Mardi Gras Celebrations

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Mardi Gras, or as some may know it as Fat Tuesday, is the annual Carnival celebration that is known worldwide. The following day is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, which is a 40 day period when Christians give up something enjoyable until Easter. Even though Mardi Gras started because of Lent traditions, it has since…
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How to Prepare For Spring Break

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Heading up to the mountains for a spring skiing vacation? Good choice! Spring skiing consists of some epic fun in the sun; below you’ll find some great local knowledge to make it the perfect getaway. Where to stay: First and foremost, finding the best lodging to fit your groups needs are very important. Planning ahead…
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CarniVAIL

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Mardi Gras, literally translated to mean “Fat Tuesday”, represents eating fattier foods the night before Lenten season. In the United States, the cultural festival includes wearing masks, costumes, dancing, parades, music, and beads. But here at 8,150 feet, New Orleans meets Vail in a Mardi Gras fusion of snow, skis, and snowboards. Throw on the…
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Snow Sculpture Championships

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Snow carving is an art that dates back to the mid-1960’s. Every January, professional snow sculptors travel from around the world to participate in the annual International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge. The competition is comprised of 16 hand-chosen teams, 4 artists per team. These teams will work day and night from January 26th through…
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Best Vail Apres Ski Deals

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If you’ve just arrived via our Vail airport shuttle, you are near one of the largest ski mountains in North America and, truly, “like nothing on Earth”, then be sure to try out our locals-approved list of the best deals in Vailfor tasty eats and good drinks for Vail Apres Ski after carving up the mountain…
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Ullr Fest

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If you happen to be in the town of Breckenridge during the week of January 13th-16th, then come join in celebrating the 53rd year of Ullr Fest! This is an event where more than 12,000 participants come to show appreciation to the snow god. All around town you will find fun filled events, from the World’s Longest Shot Ski to watching those willing souls plunge into a frozen…
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