Steamboat All Arts Festival

Fri. Aug. 8, 2014 - Sun. Aug. 17, 2014

12:00 PM

Various locations, Steamboat Springs

6th Annual Steamboat All Arts Festival

Indulge in the delights of all your senses at the Steamboat All Arts Festival, where symphonic sounds fill the mountain air, culinary delights ignite the taste buds and visual creations burst with color and originality in the mountain town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

A collaborative two-week event, the All Arts Festival encompasses the rich culture of Steamboat’s visual, music, dance, culinary and performance arts whilst featuring nationally-renowned artists in an idyllic mountain setting. Take a free master opera class, listen to cowboy jazz or bluegrass, enjoy tapas and wine pairings, or browse the Yampa Art Stroll during this eclectic affair.

All Arts Festival

If you enjoy the arts, this event in Steamboat combines all facets of arts and culture into one festival. The Steamboat All Arts Festival is a collaborative event including the Emerald City Opera, Piknik Theatre performances, the Yampa Art Stroll, Strings Music Festival performances, the Bud Werner Library Sketchbook Project and new to 2014, Art Steamboat.

Call for Entries

Art Steamboat

New for 2014, a juried art show will showcase the works of top-tier 2-D artists in a five state area with a $10,000 prize going to the winning artist. Thirty finalists will be selected from submissions by a professional jury. The thirty pieces will be displayed in art galleries and alternative venues in Steamboat Springs and will capture the sophisticated tastes of patrons throughout the All Arts Festival.

Apply for Art Steamboat

Yampa Art Stroll

The two week long event is anchored by the Yampa Art Stroll, a juried display of art vendors lining the Promenade at the base of Steamboat Ski Area. The event attracts thousands of visitors with an eye for a variety of art mediums. Interactions are the driving force behind the strong sales the Art Stroll is known for. A winning artist will also be chosen by the local jury to receive $500.

Apply for Yampa Art Stroll

Lodging Special

Check back for information on lodging specials and packages during the two weeks of Steamboat All Arts Festival.

2014 Schedule of Events

See below for the variety of visual, performance, and culinary events taking place around the Steamboat All Arts Festival. See individual event listings for information on ticket purchase.

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Friday, August 8

9:30 a.m. - noon  Children's Theater Workshops - Piknik Theatre, Depot Art Center
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Piknik Theatre, Yampa River Botanic Park
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Jesse Cook, Strings Music Pavilion

Saturday, August 9

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Piknik Theatre, Yampa River Botanic Park
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Emily Bear Jazz Trio, Strings Music Pavilion

Sunday, August 10

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  ‘Dido and Aeneas’ presented by the Opera Artist Institute; Julie Harris Theatre at Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Piknik Theatre, Yampa River Botanic Park

Monday, August 11

9:30 a.m. - noon  Children’s Theater Workshops – Piknik Theatre, Depot Art Center

Tuesday, August 12

9:30 a.m. - noon  Children’s Theater Workshops – Piknik Theatre, Depot Art Center
Noon to 1:00 p.m.  Arias Concert presented by the Emerald City Opera, Yampa River Botanic Park

Wednesday, August 13

9:30 a.m. - noon  Children’s Theater Workshops – Piknik Theatre, Depot Art Center
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Piknik Theatre, Yampa River Botanic Park
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Bruce Hornsby, Strings Music Pavilion
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Sketchbook Project Founder, Steven Peterman presentation, Bud Werner Memorial Library

Thursday, August 14

9:30 a.m. - noon  Children’s Theater Workshops – Piknik Theatre, Depot Art Center
Noon - 1:00 p.m.  Strings Music on the Green, Yampa River Botanic Park
2:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Visit the mobile Sketchbook Library, Bud Werner Memorial Library
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Piknik Theatre, Yampa River Botanic Park

All Arts Festival Entertainment

Friday August 15, 2014

9:30 a.m. - noon  Children’s Theater Workshops – Piknik Theatre, Depot Art Center
Noon - 8:00 p.m.  Yampa Art Stroll, Steamboat Ski Area Promenade
Noon - 4:00 p.m.  Visit the mobile Sketchbook Library, Bud Werner Memorial Library
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Conductor’s Workshop presented by Emerald City Opera, Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Art Steamboat awards ceremony and art sale; Steamboat Ski Area Stage
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Piknik Theatre, Yampa River Botanic Park
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  ‘Falstaff’ presented by the Emerald City Opera; Steamboat Springs High School

Saturday August 16

9:00 a.m. - noon  Conductor’s Workshop presented by Emerald City Opera, Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Yampa Art Stroll, Steamboat Ski Area Promenade
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Conductor’s Workshop presented by Emerald City Opera, Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School and & Camp
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Piknik Theatre, Yampa River Botanic Park
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Asleep at the Wheel, Strings Music Pavilion
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. ‘Dido and Aeneas’ presented by the Opera Artist Institute; Julie Harris Theatre at Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camper

Sunday August 17 2014

10:00 a.m. - noon  Conductor’s Workshop presented by Emerald City Opera, Perry Mansfield Arts School and Camp
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Yampa Art Stroll, Steamboat Ski Area Promenade
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Conductor’s Workshop presented by Emerald City Opera, Perry Mansfield Arts School and Camp
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  ‘Falstaff’ presented by the Emerald City Opera; Steamboat Springs High School
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Piknik Theatre, Yampa River Botanic Park

View the full calendar of events for the weeks of All Arts Festival by clicking on the link below.

Full Calendar


For more information on the arts and culture in Steamboat Springs, please visit our Arts and Entertainment page for details on the arts community, year-round performances, venues and much more.

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