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Aspen FOOD & WINE Classic 2019

Start: 6/14/2019  |  End: 6/19/2019

Each year, the world’s most accomplished winemakers, celebrity chefs, and culinary experts come together in one breathtaking setting, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, the nations premier culinary event.   Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the pinnacle of good taste, mingle with stars, and enjoy a pleasure-packed weekend at the base of spectacular Aspen Mountain.

Foodies will delight in the range of food and wine offerings both in the grand tasting pavilion as well as the carefully curated seminars. This is a highlight of the summer calendar year after year.

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Aspen Summer Words 2019

Start: 6/16/2019  |  End: 6/21/2019

Recognized as one of the nation’s top literary gatherings, Summer Words is a six-day celebration of words, stories, and ideas held annually in Aspen. Advanced workshops with renowned authors and teachers are an intimate place for writers to develop a manuscript, while introductory workshops invite participants to explore the craft of writing. Literary agents and editors meet one-on-one with workshop participants, while public panel discussions provide inspiration and insight for writers and readers alike. Evening events include readings, receptions, and the Aspen Words Annual Benefit Dinner, featuring a special guest author.

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Aspen Ideas Festival 2019

Start: 6/23/2019  |  End: 6/29/2019

From Aspen Lectures to debates to one-on-one interviews and more, days are filled from early morning to late evening. Attendees have exceptional opportunities to interact with public officials, artists, scientists, authors, business executives, scholars, economists, foreign policy specialists, entrepreneurs, and leaders of all kinds — on footpaths and sidewalks, over lunch on the lawn or coffee at the espresso bar, in auditoriums and in small seminar rooms. The intimacy of Festival gatherings renders the experience unique and unforgettable.

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Aspen Ideas: Health 2019

Start: 6/20/2019  |  End: 6/23/2019

Aspen Ideas: Health (previously Spotlight Health) is the opening segment of the annual Aspen Ideas Festival, June 20-23, 2019. The three-day health conference features an exceptional mix of inspiring and provocative experts who dive into topics of medicine and health. Attendees are surrounded by the wondrous peaks of Aspen, Colorado with plenty of opportunities for casual interaction, outdoor adventure, films, and other cultural offerings. Some 125 presenters, 80 sessions, and 1,200 attendees comprise the annual health conference, launched in 2014.

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Aspen Music Festival 2019

Start: 6/27/2019  |  End: 8/18/2019

Join the Aspen Music Festival, June 27 – August 18, 2019 for the 70th anniversary season.  Don’t miss the Complete Brandenburg Concertos, Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, Appalachian Spring with Robert McDuffie, 20th century masterpieces with Daniil Trifonov, and a huge closing Sunday with Mahler’s Second Symphony, “Resurrection.”

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Aspen Saturday Market 2019

Start: 6/15/2019  |  End: 10/5/2019

Spend your Saturday mornings from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM at the Aspen Farmer’s Market. The market makes a U-shape from the corner of Galena & Hopkins, to Hunter & then again back to the intersection of Hyman & Galena. The market offers Colorado grown produce, crafts, live music and a food court for lunch or a snack while you peruse.

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Audi Power of 4 Trail Run 2019

Start: 7/13/2019  |  End: 7/13/2019

The Audi Power of Four Race Series is a premier endurance race series utilizing the unique and amazing terrain of each of the four Aspen Snowmass mountains. Each race is designed to test the limits and skills of both elite and recreational athletes.

The event’s signature race is a challenging 50K Ultra is part of the Altra US Skyrunner Series. It covers the four Aspen Snowmass mountains utilizing a mix of singletrack and dirt road. The event also offers a 25K race along the famed Government Trail covering Buttermilk and Snowmass mountains, a 10K on Snowmass Mountain and a Vertical K race up Aspen Mountain that is also part of the US Skyrunner Series.

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Aspen Arts Festival 2019

Start: 7/20/2019  |  End: 7/21/2019

Aspen Chamber Resort Association is proud to join Howard Alan Events in hosting the 17th Annual Aspen Arts Festival.  The Aspen Arts Festival will provide you an exclusive opportunity to experience a broad range of phenomenal creations ranging from life-size sculptures, photography, glass, paintings, ceramics, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and mixed media.

The festival will take place on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the Rio Grande Park, providing easy access to local eats and a stunning view of Aspen Mountain. This event is free and open to the public, so stop by and bring a piece of local art home with you!

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Aspen Backcountry Half/Full Marathon 2019

Start: 8/10/2019  |  End: 8/10/2019

Boasting spectacular views of the Elk Mountains and the city of Aspen, Colorado, the Aspen Backcountry Marathon & Half Marathon is run almost exclusively on high country dirt trails. Challenging ascents, exciting descents and wide diversity in terrain will challenge even the most well-trained athlete.

Starting & Finishing in the heart of downtown Aspen.

So get your running shoes on and come run the most challenging and scenic marathon or half marathon you’ve ever run!

Marathon Cash Prizes:
1st place Male and Female = $600
2nd place Male and Female = $400
3rd place Male and Female = $200

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