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Posted on: July 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Art in the Park Brings Closures & Restrictions For Weekend

Art in the Park NewsFlash

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-July 6, 2022-The 49th Annual Art in the Park offers artistry and color both on canvases and in the park this weekend in Steamboat Springs. The event will also bring lane closures and other restrictions to city streets on Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 10.

One lane of eastbound US Highway 40 (aka Lincoln Avenue) at West Lincoln Park will be closed for event set up from 10am until 3pm on Friday, July 8. The same closure returns on Sunday, July 10 from 3:30pm to 7pm for event tear down. In addition, the Stockbridge Transit Center will be used for vendor packet and pass pick up, so anticipate extra volume in this area on Friday. 

No parking is available on Lincoln Avenue west of 13th Street as well as on 13th Street from Lincoln Avenue to Gilpin Street. Bud Werner Library patrons will have access to the library parking lot as well as additional on-street parking on the south side of Lincoln Avenue from the bus stop to 12th Street for library business. In addition, motorists will see parking restrictions around the event and should anticipate heavy pedestrian traffic in this area. Please use caution, slow down and follow event staff instructions.

Dogs: No dogs allowed at Art in the Park
Steamboat Springs Animal Control reminds owners it is illegal to leave a dog unattended on public property, whether or not the dog is secured by a leash, cord or chain. In addition, with the increase in temperatures, do not leave your animal in a vehicle or an uncovered bed of a truck when the temperature is 70 degree or above. It doesn’t take long to turn your vehicle into a hot box and rolling down your windows or parking in the shade is not enough. 

All three instances (Animal Tied Up Unattended; Animal in Motor Vehicle and Uncovered Pick-Up Bed when Temperature Above 70°) are violations of the Steamboat Springs Municipal Code. For the welfare of pets, rescue and enforcement actions will be taken. 

Steamboat Springs Transit (SST) 
Event participants may use SST’s regular Red Line to reach West Lincoln Park, with the closest stops to the event at 13th Street for Mountain Bound and 11th Street for West Bound. If SST is not your first choice; then, spectators are encouraged to walk or ride their bikes along the Core Trail to the event.

Art in the Park is free to the public and features nearly 150 artist vendors, live entertainment, food vendors, and an interactive children’s art area. The event takes place from 9AM to 5PM on Saturday, July 9 and 9AM to 4PM on Sunday, July 10. The festival is located in West Lincoln Park, on the west end of downtown Steamboat Springs. 


Rachel Lundy, Special Events Coordinator, 970.871.8225 or email
Jennifer Good/Krista Amatuzio, Animal Control Officers, 970.879.4344
Tyler Kern, Transit Operations Supervisor, 970.879.3717 or email
Michael Lane, Communications Manager, 970.871.8220 or email

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