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. This is an easy two-hour, 3.5 mile hike adjacent to the 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 – September 3 | Weekends through September 30
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 $54
Contact: 970.925.1220,


Family River Rafting Day

Join Blazing Adventures for an exciting day of whitewater rafting and get 15% OFF for the entire family. Advanced reservations required.

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.Color a one-of-a-kind Snowmass postcard and mail it home.

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.

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 and a la carte menu options
Contact: 970.923.1227,


Snowmass Rodeo

A must-do family activity, this authentic Westernevent features bull riding, team roping, and barrelracing. Kids love the Calf Scramble and MuttonBustin’ competitions, petting zoo, mechanicalbull rides, and roasting marshmallows around a campfire.

Age Range: All ages
When: Wednesdays, June 13 – August 22
Time: Gates open at 5pm, Rodeo starts at 7pm
Where: Snowmass Rodeo Grounds, click for map
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, corn hole by the Viceroy pool while sipping on delicious lemonade drinks and nibbling house-made cookies.

Age Range: All ages
When: Wednesdays, July 4 – August 29
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,


Snowmass S’mores

New this summer, kick off the season on theSnowmass Mall with live music by Aspen MusicFestival & School students, happy hour food and drink deals, specials and surprises at Snowmass shops, local artisans and authors, and more. Enjoy free s’mores 6pm-8pm on the upper deck at the Westin.

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

Family Fridays at the Recreation Center

Families receive discounted entry on Fridays to splash in the outdoor heated pools, shoot hoops, scale the climbing wall, and more.

Age Range: All Ages
When: Fridays, June 1 – August 31
Time: 5:30am – 8:30pm
Where: Snowmass Recreation Center
Cost: $40 for a family of four; $10 per additional child
Contact: 970.922.2240,


Family Biking Adventure

Take the whole family biking. On Saturdays, Gene Taylor’s Sports offers kids and their families 50% off bike rentals.

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: 970.923.4336,

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