Outside Magazine featured a great article: The Ultimate Guide to Skiing in Utah detailing how to take advantage of the 10 ski areas all within one hour of Salt Lake City. Utah for sure has the easiest ski areas to access in North America and also some of the worlds best snow! Park City is featured as a huge piece in the article as being the best for families and those looking for things to do after skiing.
This is why you just can't beat Utah when it comes to skiing and all things outdoors!
Since 2011, Utahns and tourists have visited a winter wonderland in Midway. This Friday the 10th, Ice Castles opens for the season.
The acre-sized attraction features frozen tunnels, fountains, slides, and cascading towers of ice embedded with color-changing LED lights. The design of the castles changes year to year, with 20 to 40 ice artisans tasked with creating structures formed from thousands of icicles. Construction on the castles began in November.
Tickets are $13.99 for adults 12 and older and $9.99 for children ages 4 to 11 on Mondays through Thursdays. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, tickets are $17.99 for adults 12 and older and $11.99 for children ages 4 to 11. Standby tickets are $18 on weekdays and $22 on weekends. Tickets can be
It is almost Halloween and that means it time to get your costume ready and head to Main Street in Park City! Below is the schedule of fun events for the whole family! It is not to be missed!
Schedule of Events
3:00-5:00 p.m. Trick-or-Treating: Little ghosts and goblins are invited to Main Street for fun and safe Trick-or-Treating, compliments of participating merchants!
5:00 p.m. Dog Parade on Lower Main Street: Leashed, costumed dogs and their owners will meet below the Lower Main Street Pedestrian bridge at 4:45 p.m. The parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will march to Heber Avenue.
Getting to Main Street & Parking
Main Street will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 2 p.m.
The Park City Dine About happens every October and is a great time to try out Park City restaurants to eat more and pay less! The event goes through October 20, so you still have some time to take advantage of this great deal!
This two-week dining event features savory two-course lunches and three-course dinners at more than 30 area dining establishments. The best part – patrons enjoy these delectable dishes for an incredible value – just $10 or $15 per person for each lunch, and $20 or $40 per person for each dinner.
Here are just some of the restaurants participating: Billy Blanco's, Cafe Terigo, Chimayo, Courchevel Bistro, Fletcher's, Handle, Riverhorse on Main, Silver Star Cafe, and many more! See full list
The inaugural Park City Songwriter Festival will bring music to Park City Friday Sept. 13 and Saturday Sept. 14. The two-day event will take place at several places in Park City including: the Rockwell Listening Room, The Cabin, Flanagan's on Main, and The Spur Bar and Grill. There will be acoustic performances by award winning songwriters, keynote speeches by industry movers and shakers, and free workshops. Artists such as John Popper of Blues Traveler, Rita Wilson, North Mississippi Allstars, and Marc Brossard are just some of the names performing this weekend for the festival.
For the full line-up of events and to purchase tickets go here: https://www.parkcitysongwriterfestival.com/
It is almost Labor Day weekend and in Park City that means Miner's Day is celebrated on Labor Day Sept 2nd! Park City will be celebrating its 124th Miner's Day this year. Miners’ Day had its origins in 1896, as silver miners took a break and created a large parade down the city’s Main Street, with games following in City Park – much like it is today!
New this year will be Food Trucks in City Park, providing a unique selection for lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The day long festival features an early morning breakfast and 5K, a parade down historic Main Street at 11:00 a.m., an afternoon of fun in City Park for kids and families, plus a celebration of the community’s mining heritage at 2:00 p.m. with miners from around the west competing in
Park City will host the final two stages of Tour of Utah's grueling bike race, that features some of the world’s most prestigious teams and cyclists. The Tour of Utah now attracts worldwide attention as the top international cycling event that follows the Tour de France. With seven days of some of the greatest cycling challenges the world has to offer, the Tour of Utah is not to be missed. The final two stages this year will start and finish in Park City! Stage 5 will be on August 17 (day 6) of the tour and it will begin and end for the first time at The Canyons Village area at Park City Mountain. A winding trail across Summit County will take the race past Jordanelle and Rockport reservoirs for a total 85.1 miles (137 km) and 5,236 feet of
Hard to believe the Park City Kimball Arts Festival turns 50 this year, and everyone is invited to celebrate this weekend August 2-4 on beautiful Main Street! The Kimball Arts Festival is the main fundraiser for the Kimball Arts Center and with it being 50 years, there will be some special offerings this year. The Free to Fest is an offering this year for primary residents of Summit County, free admission for the whole festival! Residents must register by Friday Aug 2, to claim their free tickets, by going to kimballartcenter.org.
There also will be a new exhibit called "Festival Throughout the Ages," which is collection of photos taken during the festival's past 50 years. The exhibit will be on display in two locations, the Rockwell Room, at 268
From the Park Record submitted by Vail Resorts on July 22, 2019:
Vail Resorts on Monday announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Peak Resorts, at a purchase price of $11.00 per share, subject to certain conditions, including regulatory review and Peak Resorts’ shareholder approval.
Through the acquisition, Vail Resorts will add 17 U.S. ski areas to its network of resorts. Located near major metropolitan areas, including New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Columbus, St. Louis, Kansas City and Louisville, the resorts include:
Mount Snow in Vermont
Hunter Mountain in New York
Attitash Mountain Resort, Wildcat Mountain and Crotched