December 13-16, 2018

Vail Snow Days

4-day festival and free concerts with

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Shakey Graves

Celebrate the season with Vail Snow Days, returning December 13-16, 2018. This 4-day festival brings free concerts at Ford Park, in-town and on-mountain early season specials, après and after dark parties, lively expo village and more. 

Presented by Bud Light

Friday, December 14  |  6pm

Saturday, December 15  |  6pm 

Learn about the bands under LINEUP tab
Full schedule below

20% off Lodging

20% off lodging rates with an optional purchase of special rate Private Reserve VIP tickets for Friday and Saturday concerts.


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Space is limited. Book now to ensure your stay

Participating lodging properties

Town of Vail lodging partners interested in participating in the Vail Snow Days lodging offer are encouraged to contact Vail Mountain Central Reservations at 

Looking for a ride to Vail? Book a ride with Epic Mountain Express 
20% Savings is valid for travel from December 11 - 19, 2018 with code SNOWDAYS. This promotion cannot be combined with other offers or promotions, and can be used on door to door service to Vail. Rates subject to change. See December’s shuttle schedules. 


Special offers December 13 - 16, 2018

Learn about offers throughout Vail during Snow Days, December 13 - 16, 2018. More offers coming soon!


Location Description
Blue Moose Vail  $3.00 Colorado Draught Beers from 11:00AM- 5:00PM and the first 100 people who show their Vail Ski Pass starting at 3pm get one free slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza.
Vail Chop House Free Appetizer with Reservation for any Phil Long Apres show!
The Sebastian Three tapas for $25


Location Description
 Arriesgado Clothing CO.  Post photo of your favorite outfit to Instagram and the pic with most "likes" receives a $250 gift card to Arriesgado.
Vista Bahn Ski Rentals  Package #1 VBSR Snow Days Warm-up Package Price $110 Value of $210 Savings of $100 Includes: Thurs 12/13, Friday 12/14 demo rental - inc skis, boots, poles Overnight ski, boot & crate storage 2 VBSR trucker hats (wear them to the show!) 2 hand warmers 2 granola bars 2 après beers in the shop $25 Gift card to Blu Cow for pre-show tailgate Package #2 VBSR Snow Days Headliner Package Price $210 Value of $210 Savings of $85 Includes: Saturday 12/15, Sunday 12/16 demo rental - inc skis, boots, poles Overnight ski, boot & crate storage 2 VBSR trucker hats (wear them to the show!) 2 hand warmers 2 granola bars 2 après beers in the shop $25 Gift card to Blu Cow for pre-s

Snow Days Partners

Vail Snow Days is presented by Town of Vail, Vail Mountain, Bud LightPepsi, and brought to you in part by Verizon WirelessHelly HansenTito's Handmade Vodka and Ripple Foods



Vail Snow Days concerts are free to attend. VIP opportunities at concerts available for purchase here. Cover may be required at select Snow Days LIVE! locations.

The free concerts will take place outdoors at Ford Park, so attendees are encouraged to dress appropriately. Venue is standing room only.

The Pray for Snow Bonfire will take place outdoors at Golden Peak, so attendees are encouraged to dress appropriately. Venue is standing room only.

Parking is available in either the Vail Village or Lionshead parking structures on South Frontage Road. Street parking is not permitted until all public parking facilities are completely full.

Town of Vail and Eagle County offer extensive public transit systems. Please enjoy Vail Snow Days responsibly and make your transportation plans ahead of time.


  • NO DROP OFF permitted at Ford Park concert venue: Ride share, Limos, Hotel Shuttles and passenger vehicles MUST USE VAIL TRANSPORTATION CENTER for DROP OFF and PICK UP.
  • WALK: Concert attendees can walk from the village.
  • BUS: Take the Express Free Town of vail busses from Vail Transportation Center OR top level of Lionshead parking structure.
Yes, there will be ADA viewing section at Ford Park, but due to the nature of the venue, space is limited. Please contact our concert promoter with questions:
Please leave the following at home, as attendees will be denied entry should any attempt be made to bring them into event venues: large bags/backpacks, coolers, alcohol/drugs, bottles/glass containers, cans, dogs, chairs, weapons of any kind (including, but not limited to firearms and knives), laser pointers of any kind, signs attached to a stick or pole, recording devices, professional still cameras and video cameras.

Please note that event management retains the right to make the final decision on prohibited items. Furthermore, specific concert or event security policies may create additions to the list above. All guests entering the venues are subject to search by metal detecting wands and/or pat downs.

Additionally, all small bags and purses are subject to search at venue entrances. Attendees will see an increased security and police presence both inside and outside the concert venues.

The Festival Village will be open at the base of Gondola One from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00pm Friday through Sunday. Guests can expect to find numerous brand expos, demos, organization information, and product samples in this area from event sponsors.

The festival village at International Bridge at Vail Village will be open from 11am – 5pm Friday through Sunday.

Please contact Highline at or 970-476-6797 if you would like to be a valued sponsor of Vail Snow Days. 
All media inquiries for Vail Snow Days should be directed via email to Sally Gunter at The deadline to apply for media credentials for 2018 Vail Snow Days is Dec. 1, 2018. Any other inquiries about Vail or Vail Resorts should be directed to the Vail Resorts Newsroom.