Vail Cascade Celebrates Vail’s 50th Birthday with $0.50 Nightly Rate

Birthday wishes are typically set aside for the birthday person, but this winter, Vail Cascade hotel is making birthday wishes a communal experience since Vail would not be the world-class resort it is today without the people. With Vail Cascade Resort’s Happy Birthday Vail winter promotion, guests that book a four-night stay in any type of room can add a fifth night for only $0.50.

During the 2012/2013 ski season, Vail will host a myriad of special events and activities to commemorate this grand milestone. From a US Ski Team ceremony on Nov. 15 and a public birthday bash with fireworks and concerts on Dec. 15 to special 50th anniversary Snow Daze celebrations on Dec. 10-16 and National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in spring 2013, Vail will provide visitors endless opportunities to be part of the celebration. In addition to the festivities, Vail will also showcase its highly-anticipated, new gondola, a 10-passenger cabin with heated, cushioned seats and Wi-Fi access for guests. With a speed of 1,200 feet per minute, the gondola will be the fastest gondola of its type in the world.

During this celebratory year, Vail Cascade Resort, a Colorado family resort, will provide the ideal mountain resort for guests looking to create milestone memories of their own. Below is a summary of hotel programs and signature services available during the 2012/2013 winter season at this resort in Vail.

1. Cascade Ski-in/Ski-out Touch: Vail Cascade Resort is Vail’s only AAA Four Diamond ski-in/ski-out mountain resort offering guests convenient lift access mere steps from the hotel. Boasting the shortest lift lines in Vail, guests can ride the Cascade Village Lift #20 to the Pride Express Lift and take that to the top of Vail Mountain in approximately 10-15 minutes.

2. Cascade Christmas: Vail Cascade luxury resort will host its 15th Annual Cascade Christmas celebration, an 11day on-site holiday guest program that features an assortment of scheduled activities, including gingerbread making sessions, magic shows and ornament decorating. Additionally, this year Vail Cascade Resort welcomes the return of Santa’s reindeers to the hotel giving children the opportunity to touch and ride Santa’s famous sleigh pullers. Cascade Christmas runs Dec. 21, 2012 – Jan. 1, 2013 and includes free and moderately-priced activities.

3. Holiday Happy Hour: Enjoy the beauty of sunny, snowy days sitting around Vail Cascade Resort’s artisan firewall toasting s’mores and sipping hot chocolate. Each Friday and Saturday night, guests can enjoy complimentary treats fireside while they take in views of Gore Creek and Vail Mountain. Also, from Dec. 24 – Dec. 31, guests can enjoy complimentary hot cider and cookies every day from 4-6pm.

Learn more about Vail's 50th anniversary and check out some old classic ski footage.

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