Cardboard Classic

Apr 13, 2024

The Cardboard Classic, Steamboat's traditional rite of spring returns to the Steamboat Resort for the 42nd year. This wild and hilarious race features homemade cardboard crafts, constructed only from cardboard, glue, string, water based paint, duct tape, masking tape, balloons and other decorations, racing down Stampede to a hysterical finish. These ingenious creations make for an event not to be missed.


  • 10:00am – 11:00am: Registration & Check-In (Participants must check in at the Steamboat Tent in Steamboat Square)
  • 11:00am – 11:30am: Cardboard D'Elegance/Judging
  • 11:30am: 17 & under race begins followed by 18+ race
  • Award Ceremony will follow the end of race

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Steamboat Springalicious Festival

Apr 1 - Apr 14, 2024

Incredible Colorado bluebird sunny days, hilarious and fun events and a boatload of snow mean spring will shine a whole lot brighter in Steamboat-Ski Town, U.S.A.®. Steamboat celebrates the close of the winter season with a weeklong festival, including Springalicious festivities, fun events such as the Cardboard Classic and Splashdown Pond Skim and FREE music concerts.


Click here for a full schedule of Steamboat Events

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