Regardless of when you’re coming up to Keystone this summer, there will be plenty for you and your family to do! Starting in mid-June and running through August, there are a multitude of weekly events that are sure to keep you entertained, in addition to the special events and summer festivals.
Fly Fishing Clinics
Every Wednesday from 1 – 4pm, May 27th – August 26th, you can join an experienced guide from Cutthroat Anglers for an afternoon of fly fishing at the Lakeside Village in Keystone. Learn how to cast, read the water, and know more about the fish you might be lucky enough to catch! Please call (800) 354-4386 to make a reservation, as each clinic is limited to 8 anglers and lasts for 3 hours.
Women’s Bike Clinics
If you’ve never attempted mountain biking before, now is your chance! For only $30 women are invited to join in on an instructional bike tour – this price includes the lift right up, bike, helmet and protective gear rental. The bike clinic takes place every Wednesday from 3:30 – 5pm, June 17th – August 26th and it’s a great way to get introduced to the sport and make friends with other women riders.
Friday Afternoon Club
Keystone kick starts the summer season with the popular Friday Afternoon Club (FAC). Starting June 12, complimentary gondola rides are available Friday Afternoons from 1pm – 7:30pm, lasting until August 28th. Food and drink specials are available throughout the afternoon, with live music starting at about 4pm. Entertainment and games for the kids are available at the top of the mountain. And you can’t miss the amazing views from the top of Dercum Mountain!
Cupcakes and Canvases
Perfect for families with young children, Cupcakes and Canvases provides everything your little one needs to get creative while enjoy a sweet treat! Classes are available every other Thursday from 10 – 11am, June 18th – August 27th. Registration is $15; classes are held under the Gazebo at the Lakeside Village.
Sunday Farmers’ Markets
This is a great weekly event that the whole family can enjoy! Enjoy walking around the Lakeside Village while our shopping locally grown produce. The event features educational presentations focused on growing and cooking at high altitude, as well as a ‘chef of the week’ who will demonstrate how to use the products at the Farmers’ Market to make an amazing meal! The Farmers’ Market runs every Sunday, June 21st – September 6th, 9am – 2pm.
Kids’ Discovery Days
Keystone’s focus on being a family friendly mountain really shows through on Tuesdays, will several events designated to kids, one being Kids’ Discovery Days. Every Tuesday, June 23 – August 11th, from 11am – 1pm kids will be entertained by performers, face painters, bounce houses and many more games! Located in the River Run Village, all entertainment and attractions are free.
Wild West Nights
The Tuesday fun continues with a western themed night at the Keystone Stables, June 23rd – August 25th. Join our wranglers for brats and beverages around the campfire. Gather the whole family for the bike in movie that starts at 5pm each week. End the night with a s’more roasted over the fire! Event is free.
You can bet you’ve never had a Yoga class like this before! Ride the gondola to the top of Dercum Mountain and practice yoga in the warm sunshine with an incredible view. A certified instructor will lead the class on an hour-long journey, followed by an optional lunch at the Overlook Grill. Call (800) 354-4386 to reserve your spot. Classes happen most Saturdays throughout the Summer, starting at 10:30am, must be on Gondola or Summit Express Chairlift by 10:10am.
Written By: Lauren Smith