Get away to Aspen Snowmass this Presidents’ Day Weekend! With fresh snow, bluebird days in the forecast, and too many events and activities to count, it's the perfect storm for a 3-day weekend to remember.
Here is a list of our top Presidents’ Day Weekend happenings at Aspen Snowmass:

Friday, February 16

Uphill Breakfast Club
Uphill Breakfast Club

FRIDAY MORNING UPHILL BREAKFAST CLUB

Kick off your weekend with a heart-pumping uphill climb and reward yourself with a delicious breakfast at the Cliffhouse restaurant located at the top of Buttermilk Mountain. Skin or hike up. Breakfast is available for purchase from 8:45am–10am with coffee, tea and hot chocolate, an oatmeal and yogurt station, and hot breakfast options.
Ullr Nights
Ullr Nights

ULLR NIGHTS

Elk Camp on Snowmass becomes a winter wonderland in celebration of the Norse God of Snow — Ullr — at this nighttime party. Catch the evening gondola ride up to Elk Camp for fun outdoor activities such as riding the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, tubing, snowbiking, s’mores and hot chocolate by the bonfire. Dine on a la carte culinary delights and dance to live music. The kids can warm up inside with fun activities downstairs in The Tent.
Nepal Film at Wheeler Opera House
Nepal Film at Wheeler Opera House

MOUNTAINFILM IN ASPEN PRESENTS: STORIES OF NEPAL

Enjoy an evening of short documentary films inspired by the country and people of Nepal at the Wheeler Opera House from 6:30pm–9pm. Films include The Last Honey Hunter (Audience Favorite Award winner), Rinpoche Speaks and Lunag Ri. Filmmakers Ben Knight and Julia Van Raalte will conduct a Q & A after their film The Last Honey Hunter.

Saturday, February 17

Spring Extended Lift Hours

Beginning February 17, select lifts at each of our four mountains will extend their hours!

Snowmass: Elk Camp Gondola, Village Express, and Sheer Bliss will extend hours to 4:00 PM. Village Express will load to the Mid-Station until 4:15 PM
Aspen Mountain: Silver Queen Gondola, Ajax Express, and F.I.S. will extend hours to 4:00 PM
Aspen Highlands: Exhibition will extend hours to 4:00 PM
Buttermilk: Summit Express will extend hours to 4:00 PM
Aspen Snowmass
Aspen Snowmass

Ascendigo
Ascendigo

VERTICAL BLUE AT ASPEN HIGHLANDS

Ski Aspen Highlands and join in on the fun-raising for Ascendigo Autism Services as the organization hosts an autism awareness day with interactive booths and giveaways at the base from 9am–3pm Highlights of the Highlands Alehouse après ski party from 3pm–5pm include a DJ and prize giveaways including a pair of Icelantic skis.
Bud Light Hi Fi Concert Series at Aspen Snowmass Cold War Kids
Bud Light Hi Fi Concert Series at Aspen Snowmass Cold War Kids

BUDLIGHT HIFI CONCERT

Cold War Kids will electrify the Aspen Mountain Gondola Plaza with a free concert from 6pm–7:30pm. Cold War Kids is an indie rock band based in Long Beach, California.
Ascendigo Blue
Ascendigo Blue

ASCENDIGO BLUE ASPEN

Ascendigo Blue Aspen (formerly Light It Up Blue) is a signature Presidents’ Day Weekend event. Enjoy a lively evening of fundraising at the Belly Up Aspen complete with curated cocktails and dinner stations, a live auction, special guests, and concert with Vintage Trouble — a high-energy rhythm and blues band from Hollywood, California. All proceeds will benefit Ascendigo Autism Services which serves local, regional and national populations of youth and adults across the autism spectrum.
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

AILEY II – ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET

Renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances, Ailey II will be performing at the Aspen District Theatre at 7:30pm. These artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and exciting new works by current outstanding emerging choreographers. Learn more.
Wheeler Opera House
Wheeler Opera House

BRUCE COCKBURN: KICKING AT THE DARKNESS

Canadian musical legend Bruce Cockburn known for capturing in song the essence of human experience will be performing at the Wheeler Opera House at 7:30pm. Cockburn’s acoustic and electric guitar playing places him among the world’s top instrumentalists. Learn more.
Lynn Britt Cabin Apres Party at Snowmass
Lynn Britt Cabin Apres Party at Snowmass

#LBCAPRES KICKOFF PARTY

There's a new place to après on Snowmass! At 2pm, ski in to Lynn Britt Cabin for an on-mountain party with Woody Creek Distillers featuring DJ Naka and guest DJs, $6 Gin & Juice cocktails from Woody Creek Distillers, a free pig roast, giveaways, prizes, a fire pit and outdoor lounge.

Sunday, February 18

Wheeler Opera House
Wheeler Opera House

THE MAGIC OF BILL BLAGG LIVE!

The Magic of Bill Blagg Live! Tour comes to the Wheeler Opera House at 7:30pm with interactive magic and jaw-dropping illusions. Blagg’s show combines “mind-blowing” magical talents with his off-the-cuff personality for an unforgettable evening.

Monday, February 19

Lynn Britt Cabin
Lynn Britt Cabin

RANCH APPRECIATION DINNER – LYNN BRITT CABIN

Cap off Presidents’ Day with a farm-to-table five-course dinner served in the rustic yet elegant dining room of the Lynn Britt Cabin on Snowmass. Chef Brett Thompson prepares a meal that includes meats from local purveyors served with wine pairings from Master Sommelier Jay Fletcher. A snowcat will take you to and from the cabin.

Published on February 2018

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