- Bald Eagle Lake to view the launch
- Free to the public
- More than 40 balloons ride the sky
Overview: Rainbow Weekend in Steamboat Springs features many events perfect for the whole family. In particular, the Balloon Rodeo and Art In The Park are the favorite highlights that draw the most crowds. The Balloon Rodeo is an amazing event that takes place early in the morning and boasts more than 40 hot air balloons. The balloons take off in the morning and float over the valley. When you see all the colorful dots against the sky and mountains, you'll understand why the event is so popular with photographers. Each year they produce many photos that are then duplicated and available around town. The rodeo part of the event involves each balloonist piloting against difficult obstacles.
When: A two-day event in mid-July.
Where: Bald Eagle Lake to view the launch
Fees: Free to the public
Details: Every year admission and parking are free on Saturday and Sunday morning. Vendors selling souvenirs, coffee, and breakfast food can be found in the launch field. Anyone can take pictures and watch the pilots as they take off.
Click Here to visit the official event website.
Event Phone Number: (970) 875-7005