Pioneer Weekend

We are excited to announce that the VCBA will be sponsoring Pioneer Weekend for the first time ever!

Calling All Vail Pioneers!
Save the Date

Pioneer Weekend 2017
September 22-24
Vail, CO

If you lived in Vail prior to 1983, dust off those cowboy hats, old photos and break out the dancing shoes for a fun-filled weekend of reminiscing and catching up.  We are busy planning a great weekend full of parties and activities.
 We know we might not have everyone’s contact information so please reach out to us if you need to update your information.  And please pass along to anyone who is a Vail Pioneer and might not have received this email.

The Vail Chamber and Business Association is honored to continue this tradition, with the help of Master of Ceremonies – Packy Walker!  We will be sending out a more formal invitation in the upcoming weeks.  It will include the schedule of events, pricing, and lodging discounts with our community partners.

Pioneer Weekend Lineup

Thursday, September 21 – Early Credential Pick Up 3:00 – 5:00 pm at Lionshead Welcome Center in the bottom level of the Lionshead Parking Structure

Friday, September 22 – Early Credential Pick Up 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Lionshead Welcome Center in the bottom level of the Lionshead Parking Structure

  – Welcome Cocktail Party 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Vail Square at Arrabelle in the heart of Lionshead Village.

– Special Concert by Phil Long and Dinner special at Vail Chophouse in Lionshead Village 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Saturday, September 23 – 1960’s Pioneer Breakfast Potluck 9:30 am – 11:00 am at Vendetta’s on Bridge Street.  RSVP to Diana Donovan at dianamdonovan@msn.com or John Kirschner at jkvail@comcast.net . 60’s Pioneers ONLY Please.

      – Special Tour of Betty Ford Alpine Gardens 10:30 am at the Ford Amphitheater.  Space limited to 75 people.  Please RSVP to alisonw@vailchamber.org

      – Nature Center Easy Hike 11:30 am at Ford Park. Space is limited, please RSVP to alisonw@vailchamber.org

– Dinner and Dancing at Dobson Ice Arena 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Sunday, September 24 – Memorial Service and Lunch at Eagle’s Nest Top of Vail Mountain. 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Upload on Lionshead Gondola at 10am.  Receive your gondola ticket and lunch voucher at the base of gondola beginning at 10 am.
All Weekend:
– Vail Golf Course Pioneer Special: $50 round of golf, includes cart.  Call (970) 479-2260 for availability and to make a tee time.
– Epic Discovery Ultimate Adventure Pass for all activities at top of Lionshead Gondola, $80 for adults and kids over 8 years old (retails $94), $47 for the Little Explorer Pass kids age 3-8 years old (retails $54). Please email alisonw@vailchamber.org or call (970) 477-0075 to reserve tickets.
– 25% off Dinner Entrees at Garfinkel’s Restaurant in Lionshead
– Pioneer Weekend Specials at Bart & Yeti’s in Lionshead all weekend.
– Always a Local Pioneer Special at Mountain Cupcakes on Gore Creek Drive, 15% off any purchase.
– $50 off for Vail Pioneers when you purchase over $500 at Nina McLemore Women’s Clothing on Gore Creek Drive.

Welcome back to Vail!


Please feel free to contact us at the below contacts if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing everyone back here in Vail!
VCBA CONTACT INFORMATION
Info@vailchamber.org
or
(970)477-0075

Pioneer Weekend Hotel Deals

  • Evergreen Lodge is pleased to offer guests of the Pioneer Weekend the following discounted hotel room rates:September 22-24, 2017
    Discounted rates starting at $119.00 for 2 queens valleyside!
    Rates do not include tax of 9.8% and hotel’s service fee of $15+tax per night.
    Rates are based on single/double occupancy.
    Rates are subject to change based on availability – BOOK EARLY FOR THE BEST DEAL IN VAIL!Please call reservations at 970.476.7810 to book!


  • The Antlers at Vail is please to offer guest of pioneer weekend the following discounted hotel room rates: September 21st – 25th.Discount rates starting at $144 a night for 1bedroom + bunk!Rates do not include tax per nightGroup Code : Pioneer17

  • The Lodge at Vail is pleased to offer guests of the Pioneer Weekend the following discounted hotel room rates, remember when calling to include the fallowing group code: VG4PIO  (Rates do not include tax per night)
    • ROH Room $199
      Deluxe Room $219
      Luxury Room $255
      Suite $289
      1 Bedroom Condo $315
      2 Bedroom Condo $434
      3 Bedroom Condo $555


  • Austria Haus is pleased to offer guests of the Pioneer Weekend the following discounted hotel room rates, remember when calling to include the fallowing group code: VG4PIO (Rates do not include tax per night)
    • Lupine Room: $179
      Columbine Room : $202
      Larkspur Room : $279


  • The Arrabelle is pleased to offer guests of the Pioneer Weekend the following discounted hotel room rates, remember when calling to include the fallowing group code: AG4PIO (Rates do not include tax per night)
    • ROH Room $297
      Deluxe Room $327
      Premier Room $369
      Junior Suite $439
      1 Bedroom Condo $493
      2 Bedroom Condo $553
      3 Bedroom Condo $672


  • The Ritz is pleased to offer guests of the Pioneer Weekend the following discounted hotel room rates, remember when calling to include the fallowing group code AG4PIO:(Rates do not include tax per night)
    • 2 Bedroom Condo $469
      3 Bedroom Condo $609
      4 Bedroom Condo $809Hotel Gastof GramshammerOffering Vail Pioneer Weekend guests 20% of booking rate for


  • Hotel Gastof Gramshammer if offering Vail Pioneer Weekend guests 20% of booking rate for September 22-24.  Please mention “Vail Pioneer Weekend” when speaking with reservations. Please call (970) 476-5626.

  • Lodge at Lionshead is pleased to offer guests of the Pioneer Weekend the following discounted condo rates. Remember when calling to include the following group code: Pioneer2017 (Rates do not include tax/fees per night)

    • Studio Condo              $166.50
      Studio Loft Condo       $199.80
      1 Bedroom Condo       $229.50
      2 Bedroom Condo       $259.30 – 297.50
      3 Bedroom Condo       $340.00 – 382.50

 


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