Ted Talks Comes to Park City, Utah!


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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

Halloween at Park City Utah

Howl O Ween and Trick or Treating on Main Street!


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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.