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Celebrate 2017/18 New Year's Eve in Aspen

Fireworks over Aspen Mountain

Nothing compares to New Year's Eve in Aspen. Ski or board the day away then choose from an array of activities, including two sets of Fireworks! 
Fireworks are at 8PM and Midnight over Aspen Mountain.

Looking for suggestions on what to do on New Year's Eve? Below is a partial list of dinners and parties happening in Aspen.

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Dinners

 
Acquolina Trattoria & Pizzeria
First seating 6pm & 6:30pm,  $135PP @ a table, -OR- $85PP @ our bar counter
Second seating 9pm & 9:30pm, $275PP @ a table, -OR- $150PP @ our bar counter
970.925.8222 acquolinaaspen.com
 
Ajax Tavern - The Little Nell
Secure the best seats in Aspen to watch the New Year's Eve fireworks shows at 8 pm or midnight. A special 3-course prix fixe dinner is offered with an early seating if you’d like to be finished by 8:30 pm. Otherwise, settle in for dinner and a fireworks show with the late seating.
$295++/guest for each seating. Includes a glass of Veuve Clicquot per person.
970.920.6334 thelittlenell.com
 
Aspen Art Museum - So Cafe
Join us for a New Year's Eve celebration at the Aspen Art Museum with fine wine, excellent food, art activities for the whole family, and the best view of the fireworks in Aspen.
6pm-8:30pm Cocktail Buffet Dinner
8pm Champagne Toast & Fireworks
$235 Adult (open bar), $210 Adult (alcohol not included), $80 Children 12 years and under
970.925.8050 aspenartmuesum.org
 
Element 47 - The Little Nell
6pm-10pm
Join us for an extravagant meal at Aspen’s most chic place to be on New Year's Eve. Chef de Cuisine Patrick Dunn will prepare a sensational 4-course prix fixe menu featuring New American cuisine.
$547++/guest, available with a $595 wine pairing option. View Menu
970.920.6330 thelittlenell.com
 
L'Hostaria Ristorante
First Seating 5:30pm-6:30pm - Regular Menu
Second seating 9pm & 9:30pm - 3 Course Menu - $260/person in the dining room, $190/person at the bar, not including: beverages, tax, and gratuity
Live music starts at 9:45pm provided by The Boogie Machine
970.925.9022 hostaria.com
 
Velvet Buck - St. Regis Aspen Resort
First Seating: 5pm-6pm, 2 hour reservation; $185/adult, $60/child 12 years & under, children 5 years & under complimentary
Second Seating: 8pm-10pm, table is invited to stay at their leisure; $295/adult
Our kitchen has prepared a bountiful feast fit for the entire family in the Velvet Buck, complete with seafood towers, carving stations and innovative holiday specialties. The second seating, which takes flight from 8pm, includes bottomless champagne, specialty cocktails, New Year's party favors & a musical performance by a jazz quartet. Menu
Reservations are highly recommended and can be booked online with a credit card.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive

 

Parties and Events

 
Mountain Social - St. Regis Aspen
5pm-2am
Celebrate with a DJ performance, cocktail service by Mountain Social & a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Marvel at midnight (and 8pm) in a premier view of the Aspen Mountain fireworks.
Open to the community and no cover charge.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive
 
Clicquot Cats
7:15pm-8:45pm & 11:15pm-12:45am
For an elevated experience on New Year’s Eve, Clicquot Cats offer the unique opportunity to view the fireworks display from the top of Little Nell ski run. The Little Nell, Veuve Clicquot and Aspen Skiing Company have created a VIP fireworks experience, combining the finest in service and champagne and the ultimate in access and adventure. Three snowcats are available for buy-out (up to 12 guests) for the 8 pm or midnight fireworks shows over Aspen Mountain. Your Clicquot Cat will depart from the base of Ajax for a ride up Little Nell run to a private setting on the slopes with seating, blankets and a dedicated server to pour Veuve Clicquot Jeroboam La Grande Dame by the magnum and Ardberg scotch, serve a raw seafood bar, caviar, chocolate covered strawberries and The Little Nell’s signature hot chocolate, plus Bellinis for a celebratory toast.
970.920.4600 thelittlenell.com
 
The Infamous Stringdusters - Wheeler Opera House
7:45pm open bar (wine and beer) and light appetizers
9:30pm show
Midnight complimentary champagne toast during the ball drop will follow the concert.
970.920.5770 wheeleroperahouse.com
 
Bonfire & DJ - Wagner Park
8pm-Midnight
FREE! Ring in the New Year in Wagner Park as you listen to a DJ and warm up by the bonfire before enjoying the fireworks over Aspen Mountain at 8pm and Midnight.
970.429.2093 cityofaspen.com
 
Fireworks - Aspen Mountain
8pm & Midnight - Fireworks over Aspen Mountain.
970.429.2093 cityofaspen.com
 
Fireworks in the Courtyard - St. Regis Aspen
8pm & 12am
Cozy up next to the fire with a cocktail while you gaze up at the gorgeous mountainside. Ring in 2018 with the Aspen Mountain fireworks displays at 8pm & midnight.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive
 
Jane's Addiction - Belly Up Aspen
9pm Doors, 9:30pm show
$285 GA / $595 Reserved
970.785.8500 bellyupaspen.com
 
The Dom Perignon Party - The Little Nell
10pm-1:30am
Ring in 2018 at Aspen’s “it party” of the holiday season. The exclusive celebration takes place throughout Chair 9, the living room, element 47’s bar and outdoor lounge, as well as the Grand Salon. Each space will be exclusively named and feature musical acts for the premier event of the winter. Enjoy an open bar with food stations replenished throughout the night. DJ Amy Robbins will get the crowd on their feet in The Belvedere Lounge, DJ Cyn will be spinning in The Dom Pérignon Lounge and a live jazz performance in the Hennessy Lounge. The party goes from 10 pm – 1:30 am with a fireworks display over Aspen Mountain at midnight.
$575++/person. Reserved seating for up to eight guests with private butler service is available for $12,000/group.
970.920.6334 thelittlenell.com
 

New Year's Day

 
Brunch @ Velvet Buck - St. Regis Aspen Resort
7am-1pm
We welcome 2018 with a decadent start in the Velvet Buck. Feast on a spirited culinary buffet spread as well as a Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar.
$99/adult, $39/child 12 years & under, children 5 years & under complimentary
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive
 
Rose Bowl Viewing @ Mountain Social - St. Regis Aspen
3pm
Gather your sporting comrades and join us in Mountain Social for a special viewing of the Rose Bowl football game.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive

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