Event Planning 

 

 

Event/Wedding Locations

great escape ranch

Great Escape Ranch, Basalt (A Bravo Favorite!)
(970) 927-6770
www.TheGreatEscapeRanch.com
Great Escape Ranch is located outside of El Jebel, CO, in a neighborhood we call the Golden Triangle of the Aspen Valley. Properties in the Golden Triangle are 20 minutes from Aspen airport on one of Colorado's safest and best maintained four-lane highways.

The Dallenbach Ranch, Basalt
Jana Dillard (970) 948-9731
137+ acre riverfront property
Tent for up to 300 guests, electric, portable bathrooms and plenty of parking included
The Chaparral Ranch, Woody Creek  
300 Chaparral Ranch, Woody Creek, CO, 81656  
Carol Dopkin (970) 429-6046  
Carol@CarolDopkin.com
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen  
637 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611 
(970) 925-8050
info@aspenartmuseum.org
Coryell Ranch, Carbondale
Chris Striefel (970) 948-6954
www.coryellranch.net
Chris@trurealestate.com 
Flying Dog Ranch, Carbondale
Lydia McIntyre (970) 963-1337
Western Style Large Red Barn on 40 manicures acres at the base of Mt. Sopris (12,953 ft.). Seating inside up to 120 guests, a stage for live entertainment and pond with a pier in a gorgeous garden setting with breath taking views. Parking and shuttle service available. Available only in the summer.

Avalanche Ranch, Redstone
12863 St. Hwy. 133, Redstone, CO 81623
(877) 963-9339 or (970) 963-2846
http://www.avalancheranch.com
info@avalancheranch.com
Perfect venue for a wedding, private reception, family reunion or honeymoon. Accommodates up to 150 guests outside. Option to rent out hot springs lodging property for your wedding or group. Setup includes tents, picnic tables, and chairs. 
snowmass valley ranch  Snowmass Valley Ranch, Snowmass
Tim Cottrell, Sotheby's International Realty
Cell: (970) 379.0999   Office: (970) 925.6060   Tim.Cottrell@sothebysrealty.com
17 acre family ranch with 6 bedrooms in 3 separate homes on the property. Lake and river for swimming and fishing on the property. Just 15 minutes from Aspen and Snowmass Ski area with five star dining, spa and fitness facilities. Hiking, biking, swimming, horseback riding, white water rafting, hot air ballooning, skiing, snow boarding, cross country skiing, snow shoeing and ice skating all just minutes away. Privacy and solitude just minutes from the excitement of Aspen.
The Orchard
The Orchard (Church), Carbondale
Scott Robinson (970) 963-8773 Ext. 105
Built in 2008, this facility is very well set up with seating for 120, large fireplace, stage for live entertainment, a bar with a cappuccino machine, large garage doors which open to a fire pit with stunning views of Mt. Sopris (12,953 ft.). Parking for 100 cars and alcohol may be served.
mountain chalet
Mountain Chalet Aspen, Aspen
Adriane Schladera (970) 925-7797
www.mountainchaletaspen.com
Located in downtown Aspen with great unobstructed views of Aspen Mountain this lodge has fifty nine available rooms, swimming pool and a gym. The Mountain Chalet has two banquet rooms available for available. A conference room on the main floor which seats 150 and a roof top deck with a bar and a outside deck. With elevator service to the roof the room seats 75 guests comfortable with access to a spacious open air deck.
copper palace The Famous Copper Palace, Aspen
Jimmy Nadell (970) 618-6737
view
24,000 sf. mansion with million dollar views, full catering kitchen, dining room for 75 guests and a disco nightclub for after party dancing. Available for select groups only. 
The Barn at River Valley Ranch, Carbondale
Becky Bone or Brian Leisure (970) 963-0400
bleisure@destinationholdings.com
Well Kept Barn with Patio on a Beautiful Manicured Golf Course at the base of Mt. Sopris,
Rental Prices Start at $1,100.

TyBar Ranch, Carbondale
Mark Islantic (970) 963-1391
Western Style Ranch, Wedding Receptions up to 250 Guests, parking for 60 cars.

