We all know Park City as a premier winter location but the truth of the matter is that winter does not last forever. When summer comes knocking the snow melts and the area turns into a real playground for a host of summer games and activities that will leave one thrilled to the core. The azure blue summer skies with a collection of flowers blooming help to make Park City summers one memorable occasion. Ask any local that lives here all year round what made them come to Park City and they will say “I came for the winter and stayed for the summer”!
There is truly a seemingly endless amount of activities to partake in during the summer in Park City. Come take a week or even a month to unwind from your busy life and enjoy cool mountain breezes under the warming sun while spending time relaxing and feeding your adventurous side all at the same time. Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, and Canyons Resort all remain open during the summer months offering a plethora of trails for hiking and mountain biking. You could spend hours and even days exploring the vast hills while mountain biking in Park City. There are several shops in town that offer mountain bike rentals and have expert staff who can lead you to the right trails for your experience level.
Enjoy a more leisurely day playing a round of golf in Park City at one of the area’s several courses. Park City Golf Course is located right in the heart of town and offers a beautiful course with even more beautiful surroundings to take in. Venture a little further from Park City and spend a day at Mountain Dell Golf Course or the Wasatch Golf Course. Other activities to enjoy during a Park City summer include fishings, rafting, horseback riding, boating on the Jordanelle, and so much more!
Park City events take place all year long and offer fun for all ages. There are number of free concerts that take place weekly from June to September including the Deer Valley concerts each Wednesday, Newpark concerts each Thursday, and the Silly Market concerts each Sunday. All of these musical events offers tunes by great local musicians. And don’t forget your picnic dinner and favorite wine!
Another fun event that takes place all summer long in Park City are the farmers markets. The Canyons is home to the farmers market each Wednesday and is the perfect place to pick up locally grown vegetables, fruits, breads, meats, and other hand crafted items. Can’t make the Wednesday market? Well make sure to stop by each Sunday when the farmers market takes place at the Silly Market.
It seems like every time you turn around there is another summer festival in Park City! Deer Valley’s beautiful outdoor amphitheater plays host to the Jazz Festival and Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series. Every August Main Street shuts down and becomes home to the Kimball Arts Festival. This is a wonderful time buy some great one of a kind art pieces; anything from large metal sculptures to hand crafted clothing.
If you love to eat and drink then does Park City have the festival for you! The Park City Food & Wind Classic gets you up close and personal with wine and spirits from all over the world. Get a chance to speak with the makers themselves! Pair your beverages with tastes of wonderful food from several of Park City’s own restaurants.
Summer is truly one of the best times of year in Park City. Here we show just a hand full of things that can be enjoyed while there is so much more! Please contact one of our destination specialists to find out more on how you and your guests can enjoy a beautiful summer in Park City!