Go soaring with cranes and planes when you visit Steamboat Springs and the beautiful Yampa Valley in Northwest Colorado for the 6th annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival and the Wild West Air Fest taking place on Labor Day weekend. The crane festival features guided crane viewings, nature and bird walks, expert speakers, films, crane and bird art, workshops, children’s activities, live raptors presented by HawkQuest, ranch tours, a community barbecue at The Nature Conservancy’s Carpenter Ranch, and more. The festival keynote speaker is George Archibald, co-founder of the International Crane Foundation. The Wild West Air Fest features nationally renowned performers providing edge of the seat excitement as they undertake thrilling aerobatics and formation flying. For a full event schedule or more info, please click below.