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Vendor Applications

Jul 11, 2020 to Jul 12, 2020

Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Application Information


Food or Merchant Vendor  12x12  12x24
Howelsen Hill  $150 $225
Howelsen Hill + Launch Site (Sat/Sun AM) $250 $325
Non Profit    
Howelsen Hill $100 $150
Howelsen Hill + Launch Site (Sat/Sun AM) $150 $200


For more information contact Krista DeHerrera, Event Director at 970-777-6133.

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Food Vendor

Two sales locations available:

Morning Launch Site - Bald Eagle Lake, Hwy 40 Steamboat Springs,...

$150.00 - $325.00

Merchant Vendor

Two sales locations:

Morning Launch Site - Bald Eagle Lake, Hwy 40 Steamboat Springs, CO

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$150.00 - $325.00


Two sales locations:

Morning Launch Site - Bald Eagle Lake, Hwy 40 Steamboat Springs, CO

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$100.00 - $200.00

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Event Summary

Thank you for your interest in the Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Rodeo. 

The festival is a tradition that has over 38 years of longevity. 

We welcome you to join us as a vendor at either or both of our two event locations:

  • The traditional morning "Balloon Launches" at  Bald Eagle Lake Saturday and Sunday
  • Howelsen Hill "Tunes & Balloons" Saturday


Event Details

Balloon Launch @ Bald Eagle Lake

Saturday, July 11 - 6:30 am to 10:00 am

Sunday, July 12 - 6:30 am to 10:00 am 

This is our official balloon launch location. We expect 5000+ folks to attend each morning. The event is free to the public. We welcome merchant vendors as well as food vendors to apply. No commercial/political display booths, please. 


Howelsen Hill "Tunes & Balloons"  - Balloon Glow & Live Music

Saturday, July 11 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We expect over 3000 people to attend live music and balloon glow in downtown Steamboat Springs. There will be kids' activities, a beer garden, live music, and fun. The event is free to the public. We welcome merchant vendors as well as food vendors to apply. No commercial/political display booths, please. 

For more information contact Krista DeHerrera, Event Director, at or call 970-777-6133.

CMNM Events
Refund Policy

No cancellations or refunds after July 1, 2020..

Terms & Conditions




  • Vendors are to keep their booth areas clean and attractive at all times.

  • Please provide your own booth or serving unit, tables and chairs.  

  • The event is held outside, so suitable protection from the sun, wind and rain is suggested.

  • There are no refunds for weather.

  • All tents must be anchored by at least 30lb weights on each corner post. Stakes will be allowed at Bald Eagle Lake only.

  • It is recommended that there be one other attendant at the booth to assist with unloading, set-up and strike.

  • Booth assignment is final and up to the sole discretion of Festival Director.

  • Food Vendors must comply with State of Colorado and Routt County Health Code Regulations.


  • Pets - no pets are allowed at the event.

  • Refunds - No refunds will be given in case of rain.  No refunds are given if vendor is expelled for not following rules and regulations of the event.  

  • Absolutely no refunds are given after June 1, 2019 for cancellation.

  • NSF check fees are an additional $25 to cover bank fees.

  • Taxes - VENDORS are required to collect sales tax. Howelsen HIll: 8.4% sales tax, 4.5% for City of Steamboat Springs, 1% for Routt County & 2.9% for State. Launch Site: 3.9% sales tax, 1% for Routt County and 2.9% for state. A list of all participants will be submitted to City of Steamboat Springs, Routt County and the State of Colorado for tax collection purposes. We will provide tax collection information and the website where you can submit following the event.

  • Liability - VENDOR PARTNER shall indemnify and hold CMNM/Steamboat Pilot and CMNM/Steamboat Pilot staff, festival sponsors and volunteers harmless from any claim or cause of action arising out of or in connection with the acts or omissions of VENDOR PARTNER under this Agreement, and shall reimburse CMNM/Steamboat Pilot for any costs, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees incurred in defense against any such claim in addition to any other remedy available to CMNM/Steamboat Pilot.

  • Loss or Theft - All work is displayed/sold at the risk of the VENDOR. The organizers of the event are not responsible for loss, theft or damage to any artwork, display facilities or person.

  • Resolution of Disputes - In the situation of a dispute arising in any manner as a result of, or in any way related to this Agreement, the parties hereto agree to submit the same to mediation and/or arbitration as a prerequisite to legal action. In the event arbitration or legal action is commenced, the prevailing party SHALL be rewarded reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs including arbitration fees incurred as a result of said dispute.

  • Agreement Modifications - No prior or present Agreements or representations shall be binding upon any of the parties hereto unless incorporated in the Agreement. No modifications or changes in the Agreement shall be valid or binding upon the parties unless in writing, executed by the parties to be bound hereto.

  • Violations - VENDOR PARTNER acknowledges that a breach of any of the terms of this Agreement may result in the termination of this Agreement and the preclusion of VENDOR PARTNER’s participation from CMNM/Steamboat Pilot without Participation Fee.

  • Governing Laws - This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado, and the health, sanitation and fire regulations of the city of Steamboat Springs  and Routt County.

  • Any participant not observing event rules will be subject to removal from the event, with all fees forfeited.  

  • Complaint Procedure: If a VENDOR has any complaints during event, please submit in writing the issue along with date and time to the Event Coordinator. Staff will convene within 2 hours of the submission and will provide a resolution promptly after deliberation.




Krista DeHerrera, Festival  Director 970-987-4214

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