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Keystone Kidtopia

Kidtopia is back and bigger than ever this year with activities for kids taking place daily.  It’s a festival designed just for them, a fun-filled, kid-friendly experience, but one that the whole family can enjoy!  Explore the ultimate Snow Fort at the top of Dercum Mountain, dance to live music in the plaza, have fun with arts and crafts, go Tubing for 80's Night, Enjoy free cookies at Dercum Square Ice Rink EVERYDAY and join in on continuing education activities on and off the slopes.  There’s always something fun going on for kids and their families!

Kidtopia Schedule of Events

There are daily and weekly Kidtopia Events from December 21st through April 20th.

Kidtopia

Free Cookies in Keystone

Cookie Hour at Dercum Square

Enjoy complimentary fresh baked M&M cookies at Dercum Square Ice rink every day at 4:00pm!

Dates:  Every day from December 21, 2013 through April 20, 2014

Location:  Dercum Square - River Run

Parking:  Free parking will be available in the River Run Parking Lot.

Riperoo with Kids

Riperoo's Village Parade

Come and join Ripperoo as he parades through the village with his Ski School friends.  Help them dance their way to the Dercum Square Ice Rink to enjoy complimentary cookies.  The parade also features performers, Ripp’s new parade float, and a horse drawn wagon for Ripperoo’s young friends to ride along!

Dates:  Every Saturday from December 21, 2013 through April 19, 2014
*Please note there will not be a parade April 5th or April 12th due to other events taking place in River Run Village*

Location:

        Start - River Run Ski School in the Gondola Plaza 

        End - Dercum Square Ice Rink

Hours of Operation: Parade begins at 4:00pm

Parking:   Free parking will be available in the River Run Parking Lot

Keystone Kid of the Week  Sign up to be Kid of the Week!   
 

Ready Paint Fire

Ready Paint Fire

Longtime Summit County family favorite Ready Paint Fire is pleased to announce the opening of their new location at Kidtopia Headquarters in Keystone! Ready Paint Fire is a "Paint Your Own" Art Studio, offering pottery and canvas painting daily from 11am to 7pm. Great for all ages and no experience necessary!  Choose from a wide selection of ceramic pieces such as mugs and platters or kid-tastic figurines or choose a canvas painting, pre-sketched for the little ones and step-by-step from a great variety of images for the older crowd. 

Hours: 11am - 7pm daily

Location: Kidtopia Headquarters at Expedition Station in River Run across from the ice-rink 

Price: $5 studio fee, plus whatever you pick out. Pottery prices range from $5 to $50, Canvas are $25

All Ages, No Experience Necessary!

Will close April 20, 2014 for the winter season and reopen June 2nd for summer.

Blurry Bigfoot

In Search of Bigfoot Night Adventure Walk

In Search of Bigfoot Night Adventure Walk teaches children about the area, animals & of course Bigfoot, while they embark on a nature walk in Keystone. The adventure walk is approximately one hour and fifteen minutes long.

Dates:  

Every Tuesday and Saturday at 7pm.  Last Bigfoot Adventure walk will be April 19, 2014

Location: River Run Village - Advanced Registration Required.

Registration Info:  For more information or to register for the adventure walk, please visit the River Run Village Activity and Dinning Center at the Buffalo Lodge (open 7 days a week from 8 am to 7 pm) or call 970-496-4FUN (4386), 800-354-4FUN (4386).  Advanced Registration Required.

Cost: Free

Parking: Free parking will be available in the River Run Parking Lot.


Cupcakes

Cupcakes & Canvases

We really put the art in après pARTy!  Let your little ones discover their inner Picasso during this 2 hour class. They will be guided by our art teacher to create artistic masterpieces and enjoy cupcakes while you enjoy an après beverage from the Warren Station bar. Class includes canvas, art supplies, cupcakes, and guidance.

Dates:
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Location: Warren Station Center for the Arts, River Run Village

Schedule of Events:            
4:30pm – doors open
5:00pm – class begins
6:30pm – clean up those paint-covered hands, participate in a group game, enjoy another cupcake and wait for your painting to dry.
7:00pm – Warren Station closes.  Please be sure to pick up your painting before 7:00pm!

Registration Info: 
                Register Online or call (970) 423-8994.
Cost:                                      $15 per child.
Parking:                                 Free parking will be available in the River Run Parking Lot.

Group Tubing at Adventure Point in Keystone

Snow Tubing at Adventure Point

Take the River Run Gondola up to Adventure Point during the day or under the lights at night for this must-do experience for all ages.  Our six tubing lanes vary from gentle to steep but all of them let you bump around, jump over hills, twist around, and smile until your cheeks hurt.  With our unique state-of-the-art conveyor lift, the amount of rides you take is up to you.

Dates:  Opening November 27, 2013 - April 20, 2014
Location: Adventure Point - top of the River Run Gondola
Hours of Operation:  10am until lifts close
Tubing Hours of Operation follow night skiing hours.  On nights with night skiing tubing closes at 7pm and 6pm on Sundays.  On days without night skiing tubing will close at 4pm.

Starting Dec 21:  tubing hill will be closed from 3-4:30 to groom.
Sessions will run every 15min throughout the day and a 30min session for the last ½ hour of the day.

Disco Tubing - Every Thursday at 4:30pm - 7:00pm (Paid Activity)  
*Disco Tubing will run from 3:00-4:00pm  Disco Tubing starting in April*

Reservations
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Reservations are highly recommended.  To reserve call 970-496-3000.
Hour long sessions start on the hour and half hour. You must be at least 42 inches tall to tube.

Cost:  $31/person for 1 hour

Check-In:  Check-in is located at the Mountain Services Center in River Run’s Gondola Plaza.  We recommend that foot passengers check in 40 minutes prior to your reservation.  During the Christmas holidays, we recommend you check-in one hour prior to your reservation.  If you are already up on the hill, check in at Adventure Point at the top of Dercum Mountain 15 minutes prior to your reservation.

Parking:  Free parking will be available in the River Run Parking Lot.

Stars

Starquest

Each week Keystone Science School will explore the furthest parts of our universe. We will provide a lesson activity, the chance to view celestial objects up close and personal and explore the winter constellations. This program will truly be out of this world.

Dates: Every Friday at 6:30pm
Last Starquest will be April 18, 2014 for the winter season.

Location: Expedition Station / Kidtopia Headquarters

Parking: Free parking will be available in the River Run Parking Lot

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