CarniVail, February 25-26, 2017
Bourbon Street meets Vail Mountain CarniVail, a tribute to traditional Mardi Gras events with a Rocky Mountain twist. The New Orleans-style fun includes an on-mountain crawfish boil at Eagle’s Nest, Cajun-themed après and more. Vail.com/carnivail
Burton US Open, February 28-March 4, 2017
The 2017 Burton US Open Snowboarding
Championships return to Vail Mountain February 28 – March 4, 2017 bringing with
them the best snowboarders in the world competing to win the most prestigious
Halfpipe and Slopestyle titles in snowboarding. Olympic Medalists such as Mark
McMorris, Kelly Clark, Aymu Hirano, Jamie Anderson and many more will battle it
out to make snowboarding history in 2017. The action continues off the snow
from Wednesday onwards with an epic sponsor village, nightly concerts in Vail
Village, and The US Open of Broomball Tournament at Solaris Ice Rink. Vail.com/burton-us-open for more information.
Ullr Fest, January 11-14
Ullr Fest celebrates 54 years this Jan. 11-14, 2017 and Breckenridge invites snow lovers of all ages to join the party. During Ullr Fest in Breckenridge, don’t be surprised to see horned Viking hats adorning the heads of skiers and snowboarders, Ullympic competitors flinging frying pans for prizes, more than 12,000 Ullr enthusiasts filling the streets for the Ullr Parade and crazy float participants skiing off jumps on Main Street or gliding along town in a hot tub. Join us to rejoice with Ullr himself. Ullr is ready for a good party. In Norse mythology Ullr (pronounced Oool-er) was the winter god. He was the son of Sif and the stepson of Thor, the "God of Thunder." Ullr loved the cold, and delighted in traveling over the country on his skis or skates. He also delighted in the chase, and pursued his game through the Northern Forests.
Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend, January 19 - 22
Set at the base of a World Cup mountain, Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend offers a wide range of epicurean experiences – from intimate, luxurious culinary explorations to dynamic, high-alpine outdoor adventures! Mix and mingle with celebrity guest chefs, get to know our world-renowned Beaver Creek host chefs, sip on exquisite cocktails and wines, and revel in endless hours of phenomenal skiing.
Chocolate Village, December 20 - January 8
A yearly favorite, be sure not to miss this delicious homemade creation from Keystone Resort’s Pastry Chef Ned Archibald. This handcrafted holiday tradition features 7,000 pounds of chocolate crafted into a miniature alpine village, a working chocolate gondola, a cascading chocolate waterfall, 6 foot tall white chocolate Christmas tree with chocolate presents. This mouth watering creation gets a special new addition every year.
Winter Bluegrass Weekend, January 20-21
Celebrating its sixth year, Keystone’s Winter Bluegrass Weekend brings acoustic roots and mountain culture to Warren Station, benefiting the Dercum Center. Two nights of stacked concerts star amazing string bands and a lineup to marvel! Learn more.