X Games Aspen 2020 Brings X Fest to Buttermilk Mountain

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X Games Aspen 2020 Brings X Fest to Buttermilk Mountain

Family-Friendly Entertainment to Complement World-Class Action Sports Competition and Musical Performances

  • X Games Athlete Experience Panel Announced
  • Studio X Dome to House Athlete Film Screenings, Studio X Talks, DJ Dance Parties and More

The 24th edition of ESPN’s annual winter sports competition, X Games Aspen 2020, returns to Buttermilk Mountain from January 23 – 26 and will host a variety of entertainment and activities suited for the whole family throughout X Fest, located at the base of Buttermilk Mountain. The festival will feature sponsor activations, interactive courses, athlete meet and greets, giveaways and the return of last year’s fan-favorite X Trials Obstacle Course.

Now on sale, a limited number of fans will also have the opportunity to hear directly from superstars at the Athlete Experience Panel on Friday, January 24 at 2:30 p.m. MT in the XIP Tower. Danny Davis, Mark McMorris, Tom Wallisch and David Wise will speak to fans in a panel moderated by snowboarding legend Barrett Christy with hot chocolate, popcorn and a Q&A to follow. Passes for the panel can be purchased at xgames.com/tickets.

In addition to a wide variety of ticket options, X Games is also offering travel and hospitality packages including a 4-Night + 4-Day XIP Sport & Diamond Club Music Package at the Little Nell Hotel and a 3-Night + 3-Day XIP Sport & General Admission Music Package at Hotel Jerome. Both options include access to the XIP Tower.


Studio X is the hottest spot in X Fest for fans of all ages to step inside the world of X Games. The heated dome will feature DJs spinning nightly, the latest film releases by pro athletes and the opportunity to hear X Games influencers discuss how they broke into action sports, what inspires them to design the world’s best competition courses and learn first-hand about the life of an athlete during Studio X’s daily educational workshops.

The Studio X schedule is as follows:

Thursday, January 23             

11 a.m.             Kids’ Dance Party

1 p.m.               Film Screening: Inexact Odyssey

4 p.m.               Film Screening: OverJoyed

6 p.m.               Studio X Talk


Friday, January 24                  

11 a.m.             Kids’ Dance Party

2 p.m.               Film Screening: Woodward Peace Park Championships 2019

3:30 p.m.          Studio X Talk

5:15 p.m.          Film Screening: Fire on the Mountain


Saturday, January 25             

11 a.m.             Kids’ Dance Party

1 p.m.               Film Screening: Jamie Anderson: Unconditional

2 p.m.               Studio X Talk

6 p.m.               Film Screening: Mayhem presents: Per Mission featuring Kyle Mack

8:30 p.m.          Film Screening: Alex Ferreira: The Scenic Route


Sunday, January 26

11 a.m.             Kids’ Dance Party

12 p.m.             Film Screening: Brothers McMorris – Finnish Streets

3 p.m.               Film Screening: Brothers McMorris – Springtime in Aspen

3:30 p.m.          Film Screening: Brothers McMorris – Alaskan Backcountry

5 p.m.               Studio X Talk

*The Studio X Schedule is subject to change.



The exhilarating X Trials Obstacle Course returns and will test competitors speed, strength and agility. To be rewarded for their skills, fans can run the course, beat their time and earn a spot to compete in the X Trials – Winter Warrior Jr. Final on Friday, Women’s Final on Saturday and Men’s Final on Sunday.


Utilize the official X Games Aspen 2020 app to play X Games All Access. Fans can stop by each of the locations listed in the X Games All Access tab of the app to win prizes like a Polaris Snowmobile, XIP Passes, upgraded music experiences in the Diamond Club, front-of-the-line access to athlete meet and greets and more.


Making its X Games debut, the Strider Adventure Zone lets “little friends” explore the snow on a Strider Bike adapted to ride in the snow.


The X Games hype team, X SQUAD, will be roaming X Fest and competition areas throughout the weekend to stoke out the fans. The team engages fans to participate in big-screen games, dance offs and sponsor giveaways.

Ticket information and full music and competition schedules are available at XGames.com/tickets.  Admission to X Fest is free.

Schedule is subject to change. Download the official X Games Aspen app or go to www.xgames.com for additional information on all X Games Aspen 2020 events or on www.espnmediazone.com for media only.


Media Contact:

Olivia Wilson, ESPN Communications, 904-303-3538, [email protected]

Danny Chi, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4400, [email protected]

Grace Coryell, ESPN Communications, 213-405-4402, [email protected]

Olivia Coryell

Based out of Austin, Texas, Olivia Coryell is a communications manager focusing on ESPN+, The Walt Disney Company's leading direct-to-consumer sports streaming service. In her time at ESPN, Coryell has worked on communications efforts for X Games, Brand Marketing, Corporate Citizenship, esports and more. Coryell is a proud graduate of Florida State University.
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