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Ring in the Holidays with the 12 Days of Aspen


A vacation rental home in Aspen Snowmass gives you and your familyaccess to some of the best winter fun in Colorado surrounded by the majestic splendor of theRocky Mountains.If you're headed to Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley this holiday season, be sure to makethe 12Days of Aspenpart ofyour plans. Between December 20 and 31, you can choose from a wide range of activities to add to the unparalleled skiing and snowboarding that will keep you active from morning to night.

Here are some of our top picks from the full calendar of events for the 12 Days of Aspen.

December 20, 46 PMOld Fashioned Caroling and Cookie Exchange

This free family event hosted by the Aspen Historical Society takes place at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum in Aspen.Suitable for kids of all ages. Bring your home-baked cookies and share recipes and baked cookies with the community. Join the holiday caroling, or just sit back and listen to classic holiday songs.

December 21, 2:304PM Create Your Own Lift Ticket

This free workshop allows creative residents of all ages to design personalized lift ticket artwork over apple cider, donuts, and other baked goods at the Aspen Art Museum.

December 23, 6 PMSantas Fire Truck Sleigh Tour

Bring the kids and visiting friends and relatives for an old-fashioned parade of Aspens finest as the fire department truck escorts jolly St. Nicholas through downtown Aspen on the ladder truck. Theres no set route, but you can catch the truck riding down Main Street, Hopkins, and in the neighborhoods around Shadow Mountain. Be sure to keep an eye out for Sparky, the fire department mascot dog.

December 24, 5:306:30 PMHoliday Stocking Decorating atSt. Regis Resort

Open to everyone, this classic holiday event allows families to decorate their own holiday stockings in the lush environment of Aspen'sSt. Regis Resort. Reservations are highly recommended. $30 per child for each stocking.

December 26, 7 PMACES Astronomy Night: Stars & the Modern Calendar

Spend an evening under the stars at Hallam Lake in Aspen as astronomy expert Ricky Wojcik explains basic astronomy concepts and helps you identify constellations. Free for everyone. Limited to 50 participants, so RSVPs are required.

December 29, 4:30 & 7:30 PMAdam Trent: The Next Generation of Magic

This entertaining magical event features Adam Trent, a modern magician with many tricks up his sleeve. See him perform in Aspen at the Wheeler Opera House. Tickets are $42 for adults and $32 for children.

December 31, 8 PM& 12 AMFireworksOver Aspen Mountain

Keep your eyes on the skies as the City of Aspen celebrates the past year with fireworks at 8 PM.Look forward to next year with a second illumination of the skies with fireworks at midnight to bring in the New Year. Free for all!

Theres no better place to be during the holidays than Aspen, Colorado. And it can all be yours when you look into Aspen Snowmass vacation rentals with us. Contact us today to talk about Aspen real estate that will put you right in the center of all thats great about Colorado!

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