Mostly Cloudy   69.0F  |  Weather & Snow Report »

Word About Town

PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Yes, the Autumn Aloft is back after a 20 year absence! Saturday and Sunday's launch events take place on the North 40 Playing Fields behind Park City's Treasure Mountain Middle school. More festivities are scheduled to take place at multiple locations around Park City.  Click for an larger view.


SKI SWAP SCHEDULE
Ski Utah published a long list of scheduled ski swaps coming up this fall.  Here are numerous opportunities to score on some new and used quality gear for the coming season, whether it is snowboards or snowshoes, downhill or cross country skis, clothes or helmets. The first event kicks off on September 26th - click here for the entire list of dates and locations.


“A PEEK OF HISTORIC PARK CITY”
Dozens of Park City businesses are offering special events and off-season specials this fall in Historic Park City. Participating restaurants, boutiques and galleries will host special events, offer discounts and deals from September 26 – October 26. Parking on Main Street will also be free each Sunday during the promotional period. Participants must mention the “Peek of Historic Park City” promotion at participating businesses to receive their deals....more.


WASATCH BENEFIT PASS RETURNS
Alta Ski Area, Deer Valley Resort and Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort announced that they will continue with the Wasatch Benefit for the 2014-2015 season. Select season passes at each resort qualify for three complimentary day tickets at the other two resorts..more.


WASATCH BREW PUB'S NEW LOCATION
Salt Lake Brewing Company announced the opening of Wasatch Brew Pub Sugarhouse on Friday, September 19th.  Located in the heart of Sugarhouse on the corner of 2100 South and Highland Drive, the new Wasatch restaurant is the fifth pub operated by Salt Lake Brewing Company and the first Wasatch Brew Pub to be located in Salt Lake City...more.


SUNDANCE FILM FEST LOCALS ONLY PASSES
The 2015 Sundance Film Festival will run January 22nd - February 1st.  Locals have the advantage of being able to register early for passes or packages.  Since tickets generally sell out, serious film buffs won't want to miss this opportunity. Registration closes...more.


SKI LEASING NOW OFFERED BY SKI BUTLERS
Ski Butlers recently introduced a Ski Leasing option within the communities they service. The idea of a Ski Leasing program is something they've been discussing for about a year. The goal of this program will be to provide an affordable service that would allow local kids or beginner level adults to get out and ski without the burden of the high cost typically associated with the sport...more.


UTAH RACKS UP WORLD SKI AWARD NOMINATIONS
Utah, and particularly Park City, racked up an impressive number of nominations for World Ski Awards. Launched in 2013, World Ski Awards' aim is to drive up standards within the ski industry by rewarding the organisations that are leaders in their field. There are categories for...more.


LODGING POSTS RECORD-BREAKING SUMMER
Denver-based DestiMetrics, an organization that has been tracking lodging occupancy and revenues for 19 western mountain resorts for more than a decade, projected last month that the summer of 2014 would set an all time record for both occupancy and revenue for the...more.


VAIL BUYS PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Vail Resorts purchased Park City Mountain Resort for $182.5m. The sale resolves the law suit, and PCMR will be added to Vail Resorts' Epic Pass. For the 2015-16 season, PCMR and Canyons Resort  will be combined to create the largest ski resort in the United States, covering more than 7,000 acres....more.


ONE WASATCH UNVEILS PLANS
Ski Utah along with seven ski resort mangers released a new map detailing lift alignments of two of the three potential connections for an over-the-snow interconnect between all seven resorts via chairlift and ski run called ONE Wasatch.  ONE Wasatch would offer the largest lift-served ski experience in North America – over 18,000 acres, 100 lifts and more than 750 runs, all on one pass...more.


KPCW NOMINATED FOR MARCONI AWARD
Local radio KPCW was honored Thursday night, September 11 in Indianapolis as one of America’s top five noncommercial radio stations.  Park City’s community station was among an elite group of public stations honored with a nomination for the Marconi Award, the radio industry’s highest honor for overall excellence in broadcasting. This is...more.


RED ROCK DEBUTS ‘FRÖHLICH PILS’
Utah’s own Red Rock Brewing Company is proud to introduce Fröhlich Pils, a crisp, clean, refreshing new beer brewed using only the finest Pilsner malts, German noble hops and lager yeast. “The recipe for a ...more.


