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. 

FREE CONCERTS AT FORD PARK 
Presented by Bud Light

NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS
and WILDERMISS
Friday, December 14  |  6pm

SHAKEY GRAVES
and  THE DEVON ALLMAN PROJECT with special guest DUANE BETTS 
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 reservations@vailresorts.com 

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. 

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Special offers December 13 - 16, 2018

Learn about offers throughout Vail during Snow Days, December 13 - 16, 2018.
Look for this symbol on storefront windows!

Savor Vail - Shop.Sip.Save

Restaurants


Location  Date/Time Description
Big Bear Bistro  12/13-12/16, 8am - 5pm $5 "Poor mans" Bloody Mary's and mimosas: $5 ,
10% off Crepes, Cheese or Charcuterie Plates and Flatbreads 10%
$10 House bottles of wine 
Blue Moose Vail   12/13-12/16, 11am - 5pm $3 Colorado Draught Beers from 11:00am- 5:00pm
The first 100 people who show their Vail Ski Pass starting at 3pm get one free slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza.
 Bully Ranch  12/13-12/16, 3 - 5pm $4 draft beer 
$5 well drinks
$6 mudslides or house wine
Vail Chop House  12/13-12/16  Free Appetizer with Reservation for any Phil Long Apres show!
 The Remedy  12/14 -12/15, 4 - 6pm  20% Off Cocktails
The Sebastian  12/13 - 12/16, 5:30 - 9pm Three tapas for $25
Tavern on the Square  12/13 - 12/16, open to close   $3 Craft Beer specials and Market Menu from Executive Chef Paul Wade

Shops

Location Date/Time  Description
Arriesgado Clothing CO. 12/13 - 12/16, 
10am - 9pm
 Post photo of your favorite outfit to Instagram and the pic with most "likes" receives a $250 gift card to Arriesgado.
 Blitz Boutique 12/13 - 12/16, 
10am - 9pm
 10% off any purchase
 Colorado Footwear 12/13 - 12/16  10% OFF purchases over $200 or 20% OFF 2nd pair of equal or lesser value
Craniologie 12/13 - 12/16, all day 15% off any purchase
Crazy Shirts  Dec. 13 - 16, 
Enter: 9am - 8:45pm
Winner Drawn at 9pm
 Daily in-store drawing to win a $50 gift card
DUE Luca Bruno 12/13 - 12/16
10% off any purchase. Must mention Vail Snow Days
Eye Pieces of Vail - Bridge Street Location 12/15, 
10am - 6pm
Garrett Leight California Optical - Trunk Show
 Vail Liquor Mart 12/13 - 12/16, all day Mention "Savor Vail" and get 10% off any purchase of $50 or more
 Vail Sports 12/13 - 12/16 Up to 20% off when you book online at rentskis.com 
Vista Bahn Ski Rentals 12/13 - 12/16, all day  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-show tailgate
 West Vail Liquor Mart 12/13 - 12/16  Mention “Savor Vail” and get 10% off
any purchase of $50 or more

Spas

Location Date/Time Description
RockResorts Spa at The Arrabelle Offered: 12/13 - 12/16
Thursday-Friday: 9am-7pm 
Saturday-Sunday: 9am-9pm
Receive 15% off one retail item when you book a 50-minute or longer service.
The Spa at Hotel Talisa Offered 12/13 - 12/16
9am - 7pm
Spa and Boutique Specials
Live music in town and on mountain

Snow Days LIVE

12/13 - 12/16,
6pm - 2am
12/13 - 12/16,
6pm - 2am
12/13 - 12/16,
6pm - 2am
THURSDAY TIMES MUSIC
Mid-Vail, top of Gondola One 2 - 3:30pm Skin the Rabbit
Vail Chophouse 4 - 6pm  Phil Long Apres Show (Call for reservations and qualify for special offer)
Pray for Snow Bonfire and Kick-off
Golden Peak
5 - 7pm Local's favorite band REWIND
Tavern on the Square 8-11pm Live music 
King's Club at Sonnenalp 8-11pm  Live Music
     
 FRIDAY TIMES  MUSIC
Gessner Vail 3 - 6pm  Live music
Vail Chophouse 4 - 6pm  Phil Long Apres Show (Call for reservations and qualify for special offer)
The Fitz Bar 5 - 7pm  Live music by Nick Steingart
10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Co. 7 - 9pm  Live music by Austin's Rose
Bridge Street Bar 6pm - 10pm  Live music by Jonny Mogambo
Gessner Vail 8 - 11pm  Live music
King's Club at Sonnenalp 8-11pm Live Music
Bridge Street Bar 10pm - 2am Live Music by Scott Munns
Live DJ starting at 10pm
     
 SATURDAY  TIMES  MUSIC
Gessner Vail 3 - 6pm  Live music 
Vail Chophouse 4 - 6pm  Phil Long Apres Show (Call for reservations and qualify for special offer)
The Fitz Bar 5 - 7pm  Live music by Nick Steingart
10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Co. 7 - 9pm  Live music by BBQ Mike & Friends
Bridge Street Bar 6 - 10pm  Live music by Jonny Mogambo
Gessner Vail 8 - 11pm Live music
King's Club at Sonnenalp 8-11pm Live music
Bridge Street Bar 10pm - 2am Live Music by Scott Munns
Live DJ starting at 10pm
     
 SUNDAY  TIMES  MUSIC
Tavern on the Square 10am - 1pm Bluegrass and Bloodies
Run Away Grooms
Mid-Vail, top of Gondola One 2 - 3:30pm  Robby Wicks Duo
 Vail Chophouse 4 - 6pm Phil Long Apres Show (Call for reservations and qualify for special offer)
King's Club at Sonnenalp 8-11pm  Live music
Bridge Street Bar 6pm - 10pm
10pm - 2am

 Live music by Jonny Mogambo
Live Music by Scott Munns
Live DJ starting at 10pm

FAQ's

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.

GETTING TO CONCERT:

  • 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: info@gohighline.com.
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 info@gohighline.com 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 sgunter@vailresorts.com. 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.