Fourth of July events in Routt County |

Fourth of July events in Routt County

Stacey Gibbons high-fives spectators as she rides a unicycle down Lincoln Avenue during Steamboat Springs' 2011 Fourth of July Parade. This year's parade starts at 10 a.m. Friday in downtown Steamboat.

■ Pancake breakfast — Ladies Aid Hall in Yampa, 7 to 10:30 a.m.

Proceeds benefit Soroco girls basketball. Yampa.

■ Pancake Breakfast — Little Toots Park, 7 to 10 a.m.

The annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast by the Steamboat Springs Lions Club. Proceeds stay local and fund projects such as scholarships and optical care. 12th and Yampa streets.

■ Fourth of July parade — Hahn's Peak Village, 10 a.m.

Entrants and spectators are needed.

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■ Nordic combined roller ski race — downtown Steamboat Springs, 9:15 a.m.

Race on Lincoln Avenue before Fourth of July parade.

■ Steamboat Sprint 400-yard dash — downtown Steamboat Springs, 9:40 a.m.

Registration starts at 9 a.m. Race starts at Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue and ends at Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue. $5 per racer. Divisions include Male 41+, Female 41+, Male 17 to 40, Female 17 to 40, Male 11 to 16, Female 11 to 16, Male 10 and younger, and Female 10 and younger. 970-871-7055.

■ Fourth of July parade — Hahn's Peak Village, 10 a.m.

Entrants and spectators are needed.

■ Fourth of July parade — downtown Steamboat Springs, 10 a.m.


■ Art on the Mountain — Gondola Square, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Local and visiting artisans bring a great variety of their work to display and sell at the base of Steamboat Ski Area. FREE.

■ Pioneer Day Block Party — Tread of Pioneers Museum, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Concert, $3 Routt beer floats. FREE admission. 970-879-2214. 800 Oak St.

■ Ski Jumping Extravaganza — Howelsen Hill, 11 a.m.

First round elimination jump at 11 a.m. Final elimination jump at noon. FREE. 845 Howelsen Parkway.

■ Strawberry sundaes fundraiser — United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

After the parade. This yearly activity is sponsored by Missions committee and all proceeds will benefit a local mission need. Sandy Spiegel at 970-846-5146 or email Eighth and Oak Streets.

■ Yampa Fourth of July parade — downtown Yampa, 1 p.m.

Line up at River Park before noon.

■ Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series — Brent Romick Rodeo Arena, 7:30 p.m.

Events include team roping, bronc riding, clowns, barrel racing and bull riding. Barbecue starts at 6 p.m. and live entertainment goes on at 6:15 p.m. FREE for children 6 and younger, $15 for youths ages 7 to 15, $25 for adults. 970-879-1818 or 401 River Road.

■ Fourth of July fireworks show — Howelsen Hill, 9 p.m.


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