Historic Park City Announces 2016 Summer Event Calendar


PARK CITY, UT (June 10, 2016) — Park City’s iconic summer events return to Historic Main Street this season. The 0.8-mile stretch of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants will host arts festivals, outdoor dinner parties and much more.

“Historic Park City comes to life each summer as event producers flock to our picturesque setting for one-of-a-kind events,” said Historic Park City Alliance executive director Alison Kuhlow. “We’re excited to once again welcome favorite longstanding events.”

The 2016 Summer Calendar of Events includes:

Park Silly Sunday Market — Sundays, June 5, 12, 19 and 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31; Aug. 21 and 28; and Sept. 4, 11 and 18.

Celebrating its tenth 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. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

www.parksillysundaymarket.com

Lower Main Street Block Party – June 11, 2016 from 2pm – 6pm

Event is free to the community and will include music, free food, crafts, and family fun activities! Marriott Summit Watch Plaza

Park City Museum - June 16 - August 11, 2016

"House and Home"

A traveling exhibit from the National Building Museum in Washington DC.

www.parkcityhistory.org

Savor the Summit — June 18, 2016

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. Eateries taking part in the event can choose to reserve either a 50-foot or 100-foot length of Main Street. Dinner begins at 6 p.m.

www.savorthesummit.com

Summer Gallery Strolls — June 24, July 29, Aug. 26 and Sept. 30

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. 

Fourth of July — July 4, 2016

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 Stroll — July 8, 2016

One of the signature events of the Park City Food & Wine Classic, the Stroll takes patrons on a tour of beautiful historic Main Street and downtown to mingle, nibble, and sip at a number of the great restaurants and local retailers.The event takes place from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

www.parkcityfoodandwineclassic.com

Tour of Utah — August 7, 2016

The sixth and final stage of the pro race pro race returns to Historic Park City.

www.tourofutah.com.

Park City Kimball Arts Festival — August 12 – 14, 2016

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

Classic Car Show — August 27, 2016

More than 65 classic cars will be on display on lower Main Street, between 7th and 9th streets. That portion of Main Street closes at 8 a.m., and the event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Miner’s Day Celebration — September 5, 2016

Miner’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.

www.parkcityrotary.org.

Media Contact:
Meisha Ross
Historic Park City Alliance
info@meishalawson.com
435.659.9283

HISTORIC PARK CITY: 'THE MAIN ATTRACTION'

With a thriving business district that boasts more than 250 shops, lodges, 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 Deer Valley Resort on one side and ski in, ski out access to Park City Mountain 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. www.historicparkcityutah.com

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