What: Vail’s 50th Birthday Celebration.
Where: Mountain Plaza in Vail Village at the base of Vail’s new gondola, One.
When: Saturday, Dec. 15 at 5:30 p.m. Venue opens at 5 p.m.
Why: To celebrate the last 50 years at Vail and look forward to the next 50!
Highlights: Remarks from special guests followed by a spectacular fireworks display over Vail Mountain.
- John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado
- Rob Katz, Chairman and CEO of Vail Resorts
- Chris Jarnot, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Vail Mountain
- Andy Daly, Town of Vail Mayor
Following the public celebration guests can head over to Ford Park for the final Snow Daze concert from headlining act, Wilco beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at www.vail.com/50th.
For more details on Vail’s 50th anniversary celebration visit www.vail.com/50th, and visit the Lionshead and Vail Village Welcome Centers for information on Vail’s history and 50th anniversary.
For more information about Vail Mountain visit www.vail.com, or stop by the Mountain Information Center in Lionshead or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
About Vail Mountain
Quickly approaching its 50th anniversary on Dec. 15, 2012 and coveted as the largest ski resort in the United States with more than 5,000 acres of skiable terrain and seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, Vail is an extraordinary winter vacation destination. Under blue skies more than 300 days each year and with more groomed terrain than anywhere on the planet, families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. The vacation experience is world class, from the Vail Ski & Snowboard School to the events, activities and festivals, the shops and spas, abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail can still credibly lay claim to being a resort like nothing on earth. www.Vail.com.
About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the