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Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

July 10 - 11, 2021

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

40th Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo and 46th Annual Art in the Park

The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo and Art in the Park events offer artistry and color both on canvases and in the air making this weekend a staple of Steamboat Springs, Colorado in the summertime.

Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

Look to the sky as 20+ balloons dot the horizon with color Saturday and Sunday morning. There is no parking at the launch site. This year, attendees must purchase shuttle tickets to visit the launch field. At this time shuttle tickets are SOLD OUT. Check out other viewing spots at the link below.

Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

Art in the Park

Just minutes away, another colorful scene awaits at Art in the Park, where arts and crafts, performances, and an interactive children’s area will fill your day. Art in the Park is free to the public and features nearly 150 artist vendors, live entertainment, food vendors, and an interactive children’s art area. Capacity will be limited to 500 attendees at a time this year.

For additional info including location, times, and contact info to get involved in the event, please click here.

Steamboat Springs Art in the Park

2021 Weekend Schedule

Saturday, July 10th

5:30 a.m. Meadows parking lot (1165 Bangtail Way) opens for attendee parking. No public parking at the event. No dogs are allowed due to balloon hazards. No smoking at launch field.
6:00 a.m. Balloon Inflation, Bald Eagle Lake
6:30 - 9:30 a.m. Balloon Festival, Bald Eagle Lake
6:00 - 9:30 a.m. Balloon Rodeo, Ski Town Park, 2550 Pine Grove Road
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Farmers Market, Downtown Steamboat
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Art in the Park, West Lincoln Park

Sunday, July 11h

5:30 a.m. Meadows parking lot (1165 Bangtail Way) opens for attendee parking. No public parking at the event. No dogs are allowed due to balloon hazards. No smoking at launch field.
6:00 a.m. Balloon Inflation, Bald Eagle Lake
6:00 - 9:30 a.m. Balloon Rodeo, Ski Town Park, 2550 Pine Grove Road
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Art in the Park, West Lincoln Park

Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

View the full calendar of events for Hot Air Balloon Festival weekend by clicking on the link below. Please continue to check back as more events will be added to the 2021 Weekend Schedule as they become available.

LAUNCH FIELD LOCATION

Approximately 9/10 of a mile south of Walton Creek Road on Highway 40. The physical address is: 35565 South Highway 40 and the property is better known as the Bald Eagle Lake.

Event Organizer Information

For additional information on the event, sponsorships opportunities, and more, please contact Logan Molen, 970-871-4224.