DAILY FUN

KIDTOPIA IN WINTER

Kidtopia is the ultimate playground for family fun and adventure.
Enjoy the fun-filled, kid-friendly events taking place every day of the season.

Kidtopia Headquarters

Come play where you and your family can take kidding around to a whole other level. At Kidtopia Headquarters, families will find every kind of fun they can dream of from toys and games like giant Legos and foosball to interactive activities and crafts. Stop in and kid around every day between 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Kidtopia Headquarters is located in Expedition Station in River Run Village. Please do not leave your children unsupervised. 


Dates and Time: Daily through April 6 | 9:30a.m. - 2:30p.m.
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: All ages welcome, adult supervision required
Registration: No registration required 

Kidtopia Snow Fort

Join us for the Grand Opening of the Snow Fort on December 15 at 11 a.m. Then, the Snow Fort is open daily until 4 p.m. based on the mountain operating schedule. 

Dates and Time: Daily through April 8, Open for play whenever foot passenger access is available. 

Location: Dercum Mountain Summit
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required | Free access to snow fort with valid season pass, lift ticket, or scenic ticket 

Cookie Time

Looky, looky, we got cookies! Finish off your day of fun with some freshly baked cookies over at the Keystone Activities and Dining office at 4p.m. Be sure to get there on time to get your om-nom on. They go quick. (On Saturdays, Cookie Time immediately follows Ripperoo’s Parade at Dercum Ice Rink.)

Dates and Time: Daily through April 8 | 4p.m.*
Location: Keystone Activities & Dining Office, River Run Village (*Saturdays: Cookie Time to immediately follow Ripperoo’s Parade at Dercum Ice Rink)
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Winter Movie Matinee

Rated PG for “Can we PLEEEASE GO?!!” If you’re looking for a fun way to unwind after a wild day on the mountain, come catch a family-friendly flick. There’s plenty of comfy seating and enough free popcorn and treats for everyone.

Dates and Time: Every Monday through April 1 | 4:30 - 6:00p.m. 
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Movie list coming soon! 

Listen & Learn: Music 101

Nothing gets your ski boots tapping like music in the mountains. So grab your family and come enjoy live music ranging from Bluegrass and Bach to children’s songs and Rock. And if you feel like making some music of your own, you can join singalongs, learn about different instruments and play fun musical games. And you don’t even have to use your indoor voice.

Dates and Time: 
Every Tuesday through April 2 | 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Location: 
Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: 
All ages welcome
Registration: 
No registration required  

Meet the Avy Dog

Come make FURever friends with one of the bravest and friendliest furballs on the Keystone avalanche dog team. While you play with our four-legged hero, you’ll also get to learn about avalanche safety and see just how courageous (and cute) our avalanche patrol dogs really are. And don’t forget your camera to snap an adorable pic with the pup!

Dates and Time: Every Tuesday through April 2 | 4:30 - 5:30p.m. | Presentation starts at 4:30p.m. 
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Colorado's Critters - Wildlife Education Station

Think Ripperoo is the wildest animal at Keystone? Think again. Come learn with Friends of the Dillon Ranger District about all the wildlife that calls Summit County home from black bears and beavers to mountain goats and moose. You’ll get a hands-on look at animal tracks, scats, and furs. Plus, you can see how each animal is specifically adapted to life in the rugged Rocky Mountains. It’s wild fun for critters of all ages.


Dates and Time: Every Wednesday through April 3 | Drop-in program from 1:30 - 2:30p.m.
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Meet & Greet with Ripperoo

He’s furry, he’s funny, and he can rip up the slopes like no other dog. He’s Ripperoo and he wants to meet you! Come by Kidtopia Headquarters to have your picture taken and hang out with our mountain mascot.


Dates and Time: Starting December 19, every Wednesday through April 3 | 4:30 - 5:30p.m.
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Family Snowshoeing 101

Take the trail less traveled with your family and friends snowshoeing at the Nordic Center. New to the sport? No problem. They offer free snowshoeing lessons from 2 - 3p.m. Otherwise, make tracks and take in some of the most picturesque scenery in Rocky Mountains as we take tracks up little hills. Dress for snow exploring (coat, hat, gloves, wool socks, snow boots, or hiking boots). Strollers are best kept at home.


Dates and Time: Starting December 13, every Thursday through March 21 (weather permitting) | Program starts at 2:00p.m. | 2:00 - 3:00p.m.  
Location: Nordic Center, West Keystone
Age Requirements: All ages welcome. Parent supervision required.
Registration: No registration required 

Cupcakes & Canvas

You won’t find any starving artists in this art class! Come learn to paint like a pro from expert art teachers, and while you wait for your masterpiece to dry, you can stuff your face with delicious cupcakes.

Dates and Time: Every Thursday through April 4 (not occurring 11/22) | Class starts at 4:30p.m. | 4:30 - 5:30p.m.
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: $15 per person | Reservations can be made at the Activities & Dining Office, 970-496-4386

Super Snowy Science

Everyone likes a snow-it-all! So stop by and learn all there is to know about snowflakes, snow layers, the snow cycle, and avalanche safety from Keystone Science School instructors.

Dates and Time: Every Friday through April 5 | Program starts at 1:00p.m. | 1:00 - 2:00p.m.
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Ripperoo's Milkshake Social

I ski, you ski, we all ski for ice cream! After a fun day of skiing or riding, drop by the Mountain House between 4:30 - 5:30p.m. to build your own mini Go Big Burger milkshake! Color your very own milkshake mug and have your picture taken with the one and only Ripperoo. 

Dates and Time: Every Friday through April 5 | 4:30 - 5:30p.m.
Location: Mountain House 2nd Floor
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Craft-er-noon & Face Painting

Want to see the biggest smiles you’ve ever seen? Bring your kids down for  free face painting and arts and crafts activities. Arrive a kid, and leave looking like the princess, animal or super hero of your choice. And every week, there’s something new and amazing you can create to take home.

Dates and Time: Every Saturday through April 6 | 12:00 – 2:30p.m.
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Ripperoo’s Village Parade

If you feel it’s your duty to shake your booty, then it’s time to get down in the Ripperoo Village Parade. Join Ripperoo and the whole Keystone Ski & Ride School crew for music, dancing, free cookies and awesome giveaways. There’s a special dance performance in the middle of the village, and you can even have a chance to ride along on the float through River Run Village with Ripperoo! The parade starts at Gondola Plaza, heads through the village, and ends at Dercum Ice Rink.

Dates and Time: Every Saturday through April 6 | Parade begins at 4:00p.m.
Location: River Run Village
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

River Run Fireworks

Thought your day on the mountain was a blast? Then checkout Keystone’s unforgettable mountain-shaking fireworks display every Saturday night at 7 p.m. (8 p.m. after March 10th)! We’re not talking sparklers and bottle rockets here. This fireworks display is so huge you can hear it all the way in Frisco. But for the best view, grab your family and head to Gondola Plaza in River Run Village.

Date and Time: Every Saturday through April 6 | 7:00p.m., 8:00p.m. after March 10th 
Location: Gondola Plaza, River Run Village
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required 

Fireside Cocoa & Coloring

Want to stay toasty while you’re on the mountain? Join us at the Adventure Center in Lakeside Village from 1 -3p.m. to paint your own free winter mug and toast your family with some hot cocoa. When you’re finished warming up, be sure to ice dance like no one is watching while skating on Keystone Lake.


Dates and Time: Every Sunday through April 7 | 1:00 - 3:00p.m.
Location: Adventure Center, Lakeside Village
Age Requirements: All ages welcome
Registration: No registration required