MAIN STREET: THE HOME OF PARK CITY’S TOP SUMMER EVENTS

PARK CITY, Utah (June 4, 2013) — 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 host music performances, arts festivals, outdoor dinner parties and much more.

“We’ll have an event to match every age, interest and taste,” said Historic Park City Alliance executive director Alison Butz. “We’re excited to once again welcome thousands of tourists and local residents to Main Street this summer.”

The summer calendar of events includes:

Park Silly Sunday Market — June 9, 16, 23, and 30; July 7, 14, 21 and 28; Aug. 11, 18, and 25; and Sept. 2, 8, 15 and 22. - 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. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

www.parksillysundaymarket.com .

Summer Gallery Strolls — June 28, July 26, Aug. 30 and Sept. 27 - 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 22 - 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. 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 — July 4 - 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 12 - 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

Triple Crown Softball Parades — July 22 - Two parades take to Main Street for Triple Crown Softball. The first week’s parade on July 15 will be held on upper Main Street, and the second parade July 22 will take place on lower Main Street. Each runs from 6 to 7 p.m. www.triplecrownsports.com

Classic Car Show — July 27 - 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.

Park City Kimball Arts Festival — Aug. 2, 3 and 4 - 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. 11 - The pro race returns, with the sixth and final stage taking place in Park City. www.tourofutah.com/the-race/2012-tour.

Miner’s Day Celebration — Sept. 2 - 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

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HISTORIC PARK CITY: 'THE MAIN ATTRACTION'

With a thriving business district that boasts more than 250 shops, 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 Park City Mountain Resort on one side and Deer Valley 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.

For more information on Historic Park City Business Alliance, visit the web at www.historicparkcityutah.com.

 

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