There is still plenty to do while visiting the Vail Valley…such as golfing, fishing, hiking, biking, enjoying local restaurants and shops, scenic drives, etc. Please visit the Vail Valley Community Bulletin Board to find the most up to date information on what businesses are open and their offerings.
Event Updates of July 7, 2020
*NOTE: These are subject to change at any time and will be updated as changes are announced. Visit the specific event website for more information and if no other information is listed.
AvonLIVE! Concerts in the Park – June 24 | July 8, 15, 22, 29 | August 5, 19, 26, 2020
Avon Salute to the USA – canceled
Beaver Creek Art Festival – postponed to 2021
Beaver Creek Independence Day – Families visiting Beaver Creek this Fourth of July will enjoy live music from 11:00 AM-6:30 PM at the Rink. The resort will not host fireworks this year. Please note that Silent Disco will take place on Friday, July 3rd but not on Saturday, July 4th.
Beaver Creek Oktoberfest – September 4 – 6, 2020 (pending public health order will allow)
Beaver Creek Rodeo – canceled
Beaver Creek Wine and Spirits Festival – September 25 – 27, 2020 (pending public health order will allow)
Beaver Creek Zusammen – July 25, August 8 and 15, September 12 and 19, 2020
Blues, Brews and BBQ – canceled
Bonfire Block Party – rescheduled for June 4-6, 2021
Bravo! Vail – Bravo! Vail has announced a reimagined season July 16 – August 6, 2020, offering outdoor concerts in the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, a mobile performance stage presented by the Sturm Family and ANB Bank bringing music to local communities, and virtual educational and social offerings. More information is available at BravoVail.org.
Eagle County Fair and Rodeo – canceled
Gourmet on Gore – canceled
Gypsum Daze – canceled
Hike Wine and Dine – September 20, 2020
Kid’s Adventure Games – August 5 – 9, 2020
LG Tri Sprint Triathlon – July 11, 2020
Minturn Market – Saturdays, July 4th through September 5th, 9am – 2pm
Minturn Yoga in the Park – Saturdays June 27 – September 5, 2020
Vail America Days – July 4, 2020
Vail Arts Festival – canceled
Vail Bluegrass Festival – canceled
Vail Farmer’s Market and Art Show – live market starting July 5th, virtual market available now. Visit vailfarmersmarket.com for more information.
Vail Jazz – thanks to the generous support of the Town of Vail, Vail Jazz has received the go-ahead re-introduce live programming to this summer’s schedule! Stay tuned for details about our new FREE event series. We will share then here on our newsletter, on social media, and on our website at vailjazz.org.
Vail Oktoberfest – canceled
- Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater – The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater will open July 11 with the first installment of a new Saturday evening Movie Night at The Amp cinema series, which will show movies on the venue’s 23 x 9-foot, very bright, video screen, with accompanying audio through the venue’s extensive speaker system.“The movies will be crystal clear, even in the daytime,” Boyd said.Movie nights on The Amp’s lawn begin Saturday, July 11, with gates opening at 5:30 p.m. and showtimes at 6:30 p.m., and are expected to continue to late August. The first shows will be “Trolls World Tour” July 11, “Remember the Titans” July 18, and Teton Gravity Research’s new mountain bike film “Accomplice” July 25.
Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. July 7 at grfavail.com for “Trolls World Tour” and “Remember the Titans”. Capacity in the 2,600-seat venue currently will be limited to 175 for Movie Nights, lawn only. Future Movie Nights at The Amp tickets will go onsale, online, 10 days in advance of the show at 11 a.m.
If you go…
What: Movie Night at The Amp
When: Saturdays starting July 11 with “Trolls World Tour”. Gates 5:30 p.m., showtime 6:30 p.m.
Where: Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12 & under
Capacity: 175 available tickets, lawn only (subject to change)
More: Tickets available online at grfavail.com
Movie Night at The Amp programming is expected to continue into late August, with additional movie selections to be announced in late July.
The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater will also host popular community events like art classes from Alpine Arts Center, Betty Ford Alpine Garden’s “Chefs in the Garden” and more. Visit grfavail.com for more.
