X Games Aspen Reveals Four Interactive Festival Villages + Event Map for X Games Aspen 2016

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XGamesAspen 2016 will feature four festival villages to offer the most complete youth cultural experience for fans of all ages to enjoy, fromJanuary 28 – 31at Buttermilk Mountain.

In addition to witnessing the talents of the worlds best action sports athletes compete forXGamesmedals and prize money,XGamesAspen will feature a blend of acclaimed musical artists, interactive gaming, athlete meet n greets, giveaways and more fan-friendly activities.

After four successful concerts at the base of Buttermilk Mountain in 2015,XGameswill increase the music offerings to six artists, including a doubleheader Saturday night.

World-class, progressive competitions, music and gaming are core to the youth and action sports lifestyle at theXGames, said Tim Reed, vice president,XGames. We are excited to once again align both artistic and cultural elements in one picturesque location and to provide our fans the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite athletes.

The fourXGamesAspen festival villages will include:
All times MT

GALLERIA
Thursday Saturday from10 a.m. 7 p.m.; Sunday from10 a.m. 3:30 p.m.

Whether you want free giveaways, your favorite athletes autograph or fun entertainment, Galleria is the festival village to be in. Personalize your own record at theXGamesspin art tent, jam out to live DJs performing all weekend long from the awards stage, check out the latest gear from your favorite brands and win cool giveaways all weekend long.

GAMING SHACK
Thursday Saturday from10 a.m. 7 p.m.; Sunday from10 a.m. 3:30 p.m.

The Gaming Shack is the hub for all things gaming, including the XboxHalo 5 Tournament, where you can watch the worlds best gamers compete for huge prizes andXGamesgold. Meet the gamers and immerse yourself into the world of gaming or check out the technology in the partner activation tents.

PLAYGROUND
Thursday from10 a.m. 8 p.m.; Friday-Saturday from10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sunday from10 a.m. 3:30 p.m.

Take a turn in theESPNSport Zone featuring slapshot hockey where you can wind back and smash the puck at the inflatable target, compete against your friends in basketball double shot to see who can hit the most buckets and the football QB passgameis a must for football fans of all ages. The Playground also features theWorld ofXGamesCinema where you can take a break and check out the latest episodes that air every weekend on ABC or take a turn in the Snowskate Park to show off your skills.

On Saturday and Sunday, the Kids Playland will be a highlight for the young ones who will have an opportunity to ride a kid-sized snowmobile around the kids course or take part in the many kid-focused activities like penguin bowling, snowman making and much more.

SOUND FACTORY
Follows concert hours

The Sound Factory features full-scale musical concerts by the hottest artists, includingdeadmau5, DJ SNAKE, KYGO, Nas, Run The JewelsandTwenty One Pilots.Plus, dont miss the unique art installation of ice guitar sculptures. Performances will beginThursday, Jan. 28, at8 p.m., Friday at9:30 p.m., Saturday at4:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.and Sunday at3:30 p.m.(all times MT).

A preferred option for the action sports competitions is also available to fans by purchasing a Platinum Pass for the event. Each Platinum Pass will include access to the platinum suites inside the SuperPipe control tower, serving complimentary beer, wine, spirits and catered food, a guided pre-event tour of the SuperPipe, two-day lift ticket to all four Aspen Snowmass mountains, preferred music viewing, daily autograph opportunities and more.

More details on tickets and full music and competition schedules are available atXGames.com/tickets.As always, general admission to the action sports competitions and festival villages is free to the public.

For more information, go towww.xgames.comor followXGameson Twitter athttp://twitter.com/xgames.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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