The Best of the Best:
Local Indoor Venues
Although it technically isn’t winter quite yet, the temperatures are quickly dropping and we’re pulling out our sweaters and down jackets. Winter is the perfect time to throw an event that family, friends and loved ones will enjoy. There are plenty of stunning indoor venues in Colorado to choose from. What are you waiting for? Start planning your winter event now!
The Manor House
This simple yet elegant mansion has 6 acres of space to choose from to ensure you get the winter event of your dreams. Cozy fireplaces, twinkle lights and unique flower arrangements are just the beginning. The mansion itself is extremely picturesque, boasting a large front porch with stunning pillars that’ll have your guests swooning. The drive there won’t be too shabby, either. Visit themanorhouse.com to learn more.
Photographer: Katherine Rose of Max & Friends
Roaring Fork Club
Located just 20 minutes outside of Aspen, these 383 acres of breathtaking landscape is yours for the taking. If skiing is your end goal, this is the perfect rustic retreat as a skier shuttle service offers daily transportation to and from Snowmass. There’s also a weekly snowshoeing program for other adventure-seekers. If staying in for a spa day is more your scene, feel free to pamper yourself. Learn more at roaringforkclub.com.
Photographer: Corbin Gurkin
Marble Distilling Co.
This adaptable space with many settings to choose from will suit all of your party’s needs. The Tasting Room is an open room with stunning views of nature, the famous Marble Bar and the land’s original farmhouse. For a more intimate setting, step back in time by hosting a party in the Barrel Room and enjoy your favorite MDC spirits.
Photography: Confluence Architecture
The Aspen Art Museum
A fantastic way to impress your art-loving friends is to throw a winter gathering at the Aspen Art Museum, as recommended by our friends at Bluebird Productions. There’s inspiration every way you turn and the conversations will be anything but boring. Add your personal touch by organizing details like food, color scheme and table decorations.
Photographer: Matthew Speck
This Aspen restaurant is constantly innovating both their physical space as well as their menu. Local products influence the traditional American cuisine on the menu yet the dishes are anything but boring. The dining room seats 110 people in a mountain-style contemporary setting. It’s hard to beat the incredible views of the Aspen mountains, too.
Steakhouse no. 316
If you love quality meat, seafood, sides and dessert, this is the perfect Aspen restaurant for your next winter event. Located in the heart of downtown Aspen, Steakhouse No. 316 will not disappoint. Generous portions, mood lighting and incredible views make this a can’t-miss spot to host a cozy winter event.
Photographer: Derek Skalko
Location: Snowmass, Aspen
Re-opening after a fall season of renovations, the Viceroy Snowmass is back and better than ever. This mountain adventure retreat sits at the base of one of the world’s best ski mountains, making it the perfect place to throw your own winter wonderland. Lodging, lounging and skiing await!
Photographer: Viceroy Website Gallery
Crisp mountain air and an unreal backdrop will make your winter event even more special thanks to the St. Regis Aspen. Family activities, spa days, snowmobiling, dog sledding, skiing, fine dining, live music and many more appealing activities make this a one-of-a-kind destination this winter.
Photographer: St. Regis Aspen Website Gallery
Voted one of the top 10 hotels in the American west, Hotel Jerome is the perfect pairing of luxury and history. It’s an Aspen landmark and world-renowned destination since 1889. And if you want your winter gathering to be unique, look no further: it’s home to the only above-ground ballroom for events and weddings in Aspen.
Creative menus, cozy accommodations and a room completely dedicated to wine? Sign us up. The Caribou Club in Aspen is perfect for everything from small, intimate gatherings to large winter parties with friends and family.
Photographer: Caribou Club Website Gallery, Robin Proctor Photography
The Little Nell
Take it from the team at Gold Leaf Event Design – the Events Team at the Little Nell will make your wildest party dreams come true. Whether you’re celebrating a wedding, business or a private event, this is one of the most picturesque scenes Aspen has to offer.
Photographer: Robin Proctor Photography
Inn at Aspen
With over 5,000 square feet of meeting space that can be transformed into anything you can imagine, this is an ideal location for any winter celebration. Stone fireplaces and floor-to-ceiling windows will set the mood for guests, especially with the views of Buttermilk Mountain.
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The Redstone Castle
Built by the 6th wealthiest man of the 20th century and preserved for generations, this castle lives up to its name. When you enter, you’ll feel like you’re in a different time. Forty-two rooms mostly furnished by original pieces make for a memorable and sophisticated party experience.
Photographer: Redstone Castle Website Gallery
Location: Woody Creek
The perfect combination of modern and rustic. This location is a natural beauty and the mountain views cannot be beat. Whether you’re celebrating a wedding, anniversary or any other milestone, hosting a party at this ranch will be a night everyone will remember.
Photographer: Brett Butterstein
The Baldwin Gallery
This private room is located inside the famous Caribou Club. It’s a contemporary setting perfect for hosting a cocktail party or private dinner for parties of as little as 10 and up to 400 guests. Sit back, relax and enjoy the art, good people, good food and good conversations.
Photographer: Caribou Club Website Gallery
Pine Creek Cookhouse
For a unique experience, we can’t say enough about the beautiful Pine Creek Cookhouse nestled at the base of the Elk Mountains. This seasonal spot dishes up gourmet eats inspired by their surrounding environment, emphasizing sustainability with a locally and responsibly sourced menu.