Steamboat Springs Vacation Planning
Steamboat Springs Summer Event Schedule
Steamboat Springs is a well known for its world class skiing, scenic hiking trails, thrilling biking trails and more. During the summertime, Steamboat also hosts a wide variety of exciting events for everyone. Watch over 40 hot air balloons rise above the early morning mist during the Hot Air Balloon Rodeo, take a stroll down Lincoln Avenue at the Mustang Roundup with over 400 classic Ford Mustangs or attend a breathtaking fireworks display on the 4th of July at Historic Howelsen Hill. These are just a few of the many signature events that make Steamboat the place to be in the summertime. Below you will find a full list of summer events.
DATE: Jun 3, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016
Now in its 36th season, the annual Yampa River Festival raises awareness for and helps to protects the 270-mile Yampa River in Northwest Colorado, the last remaining major, wild river in the seven-state Colorado River basin. This event promises a fun-filled weekend for the whole family, with slalom and downriver races, fun for kids, freestyle competition, 5K Fun Run, the SUP Cup, crazy river dog contest, tubing and raft races and more. Click here for more information about Yampa River Festival.
DATE: Jun 5, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016
Run alongside the roaring Elk River through the emerald green pastures on Country Road 129 with the snow-capped Rocky Mountains of Colorado all around and find out why the Steamboat Marathon was ranked as one of the “Top 10 Destination Marathons in North America.” Click here for more information about Steamboat Marathon.
DATE: Jun 16, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016
More than 400 Mustang owners from Rocky Mountain Mustang clubs will convene in Steamboat Springs, Colorado over Father's Day Weekend. Activities will include a scenic mountain tour, auto cross, Friday night social, Show n’ Shine Car Show and awards breakfast. Click here for more information about Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup.
DATE: Jul 1, 2016 - Jul 4, 2016
For over 100 years Steamboat Springs, Colorado has celebrated Independence Day in true western fashion. This is a special holiday and Steamboat does it right with a hometown parade which ends in a big dance party in the street. Click here for more information about July 4th Celebration.
DATE: Jul 9, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
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. Click here for more information about Hot Air Balloon Rodeo.
DATE: Jul 9, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
Art in the Park is free to the public and features nearly 160 artist vendors, live entertainment, food vendors, and an interactive children’s art area. This popular and successful event takes place on July 9th and 10th over Hot Air Balloon Rodeo Weekend, which draws large crowds of over 10,000 people through a weekend of fun and excitement. Click here for more information about Art in the Park.
DATE: Aug 10, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016
The Steamboat Wine Festival is a premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and distinguished guests gather to play, wine, and dine in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Click here for more information about Steamboat Wine Festival.
DATE: Sep 3, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016
Labor Day Weekend in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is packed with entertainment in the air, on the mountain and all over town! It's a Labor Day celebration for the whole family. Click here for more information about Wild West Air Fest.
DATE: Sep 16, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016
Celebrate the season at a Steamboat-style Oktoberfest with music, food, beer, games and activities for kids and adults, chef competition and much more. We’re taking all the German Oktoberfest traditions and stamping them with Steamboat’s western brand. No German beer here, just good ol’ Rocky Mountain beer, food and festivities. Click here for more information about Steamboat OktoberWest.