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Family Friendly Events in Steamboat Springs, June 2024

As the sun shines its warm rays over Steamboat Springs, this charming mountain town is a-buzz with an array of family friendly summer events. Everything from exhilarating outdoor adventures, to tranquil afternoons exploring nature, to heart-pumping live music events, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect event for your family.

With a variety of kids summer camps, a plethora of watersports, and the best picnic spots this side of the Rocky Mountains, you and your kids will never be stuck for what to do next.

Here at The Astrid, we want to ensure that your family can make the most of Steamboat Springs in every season, no matter if it’s snowing or scorching hot. Why? Because Steamboat Springs is the kind of place that you’ll want to return to again and again. A simple souvenir from your first vacation won’t be enough to satisfy your desire to come back!

So, pack your sunscreen, and head downtown to explore the best family friendly events in Steamboat Springs this June.


Outdoor Movie Night

Outdoor movie night poster

What: Perfect for older kids, teens, and adults who want to shake up their usual routine… Mythology Distillery invites your family to enjoy live music followed by a classic 80s movie, The Goonies, displayed on a 24 foot screen under the stars in the distillery’s Whiskey Garden. Fill up on tamales, tacos, soup dumplings, and delicious satay. Don’t forget to bring a blanket to stay warm as the evening cools.

Where: 2875 Elk River Rd, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: June 27th 2024, 5:30 p.m. for live music, 7:30 p.m. for the movie


Stories in the Garden

A baby holding a book in the grass

What: Every Friday during the summer, a storyteller from the Bud Werner Memorial Library will read wonderful garden-themed stories, followed by engaging hands-on activities at the children’s area in Yampa River Botanic Park. This event is perfect for children ages 0-7, along with their parents or caregivers. Participation is free, but space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Where: Yampa River Botanic Park, 1000 Pamela Ln, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: Every Friday during the summer, 10 a.m. 


Cornhole Sundays

Cornhole Sundays poster

What: Snow Bowl might be known for its exciting bowling facilities and dog-friendly events, but this summer is all about cornhole! Teams of two, of all ages, are welcome to compete in this classic outdoor game.

Where: 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: Every Sunday, June 23rd – September 1st 2024, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.


BBQ Picnics and Live Music

Saturday burger poster with a smiling man

What: Saturdays in Steamboat Springs are made for burgers on the grill! Head to Snow Bowl every Saturday this summer for live music and all day BBQ picnics with your family.

Where: 2090 Snow Bowl Plaza, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: Every Saturday during the summer from June 8th, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Kids Disco

Kids Disco poster

What: Families of all ages are invited to enjoy a morning of bubbles, face-painting, and non-stop dancing. Grown-ups can grab a cup of joe, served by Seed House Coffee. Put on your glad-rags and join in the fun!

Where: Steamboat Social Club, 1103 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO, 80487

When: June 22nd 2024, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.


Pioneer Days

Three children dressed in pioneer clothing

What: Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum team at the historic Mesa School for an afternoon packed with pioneer activities for kids over five years old. You and your little ones will get to experience life as a pioneer from within a turn-of-the-century one-room schoolhouse. It’s the closest thing to a time machine you’ll experience this summer! Reservations are required.

Where: 33985 Hwy 40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: June 20th, July 2nd, July 17th, and August 12th, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.


Yampa River Walk

A bench and bridge along the Yampa River Core Trail

What: Gather your family for a gentle one mile walk along the Yampa River Core Trail guided by an expert Naturalist from Yampatika. Enjoy vibrant wildflowers, luscious trees, remarkable birds, and diverse wildlife.

Where: 925 Weiss Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: Weekly on Tuesdays, June 18th – August 27th 2024, meet at 8:45 a.m. the walk will conclude at 10 a.m.


Fairy Garden House Contest

A fairy house at the Yampa River Botanic Park

What: All little fairies and elves are invited to the Yampa River Botanic Park’s annual Fairy Garden House in the Children’s Garden. Kids can build their own fairy garden houses and enter them into the contest for a chance to win exciting prizes. The fairy houses will be showcased in the Fairy Garden Village all summer long.

Where: Yampa River Botanic Park, 1000 Pamela Lane, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: June 14th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Flip Flop Fete

Poster for the flip flop fete with a graphic of two flip flops

What: Pack your family’s swimsuits and head on down to Old Town Hot Springs for the fifth annual Flip Flop Fete. Nothing says ‘summer’ quite like spending an evening with your loved ones enjoying live entertainment, delicious food, and raising money for a good cause. Funds raised will be put towards ‘It’s in the Water’, a capital campaign to raise $10 million for the reconstruction and improvement of the lap pool and kiddie play area.

Where: Old Town Hot Springs, 136 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: June 13th, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Olympic Heritage Tour

Olympian Erin Simmons Nemec stands with her sign on the sunshine olympian trail

What: If Steamboat’s reputation as ‘the land of 100 Olympians’ has captured the imagination of your kids, then this heritage tour with Olympian Ben Berend is perfect for your family. This free tour through Steamboat Springs will reveal the tale of the town’s remarkable Olympic legacy and Berend’s personal athletic journey.

Where: Meet at the entrance of Howelsen Hill Lodge, 845 Howelsen Parkway, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

When: Every Tuesday, June 11th – September 10th, meet at 9 a.m.


Farmers Market

A flower stall at a farmers market

What: The iconic FM Light & Sons presents The Main Street Steamboat Farmers Market. This vibrant summer market features 150 vendors offering everything you need to prepare a gourmet meal for your family. From high-quality meats to fresh vegetables, all sold by local artisans, this market makes for the perfect day out for foodies and families alike.

Where: Located on Yampa Street between 5th and 8th streets, CO 80487

When: Every Saturday, June 8th – September 21st, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.


A Family-Friendly Summer in Steamboat Springs

Here in Steamboat the locals have a saying, “Come for the winters, stay for the summers.” At The Astrid, we believe the allure of Steamboat Springs goes one step further. Come for the winters, stay for the summers, then return again and again for exhilarating adventures in every season.

You and your family can make the most of Steamboat this June by enjoying a variety of family-friendly events. Every month in Steamboat Springs is full of endless fun for vacationers of all ages.

Here at The Astrid, we’re passionate about helping you to embrace the family-friendly wonders this town has to offer, so that you can create precious memories with your loved ones season after season. We’re creating an idyllic retreat where families and guests can enjoy exceptional service, abundant opportunities for adventure, and the extraordinary beauty of the Rocky Mountains in every season. 

Repeat vacations to Steamboat Springs will be a hassle-free experience, thanks to your very own home-away-from-home situated at the foot of Mount Werner.

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