Keystone Presents the Inaugural “Kidtopia Experience” Feb. 19-21

27 January 2016
Keystone, Colo. — Jan. 27, 2016 — Keystone Resort proudly presents the inaugural Kidtopia Experience, a weekend of family-friendly fun taking place Friday, Feb. 19 to Sunday, Feb. 21. While kids rule at Keystone every day of the season, this special weekend will provide excitement for all ages with free entertainment, including an outdoor concert from Grammy Award-winners, The Okee Dokee Brothers, with special guests, School of Rock. Throughout the weekend families can also enjoy time spent together on the snow, and in the village participating in a variety of free events and activities as a part of the Kidtopia Experience.
 
The Okee Dokee Brothers take the stage in Keystone’s River Run Village on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 4:45 p.m. for a free, all-ages concert. Before taking the stage on Saturday, the Okee Dokee Brothers will host a special meet and greet Friday evening, where guests can meet the band and participate in an Okee Dokee Karaoke sing-a-long. The musical duo grew up in Denver, Colo. and has put their passion for the outdoors at the heart of their Americana Folk music, performing family music with the goal of inspiring children and their parents to get outside and get creative. Special guests and aspiring young rockers from School of Rock Littleton will kick off the music on Saturday with a free concert at 3 p.m. in River Run Village.
 
The Kidtopia Experience provides the perfect complement to Keystone’s on-snow offerings, including more than 3,000 skiable acres of terrain, the longest ski day in Colorado, a Ski & Ride School that offers family private lessons, and endless adventure opportunities like mountaintop tubing, the world’s largest snow fort, and dining options for every culinary taste. Lodging starts at just $199 for a family-friendly one bedroom condo, plus Kids 12 and Under Ski FREE with any two or more night stay.
 
Keystone’s Kidtopia offers guests daily events and activities throughout the entire winter season, providing additional ways for families to enjoy their time spent at the resort. During the Kidtopia Experience weekend, families can take part in the following scheduled activities:
 
Friday, Feb. 19
9 a.m.-Close; Scavenger Hunt; Activities and Dining Office
9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Kidtopia Headquarters Open Hours; River Run Village
4 p.m.; Cookie Time; Dercum Square Ice Rink
4:30-5:30 p.m.; Okee Dokee Brothers Movie; Mountain House Lodge, Upstairs
5:30-6:30 p.m.; Okee Dokee Karaoke; Mountain House Lodge, Upstairs
6:30-7 p.m.; Okee Dokee Brothers Movie; Mountain House Lodge, Upstairs                            
 
Saturday, Feb. 20
9 a.m.-Close; Scavenger Hunt; Activities and Dining Office
9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Kidtopia Headquarters Open Hours; River Run Village
12:30-3 p.m.; Face Painting / Craft-er-Noon; Kidtopia Headquarters
3-6 p.m.; Family Craft Time; River Run Village
3 p.m.; Live Music - School of Rock; River Run Village
4 p.m.; Ripperoo’s Village Parade; River Run Village
4:30 p.m.; Cookie Time; River Run Village
4:45 p.m.; Live Music – Okee Dokee Brothers; River Run Village
5:45 & 7:15 p.m.; Bigfoot Adventure Walk; Kidtopia Headquarters
7 p.m.; Kidtopia Fireworks; River Run Village
 
Sunday, Feb. 21
9 a.m.-Close; Scavenger Hunt; Activities and Dining Office
9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Kidtopia Headquarters Open Hours; River Run Village
3:30 p.m.; Ice Cream with Ripperoo; Mountain House
4 p.m.; Cookie Time; Dercum Square Ice Rink
5:30 p.m.; Starquest Night Sky Exploration; Kidtopia Headquarters
 
Kids Ski Free
Now in its fourth season, Keystone’s Kids Ski Free program provides kids 12 and younger the opportunity to ski for free at the resort with no blackout dates. Easy on the wallet and easy on the rules, Kids Ski Free is available every day for the duration of the winter season, including weekends and holidays. All guests need to do to qualify is stay two or more nights in one of Keystone’s numerous accommodation options, which span from luxury hotel rooms to cozy ski-in, ski-out condominiums.
 
Skiers and riders can stay up-to-date with the latest information, terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, event details and the lowest priced lift tickets guaranteed at keystoneresort.com. Follow Keystone for daily updates, real-time information and exclusive promotions, contests and giveaways at www.facebook.com/Keystone, @Keystonemtn on Twitter and @keystone_resort on Instagram. Official video footage from the mountain may be viewed at www.YouTube.com/KeystoneColorado. Guests are encouraged to stay connected all season long by following #KeystoneMoments across platforms and sharing their favorite Keystone memories.
 
For more information about Keystone, visit www.keystoneresort.com or call (877) 204-7889. Follow the resort at @KeystoneMtn on Twitter or at www.Facebook.com/Keystone
 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.

 

Contact(s)

Russell Carlton

Email: rcarlton@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970.496.4065

Sara Lococo

Keystone Communications Manager
Email: slococo@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-1493
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