Explore Keystone Festivals This Summer

Posted July 12, 2022
Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival Sign and Crowd

If you joined us for the Keystone Bacon & Bourbon Fest in June, you know that Keystone can throw a party.  We’re all about good food, good drinks, good people and all-around good times! Keystone Festivals take place throughout the summer and run through September, offering local flavors and local music right in the heart of Keystone.

Festival pro tips:

  • River Run Village is where it’s at! Every Keystone Festival is held conveniently at our very own River Run Village.

  • Keystone is about family! There’s something for everyone and all ages at the Keystone Festivals so bring the whole gang.

  • Sundays are fun days! Enjoy all the fun with less crowds and wrap up your mountain weekend by attending the second day of festival festivities.


Keystone Wine & Jazz: July 16-17

Sip, savor and snack your way through the weekend all while enjoying some great tunes and beautiful views. This year, Wine & Jazz is bringing the fun right from our backdoor! The festival will spotlight local food vendors, wine enthusiasts from our community and Colorado jazz musicians.

River Run Art Festival at Keystone: July 23-24

With over 80 artists from across the country, the River Run Art Festival at Keystone is sure to color you impressed. The outdoor gallery will showcase a variety of handmade art available for purchase so you can take home a little piece of Keystone. Explore the diverse exhibits, learn about local and national artists and discuss their creative processes. The array of original art will include paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media and more. Admission is free and open to the public.

The 25th Annual Bluegrass & Beer Festival: August 6-7

Celebrate 25 years of one of Colorado’s longest running beer festivals! Taste seasonal brews and special pours topped with 12 different bluegrass acts. Not a beer drinker but still love bluegrass? Don’t worry, there will be hard seltzers, kombucha, cider and more available. Not a drinker but still love bluegrass? Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy the free live music all weekend long at River Run Village.

Mountain Town Music Series: July 30, August 13 & 20

Celebrate summer in Keystone with outdoor concerts, photo booths, face painting, cash bar and more. Live music runs from 1:30-5:00 pm, plus enjoy performances from the Salida Circus with acrobats, stilt walkers and magicians! So, sit back, relax and enjoy Mountain Town Saturdays. View the schedule here.

Keystone Oktoberfest: September 3

Last but not least, end your summer on a high note with Keystone’s Oktoberfest! Raise a stein, join in with the oompah bands or try out some traditional German dance. Oktoberfest is filled with fun for the whole family -- bring the kids and check out Kinderfest, filled with kid-centric activities like polka and yummy authentic German food.


For the full schedule of events, details and to purchase tickets, visit www.keystonefestivals.com.


We can’t wait to see you there!