ASPEN'S SUMMER EVENTS
FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen (JUNE)
The Aspen Food & Wine Classic is one of the nation's most prestigious epicurean events. Culinary stars show their passion for food, wine and entertaining. More than 300 Vintners pour premium wines complimented by specialty foods from around the world. Join leading chefs including Mario Batali, Jacques Pépin, and noted wine authorities such as Joshua Wesson for three inspiring days of wine tastings, cooking demonstrations and special events.
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Aspen celebrates Independence Day with a whimsical twist. Each year, approximately 20,000 local residents and visitors come together to honor the nation's birthday in true American style. Festivities include a parade, U.S. Airforce flyby, concerts, a kid's bicycle rodeo, and spectacular fireworks over Aspen Mountain.
Aspen Arts Festival (JULY)
Aspen Chamber Resort Association is proud to join Howard Alan Events in hosting the Aspen Arts Festival. Aspen's spectacular mountain setting provides a wonderful "open art gallery" to over 170 exhibitors offering jewelry, pottery, sculpture, glass, ceramics, paintings, prints...and more!
US Pro Cycling Challenge (AUGUST)
The US Pro Cycling Challenge brings the world's finest cycling champions to the United States for this 7 day tour of theState of Colorado. With over 1 million spectators in its inaugural year in 2011, this year's races are sure to be popular.