The holidays are just around the corner. Have you thought about your holiday shopping, yet? Shop local businesses in Aspen for a big impact this season.
We’ve compiled a list of unique holiday gifts that support our local Aspen retailers and are perfect for the Aspen-loving person, including outdoor adventures and passes for virtual events. Take a peek at our suggestions below to find the perfect holiday present:
- For the loved one who has everything, give the gift of big ideas. Celebrating its 20th edition June 23 – 29, 2024, the Aspen Ideas Festival presents conversations that matter from the people who inspire. Passes are discounted by 20% until Dec. 31, 2023. Register today here.
- A luxury souvenir at The Little Nell Gift Shop. Conveniently located in the lobby at The Little Nell, the gift shop has an eclectic mix of Aspen items from dog treats to pre-packed food from Element 47, you're sure to find the perfect gift for the person who loves living in luxury.
- Aspen Monopoly. A sure way to bring your favorite place to your home in a fun way, Aspen Monopoly is the fun way to bring our destination to your loved ones home. Found at Carl's Pharmacy and several other retailers in town.
- A backcountry kit from the Ute Mountaineer- an ideal gift for the adventure seeker who loves to make their way out of bounds.
- Winter Words Series Pass – Aspen’s Winter Words is a series of readings and talks hosted by prominent contemporary writers, including authors of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and memoirs. A $80 seasonal support pass can be purchased and offers access and recordings to all winter series events.
- A custom gift basket of Colorado's finest local produce from the farm shop at Meat & Cheese.
- Group Aspen Powder Tour – Give your friend the gift of a group tour on a Powder Cat, and chances are they will take you along! Reserve a trip on a luxury snowcat, which will take you to prime untracked powder stashes on the backside of Aspen Mountain. Tours are led by two guides and include a hearty lunch, served in a cozy wood-stove heated cabin.
- Give the gift of world-class theatre! Theatre Aspen gift certificates can be used in any manner the recipient chooses—use all the tickets for the same performance or split them up between performances! Redeemable for 2024.
- A ticket to Aspen Laugh Festival at the Wheeler Opera House from February 21-24, 2024. Give the gift of laughter and spend your evening at one of Aspen's funniest nights featuring top comedians from all over the globe.
- An Adventure with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies – Give the gift of outdoor discovery! ACES is happy to create a gift certificate for any of their nature programs, such as birding, kids classes and snowshoe tours of the ghost town of Ashcroft.
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