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Aspen Events

Nov. 8-9, 13-16 – Aspen Community Theater, Aspen District Theater

Two weekends of hilarious performances of Mel Brooks’s iconic comedy, “The Producers,” performed by talented local performers.

Nov. 27 – Opening Day, Aspen Mountain and Snowmass

Nov. 29-30 – Audi FIS Ski World Cup Winternational

Dec. 5-6 – 9th - Annual Aspen Summit for Life, Aspen Mountain

Participants race to the top of Aspen Mountain in support of the Chris Klug Foundation, a non-profit promoting organ donation.

Dec. 13 – Opening Day, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk

Dec. 20-31 – 12 Days of Aspen

Enjoy free events and holiday cheer every day during Aspen’s annual salute to the Holiday Season, capped by a spectacular fireworks display over Aspen Mountain on New Year’s Eve.

Dec. 22-Jan.2 – Aspen Film, Academy Screenings

Jan. 8-11 – Wintersköl

Aspen’s annual celebration of the joys of winter includes a festive parade and lots of fun on-mountain events at each of the four mountains of Aspen/Snowmass.

Jan. 11-18 – Gay Ski Week

Jan. 22-25 – ESPN Winter X Games 17, Buttermilk

Celebrated winter athletes and enthusiastic fans converge for an extraordinary display of athleticism and cutting edge sport on the slopes of Buttermilk Mountain.

Feb. 12 – Aspen Music Festival Winter Music/Cellist Alisa Weilerstein

Feb. 28 – Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race

Participants ski, hike and skin up all four mountains of Aspen/Snowmass, covering 25 miles and an altitude gain of 12,000 feet in an amazing feat of endurance.

Mar. 13-22 – 15th - Anniversary Bud Light Spring Jam, Aspen and Snowmass

Ten days of spring skiing, competitions, concerts in downtown Aspen and great parties.

Mar. 23 – Battle of the Bowls, Aspen Highlands

Participants hike up and ski down all the bowls at Aspen Highlands, in a grueling endurance race.

Mar. 28 – Elk Mountains Grand Traverse, Aspen Mountain

A Colorado tradition since 1998, this wilderness race begins at 12 midnight when hundreds of participants take off to ski the challenging 40-mile route from Crested Butte to Aspen through the rugged terrain of the Elk Mountains.

April 5 – Closing Day, Buttermilk

April 7-12 – Aspen Film’s Shortsfest

April 12 – Closing Day, Aspen Highlands

April 19 - Closing Day, Aspen Mountain and Snowmass