Keystone Resort’s 2012 Summer Events Preview!

Keystone’s Slush Cup and Closing Day are tomorrow, which means that the summer season in Keystone is just around the corner.  All of your favorite festivals and events will be back this year as you escape the heat and enjoy the mountain sunshine!  Take a look at the key event dates as you plan your summer Colorado getaway in the mountains!

Avon Walk Rocky Mountains:  June 23-24, 2012

This is a true destination event with a panoramic backdrop of the surrounding Rocky Mountains.   The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer is your chance to make a powerful difference. By walking up to 39 miles over 2 days, you’ll support critical research and help ensure that all breast cancer patients can get the care they need.  SummitCove offers lodging discounts for participants of the Avon Walk.

Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour, June 23-24, 2012

This event is back for its second year after turning heads in the summer of 2011.  This celebration of bacon and bacon inspired cuisine is the meat-lover’s paradise, and our guests are wild about it!

Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival, July 14-15, 2012

Wine seminars and live jazz ensembles take place throughout River Run Village during this sophisticated weekend.  This popular festival enriches knowledge through seminars and tastings along with food and wine pairings.

Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival, August 4-5, 2012

The wonders of Appalachia meet the Rockies as own-home cooking, beer and mountain-music combine for this fun festival.  Gather where more than 25 of Colorado’s finest micobreweries showcase their unique blends of hops and barley, and live music is performed all day.

SummitCove Donation Program for Avon Walk Participants

SummitCove is proud to announce a contest for additional fund raising for Avon Walk Rocky Mountains 2011 participants.  As a show of support (and a thank you to our guests) we will donate $25 to fund raising efforts to one lucky guest that is staying with us.  Drawings will be every Wednesday until June 1st.  It’s easy to enter:  Like us on Facebook, and each weekly winner can tell us how we can donate to their campaign!

This tremendously important event will take place June 25th and 26th and benefits research for finding a cure for breast cancer as well as the funding of medical care for men and women who are unable to bear the costs on their own.   We are offering special lodging opportunities for those who are participating in this event.  Please book by June 1st to receive 50% off lodging discounts at one of our properties.  We have over 260 condos and town homes to choose from.  Our vacation planners are available to help you in selecting the perfect place to stay to enjoy Summit County and support an important cause.

Thank you to all of the participants for helping to raise funds and awareness.  We very much look forward to seeing you in Keystone next month!


Enjoy a Weekend Away in Keystone This Summer!

Occasionally, couples or a groups of friends find themselves in need of some ideas for a fun weekend activity.  There are some great events in Keystone this summer, and this is a rundown of a few that you won’t want to miss!

June 24th-26th:  Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour Meat lovers will be thrilled with this brand new event in Keystone!  If bacon or bacon inspired cuisine sounds right up your alley, keep this weekend free!  For just $30, you can have unlimited samples, a free beer and a Bacon Tour event hat.

June 25th &26th Avon Walk Rocky Mountains We have touched on this event before and such an important cause bears repeating.   Take in some of the most beautiful views in Colorado, get some exercise, and aid in funding for medical care for men and women as well as research to find a cure!

July 8-10th Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival If it is a sophisticated weekend of wine tasting and music that you seek, then this is the  getaway of your dreams.  You can enjoy live jazz from well-known musicians and learn about the nuances of wine tasting in a gorgeous mountain setting.  Perfect for friends or couples!

August 6th & 7th Bluegrass and Beer Festival If you are a beer connoisseur, look no further than Bluegrass and Beer.  Microbreweries will showcase various craft beers, and you can take in the music and the sights.  This could be the perfect opportunity for your guys or girls weekend!

We’re happy to answer your questions and to get you further information on these and other activities and events.  Check back with us as we will be posting further details the closer we get to these dates!