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2019 Aspen Media Coverage

The Aspen Chamber Resort Association works to promote Aspen as a premier year-round destination through a targeted public relations campaign highlighting all that Aspen has to offer and gaining media exposure for our destination and local businesses. We work with the local PR agency Promo Communications. As part of our efforts, below is a list of articles that mention Aspen, local businesses and activities. Please note that the media coverage featured is not necessarily the sole result of the ACRA  but could be the result of other community partner's efforts.

Aspen Online Coverage 2019
 



7/14/19 The Know (Denver Post) A quick trip to Aspen
7/10/19 WWD Where to Dine Shop and Party in Aspen This Summer
7/9/19 5280 7 Trail Races to Add to Your Running Bucket List
7/9/19 Town & Country 20 Ski Towns That Are Just as Spectacular in the Summer
7/7/19 Forbes The Best Hotels In Aspen
7/8/19 Forbes The Best Ski Resorts In Aspen
7/8/19 Houstonia Magazine How to Summer in Aspen
7/7/19 The Travel 10 Stunning Places To Travel For Your Wedding
7/3/19 Snow Brains 9 of the Most Photographed Mountains in the US
6/28/19 303 Magazine The Ultimate Colorado Road Trip Made Entirely of Scenic Byways and Detours
6/28/19 5280 A Rookie's Guide to Surviving Colorado's Backcountry
6/26/19 Forbes 9 Cannabis-Infused Getaways To Take This Summer
6/26/19 Wealth Magazine 17th annual downtown Aspen Art Festival
6/26/19 Blog Talk Radio Travel Today with Peter Greenberg - ALT/Aspen & the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
6/26/19 Peter Greenberg Radio Guest List- ALT/Aspen and the 37th Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado- June 22, 2019
6/25/19 Destination I Do Romantic Honeymoon Packages
6/25/19 MSN Travel The 25 Best Small Town Main Streets in America to Visit ASAP
6/21/19 Westword Colorado's Best Classical Music Concerts and Festivals This Summer
6/19/19 5280 The Best of the 2019 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
6/18/19 Martha Stewart blog Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
6/17/19 Mountain Living Aspen's 17th Annual Art Fest
6/17/19 Outside The Best Campsites in the U.S.
6/17/19 The Know/Denver Post Food & Wine Classic takes over Aspen for the weekend
6/17/19 Fodors 33 Ultimate Things to Do in Colorado
6/17/19 USA Today Get a taste of the nation's fanciest food & wine festival, with Martha Stewart, top chefs
6/13/19 303 Magazine How to Enjoy Aspen Food & Wine Classic Even Without a Ticket
6/13/19 BizBash Preview: What's In Store at This Year's Food & WIne Classic in Aspen
6/12/19 WSKG 10 Can't-Miss Classical Music Fesivals...5 Are An Easy Drive
6/12/19 KMGH- The Denver Channel 7 best things to do in Colorado this Father's Day weekend, June 14-16, 2019
6/12/19 Wine Enthusiast The Wine Enthusiast Restaurant Hall of Fame
6/12/19 10 Best 10 unique destinations to experience the great outdoors
6/11/19 Snow Brains Aspen Mountain, CO to OPEN AGAIN This Weekend | Now One of Longest Seasons in Resort's History
6/10/19 Forbes Top American Summer Wine Festivals
6/10/19 Reader's Digest The Best Hiking Trails in Every State
6/7/19 Ski Mag Where The Winter Never Ends: Ski Resorts Open This Summer
6/7/19 New York Times Celebrating the Bauhaus in ... Aspen?
6/6/19 Ski Where The Winter Never Ends: Ski Resorts Open This Summer
6/1/19 Town & Country 5 Best Destinations for a Father-Son Trip
6/1/19 The Know Colorado Arts: 8 happenings that will define summer 2019
Summer 2019 Town & Country Your Summer Culture Concierge
5/31/19 Denver Post Independence Pass opens after week delay
5/31/19 KDVR Want to visit Colorado's popular mountain towns this Summer? Book now!
5/29/19 FOX 10 Aspen 2019 Food & Wine
5/27/19 The Know Jazz: Summer is near, and jazz is in the air
5/29/19 Men's Journal Alpine Views, Endless Adventure, and an Epic Après Scene: The 4-Day Weekend in Aspen
5/25/19 AP Snows keep Colorado ski resorts open, mountain passes closed
5/24/19 The Denver Channel Where you can still go skiing and snowboarding in Colorado this Memorial Day Weekend
5/23/19 Food & Wine 10 Memorial Day Destinations for People Who Still Don't Have Plans
5/23/19 9 News Will the recent snowy, wet weather affect your Memorial Day plans?
