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Steamboat Closes Ski Season in Style

It’s that time of year again, as Steamboat begins transitioning from Ski Town, USA to Bike Town, USA. Closing day, Sunday April 14, is only a few days away. We have had a great winter here in Steamboat with the snowfall surpassing the yearly average by more than a foot and a half. As sad as it is to see the winter come to an end, there is no better way to celebrate a fantastic winter than Steamboat’s Springalicious Festival. This year the festival will include two events on Saturday, the…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on April 12, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Bud Light Rocks the Boat Free Concert Series

As the days grow longer, and lifts run later, we transition into one of my favorite times of year, the annual Bud Light Rocks the Boat Free Concert Series. Once again, this year we will have some amazing free shows in Gondola Square. You can find the full schedule of concerts here!

It doesn’t get much better than skiing or riding in the morning, and then enjoying a cold beverage as you bask in the warm…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on March 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

February Brings Snow and Smiles to Steamboat

With February coming to an end, and spring skiing just around the corner, base depth is on the mind of many skiers and riders across Colorado. Steamboat is proud to claim the number 4 spot in overall base depth for the state, with the three resorts above Steamboat on the leader board all located in Southwest Colorado. So far this season, Steamboat has accumulated 270” of Champagne Powder ® snow with snow falling 20 days in February, 10 of which were powder days. The copious amounts of snow…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on February 28, 2013 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Steamboat’s 100th Annual Winter Carnival

This year the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club will be celebrating 100 years of winter tradition with the annual Winter Carnival being held February 6-10. Since the inception of the Winter Carnival in 1914, the event has been held annually, making it the oldest, continuous winter carnival west of the Mississippi. The festivities include ski jumping competition, street events, the Diamond Hitch Parade with the skiing high school band, and the night extravaganza consisting of fireworks and…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on February 5, 2013 at 2:04pm — 1 Comment

A December to Remember in Steamboat

December has come and gone in what seemed like the blink of an eye, but the fruits of Mother Nature remain. This December was one for the record books, with over 100” of snowfall for the month landing it the 6th deepest December on record. With Champagne Powder ® snow falling what seemed like daily, powder hounds like me were waiting for the gondola to open each morning, with hopes of getting to their favorite runs as ski patrol dropped the ropes for the season. I was fortunate…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on January 21, 2013 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Father's Day Weekend with The Steamboat Grand

Have you made your plans for Father’s Day weekend yet?   Want to give him something that he will never forget?  I have the perfect solution, Father’s Day weekend in Steamboat Springs. Well what father wouldn’t love a weekend of riding up the Gondola, biking or hiking the trails that make Mount Werner come alive during the…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on June 7, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Mardi Gras in Steamboat …

In its 2nd year, Steamboat’s Mardi Gras Festival kicks off today and includes 5 days of jammed packed fun and awesome events from free concerts, a parade and carnival activities to great food specials including Cajun BBQ, Crawfish Broil and more. The celebration kicks off this afternoon with Bourbon Street at The Bear featuring a sing-along Piano Bar duo.…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on February 17, 2012 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Celebrate in Grand Style …

Have you been to The Cabin located inside The Steamboat Grand lately?  If not, then you have definitely got to check it out.  The Cabin restaurant completed a major renovation this past summer adding a super cool bar.  I promise … it’s not the same old The Cabin Restaurant and Lounge anymore!



Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on January 1, 2012 at 10:01am — No Comments

Winter is on its way!

Take a look at what I woke up to this morning …

Isn’t that just amazing!  With summer and fall being such gorgeous times to be in Steamboat and Routt County, it’s tough this time of year knowing that winter is soon to follow.  But seeing all the snow this morning was just the reminder I needed on why…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on October 26, 2011 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Ready for some fun this weekend!

Ah … the work week is almost over.  I’m definitely ready for some fun this weekend!  And, with nothing but blue skies in the forecast, it’s a great weekend to do just that … unwind and have a little fun!  Not to mention, Steamboat’s loaded with 2 very special events including the 8th annual Steamboat Wine Festival and the 2nd annual Ride 4 Yellow. 


