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Holiday Dining in Aspen 2018

After a full day on the slopes, enjoy specialty holiday season meals at Aspen's finest restaurants.

Below is a partial list of dining specials happening in Aspen.  From Christmas lunch to a holiday dinner, there are dining options for everyone.

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Christmas Week

 

The Cooking School of Aspen
Dec 21st-27th
Affordable Dining Christmas Week. A gourmet buffet. 5:30pm-10:30pm​
Salad Bar, Entrees, Sides, and Assorted Desserts
Book your Reservation in advance by calling or going online. 
970.920.2002 cookingschoolofaspen.com/calendar

 

Christmas Eve

 
Casa Tua Aspen
White truffle menu (in addition to the regular menu)
970.920.7277 casatualifestyle.com/aspen
 
Element 47
December 24 & 25, 6pm-10pm
Give your loved ones the gift of an exquisite Christmas dinner, served at element 47. Executive Chef Matt Zubrod will prepare a 4-course prix fixe menu, sure to please any palate, featuring New American cuisine.
$247++/guest with a $125 wine pairing option, $47++/child. View Menu
970.920.6330 thelittlenell.com
 
Velvet Buck - St. Regis Aspen
5pm-9pm
Special holiday menu.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive
 
Mountain Social - St. Regis Aspen
4pm - closing
Special holiday menu.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive

 

Christmas Day

 
Ajax Tavern
December 25, 6pm-10pm
Sit back, relax and enjoy an enchanting Christmas dinner at Ajax Tavern. This prix fixe menu includes all the holiday favorites in a casual, family environment.
$95++/guest with a $50 wine pairing option, $35++/child. View Menu
970.920.6334 thelittlenell.com
 
Casa Tua Aspen
White truffle menu and Christmas specials (in addition to the regular menu)
970.920.7277 casatualifestyle.com/aspen
 
Element 47
December 24 & 25, 6pm-10pm
Give your loved ones the gift of an exquisite Christmas dinner, served at element 47. Executive Chef Matt Zubrod will prepare a 4-course prix fixe menu, sure to please any palate, featuring New American cuisine.
$247++/guest with a $125 wine pairing option, $47++/child.
[email protected] thelittlenell.com
 
EMP Winter House Main Dining Christmas Experience
December 24 & 25, Seatings at 2pm, 4:00pm, and 8:00pm
Celebrate the holiday in their dining room with a four-course menu featuring choices for appetizer, entree and dessert.  Entrees will include all of the classic Christmas trimmings served family style. $145/person (Amex Card members exclusive)
 
EMP Winter House Yurt Village Christmas Experience
December 24 & 25, Seatings at 2pm, 4:30pm, and 4:45pm
Celebrate the holiday in one of their festive Yurts with a family-style, four-coursed menu featuring fruits-de-mer, roasted beef short-rib, classic Christmas trimmings, and holiday inspired desserts. $175/person (Amex Card members exclusive)
 
Mawa's Kitchen
Christmas Pick Up - Menu
Order must be placed by December 19, 2018
Full Menu: $108/person, A La Carte options
970.544.4862 mawaskitchen.com
 
Prospect @ Hotel Jerome
Christmas Day Buffet
December 25, 2pm-8pm - Menu
Adults: $175/person, Children under 10: $55
970.429.7610 www.hoteljerome.aubergeresorts.com/dining
 
Velvet Buck - St. Regis Aspen
5pm-9pm
Christmas Day Dinner Buffet - Menu
Enjoy a festive spread with exquisite culinary carving stations and traditional holiday offerings. Make a merry toast with a glass of champagne or a signature holiday cocktail, on us. Reservations are highly recommended and can be booked online with a credit card.
$149/person, $49/child 12 years & under, children 5 years & under complimentary
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive

 

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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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