The summer season is finally upon us, and Park City is gearing up for another incredible summer of exciting events around the city. There is something for everyone to enjoy during the summer from all-ages activities to adults-only festivities. Here are five Park City summer events that cannot be missed:
Savor the Summit
Park City is bringing back one of their favorite events this summer with Savor the Summit. Historic Main Street sets up the longest dinner table ever imagined and fills it with fantastic food from some of the city’s best restaurants. Over 1,500 attendees will be dining to their heart’s content on endless delicious food. Savor the Summit will also include some of the city’s best local music to let your ears have as much enjoyment as your mouth.
Utah Opera Deer Valley Music Festival
The Utah Symphony will be showcasing another year of exciting stage acts, including opera, classical, and pop covers during a two-month long showcase. Tickets are available for each individual show or for the whole showcase. There is something that everyone will enjoy with the amazing Park City summer events lined up this July and August.
4th of July Celebration
Make sure you set aside time during this year’s 4th of July Celebration for an incredible demonstration of fireworks and family-friendly activities. The festivities will start on Historic Main Street and include a pancake breakfast, live music, parade, beer gardens, and more. The fireworks display will light up the evening with hours of incredible fireworks.
Kimball Arts Festival
Park City celebrates the arts with the annual Kimball Arts Festival, one of the most prominent art festivals in the U.S. This annual event will showcase over 200 local artists and 30 bands for a weekend of exciting fun. Beer and wine gardens will be open, making sure the adults do not go thirsty. This year’s festival takes place from August 3-5 and with local charities benefitting from the proceeds.
Park Silly Sunday Market
Explore all of the local goods and services offered from Park City vendors at the Park Silly Sunday Market. This weekly event occurs every Sunday where you can explore the silly themed activities that the kids will sure love. The Park Silly Sunday Market is now in session every Sunday until September 23rd.
Choosing Park City Vacation Rentals To Relax In After The Park City Summer Events
Contact us today to help you find the perfect Park City vacation rental for your summer vacation. You will be just a short drive away from all this year’s exciting summer events. Stay in style and comfort with Park City Vacation Rentals.
Park City Fourth of July
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Join the festivities at Park City’s traditional 4th of July celebration! Come out and have some pancakes at the annual breakfast and then enjoy the parade and so much more! The 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 Park City Utah 4th of July, the most patriotic of American holidays!
7 a.m. – Pancake Breakfast in City Park
8 a.m. – Cole Sport 5k Mountain Fun Run
10:30- a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. – City Park rugby games, live music, BBQ
11 a.m. – Famous 4th of July Parade on Main St
Noon to 4:30 p.m. – City Park Celebration w/ live music, beer garden, food, family activities
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – BBQ/Beer Garden at Park City Mountain Resort
7 to 9:30 p.m. – Free Concert PCMR
Dusk – Fireworks Park City Mountain Resort
You can also drive just a few miles down the road to Oakley and enjoy a true hometown style celebration. You’ll be able enjoy a parade and a car show, but the very best event is the PRCA sanctioned rodeo!
Whether you want to stay in Park City, travel to Oakley or do both, make sure your home base is a wonderful vacation rental from Park City Rental Properties!
What: Utah’s biggest arts and cultural get-together.
When: June 21- 24
Where: Library Square, Salt Lake City
This Year’s Theme: One Festival. Endless Forms.
The Utah Arts Festival brings art and more to Salt Lake City’s Library Square. You will enjoy live performances, artistic expressions in all media, and many other surprising discoveries at the Utah Arts Fest. The Festival is considered Utah’s largest outdoor multi-disciplinary arts event.
This year, the UAF welcomes internationally renowned dance company BANDALOOP that weaves physicality, choreography, and the art of climbing. This dance company will be using the gorgeous curving glass of the Downtown Library as its stage as it performs every night of the festival.
This is just one of the many live entertainment events scheduled. You will also be able to visit more than 160 visual artists interspersed with kids’ activities, street theater, films, and of course, plenty of food and beverage offerings.
The Utah Arts fest runs daily, and there is a small admission fee, but it’s so nominal when you consider all there will be to do and see! It’s a great way to spend a day or two immersing yourself in art, music, dance and so much more!
The Utah Arts Festival venue is just a short drive from Park City, so you can easily visit from your home base chosen from among our fine Park City Rental Properties accommodations. Our team stands ready to help you enjoy your time in Park City. If you want more information about the Utah Arts Festival or any other event or activity during your stay, just ask on of our friendly team members!
