Below are Beaver Creek's signature events throughout the summer, all of which are family friendly! Click the Event name to learn more.
May 27-28, 2017
As the unofficial launch of summertime in the mountains, the 14th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival features toe-tapping blues music, thirst-quenching microbrews, and plenty of mouth-watering barbecue. Guests do not need a ticket to enter the event and enjoy the music! Food and beverage will be available for purchase from 12pm – 6pm. Tickets for special events within the festival weekend are available online.
2017 Dates (Thursday nights):
June 22 & 29
July 6, 13 & 27 (no Rodeo on July 20th during the Eagle County Fair & Rodeo)
August 3 & 10
Dust off your cowboy boots and tack on some spurs for the 16th Annual Beaver Creek Rodeo Series presented by the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa.
The Beaver Creek Rodeo features the full line up of classic rodeo events – Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and of course, Bull Riding! Get in on the rodeo action by signing up for the Calf Scramble, Mutton Bustin’ or Burro Racing. Bring the whole family for pony rides, face painting, mechanical bull rides, and a wide range of food options offered by local high country restaurants beginning when gates open at 5 p.m. Yee Haw!
2017 Dates (Wednesday Nights)
July 5, 12, 19 & 26
August 2 & 9
Nothing says Colorado in the summertime more than lush green grass, mountain air and FREE LIVE music with a Rocky Mountain backdrop. Join us on Wednesdays from June 28th- August 9th for a complimentary music experience unlike any other. Taking place at the intimate Creekside Park, Concerts by the Creek is nestled in the heart of Beaver Creek, steps away from the village core.
Celebrate our nation under the blue skies of Beaver Creek this summer on Tuesday, July 4th. Spend the day strolling and exploring unique shops and art galleries, hiking through the aspen glades or enjoying a gourmet lunch on a picturesque patio all within Beaver Creek. After lunch, enjoy two free outdoor family activity areas including multiple slides, games and bounce houses from noon to 5pm at Stars, Stripes and Slides and face painting, arts & crafts and carnival games at the Plaza Kid's Zone from noon to 8pm.
The Independence Day Celebration begins at 2 p.m. with free live music in Centennial Park, located at the base of the Buckaroo Gondola. After the music, stick around for a spectacular fireworks display.
2017 Dates (Tuesday Nights):
July 11, 18 & 25
August 1 & 8
As the sun sets across the valley, lay out your blankets and settle in for a free, fun, family-friendly film. All movies are complimentary. Concessions and activities open at 7:30pm; the movie will begin at sundown—approximately 8:15pm in Centennial Park, near the base of the Buckaroo Express Gondola. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs. Please leave alcohol and pets at home.
The Rocky Mountains provide an incredible venue for recreation of all sorts. For those who are looking to take it to the next level, Beaver Creek hosts several competitive events annually including: Summer Solstice Trail Run, Triple Bypass Bike Ride, XTERRA Triathalon & Trail Run, Colorado Eagle River Ride, Beaver Creek Half Marathon and more!
August 5 & 6, 2017
It's the 30th Annual Beaver Creek Art Festival! Art lovers and collectors converge in Beaver Creek Village to meet local and national artists from 30 different states who will showcase their works including glass, mixed media, paintings, jewelry, and pottery. A unique blend of contemporary, original works at affordable prices.
Admission is free. Guests should park in the free lots located along Highway 6 and ride the free shuttle up to Beaver Creek Village. Festival hours are 10am – 5pm on Saturday & Sunday.
August 10 - 13, 2017
Celebrate the pleasures of the palate at the 11th annual Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival presented by Wine Spectator, August 10 - 13, 2017. Combining Beaver Creek’s very own culinary talent, exclusive wines and outdoor venues, the Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival is the perfect blend of summertime in the mountains.
From the weekend’s kickoff event - Whiskey Wranglers at the Beaver Creek Rodeo - to wine seminars and exclusive 4x4 Jeep Tours paired with on-mountain tastings, the Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival promises culinary delights and unique libations for a variety of palates. The popular Walk &Wine event returns this year featuring a guided hike with experts from the Beaver Creek Hiking Center followed by a one-of-a-kind fresh air culinary experience. The much anticipated 11th Annual Grand Tasting, featuring the best Beaver Creek has to offer, tops off your gourmet Saturday. Purchase your tickets early - you won’t want to miss a drop of this festival!
September 2 & 3, 2017
Beaver Creek's 18th annual Oktoberfest returns, September 2nd & 3rd, with foot stompin' oom-pah-pah music, unbeatable beer and wunderbar wurst! Enjoy complimentary live entertainment in Beaver Creek Plaza all weekend. Musical highlights include Trachtenkapelle from our sister city in Austria, Lech Zurs and Beaver Creek’s very own Helmut Fricker! It’s the perfect time to be outdoors and hike, bike, play a round of golf and celebrate Oktoberfest in Beaver Creek.