Holiday Your Heart Out at Keystone Resort

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Keystone - There's No Better Place To Spend The Holidays!
There's no better place to spend the holiday season than Keystone! Celebrate the season with us this year and take advantage of some great deals!

It's Never Too Early To Start Dreaming Of Christmas!
With over 3,000 acres of terrain spread over three mountain peaks and one of Colorado's longest ski days, you can make the most of your day with family and friends on the mountain.  Off the mountain, enjoy incredible holiday lodging discounts, holiday dining, special events and endless activities, Keystone has incredible vacation packages to accommodate your holiday needs.

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Plan Your Trip


Book online or call 866-736-8548 (+1-970-496-4500) to speak with a local expert.

Fireworks at Keystone

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Get the inside scoop on what is happening in Keystone.  Find weekly events, special programs, happy hour specials and discounts.

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Holiday Activities at Keystone

Turn your holiday vacation into a winter wonderland with these classic holiday activities.  From ice skating to Nordic skiing, snowmobiling to scenic gondola rides, wine tasting to tubing, or snowshoeing to sleigh rides, there’s something for everyone at Keystone. Call 800-354-4FUn to make your reservations.

Dinner & Scenic Sleigh Rides

Go dashing through the snow on a horse-drawn sleigh ride. Explore the historical Soda Creek Valley while being enchanted with tales of yesteryear. An adventure for the whole family.

Snow Tubing at Adventure Point

Relive your childhood, while making new memories at Keystone’s mountaintop tubing hill. Go fast and further on our multi-lane hill, and unlike old fashioned sledding, we even provide a lift ride back up, for more runs per hour! Children must be 36” tall to participate, but an adjacent free children’s tubing  hill lets the little ones in one the fun!

World's Largest Snow Fort

Make a morning or afternoon of it with a stop at our magical mountaintop snow fort. Let your imagination run wild as your climb, slide, and explore our incredibly for carved completely of snow and ice. Don’t forget the camera! 

Mountaintop Family Adventure Tours

Take a snowcat ride through the back mountains of Keystone Resort. Breathtaking views of the Continental Divide, Ten Mile Range and the Gore Range are just a part of the fun.

Ice Skating at Dercum Square or Lakeside Village

The 7,200-square-foot Dercum Square Ice Rink in River Run offers day and night skating. Enjoy some free ice time, with the only exception being if you need to rent your skates from the rink. Or visit the icerink at Lakeside Village. Keystone Lake boasts the largest Zamboni-maintained outdoor skating rink in North America!

Snowshoe & Cross Country Ski at the Keystone Nordic Center

Keystone's Nordic Center offers more than 9 miles (16 kilometers) of groomed trails and provides access to more than 35 miles (57 kilometers) of nearby packed trails through the White River National Forest.

Holiday Dining at Keystone

Spend the day on the slopes instead of the kitchen.  Keystone’s signature restaurants offer holiday menus that will create an unforgettable dining experience. Call 800-354-4FUN or use Open Table to make a reservation today.  

Fondue Fun with the Family
Der Fondue Chessel
Enjoy an authentic fondue experience atop Keystone's North Peak Mountain. It is a very cozy atmosphere with an element of adventure as your arrive by gondola. Reservations required.

Family on Sleigh Ride
Sleigh Ride Dinner
The Dinner Sleigh Ride is an amazing dining experience. You will take a horse drawn sleigh to an authentic homestead for dinner and entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.

Ranch Exterior in Winter
Keystone Ranch

Distinctively Colorado, Uniquely Keystone. The Ranch provides an authentic steakhouse experience, utilizing the finest quality meat, sustainable practices and locally sourced products. With an atmosphere of rustic elegance, set in an authentic 1930’s homestead, the Ranch carefully pays homage to the ranchers and farmers who helped settle the area, cultivating an unmatched family dining experience.

Kids Night Out
Kids Night Out
Kids, tonight is all about you! Send your parents on date night, because there’s FUN to be had! Join us for an evening of arts, crafts, movies, and more. Age-appropriate outdoor activities may be included, weather dependent. Dinner is served, and we even let you put your elbows on the table! Plus, you’ll enjoy our Sunday evening Kidtopia activity, Starquest Night Sky Exploration!
Date: Sundays, Nov 20-March 26 (no Dec 25th)
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Meet at Kidtopia Headquarters, Dercum Square River Run Village 
Ages: Ages 3-12
Cost:  $95 per child—includes dinner and activities 
Reservations: Reservations required.  Call 970-496-4386 to book.

