EventsThere's never a dull moment in Steamboat Springs in the summertime and beyond. No matter the time of year or the day of the week, the Steamboat Springs events calendar has something fun going on. Steamboat Springs venues come in all shapes and sizes, indoors and outdoors. Get a feel for Steamboat Springs following our events calendar listed below.
May 7-September 18 - The 2005 Steamboat Springs Running Series is in its 9th season and continues its dedication to the pursuit of running and bringing people together in the Steamboat Springs area. The Steamboat Springs Running Series includes a variety of challenging and fun runs from 400 yards to 26 miles over some of Colorado's most spectacular terrain! Run through snow, creeks, over rocks, up ski hills, and more. These runs are for everyone so come out whether you're a racer or walker.
June 11-12 - The 2nd Annual Rio 24 Hours of Steamboat mountain bike race boasts over 80% singletrack with a 2,000 vertical feet climb per lap. The singletrack climbs Mt Werner through aspens and overlooks the beautiful Yampa Valley and Steamboat Springs.
June 17-August 20 - The Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series is an annual summer rodeo series sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Women's Professional Rodeo Association. There are 21 professional rodeo performances over 10 weeks at the Romick Arena at the Howelsen Hill Park Complex in downtown Steamboat Springs. The rodeo takes place every Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm starting on June 17th and running through August 20th. The July 4th rodeo starts at 7:00pm.
July 14-17 - 21st Annual Mountain Soccer Tournament is for children ages 9-18 years of age. This is a non-elite tournament for athletes who are competitive but are not at the premier/elite level. This tournament promotes healthy competition. All proceeds from this tournament pays for entry fees to other tournaments and coaching. Games will be played on Friday, Saturday and will conclude with championship matches on Sunday.
August 4-14 - 3rd Annual Beaux Arts Festival - Join us for the third annual event featuring better than ever art cars with the focus on the Art Car Stampede. You won't want to miss these unique cars from all over the country. Kids activities, Strings in the Mountains concerts, Emerald City operas plus wonderful fine art exhibits and sculptures.
August 4-7 - 2nd Annual Steamboat Wine Festival is a wine wonderful weekend with 2 grand tastings featuring over 500 wines, food and wine seminars, wine maker's dinners, chef competitions, live music and much, much more. You must be over 21 to join us.
August 12-14 - Kent Eriksen's Tour de Steamboat - Century Road Bike Ride - The revived Kent Eriksen's Tour de Steamboat is a throw back from Kent's races back in the 80's. The Tour is now featuring a century ride that covers Rabbit Ears Pass, Gore Pass and Yellow Jacket Pass. There will also be two other featured supported rides around the scenic Yampa Valley. This is a fully supported ride starting and finishing in Steamboat Springs.
August 19-20 - The Wild West Relay is a 195-mile team relay race in Colorado designed for runners of all abilities. Scheduled around the full moon in August, the second annual running of the Wild West Relay will be Friday - Saturday, August 19th - 20th, 2005. The relay begins by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Fort Collins, Colorado, and finishes in the beautiful ski and summer resort town of Steamboat Springs. There are two types of teams in the relay: 12-person and Ultra teams.
August 27-28 - The Grand Prix of Kart Racing will make you feel like a kid again. Come watch as kids and adults take you into the new generation of kart racing. Please note the new date! The races will take place at the Meadows Parking Lot from 8:00am until 5:00pm. Admission is free.
August 28 - Steamboat Triathlon - With spectacular mountains as a backdrop, triathletes will swim ¾ mile in beautiful Lake Catamount, ride 20 miles on mostly flat paved roads, and end with a 4 mile run on mixed pavement and dirt roads. As with all 5430 Sports events, the Steamboat Springs Triathlon will be more than just a "local fun run." Registration is open now.
September 10-11 - The Mountain Madness Co-ed Soccer Tournament offers soccer players a mountain weekend of fun. All participants must be 18 years or older. Each team is guaranteed 3 games with fully certified referees. Last year seven teams from around the state participated with Boulder winning. The games are played on the Christian Heritage fields which offer great views and great conditions. A Saturday night private party at the Creekside Café offers teams a chance to meet. The registration fee is $250 per team.
September 17-18 - The Colorado Cog Rally Attention all car enthusiasts! The Colorado Cog Rally is a national level event will be the seventh in the eight round Rally America National Rally Championship and will include approximately 100-110 stage miles on Saturday and Sunday. The Middle Cog Club Rally will be held on Saturday and will include approximately 65-70 stage miles. The Upper Cog Club Rally will be held on Sunday and will include approximately 35-40 stage miles.