2020 Aspen Ideas Festival Dates
The 2020 Festival will be held June 24 - July 3, 2020.
*Festival 1: June 27 - June 30
*Festival 2: June 30 - July 3
*Aspen Ideas: Health June 24 - June 27
Purchase your pass today. Register here.
Festival 1 $3,800
Festival 2 $3,800
*Attendees are only permitted to purchase a Festival 1 or Festival 2 pass, therefore the only way to attend both is with the purchase of a Patron Pass.
**Individuals may register for Aspen Ideas: Health as a solo event or in conjunction with a Festival 1 or Festival 2 pass at a discounted rate of $5,600.
A Public Conference
Presented by the Aspen Institute in partnership with The Atlantic, the Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation's premier, public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to present and discuss the ideas and issues that both shape our lives and challenge our times.
Anyone may purchase a pass to attend; the Aspen Ideas Festival is open to all. The Aspen Ideas Festival takes place on the Aspen Institute's Aspen Meadows campus and in venues throughout the city of Aspen, Colorado.
The Aspen Institute’s campus in Aspen, Colorado
1000 N. Third Street
Aspen, Colorado 81611
A Snapshot of 2020 Programming
In 2020, speakers at the Aspen Ideas Festival will wade into the most significant issues and ideas of our time — topics that demand thoughtful consideration. These thinkers, writers, teachers, and other leaders will deliberate topics like: A New Capitalism; Women 2020; Planet in Peril; Finding Beauty; The Healthy Mind; Food Revolution; and much more.
Join us for the 16th annual Aspen Ideas Festival where the world’s greatest minds will provoke, inform, and challenge you. The Festival is created — programmatically and structurally — to get people talking. Join the conversation — see you in Aspen!
Read about all of our program tracks for 2020.
Attendee Information Guide
Download the Attendee Information Guide, which provides tips on how to get to Aspen, what to eat at the Festival, and much more. The Guide also provides on-site registration times and a list of program tracks.