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12 DAYS OF ASPEN
    DECEMBER 20-31, 2019     

 


 

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS BELOW!
*schedule subject to change
 
2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(as of 11/7/19)

Printable Version Available Soon

December 20

​FRI
20
   
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each nonperishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  2 - 4 p.m.
Salt Ornament Decoration in the Lab | Pitkin County Library
Sign-up for this free and fun ornament decorating class!   
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  4 - 5:30 p.m.
Family & Kids Movie: Cinderella (1950) | Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  5:30 p.m.
FREE! The Polar Express, co-presented with Aspen Film | Wheeler Opera House
Celebrate the season with this modern holiday favorite! On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com
  6 - 9 p.m.
Snow Polo After Party & Benefit for Aspen Valley Hospital | W Aspen
Reception with fun bites and benefit for the Aspen Valley Hospital. 
Tickets required; all proceeds go to AVH.
W Aspen, 970.431.0800
  7 & 9:15 p.m.
Niki Haris w/the James Horowitz Trio "Red Hot Holiday Swing" | JAS Café Downstairs at The Little Nell
Dynamic vocalist Niki Haris joins JAS President Jim Horowitz for a night of holiday classics, standards, blues and more.  Tickets required.
JAS Café Downstairs at The Little Nell, 970.920.4996 or jazzaspensnowmass.org
 

December 21

SAT
21

 
 
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each nonperishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  12 - 2 p.m.
FREE! Cooking Decorating | Pitkin County Library
Please sign-up online.
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  1 - 3:30 p.m. FREE! Cookie Decorating | Grand Ballroom at Hotel Jerome
Join the Hotel Jerome for some festive cookie decorating!
The Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or www.hoteljersome.aubergeresorts.com 
 
  1 - 3:30 p.m. Santa & Mrs. Claus visits Hotel Jerome | Wheeler Room at Hotel Jerome
Come visit Santa & Mrs. Claus at the Hotel Jerome! Free to attend.
The Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or www.hoteljerome.aubergeresorts.com
 
  1 - 3:30 p.m.
Family & Kids Movie: Rankin Bass Holiday Specials | Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  4 p.m.
FREE! The Holiday Belltones | Lobby at Hotel Jerome 
“The best way to spread cheer, is singing loud for all to hear!” Join Hotel Jerome and the Holiday Belltones in the Lobby for some festive caroling.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  3 - 5 p.m.
Menorah Lighting | Limelight Hotel Aspen
Warm up and celebrate the holiday cheer with hot chocolate and cookies as we light the Menorah to welcome the first night of Hanukkah—fun for the whole family!
Limelight Hotel Aspen, 970.925.5807 or www.limelighthotels.com/aspen
 
  7 & 9:15 p.m. Niki Haris w/the James Horowitz Trio “Red Hot Holiday Swing” | JAS Café Downstairs at The Little Nell
Dynamic vocalist Niki Haris joins JAS President Jim Horowitz for a night of holiday classics, standards, blues and more.  Tickets required.
Jazz Aspen Snowmass, 970.920.4996 or www.jazzaspensnowmass.org
 

December 22

SUN
22
   
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each nonperishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org 
 
  12 - 2 p.m.
FREE! Mason Jar Cookie Gifts | Pitkin County Library
Please sign-up online.  Holiday TV shows will also be playing!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org 
 
  4 p.m.
FREE! The Holiday Belltones | Lobby at Hotel Jerome 
“The best way to spread cheer, is singing loud for all to hear!” Join Hotel Jerome and the Holiday Belltones in the Lobby for some festive caroling.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  5:30 p.m.
Menorah Lighting | Lobby at Hotel Jerome 
Join the Hotel Jerome as they celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting in the lobby.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  6:30 p.m.
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas | Wheeler Opera House
Ken Ludwig’s Twas the Night Before Christmas is a new holiday tradition and wild adventure, where the whole family can help solve a Christmas mystery. When Santa’s naughty and nice list goes missing, a few dancing mice, a little girl and a wacky elf need to save the day before Santa boards his sleigh.  Tickets required.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com
 

