“Events like this are critical for the bottom line - both for the town and for business” - Vail Daily
"We hope that Snowball returns next year and delivers on the reputation it has built as one of Colorado’s premier music events!" - Colorado Music Buzz
"With the impressive turnout and undeniable interest in the second edition of SnowBall, it is safe to say that the festival is quickly becoming a tradition that will continue to put Colorado on the map in the diverse and wild world of electronic music." - Hey Reverb
SnowBall Music Festival is celebrating another successful year after 3 amazing days of music and mountain sports. The festival finished it's second year bigger and better than ever, with over 30,000 people attending. Fans from around the world united to dance the night away to some of their current favorite bands and their soon to be favorite bands, selling out every event the festival had to offer.
The festival was not only a good time for attendees but for the artists as well, many of whom stayed a few extra days after their set to enjoy the festivities. "We played our set and after party on Friday, but ended up staying all the way until Monday morning. We all had a blast", raves Helicopter Showdown.
The Vail Daily reports that many local businesses and vendors were pleased with the good crowds that the festival brought into town. Organizers estimate that the festival brought in approximately 4.8 million dollars in income to the Vail Valley. SnowBall Music Festival may be over for the time being but we look forward to coming together again for what is guaranteed to be an even bigger and better next year!
SnowBall organizers are also proud to announce the festival raised over $8500 for local charities.
Festivals goers had the option to donate to 4 groups when they purchased their tickets. More information below.
Eagle River Youth Coalition
- Through collaboration, outreach, and prevention programs and services, ERYC tackles issues that affect the development of local teens and adolescent youth.
- All Hands Volunteers is a US-based, non-profit organization, that provides hands-on assistance to survivors of natural disasters around the world, with maximum impact and minimum bureaucracy.
Realm of Caring
- Works with children in schools to promote and encouarge music and help foster musical talent.