Aspen 

Vibe Check 

The Hollywood of the Apres Ski scene, Aspen is world famous for its winter wonderland vibes that attract celebrities all year long! From hitting the perfectly powdered slopes to dining at world class restaurants in 5 star resorts to the infamous nightlife filled with tequila flights and expensive champagne, a trip to Aspen will have you feeling like a socialite!

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Where to Party 

Whether you are looking to lounge with whiskey flights by the fireplace, or party all night hoping from Belly Up to the Caribou Club, or even spending the day at the W Hotel’s Wet Deck, Aspen’s Apres Ski scene has got you covered!

  • Bootsy Bellows - Most popular nightclub but more of a lounge, winter vibes, vintage stained glass windows.

  • Caribou ClubPrivate members only nightclub + Restaurant, open til 2am, very prestigious, Celeb fav.

  • Eric's Bar -  Inside SuCasa, open from 7pm-2am, Billiards, cigar bar, extensive tequila bar.

  • Escobar - Nightclub hot spot, dancing, DJs, live music, underground, neon lasers. 

  • The Limelight Lounge  Happy hour from 3-6pm only time open to the public.

  • The Wet Deck - large open air rooftop bar + pool, gorgeous mountain views, live DJ's, located at the W hotel in all W hotels. 

  • 7908 Aspen - A restaurant, bar + lounge, upscale, sophisticated, sultry. 

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Major Events 

Aspen is a year-round vacation destination with events that fill the town with visitors from all over the world! The party scene lasts all year long, from the NYE week & Labor Day weekend star-studded lineups at Belly Up, to the Aspen Film Festival and the wild Winter X Games, there is ALWAYS something to celebrate at this winter wonderland!

  • Aspen Film Festival -  Non- competitive, documentaries & narrative short films.

  • Food and Wine Classic - June 2022, premier culinary annual event, amazing food!

  • X games Jan/Feb, celeb central, Buttermilk Mountain, DJs + A-list performers all week long.

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A-List Hotels

​These Aspen hotels are anything but ordinary from the very VERY expensive prices to the grandeur decor. If you're making plans to visit Aspen, you need to have the money OR stay at the city next door and make some super fun day trips. 

  • Hotel Jerome - Opened 1889, J-Bar boozy milkshakes, “The Living Room” for lounging/ people watching. 

  • Limelight Hotel - Snowmass Base Village, Ski in ski out access, 11 residencies, Live music.

  • Ritz-Carlton Club - $2,000+ / night, luxurious amenities.

  • St. Regis - Five star, outdoor pool & hot tub, 24 hour Butler service, Host of the Food and wine Classic, Mountain Social (bar/lounge).

  • The Grant - Condo style resort, dining poolside, in room, or on terrace.

  • The little Nell $1,000+ per night during season, 5 star/ 5 diamond resort, ski in ski out access, apres ski hot spot, AJAX Tavern, THE place to be & see.

  • The Viceroy Snowmass  - Home away from home, Celeb fav, Elton John spends Christmas here, luxury amenities & huge penthouses.

  • W Aspen - Boutique hotel, slope side access, 360 Mountain View’s, complimentary car service (BMW), also located in party destinations LA, NY, Miami, and Scottsdale. 

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Where to shop 

 If you prefer the sport of shopping over skiing, Aspen has got you covered! From quaint downtown thrift shops, to high end designers like Gucci and Prada to the celeb-fav western wear with a twist at Kemosabe, the shopping in Aspen is an experience like no other.

  • Daniel' Antiques - Unique vintage, think upscale thrifting. 

  • Kemosabe The OG location saloon style “upscale high-end western wear”, custom cowboy hats, secret bar, also located in party destination Vegas. 

  • Little Bird - Luxury consignment shop. 

  • Pitkin Couny Dry GoodsAspen's 2nd oldest family owned store & one of Aspen's top shopping destinations, men & women’s designer, specialty, & affordable clothing & accessories, a local fav located downtown

  • Snowmass Mall - Your go-to for all things ski/snowboard equipment and resortwear.

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Outfit Inspo 

Think puffer jackets, cashmere, and faux fur everything! If the Moncler jacket and Moon Boots are too much for your budget, order a ski suit on Amazon to keep you warm in the crisp Aspen air. It's no secret that Aspen is known for attracting the most fashion forward guests, so don’t be afraid to pack a couple loud statement pieces (bright colors, animal prints, futuristic metallics).

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Restaraunt/Bars

The cold and icy streets of Aspen doesn't stop the locals from dining (or drinking) the night away with their friends. This quaint town is anything but boring with the numerous food and drink spots within the city.

  • Ajax Tavern - Base of the mountain, outdoor patio, great drink menu!, famous truffle fries best for people watching & drinking.

  • Bear Den  - Bakery Cafe, vibrant, great brunches. 

  • Belly Up - Iconic bar & closest to a “nightclub” with top DJ’s like Diplo & The Chainsmokers, along with A-list country, Hip Hop, etc artists.

  • Catch SteakThis Iconic original LA hotspot is the perfect place to run into Kylie Jenner & her friends this ski season, Brand new, also located in party destinations LA + NY.

  • Cloud 9 Alpine Bistro - Top of the cloud 9 ski lift, caviar & Fondue, cozy cabin vibes, outdoor seating.

  • French Alpine Bistro - Outdoor/indoor dining, fondue, Apres ski.

  • Matsuhisa - By Chef Nobu (Yes, That Nobu!), lots of celebrities + influencers, upscale. 

  • New York Pizza - Open until midnight, perfect casual spot for date night or a quick bite with friends.

  • Public House - Lively hangout spot, all day & late night, in the Historic Opera House, very historic/ Victorian looking.

  • Shlomo's - Open breakfast - dinner, outdoor patio with couches, DJs spinning records, Perfect Apres ski scene.

  • Slow Groovin BBQ - western/ saloon style, BEST Apres ski deals $2 ribs & sliders + $3 beers, karaoke & live music, open til midnight.

  • Su Casa - Open for lunch - dinner, indoor/outdoor dining, extensive tequila selection.

  • The Monarch Steakhouse - Fine dining, steak & caviar, $$ pricey.

  • Venga Venga CantinaTexMex food, Outdoor patio w/ fire pits, 75+ tequilas, open 11am-9pm.

  • Zane's Tavern -  Hot spot bar open til 2am, dive bar/ saloon style.

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