Christmas In Aspen
Aspen, Colorado is a great place to spend your Christmas vacation. You can spend your days on the slopes, and your nights taking advantage of all of the planned Christmas activities, as well as the usual Aspen nightlife. No matter what your interests are, there is always something to do in Aspen.
During the Christmas season, “Its A Wonderful Life” is presented at the Wheeler Opera House. Santa’s Village can be found in Snow-mass Village and you will hear carolers there as well. White Elephant Parties are common Christmas activities, and you can even enjoy the Aspen Film festival.
The Holiday Torchlight Parade in Snow-mass village is a sight to behold. Make sure that you don’t miss this! You can even participate in this parade! There are many Christmas arts and crafts programs offered around Aspen that your children will love to participate in as well. Make plans to attend the Winter Wonderland Christmas Party at the Aspen Recreation Center also.
For the ultimate Christmas adventure, make sure that you get in on the sledding and hot chocolate festivities and go for a sleigh ride as well. Christmas in Aspen is a very magical time of the year, and you should plan to spend at least one Christmas vacation here. Plan to stay at Snow-mass.
US Comedy Arts Festival
If you can visit Aspen in March, make sure that you catch the US Comedy Arts Festival that is held in various venues throughout Aspen. This is one of the major events for comedians all over the country – and it is some of the best entertainment you will ever experience.
The US Comedy Arts Festival features every type of comedy you can imagine, including Stand-up comedy, film shorts, alternative comedy, and sketch comedy. Tribute is given to some of the greatest comedians from the past, such as Rodney Dangerfield, Monty Python, and George Carlin. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy many of today’s famous comedians, and hear some unknown or up and coming comedians as well.
Make sure that you don’t miss this festival – and make sure that you make your plans and reservations very early. The lodges and hotels will fill up fast for this festival, and according to locals, this is the hardest time of the year to find lodging in Aspen – which is a good indication of how good the entertainment is!