PARK CITY DINE ABOUT
The second annual Park City Area Restaurant Association  “Dine About” arrives this fall. The 12-day extravaganza, from October 1st through the 12th.  The restaurants are...more.


CISERO'S HIRES NEW HEAD CHEF
Park  City's Restaurant Central signed on an impressive new chef to take over duties at Cisero's Ristorante on Main Street. Joshua Cornell started his professional cooking career at the Shallow Shaft, near Alta.  Shortly thereafter, he entered in to the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan...more.


ECCLES CENTER ANNOUNCES WINTER LINE-UP
The Park City Institute announced their 2014-14 season, featuring internationally acclaimed dancers, musicians, family entertainers, speakers, actors and performance troupes. The 18th season at The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center for the Performing Arts runs from November through April.  The events line-up is...more.


LEADING REAL ESTATE BROKERS TO MEET IN P.C.
Realty Alliance and its 125 elite member real estate brokerages are scheduled to convene at the St. Regis, Deer Valley, during the week of October 7th. The keynote speaker is Mitt Romney and the purpose of...more.


PARK CITY HIGH SCHOOL RANKED AMONG BEST
PCHS was ranked as the best public school in Utah and the 388th best public high school in America, according to a study conducted by thedailybeast.com. Their rankings are based on college test scores, graduation rates, college acceptance rates and other factors.


OLYMPIC PARK ANNOUNCES FALL SCHEDULE 
School may be back in session but the Utah Olympic Park continues to keep outdoor fun alive throughout the autumn season. The Utah Olympic Park celebrates the cool, crisp temperatures by offering all adventure activities—including two zip lines, alpine slide, scenic chairlift ride, drop tower, and three adventure courses—every weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM through October 26...more.


KIMBALL ART CENTER LOOKS FOR NEW HOME
The Kimball Art Center will not appeal the denial of its proposed renovation and expansion plans but will instead research viable locations outside of Old Town  Park City. After months of working with...more.


SUNDANCE TO BUILD MOST VERTICAL ZIP LINE IN U.S.
An adventurous and new way to explore the vistas of Sundance Mountain Resort is just around the corner as crews prepare to break ground on the longest zip line tour in Utah and the...more.


SKI BUTLERS ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP
Ski Butlers announces the launch of the Ski Butlers Scholarship Fund, an essay contest with a $2000 annual scholarship for students in the United States who are following their passions—particularly for winter sports. Ski Butlers, a provider of award-winning ski and snowboard rental delivery service is...more.


CANYONS RESORT UNVEILS NEW BIKE PARK TRAIL
Canyons Resort Bike Park just gained more ground. GoPro Double Down, a new expert-only trail, has been added to the arsenal of trail offerings at Canyons Bike Park. After a summer of labor, the newly opened terrain is a signature Bike Park jump trail with mandatory drops and big air. Descending almost 500 vertical feet, GoPro Double Down incorporates 14 dirt and wood features within this prime bike park trail...more.


LEADERSHIP PARK CITY FUNDAISING PROJECT
A fundraising effort is underway, captained by Leadership Park City Class XX. Each year, the Leadership class is asked to create and promote a class project that will generate a positive impact on the Park City and Summit County community as well as leave a lasting legacy. This year, Class XX has taken on the task to write, illustrate, promote and...more.


ERNST & YOUNG DONATE TO N.A.C.
A member of the global EY professional services organization, the firm donated $30,000 to the National Ability Center, almost of half of which went toward the purchase of two adaptive bicycles. And the money comes just in time for the National Ability Center’s annual...more.


IMAGE REBORN 15TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
Image Reborn Foundation is celebrating its 15-year anniversary as a provider of no-cost renewal retreats to empower women diagnosed with breast cancer to live fully beyond the disease. The non-profit organization offers customized retreats that are primarily held in luxury...more.


WALDORF ASTORIA GUESTS TO DEMO LUXURY CARS
The Waldorf Astoria Park City is offering a real treat with the "Waldorf Astoria Driving Experience."  The Waldorf, located at the base of Canyons Resort, is making available to hotel guests the opportunity to access some of the most scenic drives in America from the driver’s seat of a Ferrari 458 Italia, a McLaren MP4-12C, and a Porsche 911 Turbo. This is being offered for a limited time starting Tuesday, September 30 to Sunday, October 5.  Call for details.


