• Weekender Package
    Weekender Package
    June 16 & 17 | $110
  • Brewer’s Luncheon
    Brewer’s Luncheon
    June 16 | 1:00pm | $65
  • Classic Kickoff Celebration
    Classic Kickoff Celebration
    June 16 | 6:00pm | $75
  • Pretty Fly For A Pint Guy
    Pretty Fly For A Pint Guy
    June 17 | 8:00am | SOLD OUT
  • Hike & Hops
    Hike & Hops
    June 17 | 9:00am | SOLD OUT
  • Bikes & Barley – Road Ride
    Bikes & Barley – Road Ride
    June 17 | 9:00am | SOLD OUT
  • Bikes & Barley – Mountain Ride
    Bikes & Barley – Mountain Ride
    June 17 | 9:00am | $55
  • Barrels of Bliss
    Barrels of Bliss
    June 17 |12:00pm | $65
  • VIP Toast of Vail
    VIP Toast of Vail
    June 17 | 2:00pm | $85
  • Toast of Vail
    Toast of Vail
    June 17 | 3:00pm | $60
  • Pop Up Seminar: Owners, Founders and Presidents
    Pop Up Seminar: Owners, Founders and Presidents
    at Toast of Vail
  • Pop Up Seminar: Barrel Aging
    Pop Up Seminar: Barrel Aging
    at Toast of Vail
  • Pop Up Seminar: Grapes vs. Grains
    Pop Up Seminar: Grapes vs. Grains
    at Toast of Vail
  • FREE Concert
    FREE Concert
    June 17 | 7:00pm
  • Nama’stay for a beer
    Nama’stay for a beer
    June 18 | 10:00am | $30
  • Father’s Day Beerunch
    Father’s Day Beerunch
    June 18 | 10:00am | $44
Weekender Package
June 16 & 17 | $110

Price: $110

More Info: Age 21+ | Classic Kickoff | Toast of Vail

Get the most out of your Vail experience with the tickets to the two biggest tastings of the weekend. Friday night explore Colorado’s best beers and finest BBQ from the top of the mountain. Saturday afternoon expand your palate with beers from coast to coast and a diverse selection of Vail’s restaurants. You know you can’t pick one or the other, so we’ll save you a few bucks.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Brewer’s Luncheon
June 16 | 1:00pm | $65

Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Price: $65
Location: Ludwig’s at Sonnenalp

More Info: Paired Lunch | Beers from Bonfire Brewing

A celebration of culinary excellence and specialty craft beer. Sonnenalp’s signature restaurant Ludwig’s will showcase an incredible rustic and bold menu paired with unique craft beer selections by Bonfire Brewing. Come experience the passion and talent of Ludwig’s Executive Chef. Bonfire’s Yeast Overlord, Adam Bailey will be speaking with Chef on what makes these pairings so seamless and approachable.

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All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. Must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Classic Kickoff Celebration
June 16 | 6:00pm | $75

Time: 6:00-9:00pm
Price: $75
Location: Top of the mountain at Eagle’s Nest

More Info: Age 21+ | Indoor/Outdoor | Colorado Beer | Spirits & Wine | BBQ

Join us at the kickoff to the Vail Craft Beer Classic, arguably one of the highest altitude tastings in the country! Explore the world of craft beer and barbecue as the talented chefs of Vail Resorts show off their grilling skills. Presented by the Colorado Brewer’s Guild, this tasting exclusively features the breweries of our great state. Colorado’s best will be toasting with their favorites – from lagers to IPAs to pale ales as the sun sets over the mountains. If you’re a beer lover you don’t want to miss this celebration of Colorado beers and the people who make them. Attendance is limited as this is your chance to get up close and personal with the folks who make these exceptional beers.

