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Business Directory

With a vibrant, year-round business community led by a diverse set of owners and leaders, you're sure to find a local business to meet your needs.  Check out the ACRA Business Directory below, broken out by categories, making it easy to find the types of businesses you're looking for.  All 700+ of these businesses are members of the Aspen Chamber Resort Association.  Please let them know we sent you!

Arts & Culture

A cultural "outpost" famed for its embrace of the arts, Aspen is a small town with big city cultural appeal.

Business & Services

From A to Z, you'll find an Aspen business with the know how to get the job done. The professional services provided by Aspen businesses are at the forefront of their fields and provide competitive pricing with others in major markets.

Government

We encourage government agencies to become a part of the Aspen Chamber to promote communication and cooperation between private and civic entities.

Housing & Employee Housing

Aspen is a wonderful place to live, and there are several opportunities to find housing while you are working in Pitkin County.

Lodging

Experience true Aspen character at one of our local lodging properties. From a five star resort to a cozy custom home, Aspen has a diverse selection of hotels, condominiums, B&B's and rentals perfect for a romantic getaway or fun-filled family vacation.

Non-Profit

Our active non-profit community helps locals give back, and provides a platform for discussion about important issues. It’s almost certain an Aspen non-profit is hosting an event any day of the week – explore one that piques your interest in our listings.

Real Estate

If your interest lies in a new property, or you are ready to sell, lease or develop, contact one of our real estate professionals and take advantage of their expertise and unwavering professionalism.

Recreation

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Aspen is truly a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers!

Religious Services

Even though Aspen is a small community we have a diverse range of religious services available to our visitors and locals.

Restaurants & Nightlife

With over 300 eateries to choose from, you can't go wrong when dining in Aspen.

Shopping

Choices for shopping here in Aspen run the gamut from consignment to designer brand store.  Plus, tried and true outerwear is also on hand for your next mountain adventure.

Transportation

Park your car and leave the keys at home! Aspen has an incredible public transportation system that is quick and easy to use.

Wedding & Event Services

Start your wedding planning by connecting with the best event coordinators, caterers, hotels, ministers, floral artists - you name it, they're all right here.

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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