Light Up The Night
On December 6th, Snowmass Village settles into the winter season and lights up for the holiday season. At 5:30 pm, the annual tree lighting ceremony at the Snowmass Chapel will occur while carolers bring holiday cheer in song, and hot chocolate warms those attending. 40 Christmas trees will light up the area while all those involved bring the spirit of the holidays.
First Tracks Straight Line Studio GRAND Opening
On December 13th & 14th, attend the grand opening of Kelly Peter’s Straight Line Studio in Snowmass. She and Teal Wilson are collaborating on an art show from 5-9 pm both Friday and Saturday, so stop in and enjoy the beautiful pieces of work.
Game of Stones, Curling Sessions
On December 13th, 20th, and 27th from 3-5 pm, teams of 2 will gather at the ice rink in The Base Village Plaza for the second annual “Game of Stones”. Sign up as a team or come watch to be apart of such a fun, unique event.
2019 Snowmass Celebration
On December 13-15, join skiers and snowboarders on the mountain, no matter where your valid 2019-2020 ski pass is from in the world. This is your chance to gain access to all four Aspen Snowmass mountains! Passapalooza is an annual event where skiers and riders pay only $59/ day to have such incredible access. This is a celebration to kickoff winter where live music, art, and mountain culture bring people together. Come join us December 13-15th, 2019. Interested in the details? See more here.
Santa’s Village and Carolers
This December 21st – 24th, come to the Base Village or Snowmass Mall and hear the sounds of Christmas as carolers sing in the afternoons while Santa is available for complimentary photos.
2020 New Year’s Torchlight Parade and Fireworks
On New Year’s Eve, December 31st, Snowmass will begin an annual tradition at 6:00 pm. Skiers or snowboarders as young as 8 are permitted to join in the torch light parade on Snowmass Mountain. Later on in the evening, there will be a magnificent illumination of fireworks across the mountain, bringing color to the snowy scene below.
The Collective Events
The Collective is becoming the newest social hub in the center of Snowmass Base Village, right at the base of the mountain. Because the community is buzzing and visitors are thriving in Snowmass, see the events page for specific activities you won’t want to miss at The Collective.
Torah Bright Minishred
On January 11th this year, from 9 am – 3 pm Makaha Park at Snowmass is hosting this incredible neat opportunity. Registration is required for this event, but it is free for ages 7-17! Olympic and Xgame Medalist, as well as Aspen Snowmass ambassador Torah Bright is offering her time and expertise to young people who are growing in their snow sport skills. Come, enjoy Snowmass, and learn from a professional.
Aspen Gay Ski Week
January 12-19th, 2020 is this years Gay Ski Week in Aspen Snowmass. The whole week is filled with various events, from evening parties, downhill costume contests, shopping and more! Join others for the fun during this week in the High Rockies of Colorado.
X GAMES ASPEN 2020
The much anticipated X GAMES returns to Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado in January of 2020. Begin your new year right by becoming apart of one of the world’s wildest action sporting events on snow. Live music performances will set the tone daily during the events, January 23-26. Coverage of the event will air on ESPN and ABC. Click here for more detailed information.
Bud Light Curling Sessions
On February 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th from 3-5 pm, teams of 2 will gather at the ice rink in The Base Village Plaza for the second annual “Game of Stones”. Sign up as a team or come watch to be apart of such a fun, unique event.
Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering
Catch wind of the Audi Power of Four Race Series stop in Aspen Snowmass on February 29, 2020. These races test the human limit of endurance as well as one’s agility through difficult terrain. The race touches each of the four Aspen Snowmass mountains and is designed for professional, elite, or recreational athletes who indulge in the thrill of ski mountaineering. This winter edition of the mountain series covers 24 miles and 10K of vertical feet in climbs while teams race to the finish. Learn more details on the event and its series here.
The Mother of all Ascensions
February 25th, 2020 will be an early and thrilling morning for those participating in this annual event. The Mother of all Ascensions is an inspirational uphill race taking place from the Base Village Plaza at the bottom of Fanny Hill to the Gwyn’s High Alpine Restaurant. Whether you choose to wear hiking boots, snow shoes or an alpine ski setup, come join us for a memorable time from 5:45 am – 10 am.
Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race
Teams of athletes with impressive endurance take on this difficult ski-mountaineering race, covering 24 miles and over 10,000 vertical feet. March 2nd
Mardi Gras Celebration & Fireworks
Beginning with an uphill race at 7 am, this all day event is well known as it is a 36-year tradition. The classic afternoon bead toss is followed by an evening concert in SBV. A firework finale is the only right way to cap off this event at 7 pm on March 5th.
Moonlit Trek & Dinner
Let the moonlight guide you on an evening snowshoe or cross-country ski tour around the Snowmass Golf Course followed by a dinner at Black Saddle Bar & Grille on March 16th from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour — New Belgium Ranger Station
From 3-6 pm, the New Belgium Ranger Station hosts a lively happy hour, including $2 off drafts and $1 off wine and wells. Food specials are offered as well, so come visit and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the Ranger Station any day in April.