December 23

MON
23
   
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each nonperishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Teddy Bear Story Hour | Wheeler Stallard Museum
Celebrate the holiday season with classic tales from around the world, shared by the Aspen Historical Society and Spellbinders storytellers. Kids are invited to bring their teddy bears or stuffed animals for this beloved holiday tradition. $3 per child.
Aspen Historical Society, 970.925.3721 or aspenhistory.org
 
  12 - 7 p.m. FREE! Present Wrapping Party | Pitkin County Library
All supplies included to wrap up your holiday gifts!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  1 - 1:30 p.m.
Aspen Skating Club Holiday Exhibition | Silver Circle Rink by CP Burger
Join the Aspen Skating Club as Aspen’s young skaters perform to holiday music at the Silver Circle Rink in front of CP Burger.
Aspen Skating Club, 650.465.1720 or aspenskatingclub.com
 
  4 p.m. 
FREE! The Holiday Belltones | Lobby at Hotel Jerome 
“The best way to spread cheer, is singing loud for all to hear!” Join Hotel Jerome and the Holiday Belltones in the Lobby for some festive caroling.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  5 p.m.
FREE! Light It Up Holiday Kick Off Event | W Aspen
Mineshaft Entry will be hosting a photo opportunity with special guest, free W Hot Chocolate, entertainment and more!
W Aspen, 970.431.0800
 
  5:30 p.m.
Menorah Lighting | Lobby at Hotel Jerome 
Join the Hotel Jerome as they celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting in the lobby.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  9:30 p.m. 
Cedric Gervais | Belly Up Aspen
A yearly tour schedule & sell out shows spanning the world over. These are just a few things that have been making French born Miami resident Cedric Gervais one of the most sought after House DJs & electronic music producers in the world today.  Tickets required. 21+ event only
Belly Up Aspen, 970.710.8150 or https://bellyupaspen.com/cedric-gervais
 

December 24

TUES
24
   
  10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Teddy Bear Story Hour | Wheeler Stallard Museum
Celebrate the holiday season with classic tales from around the world, shared by the Aspen Historical Society and Spellbinders storytellers. Kids are invited to bring their teddy bears or stuffed animals for this beloved holiday tradition. $3 per child.
Aspen Historical Society, 970.925.3721 or aspenhistory.org
 
  4 p.m.
FREE! The Holiday Belltones | Lobby at Hotel Jerome 
“The best way to spread cheer, is singing loud for all to hear!” Join Hotel Jerome and the Holiday Belltones in the Lobby for some festive caroling.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  4, 6 & 8 p.m.
A Jazzy Christmas Eve at the Aspen Chapel | Aspen Chapel
Please join the Aspen Chapel for one of three Christmas Eve Services led by Nicholas Vesey.
4:00p Children’s Christmas Eve Service with Aspen Chapel Youth Choir
6:00p A Jazzy Christmas Eve with jazz musicians Josefina Cattaneo, vocalist and Tim Fox, keyboard and trumpet.
8:00p “Christmas Eve Mass” with communion and jazz musicians Josefina Cattaneo, vocalist and Tim Fox, keyboard and trumpet.
Onsite parking available.
Aspen Chapel, 970.925.7184 or www.aspenchapel.org
 
  5 - 9 p.m. Christmas Eve Buffet | Prospect at Hotel Jerome 
Prospect at Hotel Jerome, 970.429.7610 or www.hoteljerome.aubergeresorts.com
 
  6 - 10 p.m.
Christmas Eve Dinner | Element 47 at The Little Nell
Celebrate season’s eatings at Element 47. The restaurant offers a four-course prix fixe menu featuring indulgent favorites like squab, lobster, wagyu beef, hand-made pasta, turbot, venison, foie gras, scallops and decadent desserts for every sweet tooth.  Reservations required.
Element 47 at The Little Nell, 970.920.6330 or https://www.thelittlenell.com/aspen-experience/events/christmas-e47
 

December 25

WED    25

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM ACRA!

