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Celebrate 2018/19 New Year's Eve in Aspen

Fireworks over Aspen Mountain

Nothing compares to New Year's Eve in Aspen. Ski or board the day away then choose from an array of activities, including two sets of Fireworks! 
Fireworks are at 8PM and Midnight over Aspen Mountain.

Looking for suggestions on what to do on New Year's Eve? Below is a partial list of dinners and parties happening in Aspen.

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Dinners

 
Acquolina Trattoria & Pizzeria
First Seating 6pm & 6:30pm, $145PP @ a table , -OR-, $85PP @ our bar counter
Second Seating 9:00pm & 9:30pm, $295PP, -OR-, $155PP @ our bar counter
970.925.8222 acquolinaaspen.com 
 
Ajax Tavern
Share a memorable meal at Ajax Tavern, perfectly timed to enjoy the fireworks show over Aspen Mountain afterward. Chef de Cuisine Oscar Carrasco will offer a special three-course menu complete with a glass od champagne per person. 
First Seating 6pm $295++/person with a $150 wine pairing option
Second Seating 8:30pm $295++/person with a $150 wine pairing option
970.920.6334 thelittlenell.com/nye-ajax
 
Aspen Art Museum - So Cafe
Join us for a New Year's Eve celebration at the Aspen Art Museum with fine wine, excellent food, art activities for the whole family, and the best view of the fireworks in Aspen.
6pm-8:30pm Cocktail Buffet Dinner
8pm Champagne Toast & Fireworks
Nonmember Pricing: $235 Adult (open bar), $210 Adult (alcohol not included), $80 Children (12 years and under)
Member Pricing: $185 Adult (open bar), $135 Adult (alcohol not included), $60 Children (12 years and under)
970.925.8050 aspenartmuesum.org
 
 
Casa Tua Aspen
Early Seating 5:30pm, three-course dinner plus a glass of f Louis Roederer "Cristal" 2009 each - $400++
Late Seating 8:30pm, four-course menu with a bottle of Louis Roederer "Cristal" 2009 per couple - $700++
970.920.7277 casatualifestyle.com/aspen
 
Campo de Fiori 
Early Seating 6/8:30pm $110/person, $50 Deposit View Menu
Early Seating 6:30/8:45pm, $50 Deposit
Late Seating 9:30pm/after midnight, $275/person, $135 Deposit 
970.920.7717 campodefiori.net
 
Clark's Aspen
NYE 4-Course, Prix-fixe Dinner 
Clark's is offering an exclusive four-course, prix-fixe menu with highlights of plateau de fruits de mer, Main lobster ravioli, scallop & perigord truffle risotto, dry aged Beeman Ranch NY strip, and more. Additional caviar supplement and Cristal by the glass specials available all night as well!
Bar opens at 4:30 p.m. $300/person
970.710.2546 ClarksAspen.com
 
Element 47 - The Little Nell
6pm-10pm
Join us for an extravagant meal at Aspen’s most chic place to be on New Year's Eve. Chef de Cuisine Locus Rocca will prepare a sensational 4-course prix fixe menu featuring New American cuisine.
$547++/guest, available with a $295 wine pairing option.
970.920.6330 thelittlenell.com
 
EMP Winter House
Seatings at 5:30pm, 8:45pm
New Year's Eve Main Dining Room Tasting Menu- A celebratory five course New Year's Eve experience meant to ring in the new year, served in our main dining room.  Booking options are also available for the New Year's Eve Chef's Counter Tasting Menu: A celebratory five course New Year's Eve experience meant to ring in the new year, served at their Chef's Counter. 
$245/guest for th 5:30pm seating and $395/person for the 8:45pm seating
info@empwinterhouse.com EMPwinterhouse.com
 