Check-in for the Kickoff Classic will open one hour in advance of the event (5:00pm). There will be a tent adjacent to the Gondola 19 entrance for patrons to pick up their sampling glass and wristband. Patrons may board the gondola starting at 5:30pm; please allow up to 15 minutes for the gondola ride to Eagle’s Nest. The gondola ride is included in your ticket admission and will be running through the duration of the event for Classic patrons only.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Pretty Fly For A Pint Guy
June 17 | 8:00am | SOLD OUT

Time: 8am-1pm
Price: SOLD OUT
Location: Vail Valley Anglers

More Info: Age 21+ | Beer from Elevation Beer Co. | Gourmet Picnic Lunch | Fly Fishing

A fly-fisherman’s paradise, you’ll find the Eagle River supports an abundance of rainbow and brown trout. Whether you’re casting for the very first time or matching the hatch in early morning solitude, this unique seminar brings you the best in private guided fly fishing, scenery, and of course, beer. Join Elevation Beer Company as you venture out to the Eagle River in what promises to be a memorable experience. After the lines have cast, enjoy a gourmet picnic and beers from Elevation Beer Company. If you enjoy fly-fishing or have always wanted to try your hand at hooking a big one, you won’t want to miss this exclusive outdoor experience.

Patrons will meet at 7:45am at Vail Valley Anglers. Guides, gear, and fishing licenses will be provided by Vail Valley Anglers. Picnic lunch will take place after fly fishing. Please allow ample time for this seminar – approx. (8am – 1pm). This guided seminar is limited to the first 12 people who register.

Mother Nature Disclaimer: This event will occur, rain or shine. However, in the unlikely event that summer temperatures are very high, and precipitation is very low, in order to protect the wildlife and river preservation, this seminar will be cancelled/refunded or rescheduled.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Hike & Hops
June 17 | 9:00am | SOLD OUT

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Price: SOLD OUT
Location: Vail Chophouse

More Info: Age 21+ | Beer from Horse & Dragon Brewing | Lunch | Hike

Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails for this energizing and enjoyable trek, offering gorgeous views of the Gore Range, wildflowers, and maybe some furry critters. Guided by Vail Mountain Rescue Group, this hike will elevate your energy while Horse & Dragon Brewery shows you native CO plants that they’ve used in their brews! Following the hike, enjoy a masterfully paired lunch from Executive Chef Ryan DeBoard at Vail Chophouse and Head Brewer Linsey Cornish from Horse & Dragon Brewing – a picture perfect afternoon in the Colorado sunshine!
Geared for the beginner/intermediate level, this hike is approximately 3 miles long. Please allow up to 3 hours for the hike and lunch. Hikers will meet at the base of Eagle Bahn Gondola 19 at 9:00am, and then it’s time to hit the trails! Limited space, as we want you to enjoy the hike without a crowd.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Bikes & Barley – Road Ride
June 17 | 9:00am | SOLD OUT

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Price: SOLD OUT
Location: Evergreen Lodge

More Info: Age 21+ | Beer from Boulder Beer | Lunch | Road Bike

Only the Vail Craft Beer Classic combines your love for road biking with food and beer! Enjoy an exhilarating 25-mile pedal up to Vail pass, with your tour guides from the Vail Valley Mountain Bike Association and President of Boulder Beer, Jeff Brown. Take in the magnificent scenic views of the valley before taking a breathtaking descent back down where your well earned beer awaits. Once you dismount, indulge in a delicious lunch on Evergreen Lodge’s outdoor deck, because of course, beer tastes better outside. Don’t think you burned those calories for nothing… our friends from Boulder Beer. will quench your thirst with a variety of beers from their stash.

This ride does not include equipment rental, please bring your own bike, helmet etc. We’re happy to recommend rental shops for you!

 

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Mother Nature Disclaimer: Ride may be weather dependent if conditions are unsafe for our riders. Lunch pairing portion of the event will happen rain or shine.  

