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What’s Happening in Park City this Summer

Categories: Deer Valley Resort, iTrip Park City, Park City, Park City Mountain Resort, Summer Activities, Utah Olympic Park, What's Happening in Park City

Planning a trip to Park City this summer? Be sure to read this helpful resource to stay up-to-date with what is happening in Park City. Park City has seen a large influx of vacationers booking 30+ day stays this summer. With so many jobs becoming virtual as a result of the Pandemic, folks have the flexibility to work from anywhere. What better way to escape congestion than heading up to a mountain city with all the modern conveniences of many urban areas. 

General Housekeeping 

Effective June 27th – Sept 1st, 2020, Face coverings are required to be worn in all publicly accessed indoor spaces or queuing for publicly accessed indoor establishments in Park City. This includes all small businesses, workout facilities and rec centers. Face coverings may be removed in a restaurant once guests are seated. Face coverings are also required outdoors by groups larger than 50. Law enforcement’s approach to enforcement is education first. For additional information regarding the Face Covering Order, click here

Summer Activities

The following attractions are open for summer activities, with slight adjustments from years past to accommodate social distancing standards. 

Deer Valley Resort is open for daily summer operations. Lift-served mountain biking, hiking and scenic chairlift rides, rentals, lessons, lodging operation, Deer Valley Grocery~Café, Royal Street Café, The Silver Lake Snack Shack, Main Street Signatures store, and meetings and special occasions are all open for summer operations. Please note: All summer chairlift operations will begin at Snow Park. The Ticket Office, Rental Shop and Signatures store located at Silver Lake will not be open this summer.

Lift-served activities are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily through September 7th, then Saturdays and Sundays only through September 20th, 2020. Guests are encouraged to pre-purchase lift tickets online as Deer Valley Resort is operating with limited on-mountain capacity. Day of tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Click here for Summer Lift Pass pricing, parking information and the COVID-19 Operations Notice. 

Park City Mountain Resort is open for summer activities Thursday-Sunday till September 7th, 2020. Activities include: Alpine Slide, Mountain Coaster, Lift-served Mountain Biking and Scenic Lift Rides. Please note: All summer chairlift operations are run through Payday and Crescent. Canyons Village will not be open for lifts or summer activities. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office. Click here for information regarding pricing. 

Hours of operations:

Monday-Wednesday – Closed 

Thursday-Saturday 10a-8p 

Sunday 10a-7p.

Click here for more information regarding Summer Lift and Activity Status at Park City Mountain Village. 

Utah Olympic Park was built for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Utah Olympic Park is located in Park City, Utah. The nearly 400 acre venue houses one of only four sliding tracks in North America, six Nordic ski jumps, a 2002 Winter Games museum, and a multitude of adventure activities. 

Summer activities currently open through July 31st, 2020 include: Alpine Slide, Extreme Tubing, Summer Extreme Zipline, Summer Freestyle Zipline, Summer Discovery Ropes Course, Nordic Chairlift and Free Museums. The attractions can be experienced a la carte or through two pass options. 

The Trackside Pass includes use of the Airbag Jumps, Canyon Adventure Course and Summit Adventure Course during a two-hour block. Click here for hours, course requirements and to book your pass. 

The Jumpside Pass includes use of Extreme Tubing, Alpine Slide, Extreme Zip Line, Freestyle Zip Line and the Discovery Course during a two-hour block. Click here for hours, course requirements and to book your pass. 

Park City is offering Pedestrian Only Sundays on Main Street through September 6th. We haven’t seen this special feature since the 2002 Olympic Games! Shops, cafes and restaurants are expanding into the street to welcome visitors to the district. On-street merchant activation (dining, shopping, and experiences) will vary each week. Remember to bring and wear your face coverings when appropriate. Cars are prohibited on the street from 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Click here for more details from Historic Park City Utah regarding Car-Free Sunday. 

The weather is warming up in Park City. A couple ideas to stay cool while enjoying the sun include the Jordanelle State Park and PC Marc Aquatic Center. Click here for additional Summer Activities for families and couples alike! 

Dining & Grocery Services

You’ll surely be famished from all of your adventuring in Park City. Click here for a helpful guide to find restaurants offering dine-in service, curbside pick up and deliver. Prefer to cook at home? Click here for a helpful guide for services offering grocery delivery in Park City. 

