Celebrate Spring with Local Roaring Fork Valley Events

Snowmass Mardi Gras ParadeWith February ending, spring is on the horizon! As the Aspen’s begin to bloom and the valley starts to shed its winter snow layer, new and exciting activities begin! Throughout the spring the whole roaring fork valley is packed with fun events for everyone. Here are our favorites that are already on the calendar:

Aspen: From March 15-19 Aspen is hosting the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals! This prestigious event features men’s and women’s downhill, Super G, slalom, giant slalom and more! Make sure to head up valley to watch this spectacular global competition.

Snowmass: On February 28th Snowmass will be hosting its annual Mardi Gras parade! The event features an uphill ski race, a traditional bead toss and fireworks! That’s not to mention all the celebrations at restaurants and bars throughout Snowmass. This fun weekday event shouldn’t be missed!

Aspen/Snowmass: From March 12-28, Aspen Snowmass will be hosting the Bud Light Spring Jam! This event features two weekends of ski competitions, free outdoor concerts and premier parties.

Carbondale: On March 11-12 Carbondale will be hosting the 9th Annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza: SHE. The event focuses on local and national designers who create fashion that sparks the imagination and is created from sustainable or recycled materials. The event sells out every year, so get your tickets now!

Rifle: On April 1 the town of Rifle will be hosting the Grand River Gallop a fun run/walk to benefit the Grand River Health Meals on Wheels Program. The event features a 2k and a 5k and takes place in downtown Rifle. Don’t forget to wear your superhero costume!