Activities

Activities happening in Park City and Deer Valley

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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/

Park City Songwriters Festival

 

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Miners Day Park City

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

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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

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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

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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
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Not everyone wants a hard, 3000 vert climb or tons of switch backs on their bike ride, sometimes you just want an easy cruise.  We have the perfect list for you put together by Park City Magazine: Biking Guide: 5 Easy Rides for Cruising Park City's Trails .  They are the perfect rides for beginners or those just looking to see Park City and enjoy a nice leisure ride.  Great for families too!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Deer Valley Resort will open for summer operations his Friday June 14!  It is going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside some hiking or biking.  Here are some of the other fun things happening this weekend in Park City:

Summit Yoga Series at Montage Deer Valley - The Montage Deer Valley will hold a free guided meditation and yoga session on Friday from 9-10am.  It will be led by on of the Montage's in-house fitness experts and will be held on the mountain lawn. 

Friends of Summit County Library Used Book Sale -  A used book sale will be open to the public with the Friends of the Summit County Library on Friday and Saturday starting at 10am.  It will be held at the Summit County Library Kimball Junction Branch.  Great way to get some books for

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Its that wonderful time of year again when the Park City Farmers Market opens for the 2019 season!  We are so excited for the fresh fruit, veggies, flowers, local artisans, and so much more.  It will take place again at the Silver King parking lot located at Park City Mountain Resort.  It is every Wednesday from 12pm-5pm through October or until the weather starts turning too cold.  We look forward to going every Wednesday it is one of the best things about Park City in the summer!

 Park City 2019 Farmers Market

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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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