Jimmy's Aspen
First Seating: Three course dinner, seating times at 5:45, 6, 6:15, 6:30, and 6:45. $150/person
Second Seating: Four course dinner, champagne toast at midnight, and a dance party with DJ Folami & Party Favors. Seating times at 8:45, 9, 9:15, 9:30, 9:45, and 10. $350/person. 
Exclusive VIP Seating: Personal wine concierge service from wine director & sommelier Greg Van Wagner. Five course dinner with upgrades available. One bottle of Cristal (or other premium Champagne at guests's request) per four guests accompanied by caviar service. Guest's choice of priority seating with unrestricted reservation times. Dance party with DJ Folami & Party Favors.  $550 per person. 
970.925.6020 jimmysaspen.com
 
L'Hostaria Ristorante
First Seating 5:30pm-6:30pm - Regular Menu
Second Seating 9pm & 9:30pm - 3 Course Menu - $260/person in the dining room, $200/person at the bar, not including: beverages, tax, and gratuity
Live music starts at 9:45pm provided by The Boogie Machine
970.925.9022 hostaria.com
 
La Creperie du Village 
Availability for a second seating is still available. 9:00 p.m. 6-course menu. Accommodation is available for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free guests please inform about dietary request upon booking. Dinner will be completed with the Austrian Custom of "Bleigiessen". Lead figurines are melted in a spoon held over a lit candle. They are then quickly poured into a bowl of cold water, where they harden immediately. The shape of the cooled lead tells the future of that person for the year to come, and each person tries to determine what he or she sees in the reshaped lead figure.   
$295/person
970.925.1566 lacreperieduvillage.com
 
Mezzaluna
First Seating 6:30pm or 7:00pm, four-course prix fixe, $95/person++. Children's menu available at $48
Second Seating 8:30pm or 9:00pm, four-course prix fixe, $125/person++  Beverages are in addition
970.925.5882 mezzalunaaspen.com 
 
Rustique Bistro Aspen
First Seating 5:30pm -6:15pm, three-course prix fixe, $125/person.
Second Seating 6:30pm - 2019, four-course prix fixe, $185/person.
 
Velvet Buck- St. Regis Aspen Resort
First seating: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Second seating 8:00pm-10:00pm
Executive Chef Laurent Pillard has prepared a bountiful feast fit for the entire family in Velvet Buck, complete with seafood towers, carving stations and innovative holiday specialities. The second seating includes bottomless champagne, specialty cocktails, New Year's party favors & a musical performance by a jazz quartet. This seating also includes access to the evening's celebrations in Mountain Social. 
First seating from 5:00-6:00 pm; 2 hour reservation. Adults $175/person, 12 years & under $50, 5 years and under complimentary
Second seating is from 8:00 pm to 10:00pm; table is invited to stay their leisure. Adults $295/person Menu
Reservations are highly recommended and can be booked online with a credit card.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive

 

Parties and Events

 
Mountain Social - St. Regis Aspen
5pm-2am
Celebrate with a DJ performance, cocktail service by Mountain Social & a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Marvel at midnight (and 8pm) in a premier view of the Aspen Mountain fireworks.
Non hotel guests $69/person. 
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive
 
Bootsy Bellows Aspen
This year Bootsy Bellows will be hosting their New Years Eve party in the former "Aspen Kitchen" space. The patio will be opened with heaters, the inside will look very different, will all of the upgraded sounds, lighting and fun you've come to expect from them. Opening set DJ Mark Jackson! Ringing in the New Year with DJ Politik. Bottomless Perrier Joeut Champagne all night. Passed appetizers 10:00pm- 12:30am. Please call with any questions. 
617.233.4504 eventbrite.com/bootsy-bellows-aspen-new-years-eve
 
Clicquot Cats
7:00pm & 11:00pm
For an elevated experience on New Year’s Eve, Clicquot Cats offer the unique opportunity to view the fireworks display from the top of Little Nell ski run. The Little Nell, Veuve Clicquot and Aspen Skiing Company have created a VIP fireworks experience, combining the finest in service and champagne and the ultimate in access and adventure. Three snowcats are available for buy-out (up to 12 guests) for the 8 pm or midnight fireworks shows over Aspen Mountain. Your Clicquot Cat will depart from the base of Ajax for a ride up Little Nell run to a private setting on the slopes with seating, blankets and a dedicated server to pour Veuve Clicquot Jeroboam La Grande Dame by the magnum and  serve a raw seafood bar, caviar, chocolate covered strawberries and The Little Nell’s signature hot chocolate.
$10,000++
970.920.4600 thelittlenell.com
 
