What is the Aspen Arts Festival
If you’re buying a home for sale in Aspen, you’ll love knowing that the community plans all kinds of amazing events – and on July 21 and 22, the Aspen Arts Festival takes place in Rio Grande Park downtown.

What is the Aspen Arts Festival?

The Aspen Arts Festival is a spectacular collection of local art that ranges from life-sized sculptures to gorgeous, artistic and hand-made jewelry.
This is the 16th year of the Aspen Arts Festival, and there will be more artists there than ever before. You’ll see:

  • Sculptures
  • Photography
  • Glass art
  • Paintings
  • Ceramics
  • Jewelry
  • Mixed-media art

It’s free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Interested in applying? Check out the Exhibitor Rules and Regulations or call 970-925-1940.)

Where to Eat During the Aspen Arts Festival

There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance of Rio Grande Park, where the festival is being held. The closest, in order of distance, include:

  • Meat & Cheese Restaurant and Farm Shop
    319 East Hopkins Ave.
  • White House Tavern
    302 East Hopkins Ave.
  • The Red Onion
    420 East Cooper Ave.
  • French Alpine Bistro Crêperie du Village
    400 East Hopkins Ave.
  • Matsuhisa
    303 East Main St.
  • Jimmy’s
    205 South Mill St.
  • Jing
    413 East Main St.
  • Plato’s Restaurant
    845 Meadows Rd.
  • Pyramid Bistro
    221 East Main St.

(You can also check out our list of the 3 best summer restaurants in Aspen.)

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