Annual Eagle County Fair & Rodeo

by Jennifer Lillo on 07/16/10

The 71st Annual Eagle County Fair & Rodeo will take place July 28 - July 31, 2010. Whether you're watching a champion bull rider subdue a 2,000 pound bull or participating in one of numerous 4-H activities, the Fair & Rodeo provides a taste of the authentic American west. For more information click on this link:

Beaver Creek Antique Festival

by Jennifer Lillo on 07/06/10

July 23-July 25, 2010

Beaver Creek Village Plaza will be filled with rare and interesting antiques for an entire midsummer weekend. The annual Beaver Creek Antique Festival will host some of the finest antique vendors from around the US and will feature antique furniture (both American and European), rugs, silver, dishes, artwork, jewelry, glassware, and more.

Alongside the opportunity to view and purchase antiques, a variety of food booths and culinary demonstrations in the Bon Appétit tent will compliment the weekend activities.


The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa Salute to the USA

by Jennifer Lillo on 06/29/10

10,000 shells explode in the sky above Avon during the Colorado Rockies largest display of fireworks. This spectacular display is choreographed to a musical score simulcast on KZYR 97.7--true local radio.

  • Date: Saturday, July 3
  • Time: 5:30 - 10:30 p.m.
  • Fee: FREE
  • Location: Harry A. Nottingham Park
  • Come early and enjoy the live concert, Family Zone, food vendors, and the most prestigious fireworks display in the state!
  • Bring the whole family, a picnic basket, and a warm jacket and enjoy a great celebration at Harry A. Nottingham Park in Avon, CO.
  • No alcohol or pets allowed.

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July 4th Vail America Days

by Jennifer Lillo on 06/28/10

This wonderful red, white and blue celebration begins at 10am with a homespun parade starting at Golden Peak and traveling through Vail Village to Lionshead, entertainment in Vail Village and Lionshead from 12-3pm, and a patriotic concert at 2pm at the Ford Amphitheater. For the grand finale, don’t miss the fabulous fireworks at Golden Peak at approximately 9:45pm. 

4th of July Celebration in Beaver Creek

by Jennifer Lillo on 06/28/10

Celebrate the birth of our nation under the blue skies of Beaver Creek. Ride the Centennial chair lift up to Spruce Saddle with your mountain bike and cruise down. Try fly fishing on the Eagle River or nearby creeks. Whatever you choose to do by day, head to the Beaver Creek back lawn located next to the Centennial Chair lift by night for a celebration for all ages. Enjoy two free outdoor concerts opening with the Surf City All Stars, a Beach Boys cover band and featuring Parrot Beach, a Jimmy Buffet cover band that will have you doing a double take that it isn’t really Jimmy himself. Great food and fireworks top off this evening that is not to be missed!

5:00pm – Concert Gates Open (Food booths and bars serving)

6:00pm – Surf City All Stars – Beach Boys Cover Band

7:45pm – Parrot Beach – Jimmy Buffet Cover Band

9:15pm – Fireworks Begin (approximate start time)

Guests are politely reminded that no dogs or outside alcohol are allowed in Beaver Creek per resort regulations. 

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