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Vail Holidaze returns with annual tree lighting and more

December 1, 2014, 9:55 am

Vail Holidaze returns and kicks off Sunday, Dec. 21 with Vail’s Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by Alpine Bank followed by the Lantern Walk at 5 p.m. at Slifer Plaza, Vail Village.

vail tree lightingThis family holiday celebration, with a short holiday stage program, will include live a cappella entertainment, appearances by the Mayor of Vail, special guests and of course the lighting of Vail’s holiday tree by the Covered Bridge in Vail Village. New this year, the tree lighting ceremony will be followed by the integration of a community wide public art project which will take place with the illumination of handmade paper lanterns at the tree lighting followed by a family lantern walk up Bridge Street to Mountain Plaza. LED batteries will be provided courtesy of Art in Public Places and Doe Browning. Complimentary hot chocolate will be served, at Vail’s Tree Lighting Ceremony as guests enjoy and ring in the holiday season.

For more information on Vail Holidaze, including event schedule, visit www.vailholidaze.com. For information on all activities in the Town of Vail throughout the holiday season, visit www.vailgov.com.

Vail Holidaze is presented by the Town of Vail and Alpine Bank.

 Sunday, Dec. 21

5 p.m.                                          

Vail’s Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by Alpine Bank

Followed by the Lantern Walk

Slifer Plaza by the Covered Bridge

Wednesday, Dec. 31

6:15 p.m.                                      

Torchlight Parade & Fireworks, Golden Peak

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