Summer is an incredible time to experience the Roaring Fork Valley! While naturally touted for its ski runs and winter sport fun, the Rocky Mountains truly come alive in the summer. With unbelievable mountain hikes, river rafting & fishing on the Roaring Fork river, everyone is sure to find something they love in Aspen.
Aspen’s Fourth of July parade is a local institution, celebrating Independence day with a local twist. Over 20,000 locals and visitors come into Aspen to enjoy the traditional parade down Main Street. For all-day entertainment, enjoy the Air Force jet flyby, multiple concerts, and a children’s bicycle rodeo. Round out the day with a spectacular fireworks show over Aspen Mountain, illuminating the mountain under the stars!
In Snowmass, thousands of yogis from around the country will converge to celebrate. Wanderlust Yoga Festival, a national traveling celebration of yoga, music, speakers, chefs, performers, is a phenomenal experience for any age! Explore the nature wonder around Snowmass, attend a yoga class, shop the local, organic, fair-trade marketplace, or try a new food! On Thursday night, check out the free “Wanderlust Spectacular” show. Featuring acro-yogis from around the country, this is the Cirque du Soleil of yoga. On Friday, Wanderlust featured concert is Jurassic 5, music only tickets can be purchased for $25. Check out http://aspensnowmass.wanderlustfestival.com/ for more information.
Summer is an incredibly busy time in Aspen, with festivals and concerts galore! With the amazing, summer-only outdoor experiences, you can’t miss the best season in Aspen!