Daily Kidtopia Events 2016

The holidays are now in full swing, and we know that many of you are packing your bags for some much deserved holiday time in the mountains. It doesn't get much better than a picture perfect holiday in one of our beautiful homes with a view of the slopes!

The Keystone area is a family friendly resort. Last week's blog was an introduction to some of the daily activities for the children at Keystone's Kidtopia. This week we will take a closer look at the weekly activities offered by Kidtopia. There is something fun for everyone each and every day!

Monday at 4:30 is the Giant Snowball Launch. This free event is a fun family outdoor activity. No advance registration is necessary and it is free. Just show up at the Mountain House Base Area near the Discovery Learning Area adjacent to Discovery Lift. And let the snowball launching begin. Who can launch the farthest?

Tuesday offers two great kids' activities. Held at Kidtopia HQ at 4:00 PM is Meet the Avy Dogs. Here the kids will have a chance to meet and greet the Keystone Avy Dogs, These sweet employees are among our favorites at Keystone!

Offered twice each Tuesday and Saturday is the Bigfoot Adventure Walk which teaches participants about nature in the mountains. This outdoor activity includes a walk of about 90 minutes and is open to children 5-12. The first group begins at 5:45 PM and the second group is at 7:15 PM. This activity is free but does require an advanced reservation. Call 800-354-4386 to reserve a spot!

Wednesday's special activity is the Wacky Tacky Party. Wacky Tacky is FREE with no advance registration. It takes place each Wednesday from 5-7 at the Kidtopia HQ. This indoor activity includes, dance music, party games, prizes and face painting. Also offered during this event is the Photo Booth. Bring your camera and Kidtopia will provide the costumes. There is also a costume contest for the Wackiest Tackiest costume. Pack some fun for this one!

Thursday is a Family WII and Board game event from 4:30-7:30. A variety of board games are available for some family fun. The giant screen will offer a variety of WII games for all to enjoy. As always, this evening is free with no advance reservation required. Stop by the Kidtopia headquarters to join in the fun.

The fun continues on Friday with Family Movie night! Stop by the Mountain House, grab and slice of pizza and watch a movie with the family. The movie begins at 5:00 PM each Friday. Dec 11 will feature the movie Elf. Dec 18 is Polar Express and Dec 25 is The Grinch.

Saturday's schedule is a busy one. Face Painting and Craft-er-noon begins 12:30. This event provides a chance to stay warm and have some fun. If you prefer to be outside, try the Ripperoo Parade followed by ice skating at Decrum Ice Rink. Ice Skating to music and a DJ is available from 2:00-5:00PM. Food and beverage is available for purchase. And to top off a great day will be the Keystone Fireworks at 7:00 PM. These fireworks can be viewed from River Run Village or Lakeside Village.

With so many fun filled activities, the family will enjoy not only time on the slopes but also some fantastic fun at Kidtopia and a week's worth of excitement.