Memorial Day Weekend in Vail Valley

Memorial Day Ceremony | Memorial Day Weekend in Vail Valley

Memorial Day weekend is just couple of days away.  The weather forecast in Vail Village calls for lots of sunshine and temperatures in the mid 60’s.  If you ask Vail locals, that is perfect mountain weekend weather!  Vail Valley residents are ramping up their businesses and getting ready for the kickoff to the best summer season Vail have seen in the last couple of years.

Kick off summer with an unforgettable vacation in Vail or Beaver Creek for 2021 Memorial Day. No matter how long you stretch your trip surrounding the special day, you will definitely have plenty to see, do, and experience that everyone in your family will enjoy.

Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities Vail Valley has to offer this summer that will satisfy everyone in the group and keep you coming back year after year to make more memories together.

Things to Do in Vail, Colorado for 2021 Memorial Day

Everyone knows that Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor the men and women who died while serving in the military.

Memorial Day Weekend in Vail | Memorial Day Weekend in Vail Valley
Nottingham Lake in Avon, CO

With Eagle County’s public health order lifted only recently, there was not any time to stage an event on such short notice. However, those involved in creating Vail’s event portfolio say they are still looking at what might boost Memorial Day business. Vail’s successful summer in 2020 showed that “Vail is a wonderful place to be even when there aren’t any events.”

There are couple fun things to do and events that will interest you. Celebrate Memorial Day 2021 in Vail with the best of the things; it is time we welcome the summer with this festivity and joy. We have put together all the amazing events to make it a happening weekend for you, your friends and your wonderful family.

Friday, May 28, 2021

Enjoy a Spectacular Nature Walk at the Walking Mountains Museum

Walking Mountains | Memorial Day Weekend in Vail Valley

A free nature walk is the perfect introduction to Colorado’s natural world. Join a Naturalist for a free gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at the Avon location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. Most ages and abilities. Each Nature Walk has a maximum of 10 participants. Registration Required. Register Here. For more info please visit

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Matt Garth Music Performance at the Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas, Beaver Creek Mountain in Avon, Colorado.

Come enjoy Live Acoustic Rock, Blues, Reggae, Country, Pop Music at the best hotel in Avon from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm this Saturday. The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon is located in the town of Avon, Colorado, on a 19-acre site in the magnificent Vail Valley, providing convenient access to Beaver Creek Mountain and the Eagle River. With a stay at The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas, you will be in the entertainment district, within a 15-minute drive of Vail Ski Resort and Eagle Vail Golf Club. This 4-star condominium resort is 2.2 mi from Beaver Creek Golf Course and 2.5 mi from Beaver Creek Nordic Center.

For a full list of Matt Garth Music events at the hotel, please visit this website

Memorial Day Weekend Riverwalk Block Party

Come join the party at The Riverwalk Theater in Edwards from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm for a fun and exciting start to the summer.  

Barbecue, live music by The Evolution and dancing in the streets. The Evolution will be bringing the party, blocking off First Street, next to The Riverwalk Theater. The stage will be facing Juniper and Main St. Grill.

Live Music: Jay Walker and the Seeing Eye Dogs

If you love local food and brews, head to Bonfire Brewery in Edwards, CO this Saturday from 6.00 pm till 9.00 pm. Choose any of their in-house-made brews and pair them with the delicious dinner.  For more info, please visit the brewery’s website at

Sunday, May 30, 2021

SunsetLIVE! At the Avon Nottingham Park

SunsetLIVE At the Avon Nottingham Park | Memorial Day Weekend in Vail Valley
Beautiful Sunset at Avon Nottingham Park

Stop by The Terrace at the Avon Performance Pavilion on Sunday nights for casual musical performances by local Eagle County musicians from 6.00 pm till 8.00 pm. Enjoy a spectacular sunset and great music while lounging on your paddleboard on Nottingham Lake, the North shore beach or South lawn of the Pavilion. 

SunsetLIVE! is uniquely Avon and the perfect venue to wind down your weekend, so gather your friends and family, bring a lawn chair, picnic basket and prepare to enjoy a relaxing Rocky Mountain sunset!

For a full list of performances this summer, please visit

Make sure to check your options for Public Transportation, Shared Shuttles, Private Car Service & Parking options at the park. The use of public transportation is encouraged as well as walking or riding a bike to the park. Free on street parking is available but very limited.

Monday, May 31, 2021

Memorial Day Ceremony at the Freedom Park in Edwards

The Freedom Park Memorial Committee and VFW Post 10721 will be conducting its 17th annual ceremony in memory of all Veterans of the armed forces and emergency response agencies who have served our country, and especially to those from Eagle County who paid the ultimate sacrifice for freedom and safety. The program will also include recognition of the fragment of limestone from the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, the dedication of the new Memorial Wall containing plaques donated by local citizens to support the memorial and formal military honors for William M. Hammon, MD, Col US Army Medical Corps. Join everyone at the Park to honor our fallen heroes and to support the active-duty troops and our hometown emergency responders who are serving today.

The service will include messages from local dignitaries, veterans, members of Boy Scout Troops 222 and 231, and soloists singing patriotic songs.

COVID-19 restrictions will be in place.

The ceremony will be held at the Freedom Park Memorial American Flag Pole Plaza in Edwards, CO three blocks off I-70 Exit 163 on Miller Ranch Road on the west side of the pond.

In this article, we have listed just a few of the special events happening in Vail Valley for Memorial Day weekend. Of course, the ‘usual’ Vail summer fun is in full swing – such as Dining at Vail’s Best Restaurants, Shopping, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Rafting, Kayaking and many more…

Whether you are coming in for a family summer vacation, white water rafting adventure, or a corporate retreat, please inquire about a reliable private car service in Vail that will provide you with a comfortable, safe, and stylish ride to your destination…

shuttle from Denver airport to Avon | Memorial Day Weekend in Vail Valley

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