Summer 2022 has arrived with our usual dizzying array of festivals, events, and activities. So much to enjoy, so little time! Peruse our offerings in this years Park City Summer Event Schedule and reach out for any local insight on anything that piques your interest.
The Hills Are Alive… With the Sound of Music
It seems as though there’s music around every corner here when the mercury heats up in the amphitheaters, pocket parks and outdoor venues throughout the Wasatch Back. Check out the entire Summer Concert lineup in Park City, the Heber Valley, and beyond!
All Summer Long Activities in Park City
Every Sunday through Sept 25 from 10 am – 5 pm on Lower Historic Main Street, Park City
The Silly Market epitomizes all that makes Park City unique. This incredibly popular, open-air market and
street festival celebrates funky “Park Sillians” in the best of ways. Main St. is closed to vehicles, allowing
patrons to wander through booths with fanciful goods and services, live music and of course, the ever-popular Bloody Mary bar!
July 29, August 26, Sept 30 6 – 9 pm, Main St, Park City
A great way to combine your love of food and art, the Last Friday Gallery Stroll is ideal for pre-or post-dining enjoyment on Historic Main St. This enjoyable, free event highlights local, national, and international artists and special exhibits at up to 20 art galleries throughout town. Enjoy light refreshments, meet the artists, and admire the latest art installations.
Every Wednesday from 11 am – 5 pm thru October Canyons Village – Cabriolet Parking Lot
This year’s Farmer’s Market has gone back to its roots at the base of Canyons Village, offering a diverse
assortment of fresh local produce from Utah farmers and a great selection of unique vendors and food booths, all accompanied by live music and our usual array of leashed doggies.
Saturdays 1 – 4 pm through Sept 8, Silver Lake Village at Deer Valley
Inspired by the Parisian open-air drinking establishments that sprung up in summer in the 18th century, the Goldener Hirsch Summer Market features inspired light bites by Chef Nicolas, a unique menu of drinks, fun outdoor games, and live music. Ride the Deer Valley® Resort chairlift to enjoy breathtaking views of the Kamas Valley and the Uinta Mountain foothills or haul your mountain bike up the lift and enjoy a thrilling ride down to the Market.
Fox School of Wine July 22 – August 26 J Go Gallery, 268 Main St Park City
Enrich your understanding and appreciation of wines in this fun “study” of different vintages, from Rose’s to Burgundy’s with sommeliers and wine experts as your guides.
Sundays through August 28, 1258 Center Drive, Park City
Bring your nature-loving kids to the Preserve’s Eco Center at 1258 Center Drive for a free craft day every
Sunday for an upcycled nature-themed crafting event from 11 am – 1 pm.
Every Weekend at the Utah Olympic Park, 3419 Olympic Pkwy, Park City
Catch the high-flying action every weekend with the thrilling Flying Ace All-Stars Freestyle Show. 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.
Thursdays from 5 – 9 pm through August 18, Main Street Park, Heber City
Main Street Park in the heart of Heber City is enlivened with concerts by a variety of regional musicians with food booths, food trucks, crafts, and fresh produce. For the first time this year, Heber Valley Brewing is offering a beer garden for patrons 21+.
Saturdays through October from 10 am – 2 pm, Midway Town Square, Midway
This quaint small-town market operates from a new location in Midway’s Town Square, between the Town Hall and Community Center at Main St & 1 st North. every Saturday. This intimate market features abundant local produce, delicious fresh bread and sweets, fresh eggs, flower bouquets, and more.
920 River Road, Midway
Happy Cows make “udderly delicious cheese!” These tours are offered Mondays – Saturdays throughout
summer and allow you and the kiddos to meet the fabulous “ladies” who provide the milk for their award-
winning cheese. During this fun and educational dairy tour, patrons get to witness their high-tech robotic
milking system – one of the first installed in the Western USA. Tours are offered daily, reservations required.
Park City Summer Events
July 15 (4 – 8 pm) & July 16 (10 am – 5 pm) The Red Barn, 4300 North UT 32 (Oakley Fairgrounds)
While many of you might have ventured to Oakley for their infamous Rodeo as part of your annual July 4
festivities, a new tradition has emerged in Oakley with their annual Summit Arts Showcase, so giddy-up and enjoy a wonderful display of art is various mediums by local and regional artists.
450 South 600 West, Heber City
The Heber Valley Railroad offers scenic, historic train rides around the beautiful Wasatch Mountains past Deer Creek reservoir and Mt. Timpanogos.
