Holiday activities at Base Village and Snowmass Village Mall
December 21 – 24 from 2:00pm-4:00pm daily
Snowmass Village is the place where family traditions are made and unforgettable holiday fun happens. From tree-lighting ceremonies to Santa’s Village, holiday cheer abounds with a handful of memorable celebratory options.
Sing-A-Long and S’Mores
A cozy fire, yummy s’mores, and well known camp songs bring friends and families together during this fun and free early evening activity.
The Aspen Snowmass Nordic roots ring true every Friday night during the winter season. In honor of the Norse God of Snow, Ullr, Elk Camp at Snowmass is transformed into a nighttime winter wonderland in which guests and locals alike are encouraged to celebrate while enjoying classic winter activities such as a visit to the Volcano, the tubing hill, snowbiking, s’mores and hot chocolate by the bonfire, and ice skating.
Wapiti Wildlife Center
At the top of the Elk Camp Lift, the Wapiti Wildlife Center offers the perfect break to warm up, explore the center and learn about the different animals living in the mountains around us. Open to public daily.
Ski Tour with a Naturalist
Drop in at the Wapiti Wildlife Center at the top of the Elk Camp Lift to ski a run with a naturalist and learn about our high-alpine environment. Tours are free, twice daily, with a minimum age of 7 required.
Plan your Snowmass vacation around Aspen Snowmass’ annual toast to winter! This winter carnival type weekend celebrates Aspen’s unique mountain lifestyle with on-mountain activities, Soupsköl, a canine parade, fireworks and more.
At Snowmass, the popular sport of Disc Golf takes a high-altitude twist. Two 18-hole mountain courses wind through high alpine meadows, primeval glens, and to scenic, heart-stopping vistas. One course is accessed from Base Village; the other is accessed from the top of the Elk Camp Gondola.
Elk Camp Restaurant and Scenic Gondola Ride
Ride the Elk Camp Gondola up Snowmass Mountain where numerous activities and adventures await! Featuring downhill biking, dining at the Elk Camp Restaurant, kid’s climbing wall, paintball, eurobungy, ACES naturalist hikes, kids’ playground and more.
Take advantage of visiting Snowmass during a beautiful time of year, and enjoy a wide range of family activities for the 4th of July. The day starts off with the Boogie’s Diner 5-mile Charity Race, and continues with the iconic Aspen 4th of July Parade, a family carnival, picnics, free concerts, a community street dance, and some of the best fireworks you’ll ever see!
The Snowmass free Thursday night concerts are a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Pack a picnic, gather a blanket or lawn chair, and head to Fanny Hill for a beautiful evening of music under the stars. A wide variety of musical genres are represented throughout the summer, from rock to reggae and classical jazz. No matter who is playing each week, this is a Snowmass experience not to be missed.
Free Guided Nature Hikes and Walks
Join a naturalist from the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies for a free two-hour, 3.5 mile on-mountain hike through lush meadows and aspen forests while learning about local history and nature. Or, join an ACES naturalist for an easy two-hour guided walk for families along the gentle Snowmass Nature Trail, and learn about wildflowers, animal tracks and birds. Both tours meet at 10 a.m. daily outside the Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center at the end of the Snowmass