Steamboat OktoberWest

Daily, Fri. Sep. 18, 2015 - Sat. Sep. 19, 2015

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Downtown Steamboat, Steamboat Springs

Friday September 18, 2015

Downtown Steamboat, Steamboat Springs

Saturday September 19, 2015

2pm - 6pm
Steamboat Ski Area, Steamboat Springs

7th Annual Steamboat OktoberWest®

Celebrate the season at a Steamboat-style Oktoberfest including Rocky Mountain beer, local food specialties and festivities unique to Steamboat Springs.


We’re taking an Oktoberfest and stamping it with Steamboat’s western brand. No German beer here, just good ol’ Colorado Rocky Mountain beer, food and festivities.

Friday Kickoff

The weekend kicks off on Friday with Suds N Grub. Head downtown and stroll to participating restaurants to taste a variety of seasonal and local beers and enjoy delicious food specials. This event is a fundraiser for the Young Professionals Network.

Oktoberwest Beer And Food

The Main Event

Saturday’s event, OktoberWest at the Steamboat Mountain Village is free to attend, featuring great live music, the I Love Beef Cook Off and plenty of regional beers to taste in the beer garden.

The festival takes place in Gondola Square and along Burgess Creek. Spend the afternoon tasting Colorado Beer, sampling Colorado Beef and relaxing with your feet in the creek at the Steamboat Mountain Village. The Ben Miller Band will perform on Saturday afternoon adding a little Americana fun to the day.  

I Love Beef Cook Off

Sample Colorado Beef from Steamboat’s finest restaurants; as they compete for the winner of the I Love Beef Cook Off. Attendees will taste dishes from each restaurant and cast their vote for their favorite!

Beer Garden

The Beer Garden will feature over 20 Colorado Brewers, each sampling 2 kinds of brew. Each attendee receives a commemorative mug with the purchase of the Beer Garden ticket.

Event Pricing

  • Oktoberwest Festival Admission - FREE
  • I Love Beef Cook-Off & tasting: $17 online in advance, $20 at the door
  • Beer Garden Entrance*: $29 online in advance, $35 at the door. (Includes beer stein and tastings)
  • Beer Garden* & I Love Beef Cook-Off Combo: $42 online in advance, $45 at the door. (Includes beer stein and beer/beef tastings)

*Must be 21 years or older to attend the Beer Garden.

Purchase Tickets

Gondola and Adventure Zone

Purchase your gondola ticket good for the whole weekend of riding, and the kids will have a blast at the Coca-Cola Adventure Zone at a 50% discount. Try out the new Water Wakerz, Ropes Course and the all-time favorite, Slingshot Bungee Jump!

Oktoberwest15 Hashtag

2015 Schedule

Friday, September 18 - Downtown Steamboat

5:30 - 9:30 p.m.  Suds N Grub, downtown Steamboat participating restaurants

Saturday, September 19 - Steamboat Ski Area

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Gondola open
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Coca-Cola Adventure Zone Activities
2 - 6 p.m.  Ben Miller Band - exact time TBD
2 - 5 p.m.  I Love Beef Cook-Off & tasting
2 - 6 p.m.  OktoberWest Festival
2 - 6 p.m.  Beer Garden
5:30 p.m.  Announcement of I Love Beef Cook-Off winners

For questions or more information contact Misto Productions (Colorado Event Rentals) at (970) 871-4775.

Full Calendar

No dogs allowed at the event site.