Rock-n-Roll Train: July 15
Fiddlers and Fireworks: July 23
Wizard’s Train: July 28, 29, 30
Wild West Days: June 3, 4, 5
Kids Train Days: June 10, 11, 12
Summer Solstice: June 18, 19, 21
Princesses & Pirates: Jun 25, Jul 9, Aug 20
July 16 8:30 am – 10 am, 1258 Center Drive, Park City
Help bees, butterflies, and other pollinators by assisting with the Preserve with their demonstration garden cleanup, including weeding and pruning of the pollinator garden in front of the EcoCenter to keep it healthy through the growing season and learn about water wise practices.
July 16 Noon – 6 pm, Berrett Lane between Gold Dust and Poison Creek
Prospector Square is showing off recent neighborhood improvements with an old-fashioned block party, with live music by Telluride Meltdown from 3 – 6 pm.
July 21 – 23
Events take place at locations throughout Kamas in a celebration that has been a yearly tradition for over 70 years! Included are the rodeo, kids’ night, Bull Wars., Parade. Demolition Derby, Car Show and Auction.
Library Field – 1265 Park Ave, Park City
Basin Recreation, in partnership with Park City Library and Park City Film, will be offering movies in the park at the Park City Library Field starting at dusk. When the sun goes behind the ridgeline, temps always cool off by at least 10 degrees so definitely don’t forget your blanket (remember, this is an off-leash dog park too!), low chairs, popcorn, and Milk Duds!
Friday, July 22 Encanto (in Spanish)
Friday, August 5 Ron’s Gone Wrong
July 22 6 – 9 pm 352 Aspen Lane (Silver Creek)
Cooking classes with Mindful Cuisine are a wonderful way to expand your culinary repertoire in a professional chef’s kitchen with outstanding views of the Wasatch Mountains. Gather up a group of family or friends and enjoy some “kitchen fun”.
Utah Olympic Park, 3419 Olympic Pkwy, Park City
We applaud Park City Film for continuing to offer this “holdover event” from the social distancing, pandemic summers. This is a great way to enjoy an outdoor flick from the comfort of your vehicle, reminiscent of the old drive-in days. Pack a picnic or enjoy local catering.
July 28 Spiderman: No Way Home
August 5 Sundance Institute’s 2 nd Chance & Emily the Criminal
August 11 Encanto (en espanol) & Dora and the Lost City of Gold
August 12 Wolfwalkers
August 13 The Big Lebowski
July 24 3527 W 3600 S, Charleston
Flag raising ceremony, community breakfast, live entertainment, parade & fireworks display at dusk.
July 29 – August 6 415 Southfield Road, Heber City
If you missed the Oakley rodeo, here’s a chance to enjoy another great rodeo as well as a full week of fun for the little cowboys and cowgirls in your world. Wasatch County Fair Days kicks off with the enormously popular Demolition Derby on July 29th, followed by a party in Southfield Park, Carnival, BBQ, parade, exhibits, talent show, rodeo, and much more:
July 29 – 30 Demolition Derby
Aug 1 Party in the Park and Talent Find
Aug 3 BBQ Dinner, Movie in the Park
Aug 3 – 6 Carnival
Aug 4 Charley Jenkins concert
Aug 4 – 6 Country Market, Mtn Valley Stampede Rodeo
Aug 6 Wasatch County Fair Parade, Wasatch County Fair Jr Livestock Sale
August 5 – 7, Park City’s Main Street
Billed as one of the top-ranked art festivals in the country, the annual Arts Festival, a tradition for 53 years, is actually our beloved Kimball Art Center’s largest fundraiser and so vital to their year-round programming. The three-day event includes live music, gourmet food and beverages and a host of creative and collaborative activities.
August 6, Russ McDonald Field/Heber Airport, 2265 Airport Road, Heber City
Every once in a while, we get the random question “Is there anywhere to swing dance around here?” and we can finally answer in the affirmative. Enjoy this celebration of World War II at the Victory Hangar Dance, where patrons are known to don vintage attire for the 50’s and dance the night away. If you missed the June hangar dance or just want to swing dance again, enjoy this celebration of victory in World War II at the Victory Hangar Dance!
August 6 – August 13, Summit County Fairgrounds, 202 Park Rd., Coalville, UT
Enjoy this traditional small town county fair with cowboys and bucking broncos, a carnival midway, beauty queens, home canned goods, flowers, vegetables, and more.
