The Holidays At Aspen Snowmass

New Years Eve Fireworks at Aspen Snowmass

Cold weather meets a warm, festive spirit in the Roaring Fork Valley as we greet the holiday season. Days filled with steep turns, hot beverages, and twinkling lights await and we invite you to join in the many activities and events across our four mountains and two towns.

Holiday Happenings

Snowmass Village Holidays

Snowmass Village Holidays

Snowmass Holiday Happenings

Snowmass Luminescence

We could all use a little more light in our lives these days. And now, when the lifts close at Snowmass, things really brighten up. Snowmass Luminescence, an interactive art and light display brought to you by Snowmass Tourism and Aspen Snowmass, will immerse you and your family in a dazzling world of light and art.



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Aspen Holiday Happenings

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Christmas Eve + Christmas Dinners at Element 47
Celebrate season’s eatings at Element 47. The restaurant offers a four-course prix fixe menu featuring indulgent favorites like lobster, wagyu beef, goose, hand-made pasta, venison, scallops, and decadent desserts for every sweet tooth. From 5 to 10pm, $350 per guest, available with a $200 wine pairing option, and $50 per child.


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AVSC’s Audi AJAX Cup | Thunderbowl Race Course
The Audi Ajax Cup is a dual Giant Slalom right on the Thunderbowl run down Aspen Highlands. Teams of six are racing head-to-head until one is named the winner and awarded the famed Gorsuch Cup as a fundraiser for Aspen Valley Ski Club. Each team has a pro-racer, which in previous years has included Chris Davenport, Casey Puckett, Daron Rahlves and AJ Kitt.


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Holiday Things to Do

Skier bluebird day

Skier bluebird day

Skiing and Riding in December at Aspen Snowmass
Skiing and Riding | All Four Mountains
Daily | 9:00am until 3:30pm

Aspen Snowmass is where journeys begin this winter. A single lift ticket to Aspen Snowmass unlocks 5,500+ acres of some of North America’s best terrain. Secure your days to ski or ride at any of our four mountains—we know it's hard to choose, but just let inspiration be your guide.

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Breathtaker Snowmass
Breathtaker Alpine Coaster | Elk Camp at Snowmass
Weekends starting November 24, 2022; April 7-16, 2023 | Daily beginning December 16, 2022-April 2, 2023

For winter thrills off the slopes, look no further than the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster. Riders will wind their way through over a mile of forest on an elevated track at speeds of up to 28mph. Located adjacent to the Elk Camp Restaurant, riders and passengers will be able to experience the thrilling ride during the day and during special Ullr Nights.



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A child participates in tubing at Elk Camp on Snowmass Mountain with The Little Nell.
Tubing | Elk Camp at Snowmass
Daily beginning December 23, 2022

Aspen Snowmass is thrilled to offer tubing facilities at Snowmass for the winter season. The multiple lanes are lift-served and carved into The Meadows at Elk Camp, with lighting facilities to illuminate the runs at night during Ullr Nights festivities.

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New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Aspen Town Fireworks

Aspen Town Fireworks

Fireworks in Aspen
Whether you are partying at a nightclub or celebrating with family and friends, the buildup for New Years Eve at Aspen Snowmass is always the mountainside fireworks. Aspen will be launching them over the slopes. Learn more below:

Fireworks | Aspen
December 31, 2022; 8pm (Fireworks)
Join us for a bonfire and live DJ in Wagner park from 6pm until 9pm. Fireworks over Aspen Mountain at 8pm. + Learn More




New Year's Eve Dinner | Element 47
December 31, 2022; 6–11pm
End the year with indulgence! Savor à la carte menu selections including seafood towers, sushi boats, steak, lobster, house-made pasta, decadent desserts and much more. Enjoy a live DJ and entertainment acts as you kick off the evening’s celebrations. Reservations are available between 6:45-7:45 pm, and are subject to a five-day cancellation policy. $750 minimum food & beverage spend per person, with the option to add The Dom Pérignon Party at a reduced price of $750.
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Updated December 2021

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