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Discover the unique flavors of craft beer made at 8,000 feet at the Aspen Brewing Company. At their downtown pub, sample the local microbrewery’s year round and seasonal offerings. You can also purchase your favorite brews in bottles, cans, or growlers to enjoy later. And if you plan your visit on a Friday or Saturday night during the high season, you can enjoy free live music.
Aspen Film has been in existence since 1979 with the goal to contribute rich, intriguing film programming to the Aspen community. Each year, Aspen Film hosts three noteworthy festivals: the Shortsfest, the Filmfest, and the Academy Screenings. These festivals feature over 200 brilliant films, each of which are truly a treasure to be on view in such a rural area.
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The Bar at Wildwood is a Snowmass restaurant that is located inside of the Wildwood Snowmass, a local hotel. Described as a beer hall, the Bar at Wildwood was created as a collaboration with Colorado's own New Belgium Brewing Company. So, if you enjoy sampling locally brewed beer, the Bar at Wildwood offers a variety of beers on tap. In addition to the great beverage selection, the Bar at Wildwood offers a contemporary American menu with bar favorites, such as chicken wings, mozzarella sticks, and chips and salsa, alongside unique options that are influenced by Asian, Mexican, and Italian cuisine. For a casual meal, happy hour, or après-ski gathering, visit the Bar at Wildwood in Snowmass.
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The Base Camp Bar & Grill is a family run restaurant at the base of Snowmass Mountain in Snowmass Village. In addition to the delicious bar food like burgers, beer, brats, wings, fries, and nachos, there is always plenty of live music and weekly events. Check out Base Camp Bar & Grill today for lunch or dinner.
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Located among some of Aspen's finest art galleries, BB's Kitchen is perfectly situated for enjoying an elegant dinner followed by browsing works of art at a nearby gallery opening. BB's Kitchen offers a diverse menu comprised of what the head chef calls small plates, so designed for guests to sample a larger number of dishes. In that way, BB's Kitchen is reminiscent of a tapas bar, though their menu reflects a contemporary American focus. BB's Kitchen also has a separate bar area, called Bar BB's, which overlooks downtown Aspen. Bar BB's is an excellent place to enjoy a cocktail before dinner, and a digestif after a delectable meal.
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Glide into the '60s art deco scene and enjoy sushi, pasta and steak at Bootsy Bellows, located 308 E Hopkins. With comfortable booths, a new sports bar lounge and late night music and eats, Bootsy Bellows is the place to sit back, relax and enjoy the finer things in life.
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Brunelleschi's serves up gourmet pizza in a casual dining environment. An Aspen restaurant located along restaurant row, Brunelleschi's is the perfect place to enjoy a family dinner. Start off the meal with a plate of delicious bruschetta. For lunch, try the classic Brunelleschi's Italian Panini, and for dinner, the Ajax Pizza is simply delectable. Head over to Brunelleschi's for some of the best gourmet pizza in Aspen.
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Since 1987, Cache Cache has offered fine dining with an emphasis on table and wine service and the highest quality of food. Featuring French and modern American food, Cache Cache offers an exquisite atmosphere and excellent menu. Located in downtown Aspen, Colorado Cache Cache is an Aspen favorite among locals and visitors alike.
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Located along what is termed downtown Aspen's Restaurant Row on Hopkins, Campo de Fiori is an Italian restaurant in the heart of Aspen's dining scene and bustling nightlife. With its downtown location, beautifully decorated interior reminiscent of a Tuscan villa, and on top of it all, the delicious and authentic Italian cuisine, Campo de Fiori is the Aspen restaurant to visit for an outstanding fine dining experience.
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Caribou Club is a private and exclusive membership-only restaurant and nightclub located in downtown Aspen. With elegant mahogany, vibrant red-colored walls, and a candlelit environment, the Caribou Club, from bar to restaurant to dance floor, delivers a sophisticated but casual atmosphere for those seeking an exclusive, upscale experience in Aspen. Become a Caribou Club member, and gain access to Aspen's most exclusive and fashionable nightclub.
