The vibe at night in Snowmass Village is decidedly chill, with a nightlife scene focused more on quiet lounges, community-focused brewpubs and gathering spots with mellow live music.If you want raucous nightclubs, you’ll find them in Aspen, a short 20-minute drive away. Here are some of our picks for locally favorite hangouts.
The Limelight Lounge
Ok, so we're the new kid on the block, but the Limelight Loungein Aspen steadily garnered a big local following over the years for its live music, excellent beer selection and après specials. Local's know we're now bringing to party to Snowmass.
Every Friday night throughout the winter season, the folks at Aspen Snowmass throw a fun-filled party for all ages at the Elk Camp Restaurant at the top of the Elk Camp Gondola. Tubing, rides on the new Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, live music and s'mores by the fire complete the evening.
Base Camp Bar & Grill
This aptly named restaurant is located at the base of Snowmass in the heart of the village, and over the years it has become a favorite hang out spot to enjoy some apps and drink a beer by the outdoor fireplace. Live music and DJs keep it popular well into the night.
Belly Up Aspen
From Snoop Dog to Huey Lewis, LCD Soundsystem to the Flaming Lips, this live music club has attracted a roster of surprisingly major names given its tiny size. And why is that? Attend a show and see for yourself (hint: Aspenites make for a really fun crowd).
Farm to Table Tuesdays
In summer, the fun of Ullr Nights is given a uniquely summer twist with Farm to Table Tuesdays at the Elk Camp Restaurant. Fresh produce and ingredients from Colorado's Western Slope serve as inspiration for unique dishes, while guests enjoy outdoor activities, live music and the adventures of the Lost Forest.
The Snowmass Village outpost of this popular local watering hole (there's another in Aspen) has kept local's cozy and satisfied for years. Enjoy a beer, billiards or the night's game on one of many flatscreen TVs. Located in the heart of the Snowmass Village Mall off the top of the Skittles lift.