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Welcome to Vail, where a person is skiing down a snowy slope.

Spring in Vail

Welcome to Vail Spring Specials

Spring is defined as a time “to become suddenly active.” Vail is the perfect place to embrace this definition. In fact, it is one of the best times to take a vacation to Vail for skiing, snowboarding and more!

Vail offers the best of both worlds during the spring. In April, the snow is still amazing, the busy spring-break crowds have departed and the sun shines high in Colorado’s bright-blue sky, allowing for longer days of fun and adventure.

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Spring Itinerary

Looking for the perfect spring day in Vail? We’ve crafted a list of the best ways to spend you time, whether that’s on the mountain, in the spa or at our shops and restaurants. After just a few hours, you’ll see why Vail is one of the most popular destinations in Colorado.

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A person wearing a ski helmet and goggles laughs heartily into the camera while hugging a similarly dressed friend while a man with a guitar plays in the background in Vail.
Welcome to Vail, where a group of people on skis enjoy a sunny day.

Spring Events & Happenings

There’s no better time to partake in Vail festivities than during the spring. With happenings on the mountain and in the village, it’s easy to plan a trip and be a part of the action.



Sunny deck on Vail Mountain

On-Mountain Decks

Searching for a place to soak in the sun, enjoy a picnic or relax with friends? Vail Mountain has just the spot (and 12 more!) for you to explore, making it one of the best deck scenes in Colorado.


Village Après Patio Scene

The perfect way to end a day on the slopes (or take a lunch-time break) is at one of Vail’s coveted patio spots in Vail Village or Lionshead. Enjoy a cocktail, listen to music, enjoy the sun and enjoy the party. 

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village après parties

A man and woman sitting at a table with food and wine, celebrating in Vail.