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Top 5 Year Round Activities to Enjoy in Aspen

BikingYearRound   BikingAspen is the epicenter for biking experience and culture year-round with numerous trails and events. From meandering riverside trails and serene road riding up to the Maroon Bells, Aspen has something for every level of rider. Fat biking in general has seen a huge growth in popularity over the winter seasons. Visitors can rent fat bikes from various local shops in town including Replay Sports, Stapleton and Ute City Cycles. The sport has grown to be so popular in Aspen that the …

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Weekend Update October 17-19

fall  Mid October calls for music galore in Aspen! The fall weather hasn't quit yet allowing visitors and locals to continuing checking off their fall bucket list. Planning ahead? Check out our winter 2014-2015 calendar for events, festivals and more.Friday, October 17Wheeler Opera House and Aspen Film present October films, a series of film screenings at the Wheeler Opera House throughout the month of October. Head to the Wheeler this Friday for "The Trip to Italy," a comedy about tw …

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ACES Annual Harvest Party

ACESharvestparty  Celebrate fall with Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) at their 13th annual Harvest Party this Saturday, October 18th from 12-5 p.m. at their Rock Bottom Ranch location in Basalt. The annual family friendly event includes food and drinks, live music, and fall activities such as pumpkin carving, apple cider pressing, farm tours and more. This year's live music comes from Doctor Robert, a Beatles tribute band based out of Crested Butte.ACES encourages guests to bike or walk down t …

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Art in Aspen

JGoulet  Arts and culture are an integral part of Aspen's dynamic community, making the town a haven for nurturing mind, body, and spirit. Art GalleriesAspen's art galleries punctuate the downtown streets, inviting passersby to browse their diverse collections. Baldwin Gallery, a sleek, open space, showcases works by some of the most acclaimed contemporary artists in the business such as Louise Nevelson, David LaChapelle, Ewan Gibbs, Todd Hido, and Jennifer Bartlett. Galerie Maximillian&n …

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Weekend Update October 10-12

fallmountains  Looking for weekend plans in Aspen? Check out the new art exhibits at Anderson Ranch or head to the Aspen Art Museum, free of admission, make your way to the last Saturday Market or enjoy some free music at the Belly Up. For a complete listing of calendar events click here.Friday, October 10Head to Anderson Ranch to check out two new exhibits: Andrea Wallace and Rick Dailey- Beyond Stasis Exhibition in the Patton-Malott Gallery and Sweet, Sweet Life: The Photographic Wo …

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Wedding Wednesday: Photographer Robin Proctor

wedding An Aspen wedding celebration can be anything you dream: an intimate ceremony in a park, or an elaborate affair atop a mountain. The best way to capture those dreams for years to come is with a professional photographer. This week's wedding Wednesday features Aspen photographer Robin Proctor:ACRA:What inspired you to become a wedding photographer? RP: I was shooting a wedding just for fun with my sister and I instantly loved it. The energy, being surrounded by love and happiness all day, and mo …

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What to Look Forward to This October in Aspen

fallaspen The music of the beloved John Denver will be celebrated at the Wheeler Opera House at the Inaugural John Denver Music Festival on Thursday, October 9. Tribute artists form all over the world will perform from 12-3 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. The best part of all, the festival is free and open to every one!Tuesday is date night at the Little Nell! From October 7-November 25, Ajax Tavern will host their date night dinner series with a three-course prix fixe menu, inclusive of wine, complimentary babysittin …

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Weekend Update October 3-5

Fallsnow             Winter may be on the way for soon for Aspen, but we still have a couple more weeks of fall to enjoy. This weekend boasts events from movie premiers, live music, hockey tournaments and more. For a complete calendar of the rest of the fall happenings in Aspen click here.Friday, October 3The Meeting 10 is Aspen/Snowmass' premier snow film festival with the latest ski and snowboard releases. The three-day festival delivers an unforgettable wee …

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What's New This Winter in Aspen

WinterWalkingMall While the aspen trees are changing from green to gold, Aspen is already preparing the 2014-2015 winter season. Besides the rumor of another amazing year of snow, there are plenty of new openings and activities for visitors and locals alike to look forward to. Check out some of the highlights below:Dining Scene:• David Burke Kitchen is scheduled to open December 2014 from renowned chef David Burke. Executive Chef Matthew O'Neill will utilize Colorado-based ingredients to serve Chef …

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Weekend Update September 26-28

GoldenLeaf Leaf peeping isn't the only thing to do this weekend in Aspen! This weekend boasts numerous events from Aspen Film's 24th annual Filmfest, recreational events, conferences and more. Make sure to get outside and enjoy some of our favorite leaf peeping spots as this will be prime time for fall foliage!Friday, September 26Aspen FilmFest kicks off on Friday going through Wednesday, October 1. Opening night spotlights writer Margaret Nagle's The Good Lie featuring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspo …

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