2024 Summer Events Newsletter

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Memorial Day Weekend is here, marking the start of summertime fun in Park City and the Wasatch Back! The coming weeks offer an outstanding array of food, fun, music, and more. Hope to see you out and about at one or more of these summer events!
4TH OF JULY
Fourth of July Weekend is the biggest weekend of the summer, with lots of great options for celebrating Independence Day in all of our local communities here in the Wasatch Back! See below for preliminary details on some of the events, and we will provide a full schedule of the activities in a few weeks with our July 4th Events Lineup newsletter.


PARK CITY CELEBRATIONS 
A weekend of food, fun, and festivities!


Park City's Independence Day celebrations are set for Thursday, July 4! The festivities will include a parade, flyover, games, food, fun, and a drone show! Check here for more info on this popular event!

OAKLEY CELEBRATIONS
& 89th ANNUAL RODEO 

July 3 - 6, July 8  |  7:30 pm Nightly Rodeo
July 4  |  4th of July Celebration
Oakley Rodeo Grounds


The 89th Annual Oakley Rodeo is a four-day event that is sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association and is one of the "must-do" events of the summer. 

Rodeo Info  |  4th of July Info

RED, WHITE, & BLUE FESTIVAL
July 4  |  All Day  |  Heber City   
More info!

Head to Heber for the second annual Red, White, and Blue Festival! Festivities kick off with hot air balloons and a 5K and a 10K run/walk, followed by a bi-plane fly over, flag ceremony, rotary breakfast, and parade. There will also be live entertainment, a sidewalk art contest, carnival, strong man contest, pie eating competition, fireworks, and more!

MIDWAY CELEBRATIONS
July 4  |  Midway Town Square  
More Info!

Celebrate Independence Day with Midway's small town July 4th celebration. Sponsored by Midway Boosters and Midway City, this is a family-friendly day full of festivities that includes a pancake breakfast, bike parade, and an amazing fireworks display after dusk. 

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE
Park City Library  |  July 4 - 5   More info!

The Friends of the Library are hosting their summer book sale. Shop hundreds of bargain-priced books, with prices ranging from one to three dollars. From picture books to popular fiction, the sale has something for everyone! Book donations are welcome at the library up to one week before the sale.

Schedule:
Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5, 10am - 4pm
Members only - July 4, 8am - 10am
Fill a provided tote bag for $15 - July 5, 2pm - 4pm
ARTS & CULTURE
KIMBALL ARTS FESTIVAL  August 2 - 4  |  Park City Main Street   More Info!
 
The 2024 Park City Kimball Arts Festival will feature artists invited from 28 states and 3 different countries. The three-day event is a top-rated festival that helps the Kimball Art Center raise funds to continue its mission of providing arts access, education, engagement, and experience to everyone.


SUMMER CONCERTS
Locations Throughout Utah

Our hills, amphitheaters, and outdoor venues are alive with music all summer long. Check out the entire Summer Concert lineup in Park City, the Heber Valley, and beyond!

See the full lineup here!


LAST FRIDAY GALLERY STROLL
Last Friday of Every Month 
Main Street Park City  
More Info!

Hosted by the Park City Gallery Association, this is a fun, free event highlighting artists and special exhibits at art galleries throughout town. On the last Friday of each month, from 6 - 9 pm, local galleries open their doors to the community to enjoy light refreshments and admire the latest art installations. 


INTERMOUNTAIN POWWOW CHAMPIONSHIPS
June 1 - 2  |  
More info!
Rivers Edge at Heber Valley

Join the second annual Intermountain Championship at the River's Edge Campground, which celebrates Native American culture through song and dance. This is a family-friendly event that is open to all!

LATINO ARTS FEST
June 14 - 16  |  
More Info!
Canyons Village Park City

The Latino Arts Festival is a celebration of the Latino and Hispanic cultures of Perú, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, and more. The weekend-long celebration features a beautiful display of visual arts and crafts, live music, film screenings, performances, food, and more.



