Exciting Annual Park City Events and Festivals

Posted on: December 12, 2012

There’s always something amazing happening in Park City because we have a vibrant community of artists, musicians, chefs, entertainers and other talented residents. Although we frequently have great events happening in town, there are some annual occasions which are particularly special and many people plan their vacations around these times. From the Sundance Film Festival to the Celebrity Ski Challenge, here are five must-see events and festivals for your next visit to Park City.

park city arts festival Exciting Annual Park City Events and FestivalsThe Kimball Arts Festival (August 2-4):

This three day event is now in its 44th year making it one of the oldest and largest in America. It offers a multi-sensory artistic experience including live music, art exhibitions, food tasting, art film screenings and the Park City Kimball Arts Festival Opening Night Gala and Auction. Close to 58, 000 people attend the festival and it is reasonably priced at only $10 for an adult weekend pass and $5 for children/students aged 18 to six.

Park City Wine and Food Classic (July 10-14):

Master winemakers, culinary experts and renowned entertainers gather at this premier event in Park City. More than 100 products are on display and with tastings, cooking seminars and product demonstrations there will definitely be something to whet your appetite.

logo alt Exciting Annual Park City Events and FestivalsDeer Valley Celebrity Ski Challenge (December 8-9):

At this free event, you can see Olympic athletes and celebrities engage in various events and activities as they raise money for the Waterkeeper Alliance. This charity is dedicated to protecting over 100,000 miles of rivers and coastlines around the world so it’s definitely for a good cause.

Sundance Film Festival: (Jan 17-27): As the world’s most famous film festival and Park City’s iconic event, Sundance provides an excellent opportunity to see amazing movies and engage in some celebrity spotting. Close to 50,000 people attend and there a variety of stellar events for both hardcore and casual film fans.

U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix (Feb 25 – March 2):

The Canyon’s Resort is hosting the world’s best snowcross athletes as they compete head to head. Sure to be a thrilling competition, the event is free if you are watching from the finish line.

Choose Park City Peaks as your Accommodation for Park City Activities

From the lavish Park City Peaks hotel, it is only a brief stroll to the mountains for all of your favourite winter activities. You can also catch the free shuttle and explore our delightful resort town. During the warmer months, our friendly staff will help you find hiking trails, golfing facilities, and other delightful activities. Park City Peaks has 125 welcoming guest rooms and six luxurious suites, which create a genuine resort atmosphere that is highly acclaimed. Browse our photo gallery for a teaser of what to expect when you book a fantastic vacation with Park City Peaks.