  1 - 4 p.m. FREE! 12 Days of Aspen Holiday Giveaway | Aspen Chamber Guest Pavilion on the Cooper Ave. Mall
Aspen Chamber Resort Association
970.925.1940 or www.aspenchamber.org            
 
  2 - 8 p.m. Christmas Day Buffet | Prospect at Hotel Jerome 
Join the Hotel Jerome for their traditional Christmas Day Buffet!
Prospect at Hotel Jerome, 970.429.7610 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  5 - 10 p.m.
Christmas Dinner | Ajax Tavern at The Little Nell
Enjoy a relaxed Christmas dinner at Ajax Tavern. The restaurant offers a three-course menu with holiday favorites like beef tenderloin, gnocchi, rack of lamb, oysters and more, in a casual, family-friendly setting. Reservations required. Ajax Tavern at The Little Nell, 970.920.6334 or https://www.thelittlenell.com/aspen-experience/events/christmas-ajax
 
  5:30 p.m. 
Menorah Lighting | Lobby at Hotel Jerome
Join the Hotel Jerome as they celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting in the lobby.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  6 - 10 p.m.
Christmas Dinner | Element 47 at The Little Nell
Celebrate season’s eatings at Element 47. The restaurant offers a four-course prix fixe menu featuring indulgent favorites like squab, lobster, wagyu beef, hand-made pasta, turbot, venison, foie gras, scallops and decadent desserts for every sweet tooth.  Reservations required.
Element 47 at The Little Nell, 970.920.6330 or https://www.thelittlenell.com/aspen-experience/events/christmas-e47 
 
  6:30 p.m.
ABBA Mania | Wheeler Opera House
Come see the number one touring ABBA production! Relive the glory days when ABBA ruled the airwaves – ABBA MANIA brings ABBA fans old and new together for an unforgettable night! Dig out those platforms and flares and come hear ABBA favorites like ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Voulez Vous’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Winner Takes It All’, ‘Super Trouper’ and many more!
Tickets required.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com

December 26

THURS   26

 

 

  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each nonperishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  1 p.m.
FREE! Latke and Dreidel Painting | Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  2:30 - 4 p.m.
Family & Kids Movie: An American Tale| Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  3 - 5 p.m.
FREE! Family Bird of Prey Après | ACES Hallam Lake
Join Aspen Center for Environmental Studies for a small open house
gathering at the Hallam Lake visitor center featuring warm drinks,
s’mores by the fire, winter-themed crafts for children, and a Bird of Prey
program with ACES’ resident raptors. Guests are also invited to explore
the Hallam Lake nature preserve and enjoy this winter wonderland!
ACES, 970.925.5756 or aspennature.org
 
  5:30 p.m.
Family Movie and Pizza Night in Español| Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  5:30 p.m.
Menorah Lighting | Lobby at Hotel Jerome
Join the Hotel Jerome as they celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting in the lobby.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  7:30 p.m. 
Acrobats of Cirque-Tacular: Shimmer | Wheeler Opera House
Journey to a shimmering winter wonderland of circus spectacle and derring-do! Marvel at the bendy ballerina in her glistening snow globe.  Find yourself aglow as the aerial snow ballet mesmerizes your senses. Astonishing acrobatics, dazzling specialty acts, and glittering costumes abound in a warm and whimsical world the whole family will enjoy!  Tickets required.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com
 
  10 p.m.
FREE! Faux or Fur for the Holidays | 39 Degrees at W Aspen
Join the W Aspen for their spin on a traditional ugly sweater party at 39 Degrees Cocktail Lounge.  Music, drink specials and front of the line access for dressing up!
W Aspen, 970.431.0800
 

December 27

FRI
27
   
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each nonperishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org  
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  1 - 3 p.m.
FREE! Crocheting and Knitting| Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FREE! Story Time with Jill Sheeley | Lobby at Hotel Jerome
Join the Hotel Jerome in the lobby for Story Time with Jill Sheeley, cookies and hot chocolate will be provided!
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
  4 p.m.
Family & Kids Movie: Snow Day | Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  5:30 p.m.
Menorah Lighting | Lobby at Hotel Jerome
Join the Hotel Jerome as they celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting in the lobby.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  7:30 p.m.
Aspen Laugh Festival presents: Best of SNL feat. Alex Moffat and Mikey Day | Wheeler Opera House
What’s better than one SNL comic? Two! A Chicago native, Alex Moffat has performed with Second City (like so many iconic SNL greats). He starred in the indie film Uncle John, and has been an SNL cast member since 2016. Mikey Day was a member of the Groundlings comedy troupe in Los Angeles and was a cast member on Nick Cannon’s MTV comedy series “Wild ‘n Out” for seven seasons. Day has also been on Saturday Night Live since 2016.  Tickets required.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com
 

