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March Family Events in The ‘Boat

No matter the season, no matter the weather, there’s always something fun happening in Steamboat Springs! Whether you and your young companions want to hit the slopes, explore downtown, or do something a little more luxurious, Steamboat’s packed calendar of events has something for every family.

Here at The Astrid, we like to help family-focussed vacationers, like you, make unforgettable memories with your youngest family members, from tiny babies to adventurous teens. That’s why we’ve curated this list of the best family events in Steamboat Springs this March.


Family Friendly Opera Event

What: Colorado Mountain College presents ‘Brundibár’, a charming tale which tells the story of two children whose plan to help their sick mother pits them against an evil organ-grinder. This remarkable performance features a rousing musical score by Hans Krása, and is suitable for older children with their families.

Where: The Allbright Auditorium at Colorado Mountain College

When: March 16, 2024 6p.m. – 7p.m. and Sunday March 17, 2024 10a.m. – 11:45a.m.

Price: $15 per adult, children under 12 are free


Youth Storytelling Slam Event

What: Professional actors will be performing the creative works of local youth. This event is the culmination of an 8-week after-school creative writing program, the only after school writing program for our Yampa Valley young creatives.

Where: Library Hall at the Bud Werner Library

When: March 14th at 6p.m.

Price: Free

Steamboat Baby Group Event

What: A friendly education and networking group for parents/caregivers and their child aged newborn to 12 months.

Where: Discovery Learning Center

When: Every Tuesday at 11a.m. – 12:30p.m. from March through July

Price: Free

STARS Mountain Challenge Event

What: The STARS Mountain Challenge is a community celebration to raise funds to allow the incredible non-profit, Steamboat STARS, to offer life-changing programs that promote independence, self-esteem, and a healthy lifestyle for people with disabilities. Team up with your family to complete a number of challenges on the mountain, and earn points along the way!

Where: STARS Ranch and STARS Basecamp Office

When: Welcome party on Friday March 8 at 5:30p.m. at the STARS Ranch. The challenge begins on Saturday March 9 at 7:20.a.m. at the STARS Basecamp Office, followed by an awards ceremony at 2p.m. at Gravity Haus.

Price: Tickets start at $45.00 for the mini challenge, and $80.00 for the full mountain challenge. You’ll also need to purchase a lift ticket to participate.

Family-Friendly Music Concerts

What: Families across Colorado are excited for the 2024 Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concerts series, which will see a range of lively musicians performing unforgettable shows completely for free! Not only can your family enjoy music, but also the broad range of amenities available at Steamboat Square.

Where: The stage at Steamboat Square

When: March 9, 16, 23, 30, and April 6, 13 at 3:30p.m.

Price: Free

Art Event at Steamboat Art Museum

What: You and your kids can try your hand at a new artistic technique at this “Try Me Day” at the remarkable Steamboat Art museum. This museum is a favorite among families for it’s interactive events and child-friendly art exhibits.

Where: Steamboat Art Museum

When: March 8, 3:30p.m.

Price: Free

Wild West Event at Steamboat Art Museum

What: Join the staff and guest educators from Yampatika to discover animal facts about the Wild West Exhibit, at the Family Night at The Museum event. You and your kids can enjoy hands-on art projects, explore wildlife education and games, and enter to win prizes.

Where: Steamboat Art Museum

When: March 7, 5p.m.

Price: Free


Easter Event in Steamboat Springs

What: Steamboat Christian Centre is hosting a family-friendly Easter Extravaganza, including a giant egg hunt with 20,000 Easter eggs, big prizes, face painting, and some surprises!

Where: Howelsen Ice Rink parking lot

When: March 30

Price: Free

Tennis Event for Preschoolers

What: At the Tiny Tots tennis classes, 3-5 year olds, with their trusted adults, will play fun games while learning basic agility, balance, and coordination skills.

Where: Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball

When: Every Wednesday in March at 4p.m.

Price: $25 per session


Family-Friendly Events All Year Round

It’s no secret that Steamboat Springs is a remarkable vacation destination for families. Not only is it a child-friendly ski destination, but it’s an enchanting town full of exciting activities for people of all ages

The locals here in Steamboat love sharing their events and traditions with visitors, especially families with children. At The Astrid, we pride ourselves on staying up-to-date with local family-friendly events, and handpicking the very best ones to share with our exclusive community.

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