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picture of a man holding a beer stein with the text keystone festivals weekend guide: keystone oktoberfest


Keystone Festival’s mountain guide to Oktoberfest Weekend

Keystone Festivals are legendary for bringing summer fun to the mountains, but there’s so much more to do in Keystone, we can’t fit it all in one weekend! Lucky for you, we’ve narrowed down which Keystone activities pair best with each Keystone Festival so you can plan your perfect Keystone Festival weekend!

As September begins in Keystone, the stage is set for an unforgettable weekend brimming with Bavarian flair.

Oktoberfest may have a date on the calendar, but the spirit lingers, inviting you to extend your stay and immerse yourself in Keystone experiences. Beyond the cheerful clink of beer steins, Keystone beckons with a medley of delights – indulge in gourmet dining, perfect your tennis serve, watch your little ones flourish at the Keystone Children’s Center, and let the rhythm of our Keystone Concert Series serenade your evening. So, let September’s symphony guide your senses on an extended weekend journey through the wonders of Keystone!

  1. Friday Night Keystone Concert Series – Brendan O’Hara black and white picture of brendan o'hara playing the guitar sitting on the hood of a vintage car

Unveil the magic of an extraordinary musical journey as we launch your extended Keystone weekend with Brendan O’Hara’s captivating performance. Join us on September 1st from 4-6 pm in the enchanting River Run Village, where Brendan’s musical artistry comes alive from 4pm – 6pm. Using guitar, keyboard, and live-looping technology, Brendan crafts a symphony that defies genre boundaries. His beatboxing guitar strums and piano melodies blend seamlessly, creating a unique, modern sound that’s both mesmerizing and nostalgic. Get ready for an evening of raw vocals, rhythmic layers, and boundless energy that enchants you. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Brendan O’Hara’s soulful fusion in River Run Village!

  1. Dine at The Ranch

picture of keystone ranch restaurant dining area with wooden tables, nice chandelier and fireplaceThe Keystone Ranch is much more than just the golf course! Dine at The Ranch, where rustic charm meets Colorado’s finest flavors. From fresh salads to exquisite cuts of meat paired with delectable sides, your taste buds are in for a treat! Secure your table and book a reservation now! The cozy living room, crowned by a centerpiece fireplace, sets the stage for celebrations, family gatherings, and après adventures!

PLAYGROUND PRO TIP: Check out the Keystone Ranch Course located near The Ranch restaurant!

  1. Match, Set, Point!lady with a tennis racket at keystone tennis center

Take your Keystone getaway to the next level by diving into a thrilling tennis showdown at the Keystone Tennis Center located across from Lakeside Village. No matter if you’re a tennis pro or a newbie eager to give it a shot, Keystone’s year-round hub offers gear rentals for those coming from out of town or full-court rentals for those who want to host their own matches! The Keystone Tennis Center offers options like private lessons, lively junior sessions, and grown-up clinics that guarantee an ace time for all.

PLAYGROUND PRO TIP: Call in advance to secure your lessons!

  1. Activities for all ages!

four happy children playing with bubblesThe Keystone Children’s Center offers childcare during the summer and winter season! Conveniently located in the Silver Mill Courtyard, drop off your kiddos starting at 9:30 Friday through Sundays. Sometimes Mom and Dad need a dance break at a festival without worrying about the kiddos!

PLAYGROUND PRO TIP: Reservations must be made in advance as space is limited.