SNOWBASIN OPENS FOR 75TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON
To kick off their 75th Anniversary Season, Snowbasin Resort will open to the public on Wednesday, November 25, with top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding beginning at 9:00am. With recent snowfall combined with extensive snowmaking, Snowbasin Resort will offer 8 trails accessed by 3 lifts. This past summer, Snowbasin Resort’s expanded...more.
SOLITUDE OFFERS NEW PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH
Solitude Mountain Resort is helping local youth take their skiing and snowboarding abilities to new heights with their innovative programs for ages six to 16. The season-long programs, held Saturdays and/or Sundays, are designed to provide optimal instructor/coach-to-student ratios, based on age and ability...more.
SUNDANCE ANNOUNCES FILMS FOR ‘MIDNIGHT’ LINEUP
Adrenaline junkies and genre film-lovers know the real fun at the Sundance Film Festival starts at midnight. Sundance Institute tonight offers a first look at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival by announcing the nine feature films that will screen in its iconic Midnight section, which has launched films including The Blair Witch Project, SAW, Super Troopers, The Babadook...more.
DEER VALLEY VOTED "BEST SKI RESORT"
Deer Valley Resort has received the distinction of United States' Best Ski Resort by the World Ski Award's 2015 Ski Oscars. For the third consecutive year, Deer Valley garnered the title from a short list of USA finalists, and was the country winner. The World's Best Awards was announced November 21, 2015, at the 2015 Ski Oscars Award Gala Ceremony held in...more.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK OPENS JUMPS EARLY
With good early season snowmaking temperatures, the Utah Olympic Park again became one of the first ski jumps in the world to open for on-snow training. The early opening gave the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team an edge in jump preparation before it headed over to the opening International Ski Federation World Cups in Finland. “The Utah Olympic Park has...more.
GORGOZA PARK OPENS FOR WINTER
Gorgoza Park, located two miles east of Parley’s Summit, opens for the winter season Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Seven tubing lanes and the Fort Frosty snow play area are scheduled to be open in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. “Together the natural snowfall and cold temperatures have helped...more.
NOVEMBER 22 LAST DAY TO GET EPIC LOCAL PASS
Vail Resorts announced that Epic Pass sales will end on Nov. 22 at Park City. With snow on the ground and opening day at Park City set for Saturday, Nov. 21, this is the last chance for locals to get their hands on the best season pass deal at the largest resort in the U.S. Click here to see descriptions and photos of Park City and its massive improvements.
WINTER BOOKINGS UP AT WESTERN MOUNTAIN RESORTS
Winter season booking pace, occupancy, and revenues at western mountain communities reversed directions during October and regained some ground according to the most recent results released yesterday by Denver-based DestiMetrics. As of Oct. 31, on-the-books occupancy for the six months from November through April is up 1.2 percent compared to...more.
NEW PROGRAMS FROM OLYMPIC PARK SPORT CLUB
The Utah Olympic Park offers youth and adult programs in various winter sport disciplines including cross-country skiing, Nordic ski jumping, aerials, freeskiing, bobsled, skeleton, and ski mountaineering. Registration for Utah Olympic Park Sport Clubs winter program offerings is available online. Check out the following list of..more.
CONDE NAST NAMES PARK CITY #3
Condé Nast Traveler has announced the results of their 2015 Readers' Choice Awards and Park City is #3 in the "Best Small Cities in the U.S." category. This news follows an announcement in August that Park City was named the "Friendliest City in America" by Condé Nast Traveler readers. "The Sundance Film Festival isn't the only...more.
DEER VALLEY FOUNDER IS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame announced that Deer Valley Resort Founder Edgar B. Stern has been elected to the Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Stern's induction will take place in Aspen, CO, on April 9, 2016, with a special enshrinement ceremony weekend for all 2015 inductees at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum in Ishpeming, MI, the following September...more.
COUGAR SPOTTED AT DEER VALLEY
A mountain lion has been seen in the Silver Lake area at Deer Valley Resort. Encounters with mountain lions are rare, but if you hike or bike in the area please be aware. Learn more about mountain lion safety at http://www.mountainlion.org/
CONDE NAST RECOGNIZES PARK CITY PROPERTIES
Condé Nast Traveler magazine has announced the results of their 2015 Readers' Choice Awards. The Park City Chamber/Bureau is pleased to announce that four Park City lodging properties were listed among the "Top 100 Hotels in the World" by Condé Nast Traveler readers. The four properties and their rankings in the awards are...more.
BLACK DIAMOND AWARDS NOMINATIONS
The Black Diamond Awards were established to recognize expert levels of service and hospitality within the Park City area lodging community, and being nominated is a testament to one's dedication and hard work. In addition, the Double Black Diamond Award was established to recognize...more.
