Vail's event calendar for Labor Day weekend is jam-packed with activities for all ages, and every lifestyle. Enjoy the world-class cuisine at Gourmet on Gore. Peruse the Vail Farmers' Market and Art Show on Sunday, September 4 or stick around for the infamous Vail Rotary Duck Race. Make the most of our Sunday Sleepover and save BIG on lodging, dining retail and activities! Jam out at the Jazz Festival's Vail Jazz Party from September 1-5.
Gourmet On Gore
SEPTEMBER 2-5, 2016
Gourmet on Gore presented by Audi returns to Vail Village for the eleventh year September 2 - 5. Gourmet on Gore’s main event - a multi-day, open-air food and wine tasting - takes place along Vail’s Gore Creek Drive and International Bridge showcasing the Vail Valley’s premier culinary talent as well as wines, spirits and beers from around the world. Tasting events, delicious food and superb drinks all meet together on this unique weekend to create a delightful epicurean atmosphere in Vail Village. There is no cost for admission to Gourmet on Gore’s open-air tasting, and the event is open to the public. All cuisine and beverages are offered a-la-carte at very inviting and affordable prices.
For full event details, please visit www.gourmetongore.com
Vail Farmer's Market and Art Show
SEPTEMBER 4, 2016
Get a taste of Vail, Colorado summer with the Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show. The Vail Farmers’ Market and Art Show will be hosting more than 135 vendors of local produce, food and artisans for Labor Day Weekend on East Meadow Drive. Enjoy the infamous Vail Rotary Duck Race held in Vail Village. Rotarians sell sponsorships and “duck adoption papers” during the weeks prior to the race. On race day, up to 16,000 yellow rubber ducks are dumped into Gore Creek near the Covered Bridge and “race” down the river to the finish line underneath the International Bridge.
Vail Jazz Party
SEPTEMBER 1-5, 2016
The grand finale of both the Vail Jazz Festival and the beautiful Colorado summer season, the Vail Jazz Party features a jam-packed lineup with over 35 headliners that join together to play in group performances, multi-artist jam sessions, and inspiring multimedia tributes to jazz legends. Vail Jazz party will be featuring a House Band with John Clayton, Terell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Cunliffe, and Lewis Nash. With other 35 hours of jazz music, the Vail Jazz Party has cemented its reputation as the premier Labor Day weekend event!
For the complete line-up, tickets and event details visit The Vail Jazz Party Website.