Don’t Miss the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour This Weekend at Keystone Resort! 25% Off Vacation Rentals

The Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour officially starts tonight in Keystone, Colorado with the Bacon Elegance Welcome Dinner at the Wolf Rock Steakhouse at 7pm.  Back for its 2nd year, this festival is sure to turn some heads!  With thousands of pounds of bacon and bacon inspired cuisine at your finger tips you won’t want to miss this weekend long celebration of bacon. Along with bacon cuisine you’ll enjoy live music from Better than Bacon, the Universally Famous Rocket Surgeons, Hell’s Belles and Moreland & Arbuckle. The Bacon Bloody Mary’s are always a hit and Bacon Lectures and Cooking Demonstrations are slotted for Warren Station each day. ” There are also tons of kid-friendly events happening, such as the Bungee Jumper, Rock Climbing Wall, Kids Crafts, Mini Golf, a Bounce House, and more!  Don’t miss this fun event at Keystone Resort This Weekend!

Take 25% off your stay this weekend with SummitCove Lodging in Keystone!

Schedule of Weekend Events:

Friday, June 22nd
Bacon Elegance Welcome Dinner, 7 pm
Wolf Rock Steakhouse, $60

Saturday, June 23rd
Bacon Festival Tasting & Music, 1-6 pm
River Run Events Plaza, Free Admission; $30 Bacon Tasting Package or a la carte items also available

Concert: Better Than Bacon, 1:30 – 3:45 pm
River Run Main Stage, Free

Concert: To Be Announced, 3 – 4 pm
Warren Station, Free

Concert: Hell’s Belles, 4:15 – 5:50 pm
River Run Main Stage, Free

Sunday, June 24th
Bacon Festival Tasting & Music, 1-6 pm
River Run Events Plaza, Free Admission; $30 Bacon Tasting Package or a la carte items also available

Concert: Universally Famous Rocket Surgeon, 1:30 – 3:45 pm
River Run Main Stage, Free

Concert: To Be Announced, 3 – 4 pm
Warren Station, Free

Concert: Moreland and Arbuckle, 4:15 – 5:50 pm
River Run Main Stage, Free

 


There’s Still Time to Book for the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival and Enter to Win 2 Free Tickets!

It’s Baaacoooon!  Yes, it’s that time of year again, and Keystone Resort is gearing up for the 2nd annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival.  This extremely popular event is set for June 23 and 24th in River Run Village at Keystone Resort!  This is a great even for all meat lovers, bacon enthusiasts and folks who are looking to kick their summer off with some mountain entertainment!  Book with SummitCove for 2 or more nights, and you will receive 25% off lodging plus you are automatically entered to win 2 tickets to the Bacon Festival!  Be sure to use the promo code ‘2012Bacon!’

There will be literally thousands of pounds of bacon, and live music from Better than Bacon, the Universally Famous, Rocket Surgeons, Hell’s Belles, and Moreland & Arbuckle.

Ticket prices are as follows for attendees of the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival:

1-Day Saturday Only Bacon Package: $30

  • Includes 1 event koozie, 1 event hat, 5 Bacon Bucks for Vendor Tents and unlimited bacon tasting at the Purveyor Tents

1-Day Sunday Only Bacon Package: $30

  • Includes 1 event koozie, 1 event hat, 5 Bacon Bucks for Vendor Tents and unlimited bacon tasting at the Purveyor Tents

Weekend Bacon Package (Saturday and Sunday): $50

  • Includes 1 event koozie, 1event hat, 8 Bacon Bucks for Vendor Tents and unlimited bacon tasting at Purveyor Tents

Bacon Elegance Dinner :$60

  • Kick start a weekend filled with bacon by joining us at Wolf Rock for a fun dinner centered around our favorite pork product! Enjoy 3-4 bacon themed food stations along with a free drink from the Pearl vodka bar or a glass of wine or beer.

 

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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.

Keystone Resort Will Host the 2nd Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival in June!

Keystone Resort is gearing up for an exciting Spring Break, but it’s never too early to plan for your summer trip to the mountains!  The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival will make its return to River Run Village on June 23rd and 24th .

The Bacon Festival will return for a second year after joining the lineup of Keystone summer festivals in 2011, and became an instant hit.  Guests who book early for the event with SummitCove will be entered to win 2 tickets and save 25% on select properties the week of the festival.

The event schedule has not been finalized, but it will include bacon tastings and bacon inspired culinary creations from various restaurants, live music, demonstrations, and much more.  The Bacon Festival is the perfect time to plan a weekend in the cool mountain air.  Once the official schedule of events has been published, we’ll be sure to post an update!

If you are ready to plan your summer vacation to Keystone, Colorado, contact a SummitCove Vacation Planner today to reserve your lodging!

Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour Hits Keystone This Weekend!

Bacon lovers should start gearing up for their dream festival this weekend in Keystone! June 24th to 26th marks the first Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour in Keystone with thousands of pounds of crackling bacon.  If you are in need of a summer mountain getaway, this is a great opportunity to take it!

Tickets are $30, and include admission and unlimited sampling for the Bacon Showcase, plus a free beer.  Bacon Bucks will be available in increments of $5 for purchasing samples throughout the day.  About 15 restaurateurs will be presenting bacon inspired cuisine from noon to 6pm during the Bacon Tour.  Other events are to include bacon education seminars at Warren Station, an uphill bike challenge, and concerts from well-known acts.  River Run restaurants will also be hosting bacon themed dining events of their own to commemorate the occasion.

The Bacon Tour is absolutely perfect for a group of friends or family. As an added bonus, you can take in the amazing summer views in Keystone, get some fresh mountain air, or perhaps even find a few activities in the area to work off some of those delicious calories.  Summit Cove is still offering excellent specials for this weekend!  Call us today,  and we will help you to find the perfect place in River Run Village to enjoy the festivities.