Red Bull Homerun
Join many others in this fun event of skiing or boarding down a marked course – followed by the apres ski party of the season. Elk Camp hosts with live music, drinks, and a lively atmosphere on the patio. April 13th
Snowmass Spring Fling
To celebrate Closing Weekend, the Snowmass Spring Fling brings parties on-mountain that are remembered for many days after. Themed parties also occur at different locations around the mountain so make sure you plan your outfit accordingly. April 20
Burger & Beer
Take advantage of the every Thursday special of a burger and french fries paired with a draft beer for just $15 at Black Saddle Bar & Grille.
Black Saddle Bar & Grille hosts flatbread Friday deals that vary week by week. Join them on Friday’s between 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
Cerveza, Margarita, & Taco Tuesday
Tuesdays from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Black Saddle Bar & Grille serves delicious street tacos with all the additions for only $12. Their discounted margaritas and beer also makes for an enjoyable evening.
Ragnar Trail at Snowmass Town Park
Rally your team of runners and sign up for a wild weekend of breath taking views as you take on Ragnar Trail together. June 7-8
Snowmass Rendezvous Craft Beer Festival
Buy your tickets to experience a weekend of indulgence. With over 30 craft brewers and live music, this grand event will not disappoint. June 7-8
Ride the Rockies
2019 marks the 34th annual Ride the Rockies event in Snowmas, where views are unmatched and the experience is irreplaceable. This event has created space over the years for riders of all ages to enjoy the push of cycling while taking in the Rocky Mountain scenery. June 11-12
2019 marks the 46th rodeo season, as it is known to be the longest running rodeo in the state of Colorado. Catch the rodeo scene any Wednesday throughout the summer season and experience a truly authentic western evening. From food and family activities to competitive events, these summer evenings are more than memorable. June 12th, 19th, and 26th, from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This event features wood-fired grills and locally raised proteins from farms within Colorado. Come enjoy smoked meats and fine wines, finding the perfect pair. June 13 – 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Snowmass Free Concert Series
Join visitors and locals alike on Fanny Hill every Thursday evening, throughout the summer, to enjoy talented artists perform as the sun sets over the mountains. June 13th, 20th, and 27th from from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Snowmass Base Village Lawn hosts this annual wood-fired event. With traditional cooking approaches taken by over 40 chefs and butchers, this meat feast is one you’ll remember all year long. Attendees must be over 21 to attend as there is an outstanding variety of wineries, breweries, and craft distillers represented. June 15 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Fridays on the Mall
Every Friday throughout the summer, experience Snowmass Village in an entertaining and creative way. With live music, retail specials, happy hour deals, and local artists, these evenings of food, fun and art are irreplaceable. June 21st and June 28th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mini Meet Car Show
The Snowmass Town Park will host this showcase of colorful and mini cars. More than a few varieties of Mini Coopers will cover the park. June 25 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Snowmass Demo Days
This is your chance to demo the newest season bikes, without a registration fee! Participants in the demo must be 18 or older, OR be accompanied by an adult. Come experience some scenic views while testing new and improved products in the biking industry. June 29-30
2019 marks the 46th rodeo season, as it is known to be the longest running rodeo in the state of Colorado. Catch the rodeo scene any Wednesday throughout the summer season and experience a truly authentic western evening. From food and family activities to competitive events, these summer evenings are more than memorable. July 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Snowmass Free Concert Series
Join visitors and locals alike on Fanny Hill every Thursday evening, throughout the summer, to enjoy talented artists perform as the sun sets over the mountains. July 4th, 11th, 13th, 18th, 25th, from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
July 4th Community Celebration
Join the community of Snowmass and visit together the evening of July 4th from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Complimentary lawn games and desserts will reign you in as fellowship, live music, and firework will keep you around.
Fridays on the Mall
Every Friday throughout the summer, experience Snowmass Village in an entertaining and creative way. With live music, retail specials, happy hour deals, and local artists, these evenings of food, fun and art are irreplaceable. July 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Farm to Table Tuesdays
At the top of Elk Camp Gondola there will be locally sourced dinner served as live music is played and family lawn activities are enjoyed. July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Audi Power of Four Trail Run
Whether you are taking on a 10k, 25k or 50k run, the mountainous terrain and incredible scenery will keep you on your toes throughout the entire experience. July 13th
Yoga On The Mountain
This is a three day celebration that features more tan 50 yoga classes by a various number of teachers. From presentations and eco-friendly shopping to music and hikes, this holistically rejuvenating weekend is beneficial for so many. Single day as well as three day passes are available. Mark your calendar for July 19-21!
