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What You Need to Know About Bud Light Spring Jam

Feature Staff Special

Bud Light Spring Jam is an annual Aspen Festival that celebrates fun, music, and snow sports. This year the festival will be held over the course of 2 weeks, from March 15th to March 31st, featuring exciting competitions, downtown concerts and parties.

Competitions and Events

KICKASPEN Big Air March 22: Watch as 20 of the best invited snowboarders and skiers compete on Aspen mountain. The winning athlete can take home a grand prize worth $1,500, while 2nd and 3rd place finishers will be awarded $750 and $250, respectively.

Banked Slalom March 24: This friendly competition will be held at Garrett’s Gulch trail at Snowmass Mountain. This event is for snowboarders only, and has a $35 participation fee to enter. Registration is online only, so be sure to sign up as soon as possible!


The Kick-off event is the free Core party which is considered the most exciting part of Bud Light Spring Jam.  Performing on March 15th will be the DJ duo Chromeo, whose electro-funk music is sure to liven up the party. Later on in the week is the highly anticipated two-day concert event, from March 30th to 31st, which will feature the afro-western group known as Antibalas. Both of these concerts are free, so grab a beer and head to Aspen for a weekend of fun!