Kidtopia Summer Schedule

Kidtopia is all about kids! The Keystone Resort has daily activities planned for children and families to learn about our mountain and waters, activate the whole family, and let out their creative sides. In addition to the regularly scheduled activities a number of family friendly festivals and events are scheduled this summer, June 10 – August 31.







Go Fly a Kite

4:00 - 5:00

Lakeside Village Gazebo/ Adventure Center 



Family Nature Hike

10.30 - 12.00pm

Kidtopia HQ



Wild West Night


Keystone Stables



Field Day Fun


Tennis Center



Face painting & Crafternoon

12.30 - 3.00pm

Kidtopia Headquarters 



Spin Art and Tye Dye


Kidtopia HQ

$15 Kids
$20 Adults


Mountaintop History Walk

11am and 1pm

Top of River Run Gondoa at the Keystone Overlook Deck

(foot passenger ticket required $$)


Meet the Rescue Dog


Kidtopia HQ


Wild West Night

Each Monday evening The Keystone Stable welcomes you to enjoy an western experience with horseshoe games, lasso demos, s'mores and a campfire. Pony rides are available for $5 and there is a free western themed movie (rated G and PG). Food and beverage are available for purchase.

Join the campfire for authentic stories and historically accurate presentation on Colorado settlers by Red Tail - The Colorado Mountain Man. Special appearances occur on June 20th and 27th, July 18th and 25th, and August 15th, 22nd and 29th.

Family Nature Hike

Take a hike! Every Tuesday this summer you can take your family on a free guided hike. The guide will explain our local area plant and animal life as well as the mining history on the mountain. The hike is recommended for ages 4-8. Baby carriers and rugged strollers can be brought on this hike.

Go Fly a Kite!

Test your skills at art and flight in this build a kite workshop. All supplies and instruction are included. This free event occurs every Wednesday June 15th - August 31st at the Lakeside Village Gazebo (behind the Keystone Lodge and Spa). Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Parking is available at the conference center parking lot, follow the tunnel to the lake. The free Keystone Shuttle is also available and runs every 20 minutes.

Family Dodgeball

Dodge! Duck! Dive! Dip! Dodge! Each Thursday this summer through August 24th Kidtopia Dodge Ball takes over the Keystone Tennis Center. Bring your family out for some healthy competition as you square off with other families.

Recommended for ages 4 and up with their parents
Free admission

Face Painting & Crafternoon

Let your child's creative side lead the way at the Kidtopia Craft-er-noon. A variety of crafts and supplies will be available. A face painter will be onsite to further inspire your child's creative flair.

Saturdays June 11 - August 27
Kidtopia Headquarters is located in the lobby of the Expedition Station on Dercum Square
Free admission and supplies
Face painting for all ages
Crafts recommended for ages 4 – 8

Super Slimy Science

The Keystone Science School has teamed up with Keystone Resort to teach children and their families about our area bodies of water. The program allows kids and parents to learn through fun hands on experiments. Activities include searching for water bugs and performing fun tests on the river water.

Saturdays June 11 - August 27
Free admission
Sign up at at Activities and Dining in the Buffalo Lodge Lobby
Meet at the Kidtopia Headquarters in the Expedition Station Lobby
Please arrive at 8:45 for a prompt 9:00 start


Strider Balance Bike Race Series

Start off your Sunday mornings with your little ones and a strider bike race. A race course is set up in the center of River Run Village, with small obstacles to improve balance skills. The race is free, and prizes are awarded to the top finishers.

Bring your own bike, or rent one from Keystone Sports. Bike rentals are limited. Helmets are required for all participants.

Dates Sundays - June 12, 19 ; July 3, 10, 24; August 14, 21, 28

Time Registration 9:00-10:00 at the Keystone Tent in River Run Events Plaza. Race time 10:00-11:00

Location River Run Village Events Plaza

Price Free Registration

Ages Race Categories are co-ed - 2-3 years and 4-5 years

Meet the Rescue Dog

Meet a Keystone Ski Patrol Rescue Dog each Sunday this summer. One of our furry ski patrol and their handler will be at the Kidtopia Headquarters to teach you about how they keep us safe on the mountain.

