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Steamboat Springs Winter Event Schedule
DATE: Nov 21, 2013 - Nov 25, 2013
Scholarship Day marks the first day of the season with revenues from the day’s specially priced ticket benefiting the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Scholarship Fund. Scholarship Day has raised nearly $740,000 since 1991/92. This fund provides financial support for deserving local children participating in Club programs. In fact, the Winter Sports Club is one of the oldest and most recognized ski clubs in the United States and has named three times as the United States Ski & Snowboard Association’s Club of the Year. Click here for more information about Steamboat Opening Celebration 2013-14.
DATE: Dec 31, 2013
The Steamboat Ski & Snowboard School treats tourists and locals to spectacular on-snow parades down the mountain lit only by torches. The parades are in celebration of a holiday or local event throughout the season. In conjunction with the torchlight parades, a fireworks display will illuminate the sky providing a perfect ending to the evening. Click here for more information about New Years Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Display.
DATE: Jan 5, 2014 - Jan 10, 2014
Steamboat MusicFest - the ONLY festival that brings the finest Texas and Americana music to the snow swept Colorado Rockies for a full week of sport and song. Eighteen bands will perform over the six days in the heart of the Rocky Mountains featuring free après-ski concerts, evening concerts and special engagements throughout the week including over 40 live performances, from an increasingly diverse line up of artists with styles ranging from country to rock, blues to bluegrass, folk and western swing, and everything in between. Six days, 40 bands & one really big tent-don't miss it! Click here for more information about 15th Musicfest at Steamboat.
DATE: Jan 19, 2014 - Jan 20, 2014
It all began 40 years ago when Billy Kidd, Steamboat's Director of Skiing, and Larry Mahan, six-time All-Around World Champion cowboy, decided to invite a few of the ProRodeo stars to Steamboat for a day of skiing. The cowboys had such a great time that the Downhill has become the most popular event of the season with over 100 of the best professional rodeo cowboys competing in the most unique ski rodeo in the country. Click here for more information about 40th Annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill.
DATE: Feb 5, 2014 - Feb 9, 2014
Beginning as the organizing committee for the first Winter Carnival, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC) has maintained the Winter Carnival as a service to the community since 1914. The Winter Carnival started as a way to help residents cope with cabin fever during the height of the winter season. The event continues to this day as a way to celebrate winter; as a reason for neighbors to gather; and as an opportunity for everyone to experience a piece of Ski Town USA® history and tradition. Click here for more information about Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival.
DATE: Feb 27, 2014 - Mar 4, 2014
Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler - The good times are definitely ready to roll in Ski Town, U.S.A.® when the Steamboat Mardi Gras Festival comes marching in from February 27 - March 4 with parades, a Cajun BBQ, beer festival and a free concert featuring The Pimps of Joytime. Throughout the celebration, food lovers rejoice with the tempting Cajun-inspired menu creations across the mountain. The festival culminates on Fat Tuesday with an all-day celebration featuring snow sculpture contest at the chairlifts, restaurant contests, special activities, and plenty of beads to go around. Click here for more information about Steamboat Ski Mardi Gras.
DATE: Mar 1, 2014 - Apr 13, 2014
The Steamboat Ski Area will again be rockin’ for the 2013/2014 ski season as the Bud Light Rocks the 'Boat Free Music Series returns offering a great mixture of various musical genre. The Rocks the 'Boat series has brought together everything from bluegrass and New Orleans style rhythm & blues to a traditional Irish sound. Past free concerts have included Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Ozomatli, Susan Tedeschi, Gin Blossoms, Joseph Israel, North Mississippi All Stars, Freddy Jones Band, Sister Hazel, Young Dubliners, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Dudes, and The Samples. Click here for more information about Bud Light Rocks the Boat Free Concert Series.
DATE: Apr 3, 2014 - Apr 13, 2014
Soak up the sun, free music and good times from April 3 to 13 with Steamboat's Springalicious™ Festival. This end of the season party features free concerts, as well as events such as the Pool Party Rail Jam, 34th Annual Cardboard Classic and the 7th Annual Splashdown Pond Skimming Competition. Click here for more information about Steamboat Springalicious 2014.