December 28

SAT
28

   
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each nonperishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org  
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
FREE! Snowflake Making and Decorating | Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  1 - 3 p.m.
Family & Kids Movie: Frozen| Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  4 -7 p.m.
THE NEXT | Aspen Art Museum
Join us on the AAM’s Roof Deck Sculpture Garden and be treated to Pearl Street Caviar, premium cocktails, and champagne. Featuring music by Timo Weiland, craft cocktails at the ROXOR Artisan Gin ice bar, a silent auction of curated experiences and items, and Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Room! Tickets required.  Attire: Aspen Après​
Aspen Art Museum, 970.925.8050 or www.aspenartmuseum.org/the-next
  4:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Adam Trent: Holiday Magic | Wheeler Opera House
“Seeing is dis-believing!” – New York Times
Direct from Broadway, ADAM TRENT, the breakout star of the world’s best-selling magic show The Illusionists, brings his signature brand of magic and illusion to a Holiday themed spectacle perfect for the entire family.  Tickets required.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com
 
  5:30 p.m. 
Menorah Lighting | Lobby at Hotel Jerome
Join the Hotel Jerome as they celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting in the lobby.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 

December 29

SUN
29
   
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each non-perishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  12:30 - 2 p.m.
Indoor Treasure Hunt| Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  2:15 - 4 p.m.
Pixar Short Films Collections: Vol. 3 | Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  5:30 p.m.
Menorah Lighting | Lobby at Hotel Jerome
Join the Hotel Jerome as they celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting in the lobby.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  9 p.m.
Bob Moses (Club Set) and Nora En Pure | Belly Up Aspen
Bob Moses, the Vancouver bred duo consisting of Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance, came to life in the Brooklyn underground scene of 2012. Meshing guitar licks, a moody smolder and a dash of dance-floor ambience with lyrical depth and classic songwriting, the duo created a sound that appeals equally to club goers and rock music fans.
Nora En Pure is the Deep House & Indie Dance music sensation that is rippling through the sonic sphere with her beautiful blend of electronic beats. Every track she gets her hands on turns to gold and every performance she gives leaves the audience in awe.  Tickets required. 21+ event only
 

December 30

MON
30
   
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each non-perishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Audi Ajax Cup | Little Nell Race Course
Save the date for AVSC's 10th annual Audi Ajax Cup, AVSC's most impactful fundraiser of the year in which 16 teams, each paired with a professional ski racer, duke it out for the famed Gorsuch Cup in a dual GS ski race! Race is FREE to watch.
Aspen Valley Ski Club, 970.205.5107 or https://audiajaxcup.com
 
  5 - 7 p.m.
Family & Kids Movie: Smallfoot| Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  5:30 p.m.
Menorah Lighting | Lobby at Hotel Jerome
Join the Hotel Jerome as they celebrate Hanukkah with a daily candle lighting in the lobby.
Hotel Jerome, 970.920.1000 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
 
  9:30 p.m.
Flume DJ Set | Belly Up Aspen
Grammy Award-winning DJ and producer whose hit song ‘Never Be Like You’ peaked at No. 3 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Songs chart + has over 475 million Spotify streams. Headlined this year’s Lollapalooza and Outside Lands.  Tickets required.  21+ event only.
Belly Up Aspen, 970.710.8150 or https://bellyupaspen.com/flume-dj-set
 

December 31

 

TUES
31

   
  ALL DAY FREE! Food for Fines to Benefit Lift-Up | Pitkin County Library
For each non-perishable item brought in for Lift-Up, $1.00 of fines will be erased from your record.
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
 
