Beaver Creek Resort, CO, is the world’s number one luxury family resort. From mountaintop family adventures to the long-standing tradition of warm chocolate chip cookies served at 3 p.m., Beaver Creek provides legendary attention to detail and rarefied experiences and warmly welcomes guests as the perpetual hosts. Savor the best of Beaver Creek through its signature experiences like scenic chairlift rides, 50 miles of mountain bike and 62 miles of hiking trails, 4×4 tours, horseback riding, fly-fishing, golfing, tennis, live music, fine dining, and culinary and family-friendly festivals. Beaver Creek is a resort built on traditions. Traditions that keep families coming back year after year while creating new traditions for families visiting for the first time. A sophisticated family experience, Beaver Creek’s intimate slopeside alpine village provides a seamless experience and the perfect place to reenergize visitors’ inner child to explore a combination of adventure and tranquility.
Summer 2022 Operating Dates and Hours
- Open Daily: June 17 – September 4
- Open Saturday and Sunday Only: September 9 – 24
- Centennial Express Lift, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Summer Activities, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and could be impacted by weather. Check for extended hours over holidays, weekends, and dates in July and early August.
Lift tickets are available at the Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center, open 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily, located at the top of the second set of escalators in Beaver Creek Village. Lift access for children ages four and younger is complimentary. For more information, call 970.754-4636.
Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center is the Gateway to Family Fun and Unique Experiences
Located in the heart of the Beaver Creek Village, the Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center beckons guests to enjoy a Colorado mountain vacation of family outdoor fun. The Beaver Creek Adventure Center offers activity recommendations, hiking and biking, food and wine excursions, family activities, equipment rentals, tickets, packages, and more.
- Summer activities such as the Bungee Trampoline, Gem Panning, Climbing Wall, and Miniature Golf await at the Base Area above Beaver Creek Village.
- No visit to Beaver Creek is complete without a mountaintop glimpse of the surrounding peaks. Guests can ascend the state-of-the-art Centennial Express Chairlift and Gondola to Spruce Saddle Lodge, which presides over Beaver Creek to offer guests its perennial view of the Gore Mountain Range.
- Hiking Beaver Creek is an adventure of the senses, and professional guides offer guests an insider’s tour of unrivaled scenery. From Lift & Lunch packages and serene nature tours to decadent wine and cheese excursions, Beaver Creek takes hiking to the next level.
- From lift-served beginner rides and cruises through enchanting forests to thrilling cross-country adventures and expert descents, guests of all ability levels are invited to access 50 miles of mountain biking at Beaver Creek. The ease and convenience of the Summer Adventure Center offers bike and helmet rental equipment, guides, lift ticket sales, and more.
Extraordinary Events in Beaver Creek
NEW: BC Unplugged | Thursday Evenings, June 22 through September 14, 2023: BC Unplugged will offer a high-energy summer concert series with national talent in Beaver Creek Village. Amplify your summer and experience free live music at its purest, high in the mountains, on the village stage every Thursday from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Listen to an incredible lineup of national music artists ranging from American Idol winner Maddie Poppe to The Suffers vocalist Kam Franklin to the North Mississippi Allstars while enjoying delicious food from Beaver Creek Village’s best restaurants or picnicking out on the lawn. Summer in the mountains never sounded better! For a full lineup of musicians, visit https://www.beavercreek.com/explore-the-resort/activities/beaver-creek-events.aspx/.
Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival | May 26-28, 2023: Kick off summer in Beaver Creek with the Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival. The signature event returns this year to celebrate Colorado’s best brews and BBQ amidst the stunning backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. Join us Memorial Day Weekend to welcome warmer weather, treat your taste buds, and groove to the blues in Beaver Creek. Welcome Myron and Michael Mixon, father & son BBQ legends of Jack’s Old South BBQ. Myron is the Winningest BBQ Chef in the country, and his son, Michael, is the World Champion BBQ Chef. They will give us tips to BBQ like the pros Saturday and Sunday. Feast on mouth-watering BBQ grilled, smoked and sauced to perfection by Colorado’s best pit masters. Then wash it all down with craft beers from Colorado breweries! Tickets are available by visiting: https://beavercreekresortcompany.ticketspice.com/bc-blues-brews-bbq
Independence Day Celebration | July 4, 2023: Celebrate the 4th of July in the midst of one of America’s most awe-inspiring natural treasures, the Rocky Mountains. The event will feature live music, VIP tickets with artist meet & greets, Stars Stripes & Slides kids area, a youth entertainment stage in the village, food trucks, fireworks, and a hot air balloon glow (contingent on local fire ban protocol during the event). Soak the refreshing mountain air with the elegant, family-focused Beaver Creek Independence Day Celebration!
Oktoberfest | September 1-3, 2023: Unique for ties to its sister city of Lech- Zürs in Austria, Beaver Creek reveals the resort’s authentic spirit and European roots during the annual Beaver Creek Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest returns for three days of food, drinks, and fun over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1 – 3. Don your dirndl or lederhosen and join many competitions as well as family fun in the kid’s activity area. The event includes live music daily, capping each evening off with headline acts: The Breakers: a Tribute to Tom Petty and American Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis.
Epicurean Adventure | September 21-24, 2023: If you’re looking for an extraordinary mountain experience with exceptional food and beverage, head up to Epicurean Adventure. Come experience unforgettable mountain adventures like fly fishing in pristine streams, golfing in the stunning scenery of Beaver Creek Golf Course, mountain biking through world-class single track, hiking through wildflower-covered mountainsides, and riding 4x4s up to breathtaking mountain views. Then, head back to the village to treat your palate to culinary creations by top chefs, perfectly paired with hand-crafted cocktails and top-rated wines.
Savor Beaver Creek’s World Class Culinary Offerings this Summer
Beano’s Cabin: Nestled at 9,000 feet on the flanks of Larkspur Bowl, Beano’s Cabin features a truly unique dining experience Wednesday through Saturday evenings during summer. Guests choose to arrive by horseback or shuttle and are greeted by the unmistakable natural beauty of the cabin’s surrounding peaks, wildflower-specked meadows, and refined mountain grandeur. Beano’s Cabin is known for its eco-friendly production techniques, creative flavors, fresh herbs and vegetables (many of which are grown on-site), and a vast selection of rare wines. For Beano’s Cabin dinner reservations, available Tuesday – Saturday starting June 16, please visit OpenTable.com or call 970.754.3463.
Summer Wine Excursions: On select dates throughout summer, Beaver Creek’s one-of-a-kind Wine Excursions invite guests to enjoy a scenic hike or 4×4 Adventure Tour, which leads to a gourmet wine and cheese pairing at Beano’s Cabin. Guests depart the Summer Adventure Center in the Beaver Creek Village to embark upon a leisurely scenic hike or afternoon jeep tour of the mountain. Both options offer stunning scenic views and guided narration of the region’s indigenous flora, native fauna, and surrounding Rocky Mountain peaks.
Following a hike or 4×4 adventure, Wine Excursion guests are treated to a flight of select wines to be savored with gourmet charcuterie boards of assorted Colorado cheeses, cured meats, honeycomb, artisan breads, and flavored oils. Guests are guided through the tasting by Beano’s Cabin staff, and each delectable pairing is enjoyed amidst the rustic elegance and mountainous surroundings found only at Beano’s Cabin. For reservations, please call the Summer Adventure Center at 970.754.4636 or visit the Summer Adventure Center in Beaver Creek Village.
Citrea: Citrea combines fresh local ingredients with modern culinary interpretations of Mediterranean cuisine. Located in the heart of Beaver Creek Village, alongside the ice rink, Citrea focuses on upscale dining and offers guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in a sophisticated, high-energy setting. With a patio alongside the Beaver Creek Village’s covered ice rink, Citrea is the perfect place to relax and unwind for Après, while soaking in summer sun.
