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 will be no spectators allowed at the launch site this year. Instead, head over to the Ski Town Ballfields for the public viewing area with tethered balloons, food and merchant vendors, and family fun.
View the complete schedule here
On Saturday, the fun doesn't stop when the sun goes down. Spectators will have the opportunity to walk among the tethered balloons and take photos of this beautiful display. Enjoy live music, beer garden, food, vendors, and fun for the whole family.
Stay tuned for the location of this year's Balloon Glow.
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.
2021 Weekend Schedule
Saturday, July 10th
6:00 a.m. Balloon Inflation, Bald Eagle Lake. No Public Admittance
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
7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Balloon Glow, Location TBD
Sunday, July 11h
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.
Event Organizer Information
For additional information on the event, sponsorships opportunities, and more, please contact Logan Molen, 970-871-4224.