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.
When looking to enjoy the variety of festivals we have to offer, check out Park City Lodging and let us help you find the dream rental for your stay!
With summer temperatures scorching elsewhere in the country, beat the heat this summer with a vacation to Park City. The moderate temperatures due to our breathtaking Wasatch Mountain Range make it possible to play outside all summer long and beat the heat in Park City.
Just 15 minutes from Park City, the Jordanelle Reservoir hosts 5.158 square miles of water, surrounded by gorgeous mountain views. A SUP provides a full body workout which has led to its popularity as a cross-training activity.
Jordanelle Rentals and Marina: 435-615-7397
This scenic drive is the gateway for many popular hikes overlooking both Park City and Big Cottonwood Canyon. The road isn’t plowed in the winter, making this a perfect summer and autumn escape from the heat.
There are multiple vantage points that will take your breath away along Guardsman. You can see Heber Valley, Snyderville Basin near Park City, and the Salt Lake Valley. Guardsman Pass is dog-friendly, so feel free to take Fido for a hike to the numerous lakes in the surrounding area.
Located within minutes of Park City, both the Provo River and the Weber River are blue-ribbon trout streams. Both rivers are home to healthy populations of brown and rainbow trout. Park City’s knowledgeable and enthusiastic Fly-fishing guides will ensure that you have a great excursion.
Guided Fly Fishing Tours with JANS: 435-649-4949
Make it a weekend getaway! We have a hand-picked selection of accommodations and special deals that you won’t see anywhere else. We are your local lodging experts, check out our specials page for one a kind packages and how to make the most of a long weekend and beat the heat in Park City!
(Photo Credit: Deer Valley Resort)
So the countdown begins. In only a few weekends summer will be over and resort closures will be happening in preparation for winter. It’s that strange time of year in Utah when we turn our attention away from warm summer nights to thoughts of catching first chair during a powder filled winter morning. Its crazy to think that we are only 90 days away from the opening of the “new” Park City Mountain. With 50 million dollars being spent in improvements it’s hard not to get excited about the coming ski season. However, with Labor Day just around the corner it’s important to pack in as much of summer as possible before the resorts shut down in preparation for winter.
Like most summers, Deer Valley Resort has been a focal point for summer concerts and mountain biking. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out “The Wave” — Deer Valley Resort’s new flow trail. Full summer operations at Deer Valley Resort are scheduled to reduce to weekends only from September 7th through September 20th.
Each year Park City raises the bar for summer by increasing the amount of live music or activities near its different base areas. Between zip lines, alpines coasters, alpine slides, and mini golf, Park City has made it easy for families to spend time together. The Park City base area closes its summer operation on October 18th and Canyons Village is scheduled to close on September 27th. Don’t pass up this epic experience — check out Park City’s summer activities before it’s too late.
Summer isn’t quite finished and Park City’s resorts still have plenty of activities planned around Labor Day. For more information on Labor Day activities check our “Labor Day Activities” blog post. For information about lodging check out www.ParkCityLodging.com or speak with our destination specialists at 435-649-6175.
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. Our concierge will be happy to make recommendations for fun activities and book reservations on your behalf.
When looking at the finest things to do in Park City in the summer, be sure to book your vacation rental with Park City Lodging!
When most people think of Park City they picture our thousands of acres of Wasatch powder, but after the snow melts at the end of ski season the fun stays alive! With beautiful weather and smaller crowds, the spring and summer are some of the best times to visit Park City. Here’s some ideas for how to enjoy our town after the end of ski season.
Hit the Trails
The melting of the snow at the end of ski season opens up more than 400 miles of Wasatch Mountain trails to hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley and the Canyons all keep some of their chairlifts open in the summer, making it easy for hikers and bikers to get to the top of the peaks.
Visit the Mountain Trails Foundation website for maps and complete info on Park City’s trail system.
Explore Main Street
After the crowds leave at the end of ski season, the shops and restaurants of Park City’s historic Main Street remain open with many offering offseason deals. From high fashion to mountain souvenirs, Main Street’s many stores and boutiques offer something for everyone. The summer can also be a great time to find deals on ski and snowboard gear for the following season!
Find a Festival
Park City is home to a number of fun festivals after the end of ski season. Plan your visit around one of these unique events to get the most out of your Park City experience. Here are two of our favorites:
As you come to enjoy all that Park City has to offer after the end of ski season, use Park City Lodging to find the perfect place to stay. We have properties at all three resorts, proving easy access to the mountains, as well as on Main Street downtown. Come see why the locals say that the summer is the best time to visit Park City!
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