2020 Aspen Gay Ski Week

January 12 - 18, 2020

This week-long festival — the longest running gay ski week in America — serves up 7 nights of parties, concerts, comedy, films, symposiums and dinners. During the day, festival goers enjoy Aspen Snowmass’ four mountains of terrain, special lunches, receptions and, you guessed it, more parties. Venues include the four mountains of Aspen Snowmass, the Wheeler Opera House, and a variety of hotels and restaurants around town.

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2020 Event Description

Come to Aspen Snowmass for a fun filled week of events to celebrate Gay & Lesbian Ski Week. It is a full week of skiing and snowboarding on four of Colorado's superb mountains. Not to mention all the events that are in store when you arrive such as, daily après-ski parties, fabulous nighttime events with world class DJ's, downhill costume party, nightly dinners, film, art, shopping and more.


Pass holders will receive priority access to all Gay Ski Week (GSW) events and parties. In the event of a sell-out, all pass holders will be admitted if arrived by 11pm and those who remain will be admitted on a one-out, one-in basis. If available, single tickets* for individual parties may be purchased at GSW Registration at our Host Hotel the Limelight Hotel (355 S. Monarch Street, Aspen). There will also be limited complimentary cocktails at selected parties and events, courtesy of our sponsors.

2020 Pass Information

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Black Diamond Pass – $375

General admission to sanctioned events during the week including: Opening Party • Nightly Parties • Film Night Tuesday • Thursday Fashion & Art Night Out • Thursday Dance Party • Friday Night Party • and the famous Grand Finale Pool Party! This pass does not include reserved seating, admittance to the Downhill, or the Caribou Party and other tbd. *exact schedule will be determined in the fall and these items may change.

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Patron Pass – $900

Patron Pass includes: • VIP entry into all events with reserved seating where available • VIP Gift Bag • 1 Seat at the Downhill Costume Contest • 1 Day Lift Ticket • Complimentary Drinks at select venues • Thursday Night Show and Dance Party • Complimentary Svedka, Bud Light & selected cocktails at Friday Sundeck Party at your reserved table or seat • Tax deductible portion $250.00.
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Downhill Costume Contest Table – $900

Held Friday, January 18th at noon, the Downhill Costume & Drag Show is one of the marquee events of the week. This is an afternoon extravaganza with outrageous costumes and revelry. Located in Gondola Plaza at the base of Aspen Mountain, we have a reserved table setting for the best viewing of the event. Tables seat six people and your tables are stocked with Svedka, other beverages, snacks and a host of swag to get your party started! • Tax deductible portion $300 • Please note that no one under the age of 21 including infants and toddlers will be allowed.

PatronXL Pass for 2ppl– $5000

The PatroxXL Pass for 2 is the daddy of all Aspen Gay Ski Week passes and includes: 2 VIP entry into all events with reserved seating where available • 2 PatronXL Gift Bags • Complimentary sponsored drinks daily at après ski* • 1 table, seating for 6 people, at the Downhill Costume Contest • 4 Single Day Lift Tickets• Complimentary Drinks at select venues*• Tax deductible portion $2000.00 *limited brands & quantities.

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Passes & Events

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Special Gay Ski Week lift ticket pricing - Prices increase January 13th.

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All available lodging

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