Special Events

Ken-Caryl Ranch is pleased to bring a variety of special events to our community throughout the year that appeal to residents of all ages! Please take a moment to check out our upcoming events! Interested in sponsoring one of our events? Please click on the button below to see how we can partner with you to make our events even more special!

2024 SPECIAL EVENTS

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

The Ken-Caryl Community Garage Sale will be held Friday and Saturday, June 7-8 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join neighbors across the community by hosting your own garage sale. Please register to appear on our Community Garage Sale Map using the button below. The map below will show addresses for all registered sales in the community. Submissions will be listed on the map by Monday, June 3 by 4 p.m. The deadline to submit your address is Monday, June 3 at 12 p.m. Please note that the map does not automatically update after completing your submission and that updates will be made periodically until the final update is made on Monday, June 3 by 4 p.m.

Garage Sale signs are available for purchase at the Ranch House front desk for $8, cash or check only.

Don’t forget to follow the Signage Policy when you place out your garage sale signs!

NEW this year! Bring unsold items to the Ranch House on Sunday June 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.. Goodwill will have a truck available in the Ranch House parking lot, near the Disc Golf Course, for drop-off of unsold items. Please visit the Goodwill website for information about what will Goodwill can accept, https://goodwillcolorado.org/donate/material-donations/.

Need to schedule a furniture pick up? Visit Arc at https://www.arcthrift.us/

 

Date:

Friday & Saturday, June 7-8

Time:

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where:

Throughout Ken-Caryl Ranch

Cost:

Free

TASTY TUESDAYS

Be sure to join us for Tasty Tuesdays each Tuesday beginning May 7, and running through July 30, from 5:30-8 p.m. in the Ranch House parking lot, where we will host food trucks – from the sweet to the savory – for your eating pleasure! To see the current lineup of featured food trucks, including links to view their menus, click on the button below!

*Please note: Truckster manages and schedules the food truck lineup each summer for Ken-Caryl Ranch. This ensures truck availability, fairness, variety, dietary needs and accountability. With the exception of residents being responsible for food truck purchases, this is a community benefit at no cost to the Master Association or residents

Date:

Tuesdays, May 7 – July 30

Time:

5:30- 8 p.m.

Where:

Ranch House Parking Lot

Cost:

Charge for food.

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS

NEW for 2024! Join us for Food Truck Fridays on May 3, June 7, July 5 and Aug. 9 from 5:30-8 p.m. in the Dakota Lodge parking lot, where we will host food trucks – from the sweet to the savory – for your eating pleasure! To see the current lineup of featured food trucks, including links to view their menus, click on the button below!

*Please note: Truckster manages and schedules the food truck lineup each summer for Ken-Caryl Ranch. This ensures truck availability, fairness, variety, dietary needs and accountability. With the exception of residents being responsible for food truck purchases, this is a community benefit at no cost to the Master Association or residents.

Date:

Fridays, June 7, July 5 and Aug. 9

Time:

5:30- 8 p.m.

Where:

Dakota Lodge Parking Lot

Cost:

Charge for food.

June 7 Entertainment!

July 5 Entertainment!

August 9 Entertainment!

OUTDOOR EDUCATION TAKES FLIGHT

raptor landing on perch

Join us for a fun-filled Nature Day! The Open Space Committee and Ken-Caryl Rangers would like to invite the community to a morning of learning and exploring in our open space. We will have options for a short, guided hike, a nature scavenger hunt, wildlife education, crafts, historical tour and a visit from a live raptor (courtesy of the Raptor Education Foundation). The event is geared towards children 5-10 years in age.

We encourage carpooling or walking/biking to the event as parking is limited. Absolutely NO street parking along Killdeer Lane. Also, NO DOGS allowed for the protection of the live raptor at the event.

Date:

Saturday, June 15

Time:

10-11:30 a.m.

Where:

Bradford Fire Pit

Cost:

Free

ROCKIN’ IN THE RANCH

Experience the Rockin’ in the Ranch Summer Concert Series with the sensational Yellow Dogs! Get ready to groove at the Ranch House soccer field as we bring you an electrifying evening of  music from 5-7 p.m. Indulge in delicious offerings from food trucks, and treat your tastebuds to a symphony of flavors. Don’t forget to bring your own chairs for a comfortable and enjoyable night filled with rhythm, food and fun!

