Aspen At A Glance

Festive and sporty happenings all throughout the season.

December 18-20

The St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship

Part of the World Polo Tour, this famed showcase of elite competitors includes championship games, stable tours and a VIP party. Tickets from $500. Rio Grande Park, 585 Cemetery Lane

January 9-12


Aspen’s annual ode to winter, this four-day festival features snow sculpture, fat bike races, a canine fashion show and ski parties. Free. Across downtown Aspen

January 23-26

2020 X Games Aspen

The biggest names in winter sports flock to Buttermilk Mountain for three days of competition and nightly concerts by Alesso, Bazzi and Rae Sremmurd at the mountain base. Concert ticket prices vary. Base of Buttermilk Mountain

February 1

Aspen Fat Bike Race

Turn up the heat and cruise across snowy trails at the Aspen Nordic Center. Choose between fifty or thirty minute races with cash prizes for the top three competitors. $20. Aspen Golf Course and Nordic Center, 39551 CO-Hwy 82

February 1

Nordic Bonfire Dinner

Dinner on ice: Ski to designated locations across a 1.5km course and enjoy food and drink from Aspen restaurants. Proceeds benefit Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard club. $30 for adults, $12 for children. Aspen Nordic Center, 39551 CO-Hwy 82

February 29

Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race

This high-intensity endurance competition immerses racers in the rugged natural terrain of each of the four Aspen Snowmass mountains, testing the skills of seasoned and recreational athletes. Sport course: Snowmass Base Village, 100 Elbert Lane. Recreational course: Aspen Highlands Resort, 199 Prospector Rd.

March 12-15

Après Ski Cocktail Classic

Sip slopeside artisanal concoctions from award-winning mixologists, join the Ski Club Bar Crawl, and attend seminars from cocktail creators and brand ambassadors. Free. Locations vary

March 24-28

Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR National Championships

The NASTAR Nationals return to Snowmass after over 20 years. Adult and junior (ages 6 and up) amateur races lead up to the National Championship in March, featuring credentialed racers affiliated with the U.S. Ski Team. Adult registration $199. Locations vary across Aspen Snowmass