Steamboat Springs Events
Steamboat Running Series
May 4 - Oct 26, 2019
The Steamboat Springs Running Series has been an integral part of the Steamboat Springs community for 23 years. We are committed to hosting fun, competitive, affordable, family friendly events for runners and walkers of all ages, types and abilities. We are a 13 race series with events ranging from flat, fast, road 5k’s to rugged, mountain, ultra marathons. Each race in our series donates a portion of it’s proceeds to a local non-profit in the Yampa Valley.
Bike Town USA
May 13 - Sep 22, 2019
Hop on the family-friendly Yampa River Core trail for a relaxing cruise along the river. Explore over 500 miles of scenic cross country single track or hit the Steamboat Bike Park and downhill trails on Mt. Werner. The smooth country roads offer endless rides through the Yampa Valley. How will you Bike the ‘Boat?
Strings Music Festival
May 22 - Sep 18, 2019
The Strings Music Pavilion is Steamboat’s premier live music venue. The award-winning Music Pavilion seats 569 people and showcases over 60 performances during the summer months from June through August as well as a Fall & Winter series and year-round education concerts. The festival features orchestra, chamber, soloists, world, blues, jazz and rock music along with a Youth and Family series, and free concerts at the Yampa River Botanic Park.
Yampa River Festival
May 30 - Jun 2, 2019
Since 1980, the Yampa River Festival has been the Friends of the Yampa’s signature event to raise awareness about the wild Yampa River. As predictable as the snow melting every spring, this annual River Fest is held the weekend after Memorial Day, typically on the same weekend as the Steamboat Marathon. Over the years, the festival has evolved to include a variety of recreational events in and around the river as well as parties, fundraisers and speaking functions.
Jun 2, 2019
Join us in 2019 for the 38th annual running of the Steamboat Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k. Run alongside the roaring Elk River through the emerald green pastures on Country Road 129 with the snow-capped Rocky Mountains of Colorado all around and find out why the Steamboat Marathon was ranked as one of the “Top 10 Destination Marathons in North America.”
Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup
Jun 13 - Jun 15, 2019
More than 450 Mustang owners from Rocky Mountain Mustang clubs will convene in Steamboat Springs, Colorado over Father's Day Weekend. Activities will include a scenic mountain tour, auto cross, Friday night social, Show n’ Shine Car Show and awards breakfast.
Howelsen Hill Trail Run
Jun 15, 2019
Let the trail races begin! This is a challenging trail run on the scenic single track trails of historic Howelsen Hill, Steamboat’s outdoor playground. The trails of Emerald are beautiful this time of year with abundant aspen trees and wildflowers.
Moots Ranch Rally
Jun 15, 2019
It’s time to Rally! Back for its SIXTH year, we are gearing up for the Moots-Colorado Ranch Rally 2019. Limited to 200 riders we are planning for a great day of riding and raising money for the COMMUNITY AG ALLIANCE of Steamboat. This fundraiser ride is an amazing way to see the roads less traveled around Steamboat, meet some new friends and challenge yourself along the way. Yes, we have opened this awesome day up to just a few more people so we don’t leave anyone out.
Music on the Green
Jun 20 - Aug 15, 2019
Settle on a soft blanket among the flowers of the Yampa River Botanic Park as the weekly free Strings Music Festival event livens up your lunch with folk and classical tunes floating through the summer air.
Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series
Jun 21 - Aug 12, 2019
The Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series is the most successful weekly rodeo in the country. While the roots of rodeo in this modest little Northwestern Colorado ranch town/world class ski resort trace back over 100 years, the humble beginnings of the weekly rodeo were in the mid 1970's as the "Friday Night Jackpot." All performances are held at Romick Arena located in the Howelsen Hill Park Complex owned by the City of Steamboat Springs.
Reds Whites & Brews
Jun 22, 2019
Join us again this summer in Steamboat for Reds Whites & Brews, a beer and wine tasting event that brings together the best cold craft brews and tasty international wines to kick off summer in downtown Steamboat Springs.
Steamboat FREE Summer Concerts
Jun 29 - Sep 1, 2019
The Steamboat Free Summer Concerts began in 1990/91 as a small concert series with several hundred in attendance and presented on the lawn of the Routt County Court House, the community gathering space in the heart of downtown Steamboat Springs. Started by a small record shop owner and friends, the Series now features 5 concerts per year with attendance averaging 3,500 to 5,000 per concert. And boasts nationally recognized artists in the area of pop-rock, reggae, bluegrass, blues, and funk. The series is a gathering for all ages and has become truly one of the signature family events in the valley.
The Expendables & The Movement
Jun 29, 2019
The 2019 Steamboat Springs Free Summer Concerts kicks off with a double header featuring The Expendables and The Movement!
Jun 30, 2019
The Mountain Madness Half Marathon joins the Hayden Cog and 10K at 10,000 feet as one of the oldest races in Steamboat Springs and the Running Series. The Mountain Madness course will take runners along beautiful county roads with sweeping views of the Ski Area and the Yampa River, and is held over 4th of July weekend.
July 4th Celebration
Jul 4 - Jul 6, 2019
The Fourth of July in Steamboat is more than a celebration of national pride; it’s an opportunity to honor the Yampa Valley’s rich western heritage with fun for all. Events like the Pioneer Block Party, Ski Jumping Extravaganza, hometown parade, and the largest Pro Rodeo event of the summer, have visitors proclaiming independence at this 100-year-old event.
