- The Park City Mountain Adventure Park and Canyons Golf will open for summer on Friday, May 24
- Canyons Village activities will open on Friday, June 14
- Park City Mountain will host events and concerts throughout the summer including celebrations and fireworks on both the 3rd and 4th of July
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PARK CITY, Utah – May 7, 2019 – It’s hard to beat summertime in Park City. Long days, warm nights and stunning scenery make the town a perfect destination for a summer getaway and Park City Mountain offers endless adventures for the entire family to enjoy. The resort will open for summer operations on Friday, May 24 with activities and mountain biking access at the Park City Mountain Adventure Park. Canyons Golf is also scheduled to open on May 24 followed by the Canyons Village on Friday, June 14. Find more details about Park City Mountain’s summer events, activities and offerings below.
2019 Summer Activities:
Park City Mountain Adventure Park
Families will find endless outdoor adventures at Park City Mountain during the summer. Activities at the Park City Mountain Adventure Park include Utah’s longest Mountain Coaster, a 3,000 ft long Alpine Slide, the ZipRider and Flying Eagle Zip Lines, scenic lift rides, hiking, mountain biking, mini golf, climbing wall, gem panning, kids ropes course and more. Park City Mountain’s all-in-one Adventure Pass is one of the best ways to experience it all in one day. Summer-long season passes are also available. The Adventure Park will open on Friday, May 24. More information can be found here.
Canyons Village activities will open on Friday, June 14 and include scenic gondola rides, cross country mountain biking, disc golf, hiking, Canyons Golf and putting course. More information here.
Canyons Golf will open for the season on Friday, May 24. This 18-hole, par-70 course is located steps away from the Grand Summit Hotel, a RockResort, at the base of Canyons Village and features over 550 feet of elevation change. Designed by renowned course architects Gene and Casey Bates, Canyons Golf offers a challenging and enjoyable course characterized by memorable shots and dramatic views. Visit www.CanyonsGolfCourse.com for more information and to reserve your tee time.
World-Class Mountain Biking
Three lifts provide bike access during the summer at Park City Mountain and are centrally located amongst some of Park City’s most beautiful trails. The Payday lift will operate for early-season biking and hiking access beginning Friday, May 24 at the Park City Mountain Village. On Friday, June 14, the high-speed four-passenger Crescent Lift will open for bike access and Payday lift will shift to scenic rides. Crescent Lift runs out of the Park City Mountain Village and unloads mountain bikers at access points for the IMBA recognized “Epic Ride” on the Mid-Mountain Trail. The Red Pine Gondola at Canyons Village will also open on June 14 and provides access to miles of gorgeous cross-country biking and hiking trails. Bike rentals are available on-site at Legacy Sports and Canyon Mountain Sports. Please refer to www.parkcitymountain.com for summer mountain bike rates, hours of operation, reservations and more information. 20% off rentals reserved in advance here.
Summer Lodging Deals
From single hotel rooms to four bedroom penthouse suites, Park City Mountain offers exceptional lodging options for everyone. This summer, Park City Mountain is offering a Better Way to Weekend lodging package that is perfect for extending your weekend. The package offers guests 25% off on two-night or longer weekend stays. Enjoy stays at the Sundial Lodge, Silverado Lodge, DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Park City, Vintage on the Strand, Apex Residences or the beautiful Grand Summit Hotel which recently received a $15 million renovation. More information can be found here.
Park City Farmer’s Market, June 12 – October 16
The Park City Farmer’s Market is a seasonal market held at the base of the Park City Mountain Village every Wednesday this summer from noon to 5 p.m. Open from June through October, the market showcases local Utah vendors and artisans with fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, crafts and more. More details here.
Kids Adventure Games, June 14-15
Park City Mountain will host the Kids Adventure Games this June 14-15 outside of Red Pine Lodge at Canyons Village. Designed exclusively for kids ages 6-14, the Kids Adventure Games is a multi-discipline adventure race. Kids, in teams of two, compete together on bikes, in water and on foot through a challenging adventure course, featuring manmade and natural obstacles like zip lines, massive cargo nets, ropes courses, river tubing, giant slip-and-slides and more! Kids learn the values of teamwork, sportsmanship, problem solving, the importance of an active lifestyle and an appreciation for the outdoors.
