10 December 2012

Join the Celebration of Vail’s 50th Anniversary This Week

VAIL, Colo. – Dec. 10, 2012 –Nearly 50 years ago Vail Mountain opened its lifts and trails to skiers for the first time. Now, after years of evolving into the country’s largest ski resort, the 50th anniversary season is underway and guests can look forward to a fantastic lineup of special events and celebrations throughout the week leading up to the official anniversary this Saturday, Dec. 15.
16 November 2012

Vail Opens for the 50th Anniversary Season and Dedicates New Gondola One

VAIL, Colo. – Nov. 16, 2012 – Vail Mountain, the largest ski resort in the United States, opened today for its 50th anniversary ski and snowboard season with a dedication ceremony for the brand new, state-of-the-art gondola, One (#1), complete with heated seats and Wi-Fi.
23 October 2012

Alpine Team Announced in Vail Nov. 15

VAIL, CO (Oct. 23) – Olympic champions Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) and Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) kick off a historic 50th anniversary season at Vail when the 2013 U.S. Alpine Ski Team is introduced during Nature Valley First Tracks event on Thursday, Nov. 15.
05 September 2012

Vail to Celebrate 50th Anniversary throughout the 2012-2013 Ski and Snowboard Season and Beyond

  • First Tracks with the U.S. Ski Team and Vail’s new gondola kick off the season in November
  • December celebrations also include a 50th anniversary film premiere
  • Grammy Award-winning band Wilco to headline Vail Snow Daze; other acts include The Shins and Michael Franti & Spearhead
22 August 2012

High-Energy Funk takes over Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club with the Last Riot Aug. 24

VAIL, Colo. – Aug. 22, 2012 – Denver-based funk band, The Last Riot, graces the stage at Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) this Friday, Aug. 24 from 5-9 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest. The eight piece funk group is known for their high-energy, hip-shaking live performances and is guaranteed to keep the crowd dancing all night long. At this week’s event guests will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle for the chance to win a Specialized mountain bike.
15 August 2012

Hardscrabble Set to Play at Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club Aug. 17

VAIL, Colo. – Aug. 15, 2012 – Eagle, Colo.-based band, Hardscrabble, returns to Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) for their second appearance this Friday, Aug. 17 from 5-9 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest. All ages can enjoy their unique blend of traditional bluegrass along with colorful renditions of crowd favorites, ranging from covers of the Grateful Dead to Snoop Dogg.
08 August 2012

Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club Gets Funky with the Filthy Children Aug. 10

VAIL, Colo. – Aug. 8, 2012 – Funk, jazz, and rock septet, Filthy Children,will have the crowd on their feet at Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) this Friday, Aug. 10 from 5-9 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest. The Denver-based band is known to deliver an action-packed live performance of fresh, original, mind moving music and has played gigs at some of the most respected venues and festivals across Colorado.
01 August 2012

Vail’s Friday Afternoon Club Features KHZ & Friends Aug. 3

VAIL, Colo. – Aug. 1, 2012 – KHZ & Friendsreturn to Vail’s original mountaintop Friday Afternoon Club (FAC) this Friday, Aug. 3 from 5-9 p.m. at Eagle’s Nest. Head up the mountain and enjoy original, live tunes from local singer-songwriter Kevin Heinz and his band.
30 July 2012

Burton Snowboards Officially Announces the Relocation of the US Open to Vail

BURLINGTON, Vt. & VAIL, Colo. (July 30, 2012) Burton Snowboards and Vail Mountain officially announced today that the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships is moving to Vail, Colorado starting in 2013. The 31st edition of the US Open will take place at Vail’s Golden Peak from February 25 – March 2, 2013.