Vail’s 2015 event spending: $1 million

By scott miller

VAIL — From bluegrass in Lionshead to youth soccer in Ford Park and everywhere in between, events have over the past few years become a crucial part of the resort economy. Vail in 2015 will spend just more than $1 million to support and grow those events. The Vail Commission on Special Events every year receives requests from promoters who want to bring events to Vail. Some turn into long-running staples on the calendar. Some events come and go — who remembers the Vail Soul Music Festival? In a recent presentation to the Vail Town Council, commission chairman Barry Davis …

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