Kidtopia’s Experience for Spring Break
posted by: Amber Johnson
Bluebird days, warmer temperatures, and spectacular skiing and riding conditions are a few of the best things about spring at Keystone, along with the return of the second annual Kidtopia Experience March 5-11, offering the ultimate setting for a family-style spring break in the mountains.
The Kidtopia Experience highlights the resort’s signature family programming, and culminates with the first-ever Snow Pants Dance Party on Saturday, March 11, featuring free live outdoor music performances by Koo Koo Kanga Roo and Pop ROCKS. Lodging begins at just $189 a night, with all kids 12 and younger skiing free with any two or more night stay booked through the resort.
All week families can enjoy free, daily Kidtopia events and activities with a musical twist, leading up to special celebrations on Friday and Saturday. For a full schedule of Kidtopia Experience events, plus information on lodging, lift tickets, ski school and activities, visit KeystoneResort.com.
The Kidtopia Experience’s Friday Wacky Tacky Bounce Party
On Friday, March 10 from 4-7 p.m., the Keystone Lodge & Spa will host the free Wacky Tacky Bounce Party, complete with inflatable bounce houses, arts and crafts, cookie decorating, a photo booth and photo opportunities with Koo Koo Kanga Roo. After working up an appetite guests can indulge in a family-friendly dinner buffet at the Edgewater Cafe and cap off the evening with a special 7 p.m. fireworks display in Lakeside Village.
The Kidtopia Experience’s Saturday Snow Pants Dance Party
On Saturday, March 11, Koo Koo Kanga Roo will kick off the day’s celebration, joining Keystone’s youngest skiers and riders participating in Ski & Ride School programs at Camp Keystone for a special outdoor morning song and warmup. After the ski day, families can make their way to River Run Village to participate in the Kidtopia Experience’s Snow Pants Dance Party from 3 to 6 p.m. March in the Kidtopia Village Parade, munch on free cookies, and enjoy live outdoor performances by Koo Koo Kanga Roo and Pop ROCKS in the heart of River Run Village.
Pop ROCKS is a high-energy group sure to entertain all ages with their live performance, featuring a variety of hit music genres and top dance party favorites, costume changes, special effects and interactive shows. Pop ROCKS combines the music of a DJ with the theatrics of a Broadway musical and the energy of an arena rock show.
Koo Koo Kanga Roo is a kid-friendly band with catchy pop melodies and infectious dance beats, featuring sing-alongs and choreographed group dancing during their live shows. The duo, who partners with the brain break teacher’s website GoNoodle to produce short and fun videos encouraging kids to dance, has toured stateside and internationally with Frank Turner, The Aquabats, MC Lars and Yo Gabba Gabba Live.
The Kidtopia Experience provides the perfect complement to Keystone’s on-snow offerings, including more than 3,000 skiable acres of terrain, a 3.5-mile long Family Ski Trail, the longest ski day in Colorado with night skiing, 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. March is traditionally one of Keystone’s snowiest months, providing the perfect setting for a spring ski trip.
Photo: Tom Cohen