WASATCH PLEIN AIR PARADISE
June 22 - July 6  |  Midway   More Info!

Heber Valley's stunning landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for this ‘Plein Air’ competition. Highlights include the local ‘Paint Outs,' as well as a 90-minute ‘Quick Draw and Auction’ that is a favorite of attendees as they watch amazing artists complete a masterwork in mere minutes!



FORUM FEST
July 3 - 6  |  Canyons Village  
More Info!

Forum Fest returns for 2024 with a headliner concert in the Forum on Wednesday, July 3rd, followed by three days of live music, great food and drinks, kids and family activities, public art displays, and more. Stay tuned for more info coming soon on this fun, free event!



SUMMIT ARTS MARKET
July 13   |   11am - 7pm  | 
More Info!
The Red Barn  |  Oakley, Utah

This annual summer art showcase in Oakley builds support for local artists and cultivates collectors who live on the Eastern side of Summit County.
 


NEWSIES
July 18 - Aug 10  |  Sundance   
More info!

The Sundance Summer Theatre offers an unmatched setting, located in the shadow of Mount Timpanogos. This year's production features Disney’s Newsies The Musical, which is based on the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City.



PARK CITY SONG SUMMIT
August 15 - 17  |  Park City   
More Info!


Song Summit is a different way to experience a music festival, emphasizing wellness, mental health, addiction recovery, and inclusivity. Get this one on your calendar and don't forget to purchase tickets soon. 


MONSTER DRAWING RALLY
Sept 14  |  Kimball Art Center   More Info!

This is a partnership fundraising event for the Arts Council of Park City and Summit County along with the Kimball Art Center, where artists will create artwork LIVE for 50 minutes. Finished pieces are immediately available for purchase when the timer runs out. This exciting event will be held outdoors at Kimball Art Center and includes live music, food, and a cash bar. 

SUMMER MARKETS

PARK SILLY SUNDAY MARKET
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  |  July 14, 21
Sept 1, 8, 15, 22  |  10 am - 5 pm
Main Street  |  Park City   
More Info!

The Silly Market is an eco-friendly open-air market and street festival that celebrates the community of fun and funky Park Sillians. Patrons love the live music accompanied by beverages from the Bloody Mary bar!

MIDWAY FARMERS MARKET
Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm  |  June - Oct   

Midway Town Square   More info!

Held at the southwest corner of Midway Town Square, this weekly event offers locally grown and prepared food from throughout Heber Valley. This intimate market features abundant local produce, delicious fresh bread, eggs, flower bouquets, coffee, and more. 


PARK CITY FARMERS MARKET
Wed, 11 am - 5 pm  |  Opens May 29th

PCMR First Time Lift Parking Lot   
Info!

The Park City Farmer’s Market is a seasonal outdoor market held at Park City Resort that offers a large assortment of fresh local goods from Utah farmers and vendors. It strives to offer only the freshest organic products.


HEBER MARKET ON MAIN
Thursdays 5 - 9 pm  |  Jun - Aug  

Main Street Park  |  Heber   
More Info!

Heber City Farmer’s Market is a weekly, summertime event that welcomes visitors and locals alike to gather together in downtown Heber City to enjoy local food, drink, shopping, and live music. 
GALAS & GATHERINGS
SAVOR THE SUMMIT  June 22  |  Main Street Park City   More info!

Join one of Park City's signature events, where Main Street is closed to vehicle traffic and filled with artfully decorated dining tables. You simply choose your preferred host restaurant, and book your reservations. With many different participating restaurants, there's a culinary option to suit every palate. But don't delay. This event always sells out! 

MIDWAY FOUNDERS DAY CELEBRATION
June 1  |  Midway Town Square   
More info!

This annual event celebrates the charming hamlet of Midway with beautification projects, food, fun, and music!

10:00 am - Noon:  Help beautify Midway's parks and city!
Noon - 2 pm:  Free hot dog lunch, entertainment, fun at the Town Square!


BARN PARTY at NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER
June 1  |  1000 Ability Way  |  Park City   
More info!