North Mississippi Allstars
Jul 5, 2019
Prepare yourself as the 2019 Steamboat Summer Concerts season continues with the North Mississippi Allstars.
Hahn's Peak Hill Climb
Jul 6, 2019
This trail race is a new event that started in 2017 at the base of Hahns Peak in North Routt County. Running this course started with a few hardcore North Routt locals meeting at the beautiful Cabins at Historic Columbine every 4th of July. From there, they would race to the summit and fire outlook of Hahns Peak, once an active volcano with an elevation of 10,839 & 360 degree panoramic views like no other. Now it’s time to share this amazing course with all of you.
Art in the Park
Jul 13 - Jul 14, 2019
Art in the Park is free to the public and features 150 artist vendors, live entertainment, food and drink vendors, and an interactive children’s art area. This popular and successful event takes place on July 13th and 14th over Hot Air Balloon Rodeo Weekend, which draws large crowds of over 10,000 people through a weekend of fun and excitement.
Hot Air Balloon Rodeo
Jul 13 - Jul 14, 2019
The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo offers guests a spectacle like no other with a sky full of color. Get to the launch grounds early to see the balloons inflate and enjoy this wonderful photography opportunity.
Eriksen Cycles Tour de Steamboat
Jul 20, 2019
The Tour de Steamboat is an annual bicycle event that brings together 1,200 cyclists for a one-day ride through beautiful Northwest Colorado. Names like Rabbit Ears Pass, Gore Pass, Yellow Jacket Pass, Stagecoach, Yampa and Oak Creek dot this incredible route. We host four different road ride routes—26, 46, 66 and 116 miles—and new this year, a 100 mile gravel route, something for riders of all ages and abilities. We are a non-competitive event, and participants are encouraged to ride at their own pace and enjoy the majestic scenery in our part of the world! We offer superb aid stations, support, and end of the ride barbecue and craft beer garden.
Jul 20 - Jul 21, 2019
Round three of Revolution Enduro travels to Steamboat Springs for a two day back country adventure. This race will offer a mix of classic old school single track and a sampling of new tech trails in the area. Course maps will be released in June.
Spring Creek Memorial Run
Jul 27, 2019
The Spring Creek Memorial Run is held on the beautiful Spring Creek trail with wildflowers and Aspen trees next to bubbling Spring Creek. The 9.5 mile race is run on an up and down scenic loop on primitive trail, two track, single track and briefly on forest service road. This race is held in memory of Patty Brenner Hagberg who was struck and killed by a truck along the lower part of the trail in 1991. This race should remind all of us the importance of sharing multi-purpose use trails.
Jul 27, 2019
The 2019 Steamboat Summer Concerts keeps on rocking with Kevin Russell’s Shinyribs at Howelsen Hill Amphitheater.
Aug 10 - Aug 11, 2019
The Steamboat Stinger, now a Colorado classic, aims to provide a challenging backcountry race experience showcasing some of Steamboat Springs’ finest singletrack. The Steamboat Stinger is also a fundraiser for Partners in Routt County (local youth mentoring group) and the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund.
Aug 11, 2019
The Steamboat Triathlon features a sprint distance, olympic distance, aquabike, Olympic distance duathlon, & NEW stand-up paddle-board options. The swim starts off in the picturesque Lake Catamount. Triathletes will then quickly transition to the bike course with amazing views of the Yampa Valley and River! The olympic distance course will take athletes out to the historic Howelsen, while the sprint distance will feature a single loop course. The run course hugs Lake Catamount for a flat and fast route which finishes back at the Lake!
Aug 17 - Aug 18, 2019
SBT GRVL is a new, world-class gravel race experience held on the greatest gravel roads on Earth in magnificent Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The unique combination of the quiet roads surrounding a thriving resort town creates an unmatched venue for a world-class gravel bike race.
Continental Divide Trail Run
Aug 24, 2019
16 mile and 50k amazing trail race from Fish Creek Falls over to the ski area via the mountain view trail. One not to miss! Race caps at 150 runners: pre-register online. Races will begin at Fish Creek Falls parking area at the top of Fish Creek Falls Road.
FREE Summer Concert Series End of Summer Jam
Sep 1, 2019
Join us September 1st, 2019 for the third annual SSFSC End of Summer Jam. Celebrate the end of summer while listening to live music from a variety of Genres and munching on snacks from Steamboat’s best food trucks. Support your local bands and musicians all afternoon at Howelsen Hill before getting down to this year's headliners!
10K at 10,000 Feet
Sep 2, 2019
Voted best 10k in the state of Colorado by Colorado Runner Magazine in 2010! This is a challenging trail run with beautiful terrain and breathtaking scenery. The 10K race begins at 10,000 ft at the summit of Rabbit Ears Pass. The course begins by heading uphill on USFS dirt roads and 2 track, and then heads downhill on single-track, ending on a cross country single-track. The total elevation gain and loss are about ~1,200 feet each.
Emerald Mountain Trail Run
Sep 21, 2019
This races offers two distances on Emerald Mountain, 12k (ends up being closer to 7.75 miles long) and a 5k. This scenic course will begin at the base of Howelsen Hill and tour Emerald Mountain through aspen lined single track. Hikers are welcomed in the 12k.
Foundry Halloween 5K
Oct 26, 2019
A relatively new event to close out the Steamboat Springs Running Series season, bringing people of all ages together to celebrate Halloween in a safe, sober and fun way.