We cannot contain our excitement any longer as Park City gears up for another summer season where the city will feel normal again. 2021 is shaping up to be an exhilarating time here in Park City, and the summer is no exception. Get ready for a calendar full of 4th of July events and activities as the nation’s biggest holiday approaches. Early July is a great time to escape home and find some adventure up here in Utah. Take a look at what your 4th of July in Park City can look like this year with us:
Annual 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
The biggest 4th of July celebration you will find anywhere close to Park City is our Annual 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks event. This annual event is one of the biggest 4th of July celebrations in the state and is gearing up to be our biggest one yet this summer. All of the fun and excitement starts with the 4th of July Parade taking over Historic Main Street. This extravagant parade sees local businesses coming up with patriotic floats that take to the street. The parade will last for approximately one hour and march throughout downtown. The remainder of the day’s activities will take place over at Park City Mountain Village starting at 3:00 PM. You and your family can enjoy complimentary activities such as a live DJ set or purchase incredible BBQ from Mountain BBQ. Memphis McCool will take the stage at 5:00 PM for a musical set including soul and groove influences. The Soulistics take over at 7:30 PM and are a remarkable local band that will have you up and moving around in no time. Additional food and adult beverages will be available for purchase all throughout the event. The Annual 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks will come to a close at dusk with one of the biggest fireworks displays you have ever seen. Expect to be blown away at the number of fireworks that will be used for this incredible event.
Outdoor Summer Adventures
While the Annual 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks event is enough to make anyone want to visit Park City for the holiday there will be plenty more to do as well. If you have not visited Park City during the summer, you will be in for quite the treat. Park City may be known for incredible winter sports, but the summer season is just as exciting. A variety of outdoor activities will be available for you to enjoy in our temperate weather. If you have an itch for a round or two of golf, we have you covered. Local courses are some of the finest around with beautiful green fairways and plenty of options for to play for your group. Local trails are where you can explore the surrounding forested areas on foot or on bike. Nearby stables can help you navigate trails by horseback too even if you have never experienced it before.
Nearby rivers are perfect to cool off with a variety of activities. Grab a paddle board or kayak from a local rental shop and navigate on your own. Local tour companies also offer white water rafting that is perfect for the adventure thrill seekers in your party. Or relax by the streams and try your hand at fly fishing. Head out on your own or have a local guide show you the perfect spots where you are practically guaranteed to reel up a monster of a fish. Last but certainly not least Park City offers hot air ballooning that gives you a whole other viewpoint of our incredible city. Get outside and enjoy these activities during your stay!
4th of July Rental Amenities
Best of all, you know you will have a glorious stay this 4th of July when you book one of our exclusive rentals here in Park City. Each of our privately owned homes can be found in and around Park City making it easy to plan on where you want to stay. Expect fine amenities inside each home such as complimentary Wi-Fi, fine linens, gourmet kitchens, large flat screen TVs, game rooms, and so much more. Open floor plans help keep the entire family comfortable under a single roof for every visit. Simply take a look at our selection and pick out the vacation rental that sticks out to you; we guarantee it will be your best stay yet in Park City.
Start Planning for 4th of July 2021 Today
As you can see, there is plenty of fun and excitement currently waiting for you for 4th of July in Park City this year. Book your rental property today so you can experience the way our nation’s holiday was meant to be celebrated here in Park City.
It doesn’t matter who you are, there’s a folksy magic in July 4th that sweeps everyone off their feet. Well, this year, prepare for an Independence Day that will go one step further, and knock your socks clean off! 2019 4th of July in Park City celebrations are going to be wholly traditional and full of fun for your entire family, young and old alike.
Power up for a long day of merrymaking with a delicious pancake breakfast at 7am down at City Park. Then proceed to immediately work off those calories by tying your shoelaces and participating in the Cole Sport 5K Fun Run. The race starts at 8am, so work up some appetite and excitement for the day ahead, while also benefitting the Park City Ski Team, the town’s Olympic hopefuls!
Don’t miss the traditional 4th of July in Park City Parade down Main Street! This starts right at 11am, and you’ll want to get there early to cop those front row seats. (Parking is limited, so it’s better to bike or walk to this historic area.) Everyone can enjoy the excitement of a loud and proud parade marching down the street, spilling over with happy families and spectators.
Head on back to City Park at noon for a barbecue lunch and other refreshments, and perhaps watch the volleyball tournament or one of the scheduled rugby games! Live music will play all day, and kids will have lots of activities to take part in too. As dusk falls, ready yourself for the city fireworks show, the finale that brings an epic day to a fantastic end.
