Special Events & Activities in Steamboat Springs
Music Fest at Steamboat
Music Fest at Steamboat is a high-energy, six-day event chocked full of talented bands. After you finish a day skiing the beautiful Steamboat Springs slopes, you can dance your heart away with more than forty live acts at the top of their game. Rock, country, blues and more -- talent from near and far is widening the range of musical styles that have come to the Steamboat Music Fest over the past years. Don't miss this great event
Hot Air Balloon Rodeo
The Yampa River is picture-perfect nestled among the rolling green hills and the life-giving river waters. The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo is a magical sight in that summer sky as the multicolored glowing orbs dance across the sky. This is a hot air balloon rodeo, which means there are some unexpected and entertaining tricks you have never seen balloonists attempt before.
Art in the Park
After the Balloon Rodeo, take a quick jaunt over to West Lincoln Park for Art in the Park with more than one hundred forty artists and loads of live entertainment. This event is fun for the whole family with a special interactive art area for the little ones to experience art hands-on.
The Steamboat Marathon has been voted one of the "Top 10 Destination Marathons in North America." With the most gorgeous scenery and some of the friendliest people you can meet, runners of this marathon line up with competitors from all over the world. The course takes runners alongside the Elk River and beneath snow-capped Rocky Mountains. There is also a half marathon or a 10K if you are not a marathoner.
Cowboys' Roundup Days
The Cowboys' Roundup Days have been a Steamboat celebration more than 100 years. For a small-town feel, join in the family fun of the Pioneer Block Party. There are free concerts, a famous pancake breakfast, and root beer floats for kids or the kid in you. The week of celebrations culminates with the famous Ranch Rodeo where local cowboys show off their skills and compete for prizes and pride.
The Yampa River is beckoning you to hop in for a cool down during the summer days and will help you to refresh as you await the grand finale: the fireworks show. Definitely one of the biggest firework shows in Colorado, it is also one of the most beautiful locales. Steamboat Springs is a great place for nature, music, and healthful events for your entire family to enjoy.