Festivals and Events
Get into the spirit at Park Hyatt Beaver Creek. Throughout the year, Beaver Creek Resort celebrates the food, wine, art, culture and opening of ski season with exciting events and festivals. Join us for memorable gatherings, including Oktoberfest, Blues, Brews, and BBQ, the Wine and Spirits Festival, Winter Season Opening Day and classical music every summer at the world-famous Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival.
Beaver Creek's annual Oktoberfest is a fun annual event that honors the Bavarian mountain spirit with oom-pah-pah music, fantastic German and import beers, and wunderbar wurst. This fun Labor Day weekend party features Bavarian festivities, delicious food and drink, live music and entertainment and daily costume contests to win prizes.
Winter Season Opening Day
Celebrate the opening of the winter season at Beaver Creek just before Thanksgiving. Opening day festivities include the annual Beaver Creek Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition with hungry skiers munching on warm chocolate chip cookies and voting for their favorite recipe. Join us for the Beaver Creek Tree Lighting Ceremony – a wonderful tradition with music, fireworks and the lighting of the Colorado blue spruce.
Blues, Brews, and BBQ
Kick off summer at the annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival, featuring live blues bands, mouthwatering barbecue by Colorado chefs and thirst-quenching microbrews at the largest Colorado microbrewery beer tasting. The weekend features live blues music on the stage in Beaver Creek Plaza, where BBQ masters compete for bragging rights and prizes.
Wine & Spirits Festival
Feed your senses at the annual Beaver Creek Wine and Spirits Festival sponsored by Wine Spectator Magazine. Hosted at venues around town, this festival features wine and spirit tastings, fun events, entertainment and dynamic wine seminars. Walk-around the Grand Tasting finale, featuring the best wine and spirits, and enjoy seasonal cuisine from talented Beaver Creek chefs.