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5 Must-Attend Events in Aspen This Summer



Photos courtesy of Aspen Chamber Resort Association

If you need more reasons than the beauty of the place to head to Aspen this summer, look no further! Check out these fun summer events to get you to the high country this season.

1. Food & Wine Classic

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
June 15 – 17

Each year, the world's most accomplished winemakers, celebrity chefs, and culinary experts come together in this breathtaking setting. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the pinnacle of good taste, mingle with stars, and enjoy a pleasure-packed weekend at the base of spectacular Aspen Mountain. 

2. Aspen Arts Festival

The Aspen Arts Festival
June 21 – 22

Enjoy the sunshine and mountain views while shopping for one-of-a-kind art ranging from jewelry, life-size sculptures, mixed media, photography, glass, paintings and ceramics. 

3. Fourth of July Celebration

Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
July 4

Aspen celebrates Independence Day with a whimsical twist. Local residents and visitors come together to honor the nation’s birthday in true American style.
Events are planned for people of all ages, Aspen’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration is a daylong event the whole family can enjoy.

4. Santa Fe Ballet Summer Opener

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Summer Opener
July 7

Start your summer of dance off on the right foot with an unforgettable evening of contemporary ballet featuring a world premiere by rising star choreographer Bryan Arias in his ASFB debut. Exploring the interplay between rhythms both human-made and from jazz, ASFB’s company premiere of Swedish phenom Alexander Ekman’s Tuplet is deft, multi-media entertainment. Master dance maker Jiří Kylián’s stark and mysterious Sleepless explores the thin line between the conscious and subconscious. Be there when three clever choreographic voices come together in one magical evening!

5. The Teskey Brothers at Belly Up

The Teskey Brothers at Belly Up
July 10

Sam and Josh Teskey discovered American soul music of the 1960's via their parents' record collection and were immediately taken. As teenagers, the two brothers jammed night after night in the bungalow behind their family home on the outskirts of Melbourne, devouring the R&B songbook and absorbing the tricks of the blues trade. In their obsession, the pair became accomplished players and soon began writing originals, a process which came naturally to them both.

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Explore the Aspen Chamber website for even more inspiration for a trip to the mountains.

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