Sundeck in Summer

Take a scenic ride up the Silver Queen Gondola and take full advantage of the Sundeck' mountaintop location in summertime. Enjoy a refreshing salad on the patio with extraordinary views over the Elk Mountains.

a man pouring a bottle of alcohol to a woman and a boy at a table with food and drinks

Summer Operating Hours


Summer Operating Dates

Open: Weekends (Fri.–Sun.) from May 27–June 11 & Sept. 8-Oct. 2 | Daily from June 16–Sept. 4

Close: Oct. 2, 2023

Cuisine: American, Mediterranean & Asian
Location: Aspen Mountain, Top of the Silver Queen Gondola
Serves: Lunch

Enjoy healthy, fresh and inventive soups, pizzas, unique salads and delicious sandwiches. It’s all served in the Sundeck’s bright and warm setting, defined by 30-foot ceilings and a huge rock fireplace. Listen to live bluegrass on Sundays or simply go for a short hike atop the mountain. Clearly marked trails lead to forest, meadows and more scenic views.

The Sundeck is also a popular special events venue in summer.

View of the Sundeck on Aspen Mountain

Sundeck Social

June 29 - August 31 | Happy Hour at The Sundeck |Every Thursday this summer atop of Aspen Mountain, enjoy live acoustic sets and drink specials all afternoon. Take in the views while sipping on refreshing specialty cocktails drink specials just $9 each. The music begins at 12:30pm and continues until 3:30pm, giving you ample time to enjoy talented performers and relax in the sunshine on the Sundeck patio. The last gondola down will be at 4:30pm, so make the most of your time at Sundeck Social's before embarking on a scenic descent back into town.

Sundeck Events

Sundeck Weddings

Sundeck weddings

Sundeck weddings

With guests riding the scenic Silver Queen Gondola to the top, a world-renowned restaurant to cater the event, and a spectacular backdrop for your vows, you'd be hard-pressed to come up with a more perfect mountaintop wedding venue than the Sundeck.

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