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Summer Festivals You Won't Want to Miss in Beaver Creek

May 15, 2024

Summer is right around the corner! As sunshine paints the slopes and wildflowers start to burst forth, Beaver Creek comes to life with renewed energy. Planning a summer escape to Beaver Creek? You're in for a treat! You can look forward to outdoors adventures, al fresco dining, and, of course, amazing festivals. Here's a peak at some of the top festivals to attend this summer!


Blues, Brews, and BBQ (May 24-26, 2024):

Ease yourself into summertime with this eclectic festival! During Blues, Brews, and BBQ, you can enjoy live music, feast on mouth-watering BBQ, and drink craft beer. The talent lineup includes many amazing acts. You can see performances by everyone from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Booker T. Jones to Elvis tribute artist Ryan Collingwood. The food is "grilled, smoked, and sauced to perfection" by some of the finest pit masters in the region. The impressive beer selection is provided by local breweries! 

BC Unplugged (Thursdays June 10-September 12, 2024):

This free concert series always features an incredible lineup of artists! This year, there will be performances by Nicki Bluhm, A Flock of Seagulls, Loudon Wainwright III, Asia, Carrie Rodriguez, Richie Furay, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Exile Follies, Animotion, Firefall, and Gary Puckett & The Union Gap. Enjoy the live music while eating delicious food from Beaver Creek Village’s best restaurants or picnicking out on the lawn. 


Colorado Showcase (Saturdays June 15-September 14, 2024): 

Beaver Creek hosts a variety of great music-centered events during the warmer months, each with its own unique twist. If you'd like to experience some of the best local music, then you should check out the Colorado Showcase concert series! These shows highlight some of Colorado's finest artists. Listen to the music while taking in the village's picturesque scenery, sipping drinks, and savoring tasty food. Bring a camp chair or a picnic blanket to sit on! 

Summer Solstice Trail Run (June 22, 2024): 

On the longest day of the year, runners can participate in the sensational Summer Solstice trail run! This run is considered one of the best races in the Vail Trail Running Series. The race begins and ends in the lawn at Beaver Creek Chophouse (adjacent to the Centennial Lift), right in the heart of beautiful Beaver Creek. You'll traverse gorgeous scenery, including aspen glades and lush hillsides, through and around the resort community. Sign up for the 5K, 10K, or Kids Fun Run! 

Independence Day (July 4, 2024): 

One of Beaver Creek's biggest events of the summer is the Independence Day celebration! There's nothing like celebrating the 4th of July in the Rocky Mountains. Amidst the scenery, you and your loved ones can enjoy live music, a kids' play area, a youth entertainment stage, food trucks, and fireworks! We are eagerly awaiting the event schedule and music lineup (set to come out in May).

To make your Independence Day experience extra special, purchase a Rock the Day VIP Ticket


Vail Valley Brew'Au (August 10, 2024): 

If you're willing to make the short trip over to Avon, then you can enjoy the third annual Vail Valley Brew'Au! This unique event combines a beer festival with a lu’au. During the event, you can enjoy unlimited samples of craft brews, ciders, and seltzers in your souvenir sampling glass. There will also be live music, water lanterns, food trucks, kids activities, lawn games, and other fun activities. 

Beaver Creek Oktoberfest (August 30-September 1, 2024):

Beaver Creek throws an outstanding Oktoberfest celebration every year. This three-day festival is full of food, drinks, and fun. Live music will be provided daily by local legend Helmut Fricker and Trachtenkapelle (Beaver Creek's sister city, Lech, Austria's traditional band). This year's headlining musical acts include The Journeymen: a Tribute to Eric Clapton and The Classic Stones a Rolling Stones cover band.

Guests are encouraged to dress in their Oktoberfest best and join in the town's many traditional competitions! Feel free to bring the family- there will be a special kids' activity area as well other amenities for everyone to enjoy. 

Summer is thrilling in Beaver Creek! Know of an event we missed? Share it with us in the comments! 

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