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Year Round

Bars & Nightlife

As the sun dips below the towering peaks of Vail, the town comes alive with a vibrant nightlife that caters to every mood and preference. From true bars where the music never stops to cozy cafe bars perfect for unwinding, here’s your guide to the best of Vail’s nocturnal offerings.

True Bars (No Food)

In the heart of Vail Village, Two Arrows stands as a beacon for live music enthusiasts, offering an intimate setting for unforgettable performances and lively nights. Alternatively, Vail Brewing Company buzzes with the energy of the town’s party scene, inviting you to enjoy craft brews and immerse yourself in the lively ambiance.

Happy Hour and Après Spots

For a classic après charm, Pepi’s Bar on Bridge Street continues to be Vail’s go-to spot since the 1960s. This welcoming Bavarian retreat offers live music and an authentic atmosphere, creating a perfect après-ski haven. Additionally, The Remedy Bar in the Four Seasons beckons you to unwind with breathtaking mountain views, craft cocktails, and a lively après-ski atmosphere, making it a must-visit spot.

Cocktail Lounges

Indulge in an array of experiences at Chasing Rabbits, a multifaceted venue offering everything from Mediterranean delicacies to craft cocktails and movie screenings. King’s Club, nestled inside Sonnenalp Lodge, provides a cozy retreat with live music and a selection of top-shelf drinks, creating an ambiance perfect for relaxation. At the hidden gem, Bad Kitty Lounge, sip on expertly crafted cocktails in a speakeasy-style setting, immersing yourself in an atmosphere of mystery and indulgence.

Restaurant Bars

In the heart of Vail Village, Vendettas stands as a testament to Vail’s vibrant nightlife. With its welcoming atmosphere and top-notch drinks, it’s a favorite haunt for both locals and visitors alike. Another iconic choice is the Red Lion, a longstanding establishment that echoes with the sounds of live music and the clinking of glasses, inviting you to revel in the spirit of Vail’s nightlife.

Late Night and Dancing

Bridge Street Bar and Shakedown Bar, both centrally located, are the pulsating hearts of Vail’s late-night scene. With electrifying music, a dynamic dance floor, and an energy that never wanes, these venues promise an unforgettable night out. Whether you’re dancing to the rhythm or simply enjoying the lively ambiance, Bridge Street Bar and Shakedown Bar are the places to be for an exhilarating night of dancing and fun.