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4 Reasons to Experience a Park City 4th of July

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Mike Renlund / Fireworks / Flickr

Mike Renlund / Fireworks / Flickr

Fourth of July is a great time to visit Park City and with Independence Day taking place on Saturday, you can take the whole weekend to enjoy the festivities! There are many activities for the whole family to participate in from morning until night throughout the city with a variety of entertainment. Bring the family and enjoy these four reasons to experience a Park City 4th of July!

2015 Park City Mountain Run 5K
A Park City tradition, the 2015 Park City Mountain Run is a 5K that usually brings around 1,000 runners to the city for the race. This is a wonderful race and a perfect way to start your holiday. Registration is $20 for kids and $30 for adults when you pre-register. Online registration closes on July 3 at 5 p.m. and prices are $25 and $35 the day of the race. You will receive a race t-shirt when you pre-register and can pick it up the day of the race. All proceeds benefit the Park City Ski Team as they train in hopes of reaching the Olympics.

4th of July Parade
The 4th of July parade is another Park City tradition that is one you won’t want to miss! Beginning at 11 a.m., the parade has of 70 floats that celebrate the history of Park City. Make sure to find a spot on Main Street or Park Avenue as the parade usually draws big crowds. This great event is perfect for the whole family and is always a local favorite.

Deer Valley Music Festival
The Deer Valley Music Festival kicks off on July 4 with the Patriotic Pops with Bravo Broadway at 7:30 p.m. at the Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Broadway stars Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard will perform your patriotic favorites at this great concert. Outside food and drink is permitted so bring a picnic and head out to the amphitheater! Arrive early so you can find a great spot for your picnic. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. so plan ahead! The performance will last two hours with one 20-minute intermission. Children three and under are free in the general admission section. Free parking is available but make sure you bring a jacket as it can get cold on the mountain, even during the summer.

Fireworks
Head to the Park City Mountain Resort as firework will be set off at dusk after a free concert. This is a great way to cap off Independence Day as you get to enjoy world-class fireworks at the fantastic Park City Mountain Resort!

Fourth of July is a great time to head to Park City for all of the great events. From the Park City Mountain 5K in the morning, to the 4th of July Parade during the afternoon to the concerts followed by the fireworks, there are several great ways to show your patriotic pride in Park City. There are also several BBQs throughout the city and other fantastic events.

Let Park City Lodging help you find a great place to stay during the Fourth of July weekend so you can celebrate the holiday in a wonderful property!



7 Things to do in Park City in the Summer Months

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Don LaVange / May in Park City, Utah / Flickr

Don LaVange / May in Park City, Utah / Flickr

Think Park City is just a winter destination? Park City has plenty of fun things for everyone and the family during the summer. From museums to art galleries to a wide array of outdoor activities, Park City has everything you could want for a summer destination.

1. Outdoors
There are plenty of great things to do outside in Park City from fly-fishing to hiking to river rafting and golf. Enjoy a trip on the Alpine Coaster at Park City Mountain Resort for a roller coaster type thrill down the mountainside. Take a mountain bike ride or spend a day golfing at the superb Park City Golf Club. Rockport State Park just 20 minutes east of Park City offers camping, picnicking and fishing at this scenic mountain lake. There are numerous outdoor activities for all ages.

2. Spas
Unwind and relax at one of the many spa resorts in Park City. There are numerous world-class day spas that offer massages and treatments. Make your vacation more relaxing by stopping at one of the health clubs or spas in town. Don’t forget to stop at one of the several yoga studios in Park City.

3. Museums
Experience the wonderful history of Park City at one of the many National Register of Historic Places in the area. Learn more about the mining and ski history that makes up the tapestry of Park City at the Park City Museum. The Olympic Welcome Plaza celebrates the city’s role in the 2002 Olympic Games and offers a rare glimpse at the historic winter games held in Utah. The Alf Engen Ski Museum has highlights from the city’s winter sports history. Want a taste of Wild West history? Then stop in the Summit County Courthouse Museum.

4. Art Galleries
Stop in for a theater production or see one top performing artists or art galleries in Park City. There are plenty of stops to make to enjoy the unique art of the state and region. On the last Friday of the month, enjoy the Park City Gallery Stroll which gives visitors and locals the opportunity to explore the art galleries from 6-9 p.m. which highlights artists, art galleries and special events.

5. Shopping
In the mood for shopping while on vacation? There are plenty of spots to shop in Park City from unique books stores and collectibles to Western artifacts. Enjoy local spots downtown or head to the Tanger Outlet Center. There are also several resort shopping centers such as the Silver Lake Village at Deer Valley Resort and the Resort Center at Park City.

6. Restaurants
With over 100 restaurants in Park City, there are plenty of options for everyone. From local fare to international cuisine, there are many different selections that are in walking distance or can be accessed on the free city-wide transportation. Don’t forget to stop at one of the local bars for a drink.

7. Historic Main Street
When in Park City, you have to be sure to spend time on Historic Main Street. The home of the Sundance Film Festival, Main Street houses fine dining, art galleries, Park City Food & Wine Classic and ghost tours. There are plenty of great things to enjoy on Main Street.

When looking at the finest Park City has to offer, check out one of the several rental properties that Park City Lodging has available. Enjoy the splendor of Park City in the summer time by using Park City Lodging.



2015 Deer Valley Music Festival

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The 2015 Deer Valley Music Festival is shaping up to be another great way to hear live music in Park City! There are several great acts that will be coming through Park City throughout the summer and will make for a great concert series. There are several acts that will be passing through with concerts throughout each week through July and August.

