Park City’s premier summer events return to Historic Main Street this season. The 0.8-mile stretch of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants will be Park City's top destination for music performances, festivals, wine tastings, parades and outdoor dinner parties.
The summer calendar of events includes:
Locals’ Thursdays — Thursdays through June 21
Free parking on Main Street every Thursday and great deals offered by area shops, restaurants and galleries.
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; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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.www.parksillysundaymarket.com
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
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
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. Main Street closes at 9:30 a.m. www.parkcityrotary.org