Park City Event Guide: July 4th Edition
Photo courtesy: Visit Park City
Park City Events: June 30 – July 3
Park Silly Sunday Market
Sunday, July 1 → 10 AM – 5 PM
Historic Main Street
This event is equal parts eco-friendly open-air market and street festival – and Sunday Funday party! Stroll Historic Main Street to shop for local arts, crafts, products, antiques, and gourmet food while you enjoy live music, terrific local, handmade ice cream from Wasatch Creamery Ice Cream, Co., and the best booze tent in town.
Flying Ace All-Star Aerial Show
Saturdays & Sundays → 1 PM
Utah Olympic Park
The Flying Aces, founded by Olympians Fuzz Fedderson and Trace Worthington, brings gold-medal feats to events in an incredibly unique way. To say watching this event is memorable is an understatement. The best place to catch these shows is on the weekends, at the Utah Olympic Park. Watch Olympians and National Team skiers and snowboarders soar up to 60 feet in the air, while flipping and spinning and making your jaw drop, and then land gracefully in the Spence Eccles Freestyle Pool. Shows run through September 2.
Sunday → All Day
Park City Library
The Park City Professional Artist Association will showcase a wide variety of local artists – paintings and photos. The inspiration: the beauty found in Park City, Summit County, and our Be-Utah-ful state.
Throwback Tuesdays Film Series
Tuesdays → 7 PM
July 3 – July 31
Jim Santy Auditorium @ Park City Library
Throwback Tuesdays is a partnership between the Park City Film Series and the Park City Library, begins this week! The first classic film (free admission and free popcorn!) is The Muppet Movie; rated G. Here’s the movie lineup for the month:
- Tuesday, July 3 – The Muppet Movie (G)
- Tuesday, July 10 – The Sandlot (PG)
- Tuesday, July 17 – Peggy Sue Got Married (PG-13)
- Tuesday, July 31 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit (PG)
Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series
Tuesday, July 3 → 6 – 9 PM
Los Lonely Boys @ Quinn’s Junction
The season-opener for Big Stars, Bright Nights! Los Lonely Boys (brothers Henry, Jojo, and Ringo Garza) bring their trademarked, Grammy-winning “Texican Rock” back to the Park City Institute’s (new!) outdoor state. Quinn’s Junction Sports Complex is the new home for this concert series – be sure to purchase tickets in advance.
3rd of July Celebration & Fireworks
Tuesday, July 3 → 5 PM
Park City Mountain Canyons Village
Start the celebrations a day early with caricature artists, hula hoops, chalk art, and face painting! Kick off the holiday with these complimentary, family-friendly activities at Park City Mountain Canyons Village. DJ Velvet starts spinning at 5 p.m., followed by live music by the Number Ones at 7:30.
Music on The Patio
Wednesdays → 11 AM
Park City Library
Stop by the patio and enjoy live, local music during your library visit! The 7-concert series is a partnership with Mountain Town Music and The Friends of Park City Library.
KPCW’s Birthday Party
Monday, July 2 → 10 AM – 2 PM
KPCW Radio Station
KPCW is turning 38 – and they want you to help them celebrate! Cake and punch, along with the opportunity to tour or the station and meet the staff and hosts of KPCW! Join the party on Monday, July 2. OH – and – the twice-yearly pledge drive is approaching, so if you have items you’d like to donate for their auction, let them know.
Twilight Ride Series
Wednesdays → 4 – 8 PM
Deer Valley Resort
Enjoy the mountain at dusk with the Twilight Ride Series on Wednesdays. From 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, take advantage of lift-served mountain biking (Silver Lake Express and Sterling Express chairlifts). DV operations stay open to serve riders for the Twilight Rides (through August 22).
Guided Main Street Historical Tour
Monday – Friday → 2 PM
Park City Museum
Explore Park City Historic Main Street with insight into the architecture and some pretty cool stories from Park City’s unique history. From the days of a booming mining town to its present-day iteration as a world-wide, world-class ski destination. Weather permitting – the tours leave from the Park City Museum (5258 Main Street). Spots fill quickly – so be sure to reserve your spot. Tours are recommended 13 and up – cost is $7 per person, no tour on July 4.
Jamaica’s Kitchen Food Truck
Sunday, July 1 → 10 AM – 5 PM
Snow Park Lodge @ Deer Valley Resort
Experience the flavors – and vibe! – of authentic Jamaican food at Deer Valley this weekend. Jamaica’s Kitchen Food Truck will be parked outside Snow Park Lodge on Sunday, which will give you the chance to try spicy and sweet Jamaican jerk chicken, homemade beef patties and ting, and tender curry goat with rice and beans. Yummmm!
Summer Cocktail Contest
Park City, Utah
Now, this is a contest in which we will be delighted to participate. Starting Sunday, July 1, there are four full weeks to try to find your favorite drink in Park City. To vote – simply head to www.parkcityrestaurants.com. Last year’s winner: Deer Valley Resort’s Spicy Watermelon Rose Spritzer.
Wines & Mines Tour
Saturdays → 1 – 4 PM
This three-hour tour of six historic Park City locations – paired with gorgeous wines – is an experience unlike any other! The Fox School of Wine tour begins at the Park City Museum – this pairs with a sparkling wine from California – to kick off the discovery of mining in Park City. A luxury vehicle then transports you to the other stops. Ontario Mine, Miner’s Hospital, Silver King Consolidated HQ, and the Red Light District (!) are on the tour – guided by Kirsten Fox, Headmistress and executive sommelier, who also chooses the wine for each location. Light snacks are included, and you must reserve your spot in advance.
Park City Events: July 4
7 AM → Pancake Breakfast @ City Park
8 AM → Fourth of July 5K Run
11 AM @ Historic Main Street
12 PM → Activities @ City Park
Music, BBQ & beverages, games, and more
3 PM → Music mountain BBQ, and fun at Park City Mountain Village
DUSK → FIREWORKS at Park City Mountain