No matter the season, Vail offers a rich assortment of culinary events that are big on flavor. Come hungry and ready to delight your palate with the wonders of incredible dishes and libations, many of which are made with Colorado-sourced ingredients.
Find your new favorite Vail event featuring wine, restaurants, farm-to-table offerings and more below:
VAIL CRAFT BEER CLASSIC
Find more than 50 Colorado brewers — like Odell Brewing Co., Wibby Brewing, Ratio Beerworks and more — at the annual Vail Craft Beer Classic. Vote for the best beer of summer and taste all manner of artisanal brews at the Grand Tasting. Live music, keg bowling and tasty eats are all part of the beer-centric long weekend.
VAIL FARMERS’ MARKET & ART SHOW
The Vail Farmers’ Market & Art Show features everything from Colorado farmers to Colorado artists and artisans. Put on your comfortable shoes, stylish hat and bring your largest bag as you stroll down East Meadow Drive to discover all the wonders and tasty treats offered here. This summer event is for the whole family from 9:30am– 3:30pm on Sundays.
THE SEBASTIAN SUMMER DINNER SERIES
The Sebastian’s Summer Dinner series takes place on select summer evenings on the Mountain View Terrace for a community-style dining experience featuring live music, mountain views and chef-prepared meals.
VAIL FARMERS’ MARKET FARM TO TABLE SERIES
Select dates, July & August
The Farm to Table dinners are chef-crafted and sourced from the fields of Colorado farmers, featuring seasonal and local ingredients.
VAIL WINE CLASSIC
Taste fine wine from around the world at the annual Vail Wine Classic. The event partners with Vail restaurants — from Root & Flower to Vail Chophouse — to serve up gourmet treats along with vino over the fabulous festival weekend.
Grab your lederhosen and dirndls — Vail Oktoberfest returns in September for two weekends of German flavors in Vail. Time-honored traditions like keg bowling, bratwurst-eating competitions and stein-lifting competitions are all part of the fun. Both weekends will feature Bavarian music, dance, endless beer, salty pretzels, all sorts of brats and, of course, strudel. Prost!