Bring the whole family to the National Ability Center Ranch and Equestrian Center for dinner, live music, mechanical bull, auction, saloon, and more! 
1940s HANGAR DANCE
June 1  |  Russ McDonald Field  |  Heber   
More info!

We are excited to get back into the swing of things! Dig out your vintage dress or attire  (not required, but highly encouraged), and be transported back in time as you dance the night away to 1940's and 1950's hits from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Elvis Presley, and more - all to a live jazz band! 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY'S OVERALL BALL
June 15  |  Legacy Lodge  |  PC Resort  
More info!

The Overall Ball is the fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties to help raise money for decent, affordable homes in the Wasatch Back. Denim, flannel, overalls, painter coveralls, and hard hats are the dress code for this upscale event that includes fine food and drink, a live auction, and more!

ANTI-GALA 2024  |  Utah Olympic Park 
August 8  |  Park City   More info!

Join fellow friends of the Utah Olympic Park for a casual, dressed-down evening of activities, delicious food, drinks, and live music at the base of the Nordic Ski jumps. This marquee summer fundraising event supports the Healthy Communities and Scholarship initiatives that introduce underrepresented Utah kids to winter sports.

FAMILY FUN
SUMMER FUN AT
PARK CITY RESORT

June 8 - October 6

More info! 

Park City Mountain Resort offers an expansive variety of summer fun and adventures as well as events, beautiful hikes, scenic gondola rides, dining, outdoor concerts, and mountain bike trails for all levels. 

 
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK SUMMER ACTIVITIES
May 24 through early September
More info!

Utah Olympic Park offers year-round adventure. From learning about the Park's unique Olympic heritage on a guided tour to taking the ride of a lifetime on the Comet Bobsled Ride, Utah Olympic Park offers activities for all. 
 
Extreme Summer Tubing
Summer Comet Bobsled
Alpine Slide
Extreme Zipline
Freestyle Zipline
Drop Tower
Discovery Adventure Course
Canyon Adventure Course
Summit Adventure Course
Airbag Jumps
Action Tower
SWANER PRESERVE & ECOCENTER
Wednesdays - Sundays  |  Park City   
More info!

With 10 miles of trails to explore, this 1,200-acre nature preserve also boasts a 10,000 sq ft LEED Platinum building, offering interactive exhibits around the surrounding environment. The EcoCenter also offers weekly nature tours, wildlife viewing opportunities, summer camps, and environmental education for children and adults.
FLYING ACE ALL-STAR AERIAL SHOW
Utah Olympic Park  |  Park City  More info!
Select Fridays and Saturdays throughout Summer


Catch the high-flying action on select Fridays and Saturdays from mid-June through Labor Day Weekend. See Olympians and National Team skiers and snowboarders perform acrobatic feats as they soar up to 60 feet in the air before landing in the Park’s Spence Eccles Olympic Freestyle Pool. 
Heber Valley Railroad
450 South 600 West  |  Heber City  
More info!

The Heber Valley Railroad offers scenic, historic train rides around the beautiful Wasatch Mountains past Deer Creek Reservoir and Mt. Timpanogos. There are always additional specialty train rides being added to the schedule, as well as daily train rides Monday - Saturday. 
KAMAS FIESTA DAYS
July 20 - 27  |  Kamas   
More info!

Kamas Valley Fiesta Days has been a fun-filled, annual celebration for over 70 years! This week-long event includes a parade, fireworks, demolition derby, 5K walk/run, rodeo, and more!
WASATCH COUNTY FAIR DAYS
July 26 - August 3  |  Heber City
Wasatch County Event Complex  
More info!

The Wasatch County Fair Days includes a demolition derby, party in the park, fair exhibits, BBQ dinner, movie in the park, parade, 3 nights of rodeos, and more.

SUMMIT COUNTY FAIR
August 3 - 12  |  Fairgrounds  |  Coalville   
More info!