New Year's Eve Celebration with Vaud and the Villains- Wheeler Opera House
7:45pm ​
Ring in the New Year at the Wheeler with our New Year's Eve Celebration featuring Vaud and the Villains! Vaud and the Villains is an 18 piece orchestra and cabaret show. It's Americana Noir meets Moulin Rouge with the presentation of a modern day, over the top, rock and roll spectacle. Tickets include a pre-show party with fireworks viewing, heavy appetizers, and a cash bar starting at 7:45pm. 
970.920.5770 wheeleroperahouse.com 
 
Bonfire & DJ - Wagner Park
8pm-Midnight
FREE! Ring in the New Year in Wagner Park as you listen to a DJ and warm up by the bonfire before enjoying the fireworks over Aspen Mountain at 8pm and Midnight.
970.429.2093 cityofaspen.com
 
Fireworks - Aspen Mountain
8pm & Midnight - Fireworks over Aspen Mountain.
970.429.2093 cityofaspen.com
 
Fireworks in the Courtyard - St. Regis Aspen
8pm & 12am
Cozy up next to the fire with a cocktail while you gaze up at the gorgeous mountainside. Ring in 2018 with the Aspen Mountain fireworks displays at 8pm & midnight.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive
 
Justice - Belly Up Aspen
9:30pm Doors, 10:00pm show
$300 GA / $695 Reserved
970.544.9800 bellyupaspen.com
 
Odyssey, A New Years Eve Experience - The Limelight Hotel in collaboration with Nightout & Aspen 82
9:30pm
Please join Aspen 82 and NIGHTOUT as they take you on a journey into your New Year. You will be mesmerized and delighted by a space transformed into a setting to guarantee you have the most magical transition between years. Guests will enjoy premium open bar (including Veuve Clicquot & Belvedere) and delicious savory and sweet bites all evening. Sounds will be provided by DJ Soul Atomic. A special guest DJ will be performing in the lounge. Party favors and activities will be provided. 
VIP Access includes: skipping the lines, private seating for you or your party, VIP gift bag, bottle service, served bites, private servers, access to VIP outdoor patio and fireworks viewing area. Complimentary s'mores, private VIP masseuse, prime dance floor viewing, and much more.. 
Dress to impress
$209++/person. 
800.936.3126 nightout.com/aspen-nye-2019
 
The Dom Perignon Party - The Little Nell
10pm-1:30am
Ring in 2019 in#NellStyle at Aspen’s “it party” of the holiday season. The signature celebration takes place throughout The Little Nell with unique musical acts in three of the hotel's premier venues. Access includes bottomless Dom Perignon, a top-shelf open bar and decadent food stations replenished throughout the night. The Manhattan Party Band will perform in the Belvedere Lounge, DJ Cyn will be spinning in the Dom Perignon Lounge and the Flatirons Jazz Band takes over the Hennessy Lounge. Among the captivating surprises- Brazlian funk and freestyle dancers, drawing the crowd to the dance floor. There will be a fireworks display over Aspen Mountain at midnight. 
$595++/person. Reserved seating for up to eight guests with private butler service is available for $12,000/group.
970.920.6334 thelittlenell.com
 
Red Onion New Years Eve
10pm-2am
Come ring in the New Year with all the locals! DJ Golden setting the tone for 2018! Come dance the night away! Your $20 cover will get you a champagne toast at midnight and an unforgettable night with great music, cheap drinks and bad decisions!
970.925.9955 redonionaspen.com

New Year's Day

 
Brunch @ Velvet Buck - St. Regis Aspen Resort
7am-1pm
We welcome 2019 with a decadent start in the Velvet Buck. Feast on a spirited culinary buffet spread as well as a Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar.
$99/adult, $39/child 12 years & under, children 5 years & under complimentary
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive
 
Rose Bowl Viewing @ Mountain Social - St. Regis Aspen
3pm
Gather your sporting comrades and join us in Mountain Social for a special viewing of the Rose Bowl football game.
970.429.7373 stregisaspen.com/festive

