Over the holidays, Aspen is transformed into a Winter Wonderland. During the 12 Days of Aspen, December 20-31, downtown Aspen comes alive with everything from free ice skating, holiday treats and carolers. Santa joins in the celebration! To top it all off, join us in celebrating New Year's Eve with fireworks over Aspen Mountain. Downtown Aspen, aspenchamber.orgPiaget World Snow Polo Championship
Melissa and Marc Ganzi and Larry Boland, president of Piaget North America, invite you to the Piaget World Snow Polo Championship. Relax and watch world-class snow polo action from the VIP pavilion while enjoying light mountain fare from the St. Regis Hotel, along with complimentary cocktails. December 18th, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., The Aspen Valley Polo Club. December 19th, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Rio Grand Park. December 20th, 12 p.m.-4 p.m., Rio Grand Park; worldsnowpolo-aspen.ticketleap.com23rd Annual Aspen Film Academy Screenings
Spend your holidays with Aspen Film! The 23rd annual Aspen Film Screenings series, running December 21 - January 2, brings big screen sizzle to the mountains. Visitors, residents and film industry professionals alike come together at Aspen's Wheeler Opera House to enjoy the most talked-about films of the year. This cinematic feast features films actively campaigning for Oscar® nomination. From starry features to fresh independent voices, this Aspen holiday tradition has something for everyone. Aspen is a select winter destination for voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and various guild members to see front-running awards contenders during an ever-more compressed Academy Award campaign season. The official program will be announced by early December, so make plans to be where the stars shine for the holidays—Aspen Film Academy Screenings! Tickets on sale December 10. Wheeler Opera House, aspenshowtix.com.Audi Ajax Cup – An Aspen Tradition
Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club is back for their fifth annual Audi Ajax Cup! Teams will compete head to head in a dual slalom race on the Little Nell run on Ajax. Ajax Cup has quickly become Aspen's signature Winter Event with its infamous Apres Party being dubbed the 'hottest Apres Party in Aspen'. Featuring Race Co-chairs Hall of Fame Skier Chris Davenport and Olympian Casey Puckett. Aspen Mountain; teamavsc.orgAnna Trzebinski's Champagne & Caviar Event
Anna Trzebinski will be holding a champagne and caviar event from Dec. 22 to the last day of the year starting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. every night. 414 E. Cooper Ave., 970-925-2848; annatrzebinski.com
Carte Blanche Wines, Woody Creek Distillers, Soulshine Music, and musician Black Joe Lewis presented “Sip, Savor & Boogie” during Aspen's FOOD & WINE Classic on June 20, 2014. 'Aspen Peak' and EKS Events helped produce the event.