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7908 REASONS TO COME TO TOWN

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Welcome to Aspen! We can think of 7,908 reasons why you should come to town - these are just a few. Visit Aspen's Saturday Market, eat at one of our delectable restaurants, peruse our local shops, or peek into one of our beautiful art galleries. We've got music on the streets, parks and fountains for young ones to enjoy, and water bowls and treats for your pups outside almost every store.  Check back with us weekly to make sure you’ve got the most up-to-date information on how to make your stay Defy Ordinary!

 

REASON #567:

THE ASPEN SATURDAY MARKET

This Aspen summer staple begins each Saturday morning at 8:30am-3pm from June 16th - October 6th. Come visit these ACRA Members at the ACRA booth - and ask them why they Come to Town!

June 16: Outdoor Voices July 14: Aspen Valley Hospital August 11: Pame Designs September 8: Engel & Völkers Aspen
June 23: Art of Fitness & The Fix July 21: Alpine Bank August 18: Response September 15: Snowmass Base Village
June 30: Ascendigo Autism Services July 28: Kate Flynn Designs August 25: Aspen Monopoly September 22: Snowmass Base Village
July 7: Maker & Place August 4: Vernon Fine Art September 1: Palaso September 29: Snowmass Base Village

Are you a member interested in signing up for a booth?  Call Erik at 925-1940 for availability.


 

7908 BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT


Reason #345:
Aspen Tap

Reason #6734: 
La Creperie du Village

Reason #199: 
Aspen Nannies

Reason #427: 
Hotel Aspen

Reason #126: 
Molly Gibson Lodge

Reason #1275: 
Rocky Mountain Pet Shop
Reason #6231:
D'Angelico Guitars
Reason #293: 
Aspen Sports 
Reason #56: 
 Cooking School of Aspen
Reason #333: 
The North Face
Reason #717: 
CJ Laing
Reason #2,498: 
Downtowner
Reason #544:
Local Coffee House
Reason #43:
The Limelight Lounge
Reason #101: 
 Club Monaco
Reason #829: 
COVET
Reason #61: 
Tanuki To-Go
Reason #77: 
Meat and Cheese
Reason #119: 
Campo de Fiori
Reason #6: 
The Little Nell
Reason #1: 
Aspen Chamber Resort Association
Reason #3,890: 
Aspen Public House
Reason #922: 
7908 Aspen
Reason #263: 
HOPS Culture
Reason #413: 
Coldwell Banker
         
           

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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