Extreme snow sports athletes are returning to Aspen January 22 - 25, 2015! This year will feature snow sports, video game competitions, concerts, VIP areas and some of the best people watching anywhere.
Spend the Holidays in Aspen! Amp up your holiday spirit with the 12 Days of Aspen
from Saturday, December 20th - Wednesday, December 31st. FREE events throughout the Town of Aspen will have youngsters and adults smiling and giggling during this festive time of the year. Sip hot chocolate, ice skate, enjoy a story at Teddy Bear Story Hour, ring in the New Year with dinner, live music and fireworks. With countless events during 12 Days of Aspen, check out some of the highlights below:
Aspen Mountain received around 2 feet of snow in one week straight! Get ready for the 2014 - 2015 winter season, the snow is
going to be amazing for Opening Day on Aspen Mountain! Aspen Mountain is opening 5 Days Early, Saturday, November 22nd, Aspen Mountain will be opening the Silver Queen Gondola and Ajax Express for those who are ready to make some turns.
Snow has started to fall in Aspen and the locals are counting down the days until Opening Day. Thanksgiving Day is when the chairlifts and gondola will start running for the Season on Aspen Mountain. There is an electric buzz around the Aspen Valley with the anticipation of what this years winter will bring.
It’s the time of year when Aspen shines and sparkles with a radiance that comes from twinkling lights, fresh white snow and a healthy dose of cheer. Aspenites have been reveling in the wonderful early season snowfall and prepping town for the busy, festive and fun 2013 holiday season. Aspen’s annual homage to the holidays, the 12 Days of Aspen, begins on Friday, December 20 for almost 2 weeks of creative activities to make this an incredibly special holiday in Aspen.
The skies have been busy the last couple of months in the Colorado high country, plunking an impressive early season base onto Aspen and Snowmass mountains (over 60 inches have landed thus far on Aspen mountain). As a result, locals enjoyed the fruits of Mother Nature 2 weeks early this year, when Aspen Mountain opened lifts for a sneak peak weekend of skiing on November 16 and 17 with 6 inches of fresh powder, 3 lifts and 21 trails. Aspen, as well as Snowmass, will reopen Saturday, November 23 for the 2013-2014 season.
Fall is a magical time of year in the mountains, and a perfect time to come to Aspen for a weekend or week-long escape. Aspen lodging deals
abound, the weather is beautiful and there is lots to do! Check out this fall bucket list of special fall activities in Aspen
1.Take a Custom Fall Hike
It’s an annual tradition. Aspen is THE place to be for Labor Day weekend year in and year out. The summer-long Jazz Aspen Snowmass Music Festival comes
to a climactic close with this 3-day soulful singing extravaganza in Snowmass, August 30-September 1, and it draws thousands of music lovers from all over the mountains and beyond.
This year, Aspen is again blessed with 2 stages of the now legendary USA Pro Cycling Challenge
. This 7 stage professional road cycling blast came to life in 2011, in
an effort to bring the rich heritage of Colorado road cycling back to life as it was in the 1980’s when the Coors Classic brought the world’s best riders to these steep, glorious mountains.
Beginning this Friday, June 14, the town of Aspen will be brimming and brewing with excitement as the 31st edition of the FOOD & WINE Classic
begins its 3-day celebration of fine food and wine. This annual celebration brings the biggest and best names in the culinary world together with vintners and food editorial experts for the quintessential food and wine festival, June 14-16, 2013.