Beaver Creek, Colo., June 24, 2009 — Celebrate Independence Day in the mountains with two free performances on the Beaver Creek back lawn next to the Centennial Express Lift. First enjoy a performance by Alto Reed’s Blues Entourage featuring Alto Reed from The Bob Seger Band and George Terry, the guitarist for Eric Clapton followed by the legendary Neville Brothers. Don’t miss the best dinner deal in town with a full meal from the Park Hyatt for only $5. Bring the whole family and enjoy the outdoors with live music, picnic delights and of course fireworks for an evening of stars, stripes and fun.
Beaver Creek Free Concerts and Fireworks
Alto Reed’s Blues Entourage takes the outdoor stage from 6-7:30 p.m. on July 4 and the Neville Brothers concert begins at 7:45 p.m. A fireworks display over Beaver Creek Mountain follows at 9:15 p.m. All performances take place on the Beaver Creek lawn, next to the base of the Centennial Express Lift (#6). Enjoy a lawn picnic courtesy of the Park Hyatt for only $5 with additional beverages available for purchase.
Beano’s Cabin Fourth of July Clam Bake and Barbecue
Experience a New England beach side tradition high on Beaver Creek Mountain at the 17th annual Beano's Cabin Fourth of July Clam Bake and Barbecue from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on July 4. Enjoy a buffet of seafood and barbecue fare plus a variety of salads and desserts. Mac and cheese and chicken fingers will be offered for the little ones. Live music and lawn games are offered for kids and adults. Cost is $55 for adults and $25 for children ages 6-12 and kids 5 and under dine for free. Reservations are required. Call (970) 754-3463.
Avon’s Salute to the USA and Fireworks
On July 3, head to the Town of Avon for the largest fireworks display in the Colorado Rockies as more than 10,000 shells explode in the sky above Nottingham Lake. Avon’s famous Salute to the USA celebration also offers live music, food and craft vendors, a beer garden and a family zone beginning at 5 p.m. This annual hallmark event draws 20,000 spectators and the 9:45 p.m. fireworks display is set to a musical score and is broadcast across the valley. Admission is free. Visit www.avon.org
Beaver Creek Rodeo
On July 2, begin your Fourth of July celebration at the Beaver Creek Rodeo Series where bull riding, calf roping, and barrel racing offer non stop action at this traditional ski town rodeo. Kids love the pony rides, face painting and mutton bustin’. Food lovers can enjoy Western barbecue and offerings from other local restaurants including Dusty Boot, Fiesta Jalisco, Moe’s Barbecue, Occasionally Keegan, Rimini and many more. Kids 12 and under receive free admission.
Beaver Creek My Way
Experience Beaver Creek your way this summer with the My Way package. It includes up to 30 percent off of lodging and 20 percent off of activities for the entire family. Book online at Beavercreek.com/my way or call (888) 605-7579.
For more information on activities or lodging in Beaver Creek, visit www.beavercreek.com
or call (970) 845-9090.