Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest 2013
When an event has been running for 22 years, you know it must be good. The Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest is one such event. Rated as the #1 Winter Sports Special, the December 6th – 9th event is not to be missed as celebrities from television, film and the Olympics once again descend on Utah’s Park City.
Arrivals and registration are on the evening of Friday 6th, which gives everyone some much needed rest before all the events start on Saturday and Sunday.
The action on the snow officially kicks off from 10:30am Saturday as the Olympians and celebrities go through some training. The CBS Celebrity Skifest Race kicks off at Midday with coverage broadcast on CBS the following day. Lunches, cocktails and an awards ceremony are held throughout the afternoon before a silent auction and fundraising dinner begins from 7pm onwards.
Sunday kicks off with another sponsors breakfast at 8:30am with the celebrities. Training for the PRO-AM race begins at 10am with the official race at 12pm. Lunch and festivities run through until 4pm, where the official events end and everyone can enjoy the company of one another in Park City.
Park City is just a 40 minute drive from Downtown Salt Lake City, with the event free to watch there is no excuse not to attend as the resort kicks off the ski season with this event. For the public, the viewing platform is half way up the mountain at the Silver Lake area.
The event benefits the Waterkeeper Alliance and the US Ski and Snowboard Team which continues to attract celebrities. Last year, celebrity appearances included Kevin Nealon, Julia Ormond, Larry David and Rosie Perez. Rosie was heard saying “I’m not skiing, but I am so taken with what Bobby Kennedy is doing with the Waterkeeper Alliance, holding corporations accountable”.
Park City Peaks Hotel provides a great opportunity to get close to the stars with the hotel located next to the Deer Valley Ski Resort. The great comfort that resonates throughout the hotel is available at affordable rates. The indoor-outdoor heated pool is one feature that you will be telling people about for weeks.
To reserve your stay during the Deer Valley Skifest you can book online or call us toll free at 1-800-649-5012.
The Holiday Magic Returns to Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Utah thrives during the festive season. This year is the 50th Anniversary of Park City bringing joy to thousands every year and once again Santa will be on hand to kick off the holiday season. On December 14th, Santa will be joined by Rudolph and the other reindeer as he descends on the town lift at 5:30pm. There will be plenty of holiday treats throughout the evening once he arrives with his sleigh of goodies.
For the 48th consecutive year, the traditional torchlight parade will run on Christmas Eve. Santa will be hitting the Park City Mountain Resort Slopes throughout the day, and will lead 100+ ski and snowboard instructors down the PayDay run at sunset. The best viewing platform to see Santa’s sleigh run is at Resort Plaza where you can enjoy complimentary coffee and snacks.
Other 2013 Park City events include:
- Shopping on the historic Main Street, stores are a wide variety of old and new with plenty of boutique shops for that last minute Christmas gift.
- Be one of the first Santa’s on the slopes at Canyons Resort from the 21st – 25th December and you can ski for free all day!
- Feel like a particular cuisine? You should be able to find it amongst Park City’s 100+ restaurants.
- Santa will take time out of his schedule on Christmas Day (9am – 11am & Midday – 1:30pm) at Deer Valley Ski Resort to take photos with everyone.
Accommodation at Park City Utah
For accommodation right next to the Mountain Resort, Park City Peak Hotels is your best choice! With a huge hot tub and the unique ‘swim in, swim out’ pool open 24/7, book your stay at Park City today! You can book online today or call toll free at 1-800-649-5012.
TEDx Youth is coming to Park City’s Eccles Center on November 16th. The goal of the event is to spread the phenomenal success of TED so more people and particularly young people can experience it. For those not familiar with TED it is a non-for profit organization that focuses on providing awe inspiring presentations showcasing world-changing ideas.
Usually presented by the world’s leading visionaries TED x Youth gives local young people the opportunity to express their views of the world and how they wish to change it. TED talks initially focused on technology, entertainment and design, however, since the nineties the topics covered have expanded greatly. Now attendees often get a first look at what groundbreaking strides have been made in areas such as economics, sustainability and global health.
Ted Talk Speakers
The overarching theme of the lectures is that they are ‘ideas worth sharing’. TED has had many notable presenters including previous American president Bill Clinton, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and Microsoft owner Bill Gates.
TEDx Youth is a series of TED talks happening around the world to coincide with Universal Children’s day. What makes TEDx Youth so special is that it is specifically designed to empower and inspire young people throughout the world. It is the must attend event for families visiting Park City.
