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overhead crowd shot of people enjoying music with the text Keystone Festivals: Weekend Guide Mountain Town Music Fest


Keystone Festival’s mountain guide to Mountain Town Music Festival 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!

Get ready for an unforgettable music festival that caters to all ages! Join us for a day filled with boundless fun and excitement at our event, featuring an array of free live music performances to keep you grooving. But that’s not all! We have even more in store with the thrilling Salida Circus, promising entertainment for everyone. From the young to the young at heart, there’s something for everyone at this incredible festival. Come one, come all, and let’s create cherished memories together! 

a girl and a boy leaning back towards each other holding a guitar and a microphone in black and white1. Friday Night Keystone Concert Series- The NewArkansans

Join us for a melodic extravaganza at our upcoming Mountain Town Music Festival! Mark your calendars for August 18th, from 4 to 6 pm, and get ready to sway to the enchanting tunes of The NewArkansans. Nestled in the heart of our picturesque mountain village, this free concert in the Village promises an unforgettable Friday night. As the sun sets over the breathtaking landscape, immerse yourself in the soulful melodies and infectious rhythms of this talented band. It’s an ideal opportunity to gather with friends and family, revel in the warm summer ambiance, and create beautiful memories.

2. Dine in Lakeside Village – Edgewater Cafe

view of a pretty lake with rope and barrier and rocks and a view of hotels in the distanceIndulge in a dining experience like no other at Edgewater Cafe, nestled in the picturesque Lakeside Village. Prepare to be swept away by the breathtaking views as you savor a delectable meal with friends and family. With a delightful menu that caters to every palate, their culinary offerings are sure to leave you satisfied. But it’s not just the food that makes Edgewater Cafe stand out – their warm hospitality and inviting ambiance create the perfect setting for a memorable dining experience. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or a larger celebration, Edgewater Cafe is also available for group bookings, ensuring that everyone can partake in the joy of this lakeside gem.

Come and relish the combination of fantastic food, awe-inspiring views, and delightful company at Edgewater Cafe – a true culinary delight in the heart of Lakeside Village.

PLAYGROUND PRO TIP: While visiting Edgewater Café, check out the Adventure Center and their amazing activities!

3. Activities for all ages!

four happy children playing with bubbles The Keystone Children’s Center offers childcare during the summer and winter seasons! Perfect for children too young for summer mountain activities, or those needing a break from the family outdoor fun. During the summer, drop off your kiddos starting at 9:30 Friday through Sundays. The Children’s Center offers a safe and fun-filled environment while parents can enjoy all that Keystone has to offer!

Playground Pro Tip: Reservations must be made in advance as space is limited, call ahead and get your kiddos spot secured!

4. Take the Scenic Routeview of the beautiful mountains of keystone with a sign that says Brahma expert terrain

Elevate your mountain experience with our Scenic Gondola Rides! Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Colorado Rocky Mountains from 11,640 feet, whisking to the summit of Keystone’s Dercum Mountain. Capture stunning views of Lake Dillon, the Continental Divide, and the Ten Mile Range. Whether it’s hiking, photo ops, or a leisurely lunch, there’s something for everyone. Running Thursday through Monday, from now until September 4, and make your mountain memories last.

PLAYGROUND PRO TIP: The scenic gondola is open Thursday through Monday, book your tickets in advance!