Aspen's Annual Summer Events
Aspen Colorado's Annual Summer Events
Summer is Aspen's Best Kept Secret
Aspen's best kept secret is our beautiful summers. Enjoy a range of Annual Events which begin in June and take us all the way through September. Summer brings warm days and cooler nights, the perfect balance to enjoy the mountains and your fun filled adventures.
Aspen Saturday Market (JUNE - OCTOBER)
Join visitors and locals on Saturdays at the Farmers Market in downtown Aspen. Buy some local Colorado produce, crafts or grab some lunch from the food vendors. This is a great way to enjoy a leisurely Saturday in Aspen.
FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen (JUNE)
The Aspen Food & Wine Classic is one of the nation's most prestigious epicurean events. Cu
linary stars show their passion for food, wine and entertaining. More than 300 Vintners pour
premium wines complimented by specialty foods from around the world. Join leading chefs including Mario Batali, Jacques Pépin, and noted wine authorities such as Joshua Wesson for three inspiring days of wine tastings, cooking demonstrations and special events.
JAS AspenSnowmass (JUNE & SEPTEMBER)
This iconic music event brings the hottest new musicians and some classic favorties for two weekends during the summer. Kick off summer at the end of June with a more traditional jazz music scene and wrap up summer on Labor Day Weekend for a more rock n roll vibe.
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Aspen celebrates Independence Day with a whimsical twist. Each year, approximately 20,000 local residents and visitors come together to honor the nation's birthday in true American style. Festivities include a parade, U.S. Airforce flyby, concerts, a kid's bicycle rodeo, and spectacular fireworks over Aspen Mountain.
Aspen Arts Festival (JULY)
Aspen Chamber Resort Association is proud to join Howard Alan Events in hosting the Aspen Arts Festival. Aspen's spectacular mountain setting provides a wonderful "open art gallery" to over 170 exhibitors offering jewelry, pottery, sculpture, glass, ceramics, paintings, prints...and more!
Aspen Music Festival and School (JULY - AUGUST)
Classical Music in our Rocky Mountain setting is like no other. Whether you are a classical music aficionado or a novice, this Festival will keep you coming back for more. Click here for more details.
The Aspen Chamber Resort Association is always working to create and attract special events that draw local, regional and destination visitors to Aspen. The ACRA is proud to produce five local events throughout the year that delight locals and visitors alike.
Bottom photo credit: Jeremy Swanson