Activities

Activities happening in Park City and Deer Valley

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Beginning May 24, Park City Mountain will offer a variety of outdoor activities at the Park City Base Area including one of the world’s longest alpine slides; the ZipRider and Flying Eagle Zip Lines; a 4,000 ft alpine coaster; and miles of hiking, mountain biking opening date is yet to be determined. PayDay Lift will open on May 24 followed by Crescent Lift on June 17. Town Lift will be open for scenic rides beginning June 17 through August 21. New this summer, Park City will also offer three new attractions for children weighing between 30 – 100lbs., including a small kids’ zipline and kids’ challenge course that are targeted to open Memorial Day Weekend and a kids’ summer tubing hill targeted to open in July.

Canyons Village
The Canyons Village Base

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Excerpts of this blog were taken from Park City Magazine's Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Golden Spike article by Michaela Wagner

There will be a slew of Golden Spike 150 celebrations throughout the state this month, making the hearts of railroad and history fans happy!  The Golden Spike 150th anniversary is a celebration of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, with many family-friendly events and exhibits through-out the state of Utah.  

If you don't want to travel too far here are several events happening close to Park City:

Whistle Stop in Echo, May 8

Big Boy No. 4014, one of Union Pacific’s historic steam locomotives, rolls into Echo (3525 S. Echo Rd,) as part of Spike 150 revelry. Summit County’s festivities begin at 8

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Park City Mountain’s Spring Grüv festival is happening now through closing day (April 7) with activities, music and special events at both base areas every day! This year’s Spring Grüv will be highlighted by the two remaining Saturday concerts:  Anderson East on March 30 (Park City Mountain Village) and Dragondeer on April 6 (Canyons Village). Other activities include free s’mores, family après activities, meet and greets with the avalanche dogs.  

The big event everyone looks forward to is the 23rd annual Pond Skimming competition held at the top of the Red Pine Gondola just outside Red Pine Lodge.  Competitors must dress up in costume and try to cross a 100 foot pond on either skis or snowboard.  The hilarity that plays out is well worth the wait for

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Food & Wine just published a great article detailing the best places to eat and drink if you only had 100 hours in Park City. They include 11 must-try spots to eat and drink in what they call a skiers and eaters mecca.  Places mentioned are: No Name Saloon, Firewood, Harvest, Mid Mountain Lodge at Park City Resort, The Farm and others.  

So, read the full article here and let us know what are your musts for food and drink while visiting Park City? 

 

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The 16th annual Deer Valley Music Festival continues the tradition of pairing well-known, popular artists with the Utah Symphony in the beautiful outdoor setting at Park City’s Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.  Just this week the 2019 line-up was announced, the seven-week, 17-concert music festival begins on Friday, June 28, 2019 and runs through Saturday, August 10, 2019.   There is a big range of talent this year including: Utah native Marie Osmond, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Botti, Patriotic Celebration with Hugh Panaro, Aretha Franklin Tribute, Disney in Concert, Music of the Rolling Stones and much more!   

Concerts at Park City’s Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater can't be beat with the mountain surrounding the stage in an

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After 10 days and 121 features films, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival awarded 28 prizes to filmmakers.  There are several categories for the awards: U.S. Grand Jury Documentary and Dramatic, World Cinema Grand Jury Documentary and Dramatic, Audience Award U.S. Documentary and Dramatic, Audience Award World Documentary and Dramatic, Directing Awards, Special Jury Awards, and NEXT Awards.  

It was a busy Sundance Film Festival here in Park City but it generates tons of business for our economy and brings people from around the world to our small little town.  To see the full list of winners go here: 2019 Sundance Film Festival Winners

 

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The Adventure Sport Network named Park City Mountain as one of the 6 best terrain parks in North America!  Terrain parks have become increasingly important for mountain resorts, from massive hits to inventive jib features, it is important to get it right.  Park City Mountain was the only resort on the list in Utah, and has nearly doubled its freestyle terrain after merging with the former Canyons Resort, offering eight terrain parks and two half-pipes.

The Adventure Sport Network notes that Park City Mountain has some of the best shaped step-downs and most creative rail set-ups out of anywhere.  They also say that even though many Olympians and pros train there, there is room for those starting out, with a diverse progression of parks, from its kid

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As published on Parkcitymag.com by Michaela Wagner on 12/31/18

First Friday Fireworks

January 4 @ 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Why celebrate the new year just once? Join Park City Mountain for a day of family activities, food specials, live music, and a fireworks display at Canyons Village. Get your groove on with DJ Velvet starting at 2:30 p.m. and don’t forget to grab a complimentary donut (or three) from the deck. The fireworks begin at 5:30 p.m. parkcitymountain.com

Jaron Lanier

January 5 @ 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

There are few parts of our lives that aren’t intertwined with the internet. Now is your chance to get the perspective of one of the pioneers who helped create it. Jaron Lanier, scientist, musician, writer, and virtual entrepreneur,

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Many come to Utah for skiing and snowboarding, but 'The Greatest Snow on Earth' can provide residents and visitors with so much more! Check out all these activities that have nothing to do with skiing or snowboarding.

Ice Skating
Looking for a winter activity the whole family can enjoy? Visit any of Utah's many ice skating rinks for a fun activity for any skill level. From the warmer indoor rinks to watching the snow fall as you skate outside, ice skating is a quintessential winter time activity. Click here for more information on some of Utah's most popular ice skating rinks.

Snowshoeing
Love hiking and/or backpacking in the summer and looking to get out in nature during the winter? Strap on a pair of snowshoes and hit the trails! Snowshoes provide a

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Excitement is building for the 2019 Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski World Championships that will take place Feb 1-10 at Deer Valley Resort, Park City Resort, and Solitude Mountain Resort.  This will be the biggest winter sports event held in Utah since the 2002 Winter Olympics.  

More than 1,800 athletes and team officials will attend the Championships. There will be 29 competitions including qualifying and final rounds with 13 FIS events showcased, and $750,000+ in prize money. Three new Olympic events will be hosted for the first time at a FIS World Championships: freeski big air, mixed team snowboard cross and team aerials.

Deer Valley Resort will host the moguls and aerials competitions.  Park City Resort at Canyons Base area will host the

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