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Rocky Mountains: Event calendar for a perfect vacation


13 July, 2023


26 March, 2024

Aspen, Colorado

Winter X Games Aspen: The world’s best action sports event, showcasing some of the biggest names in skiing and snowboarding.

Where: Buttermilk Ski Resort, Aspen

When: Annually in late January

JAS Aspen Snowmass June Experience: Summer music festival that aims to present and preserve jazz while featuring world-renowned musicians and artists worldwide.

Where: Downtown Aspen

When: Annually in late June

JAS Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience: This dance-oriented music festival features a legendary lineup of popular, R&B, rock, funk, blues, world, and soul music, while featuring world-class performances and attracting renowned musicians and artists.

Where: Snowmass Town Park, Aspen

When: Annually during Labour Day weekend

Where to stay in Aspen: Galena Street

Galena Street is a three-bedroom condo in the heart of the most desirable of winter sports destinations: Aspen. With ski-in-ski-out access and a contemporary interior with no compromise on comfort and elegance, this delightful condo has everything you need for a memorable Aspen experience.

Galena Street

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Park City, Utah

Sundance Film Festival: Largest independent film festival in the United States, that unites storytellers with discerning audiences for dramatic and documentary films, shorts, performances, panel discussions, and music events.

Where: Park City

When: Annually in January

Kimball Arts Festival: Ranked amongst the top art festivals in the country, it showcases the work of 200 fine artists across 13 disciplines from around the world, while featuring live music, gourmet food and drink, and a host of creative activities.

Where: Historic Main Street, Park City

When: Annually in early August

Park City Wine Festival: Event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and distinguished guests gather to play, wine, and dine. The attendees can enjoy from an array of domestic and international wine, spirits, and beer tastings, paired dinners and lunches, paired wine hikes, and lifestyle events.

Where: Park City, Utah

When: Annually in early October

Where to stay in Park City: Red Pine Road

Red Pine Road is a unique opportunity to enjoy the finest in contemporary design and absolute comfort in Park City. During the winter you'll see plenty of people heading towards the gondolas with skis and snowboards. But come the spring, this happy little town turns into a place where food lovers, film buffs, adventurers and families can make the most of the natural and man-made wonders on offer.

Red Pine Road

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Breckenridge, Colorado

International Snow Sculpting Championship: This event is the perfect opportunity to witness the creativity and skills of artists from all over the world while their transform huge blocks of snow into monumental works of art.

Where: Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge

When: Annually in late January

Food & Wine Festival: This is a unique wine-tasting experience that stars an array of varietals created by top wineries. From the soft and smooth to the unabashedly bold, you will be delighted by the exclusive selection of nearly 300 wines.

Where: Main Street Station & The Village, Breckenridge

When: Annually in late July

International Festival of Arts: Celebration of adventure, creativity and play. Local, national and international artist talent and organisations, both traditional and unconventional, mingle together to create an eclectic mix of music, dance, film, visual arts and family entertainment.

Where: Breckenridge

When: Annually in mid August

Where to stay in Breckenridge: Epic Retreat

Enjoy the convenience of ski-in and ski-out access at Epic Retreat. It’s not just the ease of access that makes this chalet such an alluring choice in the heart of Breckenridge. This beautifully designed retreat boasts spectacular vistas of the snow-tipped Ten Mile Range, with plenty of outdoor space to make the most of the fresh mountain air.

Epic Retreat

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Steamboat, Colorado

Steam Boat Winter Carnival: Celebration that showcases a variety of events that embrace Steamboat's western heritage and highlight their tradition of winter sports.

Where: Howelsen Hillge, Steamboat

When: Annually in early February

Winterwondergrass: Festival that celebrates bluegrass music, craft beer, and local food. The festival is held over three days and features performances by some of the biggest names in bluegrass music, as well as up-and-coming artists.

Where: Palisades Tahoe, Steamboat

When: Annually in early March

Art in the Park: Colorful scenes await at Art in the Park, where arts and crafts, performances, and an interactive children’s area will fill your day. Art in the Park is free to the public and features nearly 150 artist vendors, live entertainment, food vendors, and an interactive children’s art area.

Where: West Lincoln Park, Steamboat

When: Annually in early July

Where to stay in Steamboat: Gold Mine Lodge

Just steps away from the Thunderhead ski lift and with sweeping views across the Yampa Valley is Gold Mine Lodge, which it’s created out of genuine gold mine timbers, ensuring that Steamboat Springs's heritage is engrained into this elegant chalet's very structure.

Gold Mine Lodge

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Vail, Colorado

GoPro Mountain Games: Experience an exciting fusion of adventure sports, art and live music at the GoPro Mountain Games, where you can enjoy and experience this event as both a participant or as a spectator.

Where: Vail

When: Annually in mid June

Bravo! Vail Music Festival: International music festival with dozens of performances throughout Eagle County, and summer home to the world’s greatest musicians and orchestras.

Where: Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail

When: Annually in late July - early August

Vail Dance Festival: Celebration to an array of cultural and entertainment offerings, ranging from world-renowned dancers and classical music presentations to weekly concerts. In addition, local chorale and theatre presentations grace the amphitheatre stage throughout the event.

Where: Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail

When: Annually in late July - early August

Where to stay in Vail: The Chateau at Casteel Creek

The scenic drive to The Chateau at Casteel Creek winds through a serene forest and culminates at a dramatic million-dollar bridge, a beautiful fusion of traditional and modern. With a castle-like appearance, this architectural wonder invites guests to their Vail & Beaver Creek vacation of a lifetime. Welcome the feeling of discovery into your heart and imagination every time you look around a bend or peek inside a new door, discover the unexpected at The Chateau.

The Chateau at Casteel Creek

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Telluride, Colorado

Mountainfilm: The Mountainfilm festival brings together a community of filmmakers and change makers, showcasing documentary films that celebrate adventure, activism, social justice, environment and indomitable spirit.

Where: Telluride

When: Annually during the Memorial Day weekend (end of May)

Telluride Balloon Festival: Against the backdrop of majestic mountains and scenic landscapes, this festival showcases a dazzling display of colourful hot air balloons filling the sky. The festival attracts both locals and visitors alike, who gather to witness the breathtaking sight of balloons soaring gracefully overhead.

Where: Telluride

When: Annually in early June

Telluride Bluegrass Festival: This renowned festival brings together musicians and bluegrass enthusiasts from around the world. Beyond the music, festival-goers can enjoy workshops, camping, and participate in the vibrant atmosphere of creating a conscious community centred around a love of music and respect for the planet.

Where: Telluride

When: Annually in mid June

Where to stay in Telluride: Royer Gulch

One of the best mountain views in Telluride at Royer Gulch, his seamless, glass-tiered mountain chalet is ultra-sleek and turns every aspect into a living, breathing work of art. Uninterrupted views of the mountains are visible in this contemporary masterpiece that immerses you in your surroundings. Royer Gulch is a unique chalet that will give you a chance to reconnect with the beauty of Nature.

Royer Gulch

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The onefinestay experience

Here at onefinestay, we specialise in bespoke vacations. Whether you’re a keen skier or simply looking to discover the awe-inspiring beauty of the Rocky Mountains, we’ve prepared a selection of exclusive concierge services to ensure that your break is as memorable as it should be. From private chef hire to at-home spa experiences, you’ll be given these options when you book your stay with one of our Travel Advisors. Everything is taken care of before your arrival, so you can simply turn up and unwind!

Tempted by a magical mountain getaway?