Planning to ring in the New Year in Aspen? You’re in luck — Aspen is an unbeatable destination for any holiday, and New Years Eve is no exception. In addition to world-class skiing and our picturesque downtown, numerous New Years Eve parties, dinners and concerts are hosted here every year.
We put together our favorite events for New Years Eve 2017 in Aspen. Between family-friendly fireworks and midnight champagne toasts, there is something for everyone on Sunday, Dec. 31. Most events sell out quickly, so get tickets soon.
Fireworks Over Aspen Mountain (by the City of Aspen)
Enjoy the annual tradition of free fireworks over Aspen Mountain at 8 p.m. and midnight on Dec. 31, 2017.
Bonfire and DJ at Wagner Park (by the City of Aspen)
Between the two town fireworks shows, enjoy a family-friendly event at Wagner Park in downtown Aspen. Every year, the City of Aspen hosts a DJ and bonfire, so you can celebrate the New Year with fun dancing and music.
Belly Up Aspen — Jane’s Addiction
Price: $285 GA / $595 Reserved
Listen to one of the first alternative rocks bands at the Belly Up, a one-of-a-kind venue with two full bars. Doors open at 9 p.m., and the show starts at 9:30 p.m.
Hotel Jerome — New Years Eve Dinner
Price: Call for Pricing
The Prospect Restaurant is an American bistro in the Hotel Jerome. The Prospect offers special holiday dining, and the New Years Eve Dinner will feature a locally inspired menu.
Wheeler Opera House — Infamous Stringdusters
Price: $95 GA / $150 Reserved
The historic Wheeler Opera House in downtown Aspen hosts an annual New Years Eve event, and this year’s is sure to delight. Doors open at 7:45 p.m. with an open bar (beer and wine) and appetizers. The Infamous Stringdusters concert will start at 9:30 p.m., and the entire celebration will culminate in a midnight champagne toast.
The Little Nell — The Dom Perignon Party
Ring in 2018 at the Little Nell with performances by DJ Amy Robbins, DJ Cyn and a fireworks display on Aspen Mountain.
St. Regis Hotel — New Year’s Eve in Mountain Social
Price: Free entry. Hotel guests receive priority; open to the community with no cover.
From 5 p.m. until 2 a.m. on Dec. 31, celebrate the New Year with a DJ, cocktail service, and a midnight champagne toast — all at Mountain Social, the St. Regis Cocktail Lounge. The venue offers a great view of the Aspen Mountain fireworks display.