Gear up in your red, white and blue and be festive this 4th of July in Park City. Small town Independence Day celebrations are just the best with no shortage of parades, fireworks, music, fun runs, pancakes and the 84th annual Oakley Rodeo!
Park City goes big for the 4th with celebrations all over town, starting with Park City Mountain’s Canyons Village 3rd of July Celebration & Fireworks. The complimentary fun for all ages starts at 5:00pm with live music and activities including caricature artists, chalk art, hula hoops and face painting. The music ramps up with The Number Ones at 7:30, followed by fireworks at dusk. More info Canyons Village 3rd of July
The excitement continues early on the 4th with the 2019 4th of July 5K Mountain Run; go to 5K Fun Run to pre-register. Who doesn’t love pancakes in the park? Starting at 7:00am the Park City Rotary Club hosts their annual pancake breakfast in City Park. Festivities in City Park continue throughout the day with rugby games, live music, food, beer garden and kids’ activities. At 10:45am you’ll want to be near Main Street for the 30th anniversary of the 419th Fighter Wing from Hill Air Force Base’s goose-bump inducing F-35 flyover. Park City’s wildly popular 4th of July Parade follows at 11:00am.
The party continues at Park City Mountain Village with more complimentary family-friendly activities and music, starting at 3:00pm. There’s barbecue and beverages and live music from Memphis McCool at 5:00pm and The Soulistics at 7:30pm. The day wraps up with a big ol’ fireworks show, visible from many locations around town, at dusk! Park City Mountain 4th of July
The Annual Oakley Rodeo & 4th of July Celebration does it right. Pro rodeo? Check – four nights of bull riding, steer wrestling, bucking broncos and all the rest. Parade? Check – 10:00am on July 4th. Fireworks? Yes – every night after the rodeo! There’s also a 5K Fun Run, a Patriotic Program and Barbecue, a Junior Rodeo and a Softball Tournament. If that all doesn’t leave you exhausted and proud to be an American, what will? For more information go to Annual Oakley Rodeo & 4th of July Celebration
Speaking of parties, The Park City Area Restaurant Association (PCARA) welcomes the return of its annual summer cocktail contest. Bartenders and mixologists from around town submit their unique and innovative recipes and compete for a cash prize and bragging rights. Starting July 1, beverage connoisseurs will have four weeks to sample the drinks at participating PCARA restaurants and then vote online for their favorites. Summer Cocktail Contest
Music plays a big role in the festivities on into the weekend with Deer Valley® Music Festival’s July 5th Patriotic Celebration with Broadway’s Hugh Panaro and Bravo Broadway Life Is A Cabaret on July 6th. Deer Valley Music Festival On July 7th the Park City Institute’s 2019 St. Regis Big Stars Bright Nights Concert Series features Brothers Osborne Park City Institute. Mountain Town Music has an impressive lineup of free shows around town, as well.
The weekend closes out with Park Silly Sunday Market on Main Street. Admission is free to this weekly event. Live music on multiple stages and strolling performers, food, beverages, farmers market, kids activities and many unique booths with art, jewelry, crafts and clothing.
Park City offers many fun activities during the summer and there are several fun festivals for you and the whole family to enjoy! Head out to one of these great festivals and enjoy the activities that Park City has to offer! Here are the seven Park City summer fun festivals!
The Park City SUP (stand-up paddle boarding) Festival is a celebration of water and water related activities. There are free morning PC SUP yoga sessions, demos, races, surf contests, food, music and water education. Water activities include surf board shape fun race, youth FUN races, 14’ and 12’6 open race, elite race, coed tandem race, surf contest, distance race and a doggie paddle parade. The festival will take place on June 24 and 25.
Savor the Summit
On Saturday, June 17th at 6 p.m. the annual Savor the Summit will take place in Park City. This is Park City’s largest outdoor dinner party. Many restaurants in Park City will be participating in this unique dining experience in the heart of the city. This is an event you won’t want to miss!
Make a reservation at one of the participating restaurants and have a seat at the giant dining table that runs down Main Street. No ticket is required, but you need to make a reservation at the restaurant of your choosing. There will be live music and a spirit garden that features beer and wine. There is a wide variety of restaurants with different price ranges so you can find something that suits you!
Kimball Arts Festival
The 48th annual Kimball Arts Festival will take place this summer from August 4-6th. The largest summer festival in Park City, the Kimball Arts Festival brings together some of the best artists and entertainment to the area. There are also workshops and other fun cultural activities for the whole family!
Summit County Fair
The Summit County Fair is scheduled for August 5 – 12th in Coalville, just a short drive from Park City, and is bound to be a fantastic event. There are many events at the fair including the demolition derby, rodeo, parades, blue ribbon events, amazing food and games! The fair also has exhibits and other fun things for the family.
The 80th annual Oakley Rodeo will be held from June 30th – July 4th and is a wonderful yearly tradition in the area. Enjoy fun games, food and of course the rodeo! On July 4, participate in the 5K race, the barbecue, rodeo and fireworks!
Food & Wine Classic
From July 6 – 9th, the 13th annual Food & Wine Classic will be held in Park City. The best wineries, breweries, artisans and restaurants gather for this amazing festival. Enjoy the delicious tastings from the many offerings. There is something for everyone’s taste at the Food & Wine Classic!
Park Silly Sunday Market
Every weekend the Park Silly Sunday Market is the place to be! This is a fantastic showcase of artists, chefs, farmers and fun, as it was ranked as one of the Top 50 Best Farmer’s Markets by Cooking Light Magazine. This eco-friendly, open-air market is where the community comes together to enjoy the excellent food, music and fun that Park City and Utah have to offer. Last season, over 162,000 people enjoyed the 124 musicians, bands and performers along with amazing food and entertainment.
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