Celebrate Oktoberfest in western-style with the 4th annual OktoberWest September 21-23. Enjoy all the Oktoberfest traditions with a Steamboat twist, including Rocky Mountain beer, local food specialties and festivities unique to Steamboat Springs.
OktoberWest kicks off with Suds & Grub - a cruiser bike parade through historic downtown with stops at restaurants for beer tastings and food specials. Saturday's event at the base area is free and geared towards families with tasty food, OktoberWest themed activities, cruiser bike decoration competition, free concerts, the I Love Beef cook-off, kids games and more, plus plenty of regional beers to taste in the beer garden. Bring the whole family to town for this Steamboat–styled fall festival.
Free Admission to the Oktoberwest Festival Admission.
Tickets for the I Love Beef Cook Off are available for $15 the day of the event.
Beer Garden Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Includes beer stein and tastings.
Beer Garden & Beef Combo Tickets: $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Includes beer stein and beer/beef tastings.
Special Offers: Gondola Day Pass - Saturday pass is good for both Saturday and Sunday.
Bike Rentals: 25% Discount on Bike rentals at Ski and Sport, valid Friday- Sunday.
Coca-Cola Adventure Zone: 50% off tickets on Saturday. Full Weekend Schedule
Friday, September 21st
Pedaling Posse Parade: 5:30pm on Lincoln Ave. Cruiser bikes lead the way from Little Toots Park, through historic downtown, and back to Little Toots Park for Suds & Grub.
Suds & Grub: 6:00pm at Little Toots Park. Beer tasting and food specials!
Saturday, September 22nd
The Gondola is open 10:00am — 4:00pm. Buy one Gondola ticket and it is good for the entire weekend!
Coca–Cola Adventure Zone Activities from 10:00am — 4:00pm. 50% off all Coca–Cola Adventure Zone Activities! Try your luck on the mechanical bucking bronco!
OktoberWest Festival goes from 2:00 — 6:00pm. Come enjoy the main event of the weekend at the Steamboat Ski Area. Sample numerous beers, compete in the Bucking Bull Battle and listen to some great music!
The Cruiser Bike Decorating Competition runs from 2:00 — 3:00pm at the base of the ski area. Decorate your cruiser bike to win some great prizes!
I Love Beef Cook-off & Tasting runs from 2:00 — 5:00pm at the base of the ski area, featuring local chefs.
The Beer Garden will be open from 2:00 — 6:00pm at the base of the ski area. Come and taste free samples of some of the best beer the Rocky Mountains have to offer.
Enjoy a FREE Concert with the Mile Markers from 2:30 — 3:30pm at the base of the ski area.
The Cow Pie Challenge goes from 3:00 — 4:00pm Base of Steamboat Ski Area
Ranch Roundup Games from 2:00 — 6:00pm. Hold on for dear life as the Mechanical Bull tries to throw you off!
Enjoy a FREE Concert from the Wheeler Brothers from 4:30 — 6:00pm.
The Announcement of I Love Beef Cook-off Winners will be at 5:30pm. After a day of eating and cooking, it's time to figure out who is the best chef!
Sunday, September 23rd
The Gondola will be open from 9:30am — 4:00pm. Come take a ride on the Gondola!
Coca–Cola Adventure Zone Activities will be open from 10:00am — 4:00pm. Come enjoy the Coca–Cola Adventure Zone! Jump on the trampolines or try your luck on the mechanical bucking bronco!
The Bloody Mary Bar will be open from 10:45am — 4:00pm at the Oasis Sundeck (Top of the Gondola). Enjoy the $5 Bloody Mary Bar on the Oasis Sundeck while enjoying spectacular views of the Yampa Valley.