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Upcoming January 2018 Events

Aspen's event lineup is jam-packed this January! Take an evening gondola ride up to Elk Camp for outdoor winter activities the whole family will love, hike Tiehack under the full moon, learn about the science and art of cooking, and much more.

Aspen Events, January 1-13, 2018:

Emancipator at Belly Up, January 1

Ring in 2018 in Aspen

Celebrate the end of the year with skiing, fireworks, excellent food and plenty of champagne. You won’t want to miss these upcoming New Year’s Eve events in Aspen.

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, December 28

Holiday Festivities in Aspen, Colorado

The smell of fresh pine, a hot toddy by the fire, fresh snow on Christmas morning, a carriage ride with Santa and Mrs. Claus… there is something special about the holiday season that can bring a twinkle to even the Scroogiest of eyes, and there are few places better to celebrate the season than here in Aspen, Colorado.

Here’s a look at what’s going on around town this December:

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