Spring skiing in Vail is upon us, days are getting longer, après ski on the countless decks of Vail/Lionshead is the place to be after a day on the mountain. Not only is the skiing world class in Vail, but the events which take place during the months of March and April are also some of the best you will find at an American ski resort.
March will arrive like a lion in Vail with the Burton US Open, March 2nd – 7th, 2015. Some of the world’s best men and women snowboarders will compete in Slopestyle and Half Pipe at Vail’s Golden Peak Village. Check out the on snow happenings from the massive spectator’s stadium at the base of the mountain. For all of us who won’t be competing on the snow, head over to the interactive village to get your game on, or, if you’re feeling competitive, new this year, is the US Open Broomball Tournament at Solaris, get your team together now!
What would an event in Vail be without free concerts?! Solaris will also play host to the US Burton Open Concert Series beginning Wednesday, March 4th with Pickin’ at the US Open Kickoff Party featuring Andy Thorn & Friends. Friday, March 6th head to Solaris after the on-snow competitions for a concert with Edwards Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. The final free concert is Saturday at Solaris with Moon Hooch and Girl Talk.
Finish the Burton US Open at Dobson Ice Arena with the Closing Party from 10:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. featuring DJ Maseo, Grandtheft and Ali Shaheed Muhammad. The Closing Party is one not to miss!
Vail Mountain will turn PINK on Saturday, March 21 for the largest cancer fundraiser that takes place on skis and snowboards, Pink Vail TM. Men, Women, boys and girls of all ages come together for a day of celebrating the lives of those who have been affected by cancer and to raise money. Teams dress up in pink and hit the slopes in Vail, you’ll see feather boas, tutus, wigs and bras in all shades of pink. There has been over $ 1 million dollars raised which stays in the Vail Valley to assist those who are battling breast cancer at the Shaw Regional Cancer Center. Register today to be a part of one of the most fulfilling days you’ll experience on snow.
The highlight of spring in Vail is the annual Taste of Vail wine and culinary event. April 8 – 11, some of the world’s best wineries will ascend on Vail for some of the most memorable wine and food events in the mountains. The 25th year of Taste of Vail will open with the hottest new trend in wine, Rosé. This pink wine has been gaining popularity and be featured from some of the best Rosé producers. Thursday the Lamb Cook Off is always a party on the streets of Vail Village. Head over to the Four Seasons Pool Deck for the Davidoff Cigar Seminar to indulge in some of the finest cigars in the world.
Everyone’s favorite Taste of Vail event, The Mountain Top Picnic is the crème de la crème of the weekend. Savor nosh from Vail’s top restaurants while you sip on wine in a snow fortress at the top of Eagles Nest. Mingle with locals, chefs, winemakers, and tourists from around the world who enjoy culinary events as much as you!
Book your spring skiing accommodations in Vail, CO with Gore Creek Properties today! GCP has properties throughout Vail which are perfect for a couple’s getaway or a corporate group.