Utopia can be defined as an ideal place or state. Kidtopia is defined as a rocking festival designed just for kids right here in Keystone, Colorado. With daily activities and events, Kidtopia is sure to be fun-filled and keep kids coming back for more. This year the schedule is packed with events for kids of all ages and families of all sizes, from face painting to ice cream with Ripperoo to meeting the Avy Dogs of Keystone Resort. Kidtopia kicked off this weekend and continues with daily events throughout most of the ski season.
Daily Kidtopia events and activities are available through early April:
The Biggest Snowfort
The Kidtopia Snowfort is back at the top of Dercum Mountain with all the fun a ginormous snowfort can offer. Explore, have a snowball fight, or just marvel at the world’s LARGEST snow fort, right here in Keystone!
Theatre Thursdays Every week features a new, kid-friendly flick with 2 viewing times, 1 or 7 pm at the Kidtopia Headquarters. Check out movies like Shrek, The Grinch, Polar Express, Finding Nemo and more, best yet it is free!
Tubing is available at the top of Dercum Mountain and is a fun activity for everyone in your group! Reservations are highly recommended. To reserve call 970-496-3000.
Fireworks Over River Run Fireworks can be enjoyed by all ages and from both River Run and Lakeside Villages, happening every Saturday evening at 7pm!
Ready, Paint, Fire
For those that need a creative outlet or who are ready to get inside away from the chill, Ready, Paint, Fire is available daily from noon to 7pm at the Kidtopia Headquarters inside Expedition Station. Ceramic mugs, platters and figurines are available and after your masterpiece is finished, it will be glazed, kiln-fired overnight and ready for you to pick up the following day.
Parade & Cookies
Join the fun every Saturday at 4pm as Ripperoo leads a parade right through the middle of River Run Village with all of his Ski school friends! The parade ends deliciously with complimentary cookies and hot cocoa.
Scheduled Snowball Fights What could be more fun than launching a giant snowball? Mountain House Base area is where it’s at for testing your snowball launching skills! Targets and prizes are available for those that have the longest launch and the best aim.
Although we believe we have found the Yeti here at SummitCove, you can set out in Keystone on the “In Search of Bigfoot Adventure Walk” to learn about animals, nature and Bigfoot.
Every Wednesday Kidtopia hosts Wild Wednesdays where kiddos can run, crawl and jump through a racecourse designed just for them! After the course closes, there is a DJ available with great music and games in the Kidtopia Headquarters, complete with face painting!
Sunday Family Pajama Brunch
Kids will be excited for brunch with other kids while parents enjoy some time off from the kids at the adult table. Parents will enjoy a classic brunch with all the fixings inside the main Bighorn dining room with views of lakeside ice rink and relaxing music. Kids will love eating kid-friendly foods from their own buffet with a fun atmosphere in the Littlehorn dining room with a weekly movie on 2 TV screens, craft tables and an appearance from Riperoo.
Much more is available throughout the week at Kidtopia! And don’t forget to save some time for skiing and riding! Take your family to experience Kidtopia this year!
Here are a couple of events that you won’t want to miss in Keystone this weekend!
At 10 am on July 30th, you can join the Family & Intercultural Resource Center for the 3rd Annual FIRC Walk Against Hunger. This fantastic event helps with the food bank and emergency assistance programs for Summit County. This three mile fun walk starts at 10:00 a.m. in River Run Village and takes place along the bike paths of Keystone. This is a great event for families or anyone looking to make a difference. Cost is $23 for adults who pre-register or $29 for day of event. Children under 17 are free with the donation of an item for the food bank. Teams of 5 can sign up for $95. You can still Register online or call 970-262-3888 ext. 306.
This Saturday from 11am-3pm in River Run Village, Kidtopia Kidsfest features Paul Borrillo’s family magic and comedy show. This is a great family event you won’t want to miss! Enjoy a petting zoo, train rides, caricatures, face painter, balloon artist, crafts, mascots~ Olivia and Oliver, spin art, kids’ show, bounce houses and much more!