The Summit County Fair is a traditional, small town county fair with cowboys, bucking broncos, a carnival, beauty queens, homemade goods, vegetables, and more. 
MIDWAY SWISS DAYS
August 30 - 31  |  Midway Town Square   
More info!

The annual Swiss Days event takes place the Friday and Saturday before Labor Day each year and draws a huge crowd both days. Local and national vendors work tediously, crafting and creating their wares for display and sale. And volunteers spend countless hours preparing for the two full days to ensure the event is a success. 
JUST FOR KIDS
SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS  |  Throughout the Park City Area

Park City boasts a range of summer camps, offering kids opportunities for exploration in nature, athletics, academics, and arts.
DEER VALLEY® RESORT  |  Jun 10 - Aug 16

PARK CITY DAY CAMP  |  Starts June 10

 
  • Camp 1:  June 10 – 14
  • Camp 2:  June 17 – 21
  • Camp 3:  June 24 – 28
SOLDIER HOLLOW ADVENTURE CAMPS
  • Session 1:  June 3 - 7
  • Session 2:  June 10 - 14
  • Session 3:  June 17 - 21
  • Session 4:  July 8 - 12
  • Session 5:  July 15 - 19
  • Session 6:  July 29 - Aug 2

WOODWARD SUMMER CAMPS
3683 Kilby Rd  |  Park City   
More info!

The ultimate summer camp experience! Campers aged 7-17 can sign up for one of six sports: multisport, mountain bike, skateboard, BMX, scooter, or Parkour. Camps run weekly beginning June 10th and ending on August 16th.

MOOSE ON THE LOOSE   More info!
June 8  |  Lower Utah Olympic Park
July 13  |  N Round Valley
August 10  |  Quinn's Round Valley

Sept 14  |  Utah Olympic Park

Moose on the Loose offers fun, kid-friendly races of varying lengths, organized under the premise that kids can do hard things and have fun doing it! The organizers believe that doing your best, pushing yourself, and helping others is fun. 
YOUNG RIDERS   More info!
5148 E Meadows Drive  |  Park City

The Young Riders Youth Cycling program was founded in 1996 as a way to keep kids happy and healthy when the snow melts. The program works to improve fitness, build friendships, explore the environment, and establish responsibility in youths. Summer mountain bike programs run from June - August for ages 6-16 years old, with week-long and full summer programs.

OUTDOOR ACTION
SOLDIER HOLLOW SHEEPDOG CLASSIC  |  May 24 - 27  More info!

Head out to Solider Hollow this coming Memorial Day Weekend for one of the Heber Valley's favorite gatherings! The event includes four days of family fun and exciting competition featuring the world’s top sheepdogs and handlers. Watching world-class sheepdogs at work will take your breath away.

PC TRAIL SERIES   More info!
5K - June 1  |  10K - July 13  
Half Marathon - August 3

Park City Trail Series is a 3-race series that runs from June – August. It starts with a 5K and works up to a half marathon. The courses are forgiving enough for new trail runners but bring the excitement that seasoned trail runners love



2024 RAGNAR ROAD WASATCH BACK   
June 7 - 8  |  More info!
USU to Brighton Ski Area 
The Original Wasatch Back is back! Celebrate 20 years of Ragnar in 2024 with the relay that started it all. Runners will begin at the original start line at Utah State University and head over Avon Pass and into a postcard-worthy countryside dotted with horses and barns. From there the race will wind through small towns like Kamas, Oakley and Francis before heading over Guardsman Pass to the first-ever finish at Brighton Ski Area. Registration is closed, but spectators are encouraged to come out to cheer on the participants!

THE WASATCH 50 RACE
June 8  |  Heber City   
More info!

The Wasatch 50 course is a truly epic route through some of Utah’s beautiful high country. The course features prolonged climbing, ripping singletrack through Aspens, and rock-strewn descents. A true mountain bike epic!


