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F.M. Light & Sons

830 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5005
+1 970-879-1822
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It's the western shop in Steamboat

This is a nicely laid out store, if a bit smaller than we expected, what with all the billboard ads... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alex G
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Centennial
Has it all!

From souvenirs to jeans to belt buckles, this store has it all! Good selection of western attire... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lindsay0215
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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F.M. Light & Sons is Steamboat Springs’ historic clothing store and special place where customers enjoy a step back into the old west while browsing among many original fixtures from one hundred years ago. Founded in 1905 by Francis Marion Light (who preferred to be called Frank), the store is still family owned and operated by the fifth generation.The year 2005 marked the 100th anniversary of the F.M. Light & Sons store. A store still in the family after five generations and built on a philosophy of providing quality merchandise and fair prices. Stepping into F.M. Light and Sons provides you with a true western experience. We carry authentic western wear such as cowboy boots, hats, shirts and jeans. Brands:Old Gringo, Dan Post, Corral, Lucchese, Ariat, Justin, Tony Lama, Stetson, O'Farrell, Bailey, Resistol, Pendleton, Royal Robbins, Ryan Michael, Outback Trading Company, Scully, Wahmaker, Cinch, Cruel Girl, Levi, Wrangler, Woolrich, Rockmount, Southern Thread, Barnfly, George Strait, Carhartt, and much more.Stop by and say hello to the fifth generation owners, Chris and Lindsay!
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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830 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nicely laid out store, if a bit smaller than we expected, what with all the billboard ads we saw as we approached Steamboat. But it has a good mix of men's and women's items from hats to boots. We found a real...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From souvenirs to jeans to belt buckles, this store has it all! Good selection of western attire along with steamboat shirts and sweatshirts. The kids loved looking through the toy section. We were also able to purchase our rodeo tickets here. Great store!!

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by to purchase boots and cowboy hats! There is so much more in the store. It reminds me of Mast General store in Asheville, North Carolina. There are signs along the highway alerting you to the many brands they carry. A piece of...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

It's exactly as advertised and reviewed. Smaller than I expected, but crammed full. Don was very helpful in helping select and fit a pair of boots for me. No attempt to over-sell or up-sell - which I greatly appreciated. Very fun to just look around.

Thank jaykE7478KI
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We went to the store after seeing miles of Burma Shave style advertising along US 40, expecting to see a tourist trap we were delighted to find a merchantile establishment that was not a dive, prices were reasonable, most of the staff friendly and helpful,...More

Thank C7812OYmarkk
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Yes there is a barrage of signs along the way to Steamboat, yes it makes you want to check it out, and yes I did just that. If you are expecting a shop like Kemosabe in Vail then you may be disappointed, I can't even...More

Thank laurazzzz2014
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It is a stop to see if the west beckons to you. Cowboy hats, boots, and western shirts are there. Also today style western women's clothing....and rattle snake eggs.

Thank muse
Reviewed 11 April 2017

One of my favorite shops in downtown Steamboat Springs is FM Light and Sons. Great selection of clothing and especially cowboy hats !!! Really nice folks working inside, friendly, helpful and just plain fun. I can spend the whole day walking around this beautiful little...More

Thank Alaineski
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I'm tough to fit for boots. Wide feet, no arch, use orthotics, bunion on one foot, narrow heels. But, with the help of a patient salesperson named Brady, I found a great pair of Laredos for about $160. Another rep, Brandon, stretched the boots just...More

Thank CapnCohen
Reviewed 17 February 2017

There are lots of great Western stores in CO and WY but this is not a top-flight entry in that category despite the prolific advertising. Probably not a bad place to pick up a decent cowboy hat to take home as a souvenir of your...More

Thank Jim H
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