End-of-Summer Hurrah

Nothing says good-bye quite like an end of summer celebration. Enjoy the local festivals and carnivals around town, amusement and water parks, and all the great family-friendly and adult experiences to kick off the end of one season and entry into another.

  1. Glenwood Toys And Gifts


    Stock up on back-to-school essentials like backpacks and lunchboxes at Glenwood Toys and Gifts on 6th Street in Glenwood Springs.

  2. Honey Butter


    Indulge in a sugar high with Honey Butter Diner's scrumptious over-the-top milkshakes in Carbondale.

  3. Carbondale Wild West Rodeo


    Don't miss the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo's outrageous Hawaiian Night on August 12. Grand entry at 7:30 p.m. sharp.

  4. Aspen Skiing Company


    Spend an unforgettable day adventuring at the Lost Forest in Snowmass: zipline tours, climbing, alpine coaster, hiking trails, and more.

  5. Harvey Gap State Park


    Grab your paddleboards and picnic lunch and head to Harvey Gap State Park near Silt, where the turquoise waters of Grass Valley Reservoir await.

  6. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park


    Hit up Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park before the kids head back to school.

  7. Slow Groovin' BBQ


    Grab BBQ at Slow Groovin' and hang out at Beaver Lake in Marble.

  8. True Nature Healing Arts


    Parents can spend a relaxing visit at True Nature Healing Arts in Carbondale after kids are in school.

  9. Limelight Hotel Snowmass


    Enjoy a staycation with the Limelight Hotel in Snowmass as your base camp.