5k on the Mountain
This event is a part of the Colorado Brewery Running Series. The 5k both begins and ends on the Snowmass Mall while a post-run party will be hosted at the New Belgium Ranger Station. Enjoy live music and locally crafted beer after the running portion of the event. July 20 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Doubles Volleyball Tournament
Both sand and grass courts throughout Snowmass Town Park will bring opportunities to spectate and embrace the action of this mountain tournament. Sign your doubles team up or plan to attend the action up close on July 25-28.
Snowmass Free Concert Series
Join visitors and locals alike on Fanny Hill every Thursday evening, throughout the summer, to enjoy talented artists perform as the sun sets over the mountains. August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Fridays on the Mall
Every Friday throughout the summer, experience Snowmass Village in an entertaining and creative way. With live music, retail specials, happy hour deals, and local artists, these evenings of food, fun and art are irreplaceable. August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2019 marks the 46th rodeo season, as it is known to be the longest running rodeo in the state of Colorado. Catch the rodeo scene any Wednesday throughout the summer season and experience a truly authentic western evening. From food and family activities to competitive events, these summer evenings are more than memorable. August 7th, 14th, 21st, from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For the first time, Spartan brings a course to Snowmass! There are 3 distances to choose from– the 30-mile Ultra, 13-mile Beast, or 3- mile Sprint. There will also be a kids race for youth, ages 4-13. The Snowmass Ski Area will become taken over by Spartan challengers while anyone is welcome to come and indulge in the festivities and spectate. August 3 – 4
Audi Power of Four MTB Race
For the 9th year in a row, Snowmass hosts the Audi Power of Four Mountain Bike race. This years course takes place over a 25-mile loop that both begins & ends in Snowmass with incredible vista scenes at every turn. August 17th
Vida MTB Series Women’s Skills Clinic
If you’re interested in becoming a better mountain biker, this series focuses on improving the skills and confidence of those who attend. VIDA claims its value toward connecting within a community aspect of learning, rather than simply presenting tips through a clinic. Come experience mountain biking in a more holistic way and you’ll most likely leave with a few more friends. August 17-18
Big Mountain Enduro
This year Aspen Snowmass is hosting the BME Finals, a two-day event. Professional bikers come from all over to compete in a combination of bike park terrain and extreme mountain trails. Riders are expecting to see 6 stages and both climbing and descending throughout this event. Come witness some of the most impressive mountain biking in the country. August 17-20
JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience
Don’t miss this three day music festival that arrives with much anticipation. Multiple stages will host well known bands while a variety of food and drink will be available. This years lineup features Weezer & Portugal, John Mayer, The Man, Luke Combs, ZZ Ward, Sting, and more! August 30-September 1
Farm to Table Tuesdays
At the top of Elk Camp Gondola there will be locally sourced dinner served as live music is played and family lawn activities are enjoyed. August 6th, 13th, from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Snowmass Balloon Festival
One of the highest-altitude hot air balloon events in the country takes place in Snowmass over these three days. Different competitions are held for those who pilot the balloons while people come from all over to take in such an incredible sight. The event is free for all ages and open to anyone. September 6-8
Enjoy Balloon Fest in the morning, Cidermass throughout the afternoon, and Septemberfest in the evening. The Cidermass event occurs as its 2nd annual appearance. Between 20 and 30 cider vendors bring their best to this event, making for a delightful afternoon of hard-cider tastings. September 7th
Enter into fall with family or friends by attending this years Septemberfest in Snowmass Base Village. Food, fun, and shops invite the change of seasons to set the scene for this enjoyable evening. September 7th
Snowmass Wine Festival
Make room on your calendar to experience this packed weekend of tasty food, vista views, and flavorful wines. The Wine Festival is hosted by the Rotary Club of Snowmass Village. September 14th
CU in Snowmass
This years events bring competition of collegiate athletes from the University of Colorado on September 28-29. The events will be short track, downhill, cross-country, and enduro racing, all of which are free and spectators are encouraged and welcomed.
Golden Leaf Half Marathon
One of the most scenic races in the country, the Rocky Mountain terrain keeps competitors entertained throughout the 13.1 mile traverse from Snowmass Village to Aspen. September 28th
The Meeting.Aspen Conference
This annual gathering is October 2-4, 2019. The Meeting.Aspen is an inspirational gathering of creators, strategists, and adventurists who bring their work to life in exceptional ways. For 3 days delve into marketing, media, data, and all sorts of content creation! This time will inevitably spur your creative gears into motion as Fall makes way for another incredible Winter Season in the High Rockies.
The Meeting.Aspen Filmfest
On October 3-5, this annual Filmfest returns, always highly anticipated by creatives and community members alike. Gather with a diverse group of professionals at the 15th annual season of this film festival to be filled with all kinds of cinema creation. Allow the collection to build excitement within you for this years ski & snowboard season.
John Denver Celebration
On Saturday October 12th, 2019 join long time locals and visitors alike in the 22nd Anniversary Musical Tribute to John Denver. This annual event will take place at the Wheeler Opera House where performers will honor John Denver.