Five family friendly events that will enhance your Park City getaway.
Just in case you need any more reasons to plan a Park City vacation this summer, we put together a short list of the seemingly endless activities coming up here in the mountains during summertime. From active adrenaline inducing adventures, to sophisticated cultural offerings, summers in Park City are jam packed with options. Need a basecamp for all your Park City adventures? We’ve got you covered there too.
Our lodging offerings run from studio condos to sprawling 7-bedroom mountainside homes; something for everyone indeed. Each event listing below is paired with a property that keeps guests close to the action.
Deer Valley Music Festival
An idyllic setting for relaxing and taking in world-class musical performances, Deer Valley presents annual selections of well-known musical artists performing alongside the award-winning Utah Symphony. All this takes place outdoors and under the stars, so grab a picnic basket, bottle of your favorite libation, and head to Deer Valley. You’ll be treated to the best performances in classic rock, country, symphony favorites and pop music. Our concierge team is happy to assist you in purchasing tickets and making sure you have all the gear you need to enjoy a performance. The festival runs July-August.
Lodging Pairing: Cache 3-bedroom Townhome.
Beautifully appointed mountain contemporary Cache townhome in Park City offers elegant finishes and a thoughtfully designed floorplan set in the serenity of wooded Silver Lake Village. Vaulted ceilings and contemporary clean lines give this residence a feeling of urban feeling in a mountain setting, with rustic dark wood floors, the newest and most fashionable stonework and high tech appliances throughout.
Kimball Arts Festival
Forty-eight years in, the Kimball Arts Festival is a summer staple in Park City. Stretching down the entirety of Main Street, attendees are treated to the gamut of artful experiences. From artist booths to live music to innovative food offerings, kids area activities and special festival after dark programming, you may want to attend a couple of days in a row to be sure you see it all. The festival runs August 4th-6th.
Lodging Pairing: Barclay Butera Luxury Ski Retreat on Main Street
This high fashion studio townhome is suitable for the most discerning traveler. A luxury experience awaits you in the heart of the downtown Park City historic corridor, with ideal access to all Park City has to offer. With an elegant great room and sophisticated furnishings customized by homeowner Barclay Butera, an internationally recognized interior designer, this home is truly a luxury enclave filled with unique furnishings, sleek finishes and sophisticated lodging elements.
Park City Trail Series
A series of trail races designed with the beginner in mind, no need to be a mountain dweller to grab your trail running shoes and try this sport on for size. The four-race series includes a 5K, 10K, 15K and a Half-Marathon, all on different dates. Each event takes place in scenic Round Valley Trails which offers easy terrain and sweeping views of the surrounding ski resorts. No pressure to perform here, just lace up your kicks and enjoy the satisfaction of a race well run!
Lodging Pairing: Black Rock Ridge Three-Bedroom Townhome
If you are seeking the latest in fashionable cutting edge finishes with a spacious multi living area floor plan , Black Rock Ridge is the latest hot spot for travellers seeking adventure in Park City, coupled with scenic and spacious luxury lodging accommodations.
A main living area with rustic barn wood accents coupled with contemporary stone and luxury appliances sets the stage for the great room in this 3 bedroom, 2200 square foot townhome.
Weekly Free Park City Events!
With too many to list here, Park City is renowned for the endless weekly/daily free events hosted in and about the area. Almost every night Mountain Town Music hosts a free concert at varied venues peppered about Summit County. Throw down your picnic blanket, or stand up and dance. Either way, you’ll enjoy a music filled evening at one of the area’s free music venues. Each Wednesday from noon-6PM, a local farmer’s market is hosted in the parking lot of the Canyons Resort side of Park City Resort.
Nosh on food truck fare, grab the freshest ingredients for dinner, or purchase a fresh baked pie or bread for a special Park City treat. A visit to the farmer’s market is sure to please every shopper – from culinary items to jewelry to snacks for your pooch, you’ll not leave empty handed!
Finally, each ski resort hosts a plethora of events at their bases and within their mountain confines. Live music, kid’s events, daily activities like alpine slides, golfing and zip lines – a true adventurer’s paradise is found at both of Park City’s ski resorts. Grab the family and spend the day soaking in the sunshine and crisp alpine air while you partake in all sorts of ski resort fun!
Lodging Pairing: The Colony Vacation Home
Exquisite doesn’t begin to describe this luxury seven bedroom slope side mountain Colony chalet in Park City, located right on the ski runs of Canyons Resort. Sit in the breakfast nook each morning and watch ski patrol ready the mountain for the day, or pop in for lunch and to rest your legs between runs. A large outdoor covered deck boasts an outdoor kitchen and dining area, and a serene garden patio is perfect for events and entertaining during the warmer months.