Hell Roaring Ranch, Redstone
(970) 963-2846
Western High Altitude Ranch, Summer Events up to 250 Guests, Electric on site, Room for large tents, and plenty of parking.

Gianinetti Ranch, Carbondale
Ernie or Carol Gianinetti (970) 963-2275
Riverside Pavilion with electric, Bring out the big tents, Plenty of room and parking for events up to 400 Guests, $1000.00 rental per event.

The Historic Redstone Castle, Redstone
Sue (970) 963-9656
http://www.redstonecastle.us/
Dining inside for 100 Guests, 6 Suites including a Bridal Master Suite.
Tents may be added in the courtyard for an additional 100 guests, plenty of parking.

Aspen Recreation Center, Aspen
Nancy Leslie (970) 429-2092
Very Large indoor Swimming/Water Park Pool, perfect for a child’s birthday or graduation party. Facility may accommodate up to 300 kids with ample parking.

Thunder River Theater Company, Carbondale
(970) 963-8200
With seating for 200 in acoustically designed theater with tall ceilings and a stage for live acts. Liquor permits are available and plenty of surrounding parking available.
Woody Creek Community Center, Woody Creek
Kris Cooney (970) 922-2432
woodyc3@gmail.com
Rustic, Homey Log Cabin with seating for 50 inside and another 30 outside in the garden (summer only). Ample parking, commercial kitchen.

Marriott’s Residence Inn, Glenwood Springs
Raylene Torres (970) 928-0900 Ex: 4908
Banquet Room for 50ppl, Catering Kitchen, 240 Gests Suits, Swimming Pool, Gym, Fire Pit, Ample Parking.
snowmass cottages
Snowmass Cottages Riverside Resort
Julie Wyckoff
Cell: (970) 948-7074 Office: (970) 927-5313
www.snowmasscottages.com
jbwyckoff@comcast.net
7 Historic Riverside Cottages with a Log House, Fire Pit, Riverside Picnic Area and a Club House Barn. The entire resort may be reserved for a riverside wedding weekend, groups up to 200 guests with fly fishing included.
Mountain Top Chalet
Mountain Top Chalet, Carbondale
Jimmy Nadell (970) 618-6737
Perfect for Rehearsal Dinners, Seating for 50 Guests inside and on Decks, Ample Parking, Best views in Carbondale
$750.00 Rental per Event.

Glenwood Springs Recreation Center
(970) 384-6301
Informal Banquet Room for 50ppl, Swimming Pool & Ample Parking.

AmericInn, Glenwood Springs
(970) 928-8188
Banquet Room for 50ppl, Swimming Pool & Ample Parking at the base of the Glenwood Springs Gondola. 

T Lazy 7 Ranch, Aspen
Besha Deane, Manager, (970) 618-5152
3129 Maroon Creek Road, Aspen, Colorado 81611
tlazy7ranch@gmail.com
http://web.me.com/beshalu/T_Lazy_7_Event_Venues/Welcome.htmlParty
Beautiful Colorado Western Setting with Bar and Band Stand, Seating Indoors up to 250 guests
Incredible views of the Maroon Bells.
Aspen Area Parks & Fields, Aspen  
With over 40 parks & fields in Aspen, there are a number of locations to hold your event. Our parks are maintained by highly trained grounds-maintenance technicians using the most up-to-date cultural practices and equipment. Alcohol permits are handled by the City of Aspen Clerks Office. View the website to find out more info and view pictures of each park & field. 
www.aspenrecreation.com/parks
Contact Teresa Hackearth (970) 920-5120 
Teresahackearth@cityofaspen.com

Local Parks, Beaches, Gazebos, River Banks, Ruedi Reservior, Rifle Reservior, Lake Powell and Moab
Bravo Fine Catering (970) 704-1600
Remote mountain or back country locations available. We'll help guide you to select the perfect venue!
Private Estates Available 
Call for current information and availability 
Bravo Fine Catering (970) 704-1600 
Carbondale: Amore Real Estate, Lynn Kirschner (970) 963-5155 
Carbondale: ReMax Realty, Mike Kennedy (970) 963-1940 
Aspen: Mason and Morse, Tim Cottrell (970) 379-0999