TRIPLE TRAIL CHALLENGE  More info!
Round Valley Rambler Half & 7K - June 8
Jupiter Peak 25K - July 20
Mid Mountain 50K - August 17
This series of races provides the ultimate summer challenge! Complete all three events, including the Round Valley Rambler Half Marathon & 7K, Jupiter Peak 25K, and Mid Mountain 50K. You'll earn mountain bragging rights!
RESORT MOUNTAIN BIKING

DEER VALLEY®  |  June 14 - September 22
Spread over six mountains with up to 3,000 vertical feet of elevation change, Deer Valley’s summer operation is open daily, beginning mid-June to early September. Then, it will be weekends only until mid-September. More info!

PARK CITY |  June 15 - early fall
Park City’s abundant trails offer access to the mountain for those with an intermediate mountain bike skill set and above. Lift-served mountain bike haul access is available by the day or for the summer season. More info!
JORDANELLE TRAITHLON
June 22  |  Jordanelle   
More info!

Since 1998, the Jordanelle Triathlon has entertained athletes from across the globe. Nestled in the Rock Cliff Area of Jordanelle Reservoir in Francis, Utah, the scenery alone will take your breath away. Join us for what Triathlete Magazine listed as one of "America's Top 100 Triathlons!"


PARK CITY SUP FESTIVAL
June 22  |  Jordanelle   
More info!

Join a day of fun at Jordanelle Reservoir, with SUP races, live music and delicious food from Done To Your Taste Catering. Come out and enjoy a day on the water! All levels are welcome to join.

FISH FOR GARBAGE   More info!
June 22  |  Strawberry Reservoir
July 13  |  Jordan River

August 17  |  Green River
September 14  |  Weber River

Fish For Garbage provides opportunities for civic engagement and stewardship of waterways by hosting cleanups, educating about the harmful effects of trash as pollution, and demonstrating the need for healthy ecosystems. Join them this summer on a river cleanup!

MUDDY DASH
Soldier Hollow  |  July 27  
More info!

Join this mud run that is "Mud With A Mission." A portion of Muddy Dash proceeds from the events go towards research, funding, and treatment for families that are battling childhood cancer and terminal illness.


RUN FOR AUTISM
August 3  |  Heber City   
More info!

Runtastic Events brings you the Runtastic Heber Run for Autism for its sixth year “running!” Come enjoy an all-downhill course in scenic Heber Valley, and support children and adults with autism across the state of Utah.


SUMMIT CHALLENGE
August 24  |  Locations Vary   
More info!
 
This fully-supported road ride to benefit the National Ability Center winds through the scenic mountains of Summit and Wasatch counties, offering a choice of a 16, 25, 50, 80, or 100-mile course. 
POINT 2 POINT BIKE RACE
August 31  |  Park City   More info!
 
Join the country’s strongest endurance mountain bike racers, and drop in on some of the best trails Park City has to offer.

~75 Miles   |  90% Singletrack  | 12,000′+ Elevation Gain
MOUNTAIN BIKING & HIKING
 
With more than 400 miles of Gold Level mountain biking and hiking trails, you will have plenty of options to ride and hike in Park City's Wasatch Mountains. For more information on Park City's extensive trails network, visit mountaintrails.org and 
mountainbikingparkcity.com
For interactive trail maps visit trailforks.com.
A great resource for hiking options in and around Park City can be found at ParkCityHikes.com. This blog is perfect for finding info and ideas for hitting the trails in our area. 
PUBLIC GOLF COURSES

Park City Golf Club
The Canyons Resort Golf Club 
Wasatch Golf  – Mountain & Lake Courses (Midway)
Soldier Hollow Courses in Midway


PRIVATE GOLF COURSES

Glenwild Golf Club
Jeremy Golf & Country Club
Park Meadows Golf Club
Promontory Club – Pete Dye Canyon Course
Red Ledges Golf Club
Tuhaye Golf Club
Victory Ranch Golf Club

Summer is always a busy time for our local real estate market, providing opportunities for buyers and sellers alike. If you have any questions about the current market conditions, don't hesitate to reach out.

In the meantime, hope to see you out and about! 
 

Photos courtesy of Park City Chamber of Commerce, Park City Resort, and Deer Valley Resort.
 

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