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Aspen, Colorado, USA

Entertainment & Events in Aspen, Colorado

Special Events

  • Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
    425 Rio Grande Place
    Aspen, CO 81611
    970-429-2093
    Celebrate Independence Day with a colorful parade, a United States Airforce jet flyby, a children's bicycle rodeo, and a spectacular fireworks display during this Fourth of July event. more

  • 12 Days of Aspen
    970-925-1940
    12 Days of Aspen is a fun famiy event featuring concerts, carriage rides, caroling, ice-skating, a snowman-making contest, a bonfire, fireworks and Aspen Academy Screenings and more. Held in December.  more

  • Winterskol Celebration
    970-925-1940
    Held in January, Winterskol is a four-day celebration that offers on-mountain activities, Soupsköl, the Canine Fashion Show, winterfest, fireworks, and much more. more

  • Canine Fashion Show
    970-925-1940
    Held in January as part of the Winterskol Celebration, the Canine Fashion Show features canine couture, and the pampering of our furry companions.  more

  • Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
    970-925-1940
    Held annually in June, the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen features wine, food, fun and more. There will be more than 80 seminars, Grand Tastings, and many world-famous chefs and wine experts.  more

  • Soupskol
    Located on Hunter Street & Cooper Street
    970-925-1940
    Held in January, the Soupskol is a fun event of Winterskol. This soup contest is judged by the public to determine which restaurant serves the best soup in town.  more

Cinema

  • Aspen Film Academy Screenings
    320 East Hyman Avenue
    Aspen, CO 81611
    Wheeler Opera House
    970-920-5770
    Movie lovers and industry professionals gather to view star-filled feature films and fresh, independent films. Every winter, this event celebrates the movies that will be the ones to see during awards season. more

  • Aspen Shortsfest
    970-925-6882
    Aspen Shortsfest is a festival showcasing a competition of some of the best films, that are less than 40-minutes long, in the world. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Wheeler Opera House
    320 East Hyman Avenue
    Aspen, CO 81611
    970-920-5770
    The center of Aspen's art scene, this historic, beautifully restored 1889 opera house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features performance series, educational programs, numerous community presentations, and over 300 special events annually. more

  • Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
    970-925-7175
    One of the largest dance presenters in the United States, the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is a nationally recognized dance company that welcomes the best in dance in both Aspen and Santa Fe. more

  • Aspen Music Festival and School
    2 Music School Road
    Aspen, CO 81611
    Held in Various Locations
    970-925-9042 (Box Office)
    Aspen Music Festival and School is an internationally renowned eight-week classical summer music festival featuring more than 350 events, including contemporary music, orchestral concerts, chamber music, opera, lectures and programs for children. It is also one of the world's premier training grounds for pre-professional musicians. Venues include the 2,050-seat Benedict Music Tent, restored Victorian Wheeler Opera House, Harris Concert Hall, and churches. more

Plays & Productions

  • Theatre Aspen
    470 Rio Grande Place
    Aspen, CO 81611
    The Hurst Theatre in Downtown Aspen
    970-925-9313
    Theatre Aspen offers the residents and visitors of the Roaring Fork Valley professional quality theatrical productions and educational programs. Theatre Aspen's shows are presented in Rio Grande Park. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Jazz Aspen Snowmass - June Festival
    970-920-4996
    Includes four-nights of headline concerts from world-class musicians at the Benedict Music Tent, an expanded JAS Cafe Downstairs @ the Nell Series, and a free Nightly Lawn Party on the music festival grounds with food vendors, bars, and two live music stages.  more

  • Ducky Derby Festival
    420 Main Street
    Aspen, CO 81611
    Located at Rio Grande Park
    970-920-3892
    Imagine over 30,000 rubber duckies racing down the Fork River! An Aspen tradition since 1992, this community festival features live music, food, children's activities, and a rubber duck race for great prizes. Held annually the second Saturday in August. more

  • Aspen Filmfest
    Held in Downtown Aspen at Various Theatres
    970-925-6882
    With an emphasis on independent productions from around the world, the five-day Aspen Filmfest features new features and documentaries, unique presentations, special events and family films.  more

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