- Hot Summer Nights – Tuesday, July 14, will mark the return of the free Hot Summer Nights concert series to The Amp with a performance from Andrew McConathy and the Drunken Hearts. This will be followed by The Shakedown Bar Family Band on July 21, and Grant Farm on July 28.Hot Summer Nights is expected to continue into late August, with additional bands announced in late July. The venue will be divided into two sections, “East” and “West”, with each side limited to a capacity of 175. Each section will be general admission, have its own entrance, exit, restrooms and concessions, and will have lawn and pavilion seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Ticketholders will be asked to maintain social distancing protocols while in their seats. For more information visit grfavail.com/covid19-policy.Tickets are available beginning 11 a.m. July 7 for Andrew McConathy and the Drunken Hearts. Tickets will be available at 11 a.m. 10 days in advance of future Hot Summer Nights shows. Tickets are free and general admission, but must be reserved online. When reserving a ticket, guests will have the option to include a suggested donation to the “Turn Up The Amp” matching fund (see below for more).
If you go…
What: Hot Summer Nights
When: Tuesdays starting July 14. Gates 5:30 p.m., showtime 6:30 p.m.
Where: Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater
Cost: Free, ticket required
Capacity: 350 available tickets (175 per section)
More: Tickets available online at grfavail.com
Make all Hot Summer Nights ticket reservations online. For more information on tickets and reservations, call 970.845.TIXS (8497).
- GoPro Mountain Games – The Vail Valley Foundation will also host several GoPro Mountain Games Elements events that will encapsulate portions of the GoPro Mountain Games into single events on select Saturdays.Mountain Games Elements begin with a free Yoga class from Arielle Shipe on July 18, in the ‘Lower Bench’ area of Ford Park (adjacent to the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater).More Mountain Games Elements are expected to be announced in late July. Spaces are limited based on state and county guidelines. Register early to reserve your spot at mountaingames.com.
Next year’s event has been scheduled for June 10-13, 2021.
- Vail Dance Festival – The Vail Valley Foundation’s Vail Dance Festival will present an all-digital edition of the Festival July 31 – August 7 available online. The event will also include a special, in-person, ticketed Digital Edition screening at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater July 31.Tickets to the screening will be available online at vaildance.org beginning at 11 a.m. July 21. For more information on tickets, call 970-748-TIXS (8497). Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Capacity for the in-person screening will be determined by public health guidelines.The Dance Festival’s Digital Edition will feature unique performances from the past 10 years including debuts and revivals that have only been seen in Vail, a world premiere choreographed by Bobbi Jene Smith made in and for the virtual space, plus a range of educational programming including Passing Balanchine On with Heather Watts and Damian Woetzel, and Conversations On Dance with Rebecca King Ferraro and Michael Sean Breeden.
The Digital Festival will be free to watch, and streamed to the Vail Dance Festival’s YouTube and Facebook channels. Each Vail Dance Festival: Digital Edition event will be available for a limited amount of time for further viewing online after its scheduled debut broadcast. Visit vaildance.org for more information.
- ShowDown Town – The Town of Eagle and Vail Valley Foundation also announced that the Alpine Bank ShowDown Town concert series would be canceled in 2020.
- Vilar Performing Arts Center – Programming is expanding at the indoor, 530-seat Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek. The acclaimed Thursday evening “Ghost Light Sessions” livestreams are available online at vilarpac.org, and tickets are now available for in-person attendance, up to a 100-person max capacity per show.Upcoming shows include:July 9: Bonfire Dub
July 16: Tierro Band with Bridget Law
July 23: Tenth Mountain Division
July 30: Trace Bundy
Aug. 6: Jubilingo
Aug. 20: The Burroughs
Aug. 27: Elephant Collective
Tickets are available online at vilarpac.org. For more information about ticketing, contact the box office 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday at 970-845-TIXS (8497).
Also available to VPAC members, a virtual chamber music series of artistic and technical brilliance from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center called Front Row: National. These private online events will be presented in the May Gallery at 3 p.m. every Wednesday from July 15 until August 5 and be available for five days thereafter to VPAC patrons, featuring unique digital content and a live introduction from the featured artist. To learn more, or to become a VPAC member, contact the Vilar Performing Arts Center.
The VPAC is planning on adding additional content throughout the summer. Visit vilarpac.org for more.
Contacts for Additional Information:
Beaver Creek Resort Company / 970-845-5971
Town of Avon / 970-748-4000
Town of Eagle / 970-328-6354
Town of Gypsum / 970-524-7514
Town of Minturn / 970-827-5645
Town of Red Cliff / 970-827-5303
Town of Vail / 970-479-2100
Beaver Creek Resort & Activity Information / 970-754-4636
Vail Resort & Activity Information / 970-754-8245
Trail Information is available from Vail Valley Mountain Trails Alliance
White River National Forest Information & COVID19 Updates