Traveling to Park City? Consider booking with iTrip Park City. With 75+ properties, 9 years of property management experience, and industry-leading tech; you’re sure to find something fantastic that suits your needs. iTrip Park City follows a strict protocol consistent with CDC guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting each property under our care. Click here to view iTrip Park City’s cleaning SOP.

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Fun Summer Activities in Park City for Families and Couples

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Bright yellow sunflowers up close to show fun summer activities to do in Park City

Summer is here! Park City provides the perfect scene for a week-long or weekend getaway for families and couples alike. Find fun summer activities in Park City for families and couples. Your usual summer plans may be put on hold for this year so come and make new memories in the mountains!

Alpine slide at Park City to show summer activities in Park City for families and couples.

Thrill-seekers – seek no further, Utah’s longest mountain coaster opens July 2nd! If the Mountain Coaster is too extreme try the Alpine Slide! Fun for all ages! Click here for tickets and updated reopening dates.

 Also opening July 2nd is the Kids Ropes Course and Zipline at Park City Mountain. Providing kid-size challenges on the ropes course and kid-size thrills down the zip line! Perfect for an activity for all the kids in your family, closed-toe shoes required!  

Looking to beat the heat? Park City offers several water sports and swimming options. Enjoy a day in the pool at the MARC Aquatic Center, have fun on the water slide and water playground! Click here for tickets. 

Jordanelle Lake in the summer showing things to do in the summer.

Prefer freshwater swimming, no problem! Visit the scenic Jordanelle Reservoir and plan to stay the whole day. You can rent a kayak or give paddleboarding a try. The Jordanelle Reservoir has everything you need to enjoy the day on the water. The marina is located in Jordanelle State park, while you are there you could also spend time on hiking trails or enjoy an afternoon of bird watching. On the eastern side of the park is the Rock Cliff Recreation Area, here you will find elevated boardwalks, interpretive tour guides across wetlands and rivers. 

One of Utah’s most unique water experience is a dip in the Homestead Crater. The Crater is a geothermal spring, hidden within a 55-foot tall, beehive-shaped limestone rock located on the Homestead property. Crater reservations can be made by phone for more information you can view their website here. This Crater is by far one my favorite fun summer activities in Park City for families and couples! 

Up close of fishing pole with a person's hand holding the fishing pole. Used to show that fishing is a great summer activity.

Take in the calm evening waters of the Deer Valley Ponds with a free fly casting lesson and tips from experts. Bonus points if you have your own rod, a limited number of rods will be provided. Once you have mastered casting there are many other fly fishing opportunities in Park City’s rivers. Head to where the Provo River carves right through the Heber Valley and rolls down Provo Canyon.

Summer brings excitement back to the hills of Park City, once the snow has melted visitors have access to over 90 hiking trails! Many family-friendly hikes and opportunities to learn about the history of Park City. Try a guided hike to a silver mine with a local tour guide, learn all about the silver mining town that Park City once was and how it became the world-famous ski destination. 

Black and white train with steam coming from the engine.

The historic Heber Valley railroad provides a great opportunity for families to ride the rails as they did in 1899. Looking for a themed outing, the Heber Creeper offers many themed rides including a fun Harry Potter Themed Wizard’s Train. Throw on your cloak, grab your wand, and enjoy the ride! Don’t miss the train on your list of fun summer activities in Park City for families and couples. 

You will definitely work up an appetite engaging in any of these activities, treat yourself to some local fare, and a beautiful drive out to Midway. Dairy Keen has been famous for its hand-dipped shakes, burgers, and fries since 1946! 

For a list of Dine-in restaurants click here. Alternatively, if you’re looking for something quick and easy, there’s nothing easier to eat on the go than a slice of pizza. Give Davanza’s a try! (We highly recommend a slice of the House Special.) Located right off Main St. in downtown Park City, take your slice and head over to Town Lift Plaza. If you have little ones with you there is lots of space for them to run! Click here to view their menu.

Travel to Park City soon to enjoy these fun summer activities in Park City for families and couples before winter arrives!

Hot tub overlooking green grass and the sun setting against the mountains.

Are you planning to vacation in Park City in the near future? Consider booking with iTrip Park City. With 75+ properties, 9 years of property management experience, and industry-leading tech; you’re sure to find something fantastic that suits your needs. iTrip Park City follows a strict protocol consistent with CDC guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting each property under our care. Click here to view iTrip Park City’s cleaning SOP. 

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Stay tuned for future posts including Summer activities that will keep you entertained in a safe fashion during your stay, and feature property highlights to help you decide which property best checks your boxes.  

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