Tag Archives: Summer Activities in Vail

Family Fun Fest!

Every Saturday through August 6th the town of Vail offers a wonderful Family Fun Fest from 11:00-3:00!

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Located in Loinshead plaza, you can cool off with the Water Balloon Toss of Death or check out the Science Tent and learn about many of the fascinating animals in our area and their habitat’s!

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The Creation Station Tent provides a vast amount of creative art opportunities for young imaginations to explore! Kids can jump and play in the Bounce House or check out Play Town and build a Giant Jenga, along with numerous other games! Hula-Hooping and the Pizza Toss of Champions are all part of the FUN!

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Vail Nature Hiking

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Take the Gondola up to the top of Vail Mountain and enjoy a guided Nature Hike any day of the week from 11-12 or 2-3!

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On Thursdays and Saturdays from 7p-8p an awesome evening hike is another option available for you to get out and come alive with nature! There is no fee for any of these beautiful hikes.

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Be sure to wear/pack the proper attire, including comfortable walking/hiking shoes and bring water! Don’t forget your Ski Pass to ride the Gondola at no charge or purchase a Gondola round-trip ticket for $34 

Giddyup!

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~Colorado Rocky Mountains~

How about touring some of your favorite area’s in the Vail Valley via horseback? The Vail Valley offers many riding opportunities from a unique Trail Ride to packing in for an overnight getaway!

Beaver Creek Stables offers one to two hour horseback riding, a three hour Picnic ride or Dinner rides to Beaver Lake or Beano’s Cabin at the top of Beaver Creek Mountain!

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Bearcat Stables offers many types of rides. On Tuesday nights, a

“Ranch Style” Dinner is featured,  along with many other activities.

Don’t miss the

Tuesday Night Extravaganza!

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Vail Stables provides a daily Horse Camp for kids 6-12! Kids 3-6 can enjoy a Pony Camp and 3-10 year old’s can take part in a Cowboy Camp!

Vail Stables motto is:

 “Always be yourself, unless you can be a Cowboy, then always be a Cowboy…” 

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Happy Trails to You!

Cocktails & Canvas

This Saturday, June 4th Alpine Arts Center is offering a Cocktails & Canvas class at 6:30!

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This Saturday’s guided class will feature acrylic painting of a Mountain Lake. All painting supplies are provided by Alpine Art Center, Beer, Wine and Snacks are available for purchase at the Bar all evening. Relax and explore your creative side with a few friends or meet a few new ones!!   Cheers! 

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Eagle River Jam & Backyard BBQ

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  This Saturday May 21 from 10-4 the town of Eagle is hosting the Eagle River Jam & Backyard BBQ at Chambers Park, located behind the Back Bowl!

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Moe’s Original BBQ will be providing lunch for purchase, although Hot Dogs and Root Beer Floats are available free for Kids under 12! 

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Distillery Tastings from 12-1, cocktails offered and locally brewed Beer from Bonfire Brewery available all day!

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The Platonics will be providing LIVE music throughout the day!

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Free Raft Trips and Fly Casting Clinics and plenty of activities for the kids! Hope to see you there!

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Ballooning anyone…?

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What a breathtaking way to spend your morning!!  Capture pristine views of the Vail Valley that will excel beyond your imagination!  Flights begin in Gypsum just after sunrise and can last up to 3 1/2 hours. All flights are dependent on favorable weather. Contact Camelot Balloons, Inc. For more information and reservations.

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You might even be able to capture a one of a kind view of a beautiful home or land that we have listed with Gateway Land & Development Real Estate!

 

 

 

Volkssporting in Vail!

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Origin: German  –  Volkssport:  (“people’s sport”) A  non-competitive sporting activity for groups of people.

Take advantage of the many outstanding outdoor activities that are offered in the Vail area!! Stay tuned for many more postings in the future!

Vail Volkssport Events are hosted by the Rocky Mountain Wanderers

Contact C. Rickauer with questions (970) 668-3737

June 1, 2016 – October 31, 2016

Starting Point: Sonnenalp Resort

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