Steamboat Signature Events

Steamboat Springs, CO boasts many events summer and winter, but there are a special few that help define Steamboat as the unique western mountain town that it is.

Sunset Happy Hour

Sunset Happy Hour

Thursdays and Sundays June – September, February-April.  Gondola boarding from 5 pm – 7:45 pm, first come, first serve. Dates and times subject to change.

Ride the gondola up to 9,080 feet to enjoy appetizers, live music, and a breathtaking sunset over western Colorado. $15 gets you a ticket to ride plus $5 off your first drink or food purchase.  Music styles vary per week from bluegrass, jazz, rock and classic. This event usually fills up early so plan accordingly.  Steamboat season, 15 or 8 day, and Ikon or Ikon Base pass holders receive free admission plus one guest.


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Steamboat Farmers Market

Saturdays, June – September, 9 am – 2 pm on 7th and Yampa Street between 6th and 8th street.

Experience a true western farmers market every Saturday in the summer months as local vendors display their very best at the Steamboat farmers market. This is a community gathering where locals and visitors alike get their pick of fresh produce from the local area, fresh meats straight from local ranches, and fresh products from local artisans. Local chefs are even displaying their latest new recipes and baked goods. Food and live entertainment are also part of the event.


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First Friday Art Walk

Every first Friday of each month, 5 pm – 8 pm.

A self-guided tour of local art galleries the first Friday of each month. From 5 pm to 8 pm the public is invited to peruse the local galleries up and down Main Street, refreshments (including wine) and appetizers are provided at most galleries as local vendors offer changing exhibits each month. This is a great way to immerse yourself in the culture of downtown Steamboat Springs and feel like a local.


Enjoying a free show

Free Concert Series

Every Saturday, June 30 – September 30, 2018 and select days January – April.

Live music every Saturday at Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat Springs.  Bring a blanket or chair and take in the beats while the sun goes down over the mountains.  No pets, smoking or outside food or beverages allowed.  Summer line up includes Kyle Hollingsworth Band, Stephen Marley, Keller Williams’ Petty Grass and more


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Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo

Friday & Saturday nights, June 15 – August 11, 2018. Events begin at 7.30 pm

Steamboat Springs is famous for its cowboy flair, so don’t miss out on seeing the real thing in action at the weekly pro rodeo at Brent Romick Arena on 5th Street.  Events include bull riding, barrel racing, team roping and steer wrestling.  Spectator tickets cost $20/adult, $10 kids 7 – 15  yrs, little buckaroos aged 6 and under are free!


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Music On The Green

Every Thursday, June 28 – August 16, 2018. Music from 12:15 pm – 1 pm

Enjoy a picnic by the river and listen to live music at the weekly Music On The Green.   Each week offers up it’s own genre of music, from classical, to folk, brass and bluegrass.   The Yampa River Botanic Park is located on 1000 Pamela Lane, offering six acres of carefully crafted gardens with ponds, sculptures and easy walking pathways.