Volume 15 | August 2018
News and Updates for August
Showcasing the latest MRC news and top events in Vail and Beaver Creek
for the month of August. 

For ALL August events, visit our Events Calendar and
check out our new downloadable calendar below for more details!

Vail Valley Hot Topics
Vail Earns Honors at 1st Sustainable Mountain Resort
The honor of being the first certified sustainable mountain resort destination in the world goes to Vail! Additionally, Vail’s adherence to the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s (GSTC)...
Vail Re-brands CME and
Colorado Ski/Golf
Vail Resorts just announced that they are rebranding all of Colorado Mountain Express to Epic Mountain Express and Colorado Ski and Sports/Golf to Epic Mountain Gear...
Valley Events
Downloadable Events Calendar
Looking for an easy way to track all of the events going on in the Vail Valley this year? Look no further! Download and print out our easy to read events calendar below, covering events from Vail and Beaver Creek including Avon and Eagle too. Feel free to also reference the existing calendar on our website for any new updates or additions!

The Kids Adventure Games
The coolest kids race on the planet! The Kids Adventure Games™ comes to Vail August 8th - 12th offering kids, ages 6 through 14, the opportunity to experience the thrill of adventure racing. The races emphasize teamwork, problem solving, sportsmanship, environmental awareness and fun. The kids cross the finish line, muddy, sweaty, smiling and full of pride. Sign up today!

Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival
Celebrate the pleasures of the palate at the 12th annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival on August 9th - 12th. Combining Beaver Creek's very own culinary talent, exclusive wines and outdoor venues, this festival is the perfect blend of summertime in the mountains.

Colorado Classic Bike Race
The second annual Colorado Classic is a four-stage men and women’s pro bicycle road race in Vail and Denver. Stage 1 starts on August 16th in Vail with a circuit race through the village. The next day, Stage 2 is a time trial up Vail Pass. The race continues in Denver on August 18th & 19th.

Pitmaster BBQ and Music Festival
The Pitmaster BBQ and Music Fest showcases national award winning PITMasters to Colorado in a family backyard setting of Harry A. Nottingham Park. These are Masters of Pit cooking skilled at smoke flavored meats, special barbecue sauces and dry rubs unique to regions America is known for. Event will be August 18th & 19th. Check it out!

Whistle Pig Vail Concert Series: Jerry Garcia Birthday Band
Last August, Red Rocks hosted a concert celebrating the 75th birthday of late Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia that featured an all-star band put together for the occasion. The band was dubbed the Jerry Garcia Birthday Band and will reunite for a pair of shows at Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater on August 17th and 18th.

Vilar Performing Arts Center
Located in the heart of Beaver Creek, the Vilar is a 530-seat theatre, owned and operated by the Vail Valley Foundation, presents a variety of year-round performances including concerts, jazz, comedy, dance, film, Broadway musicals, theatre, family shows and more. Upcoming shows for August include:

TransRockies Run
6 days + 120 miles = An adventure of a lifetime!

The TransRockies Run is a multi-day point-to-point trail running race which allows athletes to access and traverse wild and fantastic scenery, while building camaraderie, overcoming adversity and sharing a singular adventure.

Alzheimer's Walk
Happening on October 20th, this is the FIRST ANNUAL Walk to End Alzheimer's in Vail Valley. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! Sponsor the event, create a team, sign up to walk, or simply donate.

Valley Business Spotlight
Riverwalk at Edwards
The Riverwalk at Edwards offers you the "Perfect Day Out". With eleven restaurants, over twenty-six stores and boutiques, and countless business services, Riverwalk has something for everyone in your family........day or night!

Vail Jazz @ Riverwalk is a series of concerts hosted in the Riverwalk Amphitheater, featuring regional masters of swing, blues, funk, Latin jazz and more. An idyllic outdoor setting paired with tasty local fare, this series brings families, children, neighbors and friends together every Friday evening through August 24th. Gates open at 5:00 pm and music starts at 6:00 pm.
How MRC Can Help
Mountain Resort Concierge is a full-service luxury lifestyle and destination management company offering one-stop shopping for all your vacation needs. We set-up numerous hospitality amenities ranging from restaurant reservations, activities and transportation to concert tickets, ski/bike equipment, and groceries all delivered to your door.

Our slogan is: “It’s your job to have fun and relax. It’s our job to manage the rest!”

The mission of Mountain Resort Concierge is to offer a first-class luxury concierge service that provides the ultimate all-in-one hospitality experience in alpine environments to each and every customer we serve. Our goal is to exceed expectations by delivering the highest level of customer service possible.

Contact us now to learn how we can make your vacation the experience of a lifetime!
Mountain Resort Concierge | 970-460-4719 | info@mtnconcierge.com