Keystone, CO (June 21, 2016) — Keystone Resort offers families the ideal location to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with a weekend of adventurous activities highlighted by an Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3. Throughout the holiday weekend, guests can enjoy summer snow tubing, downhill mountain biking, golfing, guided hiking, free family programs, lake activities and more. Starting at $119 a night, lodging accommodations are still available with savings up to 40 percent off if booked prior to June 30.
On Sunday, July 3, Keystone’s Independence Day Celebration will offer a day of outdoor festivities and family fun for all ages. The day’s activities will be centered in Keystone’s Lakeside Village, featuring an outdoor barbeque, a Stand Up Paddleboard obstacle course race on the five acre Keystone Lake, a petting zoo, pony rides, spin art, tie-dye t-shirt making, face painting, balloon animals and more. Many activities are free for the family! The celebration takes place in Lakeside Village beginning at 12 p.m. and culminates with a spectacular fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m.
The schedule of activities and events for Keystone’s Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3 Include:
Fishing Derby: 8-9:30 a.m.
Enjoy a morning spent at the Keystone Lake with a free fishing derby the entire family can enjoy.
Strider Bike Race: 9-11 a.m.
Keystone’s Kidtopia Strider Balance Bike Series is a free race series designed for children ages 2-5 years-old. The race takes place from 10-11 a.m. in River Run Village, with registration occurring from 9-10 a.m. Prizes are awarded to the top finishers.
Free Kidtopia Activities: 12-6 p.m.
Keystone’s signature Kidtopia, offering free daily programming all summer, presents a special lineup exclusive for the Independence Day Celebration. Free throughout the day in Lakeside Village, families can enjoy a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, balloon animals, popcorn and snow cones.
Lakeside Village Independence Day Celebration: 12-9:30 p.m.
An outdoor BBQ and bar will be available throughout the day, featuring classic American fare and signature adult beverages. Boat and bicycle rentals will be available at Keystone’s Adventure Center, including stand up paddle boards. A one-day only SUP obstacle course race will take place on the Keystone Lake.
Live Music Throughout the Day
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Lakeside Village with live music throughout the afternoon. Caribou Mountain Collective, a quartet from Nederland, Colo., kicks things off at noon with their original lyrics and instrumental Americana compositions. The Blackdog Band Trio will take the stage from 3-5 p.m., featuring an acoustic blend of blues, funk and jazz. Headlining the day will be Wash Park, a 13-piece, hard-hitting, high-energy dance and funk band set to take the stage at 7 p.m. for a two-hour set.
Fireworks Display: 9:30 p.m.
Celebrate America’s Independence with a free fireworks show at Keystone’s Lakeside Village, the only July 3 fireworks show in Summit County.
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 three 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, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. 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
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