The holiday season is here and the holidays in Park City are truly a special time of year for visitors and locals alike. While you might be running around doing that last minute shopping and preparation, there are plenty of events that can help you ring in the cheer!
Dec 13 — Santa Comes Down the Town Lift
On December 13, Park City Mountain Resort hosts Santa as he comes down the Town Lift. Guests can enjoy hot cocoa and snacks starting at around 5 p.m., with Santa and his reindeer arriving at the Town Lift Plaza around 6:15 p.m.
December 18-20, 8 p.m. – Egyptian Theatre Park City’s Holiday Spectacular and Sing-a-long
Park City’s Holiday Spectacular is the perfect family activity and features several of Park City’s best performers in a holiday variety show to lead you into the spirit of the season. Sing-a-long to your favorite holiday songs and enjoy a variety of local performers to create a magical celebration.
Dec. 18 – Lighting of the Grand Menorah
Celebrate Chanukah with the lighting of the Grand Menorah at the Kimball Art Center at 5:30 p.m. After the lighting, enjoy dreidels, donuts, Chanukah gelt and a prize drawing
Dec. 19 – 21, 5-7 p.m. — Carolers on Main Street
Enjoy the traditional songs of the holidays from carolers on Park City’s Historic Main Street. You’ll be greeted by the sounds of the season from various groups as you stroll Main Street.
Dec. 24-25 — Santa on the Slopes
Santa will ski the slopes of Canyons Resort, delivering candy and treats to all the good boys and girls. Look for Santa in the Resort Village or on the Ski Beach, or even on the slopes.
Dec. 24 – Santa Claus Visits Deer Valley Resort
Visit with Santa at the Snow Park Lodge from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. You can also see him at the Silver Lake Lodge from noon until 1:30. Bring your camera to capture a photo with Santa!
Traditional Torchlight Parade and Christmas Eve Celebration at PCMR
Santa will be on the mountain all day, and you can come out to Park City Mountain Resort at 5:30 and enjoy holiday songs, hot chocolate and cookies on the Park City Mountain Resort Plaza before seeing Park City Mountain Resort’s Ski & Snowboard School snake down the PayDay trail during this traditional torchlight parade.
Park City is a winter wonderland during the holidays, so come out and enjoy all these wonderful events and activities.
About Jim Bizily
I am an outdoor enthusiast, parent of two awesome boys, and Property Manager in beautiful Park City, Utah. After years in engineering and entrepreneurial projects, I decided to move to Park City Utah to start a business managing lodging and vacation rentals.