The new Kidtopia Summer Signature Event, Stars and Guitars, comes to you over the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend. There will be tons of free activities and events for the whole family to enjoy together, including a concert from the Grammy-Award Winning Band, The Okee Dokee Brothers.
The event kicks off on Friday, June 29 and runs all the way through July 4. Daily Kidtopia activities are mixed with weekly summer activities, as well as special events tailored specifically for this fun weekend in Keystone. Some of the weekend highlights include the Friday Afternoon Club, Stars and S’mores, Fishing Derby, Wild West Night, Kite Flying, The Independence Day Celebration and the annual 4th of July Bike Parade! Start packing and head to Keystone for the 4th of July! Your family will thank you.
FRIDAY | JUNE 29TH
Face Painting & Craft-er-noon
12:30 – 3p.m. | Kidtopia Headquarters | Free
Mountaintop History Walk
3 – 4p.m. | Keytop Overlook Deck | Free
Friday Afternoon Club
Summit House | Dercum Mountain
1 – 7p.m. | Free scenic gondola rides
4 – 7p.m. | Live music, outdoor activities, and food & drink specials
Take a free gondola ride to the top of Dercum to enjoy the live music while you play yard games and enjoy a cold beverage!
SATURDAY | JUNE 30TH
Super Snake River Science
9 – 11a.m. | Kidtopia Headquarters | Free
Stretch, Bend, & Wiggle: Mountaintop Yoga
11:45a.m. – 12:45p.m. | Keytop Overlook Deck | Free with Scenic Gondola
11a.m. – 3p.m. | River Run Village Square | Free
Camp Night with Friends of the Dillon Ranger Disctrict
5 – 7p.m. | Adventure Center | Free
Stars & S’mores
8:30 – 10p.m. | Keystone Lodge & Spa Terrace | Free
Everyone is welcome to join the instructors of the Keystone Science School for a night of stargazing and s’mores! Learn how to identify constellations and make the perfect campfire treat.
SUNDAY | JULY 1ST
Strider Balance Bike Races
9 – 10a.m. | Registration
10 – 11a.m. | Strider Races
River Run Village Square | Free
Little kids will have their first taste of competition at the strider bike races and have a chance to earn prizes.
Grammy Award-winning The Okee Dokee Brothers Mountaintop Concert
12– 4p.m. | Keytop Overlook Deck | Free with Scenic Gondola Pass
Purchase a gondola ride or a summer adventure pack ticket to ride to the top of the mountain to see this free live concert with The Okee Dokee Brothers, with a chance to meet the band after the show!
Meet the Rescue Dogs
4 – 5p.m. | Kidtopia Headquarters | Free
MONDAY | JULY 2ND
Listen & Learn : Music 101
12 – 2p.m. | Kidtopia Headquarters | Free
Wild West Night
5:30 – 8:30p.m. | Keystone Stables
TUESDAY | JULY 3Rd
Annual Fishing Derby
8 – 9:30a.m. | Lakeside Village | Free
This event is for kids 12 and under, fishing rods and lures will be provided, along with help from Cutthroat Angler Guides.
Family Nature Hike & Crafts
10:30a.m. – 12p.m. | Kidtopia Headquarters | Free
Lakeside Village Independence Celebration & BBQ
11a.m. – 10p.m. | Lakeside Village
The perfect day of family fun in the mountains. Bounce houses, face painting, kites, hiking, BBQ, drinks and live music that ends with fireworks over the lake!
Go Fly a Kite!
3 – 4p.m. | Lakeside Village Gazebo | Free
Kidtopia Independence Day Party
12p.m. – 6p.m. | Decatur Field | Free
– Bounce Houses
– Face Painting
– Balloon Artist
– Kite Decorating
Independence Day Fireworks
9:30p.m. | Lakeside Village | Free
WEDNESDAY | JULY 4TH
Bike Decorating & Parade
10:30 – 11:30a.m. | River Run Village | Free
Head to River Run with your bike to load on the decorations and take part in the parade!
Meet the Draft Horses
4 – 5p.m. | Keystone Stables | Free
Now is the time to start making your Independence Holiday plans in the mountains. Book a large private home and bring your extended family to Keystone or a smaller condo on the Lake and watch the fireworks from your living room!