Tickets to TEDx Youth Park City
Anyone who wishes to attend a TEDx event in Park City simply needs to become a member of the Park City Performing Arts council. Memberships begin at $25 for the year and can be purchased by calling 435-655-3114.
Accommodation for Park City TEDx Youth
Attendees to the event will find cozy and comfortable accommodation ideal for families at the Park City Peaks Hotel. The hotel’s indoor-outdoor heated pool and mini-arcade is perfect for entertaining children while parents can unwind using the hotel’s hot tub and Swedish sauna. Hotel staff ensure to provide outstanding service helping you and your family have a memorable stay.
Park City Peaks Hotel offers families a luxurious and lavish stay while not breaking the bank. We appreciate how expensive traveling as a family can be so ensure to keep family room rates affordable and accessible. To reserve your stay at Park City Peaks book your stay online or call Toll Free: 1.800.649.5012
Howl O Ween and Trick or Treating on Main Street!
Calling all ghosts, ghouls and other creatures of the night! Park City is soon to become a frightfully fun haunting ground for all ages. On October 31st from 3 pm onward, Main Street will be pedestrianized from Heber Avenue to Wasatch Brew Pub to make way for what promises to be a spook-tacualr show!
Trick or Treat
As is tradition from 3 pm to 5.30 pm parents and their little terrors can visit local businesses to trick or treat. All manner of treats will be on offer and we are sure a couple of tricks too! Parents and children a like are encouraged to dress as ghastly as they can. Bonus points for homemade creativity of course!
Howl O Ween
What promises to be the big draw on the day is Howl O Ween. This all Hallow’s Eve dog parade is a one of a kind. Canine lovers dress their furry friends in as frightening and as funny attire as possible. Park City famed for being dog town and often affectionately called ‘Bark City’ is the perfect location for these proud pooches to strut their spooky stuff.
The parade is hosted by the fantastic organisation Friends of Animals Utah. The non-for-profit organization assists homeless animals in finding permanent and loving homes. On the day there will be a costume contest at the Town Lift Plaza. Entry to the parade is free but entry to the costume contest is $10. The money raised will go to Friends of Animals Utah and the programs they provide. Dog lovers can sign up at www.foautah.org or register on the day at the parade.
Accommodation for Halloween Festivities
Park City Peaks Hoteloffers guests unrivaled comfort and scenic views at affordable prices. Nestled beside Dear Valley Resort, Park City Resort and The Canyons it provides the ideal location to take in all Park City has to offer.
In addition to the hotels fabulous location it also boasts a range of fantastic amenities. The hotel’s famous “swim in, swim out” heated pool is the ideal location to relax after a day of fun. Guests can also unwind in the hotel’s oversized out door hot tub, indoor hot tub and Swedish sauna. Plus staff at the Park City Peaks Hotel will ensure to surpass guests expectations providing exceptional and friendly customer service.
If you would like more information or to book your stay at the Park City Peaks Hotel please call us on 1-800-649-5012 or contact us via our website.
Park City Music Festivals 2013
As summer winds to a close, the leaves begin to change color, and the whole of Park City Utah is transformed into a stunning Autumn display full of brilliant reds, and robust oranges. As Park City residents, and visitors, don thick wooly scarves, and wrap their sweaters tightly around themselves, our city also gears up to usher in the Fall season with some stunning chamber music as part of the Autumn Classics Music Festival.
Autumn Classics Music Festival 2013
From September 30, through to October 14, Park City will be alive with the sounds of Autumn. Now in it’s 28th season, the Autumn Classics Music Festival, a concert series organized by the Park City Chamber Music Society, brings together some astounding classical musicians to create a peaceful, and melodic feel that is perfect for Park City’s tranquil Fall season.
The Autumn Classics Music Festival gives spectators a chance to experience some gifted soloists, stunning chamber music ensembles, and gifted classical musicians, in a cozy and relaxed environment that is as comfortable as enjoying some melodic pieces of music within the comfort of your own home. This year, the Autumn Classics Music Festival will welcome a host of talented musicians including violinist Paul Rosenthal, violist Leslie Harlow, cellist Jeffrey Solow, and many more gifted performers. For a more complete list of performers taking part in this year’s Autumn Classics Music Festival, please click here. For ticket and event information please visit the Autumn Classics Music Festival’s official webpage.
Park City Hotels: Where to Stay While Visiting Park City
When visiting Park City to enjoy the beautiful sounds of Fall courtesy of the Autumn Classics Music Festival, Park City Peaks Hotel offers you the most comfortable and stunning accommodations to host your visit. We offer a variety of luxurious rooms and suites to ensure that our guests enjoy the best accommodations that our beautiful city has to offer.
