Events

Top Choice Cycling in Leadville

Leadville Trail 100

The Leadville 100, held in August, is one of the most famous and longest mountain-bike races in the world: 100 miles of lung-crushing, adrenaline-fueled riding on the old silver-mining roads that go from 9200ft to 1…
Music in Breckenridge

Breckenridge Music Festival

Something of a kid sibling to the Aspen Music Festival, the Breckenridge Music Institute and National Repertory Orchestra offer both summer and winter seasons of stunning classical music at the Riverwalk Center, a h…
Music in Aspen

Aspen Music Festival

Every summer for the past 60 years, some of the best classical musicians from around the world have come to play, perform and learn from the masters of their craft. Students form orchestras led by world-famous condu…
Sports in Minturn

Man of the Cliff

Popular with the bearded and the buff, the Man of the Cliff features competitions like keg toss, hammer throw, archery and speed-chopping. (Women, take note – you too can be a man of the cliff.) The competition is u…
Music in Aspen

Jazz Aspen Snowmass

This festival is true to its jazz roots, with horn players such as Christian McBride and Nicholas Payton and crooners such as Harry Connick Jr and Natalie Cole gracing the Benedict Music Tent or downstairs at the Li…
Art in Breckenridge

International Snow Sculpture Championship

The International Snow Sculpture Championship begins in mid-January and lasts for three weeks. It starts with Technical Week, when the snow blocks are made, continues with Sculpting Week, when the sculptures are cre…
Cultural in Vail

Spring Back to Vail

This weekend party officially closes the ski season with a series of free concerts and barbecues. There’s always a big hitter for the Friday night concert – Wyclef Jean and Jimmy Cliff have been headliners. The annu…
Food & Drink in Vail

Taste of Vail

For more than 20 years this gourmet festival in early April has offered some of the best mountain cuisine you can imagine. The main event is the grand tasting and auction, with every Vail restaurant included, but th…
Film in Carbondale

5Point Film Festival

Carbondale's film festival has gradually acquired a name for itself as the Sundance of adventure cinema. Films aren't of the testosterone-driven 'look at me' variety, but instead explore inspiration and transformati…
Sports in Aspen

X Games

Buttermilk is one of the homes of the Winter X Games and the place to see some of the world's top extreme athletes. From slopestyle and superpipe competitions to bike cross and snowmobile snocross, entertainment is …