Merchant Boarding Pass

Merchant Boarding Pass Promotion

Checking out cool art and design is just the beginning. New this year, redeem great discounts on food and gifts by using your festival boarding pass. 

In addition, be eligible to win an all expenses paid trip for two to Dallas, TX for to attend the Fort Worth Arts Festival, including lodging and airfare.  

How it works:

  • Pick up your free “Boarding Pass” upon festival entry
  • Visit emerging artist booths and participating retail/restaurant merchants to collect an autograph
  • Boarding pass allows guest to be eligible discounts on merchandise/food/drinks from local vendors
  • Contestants with a full set of autographs on their boarding pass are eligible for the grand prize drawing
  • 10 candidates will then be chosen to participate in a competition to determine who wins the prize package to Dallas*

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Co-branded passports with logo and promotional information
  • One (1) Print ad in Vail Daily to advertise promotion
  • Logo on Vail Arts Festival website (
  • Five (5) On-site audio mentions (directing people to passport pick-up/redemption locations
  • Two (2) On –air radio mentions
  • Competition details TBD – pending approval by festival organizers
  • Monster Mural Sponsorship
  • Artist Meet & Greet / Happy Hour Sponsorship
  • Hospitality Sponsorship

2022 Details

Dates & Times:

  • Friday, June 17th, 2021
    (9:30AM – 6PM)
  • Saturday, June 18th, 2021
    (9:30AM – 6PM)
  • Sunday, June 19th, 2021
    (9:30AM – 4PM)


Beautiful Vail, Colorado:

  • Lionshead Mall
  • Arrabelle at Vail Square

What To Expect:

A three-day outdoor celebration of visual arts:

  • Over 60 artists showcasing digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics and print making, metal works, wood, mixed media, ceramics, paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, and fashion
  • Emerging Artists Program
  • Children’s “Creative Kingdom” art activity area
  • Lionshead merchant specials and promotions

Artist Participation:

Explore Our Artists...

Get to know the more than 60 artists scheduled to be at the event.

This year’s Vail Art festival will feature over 60 artists from 22 states, exhibiting art in 13 different mediums from paintings, to metalworks, to Jewelery & glass art. A great event for the whole family!

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