at the Vilar Performing Arts Center Program  vvf.org


March 17 / 6:30pm B-The Underwater Bubble Show at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


March 18 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


March 19 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


March 19 Sustainable Film Series with Walking Mountain Science Center   walkingmountains.org


March 20 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena vailrec.com


March 20  / 7:30pm VoicePlay at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


March 21 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


March 21 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down   beavercreek.com/events


March 22 / 7:30pm Howard Jones at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


March 20 / 6:30pm SMIRK at Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


March 22-24 /4-10pm  POWABUNGA Music Festival at Ford Park.  A fantastic musical lineup is featured at this music, mountain and art festival along with a costume ski day on Vail Mountain.  powabungafest.com


March 24 / 6:30pm  Puff the Magic Dragon at Vilar Performing Arts Center  vvf.org


March 25 Vail Village History Walk with Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame skimuseum.net


March 26 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.  beavercreek.com


March 26 & 27 / 6:30pm Cirque Éloize’s Saloon at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


March 27 /10am StoryTime Skating at Vail Dobson Ice Arena  vailrec.com


March 28 /11:30am-3:30pm Winter Wine Snowshoe at Beaver Creek. Guests meet their snowshoe guide at the Nordic Center, and concludes at the Osprey Fireside Grill.   beavercreek.com


March 7 /  5 :30, 6pm or 7pm times vary-Beaver Creek Thursday Night Lights Ski Down  beavercreek.com/events


March 29 / 7:30pm Kansas – Point of Know Return Tour at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


Vail Events April 2019


April 3 / 12:30pm PUSH at Vilar Performing Arts Center vvf.org


April 3-6 Taste of Vail – Held at 10,350 feet above sea level, this event offers spectacular mountain vistas accompanied by gourmet food, beer, wine, and spirits. tasteofvail.com


April 14  Beaver Creek Closing Day beavercreek.com


April 21 Vail ski Mountain Closing Day vail.com


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