Summer Weekend Away
By Dan Greeson
Team roping is one of the attractions during the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series on Friday and Saturday nights at the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena. Friday, June 16-Saturday, Aug.12. Photo by Shannon Lukens.
Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup
Treat Dad to a memorable Father’s Day at this annual motor spectacle in the mountains. Hear the roar of over 450 Mustangs that take part in scenic drives, auto-cross events and the Show ‘n Shine on Lincoln Avenue. Friday-Monday, June 16-19.
Cowboy Roundup Days and July Fourth Party
Experience Steamboat’s ranching and skiing heritage during this weekend-long party. Events include Pro Rodeo, Fourth of July Parade, block party with strawberries and cream, Jumpin’ and Jammin’ ski jumping event and nighttime spectacular. Saturday-Tuesday, July 1-4.
Steamboat Wine Festival
Set your taste buds alight at this food and wine extravaganza. Novice tasters and food/wine aficionados have over 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries and epicurean purveyors to visit. Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 9-13.
Hot Air Balloon Rodeo and Art in the Park
Watch the blue sky fill with a kaleidoscope of color as balloonists from around the country float across the valley. Early morning rodeos and evening balloon glows offer a feast for the eyes.
Spend the day perusing one-of-a-kind art and buy handmade items at the annual Art in the Park festival. Stroll through the pop-up village to watch live performances and sample an eclectic mix of foods. Saturday-Sunday, July 8-9.
All Arts Festival
Explore the world of artistic media at this celebration of creativity. Watch live performances, attend a talk or join a workshop. Events are offered for all ages. Friday-Sunday, Aug. 11-13.
Steamboat’s rural roads and mountain lakes attract athletes from all over to test their endurance at altitude. Sign up to run, ride or swim in a race and turn it into a weekend getaway for family and friends. Options range from a 5K family fun run to 100-mile ultra marathons and bike races.