The Best of Park City New Years

New Years Eve is an international evening of merriment.  Between sharing dinner and drinks with loved ones, reminiscing on the months past, and projecting the exciting year to come New Years provides plenty of reason to celebrate.  As you begin to make plans and picture the millions of people toasting champagne around the globe, consider celebrating your New Years in Park City!  There is no better place to ring in the New Year then in the state that boasts the best snow in the world.  From your luxury accommodations at Park City Peaks Hotel there are endless opportunities to make your New Years countdown unforgettable.  Below are just three of the many reasons why you should pencil in Park City New Years on your 2014 winter calendar.

Celebrations at the Resorts

If you are in Park City in December, chances are you are familiar with the world class skiing right on our doorstep.  With incredible snow and thousands of skiable acres, Park City has positioned itself as one of the premiere winter sports destinations in the world.  While that is reason enough to celebrate, New Years in Park City brings its own level of excitement.  On December 30th, stop by Deer Valley Resort for the classic Torchlight Parade and some hot cider and cookies.  On New Year’s Eve, visit Canyons Resort for an afternoon of free live music at the base and a 7:30pm fireworks show – over just in time for you to continue celebrating into the night!

Jane Lynch at the Eccles Center

Park City Institute couldn’t be more excited to welcome Jane Lynch to town to help celebrate New Years in Park City.  At 7:30 on New Years Eve, Jane Lynch will be bringing the Eccles Center audience to tears with her musical comedy-cabaret.  Lynch has gained notoriety in recent years through her hysterical roles in Role Models, 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Party Down and has shown her musical talents off in the hit show Glee.  With a history on Broadway and a background in off the wall comedy, this New Years performance will have you gasping for air as Lynch puts her personal twist on American standard songs and show tunes.  If you are looking for an unforgettable way to bring in the New Year while on your Park City Peaks vacation, Jane Lynch is it!

Nightlife!

Let’s be honest.  When it comes to New Years celebrations, many people are simply looking for somewhere to let down their hair.  New Years in Park City has no shortage of options for you to have a nice dinner, share a cocktail, dance, or just let loose.  Try any number of our famed bars and restaurants on (and off) Historic Main Street, or head over to Park City Live for an electronic music driven Black Tie Affair.  International sensation Darude, made famous stateside by his mega hit Sandstorm, will be fueling an energetic audience with his unique blending of electronic music styles.  A straight shot from your Park City Peaks Hotel room, Darude is a must-see for anyone looking for a high energy New Years celebration – just don’t forget your dance shoes and cocktail attire!

Halloween in the Mountains

1 Halloween in the MountainsAutumn is officially here in Park City, and we couldn’t be more excited!  Our uncrowded hiking trails and palpable energy in the air surrounding the upcoming ski season makes this time of year truly magical.  However, don’t set your eyes on winter just yet!  With Halloween just around the corner, Park City has an incredible offering of fun and festive activities for the entire family.  If you’re coming into town this October make sure to leave some room on your calendar to enjoy Halloween in the mountains. (more…)

Park City, Utah: Ski Town, USA!

Celebrity Ski Fest Park City, Utah: Ski Town, USA!Nestled into North Central Utah’s Rocky Mountains, it won’t take you long to realize that Park City is your quintessential ski town. With a unique history of pioneers and exploration, Park City started off as a sleepy little valley before expanding into the bustling winter sport epicenter that it is today. Made most famous by the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City has since cemented itself as a must-visit destination for all winter sports enthusiasts. With its awe-inspiring beauty, incredible winter weather, and assortment of après ski activities for the entire family, its no wonder Park City has become the premiere winter destination in the U.S. When it comes to skiing, the valley boasts three world-class ski resorts a stone’s throw away from historic downtown, but what does each one have to offer? (more…)

Getting a Kick out of Park City

Goodbye Summer, Hello Winter!

Wow, summer is finally over and all the exciting events around Park City that go with summer are wrapping up. Soon it will be our favorite season once again, ski season, but before the snows show up and the resorts open there are lots of fun things to do still.

Our recent posts have covered trains, tourism, love stories and music so hopefully you have the idea that there is a lot to do in and around park city. Indeed, weather you are a history junky, outdoor sports or activity enthusiast or art lover, there is simply a never ending amount of stuff to do in and around Park City. (more…)

Mountain Majesty, A Love Story

In the Wasatch Mountains, the Indian warrior Red Eagle, in his desperation to win the heart of the beautiful Utahna, who was being pursued by many suitors of great wealth, declared to her that he was a god. What girl wouldn’t fall for that? They became lovers, sparking the jealousy of the other would-be husbands.

Wasatch Mountains Mountain Majesty, A Love Story

Rumors started flying among the local groups of Ute Indians, and then the truth was revealed, when Red Eagle was wounded by a great bear. Gods don’t get wounded by bears large or small. He was a guy—a hunky guy to be sure—but not a god. Our girl Utahna was devastated.

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Beautiful Music In A Beautiful Setting

The Deer Valley Music Festival, home of the Utah Symphony & the Utah Opera, presents a series of events for all musical tastes from pop to classical. And while you’re waiting for your concert to begin, enjoy all that Park City and the surrounding mountains have to offer: from fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking, hot air ballooning, and art galleries, to fine/casual dining (including July 9-13, the 9th annual Park City Food and Wine Classic).

Music Festival Beautiful Music In A Beautiful Setting
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A Summer’s Day At The Utah Olympic Park

Are you stuck in deciding what to do in Park City? For those that are into high-octane action and extreme sports, we have something for you. Park City offers events that will leave your heart pumping quickly as the adrenaline takes over your body. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to bobsled down a track going 60 miles per hour or zipline at 50 miles per hour, read on. There are many different activities to suit the whole family!

Check out these five great options during your stay in Park City:

Utah Ziplining A Summers Day At The Utah Olympic Park
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Things To Do In Park City This June

Looking for something to do during your stay in Park City? Well look no further! We have the most exciting events coming this June listed below. The month of June brings warm sunshine and cool, relaxing nights. Book a stay at Park City Peaks Hotel now to take advantage of all of the wonderful events to come!

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5 Spring Events In Park City

Childrens Fair 5 Spring Events In Park City

The summertime is almost here, and that means that you can look forward to sunny days and warm nights in Park City. Make sure to bring your hats and sunglasses as you walk the cozy downtown streets. For those of you who are looking for something to do, read on! There are plenty of exciting events happening that will keep you entertained and thrilled during your stay with Park City Peaks Hotel.

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Park City Fly Fishing

Park City Fly Fishing Park City Fly Fishing

Are you a seasoned angler thinking about the next place to go fly fishing? Perhaps you have never tried it before, but you want to test the waters and just have some fun with the whole family. Maybe you just watched a rerun of Robert Redford’s great movie “A River Runs through it”. Whatever the reason, now is a great time to get out the fishing equipment and go fly fishing, and the rivers and streams a short drive from Park City Peaks hotel offer something for everyone.

If you are a veteran angler then you know all about how relaxing and engaging trying to catch an elusive trout or energetic bass can be using a fly rod. There is something special about spending a day out casting be it on a small mountain stream, rushing river or your favorite lake.

As summer is not quite here yet, the weather is just perfect and not too hot for outdoor activities. Park City offers many different options to satisfy everyone. If you don’t have your own stuff, don’t worry. Rental options are conveniently available for you in all shapes and sizes. There are many different places that offer guided tours, professional hands-on support, and specialists who are ready to answer every question you may have. Check out some of the places to go for fly fishing below.

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