2 Do: Our picks for top activities in the Vail Valley today
1. Watch the fireworks over Nottingham Lake — The 28th annual “FirstBankSalute to the USA” will be held in Harry A. Nottingham Park in Avon tonight. New this year, families will delight in live performance art to include stilt walkers, fire jugglers, magicians, clowns, live statues and much more. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. with the fireworks beginning at 9:45 p.m. Parking is extremely limited so plan to walk, ride a bike or use public transportation.
2. Check out the Beaver Creek Rodeo — Dust off your cowboy boots and tack on some spurs for the 13th Annual Beaver Creek Rodeo Series, featuring a full line up of classic rodeo events – Bareback & Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Barrel Racing and of course, Bull Riding! Gates open at 5 p.m., the Rodeo Grounds are located in Avon behind Chapel Square.