X Games Aspen 2018: Venue Information, Hours

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  • X Games Aspen will take place January 25 - 28, 2018 at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado.
  • Competitions will be free and open to the public. Concert tickets and hospitality packages are available for purchase at www.xgames.com/tickets. All events are held outside in a winter environment. Proper attire is recommended.
  • Event Parking is located at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot at Hwy 82 and Brush Creek Rd. Free Shuttles are provided.
  • For X Games, Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley public transportation information, please call RFTA, at 970-925-8484, or go to www.rfta.com.
  • For the safety and comfort of all guests, the following items are not allowed at the X Games: large bags, weapons, alcohol, coolers, pets (working animals excepted, i.e. service dog), folding chairs, large umbrellas, selfie sticks, laser-lights, drones, noisemakers (i.e. air-horns), and beverages of any kind, with the exception of factory-sealed water in plastic bottles. All persons/bags are subject to search at all times, on or in the parking lots, shuttles, and Buttermilk properties.
  • Empty water containers are permitted into the venue and can be filled up at water dispensers inside of Bumps Lodge.
  • X Games Aspen is a non-smoking event. Please refrain from smoking in all public areas. Drugs and marijuana use are also prohibited. The sale and consumption of alcohol is restricted to designated areas and times. Tailgating and camping are not permitted in the Brush Creek Intercept Lot.
  • Large posters and banners must be inspected by security before being allowed in the venue. X Games reserves the right to refuse admission of signage. Sticks or poles to hold flags/banners are not permitted.
  • X Games is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged goods.
  • X Games reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone at any time.
  • Commercial photography or videography is strictly prohibited. Failure to comply will result in ejection and/or loss of credential/ticket. Specifically, the following equipment is not permitted: lenses greater than three and one-half inches in length, telephoto or zoom lenses of any kind, interchangeable lenses of any kind, monopods or tripods or flash equipment of any kind. All wireless equipment must be cleared by ESPN.
  • Gates and/or specific competition venues will be closed when capacity is reached.
  • All existing facility policies may be enforced in addition to X Games venue policies.
  • Service dogs are allowed on the property excluding lifts and all restaurants. Please be sure to have proper documentation and the appropriate service vest on your pet.

Please visit www.xgames.com for the full competition, concert and broadcast schedule (schedules subject to change). Please note that practices are not open to the public. The venue will be open to guests and spectators during the following dates and times:

Thursday, January 25
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.*
Friday, January 26
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.*
Saturday, January 27
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.*
Sunday, January 28
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.*
*The venue will remain open until the conclusion of the concerts. Buttermilk Mountain is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Uphilling is permitted on the Tiehack side of the mountain but prohibited on main Buttermilk during X Games construction, event, and de-construction.

Event Parking for X Games Aspen 2018 is located at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot, (North side of Hwy 82 & Brush Creek Road) west of the Aspen Airport. X Games shuttles will run continuously from the Brush Creek Intercept Lot, Downtown Aspen, and Snowmass to the X Games venue at Buttermilk Mountain as follows:

Thursday, January 25th 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, January 26th 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 27th 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 28th 9:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Additional Shuttle Service for Concert attendees will run from the Brush Creek Intercept Lot, Downtown Aspen and Snowmass to the X Games venue at Buttermilk Mountain as follows:

Ride Share
Ride Share and Taxi services will be located on the north side of Highway 82, across the highway from Buttermilk Mountain. Ride Share and Taxi services, whether picking up or dropping off, will take place at the roundabout located at 50 Harmony Road.

If using Uber or Lyft, their respective apps will automatically direct you to the proper pick up and drop off point. There will be no picking up or dropping off for Ride Share or Taxi services at Buttermilk Mountain.

Thursday, January 25th No concert
Friday, January 26th 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.*
Saturday, January 27th 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.*
Sunday, January 28th 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.*


Shuttles will also run from Aspen Highlands to Buttermilk from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. from Jan. 25-28. There will be no direct transportation to/from Buttermilk to Highlands after 4:30 p.m. Guests can take a regularly scheduled bus into Aspen and transfer to an X Games bus at the Ruby Park location. *Outbound shuttles to the Brush Creek Intercept Lot, Aspen and Snowmass will run 1 hour after the last concert concludes.


There is no charge for parking at the Brush Creek Intercept Lot or for the Shuttle Service to the venue. Pay parking is available in downtown Aspen. *NOTE: Regularly scheduled RFTA shuttles (www.rfta.com) can bring you to the venue should you park in the Brush Creek Intercept Lot prior to 9 a.m. The last X Games shuttle departs from the venue's main entrance 1 hour after the last concert concludes.

Ticketed X Games Music performers include: (in alphabetical order), LCD Soundsystem, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, Method Man & Redman. They will perform live at the base of Buttermilk Mountain as part of the fully interactive music festival experience. Tickets are required to attend the concert portion of our festival and can be purchased in advance at www.xgames.com/tickets. Tickets can also be purchased on-site at the box office located at the main entrance (based on availability). Concert tickets are scanned at the time of entry and no re-entry is permitted. Concerts are rain, snow, or shine. Concessions will be available for purchase on-site at an additional cost.

Friday, January 26
9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Martin Garrix
Saturday, January 27
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Method Man & Redman
9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. LCD Soundsystem
Sunday, January 28
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Marshmello

Thursday, January 25th 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, January 26th 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 27th 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 28th 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

X Games Aspen will showcase X Fest, a four-day interactive festival at Buttermilk Mountain offering sponsor activations, entertainment, games, attractions, food and other activities for all ages. Located throughout the base of Buttermilk Mountain, X Fest will also include DJ performances, athlete autograph signings, daily giveaways and much more. New this year -- don't miss the X Fest Beer Garden.

Thursday, January 25th 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
Friday, January 26th 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
Saturday, January 27th 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
Sunday, January 28th 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.*
*Beer garden will open at 11 a.m. each day and close 30 minutes prior to the end of competitions each night.

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