SpringFest Kicks Off this Weekend at Beaver Creek through April 6

14 March 2013
Beaver Creek, Colo. March 12, 2013 –SpringFest at Beaver Creek kicks off this Saturday, March 16, offering families with kids of all ages a variety of fun entertainment in the afternoons through April 6. After soaking up the beautiful spring ski days at Beaver Creek, SpringFest swings into action providing scheduled activities for kids and teens. With St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, a “country fair” themed weekend, an Easter Egg Hunt and more, there is something for everyone in the family.
On Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, the McTeggart Irish Dance Academy will perform their impressive Irish jigs in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t miss these champion dancers as they perform their high-energy dances to traditional Irish music in the Beaver Creek Plaza beginning at 3:30 p.m. both days.
There are activities in the village each day during SpringFest including Disco Skate Night on Mondays where you can rock those bell bottom pants and big hair while skating the night away to classic 70s tunes. Don’t miss a special free preview of Jason Bishop, Master Illusionist on the Plaza Stage at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19th. Also on Monday, teens can partake in a twilight snowshoe and pizza party. For a full list of events, visit www.beavercreek.com/teens.
Week two of spring festivities starts off with a weekend of “country fair” themed events. Saturday, March 23, features contests, the Family FunFest Carnival and a baton twirling performance from Colorado Twirls. The fun continues on Sunday with the amazing “Top Hogs” show, followed by a Lawn Chair Drill Team performance. The “Top Hogs” are trained hogs who have been featured on television shows from David Letterman to the Animal Planet. Don’t miss these local Colorado pigs as they perform tricks and stunts in the Beaver Creek Plaza on Sunday, March 24th at 3:30p.m.

Make your spring vacation one to remember with an open-air sleigh ride to Beano’s or Zach’s Cabins for a unique dining experience and book your vacation now to be sure to take advantage of the Ski Free Stay Free offer where if you buy three nights of lodging and three days of lift tickets, the fourth night and lift ticket are on us. 2013-2014 Epic Pass sales are underway and now is the time to take advantage of the best guaranteed price through April 14, 2013.

For more information about springtime events, family activities, spring packages and Epic Pass sales, go to www.beavercreek.com. For SpringFest schedule information call the Beaver Creek Information Center at (970) 754-4636.
For the latest schedule of SpringFest activities visit www.beavercreek.com


Media Contact:
Jen Brown, jbrown@vailresorts.com, (970) 754-5292
Julia Littman, jlittman@vailresorts.com, (970) 754-5169

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.


Julia Littman

Email: jlittman@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 754-5169
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