‘MUSTANG SHANDY’ VOTED TOP COCKTAIL
High West’s “Mustang Shandy” ran away with the win at the Park City Area Restaurant Association’s Summer Cocktail Contest on Thursday, July 31, earning nearly twice as many votes than the next-closest competitor. The cocktail, made from High West’s own Son of Bourye, earned an average 10 out of 10 rating from 98 voters who cast their ballots online, giving it an overall score of 9 out of 10 stars. The next closest libation, from...more.


HIGH WEST'S NEW STILLS AT BLUE SKY RANCH
High West is having three hand-made stills built in Scotland for their new Production facility at Blue Sky Ranch.  The first one recently arrived with the other two yet to arrive.  The new still capacity will be 1,585 gallons, vs. 264 at the...more.


HOT AIR BALLOON FEST RETURNS TO PARK CITY
Event organizers announced today that after a 20-year hiatus, the Autumn Aloft Hot Air Balloon Festival is scheduled to return to Park City, September 19-21, 2014.  “Autumn Aloft was highly regarded within the worldwide balloon community,” says Mike Bauwens'...more.



CLICK HERE FOR MORE WORDS ABOUT TOWN

Recent Blogs

Epicurious

GASTRONOMIC ADVENTURES ALONG THE WASATCH BACK
Beehive Distillery - Hat in the Game

Beehive Distillery - Hat in the Game

Utah’s newest distiller aims to put on modern twist—and taste—on what used to be considered your dad’s spirit, gin. You know those business ideas you and your friends sit around and pontificate about, where you indulge in the fantasy of working for no one but...

Comments

Selected Videos

Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship
The Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship happens every Labor Day weekend in Midway.

Added: 2014-08-25

Videos in this channel

Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship

Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship

The Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship happens every Labor Day weekend in Midway.
Added: 2014-08-25
Riding the ZipRider at Park City Mountain Resort

Riding the ZipRider at Park City Mountain Resort

Soar through the tree tops, 110 feet off the ground, on the Park City Mountain Resort ZipRider™
Added: 2014-08-27
Snowbird's Big Mountain Trail

Snowbird's Big Mountain Trail

Snowbird announces amazing new Big Mountain Trail
Added: 2014-07-17
One Wasatch

One Wasatch

One Wasatch Proposal - a plan to link 7 Utah ski areas together
Added: 2014-03-20
Truth in Motion: Ted Ligety

Truth in Motion: Ted Ligety

Discover how Ted Ligety from Park City, Utah has carved his way to a gold medal from his first skiing experience at age 10. You can't be a professional athlete if you are not competitive.
Added: 2010-02-19
Tour of Utah

Tour of Utah

One of America's foremost bike races ends up in Park City, Utah.
Added: 2014-08-08

Show all channels

Calendar

Selected Local Events

Park City Autumn Aloft

Park City Autumn Aloft

2014.09.20 to 2014.09.21

"Autumn is such a spectacular time in Park City," explains event organizer Monty Coates. "Park City begins to slow down just a...

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

2014.09.21

Put on your high heeled sneakers, er, shoes, and get ready to walk a mile up Park City’s Main Street. Calling all men to join the second...

Park Silly Sunday Market

Park Silly Sunday Market

2014.06.08 to 2014.09.21

The Park Silly Sunday Market is an eco-friendly, open-air market, street festival and community forum.  Located on Park...

"It's a Utah Thing" at Julie Nester Gallery

2014.08.29 to 2014.09.23

This exhibition features the artwork of four Utah artists; paintings by Brad Overton and Chelsea James, and three dimensional artwork by Brian...

Hootenanny at NAC

Hootenanny at NAC

2014.09.19 to 2014.09.28

The Hoot at NAC is a ridiculously fun way to celebrate the end of the summer with Mountain Town Music. This quintessential, wacky event...

Tuesday Park City Food Tour

Tuesday Park City Food Tour

2014.06.24 to 2014.10.14

Join the Tuesday evening Park City Food Tour as we make our way down Main Street enjoing the history and culture of Park City by our local...