Bikes & Barley – Mountain Ride
June 17 | 9:00am | $55

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Price: $55
Location: Evergreen Lodge

More Info: Age 21+ | Beer from Odell Brewing Co. | Lunch | Mountain Bike

Jump on and clip-in for this unique event that combines two of Vail’s best world-class activities, mountain biking and dining! Beginning with a quick trek up Vail mountain, our local ambassadors from the Vail Valley Mountain Bike Association will guide riders through Vail’s vast network of mountain bike trails for a truly scenic ride with panoramic views. This ride’s geared for all ability levels, the trails don’t judge. Following the ride, shed the mud and indulge in a delicious lunch and tasting at Evergreen Lodge with some of the experts from Odell Brewing Co. They’ll be out on the trail with you entertaining their two passions, beer and the great outdoors. Don’t miss out on this unique adventure!

This ride does not include equipment rental, please bring your own bike, helmet etc. We’re happy to recommend rental shops for you!

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Mother Nature Disclaimer: Ride may be weather dependent if conditions are unsafe for our riders. Lunch pairing portion of the event will happen rain or shine.  

Barrels of Bliss
June 17 |12:00pm | $65

Time: Noon-1:30pm
Price: $65
Location: White Bison
More Info: Age 21+ | Beer from Great Divide | Lunch

The best things in life are barrel aged. Explore all the caramel, vanilla and oak aged flavors with the experts from Great Divide Brewing Co and our favorite whiskey partners. The brewers have tapped into their own niche with innovative barrel-aged concoctions from whiskey, to wine, to fruit, the creative possibilities are endless. Sample a selection of Great Divide’s unique barrel-aged beers, like their Jameson collaboration, while enjoying the culinary creations from one of Vail’s finest, White Bison.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

VIP Toast of Vail
June 17 | 2:00pm | $85

Time: 2:00-6:00pm
Price: $85
Location: Solaris Plaza

More Info: Age 21+ | Beer Sampling | Outdoor | Spirits & Wine | Limited Appetizers

Get the VIP treatment and bypass the crowds with early access to the signature event at this year’s Classic! Enjoy some one on one time at your favorite brewery during the extra hour of sampling from select breweries and commemorative pint glass. Extremely limited tickets available for VIP hour.

Check-in for the Toast of Vail will open at 1:00pm. There will be a tent adjacent to Solaris Plaza at the intersection of Meadow Dr. and Willow Bridge Rd. for patrons to pick up their sampling cup and wristband. You must have the appropriate wristband and sampling cup in order to partake in the tasting event.

LIVE MUSIC
3:00pm – Follow the Fox
4:30pm – Matt Rouch & the Noise Upstairs

After the Toast of Vail – Stay for the free concert

6:30pm – Gipsy Moon
8:00pm – Head for the Hills

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Toast of Vail
June 17 | 3:00pm | $60

Time: 3:00-6:00pm
Price: $60
Location: Solaris Plaza and Vail Village

More Info: Age 21+ | Outdoor | Beer | Spirits & Wine | Limited Appetizers

Our biggest tasting of the weekend is anything but traditional. Nestled in the heart of Vail Village enjoy beer samples from coast to coast. Take a break with the brewmasters for a pop-up seminar or seriously rare sample. Vail Village will fill up with breweries from around the country alongside Vail’s best restaurants for an afternoon of bluegrass, and a beer experience like you’ve never had before. Live music continues into the evening with a free concert at Solaris Plaza with Head for the Hills and Gipsy Moon.

Check-in for the Toast of Vail will open at 1:00pm. There will be a tent adjacent to Solaris Plaza at the intersection of Meadow Dr. and Willow Bridge Rd. for patrons to pick up their sampling cup and wristband. You must have the appropriate wristband and sampling cup in order to partake in the tasting event.

LIVE MUSIC
3:00pm – Follow the Fox
4:30pm – Matt Rouch & the Noise Upstairs

After the Toast of Vail – Stay for the free concert

6:30pm – Gipsy Moon
8:00pm – Head for the Hills

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Pop Up Seminar: Owners, Founders and Presidents
at Toast of Vail

Time: 3:00pm
Price: Free with Toast of Vail ticket
Location: Pop Up Seminar tent at Toast of Vail

More Info: 21+ | Panel with Various Breweries

There’s a lot behind the scenes that goes into your beer. Join the owners, founders and presidents of several Colorado breweries to get a peek at the inner workings of making a business in beer.

