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Easter 2018

Celebrate Easter in Aspen

Looking for suggestions on what to do this Easter,  Sunday, April 1st?
Below is a partial list of brunches, Easter Egg hunts, services and events happening in Aspen.

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Easter Egg Hunts

Easter at the ARC
Saturday, March 31st, Noon-2pm
Join the Aspen Recreation Center for an afternoon of fun, treats, and Easter activities!
12pm Egg Hunts Begin
12:30pm Pool Events
12pm Climbing Treats
The Egg Hunt is free. The other activities are included with your Rec Pass or require daily admission.
 
Aspen Chapel
11am
There will be an Easter Egg hunt instead of Sunday School for the kids.  Parents can enjoy the service while kids hunt for goodies or they can partake in the fun with the kids!
www.aspenchapel.org 970.925.7184
 
Christ Episcopal Church
11:15am Easter Egg Hunt
www.christchurchaspen.org 970.925.3278
 
The Little Nell
1pm 
Easter egg hunt along with a special appearance from the Easter Bunny!
 

Services

Easter Service on Aspen Mountain with the Aspen Chapel
8:30am-9:30am
Come Celebrate Easter on Aspen Mountain with the Aspen Chapel.  The service will be led by Nicholas Vesey and is open to all faiths.  Bring your friends and family to enjoy a traditional Easter Service on the mountain, enjoy breakfast at the Sundeck and then take a few runs!  This has been an Aspen tradition for 43 years and is a true community event.  Easter Service is FREE.  Ski Co is offering special foot pass pricing to ride the Gondola or you can use your valid ski pass. 
Ticket sales and Gondola open from 7:00 a.m.-8:15 a.m.  Discounted foot pass: $21 adult/$11 child/teen/senior/ Free 6 yrs and younger 
www.aspenchapel.org 970.925.7184
 
Christ Episcopal Church
8-9am Holy Eucharist Rite I
10-11am Holy Eucharist Rite II
www.christchurchaspen.org 970.925.3278
 
Easter Service at the Aspen Chapel
11:00am-12:00pm
Come join the Aspen Chapel for Easter Service led by Nicholas Vesey.
www.aspenchapel.org 970.925.7184
 

Food

Aspen Elks Lodge
Saturday, March 31st, 12pm-2pm
Seniors Easter Lunch
www.aspenelks.us 970.925.9071
 
Element 47 - The Little Nell
11:30am - 2:30pm
Join us for Easter Brunch at element 47.
At 1pm we'll kick off the Easter egg hunt along with a special appearance from the Easter Bunny!
$69++ for adults and $35++ for kids 12 & under.
 
Prospect at the Jerome
11:30am - 2pm
Join us for Easter Brunch! Buffet includes fresh pancakes, Roast Ham, Prime Rib, Trout, Eggs Benedict & more.
$95/adult $45/kids 12 & under
 
 

Check out our Aspen Events Calendar for more information on events happening this winter in Aspen.

4th of July Parade Waiver

2018 ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED 

IMPORTANT PARADE INFORMATION

PARADE STARTING/STAGING: The parade will begin at 11:00am. Parade positioning is “first come, first serve” and line up begins no earlier than 10:00am. There is no entry fee and the parade is open to the public. All 5 lanes of Main Street, from Aspen Street to 2nd Street, will be closed to all traffic & designated for parade staging only. Power is not provided in staging area and remember generators do need gas.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will start East on Main Street. It will turn South onto Hunter Street, then West onto Cooper Avenue. The parade will continue West on Cooper Avenue to Galena Street. At Galena it heads North for 2 blocks before turning West onto Hopkins Avenue. The parade will continue South on Mill then West on Hyman Avenue. Parade participants will be directed to disperse at Hyman and Monarch Street.  PARADE JUDGING: Parade judging will take place in front of the Hotel Jerome. Participants will be limited to 1 minute or less for any performances in front of the judges. Security will be onsite monitoring all entries to help prevent gaps in the parade route. Recognition will be awarded to the best entries in the following categories: 

Most Patriotic | Most Humorous | Best Animal | Best Music | Most Outrageous | Best Children’s  

PARADE REMINDERS:  

  • Consumption of alcohol is prohibited during the parade.
  • Candy, favors, etc. should not be thrown from your float/vehicle during the parade. This is for the safety of the spectators and to prevent children from running out into the street. 
  • Water balloons will not be permitted. According to city ordinances, those caught throwing balloons will be removed from the parade and could face citations and/or arrests. 
  • All parade entries must be in “good taste” and will be allowed in the parade per the director’s discretion. 
  • Maximum height restriction for any float entry is 13’5”.

 

The undersigned organization has elected to participate in the Fourth of July parade sponsored by the City of Aspen and Aspen Chamber Resort

Association (“ACRA”). In consideration for City of Aspen and ACRA allowing the undersigned to participate in the festivities, the undersigned has read, understood, and willingly agreed to the terms of this INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (collectively referred to herein as “RELEASE”).

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT

                                    Participants are required to carry insurance adequate to cover any liability for damage, injury, economic loss, or other

liability that may be incurred by individuals and/or organizations during the Fourth of July parade. All participants agree to carry such insurance, and also agree not to submit any claim against the insurance of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, or anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade.

WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

                                         The undersigned understands the potential dangers that could be encountered in participating in the Fourth of July

parade. The dangers include, among other things, dangers relating to vehicular and pedestrian traffic; crowds of persons in close proximity to such traffic; animals that may react unpredictably in a parade environment; celebration and recreational activities; loud and unexpected noise; items that may be thrown to and from the crowd in connection with the parade; and other dangers traditionally associated with parades.

      Understanding those risks, the undersigned for itself and for all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade with the undersigned, does hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and release City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their

officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade from any and all

liability, claims, demands, actions, or rights of action (including attorneys’ fees and costs) that are related to or are in any way connected with the

undersigned’s participation in the parade. By signing this RELEASE, the undersigned intends to extinguish any and all liability and to indemnify against any loss on the part of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade for any injury or damage of any nature (without regard to negligence or fault) to the undersigned and to all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

                                      The undersigned warrants and represents that it will not invite or allow any person to participate in the parade unless

such person is bound to the terms of this RELEASE. To that end, the undersigned agrees that it shall take any steps necessary to secure agreement of such persons to the terms of this RELEASE, and that it shall be deemed a responsible person within the meaning of C.R.S. § 13-22-107 and § 19-1103(94) for all children who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

   I am the official representative of the undersigned organization. On behalf of the organization, I acknowledge our responsibilities as set forth above. I also accept on behalf of the organization all of the terms and conditions of this

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT.

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