Our guests also enjoy our hotel’s numerous amenities including our unique “swim in, swim out” heated pool which gives guests a comfortable place to relax and enjoy a stunning view of the mountains which Park City is famous for. There is also an oversized outdoor hot tub as well as an indoor hot tub for our guests to enjoy. We are also pleased to offer guests access to our relaxing Swedish Sauna.
For more information on our hotel, or to book your stay now, please contact us by calling 1-800-649-5012 or Book Online Here. One of our lovely hotel staff members will be happy to take your call and answer any questions you may have
What could be more difficult, challenging, and rewarding than running a marathon? Running a marathon on a mountain over some of the most challenging terrain while experiencing some of the most breathtaking natural scenery that Utah has to offer! If you’re looking for fun, adventure, and one heck of an endurance challenge, Mountain Trails Foundation and Scarpa will give you just that with the 2013 Mid Mountain Marathon taking place in Park City Utah on September 7th 2013.
Trial Marathons 2013 – Events
The Mid Mountain Marathon takes place along the popular Mid Mountain hiking trail. This trail takes runners through beautiful forests and offers some beautiful views of Park City and the ever-stunning Canyons. While traveling along Mid Mountain Trail, runners will experience beautiful meadows and the gorgeous scenery that only Park City wilderness has to offer, all while climbing an elevation of 300 feet.
Mid Mountain Trail takes runners from Deer Valley Resort to Park City Mountain Resort and The Colony before runners begin their descent to the Canyons. The marathon starts at an elevation of 8100 feet. Upon reaching Deer Valley Resort, runners will have reached an elevation of 8400 feet. As runners descend upon the Canyons, the elevation will drop to 6800 feet.
The Mid Mountain Marathon limits the number of participants to 400. Registering for this event guarantees your spot in the race and includes your racing bib and access to nine aid stations along the trail. Aid stations will be equipped with water, Powerade, Pro Bars, and bananas as well as first aid supplies.
To register for the Mid Mountain Marathon, click here. Registration between August 1st and September 5th is $75 per participant. Race day registration is also available for $90 depending on space.
Mid Mountain Marathon 2013: Race Day
Race day begins at 6:30 AM when runners will gather in the parking lot near Cabriolet to pick-up their racing bibs and get loaded until shuttles bound for the starting line. The last shuttle will leave for the starting line at 7:20 AM.
The race will begin at 8 AM sharp. Runners can continue on the challenging Mid Mountain Trail until 3PM when the course officially closes. At 1 PM, runners will be invited to the base of the Canyons’ Orange Bubble chairlift for the official awards ceremony where awards will be given to the top three finishers for both men and women. The award ceremony will also feature the presentation of awards to the three top overall competitors in the Triple Trail Challenge. Awards for both the full, and half, marathons will be given to both men and women.
Hotels Park City – Park City Peaks Hotel
The Mid Mountain Marathon attracts runners from all over North America and the world. Taking part in this exciting and challenging run gives runners a unique chance to challenge themselves at higher altitudes and on difficult terrain. Park City Peaks Hotel is pleased to welcome runners, from all over the world, to our beautiful hotel.
Guests of Park City Peaks Hotel are invited to experience first class Park City accommodations located conveniently close to Deer Valley Resort and the Canyons. Our rooms treat guests to the heights of Park City luxury and provide you with astounding comfort, stunning views, and incredible service.
For added comfort, guests can book one of our suites located in The Canyons, or Deer Valley wings of our hotel. Our luxury suites give our guests additional space, king sized beds complete with Spring Air Illusion Pillow Top mattresses, comfortable queen sized sofa sleepers, and an in-room jacuzzi to relax in after you run a gruelling marathon through a mountain.
Book your stay online or contact us by calling 1-800-649-5012.
Big Stars, Bright Nights 2013
Park City Utah is a city full of intrigue and adventure. Thanks to events like the Sundance Film Festival, and a number of other pop-culture events, Park City has put itself on
the map as a bustling center of artistic culture and performing arts.
In keeping with Park City’s rich performing culture, each summer, the city hosts Big Stars, Bright Nights. This exciting summer-long event began on July 4th, 2013, and continues until its exciting finale on August 31st.
St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Line Up
Now in its tenth year, the 2013 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series takes place at Park City’s Deer Valley Resort in their Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. This exciting outdoor concert series welcomes a number of music’s biggest stars and gives audiences the chance to enjoy some great music in the attractively comfortable outdoor setting of Deer Valley Resort.
