Schneetag - April 20

This hilarious event is one not to miss. The 7th annual Schneetag event (pronounced Sch-knee Tog) invites teams of four to create a craft that they will pilot down a slope at Spider Sabich and attempt to float across a 75x20 foot pond. Every team has a theme and will perform a skit before they descend. This event is just as ridiculous and entertaining as it sounds.

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Holiday Celebrations

Stay Tuned for more holiday action in 2014. Here is what happened last year. 

Buttermilk Family Christmas Celebration 

When: Saturday, December 21 at 4:30pm

Where: Buttermilk

Join the crew at Buttermilk as they celebrate the holiday season! The evening will be filled with kids crafts, cocoa, cookies and Santa!

Schedule of Events

4:30pm – Kids crafts, hot cocoa, cookies & carols

5pm – Santa arrives by snowcat!  


The Little Nell Tree Lighting Celebration

When: Sunday, December 22, 5–6pm

Where: The Little Nell Courtyard

The event will take place in the hotel’s courtyard at the base of Ajax and is open to the community as well as hotel guests. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies will be provided, with the Harmony Sisters playing sing-along festive tunes. Santa and his live reindeer will make an appearance – their last stop in Colorado before heading back to the North Pole.

Following the tree lighting, the merriment will continue with an Ugly Sweater Party at Chair 9, the hotel’s new après ski bar, with live music and libations. All those wearing ugly sweaters will receive a complimentary hot cider (with some jolly holiday rum for those over 21).  


Snowmass Holiday Events/Santa Photos/Christmas Carolers

When: December 21 to 24

Where: Snowmass, Base Village and Snowmass Mall

Essential Information

The North Pole comes to  Snowmass when Santa’s magical village opens to hear the last minute requests of good girls and boys.  Complimentary photos with Santa are offered from 2:00pm to 4:00pm December 21 to 24.  Enjoy free Holiday kids’ entertainment when carolers stroll through the Mall and Base Village singing favorite Christmas carols.

For more information on the Snowmass Holiday Events, visit gosnowmass.com.


Torchlight Parade & Fireworks

When: December 28

Where: Snowmass, Village Express Lift to Midway for Torchlight Parade.  Fireworks take place on Fanny Hill.

Essential Information

Free annual Torchlight Parade on Fanny Hill at 5:30pm, followed by fireworks at 6:30pm, on Saturday, December 28. Moms, dads and kids ages eight and older are invited to be part of the trail of light down the mountain. Stick around as fireworks illuminate the night sky immediately afterward.

Sign up at the Aspen/Snowmass Guest Services Information Desk in the Ticket Pavilion on the Snowmass Mall or call 970-923-0560. For more information the Torchlight Parade, visit gosnowmass.com.

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