Mardi Gras and Gumbo at Keystone Ski Resort

Want to change up your Mardi Gras plans? Come out to Keystone to ski and enter in a Gumbo Cook Off at Warren Station or just enjoy unlimited Gumbo tastings and an afternoon of fun. Listen to a free band, Charles Daniels and the Kings while you take part in the Gumbo Cookoff. Enjoy all things Mardi Gras at Keystone Resort this year on February 13!  Don’t worry you can bring your kids too, this is a family friendly event!

Mardi Gras & Gumbo Cook off at Keystone Resort CO
Enjoying one of many delicious gumbo tastings at Keystone’s Mardi Gras celebration!


For adults, tickets are just $12 in advance, $15 at the gate and will get you unlimited tastes and once you have given them all a try, be sure to cast your vote for People’s Choice!  Want to bring the kids along? New this year, kid’s tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the gate. Kids will get their own kids choice ticket for their favorite gumbo and a free kids beignet!


Want to participate in the cook off and show off you Gumbo making skills or secret family recipe? You could win some great prizes and there are no entry fees!  Participation is open to anyone who thinks their Gumbo can win! All participants will be provided with a tent, two tables, linens, tasting cups, spoons and napkins. 1st and 2nd Place will be awarded in the following categories: Seafood/Exotic and Chicken & Sausage.  1st and 2nd place in each of these categories will be awarded by the Judges Panel and then a People’s Choice Award will be determined by the guests.  They will also be giving out a Team Spirit award this year, so be sure to deck your booth out and put on your best costume for the chance to win!


Want a prime view of the Mardi Gras festival and music?  Book one of our River Run condos with a balcony that overlooks River Run!  We suggest Black Bear Lodge #8064 or Silver Mill #8164 as two of our favorites!


Keystone Resort’s Fun-Filled Weekend Events Perfect for Escaping the Heat

Keystone Resort is the place to be if you are looking to escape the heat in the city this weekend.  With a lineup of great events, you are sure to find something that the entire family can enjoy.  Not to mention, SummitCove is offering some amazing summer prices on a wide selection of our vacation propertiesYou could save up to 40% off regular lodging rates in the month of July while attending fun events in Keystone, and surrounding areas!


Kidtopia Kids Theatre presents “The Prince, Friday, July 6th, 10:30am to 11:15 am and 12pm to 12:45pm

Friday Afternoon Club, Friday, July 6, 3pm to close

Enjoy a free gondola ride, live music at the Summit House, drink and food specials, and plenty of fun games like horseshoes, corn hole, ladder ball, bocce ball and more.

Hot Tomatoes Dance, Friday, July 6th, 8-10pm

Get ready to dance the night away and enjoy big band music from Denver’s Premier Dance Orchestra.  Enjoy a variety of dance styles or partake in the cash bar.  Tickets are $15 for adults, and free for kids 12 and under.

River Run Rocks Concert Series, Saturday, July 7th, 5pm to 8:30pm


Dillon Farmer’s Market, Friday, July 6th, 9am-2pm

Friday Night Concert Series, Friday, July 6th, 7pm

Saturday Morning Adventures, Saturday, July 7th, 10am

Stars and Bars Regatta, Saturday and Sunday July 7th and 8th at 12pm


4th Annual Frisco Green Art Festival, Saturday and Sunday, July 7-810 am to 5pm


With so many fun activities coming up, this is the perfect time to plan your summer vacation to Keystone, Colorado!