The Special Events Department both produces and permits special events in the City of Aspen that not only benefit event participants but also promote and market Aspen’s vitality to our community and its visitors. Our goal is to instill a sense of pride and excellence in the City’s cultural uniqueness, and in its dedication for maintaining the joy and beauty that is Aspen. To find more information on City sponsored events, please visit: Aspen Special Events
Hosting an Event in Aspen
If you are looking to host an event in Aspen, the Special Events Department is here to guide you through the special event permitting process. It is our goal to assist event organizers in planning safe and fun events that remain consistent with our special events principals and policies.
Completing our short form application will begin the process and will allow us to review your event and guide you through any additional steps needed to get your event permitted.
Begin your application here.
Photo Shoots and Film Shoots
The Special Events Department is your resource for obtaining a permit for photo/film shoots in the City of Aspen. Please complete our application /FormCenter/Special-Events-11/Filming-and-Photo-Shoot-Permit-Applicati-120 so that we may guide you through any additional steps needed to get your proposal reviewed and permitted.