5/22/19 Sunset Top 2019 Summer Events in the West
5/22/19 9 News These Colorado ski resorts will be open for Memorial Day Weekend
5/22/19 Food & Wine Here's the Star-Packed Schedule for the 2019 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
5/21/19 Bloomberg Another Colorado Ski Area To Be Open on Memorial Day After Late Snow
5/21/19 The Points Guy Pack the Skis and Sunscreen -- Ski Resorts Reopening for Memorial Day Weekend
5/21/19 Modern Man What months are best for skiing in Aspen?
5/17/19 The Know Aspen Mountain will open for Memorial Day Weekend skiing
5/16/19 SkiMag.com Local's Guide: Summertime in Aspen, Colorado
5/15/19 Denver Channel Maroon Bells will tentatively open May 24, thanks to significant progress clearing avalanche debris
5/15/19 FOX 31 Denver Avalanche removal ahead of schedule for access to Maroon Bells Scenic Area
5/15/19 9 News Avalanche cleanup to conclude earlier than first thought at Maroon Bells
5/15/19 CBS Denver 4 Couples Hope For The Best As Avalanche Debris Is Cleared From Popular Wedding Venue
5/14/19 New York Times Colorado's Bargain Season
5/12/19 Gazette Drinks | 2019 Summer Fun Guide
5/7/19 Unearth Women Practice Self Care at These Global Retreats
5/6/19 U.S. Daily News The Most Majestic Mountain Towns In America
5/4/19 Yahoo The Best Weekend Road Trips to Take This Summer
5/4/19 Travel + Leisure The Best Weekend Road Trips to Take This Summer
5/2/19 Food & Wine Where to Stay in Aspen
5/1/19 Pure Wow The 50 most beautiful places on the planet
5/1/19 Luxury Travel Magazine Top Destinations Ultra Rich Will Travel to This Summer via Private Jet
5/1/19 Food & Wine Where to Eat in Aspen
5/1/19 CBS Denver 4 Maroon Bells Remains Closed Because Of Avalanche Debris
5/19 Hemispheres Rocky Mountain High Design
5/19 Departures Mountain Modern
4/30/19 Food & Wine Things to Do in Aspen
4/29/19 Meetings & Events Look to the Future at Historic Hotels
4/29/19 CBS Denver 4 Avalanche Debris Forces Prolonged Closure At Maroon Bells
4/29/19 9 News Avalanches, heavy snowfall could delay opening of Independence Pass
4/29/19 9 News Heavy snow, avalanches could delay Memorial Day opening of Independence Pass
4/27/19 Associated Press Opening of Maroon Lake facilities will be delayed until June
4/26/19 Inc.com This Art Museum Director Curates Great Business Lessons
4/26/19 Denver Post CDOT'S Challenge: Opening Independence Pass on Schedule
4/25/19 CBS Denver 4 Independence Pass Might Open Later Than Normal Thanks To Avalanche
4/25/19 Out There Colorado Pay $4000 to attend this Colorado wine festival
4/24/19 Denver Post Avalanches might challenge reopening of Independence Pass
4/23/19 Adventure Travel News Success of Responsible Tourism Pledges Falls on Destinations, Not Travelers
4/23/19 MSN 60 Travel Destinations Calling Your Name This Summer
4/23/19 MSN 15 Beautiful Main Streets in America You Will Want to Move To
4/21/19 HGTV Front Door 5 Great Neighborhoods in Aspen
4/19/19 Mountain Living 25 ML Secret Travel Tips
4/19/19 Curbed 10 most high-design marijuana dispensaries in the U.S.
4/19/19 Style Me Pretty Candlelit Fall Wedding at Chaparral Ranch in Aspen, Colorado
4/17/19 On The Snow 5 best hike to ski trails in Colorado
4/14/19 Endless Vacation Six Mother-Daughter Getaways
4/13/19 Outside The World's Dreamiest Sports for Outdoor Yoga
4/10/19 Wine Spectator Exclusive: Aspen's the Little Nell Names New Wine Director
4/10/19 Afar Ski Into Spring at the Best Warm-Weather Skiing Spots
4/9/19 Town & Country The Best Places to Go Spring Skiing in 2019
4/8/19 Planet Ware 12 Top-Rated Ski Resorts in Colorado 2019
4/8/19 Men's Journal These Ski Resorts Have the Wildest Closing-Day Parties
4/6/19 KOAA News 5 Officials expect delayed opening of road to scenic Colorado valley
4/6/19 Men's Journal The 50 best spring break getaways
4/4/19 Fox 13 Denver Officials expect delayed opening of road to Maroon Bells
4/1/19 Finance Monthly America's Rocky Mountains and Her Hidden Secret: Aspen Is Not Just For Skiers
3/26/19 Ski Magazine My First Time: Aspen, Colo. 
