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69th ANNUAL WINTERSKÖLTM 
January 9 - 12, 2020



 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
2020 Wintersköl Royalty
Congratulations to Nina Gabianelli & Mark Patterson!
 

Parade Registration
 

2020 Wintersköl Winners  
 
 
Soupsköl 2.0 Winners
1st Place: Castle Creek Cafe at Aspen Valley Hospital
2nd Place: Meat & Cheese
3rd Place: Grateful Deli
 
Canine Fashion Show Winners:
Most Adorable: Nina Zale with Dora Lee a 5 year old Yorkie
Best Dog Owner Look Alike: Jessie Chaley with Buddah
Best Celebrity Look Alike: Rick and Eleanor Carroll with Harry Potter
Best in Snow: The Steinberg Girls with Obi 
 

Thursday, January 9, 2020

12 - 2 p.m.
Aspen Chamber Resort Association’s Helen K. Klanderud Wintersköl Awards Luncheon
St. Regis Resort Aspen
Kick-off the annual Wintersköl celebration with the Aspen Chamber Resort Association in honoring the 2020 Wintersköl Royal Honorees; presenting the ACRA Business and Nonprofit of the Year Awards, the Molly Campbell Award and the Defy Ordinary Awards. Dedicated in memory of Helen K. Klanderud.
Ticket Pricing: $55 ACRA Members / $75 Non-Members
Aspen Chamber Resort Association, 970.925.1940 or aspenchamber.org
 
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Music on The Mall
Snowmass Village Mall
Snowmass Tourism, 970.923.2000 or gosnowmass.com
 
3 p.m. 
Anderson Ranch Arts Center WINTERSCULPT
Presented by the Aspen Chamber Resort Association
Mill Street Mall (Corner of Mill & Hyman Streets)
Anderson Ranch Arts Center WINTERSCULPT invites community members to gather a team and participate in a fun and lively 48-hour snow sculpture competition as part of Aspen’s Wintersköl festivities. Teams work around the clock to transform their 8’ square foot snow cubes into freestanding creations. Completed sculptures are judged on creativity, design concept, and technical execution. Prizes to be awarded for first, second and third place sculptures.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, 970.923.3181 or www.andersonranch.org
 
5:30 p.m.
FREE! Aspen History 101 and Aspen Extreme at Wintersköl
Wheeler Opera House
Kick off the Wintersköl™ weekend with Aspen History 101 and a screening of Aspen Extreme. Aspen History 101, a theatrical crash course in local lore, was born from the no-credit, all-fun college of the Rockies, also known as the Aspen State Teachers College. The performance features actors, actresses, song, dance, resurrecting the party-loving atmosphere of Aspen State Teachers College, arguably one of the more entertaining aspects of area history! Attendees will receive an Aspen State Teacher’s College “student ID” which is good for one free beer at the bar following the “course.”
Following Aspen History 101, join presenting partners Aspen Historical Society, ACRA and the Wheeler Opera house for a screening of the iconic 1993 film Aspen Extreme, which tells the well-known and oft-repeated story of two ski bums who ditch everything to live the dream in Aspen. Dress to impress TJ and Dex! Get out your onesies and come in costume for just Aspen History 101, the film screening, or both! 
Aspen History 101, 5:30 p.m. (theatrical performance)
Aspen Extreme, 7:30 p.m. (film screening)
FREE to attend - Advance reservations recommended, to secure your seat call the Wheeler Box Office at 970.920.5770
Aspen Historical Society, 970.925.3721 or www.aspenhistory.org
 
9 p.m. 
James Murphy DJ SET
Belly Up Aspen
Founder of Grammy Award-winning band LCD Soundsystem brings “‘70's yacht rock deep cuts and some of the most moving disco music ever produced” – Miami New Times
Tickets Required.
Belly Up Aspen, 970.785.8500 or https://bellyupaspen.com/james-murphy-dj-set
 

Friday, January 10, 2020

ALL DAY
Anderson Ranch Arts Center WINTERSCULPT Continues
Presented by the Aspen Chamber Resort Association
Mill Street Mall (Corner of Mill & Hyman Streets)
 