HIGH WEST DISTILLERY ADDS TO TEAM
High West Distillery, Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870, announces the appointment of two distinguished industry veterans to their leadership team. John Esposito is High West’s new Chief Commercial Officer, and Gerry Ruvo, Chairman of Campari America, joins as the newest member of the High West Board of Managers...more.
JIM POWELL NEW VP OF MARKETING FOR CHAMBER
Following an extensive search, the Park City Chamber/Bureau is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Powell to the position of Vice President of Marketing. Powell brings more than 25-years of ski, travel and tourism marketing experience to his role at the Chamber/Bureau. Most recently Powell served as Marketing Director at Snowbird Ski and...more.
RED ROCK RELEASES GRISWALD'S HOLIDAY ALE
It’s that time of year, when beer lovers across the land begin suffering from “Pumpkin Ale fatigue”. Fortunately, the brewers at Red Rock Brewery have been coming to the rescue for 20-years with their cult-like holiday seasonal release...more.
VIM PARK CITY OPENS ON KEARNS BLVD.
Vim is a full service spa, cafe, boudoir photo studio, Aveda salon, boutique, party space, and more. Vim is a collaborative effort between Ronda Bresen, Bonnie Brown, Julie Doerr, and Renee Reed - located at 1351 Kearns Blvd. vimparkcity.com
PARK CITY CULINARY INSTITUTE DEBUTS PROGRAM
Having successfully graduated many students from its unique two-month culinary school, Park City Culinary Institute is now introducing a more comprehensive, six-month program unlike any other. The program will be held at both Deer Valley and the Institute’s new Salt Lake City campus. Students will complete the course debt-free thanks to a work exchange program with many of the finest restaurants, hotels and caterers in the Rocky Mountains. Park City Culinary Institute has...more.
THE BONE ZONE AT BRIGHTON RESORT
Brighton Resort announced it will be teaming up with local pros to create Utah’s premier pre-season terrain park named “The BoneZone”. Originally built in Guardsman Pass around 2008, the BoneZone was the result of the creative minds of Ted Borland, Alex Andrews and many other...more.
MORGAN SMYTH JOINS UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is excited to announce the hiring of Morgan Smyth as program manager of Park City Nordic Ski Club. Morgan will oversee the club’s day-to-day operations and manage cross-country, Nordic combined and ski jumping coaching staff and programs. “We are very fortunate to have the caliber of experience that Morgan brings,” said Marc Norman, vice president of sport and venues. “Her passion and skill...more.
SKI UTAH PARTNERS WITH PROTECT OUR WINTERS
Ski Utah, a membership organization representing Utah’s 14 alpine ski resorts, and Protect Our Winters (POW) are proud to announce a partnership with the mission of raising awareness of climate change and uniting the winter sports community in the state of Utah. Protect Our Winters is the environmental...more.
PARK CITY RESORT ANNOUNCES UTAH PACK FOR KIDS
The new Utah Pack is available for Kindergarten through 5th Grade students and includes: 5 days of skiing and riding at Park City (now the largest ski resort in the U.S.)*, and 1 free first-timer ski or ride lesson, including equipment rental, during the month of January as part of Learn to Ski month. Parents, don’t miss out on the fun - the Epic SchoolKids Utah Pack is only...more.
ECCLES CENTER'S 2015-2016 SEASON ANNOUNCED
Park City Institute sets the tone for a “thinky” Eccles Center season with Edward Snowden opening the line-up on December 5 (via closed video feed). As always, the season includes an eclectic mix of live dance, music, speakers...more.
WOMEN'S SKI JUMPING TO EXPAND
Women’s Ski Jumping USA (WSJ-USA) is pleased to announce an expanded relationship with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA). Beginning on October 1, 2015, USSA will assume responsibility for coaching and other operations affecting the women’s ski jumping program. “The best direction for WSJ-USA is one that best serves the....more.
LOCAL TEEN COOKING COMPETITION
The Utah Restaurant Association announced the premiere of their locally produced Utah ProStart Teen Chef Masters (TCM) reality cooking competition series. Three of Utah’s talented chef’s chose their teams of four teens each to compete against one another. The mentor chef’s Viet Pham (Forage, Beer Bar & Ember and Ash), Briar Handly (Handle), and...more.
SOLITUDE ANNOUNCES WINTER PACKAGES
With its lineup of winter packages, Solitude Mountain Resort has something to offer skiers and riders of all abilities, and provides unbeatable access to the resort's more than 500” of annual snowfall, 1,200 acres of incredible terrain, 66 named runs, three bowls and some of the most impressive off-piste terrain in the country. Solitude Resort Lodging offers the largest...more.
