The holidays are a magical time of year in Park City, Utah. Not only is this perhaps the most festive time of year, but you’ll also be able to get into the spirit of the holidays because of the weather—clear, crisp air and wonderful snow really make for a wonderful holiday setting!
You’ll love strolling Main Street with a cup of warm cocoa while walking past the festively lit storefronts. The trolley clanging up and down the street will harken back to holidays of by-gone eras. Park City during the holiday season is just full of things to do and see all over the area, from the resorts to Historic Main Street; check out some of our favorites below!
November 18 – December 3 — The Giving Tree Festival – Parade of Trees
Come out and see beautiful holiday trees that will be auctioned for the benefit of various non-profit Summit County Organizations at various locations throughout the city.
November 26 — Electric Parade and Festivities 2016
This is the perfect event to kick off the season! Come out to Historic Main Street at 4 p.m. to see a parade of festive lights adorning vehicles, and of course, a Santa float! You’ll also be regaled by carolers and many other festival goers!
December 9-11 — Park Silly Holiday Bazaar
Come out to the Marriott Park City at 1895 Sidewinder and join this festive holiday market. You’ll enjoy vendors selling their wares and lots of fun. Get your photo taken with Santa and maybe enjoy a bite to eat!
December 11 — Park City Nutcracker
The Eccles Center hosts this annual tradition again this year. Come out and see this seasonal favorite presented by the Park City Ballet West Academy at Park City. There are two shows at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. which are a favorite for all ages!
December 17 — Santa Comes Down the Town Lift
This is a magical event that has Santa coming down the Town Lift to join the fun on the Town Lift Plaza. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. you can join the merry fun complete with hot chocolate and cookies. And of course, get your picture taken with the Jolly Gent!
Torchlight parades are an annual tradition in Park City. Come out and see skiers slide down the hill with lit torches at both ski areas. PC Mountain Resort will light up the slopes on December 24 starting at 5:30. Come out and enjoy the cheer at the Park City Base Area. Deer Valley’s parade will be December 30 to herald the New Year. Starting around 6 p.m., it will be held on Big Stick ski run, right behind Snow Park Lodge.
If you want more information about these events or any other holiday festivities, just ask us at Park City Rental Properties!