June 16 – Savor the Summit
Come out and enjoy culinary delights while you and your friends are seated at one of the largest dining room tables around! Savor the Summit is Park City’s biggest outdoor dinner party that offers event-goers a celebration of food, drink and live music—all while seated in the middle of Main Street.
This year’s event will happen on Saturday, June 16, starting at 6 p.m. During this savory event, a variety of local restaurants will be offering up their specialties to an expected 2,500 participants in a delightful al fresco atmosphere. Event organizers call it “A summer solstice party of wine, dining and music set in a unique setting.”
Some of the restaurants that will be serving their specialties at Savor the Summit Park City include:
• 710 Bodega
• Buona Vita
• Butcher’s Chop House
• Cuisine Unlimited
• Flanagan’s Irish Pub and Restaurant
• High West Distillery and Saloon
• …and so many more!
All you need to do is make reservations directly with the restaurants of your choice, with each offering their choice of menu, pricing, and bar service. You can even find some restaurants that offer wine and/or beverage pairings. For more information visit https://parkcityrestaurants.com/savor-the-summit/.
When you make your plans for Savor the Summit and your visit to Park City, make sure to include the very best vacation rentals from Park City Rental Properties. We offer a wide array of properties—everything from cozy condos to luxury mansions.
Just a short one-hour drive away from Park City is the lovely community of Pleasant Grove. It is the epitome of small, hometown Utah, so you won’t want to miss taking part in the city’s annual Strawberry Days. In fact, this is the longest running celebration in Utah, so you’ll be enjoy a long-standing tradition! And as you may have guessed, the Strawberry Days Utah is all about the strawberry!
This year’s event is being held June 16 through 24, and offers a wealth of events, such as:
• Car Show
• Pet Shows
• Pie Eating Contest
Pleasant Grove Strawberry Days Parade
The high point of the celebration is the Pleasant Grove Strawberry Days Parade that will take place on Saturday June 23. This year’s theme is “Rooted in the Past, Building for the Future.” This hometown parade will feature participants both from Pleasant Grove and from around the state. You’ll enjoy floats, bands, musical entertainment and so much more.
For more information and an events schedule, visit: http://www.strawberrydays.org.
At Park City Rental Properties, we want to make sure you truly enjoy your stay with us, whether you want to go out and explore places like Pleasant Grove and others, or just stay within our beautiful city. We offer you not only the very best choices in vacation rentals, but a friendly team who want to ensure that your stay is truly wonderful. If you have questions about Strawberry Days Utah or want some suggests on things to do, just ask!
In just a few weeks, summer will be here, and warmer, bright days will be upon us. There is so much to do here in Park City, you should be making your reservations right now! What exactly is there to do? Check out some of the great Park City summer activities below!
Go for a Balloon Ride
Get an early start on your day with a balloon ride that will take you high above the city and surrounding mountains. This is a great way to get a very different view of the gorgeous terrain. And of course, these balloon rides come with a champagne toast!
Bike or Hike
There are hundreds of miles of terrain to explore either on foot or on a bike. Pick up a copy of the trails map from the friendly concierge at Park City Rental Properties and start your adventure. We can also help you find the best trails for your experience level.
Try lift-served bike adventures. You and your bike will be whisked up the mountain and then you can experience the exhilarating downhill ride. There are also guide services that can take you on day rides to explore our wonderful area.
Take a Horseback Ride
Schedule a day trip with a guide and see the area from horseback. These wonderful trips can also include a Western style lunch or dinner and are a truly great way to get your cowboy on!
Take in a Concert
Throughout the entire summer, Park City and its surrounding neighbors offer great musical offerings. Whether you love classical music or a favorite pop star, you can probably find something that suits your tastes. There are even great weekly concerts that are free of charge. These are great Park City summer activities and events where you can bring your picnic, spread out a blanket, and enjoy music in the mountains.
Fun Park City Summer Activities in the Best Summer Lodging
One of the best ways to enjoy a Park City summer is to have the very best in lodging. At Park City Rental Properties, we offer a vast array of different rental options. You can choose from a mountainside condo or a secluded mountain home. And of course, don’t forget our Ultimate Boat Adventure. You’ll have access to a private boat with all the toys such as skis, wakeboards, and more. Call us today to reserve your summer rental today!
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