There’s still time to pick up your lodging & tickets for this weekend’s Wine & Jazz Festival at Keystone! Our packages will be on sale through Friday afternoon until 3 pm, so get yours soon.
The weekend is packed with wine tasting, amazing food, wine seminars and education events, along with some of today’s best jazz musicians from across the country. Over 300 varieties of wine will be available for tasting and with the event app, you can track and record which ones are your favorites.
This fun event is family friendly, with a kids zone area and activities scheduled for the kids. Don’t delay – book your festival package with SummitCove now!
Sip and taste until your heart and taste buds are content at the 2018 Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival, happening this weekend on July 14 & 15! Purchase a lodging and ticket festival package to save up to 15% on the weekend. Hurry though, packages are only on sale through 2 pm on Friday!
Attendants of this long-running classic Colorado festival can taste over 300 varieties of wine. There will be reds, whites and even bubbly versions available for tasting all day long with the purchase of a one-day or weekend glass pass for the Grand Tasting event in River Run Village.
The weekend kicks off on Friday night with the Warren Station Reserve Wine Tasting, with tasting from 7 – 9 and music going until 10 pm. You’ll enjoy rare and hard to find glasses at this event. Wine specialists will be on hand to help guide you through the evening, tasting as you enjoy appetizers, music and a raffle, with prizes awarded every 30 minutes. Prizes include event tickets and of course, bottles of wine! Purchase a ticket here!
On Saturday, head to the main event which runs from 12 – 5, with wine tasting and food vendors starting at 1. Saturday’s lineup includes Gregory Goodloe, Will Donato, Tony Exum Jr., and the Althea Rene Band. Additional tickets are available to attend wine seminars. On Saturday try ‘Sniffing and Swirling – the Nose Knows’ from 12:30 – 1:30, ‘Bubbles of the World’ from 3 – 4, and finally ‘Let’s Talk Tequila – shaken, stirred and straight’ happening from 4 – 5 pm. Keystone’s world class restaurants will also be providing amazing dishes throughout the village. On Sunday, get up early for some breakfast and bubbly at the revered ‘Prosecco and Pancakes’ seminar from 10:30 – 12 pm. Enjoy music from JJ Sansaverino, Will Donato, Jeff Kashiwa Band, and festival favorite Dotsero! In the afternoon check out ‘Off the Beaten Path’ where you will explore lesser known regions and grape varietals.
This is a family friendly event and there is a Kidszone area open from 1 – 5 pm on both days of the event. Kids can have their faces painted, have fun with balloon animals, do arts and crafts and more.
Get your grape on this weekend, July 15th and 16th at the annual Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival. This weekend is definitely a favorite amongst the locals! Wine and Jazz Fest is jam packed with fun events like Prosecco and Pancakes, Flat Irons Jazz Orchestra, wine tastings and so much more! Wine and cheese along with other food pairings will be happening throughout the entire weekend along with some amazing reserve wine tastings! This is a Colorado Wine festival you will not want to miss! You can view the whole weekend’s schedule of events here. Check out our Wine and Jazz Taster’s Dream Package which offers two nights lodging in River Run and two one-day Grand Tasting Tickets to the event, starting at just $481! Live music includes artists Scruffy Pearls, Joel Rodney Siemion, Brian Simpson Band, Michael Lington, the Flatirons Jazz Orchestra, Phil Denny Band and Vincent Ingala.
Looking for some other activities to do this weekend? On Friday, head up to the top of the mountain for the Friday Afternoon Club, with live music from Dewey Paul. Spend the afternoon hiking around, enjoying the views and playing yard games such as cornhole, slacklining or ladder golf! On Saturday, take the kids to tie-dye a t-shirt from 3 – 5 pm. Head out on a bike ride on the beautiful bike path which flows along the Snake River in Keystone. Ride all the way to Dillon and stop for a cocktail at the Tiki Bar or even ride all the way around the Dillon Reservoir! Prefer to hike? The Keystone Aqueduct Trail is a great trail for all ages that offers great views of Keystone and the Gore Range Mountains. You may also want to book a whitewater rafting adventure while you are here with Performance Tours rafting. The activities are endless – but summer is not! Head to Keystone this weekend for the Wine and Jazz Festival and some fun, before summer is over!
Keystone, Colorado is home to many popular summertime festivals and the Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival has been around for almost 20 years! On July 18 and 19, 2015, head to Keystone to see what makes this one of the most unique festivals in the mountains!
The Wine and Jazz festival features over 300 different varieties of wine, from a host of different vendors and regions. Purchase a single day or weekend sampling pass and you will receive a commemorative tasting glass that lets you sample as many kinds as you’d like. Download the festival app to track your favorites and make sampling notes!
Whether you are a wine connoisseur or just enjoy going for the live music, tasting and people watching, this festival is not one to miss. Live music is free to see and feel free to bring your dancing shoes. Check out tunes from Joey Sommerville, Dotsero, Chris Standring, Will Donato, Elan Trotman, Sheryl Renee and Selina Albright. And what’s a great glass of wine without something tasty to go along with it? The festival features many great, local food vendors to create the perfect pairings for your palette.
In addition to the live music, food and wine tasting, sign up for one of the educational seminars to take your wine knowledge to the next level. Seminars will be happening throughout the weekend at Warren Station various prices, “Farm to Glass: The Basics of Sustainable, Organic & Biodynamic Winemaking,” “For the Love of Chocolate and Wine,” “Cigar and Craft Distillers Seminar,” “Prosecco and Pancakes,” and “The Blend Trend.” Purchase single event tickets or a package to attend them all for just $95.