Steamboat Springs Events
Dec 13 - Mar 25, 2019
Just because the daylight ends, doesn't mean the fun does! The Christie Peak Express high-speed chairlift whisks you to top of Christie Peak (8,000’) to embark on your night adventure across five trails including Sitz, See Me, Vogue, Stampede and Lil’ Rodeo.
Steamboat Friday Nights
Dec 21 - Mar 22, 2019
Enjoy an evening of excitement including night skiing, the Outlaw Mountain Coaster and participate in the light up ski parade. Boogie down in Gondola Square with a DJ dance party. Timber & Torch will be open to warm up, enjoy dinner and drinks. Challenge Family & friends to trivia night at Rye. The grand finale is Friday night Fireworks. Get ready for Friday night, it is going to be a blast.
Steamboat Holiday Festival
Dec 23, 2018
Come to gondola square and celebrate the holiday season Steamboat Style. See Santa ride down the slopes on horseback and meet Santa at his workshop along with some of his favorite reindeer friends. Participate in the stocking scramble and collect free holiday treats at surrounding stores and restaurants. Additional festivities include cookie decorating and a special holiday concert featuring the Face Vocal Band.
New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks
Dec 31, 2018
Ring in the New Year with a celebration at the base of Steamboat Ski Resort. Starting approximately at 5:30om, the Steamboat SnowSports School treats folks to spectacular on-snow parades down the mountain lit only by torches. In conjunction with the torchlight parade, a fireworks display will illuminate the sky providing a perfect ending to the evening.
Steamboat Music Fest
Jan 5 - Jan 10, 2019
Steamboat MusicFest, the ONLY festival that brings the finest Texas and Americana music to the snow, sweeps the Colorado Rockies for a full week of sport and song. Seventy 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. More than 40 live performances will feature 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.
Bud Light Cowboy Downhill
Jan 21, 2019
It all began over 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.
Jan 21, 2019
If joy were a person, he’d bring both peace and frenzy. He’d be full of music, light, and energy that soothes even as it stirs us up. Eyes closed, wire-rim glasses in place, mandolin pressed against his ribs, joy would be Sam Bush on a stage.
Kehoe Cup and Haller Cup Ski Races
Feb 2, 2019
Tune up your race skis for your one chance to ski on the designated race arena All Out, which is not open to the public. Race an open GS in the morning or a dual paneled slalom in the afternoon or both! Put together a team for a chance to win prizes or try your hand at some of Steamboat’s most coveted individual trophies.
Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival
Feb 6 - Feb 10, 2019
Mention a parade and fireworks and people say that’s typical. Talk about adults on shovels being pulled down main street behind horses or skiers jumping through fiery hoops and people stop to listen. In Steamboat Springs we do things differently, and with the oldest, continuous Winter Carnival west of the Mississippi, this event is certainly no different.
Feb 22 - Feb 24, 2019
The WinterWonderGrass Festival brings an authentic Colorado gathering celebrating bluegrass and craft beer to Steamboat February 22-24, 2019. The festival features more than 25 bands and 20 Colorado breweries over four days.
Bud Light Rocks the Boat Free Concert Series
Mar 2 - Apr 14, 2019
Steamboat will be rockin’ during the winter ski and snowboard season as the Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series returns offering a great mixture of musical genres. The series has featured everything from bluegrass to New Orleans style rhythm and blues and traditional Irish music to flat out rock and roll. The 2019 lineup will be announced soon.
Steamboat Mardi Gras Festival
Mar 2, 2019
Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler-The good times are definitely ready to roll in Ski Town, U.S.A.® when the Steamboat Mardi Gras comes marching in on March 2 with a free concert, parade, a Cajun Crawfish Boil and Mardi Gras party with facepainters and street performers. Food enthusiasts can enjoy Mardi Gras themed lunch creations across the mountain.
Steamboat Springalicious Festival
Apr 1 - Apr 14, 2019
Incredible Colorado bluebird sunny days, hilarious and fun events, along with a boatload of Champagne Powder® snow mean that spring will shine a whole lot brighter in Steamboat-Ski Town, U.S.A.®.
Apr 6, 2019
The 11th Annual Cody’s Challenge, a randonee endurance ski race, will be held on Saturday, April 6th across the Steamboat Ski Area. Cody’s Challenge allows participants the unique opportunity to climb, traverse and descend a variety of trails across the mountain under their own power through the use of specialized bindings and skins. The Cody St. John Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in memory of Cody St. John, who was a professional patroller with the Steamboat Ski Area.
Apr 13, 2019
The Cardboard Classic, Steamboat's traditional rite of spring returns to the Steamboat Ski Area for the 39th year. This wild and hilarious race features homemade cardboard crafts, constructed only from cardboard, glue, string, water based paint, duct tape, masking tape, balloons and other decorations, racing down Stampede to a hysterical finish. The uniqueness and creativity of the race make it an event looked forward to each year.
Splashdown Pond Skim
Apr 14, 2019
The Splashdown Pond Skimming Championships hits Steamboat once again on Closing Day - Sunday, April 14th! Wrapping up another epic season at Steamboat, this event has antics like you wouldn't believe. The Splashdown Pond Skimming Championships brings brave (and slightly crazy) skiers and riders in costume with a dream - of crossing the icy pond successfully - and, if they're lucky, with style!