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Casa Tua, located in the heart of downtown Aspen along the Cooper Avenue walking mall, truly lives up to its name, which in Italian means “your home”. The Italian restaurant creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, which is best exemplified by its Friends' Table, an enormous community dining table seating up to 24 guests. The beautifully designed interiors and tasteful artwork enhance the dining experience. Dine at Casa Tua for the community atmosphere and their delicious Northern Italian cuisine.
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Formerly known as Montagna, Element 47 located inside of The Little Nell, is a fine dining restaurant focused on serving seasonal and fresh ingredients combined into marvels of culinary creation under the creative genius of Chef Robert McCormick. Featuring a sleek and modern dining room with clean lines and a unique piece of art referencing The Little Nell's award-winning wine list, Element 47 serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with five-star, five-diamond service. Take a seat at the bar to enjoy an ice cold glass of a Colorado microbrew or make reservations for what should be a truly unforgettable and luxurious dining experience.
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The free Snowmass summer concerts on Fanny Hill are held on Thursdays during the summer season. Each week, a new band performs a free, outdoor concert, and musicians range from rock 'n' roll to funk to R&B to country. Check out one or all of these free concerts, since there's nothing like spending a beautiful summer evening on Fanny Hill, listening to live music. The Snowmass free summer concerts welcome new names each summer, so you're guaranteed to discover a favorite, new band year after year.
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Since 1997, Jimmy's has been Aspen's neighborhood bar, restaurant, and gathering place. From Saturday night salsa to Sunday football, Jimmy's defines the concept of "Aspen Institution." Fierce American food characterizes our menu featuring steaks, seafood and classic comfort dishes like Meatloaf and Mac & Cheese. Whether you're a local looking for a bite and lively bar scene or a visitor dining out for a special occasion, Jimmy's has the atmosphere, energy and staff to entertain.
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Justice Snow's is an Aspen restaurant located inside of the Wheeler Opera House building. Justice Snow's is known for their menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients. In addition to their seasonal and local focus, Justice Snow's is a great place to enjoy a handcrafted specialty cocktail. With a team of talented mixologists behind the bar, Justice Snow's specializes in almost 100 creative and unique concoctions. Before heading to the Wheeler Opera House for a film screening or a concert, sip one of these unique cocktails from Justice Snow's.
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Kenichi is a fine dining Japanese restaurant with a cool, modern, and dimly lit dining atmosphere. With private dining rooms, a sushi bar, and a beautiful dining area, Kenichi specializes in delicious and fresh sushi and a number of other Japanese staples. Try the healthful and wholesome miso soup and the spicy edamame for a light appetizer. The stuffed shishito peppers are scrumptious as are just about every other item on the Kenichi menu. For a fun night out on the town in Aspen, make a reservation at Kenichi.
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Matsuhisa takes its name from the famed Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa, who owns a number of high end, fine dining Japanese restaurants around the world. With an incredible menu developed by Nobu Matsuhisa himself, the modern Japanese cuisine served at Matsuhisa Aspen is sure to inspire, satisfy, and delight. Featuring unique menu items that creatively combine fresh ingredients for a flavor explosion, Matsuhisa is shining star in the Aspen dining scene.
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Located across from the Hotel Jerome since February 1988, Pinons is an Aspen restaurant representing the height of luxurious and elegant dining. The cuisine at Pinons is traditional American dishes including buffalo and a variety of steaks. With a strong passion for unparalled service, Pinons has come to be known for delicious food, an elegant environment, and overall, a memorable dining experience.
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Serving three meals a day, Prospect at the Hotel Jerome is a fine dining restaurant offering modern American cuisine. The head chef at Prospect endeavors to fuse traditional dishes with contemporary culinary techniques, which results in truly unique and fresh flavors. For breakfast, try the eggs benedict with a gruyère biscuit, and for lunch, diners cannot go wrong with one of the Prospect sandwiches served with delicious house-cut fries or slaw. Dinner at Prospect is a special experience, as the menu mimics that of a tapas bar, with a wide selection of small plates intended to be shared with family and friends.
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Pyramid Bistro is a vegetarian and vegan culinary paradise located inside of Explore Booksellers in a historic Victorian home on Main Street. Also serving fish and chicken, Pyramid offers incredibly fresh ingredients, delicious flavor combinations, and bright presentations. Pyramid Bistro is the place to go for a nutrient-rich, whole foods meal. After a meal that leaves you feeling light and energized, browse the bookstore, which has an excellent selection of art books, cookbooks, fiction, and non-fiction.
