2020 Holiday Happenings in the Roaring Fork Valley

On Dec 18, 2020
Listed in Best of Aspen, Community, Recreation

Find holiday cheer around the Roaring Fork Valley this year! Bellow is an exciting list of holiday happenings that everyone will enjoy.

12 Days of Aspen

Photo: Jeremy Swanson

During the 12 days of Aspen enjoy caroling, gingerbread decorating, a visit from Santa, crafting, and other fun holiday activities. Find more information here regarding reservations and more details on these joyful days found only in Aspen.

Find Fresh Powder

With all four Aspen Snowmass mountains open, there is endless terrain to explore. Over 27” of snow has fallen in the past week, so fresh powder has been abundant. Looking for a workout? Up-hilling has become a very popular activity amongst visitors and locals. Head here for more information and regulations regarding each mountain.

Snowmass Luminescence

Photo: Aspen Snowmass

Looking for a fun family friendly event after the lifts close? Stroll through Snowmass Luminescence. Located underneath the Skittles Gondola, this interactive art and light display is guaranteed to impress.

Music on the Mall 

Head to the Snowmass Village Mall every Friday from 2:30p – 4:30p. Enjoy aprés ski, s’more making, and good tunes.

Deck the Walls: Holiday Market 2020

Photo: Carbondale Arts

Support local and regional artists selling their homemade goods. Open 7 days a week, Deck the Walls is located in Carbondale and open to the public. Entry is on a first come first serve basis. Head here to learn more!

Winter on the Mountain 

Winter brings dazzling lights and magical adventures, as Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park turns into a winter wonderland full of fun. Enjoy thrilling rides, a giant musical Christmas tree, fire-pits to stay warm, and so much more.

Ice Skating

Head to Snowmass Base Village from 12pm – 9pm daily for FREE ice skating and rentals. Find information here and other fun activities offered at The Collective. Additional ice skating can be found at the Snowmass Village Rec Center. From 9am – 9pm you can skate for free. Note that rentals are not provided. Reservations can be made here.

Shop & Dine Local

Head here & here for a local shopping options. Find information here regarding the restaurants that are open, their hours, and additional information.

Dazzle at Fireworks

Glenwood Springs will be offering a fireworks display from Two Rivers Park on December 31 at 10pm. The park will be closed off for viewing, however the show will be visible from all around Glenwood.