7 - 10 a.m. 
Friday Morning Uphill Social co-hosted by Mountain Flow Eco Wax and the Aspen Chamber Resort Association 
Buttermilk Mountain & The Cliffhouse Restaurant 
Head uphill for community, exercise and Wintersköl fun! The Cliffhouse restaurant, located at the top of Buttermilk Mountain, plays host to the Friday Morning Uphill Breakfast Club in which uphill skiers enjoy breakfast in the restaurant after hiking up the mountain.  As a part of Aspen’s Wintersköl Celebration, the Aspen Chamber Resort Association will provide breakfast FREE to participating uphillers from 8:45 – 10 a.m. Grab your gear, friends, and a Wintersköl button at the bottom of Tiehack then head on up for breakfast, great Wintersköl raffle prize giveaways, and swag by Mountain Flow Eco Wax.
Contact the Ute Mountaineer for details about rentals for the uphill social, 4 punch pass discount available. 
FREE to participate
 
Founded and supported by Aspen Alpine Guides and the Ute Mountaineer, this uphill social takes place every Friday January 3 – April 3, 2020 in partnership with the City of Aspenthe Cliffhouse restaurant, and the Aspen Skiing Company. For more information on uphilling, visit https://www.aspenchamber.org/how-to/get-outside/winter and Aspen Snowmass’s Guide to Uphilling https://www.aspensnowmass.com/while-you-are-here/see-all-guides/uphilling-guide
Mountain Flow Eco Wax offers a rub-on Skin Wax that helps to prevent icing on climbing skins.
 
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 
Anderson Ranch Arts Center KIDSCULPT
Presented by Aspen Chamber Resort Association
Anderson Ranch Arts Center KIDSCULPT invites middle schools from across the Roaring Fork Valley gather teams to participate in a snow sculpture competition on the Mill Street Mall in downtown Aspen. Students work together to transform their 4’ square foot snow cubes into freestanding creations. A panel of independent community members judge the sculptures based on overall artistry and creativity.
Judging at 12 p.m.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, 970.923.3181 or www.andersonranch.org
 
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
THE MOUNTAINSIDE LODGE
Aspen Mountain Gondola Plaza
LOUNGE between runs, try new products, and get free swag! Daily from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
CELEBRATE at our Après Ski Parties! Daily from 3 – 5 p.m.  Must be 21 +
Both free and open to the public, presented by Men’s Health, Esquire and Popular Mechanics
 
10 - 11 a.m.
Children’s Story Book Hour
Chair 9 at The Little Nell
The Little Nell’s annual Wintersköl celebration features a children's story hour and hot cocoa with local author Jill Sheeley. Children of all ages are invited to gather around the fireplace at Chair 9 at The Nell to hear Jill read about the adventures of Kip, an Australian Shepherd, and Fraser the yellow dog and their exciting lives in Aspen. When children stay at The Nell, they receive a copy of Jill’s books as a kids’ amenity. For guests at the Story Book Hour, signed copies will be available for $20 each if you’d like your own.
Free to attend.
The Little Nell, 970.920.4600 or www.thelittlenell.com
 
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Apple Strudel Down Hil​l
Apple Strudel Run on Aspen Highlands
This race, where everybody wins, started in 1988 when Gretl Uhl began making apple strudel at the Merry Go Round Restaurant.  It became a fun race held during Wintersköl on the Apple Strudel Run at Aspen Highlands.  Follow the signs from top of Exhibition Lift, past the Merry Go Round Restaurant to top of Apple Strudel Run to enter race.  Come and join us on Friday from 10:30am to noon, run the course, then join us at the finish line for strudel and hot chocolate. No pre-registration necessary, free to attend.
Highlands Guest Service Desk, 970.544.3081 or www.aspensnowmass.com
 
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
History Tour
Top of Aspen Mountain
Learn about the amazing mining and ski history lying literally beneath your feet as you tour Aspen Mountain with a long-time local historian.
Meet at guest services cabin at the top of the mountain.
FREE to attend. Lift ticket required.
970.920.0755 or www.aspensnowmass.com
 
4 - 6 p.m.
Soupsköl 2.0
Aspen Art Museum & SO Café
Soup’s on! Inspired by the former Soupsköl competition, Soupsköl 2.0 joins the 2020 Wintersköl Celebration with a new take on the legendary soup-making contest. SO Café and guest restaurants will compete for the best soup, additional tasty bites and Wintersköl drink specials provided by SO Café with entertainment by DJ Dylan.  SO Get your soup-on and vote for your favorite! Presented in partnership with the Aspen Chamber Resort Association.
FREE and open to everyone.
Aspen Art Museum, 970.925.8050 or aspenartmusem.com
 
