Aspen takes the après scene to new heights all winter long. Pop bottles of champagne at the base of the slopes or sip cocktails from the comfort of a cozy hotel lounge while the snow falls outside the window. Enjoy locally brewed beers while listening to live music or dance in your ski boots to local DJs. Whichever direction you choose, you won't go wrong in a town consistently named in SKI Magazine's Top 10 List for Après Ski.
2023/2024 WINTER APRÈS SKI
Located at the base of Aspen Mountain, next to the Silver Queen Gondola. This is the place where you can watch the skiers come down the mountain while sipping cocktails and enjoying their famous truffle fries, open daily.
ASPEN ART MUSEUM
Saturdays during the Aspen ski season from 5 pm - 9 pm enjoy the Après party at the Aspen Art Museum rooftop. With featured fun cocktails and mocktails from The Slippery Slope bar, snacks from the Rooftop Cafe, and music by Alex Golden. Enjoy free entry and a cash bar. Present your membership card for a 10% discount.
Aspen's premier craft brewery! Creating innovative, award-winning beers since 2008 in the heart of Aspen, Colorado. With apès ski specials from 4 pm - 7 pm Monday - Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday this is the spot to try out a local brew.
J BAR AT HOTEL JEROME
Take a seat the J Bar at Hotel Jerome. With its lively buzz and Old West vibe. The 19th century bar remains the town’s social hub, where ski bums rub elbows with socialites over craft beers, vintage-inspired cocktails and Aspen’s best burger. Open daily for your après ski enjoyment.
Ask around and you will hear that the après hangout spot is the Limelight Lounge. Every day from 3 pm - 6 pm enjoy après specials including house wine beer and wood-fired pizza. Do not miss the local bands that play from 4-7 pm on Fridays through Sundays.
Located only 1.5 blocks from the Silver Queen Gondola, Mezzaluna is locally owned and operated. With a focus on modern Italian cuisine as well as traditional Italian dishes and wood-fired pizzas, this is one spot worth checking out to enjoy après ski specials from 3-5 pm daily.
MOUNTAIN SOCIAL BAR AT ST. REGIS
Stop by the St. Regis Aspen to enjoy refined spirits, handcrafted cocktails, and light fare with a sweeping backdrop of Aspen Mountain, any afternoon. If you time it right you can enjoy the daily champagne sabering, a St. Regis tradition.
THE LIVING ROOM AT HOTEL JEROME
The Living Room at Hotel Jerome offers small plates, craft cocktails, and imaginative hot chocolates in a lounge atmosphere. Embody the social hub of Aspen, open daily at 4 pm.
THE WINE BAR AT THE LITTLE NELL
Indulge yourself in the world of fine wine at The Wine Bar at The Little Nell. Relax and enjoy while listening to DJs spinning vinyl records while having the option to choice from 35 wine by the glass options, open daily at 3:30 pm.
WET DECK AT W ASPEN
The rooftop deck at W Aspen is complete with a pool, hot tubes, fire pits, a full bar and Aspen Mountain Views. With après ski specials available daily this is the outdoor hangout to experience.
A causal sports bar that you can get a pitcher of beer and basket of wings, a burger or fish tacos. Fondly known as the 'locals bars' with daily après specials throughout the ski season.