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Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 6:00am to Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 9:30am
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Bald Eagle Lake, 35565 South Highway 40

36th Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo & 43rd Annual Art in the Park

The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo and Art in the Park events offer artistry and color both on canvases and in the air making this weekend a staple of Steamboat Springs, Colorado in the summertime.

Hot Air Balloon Rodeo

Get to the launch grounds early to see the balloons inflate and enjoy this wonderful photography opportunity.

The rodeo portion of the event consists of fun contests like dipping into Bald Eagle Lake and since balloon pilots can be pretty competitive, you’re guaranteed a good show.

Saturday, July 8th

6 a.m.  Launch field opens and transportation begins from the Meadows parking lot. No public parking at the event. No dogs are allowed due to balloon hazards.
6 a.m.  Balloon Inflation, Bald Eagle Lake
6:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Balloon Rodeo, Bald Eagle Lake
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Art in the Park, West Lincoln Park
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Farmers Market, Downtown Steamboat
7:00 p.m. Emily Bear Trio, Strings Music Pavilion
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo Series, Brent Romick Arena
8:15 - 9 p.m.  Balloon Glow, Gondola Base Area

Sunday, July 9th

6 a.m.  Launch field opens and transportation begins from the Meadows parking lot. No public parking at the event. No dogs are allowed due to balloon hazards. 
6 a.m.  Balloon Inflation, Bald Eagle Lake
6:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Balloon Rodeo, Bald Eagle Lake
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Art in the Park, West Lincoln Park

Photo courtesy of: Steamboat Chambers Website