There’s no doubt that the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. Even as adults, we feel the Christmas spirit as the holiday tunes make their way onto the radio and the kids start creating their lists of toys they’re hoping for. Experience the magic of Christmas in Aspen this year– you’ll want to make it a family tradition! Start planning your holiday getaway today when you get a copy of our complimentary Aspen Travel Guide.
Everything You Need to Know About Spending Christmas in Aspen
Are You Dreaming of a White Christmas?
Perhaps the most magical part about Christmas in Aspen is that you’ll always experience a white Christmas. There’s nothing better than waking up on Christmas morning and looking out your window to a blanket of white snow. Plus, this means that you can fill the holiday with skiing and snowy activities!
Experience the 12 Days of Aspen
The 12 Days of Aspen kicks off right before Christmas, and this 12-day festival is sure to get you into the holiday spirit! Each day is filled with activities like free ice skating, caroling, concerts, entertainment, and more. Even Santa and his reindeer will be there!
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
From gingerbread houses galore to exquisite holiday dining events, the food and beverage scene does not disappoint. Many of the events around town offer holiday delights such as hot chocolate and s’mores, and there are plenty of places that create a special menu just for the season.
Attend Ullr Nights
Starting at the end of December, you can head to Elk Camp in Snowmass every Friday night for Ullr Nights. Go tubing under the stars, ride the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, and play in the snow before settling down with some s’mores and hot chocolate by the bonfire.
Countless Winter Activities
Christmas in Aspen is more than just the festivities– there are so many great winter activities to enjoy! From ice skating at the Silver Circle Rink near the base of Ajax Mountain to speeding through the snow on a carriage ride, our concierge team will help you plan a winter getaway that’s unforgettable.
Do You Celebrate Hanukkah?
Enjoy some latkes and watch daily public Menorah lightings at both the St. Regis Aspen and The Hotel Jerome. Let our concierge team help you make the holiday extra special for you and your family!
Time to Book Your Christmas in Aspen
Whether you’re looking to wake up in Aspen on Christmas morning or are coming another time during the holiday season, we assure you that you’ll feel the holiday spirit as soon as you step foot onto our mountain town. We have a variety of exclusive rentals located all over Aspen and Snowmass. Consider a ski in, ski out property for the winter getaway of a lifetime! We can’t wait to host you this holiday season.