“We’ll have an event to match every age, interest and taste,” said Historic Park City Alliance executive director Alison Butz. “We’re excited to once again welcome thousands of tourists and local residents to Main Street this summer.”
The summer calendar of events includes:
Locals’ Thursdays — Thursdays through June 21
Free parking on Main Street every Thursday.
Park Silly Sunday Market — June 10, 17, and 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; Aug. 12, 19, and 26; and Sept. 2, 9, 16 and 23
Celebrating its sixth year on Historic Main Street, the Park Silly Sunday Market is an eco-friendly, open-air market and street festival. The market features regional and local one-of-a-kind finds, gourmet foods and farmers’ market fruits and vegetables.
Summer Gallery Strolls — June 29, July 27, August 31 and September 28
On the last Friday of every month, members of the Park City Gallery Association will offer a free showcase of acclaimed artists, special exhibits and art events. The stroll takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. www.parkcitygalleryassociation.com
Savor the Summit — June 23
Summer kicks off in Park City with The Grande Table during Savor the Summit. Park City’s longest dinner party is a unique celebration of food, drink and live music in the middle of Main Street and highlights the best culinary talents from local restaurants. Main Street and Heber Avenue close at 2 p.m.; the dinner runs from 4 to 10 p.m. www.savorthesummit.com.
Fourth of July — July 4
The annual parade starts at the top of Main Street at 11 a.m., with entertainment following in City Park. Main Street closes at 9:30 a.m.
Park City Food and Wine Classic Stroll — July 6
Master winemakers, culinary greats, distinguished guests and food lovers come together to celebrate food and wine. Various Main Street restaurants and shops will serve wine and hors d’oeuvres during the Stroll of Park City Grand Tasting, as well as winemakers’ dinners at restaurants throughout Park City. The event takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. www.parkcityfoodandwineclassic.com
Park City Kimball Arts Festival — Aug. 3, 4 and 5
The annual Kimball Arts Festival will feature art exhibits along Main Street. The exhibition takes place at 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. www.kimball-art.org
Tour of Utah — Aug. 12
The pro race returns, with the sixth and final stage taking place in Park City. www.tourofutah.com/the-race/2012-tour.
Mustang Car Show — Aug. 18
Enthusiasts show off their muscle cars in Kimball Junction.
Miner’s Day Celebration
Minter’s Day begins with the famous “Running of the Balls,” followed by the Miner’s Day parade at 11 a.m. on Main Street and activities in City Park. Main Street closes at 9:30 a.m. www.parkcityrotary.org
For more information about the HPCA and its calendar of summer events, visit www.historicparkcityutah.com or contact Christa Graff, of Graff PR, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 435-640-7921.
HISTORIC PARK CITY: 'THE MAIN ATTRACTION'
With a thriving business district that boasts more than 250 shops, restaurants, resort and cultural activities, art galleries and signature events, it's no doubt that Historic Park City is "The Main Attraction." The Historic Park City Alliance (HPCA), is dedicated to promoting Park City's Main Street and surrounding area as a viable, vital and dynamic place to live, work and play while also encouraging business development and enhancing activities that benefit the district.
Nestled in the valley bordered by Park City Mountain Resort on one side and Deer Valley Resort on the other, it is the heart and soul of our mountain town and the epicenter of all that is fun and spontaneous. Historic Park City serves as the backdrop to Park City's annual marquee events including the Sundance Film Festival, Park City Arts Festival, Park City Food & Wine Classic and Savor the Summit. Favorite locals' activities on Main Street include the Park Silly Sunday Market and Friday Night Gallery Stroll.
For more information on Historic Park City Business Alliance, visit the web at www.historicparkcityutah.com.