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New Lift opening at Park City Mountain Resort for Summer Fun!!

Excitement over Crescent Lift’s first-ever summer opening has been building all off-season – well get pumped because it opens Saturday, improving access to some of the mountain’s most beautiful and popular summer landmarks!

summer-bike   Mountain bikers will enjoy easier access to Mid Mountain Trail via Crescent Lift

Are you a hiker looking for a more direct way to get over to Shadow Lake by Jupiter Lift, or maybe a biker looking to access to Mid Mountain Trail from the heart of town? Crescent will be a perfect option, equipped with bike carriers to get guests up exploring Crescent Ridge and a whole new part of the mountain they may not have seen during previous summer seasons.

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Beginning Saturday and through August 25, Crescent will run 7 days a week with the following schedule: Monday to Thursday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

From August 26 through October 20, Crescent will operate Friday through Sunday with the following schedule: Friday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Saturday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Think you’ve seen Park City Mountain Resort in the summer? Think again, Crescent Lift introduces you to a whole new part of the mountain – come escape into the mountains and experience it for yourself!

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Savor The Summit

 

If there’s one thing you don’t worry about during a Park City vacation, it’s a shortage of places to get a good meal – and no visit is complete without dinner on Main Street. Every summer, however, Park City takes it up a notch and literally does “dinner on Main Street” for an evening – closing PC’s busiest street to cars and making room for one long outdoor dinner party stretching from the top of Historic Main Street all the way to the bottom of Lower Main. Park City’s Main Street restaurants serve different portions of the blocks-long table at this annual celebration called Savor the Summit, and it returns next Saturday, June 22!

toast No meal with several hundred of your closest friends can begin without a toast.

This tremendous celebration of food, wine and music in a unique setting is just another way Park City has become a special summer destination. Menu, pricing and bar service varies depending on which restaurant is serving your portion of the table and menu prices can range from $40 to $150 per person (some restaurants include beverages, others charge additionally).

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Mountain Biking in Park City

Renting a bike in Park City, Utah? Whether you want to cruise around town, explore the historic Rail Trail with the family, or you’re looking to tackle some of our 400+ miles of award-winning singletrack, Jans has the rental bike you’re looking for. We offer comfort bike, road bike, and mountain bike rentals from Trek, Cannondale, and Specialized. So we can fit you with the bike that meets your needs during your stay.

With such an expansive trail network for you to explore, biking in Park City can seem overwhelming to the first time visitor. But worry not, we can point you in the direction of an incredible number of resources that will simplify your vacation in Park City.

The expert staff at our Jans Park Avenue location is always happy to provide you with the road and trail information you need or, you Innkeeper at Old Town Guest House, Deb Lovci know’s the trails better than anyone!!

Park City was recently named as the first Gold Level Ride Center in the world by the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA). This honor was received partly because of the facilities around town, partly because of the variety and quantity of trails, and largely because of the exceptional quality of the trails. To hear directly from IMBA what makes Park City the top rated mountain bike destination in the world, read their Gold-level designation.

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Thursday Night Coed Group Mountain Bike Rides

Tis the season to get on your mountain bike! With that, White Pine is planning another season of Thursday Night Rides. Rides will start on Thursday, June 6th and run through Thursday, August 29th. These guided rides are 100% free and open to anyone who likes to ride mountain bikes. It is recommended that you have at least ridden a mountain bike previously before joining a ride. White Pine will have rental bikes available for $15.00 for the ride each “TNR” should you just be visiting or not have your own. Come share the love with fellow cyclists this summer. For more information please contact experts@whitepinetouring.com or call 435-649-8710

 

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Park City Events!!

Farmers Market at Canyons
Every Wednesday, 12-6
Stop by for fresh produce, fresh baked bread and arts and crafts from local vendors.

Motown Sounds
June 7-9
A theatrical review of the hitmakers of Motown: The Supremes, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye.

Park City Film Series – The Place Beyond the Pines
June 7-9
This new drama explores the consequences of a motorcycle rider’s (Ryan Gosling) fateful decision to commit a crime to support his child.

Park Silly Sunday Market
Every Sunday, 10-5
Street festival on Main Street. Vendors, artisans, gourmet food, music, performers and so much more!

The Flying Ace All-Stars Freestyle Show
June 9-Sept. 1
High-flying Olympians and national team members soar up to 60 feet in the air before landing in a 750,000-gallon pool during this show at the Utah Olympic Park.

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Park City Farmer’s Market!! Starts now!

Park City Farmers Market

Starts Wednesday, June 5th from Noon-6 PM

Support your local farmers,

artisans and vendors.

See what’s new and see what’s the same.

Just come and see!

Canyons parking lot

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Park Silly Market!! Starting June 9th!

  • Park Silly Sunday Market returns to Main Street on June 9.  Park Silly is an eco-friendly, open-air market, street festival and community forum. Located on Park City’s Historic Main Street, every Sunday from June 9th through September 22nd (with the exception of August 4th), from 10am until 5pm. Enjoy live music, kid’s activities, performance art, Bloody Mary bar, non-profit awareness, local produce, beer garden, artisans, vendors, gourmet food, sustainable issues and expanded farmer’s market.  Come get silly this summer!