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4th of July Parade Waiver

2018 ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED 

IMPORTANT PARADE INFORMATION

PARADE STARTING/STAGING: The parade will begin at 11:00am. Parade positioning is “first come, first serve” and line up begins no earlier than 10:00am. There is no entry fee and the parade is open to the public. All 5 lanes of Main Street, from Aspen Street to 2nd Street, will be closed to all traffic & designated for parade staging only. Power is not provided in staging area and remember generators do need gas.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will start East on Main Street. It will turn South onto Hunter Street, then West onto Cooper Avenue. The parade will continue West on Cooper Avenue to Galena Street. At Galena it heads North for 2 blocks before turning West onto Hopkins Avenue. The parade will continue South on Mill then West on Hyman Avenue. Parade participants will be directed to disperse at Hyman and Monarch Street.  PARADE JUDGING: Parade judging will take place in front of the Hotel Jerome. Participants will be limited to 1 minute or less for any performances in front of the judges. Security will be onsite monitoring all entries to help prevent gaps in the parade route. Recognition will be awarded to the best entries in the following categories: 

Most Patriotic | Most Humorous | Best Animal | Best Music | Most Outrageous | Best Children’s  

PARADE REMINDERS:  

  • Consumption of alcohol is prohibited during the parade.
  • Candy, favors, etc. should not be thrown from your float/vehicle during the parade. This is for the safety of the spectators and to prevent children from running out into the street. 
  • Water balloons will not be permitted. According to city ordinances, those caught throwing balloons will be removed from the parade and could face citations and/or arrests. 
  • All parade entries must be in “good taste” and will be allowed in the parade per the director’s discretion. 
  • Maximum height restriction for any float entry is 13’5”.

 

The undersigned organization has elected to participate in the Fourth of July parade sponsored by the City of Aspen and Aspen Chamber Resort

Association (“ACRA”). In consideration for City of Aspen and ACRA allowing the undersigned to participate in the festivities, the undersigned has read, understood, and willingly agreed to the terms of this INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (collectively referred to herein as “RELEASE”).

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT

                                    Participants are required to carry insurance adequate to cover any liability for damage, injury, economic loss, or other

liability that may be incurred by individuals and/or organizations during the Fourth of July parade. All participants agree to carry such insurance, and also agree not to submit any claim against the insurance of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, or anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade.

WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT

                                         The undersigned understands the potential dangers that could be encountered in participating in the Fourth of July

parade. The dangers include, among other things, dangers relating to vehicular and pedestrian traffic; crowds of persons in close proximity to such traffic; animals that may react unpredictably in a parade environment; celebration and recreational activities; loud and unexpected noise; items that may be thrown to and from the crowd in connection with the parade; and other dangers traditionally associated with parades.

      Understanding those risks, the undersigned for itself and for all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade with the undersigned, does hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and release City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their

officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade from any and all

liability, claims, demands, actions, or rights of action (including attorneys’ fees and costs) that are related to or are in any way connected with the

undersigned’s participation in the parade. By signing this RELEASE, the undersigned intends to extinguish any and all liability and to indemnify against any loss on the part of City of Aspen, ACRA and/or any other sponsors of the parade, their officers, directors, agents, shareholders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected with production of the parade for any injury or damage of any nature (without regard to negligence or fault) to the undersigned and to all persons who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

                                      The undersigned warrants and represents that it will not invite or allow any person to participate in the parade unless

such person is bound to the terms of this RELEASE. To that end, the undersigned agrees that it shall take any steps necessary to secure agreement of such persons to the terms of this RELEASE, and that it shall be deemed a responsible person within the meaning of C.R.S. § 13-22-107 and § 19-1103(94) for all children who the undersigned invites or allows to participate in the parade.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION

   I am the official representative of the undersigned organization. On behalf of the organization, I acknowledge our responsibilities as set forth above. I also accept on behalf of the organization all of the terms and conditions of this

INSURANCE LIABILITY AGREEMENT and WAIVER AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT.

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