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Aspen Highlands Closing Day

It's official - there are three huge parties, at three different mountains. It's all about Closing Day this weekend. Aspen Highlands, long-known for it's end-of-season shenanigans, will be joining the festivities and calling it a style.

Look for the Ski Splash, live music, outrageous costumes, impromptu festivities and merriment into the sunset, as Aspen Highlands says goodbye for the season.

For more info on Highlands Closing Festivities, visit:

Festive Mountain Finale


The time has come...Aspen and Snowmass are closing for the ski season. Aspen Highlands has one more glorious week but this weekend, we'll be celebrating the longest run of non-stop sunshine and one of the more scenic spring seasons on record.

This means parties at Snowmass' Base Village with music, drink specials and closing day antics - and back in Aspen, anything goes. Look for costumes, apres-ski finales and an overall festive vibe, as we send off another action-packed winter on the slopes.

For more info, visit:, or just stroll around town and join the party.

20th Annual Aspen Shortsfest

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April 10-15, Aspen Film and Aspen's Wheeler Opera House hosts Aspen Shortsfest. Over the years, Aspen Shortsfest has become THE place to see, and submit, short films and video, and was recently heralded as one of the world's Top 50 Film Festivals.

From comedy to drama, indie to animated to short documentaries, Aspen Shortsfest features international filmmakers, interactive dialogue and an opportunity to Q and A with the genre's finest from around the world.

For tickets, festival program and info, visit:

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