February 6-9, 2016
Vail gets hit with a spicy taste of New-Orleans-style fun when CarniVail returns to Vail, February 6th – 9th, 2016. Guests will enjoy Mardi Gras merriment and all the Cajun fixin’s from a legendary crawfish boil to the Fat Tuesday Parade and Street Festival. CarniVail is certain to be the ultimate Mardi Gras celebration at 8,150’. With a full lineup of activities including on-mountain crawfish boils, non-stop Cajun Après and After-Dark parties, Fat Tuesday Parade and street festival, fun contests, prizes and giveaways, and much more, CarniVail is one celebration not to be missed.
March 30 – April 3, 2016
Taste of Vail showcases more than 30 of Vail’s finest chefs and restaurateurs alongside the owners and winemakers from nearly 50 of the countries’ top wineries. It is the nation’s premier spring food and wine festival, held at iconic locations throughout North America’s most popular mountain resort. MORE INFORMATION
Feb 29 – Mar 5, 2016
The 34th Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships are returning to Vail Mountain, Feb. 29 – March 5, 2016. The world’s best will be competing at Golden Peak for the title in Halfpipe and Slopestyle.
The Burton US Open, which first took place in 1982, is the longest-running snowboarding competition in the world and draws the best riders to compete for a coveted US Open title. Catch Olympic-level slopestyle and halfpipe snowboarding competitions in Golden Peak by day, and enjoy free live concerts from headliner acts and more by night.
April 7-10, 2016
The Colorado Film Institute’s mission is to foster independent film through film screenings, panels, workshops, networking events, and educational projects. CFI produces the annual Vail Film Festival.
June 9-12, 2016
The GoPro Mountain Games return to Vail for the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, art and music. Professional and amateur athletes from around the world converge upon the mountains and rivers of Vail to compete in nine sports for more than $110,000 in prize money. MORE INFORMATION