After a summer full of anticipation, the inaugural Steamboat OktoberWest starts today. Check out the full schedule of events below or go to www.steamboatoktoberwest.com for more details.

Tonight’s Pedaling Posse Parade (cruiser bike parade) will be so much fun. Be sure to come down to Howelsen Hill tonight at 5:00 p.m. and join us. If you cannot join us tonight, then be sure to check out the full day of festivities on Saturday, September 19th at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area.

Friday, September 18 - Downtown Steamboat Springs 5:00 pm    Pedaling Posse Parade - cruiser bike parade from Howelsen Hill to Little Toots Park Best Cruiser/Bike and Best Costume wins $50 Old Town Pub gift certificate 6:00 pm    Suds & Grub beer tastings and food specials ($5 for 6 Beer Tasting Tokens Early Stein Sale: $8)

Saturday, September 19 - Steamboat Ski Area 6:00 am     Run Rabbit Run Ultra Marathon race start 10am-4 pm Gondola opens for final weekend (Buy Saturday ticket, get Sunday FREE) 12:00 pm   Keg tapping ceremony at the Steamboat Ski Area 12-7:00 pm 2 for 1 Coca-Cola Adventure Zone Activities 1:00 pm    Lamb Cook-off - featuring local chefs and Routt County Lamb 2:00 pm    Bucking Bull Battle - mechanical bull riding competition 3:30 pm    Cow PIE Challenge - pie eating contest 4:00 pm    FREE concert featuring the Drew Emmitt Band and opening band 3 Wire $10 Stein includes 1 FREE BEER- $3 stein refills 

Sunday, September 20 - Steamboat Ski Area  10 am-4 pm   Gondola opens for final weekend (Buy Saturday ticket, get Sunday FREE) 10:45am-4 pm $5 Bloody Mary Bar at the Oasis Sundeck at the top of the Gondola 11am- 2:30pm  OktoberWest Luncheon Buffet at the top of the Gondola ($10 adults, $5 12 & under) 12-7:00 pm     2 for 1 Coca-Cola Adventure Zone Activities

Learn more about activities, lodging and vacation package to Steamboat Springs, www.steamboatchamber.com.