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F.M. Light & Sons

830 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5005
+1 970-879-1822
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We were curious after seeing all the signs and reading about the history behind the store. The had... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Becca_6737
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Woodland Park, Colorado
They sponsor the Bull Bash in Sundays!

This is a western store with a huge selection of western clothing and sponsors of the Sunday Bull... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Donna A
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West Jefferson, North Carolina
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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!
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  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“western store” (9 reviews)
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“cowboy boots” (6 reviews)
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830 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5005
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were curious after seeing all the signs and reading about the history behind the store. The had a nice selection, something for everyone. The young man behind the counter seemed to be visiting with 2 young women, and no one greeted us when we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a western store with a huge selection of western clothing and sponsors of the Sunday Bull bash. We purchased tickets for the better viewing seating but that did not stop a woman and her husband from standing directly in our view so we...More

Thank Donna A
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Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Donna, We are glad you enjoyed our selection of western wear. We are sorry your Bull Bash seats were not what you had hoped. While we support the Bull Bash, we do not have a say in their ticket/seating selections. We will pass along your...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This company has put a lot of effort into their advertising. The signs began on I 40 west of Craig and continued all the way to Steamboat. This is a great western store with great prices. If you are looking for western attire, specifically boots,...More

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Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Willy N Jenny, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed our store. We take pride in our selection of attire, including boots, and are happy to see it appreciated. Hope to see you again soon! Best, Lindsay Dillenbeck, Owner...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

After passing a couple hundred of their yellow signs on 40W, from Kremmling to Steamboat Springs; there was no way we wouldn't stop in (advertising works--something they've apparently known for a very long time). Even if western wear is not one's style, this is a...More

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Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi RICART75, Thanks for the great review! As noted, F.M. Light and Son’s was established in 1905; and it is still owned and operated by what are now 5th generation Light family members, myself included. We are always striving to keep the store in top...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Stepping into F.M. Light & Sons makes you feel a bit like you are stepping back in history! And in fact, you are, it's one of (if not "the") oldest stores in Steamboat Springs. Most people are drawn in by the amazing and vast selection...More

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Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

steamboatevents, We are so pleased that you enjoyed our store. Thank you for the kind review! F.M. Light and Sons is the oldest store in Steamboat, and still owned and operated by the Light family. We agree with you on boot jacks, they are extremely...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Had a great time in here . . . definitely spent more $$$ than I should have . . . it's your fault Don!!!! Came away with a cowboy hat (a first), couple of great shirts, and some monkey socks for my daughter.More

Thank Bob L
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Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Bob L, We will pass your kind words on to Don and we definitely agree with you, we're lucky to have him. We are proud that we were able to sell you your first cowboy hat, that's exciting! We appreciate you perusing our store...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love browsing this store! The people are friendly and helpful. The selection of merchandise is great! The window display was well done, and fell for a pair of warm boots in the window.

Thank Vintagepair
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Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Vintagepair, We are glad to hear that our window display piqued your interest! We will pat our staff on the back on your behalf. We appreciate you perusing our store while in Steamboat!

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We stopped in for Levi's - generally hard to find in my size (Tall). They had exactly what I needed and had not found in larger cities. Cashiers were friendly. Definitely worth a stop in to browse when in the area.

Thank Lynne M
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Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Lynne, Thank you for the compliments. We are so glad you found what you were looking for, and that you experience the customer service we strive for. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

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
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Reed J, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

We love it when visitors get to leave with a new favorite item! Happy customers are our goal! Thank you for the kind words.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 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
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LoisSlain, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed our store!

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