Steamboat OktoberWest 2017

September 14th-15th









2017 Beef Tasting Winners

Sample Colorado Beef from Steamboat’s finest restaurants! Each chef has their chance to win your vote for best beef brisket. Attendees will taste dishes from each restaurant, so come hungry and meet Steamboat’s chefs!

Steamboat OktoberWest

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 Afrolicious. Purchase tickets in advance for any of the weekend events.

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Friday Night Beer Stroll

Meet at The Chief Theater to kick-off the weekend of beer tasting! Stroll through historic downtown Steamboat Springs with your event mug 2 tastings at each of 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.

Participating restaurants: Salt & Lime Burrito Bar, Schmiggity’s, Old Town Pub, High 5, Tap House, BARley, Dude & Dan’s, Back Door Burger, O’Neil’s, Steamboat Smoke House, Mountain Tap, Cuginos, Scratch, Noodles & More, Beau Jo’s, Double Z, Vaqueros, Phenomenal Falafel, Cantina, Johnny B’s, Moose Knuckles, Steamboat Coffee House, Chief Theater, Carl’s Tavern

Beef Cook-off and Beer Garden

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 Afrolicious 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.
  • On Saturday September 16, visit the main ticket office to purchase a daily pass for 50% off that includes a scenic gondola ride and unlimited access to the Coca-Cola Adventure Zone. Be sure to try out the new Outlaw Mountain Coaster, Maverick Mini Golf, Ropes Course and Rock Wall and the all-time favorite Slingshot Bungee Jump.

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