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Group & Event Planning

Free Planning Services and Support

The sales team at the Aspen Chamber Resort Association welcomes the opportunity to find the perfect setting for your social group event or wedding in Aspen. Complimentary planning services include sourcing venues and hotels, group activities and local vendor referrals. Our local knowledge and expertise is available to streamline your planning process and make it easier than ever to plan a social event or wedding in Aspen. We are here to help you craft a celebration that will defy ordinary.

Social Groups

Aspen’s welcoming atmosphere makes it a great destination for many groups looking for quality time together and a memorable experience. Social groups may include family or school reunions, large tour groups of all ages, special interest clubs, student groups and ski clubs. These groups may also include religious gatherings, whether formal or informal, fraternal orders and military groups, or educational organizations. The Aspen Chamber Resort Association can provide information to these groups about group lodging, suitable venues, customized adventures, and travel tips.

Our itinerary ideas can be tailored to any group size or interest. Check out some of our local's tips to brainstorm what your group might enjoy on their trip to Aspen. 

Getting Here

Accessed by air with non-stop routes from Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston, Aspen Pitkin County Airport (ASE) is just a 10-minute shuttle transfer to the downtown core, where the preferred method of transportation is walking. Every venue in Aspen is easy to access, and the community encourages visitors to be car-free.

For those looking to explore beyond the Aspen core, the Roaring Fork Transit Authority (RFTA) bus system is free and easy to use. Aspen also recently added We-Cycle, a community bike sharing program, perfect for meeting attendees to experience the world of Aspen on two wheels.

For more information on transportation to and around Aspen click here. For an interactive map click here.

Group Activities

Celebrate your time with family and friends with an exciting adventure in Aspen. Hiking, biking, golf, horseback riding, fly-fishing and whitewater rafting are available in spring, summer and fall. In winter, snowshoeing, ice skating, sleigh rides, snowmobiling and, of course, world-class skiing and snowboarding. As a globally recognized wellness destination, Aspen is at the forefront of clean eating, athletic training and body renewal. From luxury spas to boutique yoga studios and personal instructors, our wellness professionals offer the best in health and fitness, and are at the cutting edge of the latest techniques and trends.

Dining and Nightlife

Aspen is home to 100 restaurants and bars located within walking distance of our meeting hotels and venues. In any season, dining and nightlife in Aspen cannot be matched. Sourcing fresh, local ingredients, our kitchens are led by some of the most accomplished and creative hands in the culinary world. Home to the annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, Aspen hosts chefs and vintners from around the world, influencing our dining scene with global flavors. Nightlife ranges from après ski, outdoor concerts, live performances, films and lectures at the historic Wheeler Opera House to today’s most influential bands at Belly Up

Art and Culture 

Group and wedding attendees can take advantage of exciting community-wide events year round in Aspen.  Our special events give you the option of creating something extraordinary for your meeting.  Aspen is home to its own contemporary Aspen Art Museum, Theatre Aspen, the Aspen Music Festival and School, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Aspen Film Festival, Jazz Aspen Snowmass, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen and many more cultural offerings. Aspen hosts numerous events throughout the year, including live music for all tastes, art openings, lectures and sports competitions with talented individuals from all over the world.