All weekend long, the Wine Festival offers tastes and temptations for everyone.  Of course, the delicious food and the…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on August 5, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Hanging poolside at The Steamboat Grand …

With Thursday being such an absolutely gorgeous day and temperatures reaching 80 degrees, I figured there’s no place better to spend the afternoon than poolside at the hotel – definitely a much better choice than in my office!  So while my boss was in a meeting that afternoon, I shut the door to my office, grabbed my shades and headed to the pool.  One delicious grilled shrimp Caesar salad and a “few” fresh margaritas from…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on June 24, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments

What Mothers Really Want for Mother’s Day …

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8th.  Deciding on a gift for your Mom can be difficult at best.  If you haven’t decided how you’re going to celebrate your Mom for Mother’s Day, then I hope this blog can provide some insight to just exactly what a Mother really wants for Mother’s Day. 



Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on May 5, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

What’s happening in Steamboat this weekend?

Looking for something to do this weekend?  Well, Steamboat is the place for you and this weekend kicks off with a mighty one-two punch in the fight against cancer!  The Inaugural Ski 4 Yellow event, a fundraiser supporting the LIVESTRONG Foundation and Steamboat's 4 Yellow Foundation, is a chance to ski and ride with Olympians and professional athletes on some of the best terrain in North America – right here in…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on March 25, 2011 at 3:53pm — No Comments

St. Patrick’s Day and more in the ‘Boat …

St. Patrick’s Day is this Thursday and if you’re looking for some great Irish grub, then look no further.  The Cabin restaurant is featuring a traditional Irish dinner with, of course, corned beef and cabbage.  There’s also Irish stew, shepherd’s pie and homemade soda bread on the menu.  Hmm … hmm … I can’t wait for Thursday!  But you can’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without Guinness beer and The Cabin will be offering…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on March 15, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Mardi Gras in Steamboat …

Growing up not far from New Orleans I always thought the best and only place to celebrate Mardi Gras was, of course, in New Orleans.  However, this year, I’m celebrating Mardi Gras in true Steamboat fashion – a five-day celebration including free concerts, a parade, Cajun BBQ, beer festival, food and drink specials, carnival activities, contests and much, much more. 


And the…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on March 4, 2011 at 5:35pm — No Comments

2011 Family Development Center Casino Night

Feeling lucky this weekend?  Then mark your calendar for the Family Development Center’s Casino Night this Saturday, February 26th in The Steamboat Grand’s ballroom from 7:30-11:00 pm.


Casino Night, a tradition since the late 1980s, is an action packed evening of casino-style gaming including blackjack, roulette and craps.  There’s also a silent auction with really, great items to bid on.  (See the list of items at…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on February 25, 2011 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Valentine’s Weekend at the Mountain!

Are you the type of person who waits until the last minute on Valentine’s?  Every year, do you rush off to the store just before they close so you can buy the last dozen of picked over roses?  Then, I am here to help and offer advice on how you can score some major points with your significant other - not just for Valentine’s Day but for the entire Valentine’s weekend! 


First of all,…


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on February 11, 2011 at 3:18pm — No Comments

The DeSo Foundation

February may have started on a very, very cold note this week: 36 degrees below to be exact!  But thank goodness there’s more snow and warmer (at least above zero) temperatures on the way for this weekend.  That’s perfect weather for hitting the slopes especially with over 260 inches of Champagne powder® snow that’s already fallen here in Steamboat. …


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on February 4, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Wow … The snow is truly amazing!

For one reason or the other (I’ll spare you all the details), I haven’t made it out on the mountain in over 2 weeks.  I decided I would go yesterday and OMG it was truly amazing.  Thank goodness I took lots of photos because I can’t put into words how great the conditions are. …


Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on January 22, 2011 at 7:41am — No Comments

MusicFest is back with Corb Lund and Jack Ingram!

MusicFest is back this year for six rockin’ days and more than 50 shows with the finest Texas & Americana music!  Now in its 26th year, MusicFest draws thousands of ski-lovin', music-lovin' folks to Steamboat each January to hear 40 bands including both legends and rising talents alike!



Added by Steamboat Grand Concierge on January 7, 2011 at 5:38pm — No Comments


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