Night Extravaganza. Yes, Seriously

Steamboat Winter Carnival - Night

One of the most amazing winter carnivals, hands-down, no-doubt, bet-your-season-pass is Steamboat Springs’ Winter Carnival. It’s coming up Feb 6-10. Do. Not. Miss. It. And when you get there, be sure to put on some warm socks, fill a thermos with some piping hot <ahem> cocoa, and head out for a night at the signature event, the Night Extravaganza.

Steamboat Winter Carnival

The word extravaganza is a tough word to live up to, and most events which bear this descriptor fall short. Not the case in Steamboat. As I was researching the events I’d cover for Colorado Ski Country USA, I was skeptical. Marching band on skis? Yanking kids around behind horses? Old men in fur coats shooting rifles within city limits? Honestly I was more interested in going skiing in Steamboat’s world-famous trees. But then I arrived in Steamboat, saw for myself just how special it was, and became an instant believer.

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