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Steamboat OktoberWest

Steamboat OktoberWest

DATE: Sep 18, 2015 - Sep 19, 2015

Celebrate the season at a Steamboat-style Oktoberfest including Rocky Mountain beer, local food specialties and festivities unique to Steamboat Springs.

We’re taking an Oktoberfest and stamping it with Steamboat’s western brand. No German beer here, just good ol’ Colorado Rocky Mountain beer, food and festivities.

Friday Kickoff

The weekend kicks off on Friday with Suds N Grub. Head downtown and stroll to participating restaurants to taste a variety of seasonal and local beers and enjoy delicious food specials. This event is a fundraiser for the Young Professionals Network.

The Main Event

Saturday’s event, OktoberWest at the Steamboat Mountain Village is free to attend, featuring great live music, the I Love Beef Cook Off and plenty of regional beers to taste in the beer garden.

The festival takes place in Gondola Square and along Burgess Creek. Spend the afternoon tasting Colorado Beer, sampling Colorado Beef and relaxing with your feet in the creek at the Steamboat Mountain Village.

I Love Beef Cook Off
Sample Colorado Beef from Steamboat’s finest restaurants; as they compete for the winner of the I Love Beef Cook Off. Attendees will taste dishes from each restaurant and cast their vote for their favorite!

Beer Garden
The Beer Garden will feature over 20 Colorado Brewers, each sampling 2 kinds of brew. Each attendee receives a commemorative mug with the purchase of the Beer Garden ticket.


Event Pricing
Free Oktoberwest Festival Admission
$20.00 I Love Beef Cook-Off & tasting. Tickets available at the door
$29.00 Online in Advance
$35.00 at Door
Beer Garden Entrance*
$42.00 Online in Advance
$45.00 at Door
Beer Garden* & I Love Beef Cook-Off Combo

*Must be 21 years or older to attend the Beer Garden.
- No dogs allowed at the event site.

2015 Schedule
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Suds N Grub, downtown Steamboat participating restaurants
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gondola open
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Coca-Cola Adventure Zone Activities
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Live music TBD
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. I Love Beef Cook-Off & tasting
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. OktoberWest Festival
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Beer Garden
5:30 p.m. Announcement of I Love Beef Cook-Off winners

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