Spring is slowly moving in and there are lots of events happening to help you get outside and enjoy the world! Check out all the great events happening around Colorado this April.


April Event CalendarSpring Fever, March 17-April 14

In celebration of great spring snow and gorgeous blue bird ski days, guests will find lots of fun events all over town including special events and great deals. During this time the Five Peaks Mountaineering race will take place. This competition is very unique and should not be missed.

Breck Ascent Series, April 10

Watch or compete as competitors take on a different kind of mountaineering challenge. The race consists of climbing all four peaks at the resort and then skiing or boarding down to the finish.


Bud Light Rocks the Boat, Jan 12-April 14

The Steamboat Ski Resort will once again be holding its exciting event “The Bud Light Rocks the Boat Free Music Series.” Returning for its 14th season and offering an eclectic mix of top musical performers of everything from bluegrass to rock and roll. Past free concerts include Ozomatli, North Mississippi All Stars, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Concerts will be held on Jan. 12, Feb. 12, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6 & 14, 2013

Springlicious Festival, April 15

The Springalicious Festival in Steamboat is holding its own signature “Splashdown Pond Skimming Competition” . Steamboats bravest and maybe craziest skiers and riders will attempt to cross an ice cold pond at the bottom of the mountain. This will be the last day of the season so come out to Steamboat and have a blast!


Rockies Opening Day, April 5

For all of our baseball fans, the long cold winter is ending and the Colorado Rockies Home opener is taking place on April 5th. Don’t miss the exciting home opener as the Rockies square off against the San Diego Padres.

Copper Mountain

April Event CalendarUSASA Nationals, March 29-April 10

The 2013 USASA National is taking place at Copper mountain ski resort. This is the largest ski and snowboard event on earth. The top regional athletes are all invited to compete for the chance to be crowned national champions. Full event schedule.

Sunsation, April 13-14

Copper celebrates spring with free music! Wrap up the ski season with a free outdoor concert series with headliners Matt & Kim and Ozomatli plus a number of other fun opening act.  Round out the fun with RedBull Supersoakers – a cross between a rail jam and pond skimming!

Winter Park

Springtopia, April 20-21

The last weekend to ski and ride will be celebrated with musical artists Julian Marley and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe.  With one of the latest closing dates in Colorado, Winter Park will be a great place to catch some turns, rays, and music.

So many great Colorado winter activities (and spring activities) available! Wondering what’s going on at AVA?  Our zipline trips in Idaho Springs are in full swing every Saturday and Sunday, and we’re gearing up for the start Clear Creek rafting trips and Arkansas River white water rafting trips on May 3rd.