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Vail Holidays

The winter holidays are a magical time of year in Vail, with complimentary outdoor, socially distanced programs and activities for all ages

The Vail Holiday festivities start early December and last through New Year’s Eve. There is something for all ages and with a mix of stay-in family experiences and small celebrations with the utmost safety in mind.

All events below are subject to change due to COVID 19 restrictions:

 schedule below

kris kringle market

December 10 & 11, Vail Village
Shop for your holiday treats outdoors

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Vail Ugly Sweater 5k run

Saturday, December 11

Grab your best and ugliest holiday sweater and run to support local Vail Valley charities

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tree lighting

Sunday, December 12, Vail Village
Watch live on @DiscoverVailCO Facebook page

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outdoor ice shows

December 18, 23 & 26
Short shows at 5pm and 6pm
More information coming soon.

ILLUMINATED ICE INSTALLATION

December 19 – January 30, Gore Creek Promenade, Vail Village
As part of Vail Winterfest, tour the illuminated ice sculptures representing lanterns from across the globe

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vail apres

Listen as bells ring at 4pm, daily and look out for small traveling musicians around town on select days.

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Astronomy nights

Dates TBD

 

New Years Eve Fireworks

Look to the sky on New Years Eve for our two fireworks shows.
More information coming soon.