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Upcoming Winter Arts & Culture Events in Aspen


Even if you don’t enjoy skiing or snowboarding, you will find ample opportunities for fun with Aspen’s diverse winter events lineup. Don’t miss these top arts and culture events in Aspen this winter:

Chair 9 Opening Party, December 9

Aspen's Top Winter Sporting Events



With plenty of sunshine, bluebird skies and oodles of fresh, dry powder, Aspen is a snow sports paradise for skiers and snowboarders. But the fun extends beyond the great terrain. Here are the top winter sporting events to add to your calendar this season:

Thanksjibbing, November 24

What to do in Aspen this Halloween

Halloween in Aspen offers several diverse opportunities for all ages. From live music and costume contests to arts and crafts and kid-friendly festivities, there is something spooktacular for everyone to enjoy on All Hallows' Eve.



Scenic Fall Biking Trails in Aspen

As the temperature drops and the quaking aspen change from green to saturated golds and oranges, local pedal pushers know there is no better season for mountain biking in Aspen. From technical singletrack to paved roads with breathtaking views, options abound for every two-wheeled enthusiast. Grab your favorite jacket and head out on these picturesque trails this October.


How to View Fall Foliage in Aspen

Around mid-September as hot summer days shift to shorter autumn days and cooler evenings, the quaking aspens all around Aspen begin their transition from green to gold and fill the entire region with a bright and colorful glow. These vivid aspens juxtaposed with dark green conifer trees and deep blue Colorado skies, are a spectacle worth traveling for.

Fall 2017 Events in Aspen

Autumn may be one of Aspen’s shortest seasons, but that doesn’t mean it is lacking in excitement. Experience autumn in Aspen with these remarkable events.

1. Aspen Saturday Market – Saturdays through October 7
Open from 8am-3pm the market offers Colorado grown produce, crafts, live music, a food court and more.

Budget-Friendly Outdoor Activities in Aspen

Once you have acquainted yourself with Aspen’s abundant cultural offerings, you’ll want to get outside and explore! Take a look at some of our favorite outdoor activities for the budget-minded traveler to Aspen.


1. Take a Hike

Budget-Friendly Cultural Activities in Aspen

Aspen, Colorado is known internationally as a hub for the rich and the famous, full of glitz and glamour and costly experiences, but our beautiful mountain town offers so much more. Here are some of our favorite budget-friendly cultural activities in Aspen.

Music on Aspen Mountain
1. Music on the Mountain

Summer Is In Full Swing In Aspen

Wander through town and you may hear someone say, "I came for the winter and stayed for the summer." And it’s no wonder. Aspen has been enchanting guests season after season with an events calendar overflowing with activities for everyone. From cultural events to athletic pursuits, surprise and delight are just around the corner.

Aspen in Spring Is a Wonderful Thing


While most skiers pack up and head home once the snow starts to melt, the friendly staff at the Molly Gibson Lodge wants to let you in on a secret. In this fickle season, winter storms give way to bluebird days, and mountain trails and river fishing are just starting to heat up. Spring is primetime for off-mountain recreation, including shopping, festivals, biking, rafting and more. It’s also the perfect time of year to get out and enjoy the very best Aspen has to offer.