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Park City Cycling Festival

You’re invited to the innagural 

Park City Cycling Festival 

June 28, 29 & 30

Come see why Park City was awarded the world’s first and only

Gold Level Ride Center by International Mountain Biking Association.

Our trail rides will showcase new and old-school classics.

 

Or join us on a road ride and take your cycling to a new level.

Our rides, guided by professional cyclists, will focus on

climbing, group riding, paceline, urban and safety.  

 

This cycling centric town is gearing up for a celebration…

Don’t miss it.  Lodging Specials are available.

 
 
Highlights from Schedule

 

Live Music:

  • Motherload Canyon Band
  • PatWa
  • Switchback
  • Sideshow Ramblers 

Film Screening:  The Cyclist 

 

Parties:

  • Welcome Party @ Wasatch Brew Pub
  • Luncheons
  • Apres Ride @ Legacy Lodge
  • Breakfast of Champions
  • After Hours @ No Name Saloon 

Kids and Family Fun:

  • Tikes on Bikes Safety Zone
  • Family Rides
  • Games, face painting  

Free Activities:

  • Pump Track
  • Bike demos
  • Expo (30 + cycling industry vendors)
  • Clinics (trail, skills and maintenance)
  • Fender Bender Ride & Bike Parade
  • Slope Style Slalom races
  • Round table discussions
  • Shuttles 

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FREE Thursday night mountain bike rides!!

Join us every Thursday starting in June for a FREE guided group mountain bike ride for both guys and gals. Members of the White Pine Touring mountain bike team will usher you through some of the 350 miles of single track in Park City for 2 hours every Thursday. Each ride is broken into ability level groups so no one gets left behind. The last Thursday of every month we take it one step further with a FREE BBQ for you!

You can ride to White Pine Touring from Old Town Guest House…  it is about 1/2 mile away.  These FREE rides are a great way to see the trails of Park City!!  Plus, you will see your Innkeeper Deb on these rides!  Try to make it on the last Thursday of the month for the FREE BBQ.

See you on the trails!!

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What’s Happening in Park City

Here’s of list of Memorial Weekend Activities in Park City for you and your family to enjoy.

UTAH OLYMPIC PARK

The Utah Olympic Park  is open May 25 to 27 for Memorial Day Weekend from 11 am to 6 pm. Utah Olympic ParkJoin them this weekend for summer adventure! Plus LUNCH IS ON THEM…With the purchase of an adult or youth Gold Day Pass, receive a complimentary Lunch Combo for the same day! Lunch Combo includes: All-American Hot Dog, homemade chips and medium fountain soda.  * Excludes vouchers, coupons and other special promotions. One lunch per day pass.

PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT

PCMR logoPark City Mountain Resort kicks off the summer season Friday, May 24, just in time for Memorial Day weekend, with a variety of adventures for guests of virtually any age. Hold on for the drops and turns of the Alpine Coaster, discover the mountain’s hiking and biking trails or watch your family reach new heights in the Adventure Zone. Escape to the mountains and enjoy summer like only Park City Mountain Resort can do it.  Plan to spend the day or the weekend, summer rates are more affordable than ever.

MOUNTAIN BIKING & HIKING

Mountain TrailsMountaintrails.org has been working hard to prepare our over 400 miles of trails for everyone to enjoy this weekend.  With the exception of high mountain, there are plenty of trails open for hiking and biking.  Be sure to check out their Park City Trail Map for an update on conditions and open trails.

PARK CITY SHOPPING

Shopping Park City is perfect yearround; everything from handmade furniture, books and sportswear to art collectibles and Western antiques. Historic Main Street is lined with quaint shops and galleries.

PARK CITY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Still trying to decide what to do over the Memorial Weekend?  Our Park City summer events calendar has more choices for you:  from as skate jam, to films to the Jefferson Starship, and not to mention learning about those cute little beaver at the Swaner EcoCenter.

5K PCMEMORIAL RUN

Monday, May 27, 2013 – Dozier Field – Park City High School Dozier Field – 8:00am – Registration – 9:00am start time Cost:  $25 before race, $30 at race Why:  To remember loved ones that we have lost in the Park City community.

Anyone wishing to honor a loved one is invited to Run/Walk with friends, family, and the Park City community in this year’s PCHS Memorial 5K.  All funds will benefit future humanitarian projects, PCHS seniors in need of financial assistance to attend college their freshman year, and help with partial scholarships for those going to Chennai, India this summer to work in some of the leprosy colonies there.  Click here to find out more and sign up today!

PARK CITY SCENIC DRIVES

Park City is perfect for scenic drives, and many of our favorite scenic highways and byways will be open over Memorial weekend.  If you are looking for a short drive (just 14 miles) from Park City, you can’t beat Guardsman Pass.  The Mirror Lake Scenic Byway is open, however there is still plenty of snow and the lakes are frozen and campgrounds have not officially opened at this t