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Celebrate 2019/20 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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Acquolina Trattoria & Pizzeria
First Seating 6:00 & 6:30pm, $145 per person at a table -OR- $85 per person at our bar counter
Second Seating 9:00 & 9:30pm, $295 per person at a table -OR- $155 per person at our bar counter
970.925.8222 acquolinaaspen.com 
Ajax Tavern
Share a memorable meal at Ajax Tavern, perfectly timed to enjoy the fireworks show over Aspen Mountain afterward. Chef de Cuisine Oscar Carrasco will offer a special three-course menu complete with a glass of champagne per person. 
First Seating 6:00pm, $300++ per person with a $150 wine pairing option
Second Seating 8:30pm, $300++ per person with a $150 wine pairing option
970.920.6334 thelittlenell.com/nye-ajax
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
Nonmember Pricing: $275 Adult (open bar), $230 Adult (alcohol not included), $95 Children (12 years and under)
Member Pricing: $220 Adult (open bar), $185 Adult (alcohol not included), $75 Children (12 years and under)
970.925.8050 aspenartmuesum.org
First Seating 5:30-6:00pm, three-course menu includes a glass of "Cristal" Champagne, $375++ View Menu
Second Seating 9:00pm, four-course menu includes a bottle of "Cristal" Champagne per couple, first course choice of caviar appetizer, second course choice of truffle appetizer, $675++ View Menu
Resident DJ playing all night, party favors and a beautiful view of Ajax Mountain from the patio illuminated by fireworks. 
970.429.8683 betulaaspen.com
Campo de Fiori 
First Seating 6:00-8:30pm or 6:30-8:45pm, $110 per person, View Menu
Second Seating 9:30pm-after midnight, $275 per person, View Menu
970.920.7717 campodefiori.net
Casa Tua Aspen
First Seating 5:30pm, three-course dinner plus a glass of f Louis Roederer "Cristal" 2009 each, $400++
Second Seating 8:30pm, four-course menu with a bottle of Louis Roederer "Cristal" 2009 per couple, $700++
970.920.7277 casatualifestyle.com/aspen
Clark's Aspen
Clark's is offering an exclusive four-course, prix-fixe menu with highlights of plateau de fruits de mer, Maine lobster ravioli, scallop & perigord truffle risotto, dry aged Beeman Ranch NY strip, and more. Additional caviar supplement and Cristal by the glass specials available all night as well!
Bar opens at 4:30 p.m.
$300 per person
970.710.2546 ClarksAspen.com
Element 47 - The Little Nell
End the year with indulgence! Caviar, lobster, truffles, scallop, wagyu, fresh pasta and chocolate – what better way to celebrate 2019 and ring in 2020? Element 47 will feature a decadent four-course menu filled with extravagant flavors. 6–10 p.m.
$300++ per guest, available with a $200 wine pairing option.
970.920.6330 thelittlenell.com
Jimmy's Aspen
First Seating 5:45, 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, and 6:45pm, three course dinner, $150 per person
Second Seating 8:45, 9:00, 9:15, 9:30, 9:45, and 10:00pm, Four course dinner, champagne toast at midnight, and a dance party with DJ Folami & Party Favors. $350 per person. 
Exclusive VIP Seating Personal wine concierge service from wine director & sommelier Greg Van Wagner. Five course dinner with upgrades available. One bottle of Cristal (or other premium Champagne at guests's request) per four guests accompanied by caviar service. Guest's choice of priority seating with unrestricted reservation times. Dance party with DJ Folami & Party Favors.  $550 per person. 
970.925.6020 jimmysaspen.com
L'Hostaria Ristorante
First Seating 5:30-6:30pm - Regular Menu
Second Seating 9:00 & 9:30pm, Three-Course Menu. In the dining room $280 per person, at the bar $200 per person. 
Live music starts at 9:45pm provided by The Boogie Machine
970.925.9022 hostaria.com
La Creperie du Village 
Second Seating 9:00pm, 6-course menu.
Dinner will be completed with the Austrian Custom of "Bleigiessen". Lead figurines are melted in a spoon held over a lit candle. They are then quickly poured into a bowl of cold water, where they harden immediately. The shape of the cooled lead tells the future of that person for the year to come, and each person tries to determine what he or she sees in the reshaped lead figure.   
970.925.1566 lacreperieduvillage.com
First Seating 6:30 or 7:00pm, four-course prix fixe, $95 per person++. Children's menu available at $48
Second Seating 8:30pm or 9:00pm, four-course prix fixe, $125 per person++  
970.925.5882 mezzalunaaspen.com 
Velvet Buck- St. Regis Aspen Resort
Executive Chef Laurent Pillard has prepared a bountiful feast fit for the entire family in Velvet Buck, complete with seafood towers, carving stations and innovative holiday specialties. Menu
First Seating 5:00-6:00pm, $175 per person, 12 years and under $50, 5 years and under complimentary
Second Seating 8:00pm-10:00pm, $295 per person, Includes bottomless champagne, specialty cocktails, New Year's party favors & a musical performance by a jazz quartet as well as access to the evening's celebrations in Mountain Social.  