Main Street Food Tour Thursday

Main Street Food Tour Thursday

2014.06.26 to 2014.10.09

Foodies unite! Park City Food Tours offers a Thursday tour to delight ones senses and fulfil your inner foodie. Featuring upscale casual to some...

Ida - Park City Film Series Film

Ida - Park City Film Series Film

2014.09.26 to 2014.09.28

This is the most critically-acclaimed foreign language film so far this year. A sheltered young woman raised in a convent is preparing to become...

18th Annual Harvest Festival

18th Annual Harvest Festival

2014.09.27

Sundance Mountain Resort celebrates the beauty of the season and the rich cultural heritage of the region with its 18th Annual Harvest Market,...

Provo River Watershed Festival

Provo River Watershed Festival

2014.09.27

We invite you to celebrate the Provo River and its watershed with hands-on activities, vendors selling food; and natural body care...

Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow Festival

2014.09.27

Tickets must be purchased in advance at the PC MARC. Event Ticket: $40/ group of four. Tickets will not be sold day of the event. Non-event...

Brunch and Brew 5K

Brunch and Brew 5K

2014.09.28

Enjoy an early Fall morning’s 5K Run/Walk. An out and back course on the beautiful Swaner Nature Preserve Trail starting at the Newpark...

Moose in Utah: The Latest Research

Moose in Utah: The Latest Research

2014.09.30

Are moose native to Utah? Why do moose thrive in some areas and struggle in others? How should one respond to a moose encounter? Join us to...

Sleepy Hollow Haunted Wagon Rides

Sleepy Hollow Haunted Wagon Rides

2014.10.03 to 2014.11.01

Winos For Rhinos 2014

Winos For Rhinos 2014

2014.10.04

This unique conservation fundraiser is a wine tasting/tapas event held in conjunction with an art and wildlife photography auction held at The...

North Face Endurance Challenge

North Face Endurance Challenge

2014.10.04 to 2014.10.05

The North Face Endurance Challenge introduces its first ever Utah event! Trail running races include: 50M, 50k, Marathon, and Marathon Relay on...

Kids Night at the Movie ... Parents Night Out

Kids Night at the Movie ... Parents Night Out

2014.10.10

Kids Night at the Movie...Paren'ts Night Out. Kids ages 6 to 12 years old will swim, eat pizza, and watch a movie. Join us on Saturday,...

Days of My Youth - Park City Film Series Film

Days of My Youth - Park City Film Series Film

2014.10.10 to 2014.10.12

DAYS OF MY YOUTH examines skiing as a way of life, offering a glimpse into the journey of self-discovery that every skier takes. Traveling the...

The Pitchin' Punkins Utah Fall Pumpkin Festival

The Pitchin' Punkins Utah Fall Pumpkin Festival

2014.10.11 to 2014.10.12

If a pumpkin flies through the woods and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound? That and many other questions answered at...

Fall Geocatching at Swaner Nature Preserve

Fall Geocatching at Swaner Nature Preserve

2014.10.11

Geocache for prizes and enjoy the fall colors on the Swaner Preserve.  Learn how to use one of our Garmin GPS's to find hidden treasure...

Cirque du Image Reborn

Cirque du Image Reborn

2014.10.11

Mystifying entertainment, dinner, dancing and charity auction to benefit women diagnosed with breast cancer through no-cost renewal...

Park City Chamber Job Fair

Park City Chamber Job Fair

2014.10.14

Land a job at a ski resort, world-class restaurant, retail shop, resort hotel or professional office in exciting Park City! Full-time,...

Town and Country Reptiles: How Animals Respond to a Changing Environment

Town and Country Reptiles: How Animals Respond to a Changing Environment

2014.10.16

Susannah French, assistant professor of biology at Utah State University, will be discussing the impact of humans on native wildlife...

Boyhood, Park City Film Series Film

Boyhood, Park City Film Series Film

2014.10.17 to 2014.10.19

The critical hit of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, this groundbreaking story features a child who literally grows up on screen before...

Park City Film Series - Sugar Babies: The Bittersweet Truth About Diabetes

Park City Film Series - Sugar Babies: The Bittersweet Truth About Diabetes

2014.10.23

Part of the Reel Community Series. This is a groundbreaking documentary that examines the public health epidemic of diabetic children in America....

See full listings »
Advertisement
Advertisement