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.