All Blog Entries by Kerri Whipple

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April 2024

Spring in Park City means that it's still snowing! We've had a good ski season so both Park City and Deer Valley have both extended their opening dates. Skiers rejoice and everyone else, hang tight — summer is near! As always, here are this month's to-dos!

Here’s to the Good Life,
Kerri

SKI SEASON IS EXTENDED

It's been a great 60th season for Park City as they announced that their closing date will not be April 22 and Deer Valley also extended their season (only the SECOND time in their history) to April 21. While winter can…

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Deer Valley Resorts vision for the Snow Park base involves a new ski beach with a gondola to Silver Lake, surrounded by hotels, restaurants, commercial space and an event center.

The resort still needs approval from Park City before construction can begin.

At an open house Tuesday, Deer Valley Vice President of Resort Planning Hannah Tyler said they want to break ground on the project by spring 2025.

Tyler also shared the recent changes including two new roundabouts to help with traffic flow.

“One is at the intersection of Doe Pass Road and Deer Valley Drive,” Tyler said. “The other is at the intersection of Royal Street… We tried not to do stop signs. We have roundabouts in town, people love it or hate it, but it does keep people moving……

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Two of my favorite restaurants are hosting can't-miss wine dinners! 

Tupelo x Antiquum Farm "Fruit Day" Wine Dinner


Join Tupleo for an evening with Antiquum Farm's Winemaker for an intimate celebration of natural wine and exquisite cuisine. 

Four Courses & Wine Pairings: 1st: Daisy Pinot Gris 2nd: Alium Pinot Gris 3rd: Luxuria Pinot Noir 4th: Passiflora Pinot Noir Grazing-Based

Viticulture: Antiquum Farm wanted to set a higher bar than biodynamics and organic farming provide so Steven Hagen created "Grazing-Based Viticulture" Grazing-Based Viticulture harnesses the sun’s energy to capture and store atmospheric carbon. Repeatedly rotating animals through the vineyards prolongs our grazing window and generates the tonnage of organic material…

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Easter Offerings  |  Sunday, March 31st

Easter Sunday brings abundant brunch menus from members of the Park City Area Restaurant Association. Indulge in lavish buffets, all-you-can-eat tapas, and plenty of Bloody Marys with family and friends.

 Boneyard Saloon

Indulge in a Sunday Brunch fully stocked with Bloody Mary’s from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Seating is first come, first served.

Drafts Burger Bar
Celebrate Easter any meal of the day. Breakfast will be served 7:30 – 11 a.m. and lunch and dinner menus will be offered from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Hearth and Hill
Celebrate Easter with a bountiful brunch buffet at Hearth and Hill.

KITA
On Easter Sunday, we invite guests to join us at KITA for special holiday enhanced breakfast and brunch buffet.…

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There are so many unique ways to celebrate a special date night, whether you stay in or go out! Any of these would be a great way to spend Valentine's Day or any special occasion this winter!

Take Out

Salt Box

Select from numerous to-go dinners to feed for a delicious date night. I just love everything from Salt Box! Order online here.

Deer Valley Grocery~Café

Deliver Deer Valley goodness at home for your Valentine. ey Bakery. Deer Valley Café offers family take-away meals, bakery items and specialty cakes Sweet highlights include  red velvet cake, classic chocolate-covered strawberries, heart-shaped sugar cookies and don't forget the carrot cake! Pre-order online.

Hidden Peak Provisions

Head to Midway and pick up…

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Your Valentine will be sure to appreciate a gift that you picked out yourself and that was made or curated right here in town. From cute gifts to sweet treats, find something at my favorites shops and spread some local love!

Good Gifts 

Indigo Highway

Indigo Highway always have the prefect gift for anyone: from world travelers to homebodies. I recommend their locally made candles, always a sweet gift!

The Collective Park City

The Collective has all sorts of goods, stop in for an assortment of super cute Valentine's Gift Packages for the perfect, thoughtful gift. 

Splendor

Splendor has a ton of gifts for the beauty product-loving woman or man in your life. They have everything from slippers to body oil to candles and sugar…
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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS

WITH DINNER SPECIALS & FESTIVE FEASTS

Have a GOOD meal and celebration in Park City! Current offerings and holiday hours include:

350 Main

New Year’s Eve

Indulge in a 4-course dinner on New Year’s Eve. Get started with a choice of king oyster mushrooms, tuna tataki, Dungeness crab cake, or pan seared foie gras, before moving on to French onion soup or choice of salad. Mains include Indonesian rice noodles, Utah mountain red trout, Maine lobster risotto, Mary’s airline chicken breast, beef tenderloin, and braised lamb shank. Finish with a selection of house made desserts. First seating begins at 5 p.m. ($150 per person), and second seating begins at 7:30 p.m. ($250 per person). Entertainment will take place from 9…
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Park City Holiday Gift Ideas

Shopping on Historic Main Street

Part of what makes Park City a unique mountain town destination is the variety of products made and sold locally. Besides having quality, locally-crafted products, many businesses are working to have a more positive environmental impact. You too can reduce your impact by shopping locally. Supporting small businesses doesn't just support those in your community but also the planet by cutting out extra waste from packaging. You'll find Park City makes it easy with a vast amount of fantastic shopping, there is something for everyone from headphones to whiskey that’s distilled right here in the Wasatch Mountains. 

 

Made In Park City 

There are many local vendors you can support this…

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While the trails in Park City are full of runners and cyclists, horseback riders in Park City know that one of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful mountain vistas is from the seat of a saddle.

Horseback Riding Tours in Park City

Red Pine Adventures, located just around the corner from Canyons Village, offers guided horseback rides all on Red Pine’s own privately owned land. Summer means you’ll get a whisk of cool mountain air from atop your horse and a great view of meadows full of wildflowers and sublime mountain peaks. You may even see a grazing deer or elk during your traverse through the wilderness.

 If you’re staying right in Park City, you also might want to try Destination Sports and Adventure. They’re known for their summertime fly…

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Miner's Day Celebration

On Monday, September 4th, the Park City Rotary Club will host a day-long celebration of Park City's mining heritage when we celebrate Miner's Day.

Full Schedule of Events

7:30-9:30 a.m. – Miners Day Breakfast, City Park
8:00 a.m. – Miners Day Bark City 5k Run, City Park (bring your dog)
10:30 a.m. – Running of the Balls, Main Street (get there early to buy balls or buy in advance online)
11:00 a.m. – Miners Day Parade, Main Street
11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. – Food Trucks & Beer/Liquor Garden, Food Trucks & Beer/Liquor Garden, City Park
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Music in the Park, Silver King Band, City Park Stage
12:00-4:00 p.m. – Miners Hospital Open House
12:30-1:00 p.m. – Kids Games, City Park
12:30-1:00 p.m. – Mining…

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