January 2, 2018
November 7, 2017
From high-end dining to a night of dancing, here's where you should be ringing in 2018 in Aspen.
Aspen's St. Regis has a variety of events on New Year's day, including a buffet spread at the ski resort's Velvet Buck (reservations are recommended for the two holiday seatings at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.), a mountain cocktail social starting at 5 p.m. and running through 2 a.m. with dj performances, and two fireworks show at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. The festivities don't stop there though, the Velvet Buck is offering a buffet spread of breakfast items the morning after New Year's. Raise a glass of Château D'Esclans over dinner or brunch to a happy and healthy 2018. 315 E. Dean St., 970-920-3300
Don't miss Jimmy's special New Year's dinner menu, which includes many of the restaurant's crowd-pleasing dishes and drinks. A three-course meal is served for customers who make reservations for the spot's first dinner seating between 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. The second dinner seating, from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., ends with a champagne toast at midnight; or rosé if you prefer… 205 S. Mill St., 970-925-6020
Although its New Year's Eve dinner is already sold out, the Caribou Club's lounge and nightclub will still be open for members. But don't fret, temporary memberships for those interested in joining the special celebrations, starting at 11 p.m., are still available. 411 E. Hopkins Ave., 970-925-2929
The Grey Lady will be celebrating New Year's twice: First, with two dinner seatings between 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. And second, with a Château D'Esclans after party that features rosé and champagne from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. So, enjoy a four-course meal, featuring oysters and caviar, scallops and pork belly, Colorado lamb osso bucco, vanilla panna cotta with fresh berries, and a glass of Whispering Angel, before dancing the night away at the Grey Lady. 305 S. Mill St., 970-925-1797
Ring in 2018 with good company and a few bottles of Château D'Esclans. For more information on Château D'Esclans, visit esclans.com.