Park City is known for the multiple events and concerts it has during the 4th of July holiday. It is one of the best times to be in Park City and celebrate America! Here are just a few of the main things going on this weekend and on Monday July 4th.
On Saturday July 2nd, the Deer Valley Music Festival kicks off at the Snow Park Amphitheater. The Utah Symphony puts on this annual celebration of all things American, playing red, white, and blue favorites. This is a very popular event and is a great way to start off the weekend celebrations. The concert starts at 7:30pm and tickets range from $35 to $65. To purchase tickets and for more information please click on this link: http://www.deervalleymusicfestival.org/concerts/item/60-patriotic-celebration-at-deer-valley.
The very next night, Sunday July 3rd, St. Regis's Big Stars, Bright Night Outdoor concert series begins at Snow Park Amphitheater. The headliner is Thriving Irovy with opening acts by The Alternate Routes and A Silent Film. Kick off Independence Day weekend with a trio of independent artists! For more info and tickets go to: http://www.deervalley.com/events-calendar/2011/july/st-regis-big-stars-bright-nights-outdoor-concert-series-thriving-ivo.html.
Also on Sunday July 3rd the Canyons is celebrating Independence Day one day early, with it's annual bash. The July 3rd celebration is free and open to everyone. There will be live music by 10 piece band, The Soulistics, followed by fireworks display. The concert starts at 7:30pm in the Resort Village with fireworks at 9:30pm. Bring blankets, chairs and the family! The Cabriolet and Frostwood lifts will open at 4:00pm to start taking people up to set up their blankets and chairs. Please carpool or take the bus as this is a popular event and parking is limited. Go to www.thecanyons.com for more information.
On Monday July 4th, Park City is holding their annual 4th of July Parade and Celebrations. Here is an outline of the events taking place all day:
8:00am- Cole Sport 5K fun run, $25 registration, call 435-649-4806 to register
11:00am - Famous 4th of July Parade with over 70 floats down Main Street & Park Avenue, and an Air Force Fly Over
10am-9pm - Rugby games, live music (4 different bands), and BBQ at north end of City Park and from 12pm to 4pm there will be a beer garden, games, pie eating contests, and children's activities.
With all of it culminating with fireworks from Park City Mountain Resort at dusk. Park City Mountain Resort will have extended hours that day from 10am to 9pm so you can ride the Alpine Coaster all day and night!
Wow, so much to do and all in one weekend! It truly is a great time to come up to Park City and experience how this tight knit community makes July 4th so special and is so proud to be part of this great Country. Have a safe and happy 4th!