Keystone Resort Summer 2012 Preview!

Keystone Resort has plenty of summer activities to keep you and your family busy.  Take a look below at returning favorites and recurring activities as you plan out your summer vacation to Keystone, Colorado!

Friday Afternoon Club: Beginning on June 15th, this fun activity is scheduled for Fridays throughout the summer months!  Enjoy free activities at the Summit House including horseshoes, bocce ball and ladder ball.  Enjoy live music and food and drink specials throughout the afternoon.  You can access the activities by taking the scenic gondola ride from River Run Village.  Tickets for the gondola will be available at the River Run ticket office, and they will be FREE on Fridays from 4 pm to close.

Kids Discovery Days: Explore the fun at the Kids Discovery Day every Tuesday at Keystone.  The entertainer changes each week, and this fun event will run from June 15th through August 14th.  The first week will open up with animals featured from the Denver Zoo.  This event is FREE!  Discovery Days includes a bounce house and alternating each week, either 2 face painters or 2 balloon artists.  Lines close at 12:30pm. Performer will be from 11am – 11:45am.

Storytelling with Redtail the Mountain Man and Bambi the Donkey: New to River Run Village this year is free storytelling with a Colorado legend, the Mountain Man, who will be accompanied by his furry friend, Bambi.  Enjoy free face painting during this great event for younger kids!

River Run Rocks Concert Series: Kicking off on July 7th with The Six Million Dollar Band, the River Run Rocks Concert Series will be back for the summer.  Set right in the River Run Village Plaza, the series features food and drink specials, plus prime seating on the decks of Wolf Rock, 9280’ TapHouse and Luigi’s.

We’ll keep you up to date on each week’s activities, or you can also visit our Events and Activities page.  If you are planning a summer vacation to Keystone, be sure to contact one of our vacation planners for details on our Keystone summer lodging specials!

A Look at the Week Ahead in Keystone

If you are thinking of visiting Keystone this week, you’re in luck.  There are plenty of exciting activities and events to look forward to!

Tuesday August 2nd

Kid’s Discovery Days features Patty Smith with a puppet show, a Balloon Artist, and Face Painting.   Explore fun at the Kids’ Discovery Days, in the River Run Events Plaza. Watch a magic show, see zoo animals, or sing a-long with a musician. It’s fun, and it’s free.  Call for more information at 970.496.4FUN.

Dancin’ in the Rockies Dance Series takes place from 7-8:30 pm at Warren Station.  Enjoy free beverages, grab your favorite dance partner and join us to learn a different dance style. Local dance instructors and performers will provide free lessons. All abilities, ages, and dance lovers are welcome! Each night, instructors and performers will showcase a different style.

Friday, August 5th

Children’s Theater Production of The Red Cape On Friday mornings at the Quaking Aspen Amphitheatre,  you can check out this production by the Lake Dillon Theatre, named “Best Colorado Theatre West of Denver” by the Colorado Theatre Guild and “One of Colorado’s Top Ten Theatres Outside Denver” by the Denver Post.   This is a high-quality, high-energy,high-altitude musical performance you won’t want to miss.  Tickets are $6 general admission for parents, children, and all guests.  For information, contact 970.496.4FUN.

Friday Afternoon Club The fun of Friday Afternoon Club continues into the summer with FREE gondola rides from 3pm – sunset every Friday. Enjoy live music from Arnie J Green, while taking in the majestic scenery from the deck of the Summit House and chow down on some delicious BBQ.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase from our outdoor grill and BBQ.

Saturday, August 6th-Sunday, August 7th

2011 Beer and Bluegrass Festival For the 15th year Keystone brings the wonders of Appalachia to the Rockies. Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain-music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while more than 25 of Colorado’s finest micobreweries showcase their unique blends of hops and barley. Live music on 3 stages. Kids Zone provides activities for the kids and the bounce house is open all day.