Aspen has never been known for its subtleties in wealth. It’s one of the reasons Hunter S. Thompson famously vowed during his 1969 run for mayor to re-name the town Fat City. But sometimes that excess can bring wonders of good too. Jazz Aspen Snowmass is a non-profit, and thus the sky is the limit with extravagant VIP packages that end up being huge donations to the cause.
- You’re going there to see: Stevie Wonder, The Killers, Thievery Corporation
- You’re going to come home talking about: More artists TBA
Denver to Snowmass Town Park
3 hours, 53 minutes
Accommodations: Several lodging partnerships offer condominium discounts. No camping associated with the festival but Forest Service camping is available nearby.