December Events

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The holiday season is nearly upon us…

As the snow falls and the twinkle of lights illuminate the Steamboat sky, it’s hard to imagine a more magical time of year. There is truly no better place to ring in the holiday season than Steamboat Springs. Join as we celebrate some of our town’s most beloved holiday traditions and make some new traditions of your own.

Can’t Miss Events:

Holidays in the Rockies Artisan Market

December 7th

Join in on a wonderful Steamboat tradition and support local artisans at the Holidays in the Rockies Artisan Market at Strawberry Park Elementary School. Kick off the holiday season with gifts, live music, and a chance to meet Santa.

Visit with Santa

Each Saturday in December

Bundle up the kiddos and head downtown to the Bank of the West lawn to visit Santa in his workshop! Be sure to bring your camera to capture this magical moment.

Moonlight Snowshoe Tour

December 13th

What better way to a moonlit evening than a snowshoe tour? Hosted by Yampatika, this great event takes you on a 1.5-mile hike while guides share the history of Emerald Mountain.

Holiday Festival

December 22nd

Join the Steamboat community in Gondola Square as we celebrate the holiday season in true Steamboat fashion. Watch as Santa makes his grand entrance on horseback and meet his reindeer friends at his workshop. This great family event will also include cookie decorating, a stocking scramble, and live music by Face Vocal Band.

Snowshoe Tour & Holiday Brunch

December 25th

Spend a beautiful morning on a guided snowshoe tour a top the ski mountain. Following the tour, warm up in Hazie’s to enjoy this magnificent holiday and take in the breath taking views across the Yampa Valley.

Torchlight Parade & Firework Show

December 31st

Kick off the New Year (a little early) with your family in Gondola Square. Beginning at 5:30pm watch as the Steamboat Snow Sports School puts on an on-snow parade carrying torches. Following the parade, a fireworks display with light up the Steamboat sky.

For more information or tickets for these events please contact The Porches concierge.