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Join us for dozens of conversations from Aspen Ideas: Health and the Aspen Ideas Festival. Public tickets for the 2020 Festival will go on sale June 19, 2020. In addition, see information below about the Young Adult Forum.

Ideas for Everyone

The Aspen Ideas Festival brings together scientists, artists, politicians, historians, educators, activists, and other great thinkers. They present debate, and discuss some of the most important and fascinating ideas and issues of our time. Join us for this enlivening dialogue!

2020 Ticket Information

Public tickets will be available for 80-plus sessions at Aspen Ideas: Health and Aspen Ideas Festival.

Tickets go on sale June 19, 2020. Once on sale, tickets can be purchased at the Wheeler Opera House box office in person, by phone at (970) 920-5770, or online at

Download the 2019 Public Ticket Guide

See what's ahead for 2020 by looking over the 2019 Public Tickets Guide. The Guide, which features events with prices ranging from $12 to $100, is available for download: Public Tickets Guide.

Young Adult Forum

The Young Adult Forum welcomes youth between the ages of 14-22 for an interactive and inspiring afternoon that includes presentations, discussions, performances, panels, and opportunities to engage with other young people and world-class speakers from the Aspen Ideas Festival stage. The date for the Forum in 2020 will be announced closer to the Festival in June.

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