Citrea will open for dinner five nights a week starting May 26, then will be open seven days a week for lunch and dinner starting June 17.
The Ice Cream Parlour: Sweet treats from the Ice Cream Parlour will be available Thursday through Sunday starting June 16. Stop in from your hike or bike ride, or take Village Connect up the hill to get your sugar fix! With nostalgic ice cream novelties like root beer floats, ice cream by the scoop, or signature shakes, this stop is sure to sweeten your day.
Spectacular Mountain Golf Courses
Beaver Creek offers member and guest play on three championship golf courses at Beaver Creek Golf Club and Red Sky Golf Club. For details on both courses visit BeaverCreek.com.
Beaver Creek Golf Club: Beaver Creek Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., is one of the longest-established golf experiences in the Vail Valley and is famously known for its narrow and challenging fairways, as well as unrivaled scenic beauty and direct views of Beaver Creek Resort. The golf course is exclusively available to members and Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead lodging guests. For more details, call 970.754.5775.
Open to all Beaver Creek visitors, Beaver Creek Golf Club also offers delectable culinary offerings at Rendezvous Club, located in the Elkhorn Lodge. Rendezvous Club offers both indoor and alfresco dining, and the creek-side patio is considered by many to be one of the hidden gems in Beaver Creek.
Members and Resort Guests: May 19 – Oct. 8, 2023 (dates are weather dependent)
Red Sky Golf Club: The majestic Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club is home to two championship golf courses designed by Tom Fazio and Greg Norman. Both Red Sky courses are featured annually in America’s Top 100 Courses You Can Play and harness the sweeping grandeur of the dramatic Colorado Rockies. For more details, please visit RedSkyGolfClub.com or call 970.754.8400.
Red Sky Golf Club is an exclusive golf facility designed as a private membership club with limited access offered to guests staying at Vail Resorts’ family of destination lodges and other select hotels. Tom Fazio and Greg Norman have each sculpted a championship, 18-hole course that weaves through 800 acres of historic ranchlands filled with sage, aspen groves and spectacular mountain vistas. Part of the Red Sky Ranch luxury community, Red Sky Golf Club features two Clubhouses, Silver Sage and Summer Thyme Restaurants, two driving ranges and the Red Sky Golf Academy. Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club is located 25 minutes west of Vail, 20 minutes from the Vail/Eagle County airport, and 15 minutes from the base of Beaver Creek Resort.
Members: May 12 – Oct. 15, 2023 (dates are weather dependent)
Resort Guests: May 17 – Oct. 8, 2023 (dates are weather dependent)
More to Explore this Summer at Beaver Creek
Unmatched Summer Day Camps for Kids: Beaver Creek Kids Day Camp offers fun in the mountains with outdoor adventures designed specifically to explore, educate and entertain campers all summer long. Kids Day Camp will be offered weekdays from June 12 to August 25 for children ages 5 – 12. Participants will explore the wonders of Beaver Creek and the Rocky Mountains in a fun-filled, kid-centered environment. Drop your camper off for a day or a full week, and let your child’s outdoor adventures begin. For reservations, please call 970.754.5471.
Explore Beaver Creek on Horseback: Explore Beaver Creek via horseback with the Beaver Creek Stables, which offers one- and two-hour trail rides, as well as three-hour picnic rides and scenic rides to Beaver Lake. Guests ages seven and older are invited to participate. Reservations are recommended and can be made by visiting beavercreekstables.com or calling 970.845.7770.
Getting Around Beaver Creek: Village Connect: Beaver Creek Village Transportation significantly upgraded the transportation services provided to the Beaver Creek community with a new app providing on-demand transportation services under a new name: Village Connect. Village Connect displays real-time arrival information for the on-demand transportation services within the Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead communities. The Village Connect App includes the ability to request a fixed route vehicle stop for guests on demand.