The Steamboat Springs Chamber, in partnership with Yampa Valley Bank, is excited to present the Annual Cowboy Roundup Days Fourth of July Parade this year. This event is an opportunity to honor the Yampa Valley’s rich Western heritage while bringing the community together each year. The community has been celebrating the Fourth of July in true Western fashion for over 100 years with rich traditions and a full slate of events and activities. 

This year's parade theme is “Let Freedom Flow: We Salute the Mighty Yampa”. The parade will take place on Tuesday, July 4 at 10:00 am and will run along Lincoln Street for the first time in a few years!

"Local business owners and leaders in the business community are celebrating Friday’s announcement that the city’s annual Fourth of July Parade will return to Lincoln Avenue this summer. 'It’s a wonderful move,' said Peter Tugolawicz, manager at F.M. Light & Sons. '(Lincoln has) wider streets, more room to move. It is best for both people and businesses. We are happy to see things return to the way they were.'" Read the full press release here.

Please note that during all events over the July 4th weekend, there will be additional parking available at Steamboat Springs High School and the Stockbridge Transit Center.

The Fourth of July events kick off with the Pro Rodeo Series on Friday, June 30. They will continue throughout the weekend with live music, the Farmer’s Market, and more. Tuesday, July 4 you can expect to see other fun events including the Jumpin’ and Jammin’ Ski Jump Competition, a special July 4 Rodeo, and the parade.

Fourth of July Schedule 2022


8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Jumpin and Jammin Ski Jump Training, Howelsen Hill 
7:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo Series, Brent Romick Arena


8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 4 - 5:30 p.m. Jumpin and Jammin Ski Jump Training, Howelsen Hill 
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Farmers Market, Downtown Steamboat 
7:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo Series, Brent Romick Arena


8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Jumpin and Jammin Ski Jump Training, Howelsen Hill 


8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. HS8, HS45 & HS75 Jumpin and Jammin Ski Jump Competition, Howelsen Hill 
7:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo Series, Brent Romick Arena


7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast, Little Toots Park
9:15 a.m. Nordic Combined 1K run
9:30 a.m. 3k roller ski
10:00 a.m. Fourth of July Parade, presented by Yampa Valley Bank, Downtown Steamboat, Lincoln Avenue
11:00 - 2:30 p.m. Jumpin and Jammin Elimination Ski Jumping Competition, Howelsen Hill
7:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo Series, Brent Romick Arena


Tips for a safe and memorable Fourth of July in Steamboat Springs:

  1. No personal fireworks. Prevent Wildfires.

Fireworks that explode or leave the ground are illegal in Colorado. Please respect our dry, high alpine environment and leave the fireworks to the pros. There will be a public fireworks display at Steamboat Lake State Park around 9:00 on Saturday, July 1.

  1. Be aware of traffic closures.

The parade’s traffic plan will use a circular configuration that sees US40 eastbound traffic diverted onto Yampa Street and US40 westbound traffic onto Oak Street. Reroutes will be provided but please plan ahead.

  1. Bike, walk or use public transportation when possible.

Parking will be limited, and traffic congestion is expected. Keep cars off the road and carbon emissions to a minimum by using your wheels, feet or a bus if you’re not going far. For those who need to park, additional parking will be available at Steamboat Springs High School and the Stockbridge Transit Center. 

  1. Respect Wildlife.

If you come across a bear, moose or any other wild animal this coming holiday, please remember to keep your distance and follow these wildlife safety tips. Don’t let your guard down just because it’s the Fourth – the animals won’t know the difference. Be conscious of food, making sure it is not left out overnight for both your safety and the animal’s.