On The Mountain 

  • Opening Day at Park City Mountain Resort

    Late November
    Opening day at the resorts is far and away the most anticipated date on the calendar. Park City locals and travelers from around the world line up to get onto the slopes as soon as the lifts start running. Ski season usually kicks off around Thanksgiving and winds down by mid-April.

  • FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup 

    Early February
    Olympic hopefuls descend on Deer Valley each year to compete in the Freestyle Ski World Cup. Witness elite athletes tackle moguls and aerials on the same runs used during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

  • Pond Skimming

    Early April
    The hillsides aren’t green yet! This cherished annual oddity encourages the most daring and garishly dressed to skim across the freezing-cold waters of a pond dug into the base of a ski run. Hint: most of these costumed daredevils do not walk away dry. Cheer them on, laugh at their wipeouts, and stick around for the donut s’mores.

Off The Mountain 

Ice Castle at night
  • Sundance Film Festival

    Late January
    A world-renowned film festival that draws tens of thousands of cinephiles, Hollywood A-listers, and all manner of media hangers-on, the Sundance Film Festival is arguably Park City’s signature event. Take in hundreds of screenings, panels, and events throughout the festival. Make sure to bring your selfie A-game for surprise encounters with celebrities as you explore.

  • Ice Castles 

    Early January
    Get in touch with your inner Elsa and live a frozen fantasy when you visit this acclaimed interactive attraction. Created afresh each year by professional ice sculptors, this whimsical frozen castle is a fantastical luminescent escape from the mundane. Located just a few minutes from Main Street, this is an ideal destination for family fun.

  • Santa Comes Down Town Lift

    Late December
    Each December, Saint Nick descends Town Lift to bring good tidings and cheer to Park City. Spectators small and large are encouraged to bring their Christmas wish lists while enjoying hot cocoa, cookies, and carols.

Base Area

Woman enjoys apres ski at park city mountain resort
  • Silver Sky Nights

    Early December
    The excitement continues hours after the mountain shuts down for the evening! Live music, family events, and fireworks keep Canyons Village lively through the winter nights. Attendance is free and guests of all ages are invited!

  • Snowfest

    Late December 
    Your favorite holiday memories are made here in Park City. Snowfest invites one and all to celebrate the magic of the holiday season with Park City Mountain Resort. You can watch a holiday movie, listen to the carolers, pet the avalanche dogs, watch the fireworks, watch ice sculptors at work, and more!

  • Spring Gruv

    Early March
    Get in the groove with the locals and get down to live music and events at Canyons Village Base area. From wacky costumes to ski challenges for charity, the spring season has so much to offer. There’s no other event quite like the Gruv!

  • Torchlight Parade

    Late December
    On Christmas Eve, Park City’s ski and snowboard instructors—led by Santa Claus—carve down the mountain carrying brilliant torches, creating a warm, red glow that can be seen for miles. Complimentary hot chocolate is provided to warm your belly while the festive parade warms your heart.

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January 30, 2020

Written by Olivia Hutcherson

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