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Beaver Creek “Where Winter Begins”

UPDATED: Beaver Creek opens the Winter season with THREE weekends of activities, entertainment, and skiing!

Make the first chair in Beaver Creek on Saturday, November 17 and earn EpicMix Pins, early season vertical feet, and bragging rights with all your friends back home.

Beaver Creek announced on Monday, November 12 that they will open for the 2018-19 ski season on Saturday, November 17!

After a day on the hill, enjoy some of Beaver Creek’s Signature Events including the cookie competition, and Tree Lighting.

15th Annual Cookie Competition

Vote on the official cookie of Beaver Creek for the 2018-19 ski season!
Wednesday, November 21

  • 1:00PM Music begins in village, guests can enjoy hot cocoa being served and begin lining up to taste cookies. Tasting booklets will also be available for guests to jot down notes on their favorite cookies!

  • 2:00PM Bell rings, cookie tasting starts! Guests can sample cookies from each of the finalists and vote for their favorite

  • 2:30PM Giveaways and dance-offs on fountain stage!

  • 3:00PM Award ceremony on the fountain stage

  • 3:00PM Beaver Creek cookie time begins

Little Girl Eating cookies

38th Annual Tree Lighting

Kick off the holiday season with figure skating, caroling, the lighting of the tree, and fireworks!
Friday, November 23

Beaver Creek takes a few days off to prepare for one of the most famous stops on the men’s World Cup Alpine Skiing tour, the Birds of Prey. Watch as the best ski racers in the world take on the famous course, home of the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. All race events are free and open to the public, concessions and restrooms will be available.

Birds of Prey Schedule of Events

  • Thursday, November 29th
    11:00am: Men’s Downhill Training, Birds of Prey Racecourse
    4:00pm – 7:00pm: Birds of Prey Eighties Ski Welcome Party, Beaver Creek Village

  • Friday, November 30th
    10:45am: Men’s Super G Race, Birds of Prey Racecourse
    12:00pm – 6:00pm: Birds of Prey Way, Beaver Creek Village
    7:30pm: Warren Miller Movie, Vilar Performing Arts Center

  • Saturday, December 1st
    11:00am: Men’s Downhill Race, Birds of Prey Racecourse
    12:00pm – 6:00pm: Birds of Prey Way, Beaver Creek Village
    3:00pm – 6:00pm: Beers of Prey, Beaver Creek Village
    8:00pm: Darius Rucker, Vilar Performing Arts Center

  • Sunday, December 2nd
    9:45am: Men’s GS Race – Run 1, Birds of Prey Racecourse
    12:45pm: Men’s GS Race – Run 2, Birds of Prey Racecourse
    10:00am – 3:00pm: Birds of Prey Way, Beaver Creek Village

If you’re interested in VIP Packages contact the Vail Valley Foundation at 970.777.2015.

By |2018-11-12T12:27:47-07:00October 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments