A visit to Park City is always a wonderful experience, but there ARE certain times of the year that may be even more exciting than others—times when the Park City festivals and events we sponsor mesh with your likes and obsessions. We’ve provided this guide of the special and events that will add a little extra sparkle to your Park City getaway. Don’t worry if you can’t get to all of them in one trip; after one visit to our favorite mountain village, we’re pretty sure you’ll want to return many more times!
The holidays are just around the corner, and the Electric Parade and Festivities are destined to bring the joy of the season to the Grinch-iest of souls! Held November 24th starting at 4 PM, the streets of Park City will feature carolers, a parade, and the jolly old elf himself, Santa Claus, for the enjoyment of children of all ages. The lighting of the Christmas tree always brings out the oohs and ahs of spectators, and the sight of trolley cars as they parade through the streets dressed in their holiday finest will warm your heart.
Putting on the Ritz in January
Skiing isn’t the only thing to do in town in January. The Sundance Film Festival is on the menu, January 24th through February 3rd. The eyes of the world are turned to Park City during this sophisticated event, and you can be a part of the festivities if you plan your vacation during these 10 days!
February Park City Festivals for Ski Fans
February 1-10 brings the best and brightest skiers to Utah with the FIS World Championships! Watch your favorite skiers and snowboards shine on the slopes at three separate ski resorts and celebrate with thousands of other happy revelers on Main Street in downtown Park City at the closing ceremonies; a fun time is promised to be had by all.
Summer Dining Al Fresco
June travelers have the opportunity to attend the state’s largest outdoor dinner party. Savor the Summit, held June 22, shuts down the streets of Park City as diners taste the town with the best of the best. Chefs from our favorite restaurants create special meals to entice, and while you don’t need to purchase a ticket to the event, you will need to make reservations with the restaurant of your choice to ensure there will be a seat saved for you at this tasty outdoor event.
Soothe the Savage Beast
Every summer from June through August, the Utah Symphony Orchestra hosts an 8-week concert series known as the Deer Valley Music Festival. Featuring a magical collection of musical artists from many genres, past performers have included the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Randy Travis, and Smokey Robinson. This year’s performers will be announced in the spring.
The Best Event of All?
Although you enjoyed all the Park City festivals and events during your trip, your family vacation spent in one of our luxurious homes is guaranteed to be the event of the year! Long days that begin by awaking in our cloud soft beds, evenings spent enjoying the sunset from the deck, and all those promising hours in between; your vacation is destined to be the envy of all your friends and family when you stay with Park City Vacation Rentals. Reserve your stay today!