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A family-friendly place for a casual dinner, Ryno’s Pub & Pizzeria is located in downtown Aspen on the Cooper Avenue walking mall. Order a couple of pies for the table and pints for the adults. Ryno’s also serves pub favorites, like burgers, fries, wings, and macaroni and cheese. After your meal, check out the arcade.
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A cozy, sophisticated lounge, the Shadow Mountain Lounge at the St. Regis Resort Aspen offers a comfortable and welcoming place to relax most any time of the day. Sit by the roaring fireplace with a mug of hot cocoa, take a seat near the windows to view Aspen Mountain with a glass of champagne and appetizers, or meet friends for après-ski hour. Visit Shadow Mountain Lodge, and look forward to an elegant atmosphere, great beverages, and even better company.
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Steak House No. 316 is a meat lover's paradise, serving juicy kobe filet steaks and prime porterhouse steaks. However, the Steak House No. 316 menu satisfies everyone with a great selection of seafood dishes, including Maine lobster tail and Arctic char. The Steak House also serves up delicious and fresh salads alongside traditional steakhouse sides ranging from thyme whipped potatoes to truffled macaroni and cheese. For a fine dining experience combined with steak house cuisine, make a reservation at Steak House No. 316 in Aspen.
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Located in the heart of downtown Aspen, Su Casa is known for its reasonably priced menu items and authentic Mexican dishes. Visit Su Casa for a casual and family-friendly dinner in Aspen, and try one of their tasty burrito or a fajita plates. As it is conveniently located right across the street from the Wheeler Opera House, Su Casa is a great choice for a South-of-the-border meal before catching a show.
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One of the oldest restaurants in Aspen, The Red Onion offers casual dining in the heart of downtown in a beautiful, historic saloon. An excellent place to catch a sports game or to get together for a late night drink with friends, The Red Onion is an Aspen bar that offers classic bar staples with a twist, including their green chili mac & cheese, pulled pork sliders, and ginger-lime chicken wings. Discover a treasured piece of Aspen's history at The Red Onion.
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The Wheeler Opera House has been situated on the corner of Hyman Avenue and Mill Street since 1889. With over 350 days of entertainment and programming, the Wheeler is considered an integral component of cultural life in the Aspen community. The Wheeler hosts an incredible array of festivals and other programs including the Aspen Laff Festival, Mountain Summit: Mountain Film in Aspen, the 7908 Aspen Songwriters Festival, and so much more.
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Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado is the main stage of the Winter X Games. The mountain has hosted the action sports competition for over a decade now.
Held in late January, X Games Aspen attracts huge crowds to Aspen Snowmass. And in the past few years, the annual event has grown to include a festival village and musical performances. Past artists include Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Skrillex, Chromeo, Tiësto, Phoenix, Axwell, and Matt & Kim.
X Games Aspen offers free admission to all of its sporting events. And that means, anyone can watch 200+ talented athletes compete at their highest caliber, day and night.
X Games Aspen has welcomed the athletes listed below to compete for medals and purses.
- Jamie Anderson
- Gretchen Bleiler ― Snowmass local
- Bobby Brown
- Kelly Clark
- Simon Dumont
- Heath Frisby
- Arielle Gold
- Tucker Hibbert
- Gus Kenworthy
- Levi LaVallee
- Colten Moore
- Iouri Podladtchikov
- Mike Schultz
- Shaun White
- Torin Yater-Wallace ― Aspen local
Get pumped for this year’s Winter X Games Aspen. Learn more about the event by visiting the X Games Aspen site.
The Winter X Games Aspen is a popular event, and often leads to sold-out accommodations. The sooner you reserve an Aspen or Snowmass vacation rental, the better.
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Enjoy fantastic food in a comfortable and fun atmosphere at the Woody Creek Tavern. A local, visitor, and celebrity hang out, the Woody Creek Tavern was the favorite of legendary Hunter S. Thompson. Stop by for margaritas and guacamole, or stay for lunch or dinner. A great cycling destination in the summer.