All Blog Entries by Kerri Whipple

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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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Autumn has arrived, and Park City Area Restaurant Association members are shifting gears – and hours – to accommodate guests through shoulder season and prepare for what will be a lively, bustling winter to come.   

For the most up-to-date information on shoulder season hours, visit parkcityrestaurants.com. Currently, PCARA member fall hours are as follows:


350 Main

Open Wednesday – Saturday, 5 p.m. – Close

Closed Thanksgiving


Alpine Distilling

Closed Saturday, Oct. 8 – Saturday, Oct. 15


Big Dipper

Open Monday – Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Thursday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving


The Brass Tag

Closing Oct. 16 – Dec. 2, reopening Saturday, Dec. 3


Courchevel Bistro

Stop in for Happy Hour…

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Spend more time enjoying your Thanksgiving meal with loved ones, and less time preparing it. From lavish buffets, homestyle traditions, dine-in options, pick-up menus, and convenient delivery services, guests can indulge inan unforgettable holiday meal with family and friends however they choose – minus the laborious hours of kitchen prep.

Butcher’s Chop House

Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with the family from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. Two courses include a heap of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, garlic green beans, candied yams, cranberry sauce, and choice of pecan or pumpkin pie. $55 for adults, $38 for kids, before tax and gratuity. The full regular menu will also be available. Reservations are encouraged on Resy.

Deer Valley CaféDeer Valley Apple Pie

Take-away items to…

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Here are some great fall hikes courtesy of All Seasons Adventures!

ARMSTRONG TO DAWN’S

Starting from Silver Star Cafe or the Park City Mountain parking lot, follow the signs for Armstrong trail. This is an uphill-only biking trail and typically has plenty of foot traffic. Depending on where you start, this trail is 3.3 to 3.6 miles and is rated as moderate.

IRON MOUNTAIN

If you’re up for some steeps, check this one out. The trailhead is a bit tough to find, but you can follow Thaynes Canyon up to the end of Iron Canyon Court. Please be respectful of homeowners and park in designated areas only. The official trail is a 5.5 mile out and back, but there’s a great vista just about a mile and a half up.

SILVER LAKE TRAIL

This 2 mile trail…

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Park City gets excited about Halloween

As the ghosts and ghouls FINALLY shake off the grave dust, Park City is ready for the spookiest day of the year. Look no further for the frightfully perfect Halloween in Park City—we’ve rounded up some of the best October amusements to keep you busy until All Hallows’ Eve arrives.

Howl-O-Ween

One of Park City’s most popular Halloween attractions, the Howl-O-Ween dog parade is an annual event dedicated to man’s best friend. Revelers come from all over Park City and beyond with their canine companions dressed in all manner of wacky, whimsical, or spooky costumes. Main Street becomes a fashion runway for four-legged friends as the heart of…

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MOUNTAIN BEER FESTIVAL

Sip and sample brews from over a dozen Utah breweries at the inaugural Deer Valley Mountain Beer Festival on September 17 and 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This one-of-a-kind beer festival includes scenic chairlift access throughout the resort, dining, live music plus a full slate of activities. Please be aware that the venue can only be accessed by a chairlift ride on Silver Lake Express.

Attendees to Park City’s only beer festival will enjoy the opportunity to sample a wide range of beer flavors and styles, including many full-strength selections. The festival was created to celebrate Utah’s brewing culture and is exclusive to breweries from Utah. Expect to see local producers, such as Offset Bier and Park City Brewing, as…
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Miner's Day Celebration

On Monday, September 5th, 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.-4:00 p.m.– Music in the Park, City Park Stage
12:30-1:00 p.m. – Kids Games, City Park
12:30-3:00 p.m. – Mining Demonstrations, City Park (across from library on Park Ave.)

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As the market adjusts and corrects for the enormous upswings that have occurred since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the Wasatch Back market has started to experience some shifts. Available inventory is finally rising after a long period of extreme scarcity, and prices are beginning to level off. 

At the end of the second quarter of 2022, there were 545 single-family homes for sale, nearly triple the count from just six months earlier. With the increased…

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From panoramic views to local paths, check out our top hiking trail picks and learn where to get picnic supplies for your next outdoor adventure in Park City.

The Armstrong Trail 

This moderate trail is known for stellar views of Park City, wildflowers, and towering native trees. Start at the Silver Star Lift, choose between two short loops, head up the mountain, and connect to the popular Spiro Trail. Depending on your chosen route, expect a 3-5-mile hike. Along the way, there are plenty of areas to stop and enjoy the wildflowers while enjoying some hiking nosh. 

Mid-Mountain Trail 

Mid-Mountain Trail is one of the most versatile trails in Park City. With multiple entry points and up to 23 miles of hikeable terrain, this trail offers a…

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THE EXPERIENCE

Revel in the spirit of the French Guinguettes. Taking inspiration from the summertime open-air drinking establishments that sprung up on the outskirts of Paris in the 18th century, the Goldener Summer Market features inspired light bites by Chef Nicolas, a unique menu of drinks, fun outdoor games and live music. Hike any of the hundreds of miles of high-altitude trails, then continue the fun down at the market, situated in the outdoor patio area of the Goldener Hirsch Restaurant, near the main entrance of Silverlake Express chairlifts.

  • $35 entrance fee includes passed hors d'oeuvres and live music by Utah bands
  • Goldener Summer Market launches in tandem with the opening of the Deer Valley Mountain chairlifts…
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