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Wild West Air Fest and Labor Day Weekend Celebration

Wild West Air Fest and Labor Day Weekend Celebration

DATE: Aug 30, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

Labor Day Weekend Lodging Special

Take advantage of these awesome Steamboat Springs lodging deals for the 10th Annual Wild West Air Fest & Labor Day Celebration!

  • 15-25% off 2 nights
  • 25-30% off 3 nights
  • 30-35% off 4+ nights
  • Discounts depend on length of stay and property

Book online or call our reservations department 888-686-8075 to book this special.

Minimum night stays may apply. Offer good on new reservations only. Not valid with any other promotional offer. Based on availability. Direct bookings only. Additional restrictions may apply. Additional clean charge applies to all two night stays.

Labor Day Weekend in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is packed with entertainment in the air, on the mountain and all over town! It's a Labor Day celebration for the whole family. On Saturday and Sunday the Wild West Air Fest features a vintage and warbird static aircraft display, classic cars, radio controlled airplane shows, Wings Over the Rockies KidSpace and much more!

Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for youth ages 12-6, and FREE for 5 and under.

NEW this Year: Aerobatic Air Show

New in 2014 will be a full hour of aerobatic excitement featuring high-flying maneuvers from some outstanding pilots.

Dagmar Kress is a female aerobatic pilot and instructor that will perform in her Pitts on both Saturday and Sunday at the Wild West Air Fest 2014 event.

Kress is a national unlimited aerobatic champion and was also on the German aerobatic team.

Wild West Plane Rides

An exciting part of the Wild West Air Fest is you can be a part of the action and fly in these amazing aircrafts. Plane rides are available on a first-come-first-serve basis on Saturday and Sunday. Reservations and payments are made directly through the pilots so get out early and reserve your favorite flight.

  • 1941 Piper J-3 Cub, WWII Trainer
  • Helicopter - Long Ranger, Bell 206L-3     
  • CAF Mile High Wing's, 1943 Beechcraft C-45J, $100 - $150 per person
  • 1945 Grumman, TBM Avenger, WWII Navy Bomber

On Saturday between 9am and 2pm stop by the Farmers' Market on 6th St. Shop ‘til you drop at Steamboat’s semi-annual downtown sidewalk sale. Grab your cowboy hats and throw on your boots for the Rocky Mountain Bull Bash PBR on Sunday. This thrilling event pushes cowboys’ skills to their limit as they take on top-ranked bulls to compete for a big cash prize.

The Steamboat Springs Stage Race is back! Nearly 300 road cyclists compete in a four stage race which includes a time trial, circuit race, road race, and criterium.

2014 Weekend Schedule

Saturday, August 30
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wild West Air Fest - Steamboat Airport
10:00 a.m. Spot landing demo by the Piper Cub aircraft
10:15 a.m. Presentation: 'DUSTOFF: One Pilot's Perspective' by Nissa Brodman
11:00 a.m. Tribute to the Troops, Steamboat Airport (including the Steamboat Springs CAP cadets honor guard, missing man formation in the air and skydivers)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Airshow with aerobatics performed by the Renegades, and Don Nelson in his Sukoi aircraft
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Radio Controlled Airplane Show, Steamboat Airport
1:00 p.m. Presentation: 'Flying a Single Engine Plane over 11,000 miles of ocean; You've got to be nuts!' by Ian Runge
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Farmers Market, downtown Steamboat
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Downtown Sidewalk Sale, downtown Steamboat
Sunday, August 31
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wild West Air Fest, Steamboat Airport
10:00 a.m. Spot landing demo by the Piper Cub aircraft
10:15 a.m. Presentation: 'Flying a Single Engine Plane over 11,000 miles of ocean; You've got to be nuts!' by Ian Runge
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Airshow with aerobatics performed by the Renegades, and Don Nelson in his Sukoi aircraft
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Radio Controlled Airplane Show, Steamboat Airport
1:00 p.m. Presentation: 'DUSTOFF: One Pilot's Perspective' by Nissa Brodman
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Downtown Sidewalk Sale, downtown Steamboat
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Chili Challenge, downtown Steamboat
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Rocky Mountain PBR Bull Bash, Romick Arena

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