More Holiday Options

Let us do the cooking for you this  Holiday Season! Our signature dining venues will be offering a variety of holiday inspired cuisine.   Call 970-496-4386 or visit for more information and reservations.

Alpenglow Stube  Enjoy breathtaking views while traveling in enclosed comfort aboard a two gondola ride to the top of North Peak where a delicious Christmas themed meal will be enjoyed. Reservations Required.
Bighorn Bistro  Enjoy the views of the Continental Divide and Keystone lake while you enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner with those closest to you at the comfortable Bighorn Bistro & Bar. Reservations Required.
Black Bear Grill  A traditional Christmas dinner the whole family will enjoy. Reservations Required.
Edgewater Cafe  Start your Christmas Eve morning off right with Santa on December 24 at the Edgewater Cafe. Santa will be enjoying Edgewater Cafe's delicious breakfast buffet from 8:00AM-10:00AM. 
Ski Tip Lodge  Come experience a holiday inspired four-course dinner menu and service that continues to receive rave reviews. Top off the night in a comfortable seat next to the rustic fireplace with a selection of from Ski Tip's celebrated desserts. Four course menu at $78/adult, three course menu at $45/child. Reservations required.

Holiday Events

In addition to daily Kidtopia Events, weekly fireworks, rail jams, concerts and special events - Keystone offers a range of holiday events throughout November and December.

Upcoming Holiday Events

Meet Santa at Keystone
You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm telling you why:  Santa Claus is coming to Keystone!  Santa will be making a handful of holiday appearances around Keystone Resort this winter.  Meet up with him for a few photos, for a couple laps around the ice rink, play time at the Kidtopia Snow Fort or for a very special breakfast before he's off to deliver toys to all the good girls and boys!
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Chef Ned's Chocolate Village

Visit Keystone’s one of a kind chocolate village display inside the Keystone Lodge lobby, just steps from Keystone Lake, our Adventure Center, and the delicious Bighorn Bistro. Our in-house pastry chef, Ned Archibald, crafts more than 7,000 pounds of chocolate into a magical display—trees, presents, a working gondola, chocolate waterfall, running train, and more!
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Chocolate Tours
Keystone Resort’s executive pastry chef Ned Archibald welcomes guests for a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into his world of decadent desserts and chocolate making at the resort. Take a break from the slopes one morning to experience these can’t-miss tours designed for kids (and parents), and meet the man himself, tour his chef’s workshop and make delicious treats of your own to take home.
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Daily Kidtopia Events
t’s a festival designed just for them, a fun-filled, kid-friendly experience, but one that the whole family can enjoy!  Explore the world's largest 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 and join in on continuing education activities on and off the slopes.  There’s always something fun going on for kids and their families!
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Weekly Ripperoo Parade & Fireworks
Come and join Ripperoo as he parades through the village with his Ski School friends every Saturday.  Help them dance their way to the Dercum Square Ice Rink to enjoy complimentary cookies.   The parade also features performers and a horse drawn sleigh bed for Ripperoo’s young friends to ride along.  Once the sun sets, watch the fireworks light up the sky over Dercum Mountain every Saturday night at 7:00pm throughout the winter!

Non-Denominational Christmas Eve Service
There will be a non-denominational church service Christmas Eve taking place in the Shavano room at the Conference Center at 6:00pm.

NYE Celebration & Concerts
Bring in the New Year at Keystone!  Join us for an evening full of activities and events including a Torch Light Parade on Dercum Mountain (visible from River Run Village),firework shows in Lakeside Village, cookie decorating downstairs at the Adventure Center and much more still to come!
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Non-denominational Christmas Eve Service will be held at the Keystone Conference Center at 6:00 pm.Contact: David Tubbs 970-485-2208 for more information.

Holidays with the Family at Keystone

Winter has arrived – and in a magical style. Just in time for The Holiday Season, Keystone Resort is revealing the winter wonderland that exists at The Keystone Lodge & Spa. As we enter the realm of the Holiday Season with festive activities and events including The Chocolate Village, Children’s Story Hour, Visit with Santa, the PJ Family brunch and ice skating around the 5 acre Keystone Lake, there’s no better place to spend the holiday season than at Keystone.  Learn About Keystone's Top Holiday Happenings this Holiday Season.

No hoops to jump through. No blackout dates. Simply stay two nights and kids 12 and under ski and ride free.

Kidtopia Activities

Find daily kid-friendly experiences that the whole family can enjoy.


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