December Calendar of Events


photo credit: Park City Mountain

photo credit: Park City Mountain

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9 & 10

Junie B. in “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells”

Egyptian Theatre (328 Main Street) | Park City, UT

Based on the beloved series by Barbara Park, this YouTheatre holiday-themed production is kid-friendly, but also great for all ages! Show times are 7 p.m. on Friday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets: $9 for youth (17 and under), $14 for adults

435-649-9371 | www.EgyptianTheatreCompany.org

 

FRIDAY–SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 – 11

Park Silly Holiday Bazaar

Park City Marriott (1825 Sidewinder Drive) | Park City, UT

From the people who bring you the best Bloody Mary bar every Sunday in the summertime, this free, festive, indoor holiday market features more than 90 ventors to help with holiday shopping. And photos with Santa are free throughout the event! Hours are 5-9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Admission is free.

435-714-4036 | www.ParkSillySundayMarket.com

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10 – 3:30 – 6 P.M.

Santa at the Fieldhouse

Basin Recreation Fieldhouse (1388 Center Drive) | Park City, UT

Santa’s 4 p.m. visit to the Fieldhouse is preceeded by Christmas stories with Summit County Library starting at 3:30 p.m., and includes bouncehouses, a free family photo, cocoa and cookies. For an additional fee, Color Me Mine will help your wee ones make a one-of-a-kind keepsake ornament.

Admission is $5 per family, or free with a donation of a new toy or pantry item to benefit the Christian Center, or a box of diapers to benefit Dry Baby Bums.

435-655-0999 | www.BasinRecreation.org

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10 – 4 P.M.

Park City Film Series – Elephant, The Horse (Un Caballo Llamado Elefante)

Jim Santy Auditorium (1255 Park Avenue) | Park City, UT

Part of the Dual Language Immersion Film Program, in partnership with the Park City Library and Summit County Libraries, this is a free screening is in Spanish with English subtitles.

This film, recommended for age 8+, tells the story of two brothers, eight-year-old Roberto and 10-year-old Lalo, who promise their dying grandfather they will set his favorite horse free, finding danger and romance along the way.

435-615-8291 | www.ParkCityFilmSeries.com/ (Photo credit: Park City Film Series)

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 – 2 & 5:30 P.M.

Park City Nutcracker

Eccles Center for the Performing Arts (1750 Kearns Avenue)

If visions of Sugar Plum Fairies dance in your head, take yourself to this very family-friendly (i.e. abbreviated) version of the holiday classic. Presented by Ballet West Academy at Park City, this performance features all the favorite Nutcracker dances, right down to the elaborate costumes and sets. Tickets range from $15-$25 and can be purchased by clicking here, or by calling 855-222-2849.

435-658-2345 | www.BalletWestAcademy.org

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 – 2 P.M.

Park City Film Series – “War Horse” – National Theatre Live

Jim Santy Auditorium (1255 Park Avenue) | Park City, UT

This broadcast of the stage adaptation based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel takes audiences into the trenches of World War I France, with life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company bringing the horses to life. Tickets are $20 for general audiences, $15 for Park City Film Series or Friends of the Library members, and $10 for students with ID.

435-615-8291 | www.ParkCityFilmSeries.com/

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 – 3 P.M.

Stein Eriksen Day

Stein Eriksen Lodge (7700 Stein Way) | Park City, UT

This celebration of Olympian and Park City ambassador, Stein Eriksen, takes place on his birthday – the day former Utah Gov. Michael Leavitt declared “Stein Ericksen Day,” and which now holds even more meaning since the legend passed away earlier this year. Attendees are encouraged to wear Stein-inspired Norwegian attire to honor his homeland. There will be complimentary hot chocolate, coffee and marzipan cake, his favorite dessert.