Party Planners

Bravo Fine Catering
Breeland Sandhoff (970) 925-7400

Alexan Events
Stacy Pisani or Brady Campbell
(303) 350-9441
www.alexanevents.com
alexanevents@hotmail.com

PJ West Events
Ellen Massey
(970) 948-9660

Pink Monkey Solutions
(970) 306-4202 (Vail)
(303) 731-4050 (Denver)
www.pinkmonkeysolutions.com
diana@pinkmonkeysolutions.com


Party Rentals

Bravo Fine Catering
Jimmy Nadell (970) 704-1600

Premier Party Rentals
Leann (970) 309-3263

Bethal Party Rentals
Maria (970) 947-9700

Pink Monkey Solutions
(970) 306-4202 (Vail)
(303) 731-4050 (Denver)
www.pinkmonkeysolutions.com
diana@pinkmonkeysolutions.com


Special Event Audio, Video, and Lighting

Halcyon Productions
(970) 927-3887
www.halcyonproductions.com/
halcyonproductions@earthlink.net


PA System Rental

Bravo Fine Catering
(970) 704-1600


Wedding Cakes

Bravo Fine Catering
Executive Pastry Chef
(970) 704-1600

Dianna Liebl Wedding Cakes
Dianna (970) 963-1933


Wedding Photography

Todd Patrick Photography
www.toddpatrickphoto.com
(970) 618-9084

Allana Ferguson Photography
(970) 920-9270, (970) 948-6988

Luminace Photography
(970) 963-7406

Paussa Photograpghy
Jim Paussa (970) 948-5886


Wedding Video Production

2 Rivers Video Productions LLC
(970) 384-2519

Resort Video International
(970) 963-5593, (970) 319-7377


Wedding Florist

Harrington Smith
Eileen (970) 927-8545

The Aspen Branch
Beth or Leslie (970) 925-3791

Floral Art
David or Denise (970) 927-4947

Susan's Flowers
453 Main Street, Carbondale, CO 81623
Susan Burr (970) 927-3551
Jane Goupil (970) 963-5754
susan4flowers@earthlink.net
Save on flower delivery fees for your next event! Bravo Fine Catering's kitchen is located across from Susan's Flowers and they will deliver your flowers and catering together for you.
 


Limousine Services

Alpine Luxury Limousine
http://www.aspenairportlimo.com/
Dave (970) 948-1613

Charm Chauffeurs
Charmaine Jones (970) 945-5110
http://www.charmcarservice.com

Eddie Da Mook
Stretch Cadillac
(970) 319-0091


Valet Parking Services

Jay’s Valet Service
(970) 923-JAYS

Valley Valet Service
Brian Wexler
(970) 923-0000


Wedding Shuttle Services

Corporate Transportation Specialists (CTS)
Jeffrey Liddington
http://www.ctsaspen.com
ctscolo@comcast.net
(970) 925-8842

Grey Line Aspen/Snowmass
(970) 544-2057

Snow Limo
(970) 544-6475


Taxis

The Ultimate Taxi-Aspen
Jon Barnes
http://www.ultimatetaxi.com
(970) 927-9239


Professional Stage Set Designers

Colin Tugwell Set Designer
(970) 274-8696


Bands

Straight Shot (Rockin R&B)
Matt Harrington (970) 948-7703

Pineapple Crackers (Top 40 Boogie Dance Rock)
John Cox Manager (970) 260-8001

Latin Salsa Band
Deb Lasser (970) 618-5440

Jesgrew
Chris (970) 379-9689

Brian Savage Saxophonist
Brian (970) 945-7417

Hyden Gregg and Kelly Michel
Kelly (970) 948-3637

Funky Monkey and The Thunder Love
Chris (970) 379-9689

Big Daddy and the King B’s
Rob (970) 948-4098

Smokin Joe Kelly (Rockin R&B)
Deb Lasser (970) 618-5440


Classic Guitar Soloist

Eddie O’Brian
(970) 404-2144

Acoustic Guitar

Rick Rock
(970) 309-2326

Sarah Bailey
(501) 615-4669

Burt Fontaine
(719) 839-0349

Kelly Michel
(970) 948-3637, (970) 963-0431

Hayden Gregg
(970) 618-5646


Jazz Solo Guitarist / Jazz Group

Aaron Hipple
(612) 269-8672
aaron@aaronhipple.com
http://aaronhipple.com

Professional Entertainment Services

Michael Grandinetti Magic
(818) 497-8759
www.michaelgrandinetti.com
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Marcus Morton Productions
Marcus (970) 948-1185

