Final Vail community picnic is Tuesday at Donovan Pavilion

The town of Vail will host a community picnic Aug. 9 at Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail.
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The Town of Vail will host its remaining neighborhood picnic of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town.

The picnics provide community members with an opportunity to offer comments and suggestions about various topics and to meet members of the Vail Town Council and town staff. Information on various town initiatives will also be available, including:

  • Kickoff of GO Vail 2045 – Vail’s Mobility & Transportation Master Plan
  • Shift Bike – new e-bike share program
  • Wildfire Preparedness – how to Fund your Fire Free Five defensible space or arrange for free on-site labor from Vail’s firefighters
  • Steward Vail – updates on Vail’s Destination Stewardship planning process
  • Curbside compost program and business compost pilot program
  • Project Re-Wild – a Restore the Gore initiative
  • Energy Smart Colorado – incentives for residents
  • eResources from Vail Public Library – downloadable books, music, video and audio, plus online databases
  • Dismount zones in Vail Village – where to walk your wheels
  • Latest updates on changes to short-term rental regulations

This is the 22nd year for the picnics. In addition to the neighborhood gatherings, citizens are encouraged to share their ideas, concerns and suggestions at any time by emailing the Town Council at Also, the town’s website at includes information on town topics and projects as well as e-mail links and phone numbers for all departments, plus links to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more information, contact the town’s communications department at 970-479-2115.

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