Parties and Events

Mountain Social - St. Regis Aspen
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.
Non hotel guests $69/person. 
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive
Clicquot Cats
7:00pm & 11:00pm
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  serve a raw seafood bar, caviar, chocolate covered strawberries and The Little Nell’s signature hot chocolate.
970.920.4600 thelittlenell.com
New Year's Eve Celebration with Vaud and the Villains- Wheeler Opera House
7:45pm ​
Ring in the New Year at the Wheeler with our New Year's Eve Celebration featuring Vaud and the Villains! Vaud and the Villains is an 18 piece orchestra and cabaret show. It's Americana Noir meets Moulin Rouge with the presentation of a modern day, over the top, rock and roll spectacle. Tickets include a pre-show party with fireworks viewing, heavy appetizers, and a cash bar starting at 7:45pm. 
970.920.5770 wheeleroperahouse.com 
Bonfire & DJ - Wagner Park
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
Silver City
Silver City is excited to announce their New Year's Eve party hosted by David Adam Byrnes. David is a young country star who opened for artists like Chris Stapleton, Eric Church, Casey Donahew, and more. For New Year's you'll dance to his own hits as well as party songs new and old from all genres... With a little twang of course. Champagne toast at midnight included. 
970.429.8252 SilverCityAspen.com
Escobar Aspen
Open bar all night. 2019 Champagne toast. Special Guest DJ
970.414.0524 escobaraspen.com
Justice - Belly Up Aspen
9:30pm Doors, 10:00pm show
$300 GA / $695 Reserved
970.544.9800 bellyupaspen.com
Odyssey, A New Years Eve Experience - The Limelight Hotel in collaboration with Nightout & Aspen 82
Please join Aspen 82 and NIGHTOUT as they take you on a journey into your New Year. You will be mesmerized and delighted by a space transformed into a setting to guarantee you have the most magical transition between years. Guests will enjoy premium open bar (including Veuve Clicquot & Belvedere) and delicious savory and sweet bites all evening. Sounds will be provided by DJ Soul Atomic. A special guest DJ will be performing in the lounge. Party favors and activities will be provided. 
VIP Access includes: skipping the lines, private seating for you or your party, VIP gift bag, bottle service, served bites, private servers, access to VIP outdoor patio and fireworks viewing area. Complimentary s'mores, private VIP masseuse, prime dance floor viewing, and much more.. 
Dress to impress
800.936.3126 nightout.com/aspen-nye-2019
Shlomo's Aspen
Free glass of champagne apres fireworks, and free late night sweets
$50 per person Tickets or Dinner & Party: $100 per person, call to reserve
970.315.4055 shlomosaspen.com
Bootsy Bellows Aspen
This year Bootsy Bellows will be hosting their New Years Eve party in the former "Aspen Kitchen" space. The patio will be opened with heaters, the inside will look very different, will all of the upgraded sounds, lighting and fun you've come to expect from them. Opening set DJ Mark Jackson! Ringing in the New Year with DJ Politik. Bottomless Perrier Joeut Champagne all night. Passed appetizers 10:00pm- 12:30am. Please call with any questions. 
617.233.4504 eventbrite.com/bootsy-bellows-aspen-new-years-eve
The Dom Perignon Party - The Little Nell
Ring in 2019 in#NellStyle at Aspen’s “it party” of the holiday season. The signature celebration takes place throughout The Little Nell with unique musical acts in three of the hotel's premier venues. Access includes bottomless Dom Perignon, a top-shelf open bar and decadent food stations replenished throughout the night. The Manhattan Party Band will perform in the Belvedere Lounge, DJ Cyn will be spinning in the Dom Perignon Lounge and the Flatirons Jazz Band takes over the Hennessy Lounge. Among the captivating surprises- Brazlian funk and freestyle dancers, drawing the crowd to the dance floor. There will be a fireworks display over Aspen Mountain at midnight. 
$595++/person. Reserved seating for up to eight guests with private butler service is available for $12,000/group.
970.920.6334 thelittlenell.com
Grey Lady Presents: NYE in a SNOW GLOBE, with Bumble
Join Grey Lady and Bumble for an unforgettable New Years eve in our snow globe in the middle of Aspen. DJ Mr. Gray from Los Angeles will be keeping guests on the dance floor with his fresh modern house. Ticket price includes full open bar, champagne and party favors. 
970.925.1797 nightout.com
Red Onion New Years Eve
Come ring in the New Year with all the locals! DJ Golden setting the tone for 2018! Come dance the night away! Your $20 cover will get you a champagne toast at midnight and an unforgettable night with great music, cheap drinks and bad decisions!
970.925.9955 redonionaspen.com

New Year's Day

Brunch @ Velvet Buck - St. Regis Aspen Resort
We welcome 2019 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
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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4th of July Parade Waiver


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  


  • 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”).


                                    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.


                                         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.


   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



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