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Address: 830 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-5005
Phone Number: 970-879-1822
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F.M. Light & Sons is Steamboat Springs’ historic clothing store and...

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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Everything Western

We have been to F.M. Light quite a few times to get Cowboy hats, shirts, gifts and even toys. We took our 2 Grandson's in to pick out their own Cowboy Hats. They had a big... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to F.M. Light quite a few times to get Cowboy hats, shirts, gifts and even toys. We took our 2 Grandson's in to pick out their own Cowboy Hats. They had a big selection for children. I found Moccasin slippers and a beautiful T-shirt. My husband has found shirts other times. The kids had fun playing at... More 

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West Monroe, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Before we went to the rodeo we went to the store to check out what they had. Awesome deal on my son's hat. He got one of the straw cowboy hats in the back corner for $6. He hasn't taken it off all week!

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great little western store that smells of money. $350 boots and buckles add to that smell. Wife bought a cheap hat for the rodeo

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

They are great. You walk in and immediately you can tell you are in a western store. I will go back every time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

It is over a 100 years old and we were here for the 100 year celebration! It is the original store and truly has cowboy wear plus up to date boots, hats, western clothing and lots of things for children and adults. Our children and grandchildren love this store and it is a must when they come to visit. My... More 

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Dawson L, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, Gail! It is truly humbling to have someone say these things. Adding value to our community and providing an memorable tradition for multiple generations to enjoy together are things that we earnestly seek to do. Thank you. More 

Stow, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

If you are looking for western wear like cowboy boots, hats, belts shirts for both men and women they are pretty stocked. Especially for men. My husband always walks out with something.

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Dawson L, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Becky! We're glad to hear that you always enjoy your visit. We hope to see you again! More 

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

The Lockharts have owned this store for generations, so they will give you the best experience for all your western attire!!. They also have some cute souvenirs to bring back with you, with a western flare. Look for the life-size horse outfront.

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Dawson L, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this review

Thanks for writing us such a great review, Runa! It's always good to hear that our customers have enjoyed the entire experience, from the souvenirs to Lightning our mascot horse. Come back and enjoy a visit anytime. More 

Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Boots, hats, knives and clothing. You don't see much quality stuff like this any more, and the pricing is not "stupid". Considering the high quality of the goods, the pricing is not excessive. Really worth a visit! Just in case you forget, they remind you with many roadside boards driving towards Steamboat Springs from the Denver side.

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Dawson L, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review! We certainly appreciate your visit, and are glad that you appreciate the quality and variety of what we have to offer. Prices for hand-made goods made in the U.S. are matched with integrity and quality of service to provide a top-knotch customer experience. If your travels bring... More 

Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The family and I visited F.M. Light December 19, 2015 while taking a day off skiing. I hadn't visited visited Steamboat in 30 years and F.M. Light and the great snow are the only two things that have not changed about Steamboat in that time. Saying that F.M. Light has not changed is a compliment! It is nostalgic but the... More 

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Dawson L, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your compliments and kind words, and for taking the time to give us such a wonderful review! It is encouraging to hear that our commitment to quality and providing a memorable customer experience has been maintained in the 30 years between your two visits. We are happy that you and your family were able to... More 

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Come on, anyone who visits Steamboat Springs HAS to make a stop at FM Light! They've been around since 1908. If you drive to the Boat, you will pass 30+ signs coming from the east. Almost like Burma Shave! Can't miss the huge horse on the outside of the building. Every kid under 100 lbs has to get in on... More 

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Dawson L, Public Relations Manager at F.M. Light & Sons, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review, Stretch! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our store and that it made your visit to Steamboat more enjoyable. You certainly describe the complete experience, from the signs on the way in, Lightning the horse, and of course the authentic western duds. Hope to see you next time you are... More 

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