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New Year's Eve in Aspen

12/31/2019 - 8:00pm to 01/01/2020 - 12:00am

New Year's Eve in Aspen is a monumental occasion when our world-renowned nightlife, exceptional restaurants and nightclubs, and glamorous locals and visitors all peak simultaneously. We have compiled a list of all the parties and dining options for ringing in 2020. Click the document to the right for the full Frias Properties' New Year's Eve in Aspen Guide.

There are so many options to celebrate the New Year, so we've come up with some of the highlights for 2019 below.


Fireworks Over Aspen Mountain

The iconic fireworks show over Aspen Mountain is a must-see for any visitor to Aspen over the New Year's holiday. Two spectacular displays take place on New Year's Eve at 8 p.m. and midnight. Some of the prime viewing spots are:

  • Gondola Plaza at the base of Aspen Mountain
  • Red Mountain: Parking lot and trailhead for Hunter Creek Trail
  • Smuggler Mountain: Smuggler's observation deck. If you don't want to make the hike, views from the trailhead are great, too!
  • Elks Building: Just like any rooftop in town, you need membership/connections if you want to see fireworks here.

Belly Up

The iconic Belly Up music club is featuring sounds by Flume DJ SET this New Year's Eve. This classic Aspen night-time experience is a great way to celebrate the end of 2019 and the start of a new decade. The doors open at 9:30 p.m., and the show begins at p.m. To get tickets, visit

New Year's at the Wheeler Opera House

Close out 2019 at the historic Wheeler Opera House with their annual New Year's Eve celebration, this year featuring Yonder Mountain String Band. Tickets include the pre-show party with fireworks viewing, heavy appetizers, and a cash bar. The party begins at 7:30 p.m. and the band comes on stage at 9:30 p.m.

Dom Perignon Party at The Little Nell

Ring in 2020 in #NellStyle with endless entertainment and bottomless Dom Perignon. The all-inclusive ticket gives you access to top-shelf liquor, passed bites, oysters on the half-shell, a cheese bar, and more. The party moves throughout the hotel with musical acts and acrobats. Enjoy the countdown to midnight as dancers light up the courtyard with a fire show leading up to the fireworks display over Aspen Mountain.

Book Early for New Year's

We recommend reserving your lodging early for the most choices, especially during the holiday season! Contact us for availability.