This year’s line-up included performances by Los Lobos, Natalie Maines, and Lyle Lovett. If you missed these performances, however, don’t despair, the best performance of the 2013 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights, are yet to!
One Republic and Sara Bareilles Performances
To close off the 2013 Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series, audiences will be treated to an exciting line-up of performances from some of the biggest bands and musical artists.
Timbaland protege, One Republic, will kick off the evening at 6PM. One Republic first got our attention in 2008 with the Timbaland produced, and hugely successful song, Apologize. Since then, One Republic has written and recorded a number of successful hits including, All the Right Moves.
Following One Republic, Sara Bareilles will take the stage to perform some of her biggest hits. Sara’s first big hit, Love Song, struck a chord with Canadian audiences, but it wasn’t until her song, Gravity was released that this talented singer/songwriter really hit home with music fans. This year, Sara is promoting her brand new album, The Blessed Unrest. Audiences will enjoy some old favorites and a number of Sara’s newest hits when she takes the stage at the 2013 Big Stars, Bright Nights closing concert.
For more information about the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright nights, or to purchase tickets, click here.
Hotels in Park City: Where to Stay While Visiting Park City UT
When traveling to Park City to attend some of the amazing concerts that are part of the 2013 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert series, guests of the Park City Peaks Hotel enjoy the best, most luxurious accommodations, as well as being just a short distance from Deer Valley Resort.
While staying with us at Park City Peaks Hotel, our guests enjoy rooms that come complete with luxurious cotton bathrobes, luxurious and nourishing toiletries supplied by Crabtree and Evelyn, and 40″ HD televisions. We also offer a number of suites located in The Canyons, or Deer Valley wings of our hotel. Our suites feature a great deal more space, with Spring Air Illusion Pillow Top beds, and in-room Jacuzzi tubs.
Book your rooms on our website here, or contact us directly by calling 1-800-649-5012.
Car Shows in Utah
The month of August is an exciting one in Park City Utah, especially for car and motor enthusiasts. With hundreds of Ford, Mustangs and other performance vehicles heading to Park City to take part in the 2013 Intermountain Mustang and All Ford Stampede, the city prepares for one of its biggest and most exciting events.
Mustang & Ford Park City
The focus of the Mustang and All Ford Stampede is, of course, the Ford Mustang, and at this year’s event, hundreds of different Mustangs will be on display. The Mustangs on display will include a number of vintage models and limited editions. The show isn’t all about Mustangs, however, and many other amazing Ford and Mercury models will be on hand for auto enthusiasts to gawk at and covet. Other models which will be on display at the Mustang and Ford Show will include Cougar cars, Thunderbirds, Thunderbolts, and even a Shelby Cobra or two.
2013 Intermountain Mustang and All Ford Stampede
This year, the annual Intermountain Mustang and All Ford Stampede is gearing up to be one of the best that Park City Utah has ever seen. Admission to this exciting outdoor event is free and will take place at Redstone Center at Kimball Junction. There is guaranteed to be fun events for all ages and some exciting family friendly activities.
The Mustang and Ford Car Show will kick off on the morning of August 16th at 7AM with a photo shoot at the Redstone Center at Kimball Junction in Park City. Following the photo shoot, there will be a four hour long Pony Trails Cruise to close out the day.
On August 17th, IMAFS continues with registration taking place from 8AM until 10AM at the Redstone Center at Kimball Junction. From 10AM until 4PM, the Car Show as well as the Mustang and Ford Show-n-Shine will take place. There will be judges on-hand to determine the winner of the 2013 IMAFS, but this year, the Northern Utah Mustang Owner’s Association is pleased to introduce the brand new Spectator Choice Award.
In addition to the main show, there will be a free continental breakfast while supplies last. There will also be a Poker Trot during the car show.
Hotels Park City Utah
While visiting our beautiful Park City to attend the 2013 Intermountain Mustang and All Ford Stampede, guests of Park City Peaks Hotel enjoy the most welcoming and picturesque accommodations with a convenient location which makes travel to and from the Redstone Center at Kimball Junction easy. In addition to our hotel’s excellent location, guests are treated to the most accommodating and friendly staff as well as rooms and suites which will make your stay in Park City unforgettable.
While staying with Park City Peaks Hotel, guests are invited to take advantage of our fantastic indoor/outdoor pool which is open from 7AM until 11PM. After a great swim, guests can relax in our oversized hot tub and take in some of the most stunning mountain views Park City has to offer. Each room is also equipped with free wireless internet, and all guests are able to park in our underground garage at no additionally cost.