435-649-3700 | www.SteinLodge.com

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14 – 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Guided Moonlight Hike

Round Valley – meet at Park City Ice Arena (600 Gillmor Way)

Armstrong Trail – meet at Silver Star Café (1825 Three Kings Drive)

Check out one of Park City’s beloved trails under light of the full moon, while meeting new people and getting some exercise. With two hikes to choose from, nearly every ability level can participate. Trail conditions may vary, so check out Basin Recreation’s website, Facebook, or Twitter for last minutes updates, or contact Angie Greenburg directly at (435) 649-1564 ext. 47 / [email protected]

435-649-1564, x47 | www.BasinRecreation.org

 

THURSDAY-SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15-17

FIS LUGE WORLD CUP

Utah Olympic Park (3419 Olympic Parkway) | Park City, UT

This international event featuring the world’s top Luge athletes from more than 20 countries is free and features doubles, women’s and men’s event, plus the newly-formed BMW Sprint Cup competition where the top 15 sliders participate in a one-run heat down the track with timing beginning at 330 feet from the start.

435-658-4200 | www.UathOlympicLegacy.org/Park-Events

 

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15-18

Park City Holiday Spectacular & Sing-Along

Egyptian Theatre (328 Main Street) | Park City, UT

This annual holiday-themed variety show highlights local talent and celebrates the season, including a sing-along led by a choir. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday – Saturday; 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets: $12 for youth; $15 for adults. Front-of-House seating is $19; Cabaret is $25.

435-649-9371 | www.EgyptianTheatreCompany.org

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15 – 7 P.M.

Park City Singers’ Festival of Christmas

St. Mary’s Catholic Church (1505 White Pine Canyon Road) | Park City, UT

Join the local Park City Singers group in a celebration of the season. Advance tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children, and are available at Smith’s in Kimball Juncion and The Market. Tickets at the door are $15 for adults, $7 for children.

[email protected] | www.ParkCitySingers.com

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16 – 7 P.M.

LeAnn Rimes

970 North State Road 32 | Kamas, UT

The GRAMMY® Award-winning artist makes a local stop on her “Today is Christmas” tour at the new DeJoria Center in Kamas, a picturesque town is just 15 mintues from Park City.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here, and start at $55 for floor seating, with special balcony seating for $225, which includes a light buffet and access to cash bar.

435-783-3525 | www.DeJoriaCenter.com/

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 – 5:30 P.M.

Santa Arrives on the Town Lift

Jolly Old St. Nick makes his highly-anticipated arrival via Park City’s Town Lift on Saturday, Dec. 17, continuing a beloved tradition that begins at 5:30 p.m. on the Town Lift Plaza. Click here for details.

435-649-9371 | www.ParkCityMountain.com

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 – 7:30 P.M.

Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Eccles Center for the Performing Arts (1750 Kearns Boulevard) | Park City, UT

PMO brings the classic sounds of the great Latin Big Bands of the ‘40s, ‘50s & ‘60s to the stage, featuring a mix of salsa, bachata and cha-cha, with traces of American jazz, R&B and Afro-Cuban music. Tickets start at $29.

435-655-3114 | www.EcclesCenter.org

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18 – 7 P.M.

Park City Singers’ Festival of Christmas

Park City Community Church (4501 UT-224) | Park City, UT

Join the local Park City Singers group in a celebration of the season. Advance tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children, and are available at Smith’s in Kimball Juncion and The Market. Tickets at the door are $15 for adults, $7 for children.

[email protected] | www.ParkCitySingers.com

 

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22 – 25

A KURT BESTOR CHRISTMAS

Egyptian Theatre (328 Main Street) | Park City, UT

A Utah treasure, Emmy Award-winning composer Kurt Bestor brings the joy and sentiment of the holidays to Park City for four nights in an intimate performance of seasonal favorites and original music. Show times are 8 p.m. on Thursday & Friday; 6 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday.

Tickets are $29 for House; $35 for Front-of-House; $45 for Cabaret.

435-649-9371 | www.EgyptianTheatreCompany.org

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23 – 9 P.M.

Lil John

Park City Live (427 Main Street) | Park City, UT

Don’t miss Lil Jon at Park City Live when he comes to get down for a “Very Crunk Christmas.” Tickets are $20.

435-649-9123 | www.ParkCityLive.net

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24 – 9 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

Santa Arrives at Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley Resort (Snow Park and Silver Lake lodges) | Park City, UT

Deer Valley Resort welcomes Santa on Dec. 24th, where he’ll be greeting guests from 9 – 11 a.m. in the Snow Park Lodge area. From 12 – 1:30 p.m., look for him in the Silver Lake Lodge area.

