Snowmass Village

Snowmass Village offers everything from mountain recreation to music festivals.

Welcome to Snowmass Village

A thrill-seeker’s paradise with unlimited activities, eateries, and family-friendly fun
Welcome to Snowmass: Aspen’s trendy, younger sister just down the mountain.

While Snowmass residents get all the benefits of Aspen life, they also enjoy the rustic outdoor areas that take your breath away, so it’s no wonder that this area has quickly become one of Colorado’s most sought-after neighborhoods. From pristine ski slopes and lodges with ski-in and ski-out properties, living in Snowmass Village is perfect for ski-enthusiasts and those looking to spend cozy days nestled by the fireplace.

What to Love 

  • A tight-knit community with a strong network of parents & families 
  • Wide-open spaces and a bevy of nature reserves 
  • Plenty of activities, excitement, and nightlife 
  • Gorgeous views from every property

Local Lifestyle 

Snowmass Village may be one of the top ski destinations in the world, but it’s also a beloved family area with access to great schools and an abundance of outdoor activities for kids to be involved in. The community itself is welcoming and energetic — they hold numerous annual events focusing on connection, culture, and community spirit.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Of course, many residents often head down to Aspen for their high-end upscale spots, but there are some fantastic restaurants right here in town.

  • Visit the log cabin restaurant at Krabloonik and watch the sled dog teams as you dine by the fire – and be sure to try their classic baked brie! 
  • The Crepe Shack offers sweet and savory crepes and delicious coffee. 
  • Base Camp Bar and Grill, located in Base Village, boasts two floors, a firepit, craft cocktails, and good food. Another great spot downtown is The Stew Pot which serves up comfort food, beer, and wine. 
  • Il Poggio is home to a great outdoor firepit and tasty Mexican food, try Venga Venga.  And for apres-ski lunch and beers, Gwyn’s High Alpine or Sam’s are the places to be.

Things to Do

Skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and mountain biking remain on the top of the to-do list for every resident in Snowmass. How could you not take advantage of the amazing terrain around you?

Snowmass Village offers everything from mountain recreation to music festivals. Here’s an inside look at everything this community offers. 

Annual favorites

  • The Summer Concert Series is the event of the season in Snowmass! For 30 years now, residents set up on Fanny Hill on Thursday evenings to enjoy some of the country’s best artists and bands while enjoying wine, beer, and local eats. 
  • At the Snowmass Rodeo, cowboys and cowgirls ride through the arena showcasing their talents of bareback riding, team roping, barrel racing, and bull riding at the longest-running rodeo in Colorado.
  • JAS, the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival, brings in local and national jazz musicians as well as educational workshops for kids. 
  • In September, the Snowmass Balloon Festival will take your breath away as you watch the hot-air balloons fill the mountain sky.

Mountain living

  • Snowmass Resort is the premier lodge in the area, as well as Buttermilk and Aspen Highlands
  • Krabloonik also hosts daily dog sledding tours during the winter months for all ages to learn all about the ancient tradition of dog sledding. 
  • The Viceroy in Snowmass is a perfect place for a spa treatment or stay-cation — this modern and ski-in/ski-out resort is also a great spot for friends and visitors to stay.
  • Snowmass Bike Park offers arguably the best mountain biking in Colorado - people travel from all over to experience this thrilling ride. 
  • Roaring Fork River runs through the Aspen area and is popular for fishing; fly-fishermen will delight at the rainbow and brown trout found in the waters here. 
  • Snowmass Golf Course is a great place to hit the links in summer and cross-country ski in winter.  

Shopping destinations

  • Snowmass Mall in town has plenty of small boutiques, sportswear stores, and gift shops. 
  • Christys Sports Ski & Patio is the local institution for winter apparel, outdoor outfitting, and all your mountain needs. 
  • And of course, nearby downtown Aspen has all the luxury goods you could need from designer shops, to performance ski wear to Pinterest-worthy home decor. 


Snowmass Village operates in the Aspen Public School District, a top-rated district, is home to Aspen High School, a highly-rated public high school and ranked #22 in the state. Younger children attend Aspen Middle School and Aspen Elementary School.

For private school options, there is Aspen Country Day School, a highly rated private school, and Aspen Community School, K-8, a highly rated private elementary school and among the top 50 in the state.

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