Steamboat Springs Summer Events


Steamboat Springs likes a celebration; so much so that we had to limit our events listing to our top picks for summer/fall 2018.   Here are our top picks for signature summer events in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Rafting the Yampa

Yampa River Festival

June 1 – 3, 2018

Head to downtown Steamboat Springs for a fun-filled weekend of events on the Yampa river.  Favorite spectator events include Down River Raft Races, SUP Contest, Crazy River Dog Contest and the Freestyle Kayaking Competition.

Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup

June 14-16

The Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup is a sight to behold with over 450 polished Ford Mustangs lining Lincoln Avenue in Downtown Steamboat Springs.  Special events include a scenic mountain tour, auto cross, Friday night social and the show ‘n’ shine car show.

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4th Of July & Cowboy Round Up Days 

June 30 – July 4, 2018

Steamboat Springs celebrates Independence Day over the course of four days with a ton of events going on throughout the town.  Family favorites include the Fourth Of July Parade, Block Party, Ski Jumping, 3 days of Pro Rodeo and fireworks!

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Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

July 14 – 15, 2018

Steamboat Springs celebrates its 37th annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo at the scenic Bald Eagle Lake.  Arrive early to see the balloons inflate and compete in the balloon rodeo, or stop by at sunset to watch the Balloon Glow against Mount Werner.

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Steamboat Movement Festival

August 9 – 12, 2018

Indulge the mind, body & soul at the Steamboat Movement Festival.  Spread out over four days, this blossoming annual event offers yoga classes, live music and outdoor adventure from local, regional and national artists and teachers.

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Vettes On The Rockies

August 23-26, 2018

Get charged up for more supercars purring through the streets of Downtown Steamboat Springs  – the West’s largest gathering of Corvettes are coming to town for the 65th Annual Anniversary of America’s Sports Car.   Don’t miss the  Show ‘n’ shine on Saturday.

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Wild West Air Fest

September 1, 2018

Labor Day Weekend starts off with a flying start at the annual Wild West Air Fest.  This spectacular air show offers gravity defying air acrobatics, formation flying and sky-diving show.

Fall Biking Steamboat

Steamboat Bike Festival

September 7 -9, 2018

Mountain biking in Steamboat Springs is always a good time, but add in some spectacular fall colors and you’re in for the BEST time.  This fun-filled weekend offers a women’s group ride, BMX clinic, and the Bike Town mountain bike race.

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Steamboat OktoberWest

September 15, 2018

The annual Steamboat Springs OctoberWest beer festival invites you to stroll through historic downtown with your signature stein trying out the various beer samples at more than 20 participating local restaurants.  We’ll Prost to that!


For additional information on these and other Steamboat summer events, check out our local blog.