X Games Aspen 2022: Frequently Asked Questions
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT? X Games Aspen is the world's best action sports event showcasing the biggest names in snowboarding and skiing. The three-day event is FREE to the general public and will include sponsor activations, live DJ performances, and world-class competitions featuring Men's and Women's Ski and Snowboard SuperPipe, Slopestyle, Big Air, and Knuckle Huck.
WHEN? X Games Aspen 2022 takes place January 21-23, 2022
WHERE? Buttermilk Ski Resort, Aspen, Colorado
SCHEDULE?Check out our tentative schedule, exact times to be announced
ATHLETES? Check out our invited athletes
WHAT ARE THE BASIC DATES AND TIMES?
X Games Aspen 2022 is a FREE event that kicks off on Friday, January 21st and goes through Sunday, January 23rd at Buttermilk in Aspen, Colorado. Over 100 of the top winter athletes will take center stage and compete in the biggest snow sport event of the year and includes interactive festival activations and LIVE DJ performances throughout the weekend.
WHAT ARE THE VENUE HOURS IF I WISH TO WATCH IN PERSON?
Friday, January 21st 11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.* (X Fest 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Saturday, January 22nd 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.* (X Fest 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Sunday, January 23rd 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.* (X Fest 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
*Buttermilk is open to the public daily from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
WHAT ARE THE BASICS FOR THE X GAMES VENUE?
Buttermilk in Aspen, Colorado will host X Games Aspen 2022 for its 21st consecutive year. The mountain will be in full operation during X Games Aspen and does not require proof of vaccination for lift access or Ski & Snowboard School lessons, or in market-style restaurants, rental shops or ticket offices. However, proof of vaccination will be required for entrance into any X Games Aspen spectator viewing and festival locations. See below for X Games COVID-19 guidelines.
WHAT ARE THE X GAMES ASPEN 2022 COVID-19 GUIDELINES?
All fans 12 and over will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination along with photo identification that matches the vaccination documentation in order to be admitted into any X Games Aspen spectator viewing and festival locations. Fans 11 and under* will be admitted to X Games Aspen spectator viewing and festival locations without proof of COVID-19 vaccination, however, must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult at all times and will only have access to outdoor areas within the spectator viewing and festival locations. All unvaccinated fans between the ages of 2 and 12 will be required to wear a form fitted facemask at all times. For full policy information, please see our Venue Information and COVID-19 Policy page
* If vaccine age restrictions are updated prior to the event dates, the policy may be adjusted accordingly.
WHERE IS THE SCHEDULE FOR X GAMES ASPEN?
Tentative Schedule (Exact Times TBA)
HOW CAN I WATCH X GAMES ASPEN?
X Games Aspen 2022 is streamed through ESPN's online streaming service (ESPN3, WatchESPN). For the latest information on tuning into streams of X Games Aspen, broadcast schedule to be announced.
ARE THERE TICKETED CONCERTS HAPPENING AT X GAMES ASPEN 2022?
Due in part to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, X Games Aspen 2022 will not feature ticketed concerts this year. However, various DJ and other musical performances will be integrated into the general XFest area at the base of the competition venue. Additional information coming soon.
HOW CAN I BUY TICKETS?
X Games 2022 is free to attend and no advance ticket purchase is necessary.
WHEN IS MY FAVORITE SPORT HAPPENING?
Full competition and broadcast schedule is forthcoming here, exact times TBA. Please note that practices are not open to the public.
WHAT'S A REALLY COOL INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT TO GET TO KNOW ASPEN?
WHERE CAN I WATCH MORE ACTION SPORTS?
Check out "World of X Games," a weekly TV show on ESPN 2 and ABC featuring a variety of action sports and X Games athlete-focused content.