Park City Event Guide: August 25 & 26
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
Saturday Morning Nature Walk
8:30 AM @ Swaner Nature Preserve and EcoCenter
Explore the Swaner Preserve wetlands with a guide to learn about the wonders of wetlands, native plant and animal species and the history of the Preserve. Through September 30.
Yoga on the Patio
Saturdays @ 10:30 AM
Park City Library
Join the complimentary community yoga classes on the patio outside the Park City Library! Held each Saturday at 10 a.m., through August 25, the class provides an opportunity to start your weekend off on the right foot – and to connect with your Park City neighbors. Bring your yoga mat; classes move inside if it rains.
Utah Vision Rally – Out of the Darkness We Ride
12:30 – 2:30 PM
Park City Fire Station on Bitner Road
This is a gathering to raise awareness – and funds – for mental health and suicide prevention. There will be a BBQ lunch available, with a suggested $20 donation. The event is presented by CONNECT and the Taylor Hagen Memorial Foundation.
Riders begin at Timpanogos Harley Davidson in Lindon and will ride to the Park City Fire Station. They’ll be escorted by highway patrol the whole way. To learn more about CONNECT, click HERE.
Park City Area Showcase of Homes
Saturday & Sunday
10 AM – 6 PM
Tour amazing homes in the Park City, Heber Valley, and Midway. Presented by the Park City Area Home Builders Association and Zion’s Bank, this year’s Showcase features 12 homes throughout the Park City and Heber Valley areas.
Tickets are $15 online at PCShowcaseOfHomes.com. The showcase is held weekends and Labor Day between August 24 and September 3. Times vary, so be sure to check the website!
HEAR & SEE →
Reggae Rise Up Presents:
Reggae Rise Up Utah 2018
Pack your blankets, reusable drink containers, and binoculars – it’s Reggae Rise Up music festival weekend! The all-weekend event is held at Rivers Edge in Heber. Gates open at noon today and tomorrow, and the music begins at 12:45 p.m. Things go quiet at 11 p.m. Kids under 8 get in free, and make sure to check the website for the list of dos and don’ts – and the lineup – before you head out!
8 PM @ Egyptian Theatre
American rock band; formed in 1970 with Top 5 hits, “How Much I Feel,” and “Biggest Part of Me.” Tickets available HERE.
Blue Sky Bash
Presented by: Summit Land Conservancy
This year marks the 4th year of the Summit Land Conservancy’s Blue Sky Bash – at Blue Sky Ranch in Wanship. The party is a celebration of open space and features cocktails and dinner by High West Distillery and Saloon. There’s also a live auction led by Larry Flinn, with dancing into the night.
The auction features 6 unique experience packages that are all better with open space. There’s a complimentary shuttle coach to and from the Bash from Park City. This one is a favorite – and there are still just a few tickets available!
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
A Peace House Benefit
10 AM – 1 PM
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes asks men to walk one mile in high heels. It’s a lighthearted way to draw attention to a very serious topic – raising awareness in our community about the serious causes, effects, and remediations to men’s sexualized violence against women. The event is presented by Peace House – an organization which is committed to ending family violence and abuse through education, outreach, support services, and safe housing. Learn more about this vital nonprofit HERE, and click HERE for more event information.
DIG IN – Dinner in the Garden
Presented by EATS & Summit Community Gardens
3 – 6 PM
If you were lucky enough to get tickets while they were available, you will have a blast at this annual EATS event! It’s held in the
In addition to tasty, local, fresh food and $5 libations, you will enjoy family activities: meet the friendly goats, Fiona & Shrek, have your face painted, or dance to live music with local band Swagger. Bring your best smiles too! Photographer Joy Conneally will be available to take family photos that can be purchased online for a fee, 50% donated back to EATS Park City and Summit Community Gardens.
Park Silly Sunday Market
Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM
It’s BACK! Hop on the free bus or your bike and zip on over to Historic Main Street. This event is equal parts eco-friendly open-air market and street festival – and Sunday Funday party! Stroll the hundreds of booths to shop for local arts, crafts, products, antiques, and gourmet food while you enjoy live music, and the best booze tent in town.
DURING THE WEEK: MONDAY, AUGUST 27 – THURSDAY, AUGUST 30
Cycling Mechanics Clinic for Women
Monday, August 27 @ 6 PM
Contender Bicycles is hosting a complimentary women’s repair clinic and pop-up shop with Park City’s own Erica Tingey of Women in the Mountains, and Debbie Drain of The Chicks Company. Roll over at 6 pm, at 1352 White Pine Canyon Road (next to St. Mary’s). The focus of this clinic is on braking and shifting adjustment.
Women’s Road Rides
Mondays: 5:45 – 7:30 PM
Through August 27
Start at Jans on Park Ave, then hit the road with a tribe of ladies for a couple of hours. Bring rain protection, energy good and plenty of water, plus your flat repair kit. Bikes are available to rent ($15, based on availability), but the event is free!
Women’s Mountain Bike Rides
Tuesdays: 6-8 PM
Through August 28
Another women-only option during the week is the Tuesday night mountain bike rides with White Pine Touring. The rides are led by Team Sugar guides, and the group is divided up based on your skill and comfort level. Meet at White Pine Touring at 6 p.m., then explore new trails and meet new friends for two fun-filled hours. This experience is also free.
Twilight Ride Series
Wednesdays: 4 – 8 PM
Through August 22
Enjoy the mountain at dusk with the Twilight Ride Series at Deer Valley 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).
Group Mountain Bike Rides
Thursdays: 6-8 PM
Through August 30
One more crew to hit the trails with – the Thursday night group mountain bike rides! Also at White Pine Touring, this one is open to everyone, with three groups to choose from based on ride intensity. The rides are led by White Pines Touring Racing powered by jans.com mountain bike team members and guides. And on the last Thursday of each month, there’s a free BBQ and adult beverages, provided by local vendors, at the end of the ride.
Park City Mountain Farmers Market
Wednesdays: 12 – 5 PM (rain, snow, or shine)
Through October 10
The Park City Farmers Market is at the base of Park City Mountain Resort this year! The seasonal market is open for business each Wednesday and features a large selection of fresh, local goods. Stop by and stock up on just-picked produce, freshly-baked bread, and arts & crafts from local producers and vendors.