  ALL DAY
FREE! Pick a Book from Under the Tree | Pitkin County Library
Enjoy a variety of books to choose from!
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  3 p.m.
Après Ski Mocktail Lesson| Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  4 - 6 p.m.
Movie Night: When Harry Met Sally | Pitkin County Library
Pitkin County Library, 970.429.1900 or www.pitcolib.org
  6 & 8:30 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Dinner | Ajax Tavern at The Little Nell
Gather friends and family and usher in the New Year with a memorable meal at Ajax Tavern, perfectly timed to enjoy the fireworks show over Aspen Mountain afterward. Chef de Cuisine Oscar Carrasco will offer a festive menu complete with oysters, king crab, scallops, wagyu beef, fresh pasta and decadent desserts. Reservations required - two seatings are available: 6 pm or 8:30 pm.
Ajax Tavern at The Little Nell, 970.920.6334 or  https://www.thelittlenell.com/aspen-experience/events/nye-ajax
 
  6 & 9:30 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Dinner | Prospect at Hotel Jerome
Reservations required.
Hotel Jerome, 970.429.7610 or https://aubergeresorts.com/hoteljerome/
  6 - 10 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Dinner | Element 47 at The Little Nell
End the year with indulgence! Caviar, lobster, truffles, scallop, wagyu, fresh pasta and chocolate – what better way to celebrate 2019 and ring in 2020? Element 47 will feature a decadent four-course menu filled with festive flavors.  Reservations required.
Element 47 at The Little Nell, 970.920.6330 or https://www.thelittlenell.com/aspen-experience/events/nye-e47
  7 & 11 p.m.
Clicquot Cats | Aspen Mountain
The ultimate slope side experience combines The Little Nell’s five-star service and Veuve Clicquot’s La Grande Dame champagne with coveted access to Aspen Mountain. Just three snowcats for up to 12 guests each are available for your choice of the 8 pm or midnight fireworks shows. First, arrive to a private Veuve Clicquot lounge in the Silver Queen Gondola Building replete with a DJ and drinks. Next, board your private snowcat to be driven to an exclusive seating area overlooking Aspen with chairs, plush blankets and a glowing fire pit. A dedicated server will be your host, serving champagne, caviar, blinis and other savory delights.
Reservations required.
 
  8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
FREE! Fireworks | Over Aspen Mountain
Bonfire and DJ in Wagner Park from 8 p.m. until midnight.  The firework spectacle will take place at both 8 p.m. and midnight to celebrate the New Year.
City of Aspen, 970.429.2093 or aspenspecialevents.com
  9:30 p.m.
Yonder Mountain String Band co-presented with Belly Up Aspen |  Wheeler Opera House
Ring in the New Year with our annual New Year’s Eve party! For the past 20 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. Tickets required - price includes Fireworks Viewing Party with light appetizers starting at 7:45pm.  Concert begins at 9:30pm.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  10 p.m. 
Flume DJ Set | Belly Up Aspen
Grammy Award-winning DJ and producer whose hit song ‘Never Be Like You’ peaked at No. 3 on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Songs chart + has over 475 million Spotify streams. Headlined this year’s Lollapalooza and Outside Lands.  Tickets required.  21+ event only.
Belly Up Aspen, 970.710.8150 or https://bellyupaspen.com/flume-dj-set
  10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
The Dom Pérignon Party | The Little Nell
For our Pearl Anniversary celebration, the world’s your oyster at The Little Nell on New Year’s Eve. Your all-inclusive ticket includes bottomless Dom Pérignon and endless entertainment. The hotel’s transformation into a chic circus scene translates to entertainment flowing throughout the outlets with musical acts and acrobats. Mingle in the Hennessy Lounge to sounds of All That Jazz Sextet. Dance to DJ Cyn in the Belvedere Lounge. Party in the Dom Pérignon Lounge downstairs at The Nell with dueling DJs Niiko x Swae. Chill by the Ice Bar with a shot of Hennessy Cognac, paired with freshly-made donuts. Countdown to midnight as dancers light up the courtyard with a fire show leading up to the fireworks display. Also enjoy top-shelf liquor, sweet and savory bites, oysters on the half-shell, a gourmet cheese bar and more. Tickets required. 
 

4th of July Parade Waiver

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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