September 16-17, 2016

Presented by Resort Group

Visit Steamboat Springs for a fabulous weekend of Oktoberfest traditions, including Rocky Mountain beer, local food specialties and festivities unique to Steamboat Springs.

The weekend kicks off on Friday, with the Beer Stroll, a pub crawl through historic downtown with stops at restaurants for beer tastings. Saturday’s event, Beer Garden and Beef Cook-off at the Steamboat Mountain Village, with live music from the Young Dubliners. Purchase tickets in advance for any of the weekend events.



Friday Night Beer Stroll

Friday September 16th downtown Steamboat Springs, 4-8pm

Meet at The Chief Theater to kick-off the weekend of beer tasting!  Stroll through historic downtown Steamboat Springs with your event mug and try out all the beers available at the participating restaurants.  Each stop on the stroll will offer a specialty beer on tap for you to taste.  Ticket for Beer stroll includes mug and 2 tastings at each of the participating restaurants.  Must be 21 or over to join in.



Beef Cook-off and Beer Garden

Saturday, September 17th at the Steamboat Mountain Village, 2-6pm

BEEF, BEER and Steamboat!  I Love Beef Cook Off and Beer Garden takes place on Saturday at Gondola Plaza from 2-6pm.  The Beer Garden will feature over 45 Rocky Mountain Brewers, each sampling 2 kinds of brew! Enjoy live music from The Young Dubliners as you dip your feet in the creek.  Take the kids along to enjoy the Coca-Cola adventure zone.  Steamboat Restaurants will be serving up their very best beef in hopes of winning your vote for the best beef in town.Ticket for the Beef Cook-off includes entrance to taste beef dishes prepared by Steamboat restaurants.  Sample beef from all the contestants and cast your vote for your favorite.Ticket for the Beer Garden includes  a mug and unlimited tastes of beer.  Responsible drinking only.   Must be 21 or over to join in.

The Gondola opens from 10am – 4pm and one GONDOLA ticket is good for the whole weekend of riding. The kids will have a blast at the Coca-Cola Adventure Zone, enjoy a 50% discount on the activities for the day, open 11am – 5pm. Try out the Water Wakerz, Ropes Course and the all-time favorite, Slingshot Bungee Jump!


2016 OktoberWest Tickets

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Don’t forget… 


  • Please leave your dogs at home
  • Please walk, bike or ride the free bus to and from the events!
  • All events happen rain or shine.
*Must be 21 years or older to attend the Beer Garden.