435-649-1000 | www.DeerValley.com

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24 – 5:30 P.M.

54TH Annual Torch Light Parade

Park City Mountain (Park City Base Area)

It’s the 54th year for this highly-anticipated annual event, complete with complimentary holiday music, cookies and cocoa, followed by the on-hill parade.

800-222-PARK | www.ParkCityMountain.com

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 26 – 8 – 10 P.M.

Learn to Curl with the Park City Curling Club

Park City Ice Arena (600 Gillmor Way) | Park City

People of all ages and abilities are welcome to learn how to curl!

801-209-3385 | www.ParkCityCurlingClub.com

 

MONDAY & TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26 & 27 – 8 P.M.

Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

Egyptian Theatre (328 Main Street) | Park City, UT

Transport yourself back to the ‘70s for this mesmerizing and accurate portrayal of a live Zeppelin show. The all-ages show began in 1995, with performers embodying Page, Plant, Bonham and Jones in both spirit and authenticity.

Tickets are $29 for House; $35 for Front-of-House; $45 for Cabaret.

435-649-9371 | www.EgyptianTheatreCompany.org

 

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28 & 29 – 8 P.M.

Queen Nation

Egyptian Theatre (328 Main Street) | Park City, UT

This tribute to the music of Queen includes the greatest hits from the giants of arena rock, including “We Will Rock You,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Are The Champions,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and “Another One Bites the Dust.”

Tickets are $29 for House; $35 for Front-of-House; $45 for Cabaret.

435-649-9371 | www.EgyptianTheatreCompany.org

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29

The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Eccles Center for the Performing Arts (1750 Kearns Boulevard)

Texas roadhouse-steeped music and goodtime blues-rock combine in this group best known for its hit, “Tuff Enuff.” Tickets start at $29.

435-655-3114 | www.EcclesCenter.org

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30 – 5:45 P.M.

Torchlight Parade

Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Lodge (2250 Deer Valley Drive) | Park City, UT

This annual event is held on Big Stick Run (behind Snow Park Lodge) beginning at dusk (approx. 6 p.m.), and includes complimentary hot cider and cookies on the Snow Park Plaza from 5:45-6 p.m.

435-649-1000 | www.DeerValley.com

 

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30 & 31 – 8 P.M.

Imagine – Remembering the Fab Four

Egyptian Theatre (328 Main Street) | Park City, UT

This convincing portrayal of the Beatles takes authenticity to the next level, from the tips of their pointed boots, to their Liverpudlian accents. Coming together in 1993, these four lads have performed more than 1,000 shows across the United States and abroad.

Tickets are $29 for House; $35 for Front-of-House; $45 for Cabaret.

435-649-9371 | www.EgyptianTheatreCompany.org

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 – 3 P.M.

Music, Fireworks and Masquerade Ball at Park City Mountain

Canyons Village (4000 Canyons Resort Drive) | Park City, UT

The free New Year’s Eve festivities begin with DJ Velvet at 3 p.m., followed by Metro Music Club at 5:30, and topped off by fireworks at 7:30. After the fireworks, head over to the Kokopelli Ballroom at Grand Summit Hotel for dinner and dancing, starting at 7:30 p.m., with live entertaining helping to ring in the New Year. Tickets for the Masquerade Ball are $169 per person, and can be reserved by calling 844-243-2970.

800-222-PARK | www.ParkCityMountain.com

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 – 8 P.M.

Alan Cumming

Eccles Center for the Performing Arts (1750 Kearns Boulevard)

This Scottish/American actor, best known for his Tony Award-winning role in “Cabaret,” will sign sappy love songs and tell stories during his New Year’s Eve performance. Tickets start at $49.

435-655-3114 | www.EcclesCenter.org

 

Park City Resort’s New Year’s Celebration will be at Canyons Village Stage, starting with DJ Velvet at 3 p.m., followed by Metro Music Club at 5:30, and topped off by fireworks at 7:30.