All of us here in the 'boat are anxious for the summer festivities that remind us why we all love it here. Over the past couple of weekends, we had the Yampa River Festival and the Steamboat Marathon. The sun was shining and there were smiles on everyone's faces!

Some of the top contenders for the June summer lineup include:

Bike Week | June 10-14

Gondola Opening Day | June 11

Farmer's Market | June 13th and every Saturday during the summer

Sunset Happy Hours | June 18 and every Thursday during the summer

Mustang Roundup | June 18-21

Free Concert Series | June 19

Tri the Boat | June 27-28

More highlights of this summer so you can plan your visit...

Of course, everyone wants to get here for the 4th of July for the parades, cowboy roundup, ski jumping, art on the mountain and more.

The 34th Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo makes its appearance again at Bald Eagle Lake | July 11-12th.

Tour de Steamboat  | July 18th

Steamboat Wine Festival  | August 5-9th

USA Pro Challenge & Festivities | August 14-18

The fifth annual USA Pro Challenge will return to Steamboat Springs, Colorado in 2015. Top cyclists from around the world will race through nine host cities from August 17 to August 23 with the Bike Town USA® Stage as the Overall Start in Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat is set to host a circuit race on Aug. 17 and the start of the Steamboat to Arapahoe Basin stage on Aug. 18. Festivities will begin Friday, August 14.