Top Holiday Events in Vail and Beaver Creek

Top Holiday Events in Vail and Beaver Creek

Here is our list of the top holiday events in Vail/Beaver Creek for 2019:

1) Vilar Performing Arts Center Holiday Calendar

Click on the link above to see the calendar of events this Holiday Season at the Vilar Performing Arts Center. Experience A Classical Christmas with The Boulder Philharmonic, An Evening with Judy Collins and more with family and friends.

2) Storytime with Santa at The Bookworm

Riverwalk’s Tis the Season is back! See Santa and his reindeer, listen to carolers, and get in the spirit! Santa will be there for storytime and to take Christmas wishes.

3) 10th Mountain Legacy Parade

You are invited to watch skiers dressed in traditional 10th Mountain Division Ski Trooper uniforms perform a Torchlight Ski Down to the base of Gondola One, followed by a parade of military veterans, also in traditional uniform, marching from Gondola One down Bridge Street, across the Covered Bridge and finishing at the 10th Mountain statue. The side of Vail Mountain will be illuminated with the 10th Mountain Division logo, and the celebration will feature a film on the history and legacy of Vail projected at the base of Gondola One and animated with fireworks.

Vail’s newly-renovated Colorado Snowsports Museum will stay open after the parade for guests to visit and learn about Colorado’s ski history through the new 10th Mountain Division exhibit– the most comprehensive of its kind in the world–and a showing of the film “Climb to Glory.”

Friday, December 27, 2019 – 6:00 pm. The base of Gondola One – Vail Village

4) NYE Ski Down Torchlight Parade & Fireworks

Once you’ve recovered from all the holiday festivities, ring in the New Year Vail style, with The Torchlight Parade. Come to Golden Peak to watch the annual Torchlight Parade and fireworks at Golden Peak. Watch as ski instructors and Vail locals form a glowing train as they ski down Golden Peak with glowing sticks followed by a fireworks display. Tuesday, December 31, 2019 – 6:15 pm. Golden Peak.

5) Vail Holidays/Winterfest

Vail Holidays kicked off last week and continues through New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss out on any of these events including ice-skating performances, the lantern walk, and the Vail Winterfest Ice & Lights Installation.  For more info, please visit

6) Beaver Creek’s Cheer

All your senses will be delighted with experiences that draw out the most idyllic sentiments of the holiday season. Take in a movie or a lively reading of a classic tale as you snuggle under a fuzzy blanket near the fire. Marvel at glistening ice sculptures and illuminate the night with a sparkler parade. Beaver Creek’s elegant, yet warm, atmosphere creates a perfect setting for singular experiences and unexpected details that will make for a holiday season your family will never forget.  For more info click here:

7) Snowshoe Wine Excursions

Explore Beaver Creek with a guided snowshoe tour, followed by a gourmet food and wine pairing at The Osprey Fireside Grill. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Reservations required.


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For any questions or to book any of the above activities/events, please contact us at or call us at 970-460-4719.  Thanks and happy holidays!


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