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!


Mardi Gras in Keystone! Gumbo Cookoff and Free Concert

Keystone Mardi Gras Party
Keystone Resort knows how to throw a good party, and what better way to celebrate Mardi Gras than with great gumbo and swingin’ live music?!  This Tuesday, February 12, be sure to check out the Mardi Gras celebrations including a Gumbo Competition and Beignets Bake-off after you are done hitting the slopes.  The fun beings at 2:30 pm in River Run Village. For just $10, have your fill with unlimited tastes at the booths and you can also cast your vote for People’s Choice Award. Da Hoodoo Men will be providing the tunes all afternoon with a free concert in the middle of the village.
Nothing beats a fun afternoon of skiing, riding, great food, fun, and live music after a day out on the slopes! has plenty of properties available for Mardi Gras stays in River Run Village.  Check out the band and Village Views from your private balcony here at Black Bear 8042.  Stay in Silver Mill, Dakota, Jackpine and Buffalo to be close to all of the action on Mardi Gras!