Labor Day Weekend in Steamboat Springs

August 27th, 2014
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Steamboat's Wild West Air Fest, photo by Steamboat Today

The highlight of Labor Day Weekend is, and has been for the past 10 years, the Wild West Air Fest. Featuring features a vintage and warbird static aircraft display, classic cars, and kids’ activities, The Air Fest also features a new aerobatic show this year.  See the full weekend schedule below (complete with another favorite - the Rocky Mountain Bull Bash!).

Saturday, August 30th

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wild West Air Fest, Steamboat Airport
10:00 a.m.  Spot landing demo by the Piper Cub aircraft
10:00 a.m.  Presentation: ‘DUSTOFF: One Pilot’s Perspective’ by Nissa Brodman
11:00 a.m.  Tribute to the Troops, Steamboat Airport (including the Steamboat Springs CAP cadets honor guard, missing man formation in the air and skydivers)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Airshow with aerobatics performed by the Renegades, and Don Nelson in his Sukoi aircraft
1:00 p.m.  Presentation: ‘Flying a Single Engine Plane over 11,000 miles of ocean; You’ve got to be nuts!’ by Ian Runge
More events:
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Farmers Market, downtown Steamboat
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Downtown Sidewalk Sale, downtown Steamboat
12:00 p.m. Steamboat Stage Race (Saturday-Monday)

Sunday, August 31st

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Rocky Mountain Bull Bash, photo by Steamboat Chamber

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wild West Air Fest, Steamboat Airport
10:00 a.m.  Spot landing demo by the Piper Cub aircraft
10:00 a.m.  Presentation: ‘Flying a Single Engine Plane over 11,000 miles of ocean; You’ve got to be nuts!’ by Ian Runge
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Airshow with aerobatics performed by the Renegades, and Don Nelson in his Sukoi aircraft
1:00 p.m.  Presentation: ‘DUSTOFF: One Pilot’s Perspective’ by Nissa Brodman
More events:
6:00am XTERRA Triathlon, Bald Eagle Lake
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Downtown Sidewalk Sale, downtown Steamboat
10:00 a.m. 10k at 10,000 feet, Rabbit Ears Pass
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Chili Challenge, downtown Steamboat
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Rocky Mountain PBR Bull Bash, Romick Arena

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