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

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    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

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

  3. Carbondale Wild West Rodeo

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

  7. Slow Groovin' BBQ

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

  8. True Nature Healing Arts

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

  9. Limelight Hotel Snowmass

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