5 - 6 p.m.
Full Moon Dinner at the Cliffhouse
Top of Buttermilk Mountain Skin or hike up
Tiehack on Buttermilk to dinner at Cliffhouse under the full moon. Get there early to enjoy free hot chocolate from 5-6 pm around the Cowboy Cauldron over a roaring fire. À la carte dinner options; snacks and a cash bar will be offered inside Cliffhouse. The Cliffhouse is open from 5pm–8pm.
Dynafit will be present each event and giving away swag at the top. People can also enter in to win a full Dynafit Kit, one male and one female will win, and drawing will happen at the end of the season. We will also have Bobo’s samples and RESQWATER for attendees.
Aspen Snowmass, www.aspensnowmass.com
 
5 - 9 p.m.
Ullr Nights
Elk Camp at Snowmass
On select Friday nights during the peak of winter season, we honor of the Norse God of Snow — Ullr — with Ullr Nights, a nighttime, winter wonderland party at Elk Camp on Snowmass. Friends and family take an evening gondola ride up to Elk Camp for outdoor winter activities such as tubing, riding the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, s'mores and hot chocolate by the bonfire. Dance to live music and enjoy an a la carte culinary celebration sure to please any palate. After playing in the snow, kids can warm up inside with fun activities and entertainment available downstairs in The Tent.
$10 to ride the gondola, $59 for Activities Ticket
Aspen Snowmass, 970.923.1227 or www.aspensnowmass.com
 
6:30 p.m. 
The Great DuBois: Masters of Variety!
Wheeler Opera House
Recently featured in Hugh Jackman’s hit movie, “The Greatest Showman,” The Great DuBois: Masters of Variety is a fast-paced, high energy circus show for all ages…showcasing incredible feats of juggling, hula hoops, unicycle, aerial, circus stunts, contortion, magic and audience interaction all wrapped up in a blanket of comedy. Simply put…the most unique 2-person circus show you will ever see! Tickets required.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com
 
7 & 9:15 p.m.
Alphonso Horne & the Gotham City Kings
JAS Café downstairs at The Little Nell
A fiery and dynamic trumpeter leads a New Orleans flared show fueled by the soul searing sounds of the Big Easy. 
Tickets required.
JAS Café downstairs at The Little Nell, 970.920.4996 or jazzaspensnowmass.org
 
8:30 p.m.
Pat Green
Belly Up Aspen
“The Springsteen of the Southwest” (People Magazine) with 15 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
Tickets required.
Belly Up Aspen, 970.785.8500 or www.bellyupaspen.com
 

Saturday, January 11, 2020

ALL DAY
Anderson Ranch Arts Center WINTERSCULPT Continues
Presented by the Aspen Chamber Resort Association
Mill Street Mall (Corner of Mill & Hyman Streets)
 
9:30 a.m.
Yoga on the Mountain
The Sundeck, Aspen Mountain
Rejuvenate with a complimentary yoga class geared towards winter sports enthusiasts, in partnership with LIPTON. Join us in the Mountainside Lodge for post yoga refreshments. Reserve your spot at the Mountainside Lodge.
Space is limited. Lift ticket required to access gondola.  Please allow for 25 minutes travel time to Sundeck.
Presented by Men’s Health, Esquire and Popular Mechanics
 
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
THE MOUNTAINSIDE LODGE
Aspen Mountain Gondola Plaza
LOUNGE between runs, try new products, and get free swag! Daily from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
CELEBRATE at our Après Ski Parties! Daily from 3 – 5 p.m.  Must be 21 +
Both free and open to the public, presented by Men’s Health, Esquire and Popular Mechanics
 
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Torah Bright Mini Shred
Low Down Park on Snowmass Mountain
Olympic Athlete, X Game Medalist and Aspen Snowmass ambassador, Torah Bright will host her next Mini Shred at Low Down Park in Snowmass. This event is free to join for both riders and skiers ages 7-17. Participants must be an intermediate level rider or skier to participate, helmets and lift tickets are required.
Aspen Snowmass, gosnowmass.com
 
12 - 3 p.m.
"WINTERFEST"
Wagner Park & Clock Tower Pedestrian Mall
Family fun, FREE and open to everyone!
12 - 3 p.m.  Bow Wow Kids Zone
12 - 1 p.m.  Canine Fashion Show Registration (free to participate, registration required)
1 - 2 p.m.     Canine Fashion Show
2 - 3 p.m.     US Air Force Drum & Bugle Corps and The El Jebel Shrine Pipe Band
Aspen Chamber Resort Association, 970.925.1940 or www.aspenchamber.org
 
3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
W Aspen Wintersköl Après  
Living Room, W Aspen
Join the W Aspen and Aspen Chamber Resort Association for Wintersköl Après, featuring fun sips, bites & DJ beats.  Be sure to stop by the Official Wintersköl Parade headquarters to register for the parade and create your parade glow shirt!
W Aspen, 970.431.0800
 