 

Complimentary water will be provided by ESS, the organization that supports Littleton Public Schools in recruiting, screening, training, hiring,  placing, and managing applicants interested in becoming substitute teachers.

Date:

Saturday, June 15

Time:

5-7 p.m.

Where:

Ranch House Soccer Field

Cost:

Free

MOVIE IN THE PARK

Come join us for an unforgettable outdoor movie night under the stars! We’re screening “The Sandlot” at RH Soccer Field as the sun sets. Remember to bring your own chairs for maximum comfort! Show begins at dusk, weather permitting.

Craving the perfect movie night experience? Look no further! Our $5 Combo Pack brings you the ultimate trio of treats: Popcorn, candy and refreshing pop! Cash only!

Date:

Saturday, June 22

Time:

Dusk – 10 p.m.

Where:

Ranch House Soccer Field

Cost:

Free

A big thank you to our Gold Sponsor, BAM Broadband, for sponsoring the Movie in the Park event!

ART FESTIVAL

Art Festival at Ken-Caryl

We are thrilled to invite you to the Ken-Caryl Ranch Art Festival, an annual celebration of creativity, culture, and community. Join us from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on June 29 at the Ranch House for an unforgettable experience that brings together artists, art lovers, and families from all around. From paintings to intricate sculptures, there’s something for everyone.

  • Food Trucks
  • Art Demos
  • Creation Station
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Twisting
  • Inflatables

Artwork will be selected by a panel of judges from the Ken-Caryl Art Guild.

Special thank you to Silver Sponsor Karen Lamar with Coldwell Banker Realty for helping to make this event a success!

Date:

Saturday, June 29

Time:

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where:

Ranch House

Cost:

Free

4TH OF JULY BASH

4th of july bash logo

Dive into the excitement at all three Ken-Caryl Ranch pools from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.! Enjoy a day packed with thrilling games, mouth-watering food, incredible inflatables, fantastic face painting, the best balloon twisting, and non-stop fun! Don’t miss out on the best party of the summer – see you there!

Date:

Thursday, July 4

Time:

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where:

All three pools

Cost:

Free

Community Center Pool Schedule of Events
Pool Opens: 10 a.m.
Limbo Contest: 12 p.m.
Pop Drop: 1 p.m.
Belly Flop Contest: 2 p.m.
Hoola Hoop Contest: 3 p.m.
Pool Closes: 5 p.m.

Ranch House Pool Schedule of Events
Pool Opens: 10 a.m.
Limbo Contest: 11 a.m.
Pop Drop: 12:30 p.m.
Boat Parade: 1:15 p.m.
Cardboard Boat Races: 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Belly Flop Contest: 3 p.m.
Hoola Hoop Contest: 4 p.m.
Pool Closes: 5 p.m.

Bradford Pool Schedule of Events
Pool Opens: 10 a.m.
Limbo Contest: 12 p.m.
Pop Drop: 1 p.m.
Belly Flop Contest: 2 p.m.
Hoola Hoop Contest: 3 p.m.
Pool Closes: 5 p.m.

KCRMA 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

In partnership with the historical Manor House, we welcome you to join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Ken-Caryl Ranch Master Association.

Live Music
Photo Booth
Candy Station
Balloon Art
*Food Trucks
*Dessert Trucks
*Beer & Wine
*Items available for purchase

Date:

Wednesday, July 10

Time:

5-10  p.m.

Where:

Manor House

Cost:

*Free
*Items available for purchase

Save the Date!

50th Anniversary Party – July 10

Rockin’ the Ranch – July 13

Movie in the Park – July 20

Rockin’ the Ranch – Aug. 10

Doggie Dip Day – Aug. 17

Movie in the Park – Aug. 24

Brunch and Bingo – Sept. 14

Barn BrewHa – Sept. 21

Boo Bash – Oct. 25

Holiday Bazaar – Nov. 9

Veterans Day Celebration – Nov. 11

Dog Parade and Tree Lighting – Nov. 24

Holiday Happenings – Dec. 7