Vail Après – A New Tradition

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Current Merchant Offerings for Vail Après beginning at 3PM Daily:

Blue Moose

  • Complimentary Prosecco toast

Sweet Basil

  • Truffle Fry Special & Complimentary Cava. 
  • Half-Price Sparkling Wines by the bottle 
  • Apres Food Menu

Mountain Standard

  • Drink Specials & Complimentary Hot Cocoa 
  • Everyone at the bar will receives a complimentary "Snack-quiri" (a mini winter Daiquiri)  
  • Apres Food Menu 

Bistro 14

  • Bavarian Pretzel Bites
  • $4.00 Domestic Draughts
  • $5.00 Micro/Import Draughts
  • 25% off Appetizers

Express Lift Bar 

  • $4.00 Bud & Bud Light


  • Pizza & Drink Happy Hour


  • Whiskey Tastings and Marshmallow Bar

The Fitz Bar  

  • Stop by Manor Vail Lodge  for some warm chocolate chip cookies and hot cocoa in the front lobby followed by daily happy hour at The Fitz Bar from 4-5pm including, $4 drafts, $7 House Wine and $9 Old Fashioned.

Bully Ranch

  • $6 Mudslide's & House Wine
  • $5 Well Drinks
  • $4 Draft Beer


The Gore Creek Kitchen at Chair 20

  • $5 Gore Creek IPA's by Vail Brewing Company

Almresi Vail Village

  • Ski 25K vertical feet in a day and get a free bee

Vail Brewing Company

  • Monday - Friday: $1 OFF All Beers

Vail Fine Wines

  • 10% OFF Single Sized Bottled or Canned Beer & Wines

El Sabor 

  • $3 Draft Beer, $6 House Margs and Well Drinks, 2 for $5 Tacos
  • Complimentary Cochinita Pibil Tacos and shots of Milagro Silver at 3pm, daily. (Must be present at 3:00pm)


Express Lift Bar & Grill
Stop in and enjoy food & beer specials and spread out on their spacious patio. Located so close to the slopes you can put in your drink order with your skis still on your feet.

A local favorite where you can mingle with members of the Vail Ski Patrol after a hard day’s work. While you’re at it, try their award-winning pizza.

The Remedy Bar
With a backdrop of floor-to-ceiling windows displaying uninterrupted mountain views and an expansive patio illuminated by firepits year-round, this is the ideal place to unwind, socialize and imbibe.

Terra Bistro
One of the best happy hours in town. Perfect to sip on handcrafted cocktails while you enjoy a small plate or two.

La Tour
A Vail institution, La Tour’s cocktails are just as good as the award-winning food.

Bully Ranch
Locally famous mudslides and burgers hit the spot in this low-key, western-style bar after a day on the slopes. (Located in the Sonnenalp Resort.)

The Red Lion
"The place to be after you ski." Get there early for a prized spot on the front deck or the traditional ski bar inside, and experience après at one of Vail's classic establishments.

Established in 1964 by Pepi and Sheika Gramshammer, Pepi’s has been a favorite for dinner and après since the beginning. The restaurant serves traditional European fare, provides guests heated decks, and hosts live entertainment in the heart of Vail Village.

Frost Bar (The Sebastian Vail)
The coolest bar in Vail Village is also the warmest. Offering daily drink specials, après-ski sustenance, and live music Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays

Larkspur (Golden Peak)
One of the most highly acclaimed restaurants and foremost event destinations in the Vail Valley. Daily and Various drink specials at the base of Golden Peak.

Swiss Chalet
From 5:00-6:00 daily, enjoy 20% off select apps/soups/salads; $6 Draught beer, $8 Gluhwein, $8 Hot Toddy

Sarah’s Lounge at the Christiania Lodge in Vail Village
Every Friday from 4:30pm-6:30pm Helmut Fricker plays a free show on his accordion in our Bavarian style lounge with the bar offering drink specials.


Bistro Fourteen at Eagle's Nest
The perfect spot to stop and enjoy the views, located at the top of the Eagle Bahn gondola. Stop for a beverage and food for the whole family up top before heading back down to the village.

Located directly at the base of Lionshead, “Garf’s” is a cornerstone après location and has been for years. The deck is arguably the best in Vail for sunny days. This large establishment has a classic sports bar vibe and an approachable menu perfect for a filling post-ski bite.

Tavern on the Square
Vail’s premiere après hot spot, Tavern on the Square is just steps from the Eagle Bahn gondola in Lionshead. Enjoy incredible mountain views from the year-round patio.

El Sabor 
At The base of Lionshead, El Sabor offers a latin spin on your typical American Mexican food. Our authentic recipes offer a tour of Latin and South America cuisine. The Margaritas are made from daily squeezed lime juice and agave nectar.

Bart & Yeti's 
In the heart of Lionshead Village, Bart & Yeti's offers cold beer and Pub style food. Burgers, Wings, Soups, Sandwiches and plenty of atmosphere!

Moe's Original BBQ
Moe’s Original BBQ is a Southern soul food revival. They serve great food in an atmosphere that is relaxed, spontaneous, yet civilized.

Gessner at Grand Hyatt Vail
Located in Grand Hyatt Vail and featuring complimentary valet, Gessner offers Rocky Mountain cuisine overlooking Gore Creek. Enjoy daily live entertainment, refined cuisine and happy hour specials from 9 – 11 p.m. featuring the Gessner Rosa-Rita and $5 craft beers, $7 house wines and $9 house cocktails.



The 2019-20 season marks the beginning of this new tradition at Vail. We hope you’ll join in on the daily celebration!

Are you a business in Vail or Lionshead Village interested in participating? Please visit this guide to learn how you can order your Vail Après Bell.

Have a new après tradition special or sale? Email to request an addition.