2016 Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival Schedule

103rd Anual Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival Schedule

Wednesday, February 3rd

5:30 P.M.            Opening Ceremonies- Honoring the Winter Carnival Queen, the Little Princesses and the Grand Marshals; Location: Olympian Hall, Howelsen Lodge.

6:00-8:00 P.M.    Speed and Flight Night Ski Jumping- Learn to jump under the lights; Location: Howelsen Hill.

Thursday, February 4th

5:00 P.M.             Cross-Country Obstacle Race- A fun and challenging race for Nordic Skiers; Location: Howelsen Hill.

5:30-6:30 P.M.    Parent-Child Duals- Race head to head with your favorite Parent or Child. Choose between GS style or Dual Moguls; Location: Howelsen Hill     

5:00-6:00 P.M.     Air Jam and Terrain Park Session- Watch Athletes from the Winter Sports Club show off and launch into the Air Bag and style out in the Terrain Park; Location: Howelsen Hill

6:00-9:00           S'More Family Fun Party- Enjoy an evening of fun and activities, family style chili and a party taking place under the big white tent. Cost $10 per Adult/$5 for kids 12 and under.

7:00-9:00           Dual GS Ski Race- Come Race head to head and see if you are the fastest in the land; Location: Howelsen Hill.

Friday, February 5th

10:00 A.M.          Christy Sports Soda Pop Slalom- Fun Race, open to everyone in the 5th grade or under 10 program.

Pre Registration is required at the the Winter Sports Club office.

1:30-3:00 P.M.   Ski Jumping Jamboree- An enjoyable time for the kids to take to the Bump Jump and 20 Meter Jump and try their skills at ski flying fun.

 Open to the public, registration is required.

4:30-6:30 P.M.    Community Tubing Party- Come experience the thrill of flying down the tubing hill. Free fun for the entire family with Carnival Button.

4:30-6:30 P.M.    Nordic Jumping Expo- Local Sports Club athletes jump the 20, 30, 45, 75 and 100 meter. 

6:00-8:00 P.M.    Wheels Dual Slalom Bike Race- Always Entertaining head to head bike race on the face of Howelsen Hill.

7:00-12:00 A.M.  The Soiree, Steamboat Style- Kick off the 103rd Carnival in Style. An evening of fun, food, libations and music from Loose Change. 

 Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 970-879-0695 or www.sswsc.tix.com.

Saturday, February 6th

8:00-11:00 A.M.   Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast-Yum! Hosted by the Knights of Columbus, the perfect way to start your Carnival day.

 Donations accepted. Location, Holy Name Church, 524 Oak Street.

8:00 A.M.           100 Meter Nordic Sprint- Who is the fastest on skinny skis?  Male and Female divisions.

9:00-Noon        Street Events- The most popular and always entertaining show featuring kids on skis, being pulled by horses. A Must See!

1:00 P.M.           Pro Alpine Jumping Qualification-Ski Jumping at it's finest. Participants launch of the big hill in alpine gear for glory.

6:15-6:45 P.M.  SSWSC Expo- Athletes demonstrate their skills in all disciplines.

7:00 P.M.          Night Extravaganza-  An Evening full of entertainment at the Historic Howelsen Hill, featuring the lighted man and the State's greatest fireworks display.

Sunday, February 7th

9:00 -Noon      Street Events- The most popular and always entertaining show featuring kids on skis, being pulled by horses. A Must See!

11:30 P.M.        Diamond Hitch Parade- End the 103rd Winter Carnival in Style and watch the world's only marching band on skis. The diamond hitch parade consists of a rope tied in the shape of one or more diamonds. Each entry travels the parade route on snow being pulled by horses, tractors, or even snow cats. Always entertaining and full of laughs.



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