Big Jig Entertainment
(970) 925-7379, (970) 948-0960

Disc Jockeys

Dylan Regen, Disc Jockey
Mobile DJ Booth, Sound System and Light Show
(970) 948-7163

American Indian Disc Jockey
Full Wardrobe Attire
Amaurante Montez
(970) 531-9988
AmauranteM@gmail.com


Sound System Rentals

The Speakerman
Dennis Murphy
(970) 947-0123

Boogie Down Light and Sound
(970) 625-0169


Professional Ice Carvings

Bravo Fine Catering Ice Sculpting Specialist
Dwayne Blair (970) 704-1600

Aspen/Vail Ice
Scott (970) 949-0458


Professional Baby Sitting

Ajax Sitters
Carol Cottrell (970) 618-9098
ajaxsitter@yahoo.com

Aspen Baby
(970) 319-9435


Children's Party Entertainment

Juggling and Magic Shows

Jammin Juggling
Jim Pomey (970) 309-7852
www.jamminjuggling.com

Bouncy Castle, Euro-Trampoline, and Climbing Wall Rentals

Blaster Bouncer
(720) 732-0330
www.blasterbouncer.com
info@BlasterBouncer.com

Tent and Table
(888) 322-5606
www.tentandtable.net

Big Air Jumpers
(720) 493-9325
www.bigairjumpers.com
Euro-Trampolines with Bungies, Dozens of Bouncy Castles and Forts, and Mobile Climbing Walls

Hot Air Balloons

Above It All Balloons
(970) 963-6148
www.aboveitallballoon.com
Hot Air Balloon Trips and Tethered Balloon Rides


Private Event Security

C.S.I. Bomb Trained K-9
Jimmy (970) 625-4301

Foremost Response
(970) 920-4141

Specialized Protection Services
(970) 925-7810

Gardesani Security Specialist
Bruno Gardesani (970) 404-0929


Massage, Acupuncture and Chiropractic Adjustments

WIN Health Institute
Dr. Michael Bartell, Dr. David Jensen and Cindy Bartell CMT
Offices in Aspen, Basalt, and Glenwood Springs
Office: (970) 279-4099   Cell: (815) 302-0198
cbartell@WINHealthInstitute.com
www.healthyaspen.com   www.WINHealthInstitute.com


Nutrition, Stress Relief and Weight Loss

Apachula B Hursey PNS, Sports Nutrition & Medical Exercise Credentials
(720) 879-8203
apachula11@gmail.com
http://apachula.vpweb.com


Bravo Fine Catering was founded by Aspen’s long time celebrity chef, Jimmy Nadell. Chef Nadell takes tremendous pride in providing excellence in culinary arts serving the Roaring Fork Valley since 1986. Bravo’s proficient and highly talented team of celebrated chefs and party coordinators will ensure that each event is uniquely arranged with our signature presentations. From carved ice oyster bars to LED light-illuminated sushi towers with live swimming fish to flaming desserts, each event orchestrated by Chef Nadell is an extraordinary culinary experience.

Chef Nadell is the founder and CEO of the United States Chef Association, an educational chef membership association offering chefs several levels of accredited certifications.

Chef Nadell has recruited the finest accomplished chefs from throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, which are assigned to hundreds of Aspen families annually. Chef Nadell is a two time Gold Medal award recipient for his life long dedication to international gastronomy. 

Thank you for your event consideration.

Chef Jimmy Nadell
Bravo Fine Catering, President & CEO
"Jimmy, your food is over the top!"
~ Jason and Wendy Flom, Aspen, CO
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"I'm not exaggerating...one of the best meals I've had prepared at home!
I would always ask for him back. Wonderful! Thank you!"
~ Lisa Holtzhouse, Aspen, CO/Houston, TX