Summer is Aspen, CO is one of our best kept secrets. Most people think of Aspen, CO as a winter-activity only destination, but there are equally as many, if not more, events and activities in the summer.
Plan your vacation and book your stay at the Molly Gibson Lodge, one of the most valuable hotels in Aspen. After checking into your comfortable accommodations here, head outside and enjoy all that our town has to offer. We have selected some amazing events that include music, outdoor activities, shopping and sports. Aspen is the perfect place for a getaway with a variety of fun things to do. Get ready to make memories with your family and friends!
Aspen Saturday Market
June 14-Oct 11 | Cost: FREE
From mid-June to mid-October spend your Saturday mornings at the Aspen Farmer's Market, open 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and offering Colorado grown produce, crafts, live music and amazing dining for lunch or a quick snack.
FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen
June 20-22 | Cost: Varies Based on Event
Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers, and epicurean insiders for the culinary world’s most spectacular weekend, June 20-22, 2014. The FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen is America’s premier culinary event. It consists of three incomparable days of cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and panel discussions by world-class chefs and wine experts.
Jazz Aspen Snowmass June Festival 2014
June 19-21 & 28 | Cost: Free Nightly Lawn Party/Ticket prices vary
The JAS June Experience, includes four nights of headline concerts from world-class musicians at the Benedict Music Tent, and a FREE Nightly Lawn Party on the Music Festival Grounds with food vendors, bars, and two live music stages.
June 20 - Aug 31 | Cost: Free with Purchase of Gondola Ticket
Sundays feature top bluegrass musicians from around Colorado performing in this ideal Rocky Mountain setting. The FREE (with the purchase of a gondola ticket), open-air concerts are held from noon to 3 pm on Sundays just outside the Sundeck (on top of Aspen Mountain).
Gondola Rides | Cost: $19
Summer gondola rides on Aspen Mountain offer up access to miles of trails and new experiences. Discover expansive views of the Maroon Bells, Roaring Fork Valley and Elk Mountains. Fuel up at the Sundeck or Ajax Tavern located at the base of the mountain.
The Aspen Music Festival & School’s 65th Anniversary Season
June 26 - Aug 14 | Cost: Some Free Events/Ticket prices vary
The Aspen Music Festival and School is the United States’ premier classical music festival, presenting more than 300 musical events during its eight-week summer season. The institution draws top classical musicians from around the world to this Colorado mountain retreat for an unparalleled combination of performances and music education. Many events are free, and seating on the David Karetsky Music Lawn and in the Music Garden is always free.
Aspen Backcountry Marathon
June 28 | Cost: $90
Boasting spectacular views of the Elk Mountains and the city of Aspen, Colorado below, the Aspen Backcountry Marathon is run almost exclusively on high country dirt trails. Challenging ascents, exciting descents and wide diversity in terrain will challenge even the most well trained athlete. By finishing in the heart of downtown participants will be greeted by a crowd of spectators and supporters.
Aspen is the perfect place for a getaway with a variety of fun events and activities for everyone. Call us now at 1-800-527-7369 or book your room online to get the best hotel reates in town.