Featured Wedding: Sarah and Shea

How did you two meet? A huge Colorado Snowstorm brought us together on my birthday in March 2010. Two days before my 31st birthday, my girlfriends were throwing me a party at Riever’s Bar in Denver. Around noon that day it began to snow. It snowed more than 20” in the mountains and more than 9”… Read more

Wedding Trends for 2013

Our very own Events Director Melina Glavas recently attended Engage!12, a luxury wedding business summit at The Breakers in beautiful Palm Beach. “Engage is where the best in the business meet,” Glavas said. “It’s such a small, isolated town in Aspen, and even though the world comes to us, we’re not always exposed to new ideas. That’s why… Read more

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve at The Little Nell in Aspen just really can’t be beat… it’s RIGHT next to the fireworks, so you can run outside to see the fireworks over Aspen Mountain at 8 p.m. and midnight but mostly stay toasty warm inside. Plus, we have quite a few events going on this year: Ajax… Read more

Featured Wedding – Joey and Josh

Meet Joey and Josh – quite possibly the most adorable couple we have ever seen. Joey and Josh were wed atop Aspen Mountain on Sept. 15, 2012, with careful scheduling consideration given to important games. You see, Josh’s father is the athletic director at the University of Washington, and Joey’s dad heads the NCAA. With… Read more

Holiday Parties!

We know, it’s not even Halloween yet, so we’re even a little hesitant to talk about it… but the holidays are coming! While it’s too early to start decorating, it isn’t too early to start planning. “You should book holidays parties early for the best deals and dates,” said Shawna Rahm, events manager at The… Read more

Reinventing the Rehearsal Dinner

We see a lot of weddings here at The Little Nell, and since most of our events staff are in their 20s/30s, we GO to a lot of weddings as well. That’s why when something unexpected/out of the ordinary comes along, we are thrilled to participate and share their ideas with all of you. Here’s… Read more

Full Menu for the Rocky Mtn. Oyster Festival and BBQ

Can’t wait for the 1st Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ, Labor Day (Sept. 3) at Ajax Tavern from 4-9 p.m. This all-you-can-eat/drink affair will feature music by the Damien Smith Trio and oysters from Island Creek Oysters (Duxbury Mass.) Tix are $75 – check out the full menu below. OYSTERS AND SUCH Baked Oysters… Read more

Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ

The Little Nell is proud to bring a new event to Aspen this Labor Day on the Ajax Tavern patio at the base of Aspen Mountain. The Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ will feature unlimited oysters on the half shell, Rockefeller oysters and other creative oyster hors d’oeuvres including the famed Rocky Mountain oyster…. Read more

Inviting Kids to My Wedding?

Every year our Events Team puts on a series of fabulous weddings, particularly in the summer and early fall. We are at the middle of family dramas, planning dilemmas and any number of issues that are bound to come up while organizing such an important event. We receive TONS of questions from what food to serve to… Read more

Tequila Bar? Yes Please!

Ever thought of kicking things up with a tequila bar at your next event? Don’t be afraid… Sommelier Carlton McCoy (a tequila connoisseur) recently created one for an event at The Little Nell and has these tips for you.  What kind of party/event would you recommend have a tequila bar?   Weddings are probably the best… Read more