Special Events

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Backcountry Marathon
Arbor Day 011
July 4th
Owl Creek
Fat Bike
Snow Polo

The Special Events Department both produces and permits special events in the City of Aspen that not only benefit event participants but also promote and market Aspen’s vitality to our community and its visitors. Our goal is to instill a sense of pride and excellence in the City’s cultural uniqueness, and in its dedication for maintaining the joy and beauty that is Aspen. To find more information on City sponsored events, please visit: Aspen Special Events

Hosting an Event in Aspen

If you are looking to host an event in Aspen, the Special Events Department is here to guide you through the special event permitting process. It is our goal to assist event organizers in planning safe and fun events that remain consistent with our special events principals and policies.

Please complete the short form application below to begin the process and allow us to review your event and guide you through any additional steps needed to get your event permitted.

Photo Shoots and Film Shoots

The Special Events Department is your resource for obtaining a permit for photo/film shoots in the City of Aspen. Please complete the application below so we can guide you through any additional steps needed to get your proposal reviewed and permitted.