For more information on booking a stay with Park City Peaks Hotel, please contact use by calling 1-800-649-5012 or contact us through our website.
Dubbed as America’s toughest stage race, the Tour of Utah is a challenging road bike race which has been held annually since 2004. Participants in the Tour of Utah will be forced to endure tumultuous climbs and struggle over treacherous terrain as they ride around the beautiful and challenging Utah countryside in hopes of winning a portion of the $75,000 prize money up for grabs. Since garnering UCI classification, the Tour of Utah has been open for ProTeams to register and in 2012, six ProTeams entered the Tour of Utah and were among the 17 cycling teams competing in the race.
Tour of Utah
This year, the Tour of Utah will take place from August 5-11, and Park City will feature in the race twice by hosting two stages of this challenging cycling race. Park City’s Historic Main Street will be both the start and finish line of the race. Additionally, one stage in the race will be held in Park City’s Historic District and will feature a sprint as well as a climb up and over Guardsman Pass. Following the crossing of the finish line, the winner of the 2013 Tour of Utah will be crowned on Historic Main Street.
Park City Main Street
Throughout the day, on August 11th, Park City’s Historic Main Street will play host to an exciting all-day festival with activities for kids and the entire family to take part in. Activities at the 2013 Tour of Utah Festival will include The Park Silly Sunday Market, Tour of Utah Expo, and Autograph Alley where cyclists will be on-hand to sign memorabilia.
For adult attendees of the Tour of Utah Festival on Historic Main Street, there will be a beer garden, public viewing ares where you can sit and watch the cyclists cross the finish line, and tons of outdoor dining near the finish line.
Hotels Park City Utah
Whether you’re in Park City to take part in the 2013 Tour of Utah, or just to cheer on a contestant, Park City Peaks Hotel offers visitors to Park City the best accommodations. Our hotel is located on Park Drive, which is just a short drive from Historic Main Street where all the Tour of Utah excitement will be taking place.
In addition to our hotel’s fabulous location, guests of our hotel are treated to the friendliest staff and the cleanest, comfiest accommodations that Park City has to offer. We also have a unique indoor/outdoor pool which is open to our guests from 7AM until 11PM.
For more information on staying with us, please call 1-800-649-5012 or contact us on our website.
Throughout the summer, as the temperature rises, Park City comes alive with a series of amazing musical performers who are all part of the Deer Valley Music Festival. With the earliest incarnation of our city’s astounding and eclectic music festival having happened in 2003, the Deer Valley Music Festival has quickly grown to become one of the biggest and most exciting music festivals in the South Western United States.
Utah Symphony and Opera
Taking place over five weeks, the Deer Valley Music Festival is the summer home of both the Utah Symphony and the Utah Opera. It takes place in July and August of each year and features a variety of performances by a number of popular artists as well as chamber music performances and live opera. Throughout the five week festival, Wednesday performances feature the Utah Symphony while Thursday night performances feature guest chamber ensembles. Each Friday evening, the Deer Valley Music Festival features classical music performances held at the Deer Valley Resort. Saturday evenings are reserved for popular music acts.
Deer Valley Music Festival
-10th Anniversary Gala
This year, the Deer Valley Music Festival is happy to celebrate their tenth anniversary. To help celebrate this exciting milestone, the Deer Valley Music Festival is pleased to welcome Blues Traveler who will kick off this year’s festivities with a performance on July 5th at Stein Eriksen Lodge.
Other exciting performances that you won’t want to miss out on include Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell with the Utah Symphony. This exciting concert fronted by funny man, Steve Martin, will take place July 19th at 7:30PM at the Deer Valley Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. What better way is there to spend a summer night than with some great music, some laughs, and the warm and fresh summer air of Park City Utah?
The 10th Anniversary Gala will come to a close with a live auction. Items up for auction at this year’s gala are listed here.
Park City Lodging Deals
While in town for the Deer Valley Music Festival, guests of Park City Peaks Hotel enjoy the comfiest accommodations, a convenient location, as well as a spectacular view of Park City all for an affordable price. For more information on staying at the best hotel in Park City Utah, please contact us by calling 1-800-649-5012, or make a reservation today.
*Deer Valley also has free concerts open to the public on Wednesday now through Labor day from 6PM -8PM! For a complete listing of the concerts scheduled for the Deer Valley Music Festival, please visit their official page