Opening Day at Steamboat Resort is just around the corner! Steamboat is slated to be open for skiing and riding starting November 27th, 2021. There is no better way to experience our famous Champagne Powder than with a ski-in, ski-out stay at Bear Claw or Edgemont. Please note that Opening Day 2021 is at the discretion of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp.
Visa Big Air presented by Toyota - Olympic Qualifying Event
December 2nd-4th, 2021. Steamboat Ski Resort, a longtime U.S. Ski & Snowboard partner with a storied Olympic history, will host the first qualifying event of the season: the Visa Big Air presented by Toyota. It will be the first and only big air qualifying event for the 2022 Olympics as snowboard big air makes its second Olympic appearance and freeski big air makes its Olympic debut.
December 4th, 11th & 18th from 11am-1pm. Visit Santa’s Study on the Court House Lawn this winter. Santa appears courtesy of Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation. This is a free event, open to the public. Be sure to bring your camera to capture this special visit with Santa!
December 11th, 2021 on 6th Street from Lincoln to Oak. Get in the spirit at the Very Steamboat Holiday Festival. Opera Steamboat and Steamboat Springs High School Choir will serenade festival goers with Christmas carols. If you would like to show off your singing skills, karaoke caroling will be featured at the event. Santa will be in his Study and entertaining visitors from 11am-3pm. Gather your loved ones for a free family photo from photographer Danielle Zimmerer! Outside, Santa’s workshop will be open and kids can make an ornament or decorate cookies. Grab a mug of cocoa while you browse local artisan goods and find fabulous treasures for Christmas giving.
Steamboat Resort New Years Eve Celebration
December 31st, 2021. Celebrate the new year in style! Kick off the evening with a Light Up Snow Cat parade featuring Steamboat SnowSportsInstructors performing synchronized skiing illuminated only by light of torches. At the conclusion of the parade fireworks will light up the sky over the resort to ring in 2022.
Every 1st Friday of each month until January 7th, 2022, enjoy a free artwalk from 5pm-8pm. This self-guided walking tour allows you to enjoy many art galleries and museums in downtown Steamboat Springs. Many have changing exhibits, so there is something new to enjoy every month! Wine and light refreshments are served.
January 5th-10th, 2022. "The MusicFest draws thousands of ski-lovin’, music-lovin’ folks to the snow swept peaks of Colorado each January. The largest group ski trip of its kind in the nation, the MusicFest brings the finest Texas and Americana music to the world-class ski resort of Steamboat, Colorado for a week full of sport and song. The festival boasts a stunning roster that includes both legends and rising talents alike." Tickets must be purchased at the MusicFest website.
Cowboy Up Balloon Glow
January 16th, 2022. Before the Cowboy Downhill the following day, gather in the base area of the Steamboat Ski Area from 5-6pm for a one of a kind event! Six magnificent hot air balloons will illuminate the Mountain Village allowing spectators to stroll among them for a magical evening.
Bud Light Cowboy Downhill
January 17th, 2022. 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.
February 9th-13th, 2022. Steamboat Winter Sports Club hosts the 109th Winter Carnival. For several days, the entire town is given over to racing, ski jumping, a parade featuring Steamboat’s skiing high school band (the only one in the United States), the famous ski jöring events down Lincoln Avenue, and the spectacular night show featuring the legendary Lighted Man and fireworks display where you can see one of the largest fireworks in the country!
Steamboat Light the Night Celebration
February 19th, 2022. View the beauty of six magnificent hot air balloons that will illuminate the Mountain Village from 5:30-6:30pm. Spectators can stroll among the standing balloons or watch from the warmth of a slope side eatery. Enjoy night skiing and rides on the Outlaw Mountain Coaster. The grand finale is the Fireworks and Torchlight Parade.
February 25th-27th, 2022. "For ten years we've been bringing together the best in bluegrass, Americana, and roots music with community-minded independent brewers. We combine these ingredients in some of the most welcoming and majestic mountain communities in Colorado, California, and Vermont. WinterWonderGrass is built around community, sustainability, and family. We will see you soon!" Tickets must be purchased at the WinterWonderGrass website.