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Winter Snowshoe Tour

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Enjoy a snowshoe through the winter wonderland of the these beautiful gardens.  You’ll learn about alpine flora and mountain environments, identification, and the history of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and Vail. You’re welcome to take advantage of a Gardens naturalist for a guided tour on Tuesday and Wednesdays or simply self-guided … Continued

16th Annual Vail Winterfest

Art in Public Places is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Vail Winterfest opening in January on the Gore Creek Promenade and will be displayed until the ice melts! In collaboration with visual artist Ben Roth, Paul Wertin and his team from Alpine Ice return to create this season’s Vail Winterfest. Approximately 25,000 pounds of … Continued

Mountain Top Yoga

Classes take place every Saturday at Mid-Vail starting 6/18. Classes run from 10am – 11am, located on the lower level of the Mid-Vail Deck. The last Mountain Top Yoga class is slated for 8/27. Afterwards enjoy prizing and giveaways courtesy of Nature Valley. Mountain Top Yoga tickets are available at the Lionshead and Vail Village … Continued

Magic of Lights Vail

The ticketed lighting experience will be a walking tour through the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and area next to the Amp which will include some concessions and holiday experiences.  Magic of Lights Vail is presented by Vail Valley Foundation Events and FunGuys Events. This is a family-friendly, winter lighting walkthrough experience, offering locals and destination … Continued

Betty Ford Alpine Garden Family Classes

Join scientist and artist, Kyle, for activities from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Betty Ford Alpine Gardens hosts nature-themed activities that are fun for the whole family. Our activities are designed to inspire your child’s creativity. In this hour and a half session they will make discoveries about nature that will also … Continued

Betty Ford Alpine Garden Workshop Series

An in depth series with local experts highlighting topics about sustainable gardening. 7/21 – How to Get Your Nutrition from Plants – A plant-based diet is good for you and good for the planet. 8/19 – Pruning Workshop – An opportunity to observe the tools and techniques from a local that will keep your trees and … Continued

Magic of Lights

A featured event of our early season. The 25 minute ticketed experience will be a walking tour through the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens at Ford Park and will include some concessions and holiday experiences. The ‘Magic of Lights’ is presented by the Vail Valley foundation and will run from December 11, 2020 – January 24, … Continued

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Tour

GARDEN TOURS MONDAYS, THURSDAYS, AND SATURDAYS 10:30AM Starting JUNE 22 $10 per person At 8,250 feet above sea level, the spectacular Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail, Colorado is the highest and one of the most visited botanical gardens in North America. Providing free access to over 100,000 visitors annually, the Gardens delight and educate … Continued