Signature Events

Steamboat is bursting with activities for every interest and adventure level. In addition, Steamboat Springs boasts an incredible schedule of festivals, concerts, and events warranting more than one vacation to the our Rocky Mountain town this year. Explore all our events on the events calendar.

Wild West Air Fest

September 1, 2018

Steamboat's Wild West Air Fest will feature an aerobatic air show during the event. The festival will also feature a vintage and warbird static aircraft display, kids activities, and more.

This event highlights a mountain town Labor Day celebration with entertainment varying from a homemade chili contest to a PBR bull riding event. Bring the whole family for this fun-packed weekend. Read More

Wild West Air Fest Signature Events 

Steamboat OktoberWest®

September 14 - 15, 2018

We celebrate the end of summer with beer, biking and our western stamp on fun.

Join us for this mountain town take on Oktoberfest and get ready for a weekend of food, beer tastings, music, and entertainment all over town. Read More

Oktoberwest Signature Events 

Steamboat Winter Carnival

February 6 - 10, 2019

This celebration includes a variety of events that embrace Steamboat's western heritage and highlight our tradition of winter sports.

This unique event includes everything from kids pulled on skis behind horses down a snow-covered main street, to the Lighted Man at the Night Show Extravaganza who's battery-powered suit weighs 70 pounds. Read more 

Winter Carnival Signature Event

Steamboat Marathon, Half & 10K

June 2, 2019

The Steamboat Marathon, voted one of the most scenic marathons in the country by Runners World, has the cozy, friendly appeal that only a town like Steamboat can bring, but with the organization of a big city marathon.This event offers up the rare opportunity to enjoy a beautiful, rural landscape for 24 miles that then finishes in a classic Colorado ski town with all of its amenities. Read More

 Steamboat Marathon Signature Events

Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup

June 13 - 15, 2019

Over 400 mustangs gather in Steamboat Springs over Father's Day Weekend to participate in various competitions and activities, including an auto cross and Show n’ Shine Car Show where hundreds of mustangs line downtown main street in Steamboat. Read More
Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup Signature Events

Fourth of July Celebration

June 30 - July 4, 2018

The Fourth of July in Steamboat is more than a celebration of national pride; it’s an opportunity to honor the Yampa Valley’s rich western heritage with fun for all.

Events like the Pioneer Block Party, Ski Jumping Extravaganza, hometown parade, and the largest Pro Rodeo event of the summer, have visitors proclaiming independence at this 100 year-old event. Read More

 July 4th Signature Events

Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

July 13 & 14, 2019

The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo offers guests a spectacle like no other with a sky full of color. Get to the launch grounds early to see the balloons inflate and enjoy this wonderful photography opportunity.

The rodeo portion of the event consists of fun contests like dipping into Bald Eagle Lake and since balloon pilots can be pretty competitive, you’re guaranteed a good show. Read More

Hot Air Balloon Rodeo Signature Events