August 18 6:30 – 10 pm, Utah Olympic Park, 3419 Olympic Parkway, Park City
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.
September 2 – 5 , 2002 Soldier Hollow Lane, Midway
Enjoy four days of family fun and exciting competition at the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center, featuring the
world’s top sheepdogs and handlers. Since 2003, the Classic has been an exciting showcase of the human-canine bond – luring thousands of spectators annually to Midway to catch these dogs and handlers in action.
September 2 & 3, Midway Town Square, Midway
Since the 1940s, the popular festival has been a Midway tradition. The festival celebrates the Swiss pioneers who settled Midway and the Heber Valley. Swiss Days offers a lively experience in honor of these forebears with the sounds of yodeling and alp horns, folks sporting dirndls, flower hair wreaths, and alpine hats, as the festival sweeps you back to the Olde World. Children’s toys, home decor, artwork, and crafts are offered by the 180 or so vendors chosen via juried selection. And don’t miss the food smorgasbord, which scones, Navajo tacos, and Swiss cheese sandwiches as well as live entertainment. The Saturday parade is possibly the most anticipated part of the two-day event.
September 5 Historic Main St & City Park, Park City
Definitely our favorite way to close out summer, Miner’s Day is “our” local celebration paying homage to the rugged silver miners who put Park City on the map.. The Running of the Balls, the Rotary Club’s big annual fundraiser, is an absolute hoot to watch, as thousands upon thousands of sponsored golf balls are unloaded at the top of Main St, awarded the fastest balls and other silliness, all part of a fundraiser that will likely generate more than $50k for our many local charities. The parade is more intimate than our enormously popular July 4 parade and is truly about locals. In the afternoon, rugby in City Park and the Mucking and Drilling competition fill out this fun (and sometimes exhausting!) summer celebration.
September 7 – 10, Various venues, Park City
This highly-regarded event is back on the docket after a COVID hiatus, and the organizers have several treats in store. Variety magazine described it best, saying “If you ever yearned to hear concerts by your favorite artists one night and listen to their TED talks the next, then Park City Song Summit may be for you.”
September 16, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM, 920 River Road, Midway
If you’re like us, you crave bruschetta when the late summer tomatoes finally arrive. Learn how to make your own silky-smooth, farm fresh Burrata, an Italian recipe for mozzarella. Reservations are a must for these wildly popular classes.
September 16 & 17 10 AM – 5 PM, 920 River Road, Midway
Experience all the BIG WHEELS during Tractor Days at Kohler Creamery where kids and adults alike will love getting to explore the world of tractors and implements as well as learn about their different roles on the farm.
September 17 10 am – 2 pm, Midway Town Square, Main Street, Midway
Presented by Preserve Midway, this Festival and Volksmarch celebrates the unique history of Midway with an optional historic walk through the center of town to several of the properties that have been saved via conservation easements. Festival activities in Town Square include live music, opportunity drawings, bounce house, food trucks and educational booths.
Park City Summer Competitions
July 16, Trailside Park, Park City
Moose on the Loose offers fun, kid-friendly races of varying lengths for 3 to 13 years old, 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. Running is fun; running on dirt is more fun.
If you prefer to ride rather than watch others do so, cycle this summer in the name of outdoor recreation for all in this annual road race through Summit and Wasatch Counties. If you’re in it more for the fun and to support the NAC, opt for the easier of 16 miles ride while the overachievers among us can shoot for the century (that’s 100 miles). This race is a great excuse to get out and ride in support of adaptive sports.
August 27 7 am – 9 pm
High gravel bike racing – grueling 100-mile race with 12,000 ft of climbing on 80% gravel with a $10,000 purse. Starts at Ventum Bikes at 2775 S. Highway 40, Heber City
September 3, Park City
Join the country’s strongest endurance mountain bike racers and drop in on some of the best trails Park City has to offer for this heart pumper of a challenge. Ride almost 78 miles on 90% single track with approximately 11,000 elevation gain (is that all????) The average finish time for this Round Valley based competition is nine hours, so it’s not for the faint of heart!
Fun and festive community celebrations are one of the many reasons so many people Choose Park City. Connect with Christine Grenney at 435-640-4238, or visiting her website by clicking here to learn about the many mountain properties providing easy access to each of the state’s resort communities.