We all have mixed emotions about summer coming to an end but with the inaugural Septemberfest in Snowmass all those feelings can be funneled into celebration as we close out summer and welcome winter with a bang. This Saturday things will be glowing, floating and dancing all around the base village. From the balloon launch in the morning, vendors, food, art and libations in the afternoon to the Night glow party taking you into the evening there is not a dull moment in the day. Septemberfest has activities for all ages so why not grab a frosty beer, get your face painted, have a bite to eat and go to the petting zoo (yes I said petting zoo) all at the same time, cause you can here. There will be 25 local vendors of all types to keep your hungry stomach and artistic mind satisfied.
The cool part is that, this may be the first Septemberfest but it is going on along side the 42nd annual balloon festival and the balloon glow show. It’s nice to see festivals live together in harmony especially since Septemberfest will be benefiting the Bridging Bionics Foundation. Bridging Bionics is a Basalt-based nonprofit that provides funding, education and development for bionic technology which helps human mobility. So don’t forget to make it by the silent auction that will be taking place in the afternoon. All proceeds will go to Bridging Bionics along with any donations that may be given by you during your fun filled day. Come have fun, celebrate and give back as we embrace our beautiful surroundings and the changes soon to come. When talking with David Dugan founder of Septemberfest it is for these reasons he wanted to put this new festival together. It crazy to consider that all this is free to the public, including the DJ set and live show put on by DJ Ginger and Never mind the 90s band which will close out the days events. After all the partying that has been done in Aspen this summer it’s high time to make it over to Snowmass and check out Septemberfest, because as David Dugan sees it, we can’t go wrong when we put the festive back in festival.