Celebrate Independence Day with Summer Jams at Beaver Creek featuring Multi-Platinum Country Star Jerrod Niemann

10 June 2016
Beaver Creek, Colo., June 13, 2016 – This year’s annual Independence Day celebration in Beaver Creek will be full of energy from 12 p.m. through the evening, on Monday, July 4. Four musical acts including country star Jerrod Niemann will take the stage. The Stars, Stripes & Slides festivities will include inflatable castles and slides for kids, and food and drinks will fill the appetites for friends and families alike before the big nighttime fireworks display.
Once noon hits, the gates are open for Stars, Stripes & Slides where games, free slides, bounce houses, face painting, Arts & Crafts and more are available until 5 p.m. on the grass by Centennial Express Lift. Colorado native Tyller Gummersall takes the stage at 2 p.m., enticing the group with tracks from his new album “Long Ride Home,” and hometown inspired anthems such as “Colorado Rain.” Enjoy “The Good Life” with Oregon’s Jackson Michelson, taking the stage at 4 p.m. for a delectable mix of feel-good tunes with a bit of Southern twang. Redhead Express, a four sister group from Alaska, performs at 6 p.m. Captivating crowds with their fiery melodies of fiddle, banjo, mandolin, and bass, the sisters deliver raw, beautiful harmonies in “Roots” that speak to the country-lovers’ soul.
Jerrod Niemann takes the stage at 8 p.m. There is hardly a country performer as fun and energetic on stage as Jerrod Niemann, a Kansas native with chart-topping summer jams such as “Lover, Lover,” “Drink to That All Night,” and “Blue Bandana.” In addition to writing tracks of his own, Niemann has written numerous songs for Garth Brooks. With feel-good country tunes, Niemann often brings crowds to their feet, clapping along to the catchy beats. To end the night, a fireworks display will light up the sky at 9:30 p.m.
Beano's Cabin 23rd Annual July 4th Clambake
Enjoy a mid-mountain BBQ and seafood buffet with live entertainment, lawn games for all ages, and spectacular mountain views before enjoying the evening's festivities. Shuttles will be running continuously from 11am - 1:30pm, with the last download at 4pm.
Reservations are required. Please contact Beano's Cabin to secure seating at (970) 754-3463
Adults: $75
Children (6-12yrs): $30
Youth (5yrs and under): Complimentary
Kid’s Zones - All Day Long!
Stars, Stripes & Slides is located on the back lawn in front of the Beaver Creek Chophouse and will be open on Monday July 4 from 12:00pm-5:00pm.  Bouncy castles, obstacle courses, giant slides and many more; there will be inflatables for the tots too! These are free to the public, but please make sure Mom or Dad accompany the kids – waivers are required.
The Independence Day Celebration doesn’t end there –another Kid’s Zone will be open from 12:00pm-8:00pm just off the main plaza, at the top of the main water fountain in front of Ford Hall.  The Kid’s Zone will include carnival games, face painting, arts and crafts, and Tumble Bubbles. All activities in this zone are free, with the exception of Tumble Bubbles. Walk on water in one of the hamster balls for $10 per ride.
If you’re looking for activities for the young ones prior to 12:00pm on the 4th, the Summer Adventure Center is open from 9:30am-8:00pm, and their paid activities include: Gem Panning, Ropes Course, Bungee Trampolines, Climbing Wall, and Mini Golf. These activities will require an additional waiver signed by Mom and Dad. For more information on tickets for these activities, visit the Summer Adventure Center located at the top of the escalators by Starbucks – or call (970)754-5200.
Live Music & Yoga & Movies
Don’t miss the week’s list of activities starting with Movies Under the Stars on Tuesday, July 5, followed by the Beaver Creek Music Experience concert series presented by Alpine Bank and free outdoor yoga on Wednesday, July 6. Free outdoor yoga by the Club at Allegria Spa will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Centennial Park, located at the base of the Buckaroo Express Gondola. It’s recommended to bring your own yoga mat, but a limited number of mats will be provided. Starting at 5 p.m., the concert gates open at Creekside Park and free music will play from 6 to 7:15 p.m. featuring Motherfolk, an upbeat musical fusion of indie rock and folk. Their charismatic stage presence and catchy vocal melodies draw the crowd in to feel the band’s raw emotion. Guests can bring lawn chairs and blankets to set out on the grass, with food and beverage available for purchase. Outside alcohol is not permitted.
Saddle Up for Beaver Creek Rodeo
On Thursday, July 7, the Beaver Creek Rodeo Series presented by The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain, will excite the night at the Rodeo Grounds in Avon. Free shuttle service will be available from Beaver Creek as well as The Westin Riverfront through Beaver Creek’s Dial-a-Ride service. Rodeo gates open at 5 p.m. where tickets will be sold onsite. Tickets can also be purchased in advance at the Beaver Creek Summer Adventure Center in Beaver Creek Village or online. For more information and to buy tickets, please call (970) 754-4636 or purchase tickets online.  
Beaver Creek’s summertime activities will also be available throughout the week and weekend including Beaver Creek Hiking Center guided hikes and rental equipment, scenic chairlift rides on Centennial Express combination lift and lunch at Spruce Saddle, horseback ridinggolf at Beaver Creek Golf Club and Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club, Kids’ Day Camp, guided fly fishing, bike rentals, Kids’ Adventure Activities like the climbing wall, mini golf, bungee trampoline, ice skating and more.

For more information on the Independence Day celebration in Beaver Creek and other summer events and activities, visit www.BeaverCreek.com or call the Beaver Creek Information Center at (970) 754-4636. 
Beaver Creek Independence Day photos can be downloaded here
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development 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



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