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  • Vail Holidaze happens Dec. 20-22, and 31, 2013 in Vail Village
  • Vail Holidaze provides free, family-friendly holiday activities in Vail Village throughout the holiday season
  • Winter Solstice on Ice presented by Alpine Bank takes place Dec. 20 and 21
  • Vail Tree Lighting as part of Logan Luminescence presented by Triumph Winterfest takes place on Dec. 22

VAIL, Colo.—November 20, 2013—The event producer announced today that Vail Holidaze will return to Vail Village Dec. 20-22 and 31, 2013. Vail Holidaze is the perfect place for family celebration this holiday season. Vail comes alive with lights, sounds, events and cheer during December. Plans include Winter Solstice on Ice presented by Alpine Bank, a holiday ice skating show featuring world-class and Olympic ice skaters, Vail Tree Lighting as part of Logan Luminescence presented by Triumph Winterfest and the annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Ski Down and Fireworks.

Winter Solstice on Ice presented by Alpine Bank brings world-class ice skaters including U.S. Figure Skating Champion Ryan Bradley to the heart of Vail Village to perform singles, pairs and group programs that are sure to delight adults and children alike. All Winter Solstice on Ice performances will take place on the ice rink in Solaris Plaza in Vail Village and are free and open to the public. Winter Solstice on Ice begins at 5 p.m. each evening.

New this year, is the opening of The Seventh Annual Triumph Winterfest’s Logan Luminescence including Vail’s Tree Lighting on Dec. 22 at 5 p.m. This family holiday celebration will bring the community together to celebrate the season of light at the Logan Luminescence ice installation. A short holiday stage program will include live entertainment, appearances by the Mayor of Vail, Art in Public Places and of course the lighting of the Vail’s holiday tree by the Covered Bridge in Vail Village. Complimentary hot chocolate will be served as guests enjoy and ring in the holiday season.

A Vail tradition on New Year’s Eve is the torchlight parade and fireworks. Come watch skiers and boarders form a glowing train as they ride down Golden Peak. Viewing for this spectacle will take place at the base of Golden Peak at approximately 6:15 p.m. Fireworks will light up the sky directly after the parade.

Vail Family Holidaze is the annual event for families and children surrounding the holiday season that includes world-class ice skating performances, New Year’s Eve activities and more. For more information on Vail Holidaze, including the full schedule of events, visit www.vailholidaze.com. For information on all activities in the Town of Vail throughout the holiday season, visit www.vailgov.com.

Vail Family Holidaze is presented by Town of Vail, Alpine Bank and brought to you in part by Truimph Winterfest.


Vail Holidaze Event Schedule


Winter Solstice on Ice presented by Alpine Bank
December 20 & 21, 2013 – 5 p.m.

Solaris Plaza

Vail’s Tree Lighting as part of Logan Luminescence

Presented by The Seventh Annual Triumph Winterfest

December 22, 2013 – 5 p.m.

Slifer Plaza
Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

December 31, 2013 – 6:15 p.m.
Golden Peak