3/26/19 Gear Junkie Aspen: The Colorado Mountain Town I Hate to Love
3/25/19 Outside The 25 best hikes in the world
3/21/19 Town & Country The Best Places to Go in August 2019
3/21/19 Paste How to Eat & Drink Your Way Through Aspen and Crested Butte
3/18/19 DuJour Celebrating How Design Shaped Aspen
3/13/19 CEO World Top Destinations For A Luxury Weekend Getaway In The US
3/6/19 Town & Country The Slope-Side Dining You Need to Try on Your Next Ski Trip
3/6/19 Brit + Co 12 Fashionable Hotels Bars Made for Girls' Night Out
3/5/19 Outside How to Live in a Van in Winter (to Chase Pow)
3/5/19 Freeskier Powder snow blankets Aspen Mountain to kick off FREESKIER's 17th annual Ski Test
3/4/19 The Travel Magazine 6 of the best extreme adventures in Colorado
3/3/19 Sierra Uphill skiing: it's a movement
3/2/19 New York Times Online In Aspen's Shadow, Snowmass Builds an Identity of Its Own
3/1/19 CNN Travel A non skier's guide to Aspen
2/26/19 New York Times Online Bali in March, Egypt in November: 12 Months of Travel Deals
2/22/19 OpenTable Après Ski Deliciously: Top Restaurants to Try on Your Next Ski Trip
2/22/19 Only In Your State You Can't Stay Away From This Colorado Steakhouse That Was Just Named One Of The Best In America
2/21/19 TravelSquire Aspen, Colorado: What to do and where to stay
2/20/19 Architectural Digest Hugo França's Natural Wood Furniture Arrives in the Rockies
2/12/19 Travel Magazine 12 Unique things to do in Aspen, Colorado
2/11/19 Vogue.com Inside the Rollicking Aspen Trip That Was All Over Your Instagram
2/10/19 The Points Guy The Best Après Ski Towns in North America
2/7/19 Men's Journal 2019 Travel Awards: The 33 Best Trips, Guides, and Hotels in the World
2/5/19 Food Network 50 states of steakhouses
2/5/19 Mountain Living Rocky Mountain Romance
2/5/19 Afar The best ski resorts in the United States
2/5/19 Biz Journals Food Network names this Colorado steakhouse one of the best in country
2/3/19 Colorado Gazette Uphill skiing? It's the local pride of Aspen
2/1/19 Men's Journal The best ski resorts to go skinning in North America
2/19 Delta Sky Style Inspiration: Aspen
1/23/19 Chicago Tribune What's happening in and around Aspen, Colo. 
1/17/19 Fathom Timely Travel Deals & News
1/17/19 9 News A list of 35 outdoor ice rinks in Colorado
1/16/19 Eater Denver An Eleven Madison Park and Shake Shack Love Child Spawns in Aspen
1/15/19 Fathom What's New in Aspen 2019
1/15/19 Insider The 25 best ski resorts in America according to skiers and snowboarders
1/15/19 Travel Age West 5 Can't-Miss Hikes in Aspen and Snowmass, Colorado
1/14/19 Compete Network Aspen Gay Ski Week 2019 Your Guide to the Slopes at the World's Largest Gay Ski Week
1/8/19 The Lemon Bowl 48 hours in Aspen
1/8/19 ABC News Online Top 5 trending vacation spots for millennials in 2019
1/7/19 Afar The Best Hot Springs In The United States
1/7/19 Everett Potter Aspen's Limelight & Molly Gibson
1/3/19 Colorado Springs Gazette Snow sculptures, beer, frozen corpses and ski joring: Looking ahead to Colorado's 2019 winter festivals
1/3/19 The Manual Best Ski Resorts in the US
1/2/19 Forbes Travel Guide 3 top Colorado ski resorts
1/2/19 5280 Aspen's Holding a Year-Long Celebration of a Modern Art Movement
Jan/Feb 2019 Celebrated Living Bauhaus Party
Winter 2019 WDT Magazine Highs & Lows (Dollar-Wise) of Skiing Aspen

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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