Getting to The Fair
STUDENTS & FAMILIES
Aspen School District Campus
0235 High School Road
Aspen, CO 81611
Directions to Aspen
To Parking via Glenwood Springs
Take I-70 West/East to Glenwood Springs and take EXIT 116. Take right at first light and right at Grand Avenue/CO-82 over the bridge. For Buttermilk: Stay on this road until the intersection of Owl Creek Road and 38700 CO-82. Turn left at the light. For the Music Tent: Follow 82 to North 7th Street. Continue on 7th Street. Take Gillespie Avenue to North 3rd Street.
To Parking via Independence Pass (The Scenic Route)
From I-70, merge onto CO-91 S via EXIT 195 toward Copper Mountain/Leadville. CO-91 S becomes US-24. Turn left onto HARRISON AVENUE/US-24. Continue through Leadville on US-24 and turn right onto CO-82 which will take you 32 miles to Aspen. For Buttermilk parking: Take a right on CO-82/ORIGINAL CURVE/MAIN STREET through the town of Aspen. Continue on CO-82 until you reach the intersection of Owl Creek Road and 38700 CO-82, and turn left at the traffic light. For Music Tent parking: Take a right on CO-82/ORIGINAL CURVE/MAIN STREET through the town of Aspen. In .4 miles, turn right onto North 3rd Street, then left onto Gillepsie Ave, then right onto North 3rd Street. The Benedict Music Tent is on 960 N 3rd St, Aspen, CO 81611.
Parking Locations for Students & Families
Parking will be available at the Buttermilk Parking Lot (38700 CO-82) and at the Benedict Music Tent (960 N 3rd St). Free school bus shuttles will be provided every 10 minutes to take you to Aspen High School and return you to your car after the Fair. Shuttle buses will run continuously throughout the day.
Please note that parking is NOT AVAILABLE on the school campus.
DO NOT park on Maroon Creek Road (which leads up to the school) as you will be ticketed and possibly towed. Parking WILL NOT be available at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC) across the street from Aspen High School.
FREE Public Transportation
Transportation Around Aspen
RFTA public transportation is available and serves most locations in Aspen. Within the City of Aspen and Snowmass Village, bus fare is free.