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Summer Vail 2022 Preview

While the snow is still falling and everything we love about winter is in full swing, with the longer, warmer days upon us, we are reminded that summer is right around the corner.  Soon, the snow will melt, leaving mountains blanketed in green, flowers blooming, water flowing and trails ready to be explored under the blue sunny summer sky. In the summer, Vail is a magical destination where you can escape to experience everything you’ve been dreaming about.

Vail’s Bavarian villages will embrace you in warmth and hospitality, with a variety of accommodations from romantic lodge rooms to fully-equipped multi-room condos. And, whether you stay in the center of the village action or tucked in a near-by neighborhood, the world-class dining, cosmopolitan shopping and energetic nightlife is always near-by. Summer in Vail welcomes hiking through majestic forests, biking down thrilling mountain trails or meandering paved paths, discovering Vail’s many adventures, taking quite time to recharge and discovering unique experiences that only Vail can offer.

Vail’s summer events and happenings are yet another reason to visit Vail, with an incredible line up of live-music, Internationally recognized arts and cultural events, delectable culinary offerings and more surprises from May through October.

Headliner Concerts

The summer-long concert series at Vail’s Ford Amphitheater returns in 2022 with more headliner music from well-known rock, pop, country and bluegrass musicians. There’s no better place to see these bands than the natural, outdoor Ford “Amp”, set under the stars, surrounding by the mountains of Vail. Get up close and personal with covered reserved seating, or spread out with General Admission lawn seating. Just make sure to grab a ticket to these not to miss shows!

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Adventure Events

Vail is a mecca for outdoor adventures, and this is demonstrated in several high-adrenaline events throughout the spring, summer and fall months the opportunities include: Vail’s Whitewater Race series in the Spring, the iconic GoPro Mountain Games in June, the Kids Adventure Games in August, and trail running and mountain bike races throughout the summer. Each offers the chance to participate, if you’re up to the challenge, or watch and cheer on the competitors’ incredible athleticism giving their all!

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Art & Culture

Vail’s cultural experiences run deep, with dance, music and the arts coming alive throughout the summer months.  These world-class performances and festivals take place outdoors in unique settings and venues surrounded by nature.

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Culinary Events

Beyond Vail’s many restaurants, Vail hosts many culinary events rich with flavor showcasing Vail’s restaurants and Colorado ingredients.  Come hungry and ready to delight your palate with the wonders of incredible foods and libations served in the stunning setting of Vail’s mountains and Villages.

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Getting Here

Getting to Vail is always convenient with direct flights into Vail Eagle County Airport (EGE) and Denver International Airport (DEN), and connecting flights from all over the United States and World.

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It’s time to start dreaming about your summer vacation to Vail!

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