For a slightly different way to celebrate, think of hitting up the Oakley Rodeo, located close to Park City at the Oakley Recreation Center. They put on a full four-day event, stretching Independence Day into Independence Week, from July 3rd to July 6th. You can watch fireworks each evening at 8pm here, after a rip-roarin’ rodeo show. July 4th even includes the Junior Rodeo, in case any of the kids want to try their hand at this rural past time!
4th of July in Park City
Make it a great July 4th this year by spending it in Park City. This is a real blast from the past, with all the quaint activities and old-school fun that forms the backbone of America’s pastoral culture. The Independence Day 2019 festivities here are sure to wow everyone in your party, from sunup to sundown! Contact Park City Rental Properties today to book your stay and enjoy 4th of July in Utah!
The Park City 4th of July is one of the most popular holidays in Park City and the surrounding area. If you are looking for exciting activities and attractions, this will be a wonderful time to enjoy all that the holiday offers. Take a look at some of the wonderful things you can do and see to celebrate this most patriotic of American holidays!
City Park Hosts Annual Pancake Breakfast
Start the day off right with a pancake breakfast. City Park is the venue for this annual breakfast, and for a small fee you and your family can enjoy breakfast favorites including pancakes, bacon, and other breakfast staples.
5K Mountain Fun Run
This annual Fun Run is sponsored by Cole Sport and is a great way to start the day. This race is a benefit for the Park City Ski Team and is a fun race for runners of all ages and abilities. Your registration fees include a T-shirt, and there will also be giveaways and prizes.
Traditional Park City 4th of July Parade
This annual favorite starts at the top of Main Street and winds its way to City Park and will include floats, bands, horses, and so much more Park City flavor. The parade starts and 11 a.m. and you won’t want to miss the fly-over by jets from Hill Air Force Base.
City Park Celebration
After the parade, join the crowds in City Park for a day filled with live music, rugby games, food, and a lot of fun! Festivities start at 10 a.m. and continue throughout the day.
Old Fashioned Rodeo
Travel just a few miles to Oakley and enjoy a 4th of July rodeo complete with rodeo queens, bronco bustin’, roping, and all the festivities! And of course, there’s plenty of food and drink to enjoy!
Don’t Forget the Fireworks!
Did you think there wouldn’t be fireworks? Of course, there’s plenty of fireworks displays throughout the area! Both Park City Mountain Resort and the Canyons will shoot off plenty of fireworks starting at dusk.
If you are coming to town during the Park City 4th of July holiday, make sure you have the best in accommodations. Park City Rental Properties has a host of choices, from condos to mansions, where you can truly enjoy the holiday. If you want to know more about any of these great activities, just ask one of our friendly concierge members. Have a very happy 4th of July!
Are you looking for something fun to do on July 4? Pack up your car and kids and head up to Utah and enjoy a Park City 4th of July weekend full of fun.
Park City Events
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a live concert in the cool mountain air. Take in the excitement of Park City’s Fourth of July parade along historic Main Street. But that’s not all. You can join in on a 5K run, watch Rugby, see the rodeo, and eat a pancake breakfast.
Breakfast begins at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, July 4 in the City Park. The cost is $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.
Maybe you’ll need to save breakfast until later, as the 5K run begins at Cole Sport at 8:00 a.m. sharp, and you should pre-register for the race by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 3.
You’ll never run out of things to do after the race. Throughout the day (between 10:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.), you and your family will enjoy Rugby games, live music, the famous parade, and rodeos.
Park City kicks off its Main Street parade at 11:00 a.m., and you can observe seventy different floats that commemorate the resort’s rich history. After the parade, head for City Park where you’ll enjoy plenty of fun activities, including food, live music, beer gardens, games, and plenty of other activities for your children.
4th of July Fireworks
Don’t miss the fireworks at dusk from Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR). This year, the ski resort has extended its hours from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. in order to give you more time to have fun. Zip down the mountain at breakneck speeds on the Alpine Coaster or fly through the air on the ZipRider. The lifts are open, so you can take a ride to the mountain and enjoy the view. PCMR has literally hundreds of miles of hiking/biking trails as well.
If you want to get an early start on the July 4 weekend, head to Canyons resort (located by Kimball Junction) to enjoy a weekend of live music, fireworks, and more fun. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Resort Village, and fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Here’s the best part: It’s all free!
Put on your cowboy hat and take a ride to Oakley for their 80th Annual rodeo where you can witness real cowboys, clowns, and bucking broncos.
In the spirit of July 4, you might want to take part in the sounds and humor of the Texas Tenors from America’s Got Talent. The Tenors offer a unique variety of patriotic songs, gospel, and good old country music.
Don’t miss out on the activities in Park City for America’s birthday. Be sure to take advantage of some great discounts offered by vacation rentals and lodging. It’s a great time of the year to celebrate in Park City.
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.