Farm-to-Table Dinners at Legends, June 22, July 27, August 24, and September 28
Returning this summer, the talented chefs at Legends will offer a series of four farm-to-table dinners beginning in late June. The monthly prix fixe dinners will feature locally-sourced seasonal ingredients and showcase the creative talents of the chefs. Guests can enjoy the dinners al fresco in Park City Mountain Village while relaxing to the sounds of local musicians. Wine and beer pairing suggestions will also be available. To reserve a table, call 435.658.5812 or reserve via opentable.com.
4th of July Celebrations, July 3 – 6
Park City Mountain will host a series of events the week of the 4th of July. Once again, the resort will host a 3rd of July Celebration and Fireworks Show at Canyons Village on Wednesday, July 3. The following day, the resort will host the annual 4th of July Celebration and City Fireworks Show at the Park City Mountain Village. Wrapping up the week, Park City Mountain will present a free concert at Canyons Village on Saturday, July 6. More information can be found here.
Summer Concert Series at Canyons Village, July 6 – August 29
Park City Mountain will host a series of free, live music concerts at Canyons Village on Thursday and Saturday evenings throughout the summer. Concerts begin on Saturday, July 6 on the Canyons Village stage and will feature performances from a mix of local, regional and national bands. Bands will play for approximately 90 minutes and guests are welcome to bring their own picnic, or enjoy food and libations at the Umbrella Bar, Murdock’s Café and The Farm Restaurant. This year’s performers include Blitzen Trapper on Saturday, August 3, The Honey Hounds on Saturday, August 17 and The Motet on Saturday, August 24. Please note, there will be not be Summer Concerts on Thursday, July 11 and Saturday, July 13. Find a full concert lineup here.
Tour of Utah, Saturday, August 17
Returning this summer, Stage 5 of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will start and finish at the Canyons Village at Park City Mountain on Saturday, August 17. The Tour of Utah is a seven-day, world-class professional cycling race along the scenic byways of Utah and attracts worldwide attention as the top international cycling event that follows the Tour de France. As part of Stage 5, the Tour of Utah also offers a mass participation Gran Fondo – the Ultimate Challenge. The Ultimate Challenge will follow the roads that the pros will tackle on the final day of the seven-day stage race. The 93-mile Ultimate Challenge long route will include 8,300 feet of elevation gain and two major climbs. A shorter 43-mile option is also available with 2,080 feet of climbing. For the first time, both the start and the finish will take place at Canyons Village at Park City Mountain complete with a post-race concert, lifestyle expo, and kids’ activities. More info can be found here.
Oktoberfest, Friday, August 30 – Sunday, Sept. 1
Over Labor Day weekend, Canyons Village at Park City Mountain will transform itself into a mini-Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest, the German festival that is now a worldwide phenomenon celebrating Bavarian culture. The family-friendly event will kick off Friday, August 30 with the official opening ceremonies, followed by a weekend of celebration. The festivities will overtake Canyons Village as guests dressed in traditional dress enjoy the Bavarian celebration. Guests will be invited to enjoy German beer in the Bavarian Beer Hall, explore authentic fare in the Bavarian Market, listen to Oompah and Polka music, participate in traditional dance and stein lifting competitions, enjoy the Kinder Kids’ zone and much more. Entrance to Oktoberfest will be free and open to the public of all ages. More details here.
Park City Wine Festival, Thursday, October 3 – Saturday, October 5
The Park City Wine Festival is a premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats and distinguished guests gather to play, wine and dine in beautiful Park City, Utah. From October 3-5, experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience. The Grand Tasting will take place in Canyons Village on Saturday, October 5. More details here.
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About Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Mountain, the largest resort in the United States, is located in the heart of Park City, Utah, only a 35-minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport. Park City bustles with activities year-round with two distinct base areas, nine hotels, thrilling family adventures, and more than two dozen restaurants. In the summer of 2015, Park City completed the largest resort improvement project in the history of American skiing and now boasts more than 7,300 acres of terrain, an eight-passenger gondola, new restaurants and more. More information at http://parkcitymountain.com.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate 17 world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham in Australia; Stowe and Okemo in Vermont; Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire; Stevens Pass in Washington; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.