Free admission
Kidtopia Headquarters in the Lobby of Expedition Station
All ages welcome
This activity will not be available July 3rd

Kidtopia Discovery Days

Kids' Discovery Days just made Tuesdays this summer much hotter. The whole family will enjoy spending the day in the River Run Village with rotating entertainers, face painters, photo booth, DJ, arts & crafts, gem mining, bungee trampoline, musical instrument features, life size chess, and more!

11:00-11:45 Performer/Entertainer

11:00 - 1:00 Face Painters

11:00 - 1:00 Photo booth, Spin Art, Crafts, DJ

Entertainer Schedule

June 21 - The "Professional Alex Zerbe Zaniac" - Enjoy gut busting jokes and physical stunts from this entertainer. Be ready for flaming torches, juggling bowling balls, and audience participation.

June 28 - Mitch Harwood - Mysto Magic - Mysto Magic is a magician with a sense of humor. Enjoy his sense of humor as he amazes with illusions and magic tricks.

July 5 - Denver Zoo - Learn about the animal kingdom from the trainers at the Denver Zoo. Be ready for some of their special friends to visit with them!

July 12 - Peter Davison - "Up in the Air" - Juggling, dancing, and laughing are in store when you watch Peter Davison.

July 26 - Neil Mcintyre - Professional Speaker, Hip-Hop Emcee, Beatboxer & Goofball. Performing as "Mr. Kneel" Neil Mcintyre uses his talents to encourage children's social, emotional, and cognitive development. Expect an uplifting show with original hip-hop inspired songs.

August 2 - Warren Hammond - Smirk - The duo of Comedian Reid Belstock and juggler Warren Hammond bring you an exciting show with their slapstick antics, juggling, comedy, and other zaney tricks you will have to see for your self.

August 9 - Denver Zoo - Learn about the animal kingdom from the trainers at the Denver Zoo. Be ready for some of their special friends to visit with them!

Stay with Key to the Rockies and receive 20%OFF lodging, complimentary breakfast, and early check-in at 10.30 to enjoy the entertainers! Use promo code "KIDS"

Valid on weeknight stays Sunday-Thursday only

Two night minimum stay

Valid July 5 - August 12, 2016

Mountain Top Cupcakes and Canvasses

Cupcakes and Canvas has a new outlook from the top of Dercum Mountain at the Summit House. Let your child unleash their creative side with an hour of instructor led painting. Your child will enjoy the sweet rewards of their artistic effort as well as a cupcake.

Bring the whole family, this event is a part of the Friday Afternoon Club. Enjoy a free gondola ride to the top, yard games, food and drink specials, and live music.

Dates: June 17 and 24; July 1, 8, 15, and 22; August 5 and 19

Time: 4:00-5:00

Location: Summit House (on top of Dercum Mountain - get a free foot pass for the gondola at the guest services)

Cost: $15

Registration: Advance registration is suggested.

Friday Afternoon Club

Take a FREE GONDOLA RIDE to the top of Dercum Mountain every Friday from 1:00 - 7:00 where you will enjoy yard games, live music, drink and food specials.

1:00 - 2:00 Free Kidtopia Yard Activities - Horseshoes, corn hole, ladderball, bocce, ball, and more
4:00 - 5:00 Mountain Top Cupcakes and Canvass ( $15.00)
4:00 - 7:00 Live Music, Drinks, Food Specials

Band Schedule:
June 10: Local Folk
June 17: Dam-Na-Tion, Zuma Road or Funky Johnson
July 8: Jet Set
July 15: Dam-Na-Tion, Zuma Road or Funky Johnson
July 22: Local Folk
July 29: TBD
August 5: High Five
August 12: Dam-Na-Tion, Zuma Road or Funky Johnson
August 19: Chancer's Hooley
August 26: Schwingers
September 2: High Five