BBQ at the Summit Takes Place in Dillon August 12th and 13th!

We hope you’re hungry because Dillon will host BBQ at the Summit this weekend!  This event is sponsored by Krystal 93 and it’s just a hop, skip and a jump away from Keystone Resort.  As the summer winds down, there’s never been a better time to head to Summit County.  Taking place on Friday August 12th from noon to 10pm, and Saturday August 13th from 10am to 7pm.

Admission is free, and tickets for food, drinks, kid’s area and other items can be redeemed at the individual vendor booths. Tickets are called BBQ BUCKS and are available in $1 increments. Food prices will vary, but  typically a person can get a good fill for around $25. Several ticket booths are located throughout the venue and accept cash. Credit card purchases are taken ONLY at the Ticket Booth next to the Country Store.  BBQ Bucks may also be purchased in advance.  $100 minimum order required.  Call 888-499-4499 for advance orders.  Tickets (BBQ Bucks) only are accepted at all vendor booths – no cash is accepted at any booth!

Parking in downtown Dillon is limited.  Park at Dillon Ridge City Market Shopping Center located on the North side Highway 6 and ride the FREE Colorado Mountain Express vans to the BBQ.  Vans will run continuously Friday from noon-10:30pm and Saturday from 10am-7pm.

For a full lineup of activities, visit the BBQ at the Summit official website.  Please call 888-499-4499  for further information.  Take a look at available condos with SummitCove for your lodging needs!

Kids Free Fishing Derby This Saturday in Keystone!

Amid the excitement of the Bluegrass and Beer Festival at Keystone Resort this weekend, families may be interested in a slightly more serene activity.  Check out the Kids FREE Fishing Derby this Saturday morning at Lakeside Village.  Kids 13 and under can participate!

Bring the whole family to cheer & enjoy a beautiful morning on the lake with raffle prizes, BBQ & live music following the event. No barb, no bait. Registration begins at 9 am, and the Derby starts at 10 am. Fishing gear is not supplied, so please come prepared with your own tackle & fishing gear. The fishing Derby is presented by Keystone Resort & Summit Fly Fishing. Call 970.468.8945 for more information.

For adults looking for even more fun this weekend, don’t forget about the Bluegrass and Beer Festival.  There’s still time to book with SummitCove and receive awesome prices and a free beer koozie!

Make a Trip to the Wine and Jazz Festival July 9th and 10th!

July 9th and 10th marks the annual Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival.   Events will be held in River Run Village from 1-5 pm on Saturday the 9th, and 12-4pm on Sunday the 10th.  You can enjoy wine tasting and wine seminars from over 300 wineries while enjoying live jazz music.  The Kidzone will be open, so couples with children can attend tastings assured that the kids will be busy with face painting, gem panning, a bouncy house and much more.

Tickets for the event will be $60 per person for one day or $100 for a two day pass.  Unlimited sampling wine seminars will be available at Warren Station for $15 per person, and these are expected to sell out early, so early reservations are recommended.

While strolling the festival grounds, enjoy free live music from nationally recognized Jazz musicians including headliners Big Sam’s Funky Nation from New Orleans.  Dotsero and the Max Wagner Quartet will also perform.

To view a full schedule of events and to purchase your tickets for Jazz and Wine 2011, click here.  Be sure to take a look at our lodging options and check out our summer specials when planning your trip!