It has been an amazing winter! Even though half of the ski season is already behind us there are plenty of exciting events still to happen in Vail. Here is a list of the 6 most fun events this spring:
Carnivail – Feb. 25-26
Vail gets hit with a spicy taste of New-Orleans-style fun when CarniVail returns to Vail this February. Guests will enjoy Mardi Gras merriment and all the Cajun fixin’s from a legendary crawfish boil to live music and après parties galore. CarniVail is certain to be the ultimate Mardi Gras celebration at 8,150’.
Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championship – Feb. 27-March 4
The 2017 Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships returns to Vail Mountain this February, bringing with them the best snowboarders in the world competing to win the most prestigious Halfpipe and Slopestyle titles in snowboarding. The action continues off the snow with an epic sponsor village, nightly concerts in Vail Village, and The U.S. Open of Broomball Tournament at Solaris Ice Rink.
Pink Vail – March 25
Sport your pink in the world’s biggest ski day to conquer cancer. Enjoy live music, a costume contest, themed deck parties and the Celebration Ski Down on Vail Mountain. All ages and abilities can participate in Pink Vail, and skiing is not required. 100 percent of the proceeds benefit patient care and survivorship programming at Shaw Regional Cancer Center.
Vail Film Festival – March 30-April 2
Festival activities include film screenings, panel discussions, live music, nightly galas, and the filmmaker reception. The Colorado Film Institute’s primary initiatives are to promote the art of film by providing a screening platform for aspiring filmmakers and by providing a gathering place for film enthusiasts.
Taste of Vail – April 5-8
Taste of Vail is an idea, a platform for promoting the Vail lifestyle via the community's ever-evolving culinary and beverage assets. After a full day on the mountain, join Taste of Vail’s signature events, including the Debut of Rose, Lamb Cookoff, Mountaintop Picnic and Annual Grand Tasting.
Spring Back to Vail – April 14-16
The annual spring bash celebrating the close of the winter season, returns to Vail for its fourteenth year. Enjoy a jam-packed schedule of action including the World Pond Skimming Championships, live music, the Bud Light Bags Tournament, sponsor expo village, an on-mountain luau, après parties, giveaways, and so much more.