Many of the concerts will take place at the Deer Valley Snow Outdoor Park Amphitheater. Select shows will also be at St. Mary’s Church and Temple Har Shalom. Food and beverages are allowed at the Deer Valley Amphitheater which makes for a great summer setting. Enjoy a picnic while attending a world-class concert.

The concert season will open on July 4 as Patriotic Pops with Bravo Broadway will celebrate Independence Day will all of your favorite patriotic tunes. Broadway stars Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard will make for a great July 4th celebration that will start at 7:30 p.m. at the Deer Valley Resort.

On July 6, check out the Mozart & Mendelssohn performance at St. Mary’s Church at 8 p.m. as Rei Hotoda will conduct the Utah Symphony Orchestra through Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 and Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will perform with the Utah Symphony on July 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Deer Valley Resort for one of the headlining concerts of the summer. This will be one performance you won’t want to miss.

Smokey Robinson will perform the following night on July 11 at the Deer Valley Resort with the Utah Symphony Orchestra. Robinson has been a mainstay in American music for years and will bring his signature style to Park City. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The Utah Symphony Orchestra will perform Disney’s Fantasaia on July 17 for a performance that will sure to entertain the whole family. For a throwback, Classical Mystery Tour will perform some of the greatest hits from The Beatles on July 18 at the Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.

On July 22, head to St. Mary’s Church as the Muir String Quartet will perform pieces including Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 14.

For a Western feel, Country Legends will perform country classics on July 24 at Deer Valley Resort. On the following night, Frank Sinatra, Jr. and the Utah Symphony Orchestra are set to play the hits of Frank Sinatra and will celebrate one of the most legendary entertainers.

Hear the 1812 Overture with live cannon fire on July 31 which is bound to be a summer highlight. Make sure to check out Ozomatli with the Utah Symphony Orchestra on August 1. For film buffs, head to the Hollywood Under the Stars concert on August 7. To close out the summer series, Kristin Chenoweth is scheduled for August 8 while Diana Krall is set to perform on August 14 at the Deer Valley Resort.

Let Park Valley Lodging help you find a great property rental while you’re attending the great concerts this summer at the 2015 Deer Valley Music Festival.



Check Out These Park City Concerts This Summer

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Paul Swansen / Egyptian Theater, Main Street, Park City, UT / Flickr

Park City has a lot to offer to offer culturally for everyone. Known for the great venue, Park City has many top national acts passing through to perform along with up-and-coming bands that you won’t want to miss! There are a few different venues to check out including the Deer Valley Music Festival which will host a few major acts this summer including Diana Krall and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Check out these Park City concerts this summer.

The Egyptian Theater on 328 Main Street in Park City is a fantastic venue to check out live music this summer. Used during the Sundance Film Festival, the Egyptian Theater hosts Judy Collins from May 21 – May 24. Collins has been a mainstay in American music since the 1960’s and this is a great glimpse at a great songwriter right in Park City! David Lindley, a 2011 Grammy nominee, is a folk artist and multi-instrumentalist who will perform in two solo concerts at the Egyptian.

On June 26-27, Chris Collins and the Boulder Canyon, a John Denver tribute band will play the Egyptian. In August, Leo Kottke will play the Egyptian on August 7 – August 9 followed by Chubby Checker and the Wildcats from August 12 – August 16.

Park City Live is a top venue in Park City and will host a few concerts this summer. Morgan Page plays the venue on May 15 while the Chainsmokers are scheduled for a May 29 performance. The John Butler Trio has a June 20th concert while Allen Stone will play Park City Live on June 27.

The Deer Valley Music Festival is a series of concerts this summer in Park City that you will not want to miss! Located at the Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, make sure to bring a picnic and have a seat on the grass at this amazing place to watch a live music performance. Start with Patriotic Pops with Bravo Broadway on July 4 for a patriotic performance on Independence Day.

On July 10, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will play with the Utah Symphony at 7:30 p.m. A multi-platinum band, this is one show that you will want to circle on your calendar. On the next night, Smokey Robinson will perform with the Utah Symphony. One of the most highly-regarded voices in pop music, Robinson’s show will certainly be a highlight.

Other shows at the Deer Valley Music Festival this summer include Disney Fantasia, Classical Mystery Tour, Muir String Quartet, Country Legends, Sinatra Sings Sinatra, Bach & Vivaldi, 1812 Overture, Ozomatli, Diana Krall and many more!

Make sure to check out other venues in Park City for live music when around town. Downstairs (625 Main Street), Mountain Town Music, Molly Blooms Gastropub, OP Rockwell, and Newpark all offer concerts throughout the summer. Check with each venue when you are in town to see what concerts are in the area.

There are several great concerts to check out when staying in Park City this summer. If you are looking at enjoying the great music that Park City will offer this summer, let Park City Lodging help you make your stay complete with a great property rental!



Park City Restaurant Search Engine & Menu Search

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Find the food you want in Park City

park city restaurant search engineYelp can be handy for finding local restaurants and so can Google. But if you’re traveling to a new town sometimes you just need to find restaurants that have what you want. Whether its a kids menu that will keep the little ones happy or a certain item you’re craving, sometimes you just want quick access to what local restaurants have to offer.

That’s why we utilized Google’s Custom Search Engine to take 60 local restaurants with online menus in the Park City area and limited it to search just these pages. Want to find restaurants with a kids menu? Just type in “kids menu” and check the results. Feeling like sushi? Search for “sushi” or “sushi menu” or if you’re in desperate need of a spring roll, search for that. Find the food you want quicker and easier with the Park City Restaurant Search Engine. If you just want to see what’s available nearby, use our map at the bottom of this post.


Map of Park City Restaurants



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