A Brief Guide to Upcoming Events in Denver & Colorado Ski Towns in 2023

Colorado Events & Festivals to Look Forward to in 2023

With easy access to some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world, it’s no surprise that people flock to Denver and the surrounding mountain areas during the winter months. Even if you prefer to stay indoors and warm, there are plenty of events in Colorado to keep you busy and entertained all season. The calendar is jam-packed with fun options for all ages, making the Centennial State an ideal destination for your 2023 getaway.

When you arrive in the Mile High City, don’t worry about driving or navigating snowy or mountainous roads. Let Town 2 Mountain, the leading limo service in Denver, get you and your crew where you want to go safely and comfortably — including to these exciting events.

Winter Brew Fest, January 28, 2023

Head to Mile High Station for Winter Brew Fest and sample beer, hard cider, seltzer, and kombucha from at least 30 local and craft breweries. Tickets include unlimited samples, and attendees can enjoy live music and food from several local food trucks. Ticket prices start at $49.

UllrGrass, January 27 – 29, 2023

Make plans to be in Golden the weekend of January 27 for one of the most exciting events on the local calendar: UllrGrass. Named for Ullr, the Norse God of winter, the three-day celebration includes food, live music, craft beer, and more. Considered one of the best community events in Colorado, UllrGrass attendees often wear festive hiking attire while enjoying the long list of activities.

UllrGrass is a family-friendly event, designating January 29 as a free family day with an UllrEgg Hunt, crafts, and other kid-friendly activities. Older attendees can enjoy the craft beer festival on Saturday afternoon and evening musical performances from some of the best bluegrass musicians from Colorado and beyond. Tickets start at $35 for concert access only; complete weekend packages start at $75.

X Games Aspen, January 27 – 29, 2023

For 22 years, the X Games have been one of the most exciting events in Colorado. Once again, Buttermilk in Aspen welcomes the X Games and the more than 100 athletes who compete in extreme winter sports. Check out some of the most talented skiers and snowboarders in the world and enjoy a festival atmosphere over this three-day event. In addition to the extreme sports action, attendees can experience X fest, which includes athlete autograph sessions, live music, and more.

Admission to the X Games Aspen is free. However, you can purchase “XIP” packages that include perks like reserved seating, lift tickets for Aspen Snowmass Mountains, exclusive tours and meet-and-greet opportunities, and more.

International Snow Sculpture Championships, January 27 – February 1, 2023

Watch in amazement as internationally renowned artists turn 20-ton blocks of snow into elaborate sculptures during the International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge. Teams begin sculpting on January 23 and can’t use any power tools to create their masterpieces. Viewing starts on January 27; don’t miss the nighttime illumination with ever-changing light displays on the sculptures.

Visitors will find the snow sculpture around the Riverwalk Center in downtown Breckenridge. The event is free, but you will need a timed entry ticket for the viewing on Saturday, January 28.

Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival, February 4, 2023

Enjoy some of the Denver area’s finest chocolate and wine at the Estes Park Wine and Chocolate Festival. You can shop at participating wineries and chocolatiers and bring home your favorites. It’s a great way to spend quality time with a loved one, and a ticket includes complimentary wine pours, a souvenir glass and tote bag, and ten chocolate-tasting tickets.

Midwinter Bluegrass Festival, February 17 -19, 2023

Fans of bluegrass music visiting Denver in February will have a beautiful time at the Midwinter Bluegrass Festival, a three-day celebration of all things bluegrass. Enjoy some of the best pickers and singers in the genre as they perform multiple shows throughout the weekend and camaraderie with other bluegrass fans. Ticket prices range from $30 to $100.

Trust Town 2 Mountain for Your Transportation Around Denver

Spend your time enjoying the Denver area and events in Colorado, and not driving, with professional transportation from Town 2 Mountain. Serving the Denver area with special event, transfer, and airport transportation services to Colorado Springs, Aspen, Breckenridge, and other ski areas, T2M provides safe, luxurious, and reliable transportation. Whatever transportation services in Denver you need, call us at (303) 763-0043 to reserve a vehicle and a professional driver.

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