Moderator: Kyle Clark

Panelists:
Carol & Tim Cochran – Owner/Founders at Horse & Dragon Brewing Company
Jeff Brown – President of Boulder Beer Co.
David Cole – Owner/Founder of Epic Brewing Co.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Pop Up Seminar: Barrel Aging
at Toast of Vail

Time: 4:00pm
Price: Free with Toast of Vail ticket
Location: Pop Up Seminar tent at Toast of Vail

More Info: 21+ | Beer Samples | Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

Join Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project at the Toast of Vail for a pop up seminar on their barrel aging process and you’ll get to try Nightmare on Brett and L’Brett d’Blueberry.

Crooked Stave uses traditional brewing methods to pay homage to the old-world styles that result in flavor profiles of extraordinary complexity. Each Crooked Stave beer is fermented with the wild yeast Brettanomyces, which lends a dry, earthy character, affectionately known as “funk.” Nearly all Crooked Stave beers are conditioned in barrels or oak foeders with a house mixed sour culture, rendering beers with balanced acidity and smooth vinous notes.

Pop Up Seminar: Grapes vs. Grains
at Toast of Vail

Time: 5:00pm
Price: Free with Toast of Vail ticket
Location: Pop Up Seminar tent at Toast of Vail

More Info: 21+ | Beer Samples | Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

This one’s perfect for the couple constantly battling over wine vs. beer. Experience how hops and tannins compete with wine from Winesellers and beer from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company. Did you know if you like Syrah then you’ll most likely like a Porter too? We’ll dive into the world of wine, beer and beer aged in wine barrels – the best of both worlds!

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

FREE Concert
June 17 | 7:00pm

Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Price: Free
Location: Solaris Plaza

More Info:  Bluegrass | Beer | Wine | Cocktails | All ages welcome

Nothing goes better with craft beer than a little bluegrass, we’re not here to argue that. Stay after the Grand Tasting for a free concert at Solaris Plaza.  Gipsy Moon and Head for the Hills will be jamming out and we’ll be serving up adult sized beers. How ‘bout that for an encore!?

LIVE MUSIC
(during Toast of Vail, concert free to public)
3:00pm – Follow the Fox
4:30pm – Matt Rouch & the Noise Upstairs

After the Toast of Vail – Stay for more music!

6:30pm – Gipsy Moon
8:00pm – Head for the Hills

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. Must show valid photo ID at bars. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Nama’stay for a beer
June 18 | 10:00am | $30

Time: 10:00am-11:30am
Price: $30
Location: Ford Park

More Info: Age 21+ | Yoga | Beer | Outdoor

Join us for an invigorating outdoor yoga practice with Beer Yoga, led by Brooke Larson. This flow-style class will get your heart pumping and muscles stimulated while you enjoy the sunshine and fresh air at 8,000ft!  All levels are welcome, no previous yoga experience necessary. Following the yoga session, we’ll treat you to a well deserved beer or two at Vail Brewing Company. Please come prepared with a yoga mat, water and sunscreen.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. No one under 21 will be admitted, must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.

Father’s Day Beerunch
June 18 | 10:00am | $44

Time: 10:00am
Price: Kids 14 and under $22, Adults $44
Location: Swiss Chalet Sonnenalp

More Info: Kids Allowed (with Dad’s permission)| Beer & Cocktails | Brunch

A special gathering celebrating Father’s Day! Treat dear ol’ Dad to a delicious brunch complemented with a selection of breakfast beers, beermosas, Titos Bloody Marys and breathtaking mountain scenery. This is Dad’s day so what better way to celebrate than with beer and bacon. Pajamas optional.

All events, prices, personalities, performances, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. Must show valid photo ID. The Classic urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.