6:30 - 7 p.m.
Wintersköl Aspen Glow Parade
Downtown Aspen, Cooper Ave. between Hunter St. and Mill St.
Celebrate winter with an ode to Wintersköl’s past in this new pedestrian parade downtown Aspen. Put your costumes, glow lights, and headlamps on as we “glow” to the Bonfire Celebration in Wagner Park.  Parade participants eligible for fun giveaways!​ $20 for 2020!  Registered  parade participants will receive a ticket to redeem for $20 at the end of the parade after arriving to Wagner Park!  All redeemed tickets will be entered for a chance to win a drawing for $202.00 at the Wintersköl Bonfire in Wagner Park following the parade.
*Tickets limited to first 100 parade registration entries - One ticket per group or individual entry.
Children under the age of 16 must be registered & accompanied by an adult.   
Must be present to win drawing.
Parade free to enter, registration required.  Click here for registration form.
Aspen Chamber Resort Association, 970.925.1940 or www.aspenchamber.org
 
7 - 8:30 p.m. 
Wintersköl Bonfire
Wagner Park 
Join the Aspen Chamber Resort Association and Aspen Fire Department for the 3rd Annual Snowcoming Wintersköl Bonfire.  Enjoy free food and hot chocolate while dancing under the stars to a surprise DJ and the US Air Force Drum & Bugle Corps before the fireworks!
7 - 7:30 p.m.    US Air Force Drum & Bugle Corps
7 - 8:30 p.m.    Bonfire
8 p.m.                  Torchlight Descent followed immediately by the Fireworks Extravaganza 
FREE and open to everyone
Aspen Chamber Resort Association, 970.925.1940 or www.aspenchamber.org
   
7 & 9:15 p.m. 
Alphonso Horne & the Gotham City Kings
JAS Café downstairs at The Little Nell
A fiery and dynamic trumpeter leads a New Orleans flared show fueled by the soul searing sounds of the Big Easy. 
Tickets required.
JAS Café downstairs at The Little Nell, 970.920.4996 or jazzaspensnowmass.org
 
7:30 p.m.
Fortune Feimster
Wheeler Opera House
A stand-up comedian, writer and actor, Fortune first made a name for herself on Chelsea Lately. Feimster currently stars in the NBC series, Champions, as a series regular and is known for her role of ‘Nurse Collette’ on Hulu’s The Mindy Project. You may also know her from appearances on Conan, ’ Comedy Central’s @midnight, Drunk History, Workaholics, Office Christmas Party and more!
Tickets required.  Free for Wheeler Wins Members.
Wheeler Opera House, 970.920.5770 or wheeleroperahouse.com
 
8 p.m. 
Torchlight Descent & Wintersköl Fireworks Extravaganza
Little Nell Run on Aspen Mountain
Gather in Wagner Park to view the torchlight descent and firework  spectacle!
 
10:30 p.m.
Phantoms (DJ Set)
Belly Up Aspen
Electronic music duo with Top 10 songs “Say It” feat. Anna Clendening and “Just A Feeling” feat. Verite bring hot electro-dance beats with a dash of techno and heavy dose of pop hooks” (AllMusic)
Tickets required.
Belly Up Aspen, 970.785.8500 or bellyupaspen.com
 

Sunday, January 12, 2020

8 a.m.
First Tracks
Aspen Mountain, Silver Queen Gondola
BE THE FIRST to hit the slopes during First Tracks, in partnership with CLIF BAR. Reserve your spot at the Mountainside Lodge. 
Space is limited. Lift ticket required to access gondola.
Presented by Men’s Health, Esquire and Popular Mechanics
 
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
THE MOUNTAINSIDE LODGE
Aspen Mountain Gondola Plaza
LOUNGE between runs, try new products, and get free swag! Daily from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
CELEBRATE at our Après Ski Parties! Daily from 3 – 5 p.m.  Must be 21 +
Both free and open to the public, presented by Men’s Health, Esquire and Popular Mechanics
 
8 p.m.
The New Mastersounds
Belly Up Aspen
“Taut, old-school instrumental funk with a contemporary energy” (AllMusic)
Tickets required.
Belly Up Aspen, 970.785.8500 or www.bellyupaspen.com
 

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS 

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CANINE FASHION SHOW

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FRIENDS OF WINTERSKÖL
 

SKÖL 1:
The Macallan
 
SKÖL 2:
Mezzaluna

 

 

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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