Kids Love Summer in Snowmass




What is V.I.K. Snowmass?

Daily programming for kids and families in Snowmass Village. Fun, entertaining activities to engage kids.


Event Schedule


Aspen Center For Enviornmental Sciences Nature Hike

Explore the Snowmass Nature Trail on a two-hour guided tour with an Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) Naturalist. Learn about the incredible diversity of wildflowers and more as the gentle trail winds in and out of lush alpine meadows and Aspen forests and a beautiful beaver pond.

Age Range: 6 years and up
When: Daily, June 18-September 3 | Weekends September 8-10, 15-16, 29-30
Time: 10:00am
Where: Meet at the Ice Age Discovery Center on the Snowmass Village Mall
Cost: Free
Contact: 970.925.5756,

Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Hike

Learn about Snowmass’ incredible Ice Age Discovery on a guided tour with an Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) Naturalist. Photos, props, and stories from the discovery will amaze the entire family on this easy two-hour hike adjacent to the discovery site of the incredible fossil discovery.

Age Range: TBD
When: Daily, June 16 – September 3 | Weekends September 8-10, 15-16, 29-30
Time: 1:00pm (2 hour round-trip tour, approximately 3.5 miles)
Where: Meet at the Ice Age Discovery Center on the Snowmass Village Mall
Level: Moderate hiking and leisurely pace
Cost: Free
Contact: 970.925.5756,

Lost Forest At The Top of Elk Camp Gondola

Activities include an alpine coaster, zip lines, biking trails, ropes challenges and climbing walls. There are ponds to fish in, creeks to hike along, places to enjoy nature alone or in groups, two disc golf courses and passionate guides to help you find your next adventure.

When: Daily, June 22 – October 1
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Where: Outside the Elk Camp Restaurant at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola
Cost: Lost Forest Packages start at $84
Contact: 970.925.1220,


Family River Rafting Day

VIKs families with children 6 years and older can join Blazing Adventures for an exciting day of rafting and get 15% OFF for their entire family.

Age Range: 6 years and up
When: Daily
Time: By reservation
Where: Roaring Fork, Arkansas & Colorado Rivers
Cost: Price varies per river section, please call for pricing
Contact: 970.923.4544,


Postcards From Snowmass

Snowmass offers so much to write home about. This fun V.I.K. program gives children ages 3 and up, and their parents, the chance to color a one-of-a-kind Snowmass postcard. Materials and stamps provided. FREE

Age Range: All ages
When: Mondays, June 18 – October 1
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Where: Snowmass Ice Age Discovery Center
Cost: FREE
Contact: 970.922.2277,


Elk Camp Farm to Table Dinners

Live entertainment, family friendly activities, and à la carte dining featuring farm fresh Colorado-grown products. Free gondola access from 5 – 9 pm.

Age Range: All ages
When: Tuesdays, July 10 – August 21
Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Elk Camp Restaurant at the Top of the Elk Camp Gondola
Cost: Free Gondola access with a la carte menu options
Contact: 970.923.1227,


Snowmass Rodeo

This authentic western event includes bull riding, team roping, barrel racing, and bronco riding. VIK kids can compete in calf scramble and mutton bustin’. There’s even a petting zoo and a mechanical bull. Top off the night with s’mores around a cozy campfire. Free admission for VIK’s 10 years and under.

Age Range: All ages
When: Wednesdays, June 13 – August 22
Time: Gates open at 5pm, Rodeo starts at 7pm
Where: Snowmass Rodeo Grounds
Cost: Kids 10 and under free; Youth (11-15 years) $15; 15 years – Adults $20
Contact: 970.923.8898,

Viceroy Lawn Games & Lemonade

Enjoy lawn games like giant Jenga and corn hole by the Viceroy pool while sipping on delicious lemonade drinks.

Age Range: All ages
When: Wednesdays, July 5 – August 16
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Viceroy Snowmass
Cost: Free
Contact: 970.923.8000,


Family Fun Zone at the Snowmass Free Concert Series

Kids can romp through the Family Fun Zone, which is complete with a bouncy house, face painting, hula hooping, and more while Mom and Dad kick back and enjoy the sunset as acclaimed artists take to the Fanny Hill stage.

Age Range: 3 years and up
When: Thursdays, June 14 – August 16
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where: Fanny Hill Concert Venue
Cost: Free
Contact: 970.922.2233,


Fridays on the Mall

Aspen Music Festival students perform, extended retail hours, local vendors, sidewalk sales, F&B specials

Age Range: All Ages
When: Fridays, June 15 – August 17
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Snowmass Mall
Cost: Free
Contact: 970.922.2233,

Snowmass S’mores

A cozy fire and tasty s’mores bring friends and families together during this fun, evening activity. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Age Range: All Ages
When: Fridays, June 15 – August 17
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Westin Snowmass Resort Fire Pit
Cost: Free
Contact: 970.922.2233

Family Fridays at the Recreation Center

Splash in the outdoor heated pools, shoot hoops or scale the climbing wall at the Snowmass Village Recreation Center. Families receive discounted entry on Fridays

Age Range: All Ages
When: Fridays, June 1 – August 31
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Snowmass Recreation Center
Contact: 970.922.2240,


Family Biking Adventure

VIK families can ride or cruise through a variety of paved and dirt trails together after visiting Gene Taylor’s Sports. Receive 50% off bike rentals for VIK parents and kids!

Age Range: 4 years and up
When: Saturdays, June – September
Time: All Day
Where: Gene Taylor’s Sports
Cost: Varied; 50% off bike rentals
Contact: C970.923.4336,