The Fourth of July celebration in Steamboat Springs is steeped in the history and cultural of the West. For more than 100 years, this quaint city has dedicated much effort into celebrating national pride with a taste of the West. Such events as the Ranch Rodeo as well as the Western-themed 4th of July parade is a testament to the connection Steamboat Springs has with its Western roots.
Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 – 6, 2019
About This Holiday Extravaganza
With 100 years of patriotic celebration, the Steamboat Springs Fourth of July Celebration is a hometown favorite. Such events as the parade, the Pro Rodeo and the Pioneer Block Party bring locals together and offer visitors a taste of Independence Day Steamboat Springs style. The Pioneer Block Party is like the gathering of one big happy family as locals come to together to celebrate the birth of a nation.
In case you are interested in enjoying the Independence Day celebrations, here is a general overview of the festivities:
Thursday, July 4th – Independence Day
Start off the Independence Day festivities with the Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast at the Downtown Steamboat on Lincoln Avenue. After breakfast head over to the Roller Ski Competition. Then head over to Lincoln Avenue to get a good spot for the annual Fourth of July Parade. After the parade, enjoy socializing at the Pioneer Day Block Party and Community Concert at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. Finish off the day at Howelsen Hill with the Jumpin and Jammin Ski Jumping Competition, live music, and the firework and laser light show! The firework display is contingent on the weather. However, the laser light show is rain or shine.
Friday & Saturday, July 5th & 6th
The Independence Day festivities continue into the weekend. The weekend brings the Pro Rodeo Series at the Brent Romick Arena, Ski Jumping at Howelsen Hill and the local Farmers’ Market at 7th and Yampa Street. The Pro Rodeo Series is one of the most exciting events of the summer with locals competing for the top spot. For the adventurous, Howelsen Hill offers the opportunity to enjoy some friendly athletic competition.
So, if you are planning a trip to Steamboat Springs during the summer, the Fourth of July is the perfect time to experience the festive side of this city. Plan your next trip to Steamboat Springs for the summer so that you can add the annual Fourth of July Celebration to your itinerary.