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Upcoming things to do in Aspen!
Every Friday, February 7 through March 28, 2014 2pm
Snowmass, Upper Fanny Hill
The always entertaining Friday afternoon show is entering its 12th year at Snowmass. Big Air Fridays attracts competitors from near and far (including the occasional vacationer) to show off what they’ve been practicing all week. Don’t miss the Little Air competition, inviting kids to come out and compete for giveaways. Details
March 2014 8:00 pm
The Belly Up450 S Galena St Aspen, CO
Our one-night only fashion show is a fundraising event for the Aspen AIDS Benefit, sister event to the Telluride AIDS Benefit (TAB), a non-profit organization that raises money for five AIDS advocacy beneficiaries in Colorado and Africa. Our mission is to garner funds in order to support HIV/ AIDS awareness, education, and research – both regionally and globally. Details
March 1, August 3, August 4, 2014
1st Race is Ski Mountaineering Race, next is Mountain Bike Race and finishing with Trail 50k run. Each race is designed to test the limits and skills of both elite and recreational athletes utilizing the unique and amazing terrain of each of the four Aspen/Snowmass mountains. Details.
March 4 - 5, 2014
Ute Mountaineer 210 S Galena St, Aspen, CO
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is an international film competition featuring the world's best footage on mountain subjects. Details.
March 4, 2014
Snowmass Village, CO
Snowmass celebrates Fat Tuesday revelry with one of the biggest Mardi Gras bashes in ski country. This celebration that originated with New Orleans natives themselves starts off with The Mother of All Ascensions - a wild, costumed, 1,741-foot vertical uphill race up Snowmass at the crack of dawn. Details.
March 11, 2014
Challenge Aspen is proud to announce Aspen’s most exclusive winter event of 2014 kicking off our National Council Campaign. Two-time Grammy winner James Ingram will host an intimate concert, dinner and auction to benefit Challenge Aspen. Details.
March 13 - 16, 2014
Various Aspen Venues
Aspen Fashion Week is a destination fashion event designed to showcase and market winter resort, ski and technical outerwear in the home and playground of the most stylish consumers. Details.
March 13 - 16, 2014
Celebrating the union between après-ski and craft cocktails, this winter-schuss extravaganza will feature the best of the best in après-ski culture with everything from hot toddies and mountain-top parties to seminars and fireside chats in the Grand Tasting Village — all at one of the world's top ski resorts. Details.
March 14 - 23, 20145
The premier spring festival in the Rocky Mountains — will bring two weekends of competitions, downtown concerts and parties to Aspen/Snowmass. All events are free and open to the public. Details.
March 15, 2014 7am
Participants are stretched to their athletic limits on this sensory stimulating course. With a combination of steep inclines and mellow plateau’s the race to the finish is always exciting and demanding. Attracting hundreds of racers each year, the race brings together snowshoers, Nordic skiers, telemark skiers, and Randonee skiers for this 2.5 mile trek. Details.
March 15, 2014
Base of Aspen Mountain
In the 15th Annual KickAspen Big Air Invitational, the best regional ski and snowboard athletes will compete under the lights at the base of Aspen Mountain. Details.
March 17th, 2014
The biggest blarney bash in the mountains features the Lucky Leprechaun Scavenger Hunt, green beer & Irish fare, food & drink specials and more! Check back soon for more information! Details.
March 23, 2014
The Helly Hansen Battle in the Bowls is back! Join us on March 23rd as teams of two race to ski/ride the many bowls of Aspen Highlands as quickly and strategically as possible on a course designed by Aspen/Snowmass athlete Chris Davenport. Details.
March 26–30, 2014
Aspen/Snowmass has planned an exciting week of activities that includes race clinics, races, free concerts, Warren Miller movie screenings, autograph signings by U.S. Ski Team alumni and NASTAR Pacesetters, competitor raffles/giveaways, awards receptions, a Family Challenge team competition and a Team Race. Details.
March 29th, 2014
The Belly Up 450 S Galena St Aspen, CO
The Aspen AIDS Benefit is a theatrical fashion show which weaves dance, movement, music and story into a seamless choreographed piece. Donated fashions from high end designers to street wear lines are used as costuming for the models, dancers and actors as they present on trend fashions to Aspen. Details.
April 8 - 13, 2014
This is one of the world's premier international showcases for the trend-setting art form: the short. This Oscar®-qualifying international competition offers a lively, thought-provoking, and humorous selection of drama, comedy, animation and documentary - all at 40 minutes or less. Details.
June 13 - 15, 2014
Snowmass Village, CO
The Snowmass Chili Pepper & Brew Fest presents The Snowmass Mammoth Festival combines three fiery components into one smokin' weekend. The International Chili Society holds its two regional chili competitions and tastings in Snowmass, while microbrewers face off in a prestigious summer ale competition with two public microbrew samplings for festival goers. Details.
June 19 - 28, 2014
The JAS June Festival, a ten day event, will include four nights of headline concerts from world-class musicians at the Benedict Music Tent, weekly paid and free performances from JAS Academy Bands and a closing weekend of small venue shows. Details.
June 20 - 22, 2014
Various venues in Aspen, CO
Each year, the world's most accomplished winemakers, celebrity chefs, and culinary luminaries come together in one breathtaking setting. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the pinnacle of good taste, mingle with stars, and enjoy a pleasure-packed weekend at the base of spectacular Aspen Mountain. Details.
July 28 - 29, 2014
St. Regis Aspen Resort Aspen, CO
Featuring two days of musical and golf excellence, the Classic provides an unforgettable experience. Proceeds benefit Challenge Aspen, providing year-round recreational, educational and cultural experiences for anyone with a cognitive or physical disability. The event is hosted by Grammy Award winners Vince Gill and Amy Grant, friends of Vince and Amy, disabled athletes and wounded veterans. Details.