JUNIOR TRADE IN EQUIPMENT PROGRAM INTRODUCED
Utah families looking for the best option for getting their children into a full season of ski and snowboard equipment can take advantage of Park City’s new Junior Trade In program--the single best equipment deal for Utah’s junior skiers and snowboarders. This popular program has been serving Colorado and California families for more than 20 years and beginning...more.
SUMMIT PARK, UTAH RANKED #1
Bloomberg Business went through the latest census data and came up with a list of the most wealthy small towns in America. Most of these areas encompass ski resorts or are close to one. In the off-season, these towns offer all sorts of outdoor activities that attract the adventurous year-round. Listed as #1 is Summit Park, Utah and Heber came in at #8. bloomberg.com/news
KIDS SKI FREE AT BRIGHTON THIS WINTER
In celebration of their 80th season Brighton is switching back to a policy whereby kids ten and under can ski or ride for free. They will also offer free learn to ski or ride days in December. Now through September 16th Brighton Season Passes are discounted to early bird pricing. www.brightonresort.com.
PARK CITY RANKED MOST FRIENDLY U.S. CITY
For the third year running, Conde Nast asked readers to rate a city's "friendliness" in the Readers’ Choice Awards survey. Jumping right in at the no. 1 spot this year, Park City seems to be having a moment. Readers call it "a great place that brings city life to outdoor enthusiasts, film geeks, and families. Even at the height of winter ski season or the Sundance Film Festival in January, "the locals were extremely friendly and welcoming."
SOLITUDE 2015-2016 SEASON PASS PROGRAMS
Solitude Mountain Resort has announced season pass pricing and benefits for the upcoming 2015-2016 ski season. Solitude has over 500 inches of annual snowfall, 1,200 acres of incredible terrain, 66 named runs, three bowls, a Nordic Center and some of the most impressive off-piste terrain in the country. New this year, the Summit double chairlift has been replaced with a high-speed, detachable quad, the Summit Express...more.
One of the silver-lining benefits of the slower-paced weeks between summer and winter, often called the “shoulder season,” is getting back in touch with the reasons why we all came to this corner of the Rockies in the first place. And so, apropos of it’s mission to serve...
300+ Trails, 41 lifts and 7,300 acres all on one mountain? Join us as we kick off our first season as the largest resort in the U.S.! Our...
Please join us for a painting demonstration and book signing
The Gallery Stroll is a free community event that gives locals and visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while exploring...
Join us for the opening reception of "Faces" an exhibition of paintings by Heather Graham, Zin Lim and Daniel Ochoa. The opening...
“TIMING IS EVERYTHING”- BRIDGETTE MEINHOLD RECEPTION FOR THE ARTIST PARK CITY— Gallery MAR...
A musical version of Mel Brooks' film of the same name. Hilarious entertainment for the whole family. Brought to you by the Ziegfeld Theater...
Kick off the holiday season in style! Come up to Historic Park City for the Winter Electric Parade on Saturday, November 28. Participants...
This year marks 6 for our highly anticipated Annual Swaner Holiday Art Market! Our Holiday Art Market highlights locally made and produced artwork,...
Join us for the third annual Park City Summit County Arts Council show and sale featuring fine art photography, paintings, children's books,...
Headliners Mike Marvell and Mick Lazinski. A night of mirth and merriment with 2 seasoned touring comedians. Friday & Saturday nights @ 8pm
The former CIA, NSA and DIA intelligence officer and contractor, who leaked classified documents to expose illegal government surveillance,*...
Join us for the 24th Annual Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest, benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance. This invitational ski race involving teams of...
This year marks 6 for our highly anticipated Annual Swaner Holiday Art Market! Our Holiday Art Market highlights locally made and produced artwork,...
We're throwing our members a party! Swaner members make so many of our programs possible, and we want to thank you for your continued...
Join us as we officially connect Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons with the opening of the new Quicksilver Gondola. The first to ride...
The Silly Holiday Bazaar is a festive, indoor, holiday market where family, friends and vendors can have fun while making the most of the holiday...
Presented by YouTheatre. “Something Wicked this Way Comes.” Macbeth, a brave Scottish general, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches...
“The Jimi Hendrix of the violin” (The New York Times), this electrifying fiddle player wields her fiery bow...
Teen racers, collegiate racers and even World Cup skiers will compete in a slalom course on PayDay run for the Eric Hayes Memorial Race.
Leave the sticky mess to us, and create unique houses and sculptures using icing, candy and graham crackers. Space is limited in this class. This...
Join us as we bring our $50 million in resort improvements to life with the grand opening of the highly anticipated Quicksilver Gondola...
Park City's Holiday Spectacular features several of Park City's best performers in a holiday-inspired variety show to get you into the...
Try the latest in ski and snowboard technology from various brands and learn more about activating your EpicMix account. Try before you...
Kick your holidays off by heading to Park City for DecemberFest, a new 16-day festival including morning and après musical acts, village...