Liza's Favorite Summer Events in Park City & Surrounding Areas

Liza's Favorite Summer Events in Park City & Surrounding Areas
Welcome to summer in Park City! As we usher in the summer solstice with all the rain that we've had in May and June, plus all the melting snow, the mountains are a luscious green and all of the blooming wildflowers are stunning. Park City and our surrounding areas host lots of outdoor activities, festivals, concerts and community events throughout the summer season. Read on for Liza Story's extensive list of the best things to do in Park City in the summer.
 

Retreats & Workshops

WILD WOMAN TRIBE TRANSFORMATIONAL HORSE & YOGA RETREAT

September 6-10, 2023 | Oakley Utah
 
Tune into your deep internal wisdom and inner wild woman supported by: Mother Nature, a herd of gentle horses & Shamanic energy medicine. This five-day transformational yoga retreat on a beautiful horse ranch in the foothills of Utah’s Uinta Mountain Range is designed to rewild you back to your power and presence led by a team of five coaches, riding the energetic vortex of the Autumn equinox. This retreat is a great way to take your first steps into self growth and transformation, or simply hit reset if you already have some self awareness and mindfulness practices. If you’re drawn to the majestic spirit of the horse, and want to learn how to energetically harness the elements in your own internal calibration and healing… This retreat is for you!
 

Markets

PARK SILLY SUNDAY MARKET

Sundays, June 4 - September 24 | Main Street, Park City Utah

Park Silly has hosted over 2.5 million people over the course of 16 years and has helped to foster / incubate over 150 small businesses. Park Silly is a FREE eco-friendly open air artist market, street festival and community forum.

 

PARK CITY FARMER'S MARKET

Wednesdays, June 7 - October 18 | Cabriolet Parking Lot, Park City Mountain Resort

The Park City Farmer's Market is held every Wednesday from 11am – 5pm. It offers a large assortment of fresh local goods from Utah Farmers and vendors, and strives to offer only the freshest and organic products.

 

SALT LAKE CITY FARMER'S MARKET

Saturdays, June 3 - October 21 | Pioneer Park, Salt Lake City Utah

The Downtown SLC Farmers Market exists to strengthen and support small local farms and businesses as they bring their products directly to the public. Our farmers and producers offer the freshest local fruits and vegetables as well as a wide variety of grass-fed meats, eggs, dairy, honey, and flora, along with the region's best locally made sauces, spreads, baked goods and culinary accoutrements.

 

DOWNTOWN FARMER'S MARKET ST. GEORGE

Saturdays, May - October | Vernon Worthen Park, St. George Utah

Over 50 vendors from all over Washington and Iron Counties bring you the best in locally grown produce, pasture-raised meats, raw cheeses, and unique artisanal products at the St. George Farmer's Market. There is live music every Saturday starting at 9:30am in the picturesque downtown park, Vernon Worthen.

 

Art & Music

UTAH ART STROLLS

Fridays | Statewide

Visit with local Utah artists, and add to your art collection at the Utah Art Strolls. Enjoy the food, music, art, and festivities that downtown Utah cities have to offer. Check the title link for detailed information of art strolls across the state.

 

RED BUTTE GARDEN OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES

May - September | Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City Utah

“Concert-goers get it all,” says Red Butte Garden concert series executive director Derrek Hanson, “panoramic alpenglow views of the mountains and Salt Lake Valley sunsets, a botanical garden backdrop, picnics on the lawn, and best of all, a diverse set of world-class artists performing in an intimate outdoor setting.”

 

KIMBALL ARTS FESTIVAL

August 2-4 | Park City Utah

For more than 50 years Park City’s historic Main Street has been home to the Park City Kimball Arts Festival. Every year roughly 1,000 professional artists from around the country apply in hopes of being selected by a blind jury to showcase their work, and more than 50,000 attendees converge on Main Street to purchase it. In fact, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival consistently ranks among the top art festivals in the country for artist sales and attendee experience.

MUSIC ELEVATED: FOREVER MIGHTY STATE TOUR

August 7-12 | Locations across Utah

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera is going on tour! Join us as we hit the road and travel more than 600 miles with FREE concerts and music education opportunities in six locations across Utah. Reserve your tickets here! Associate Conductor Benjamin Manis leads full-orchestra concerts in Huntsville, Spring City, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Teasdale, featuring two internationally acclaimed (and Utah-based!) singers. Soprano Madison Leonard and baritone Shea Owens will perform a wide collection of Broadway, opera, and American folk music—plus, hear favorites ranging from Aaron Copland’s Hoedown and Simple Gifts to John Williams’ Theme from Jurassic Park. Intimate chamber music concerts will take place in Fountain Green and Torrey.

 

CRAFT LAKE CITY

August 11-13 | Salt Lake City Utah

https://craftlakecity.com/

 

Fairs & Festivals

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

July 1-4 | Statewide

Utah celebrates America's Independence on a large scale. Click here for a comprehensive guide of events and firework shows across the state! Park City is home to the famous July 4th Parade, Fun Run and all-day festivities - be sure to find out more information here. Another celebration you won't want to miss is St. George's multi day celebration as well as the Freedom Festival in Provo.

 

UTAH COUNTY FAIR

August 2-5 | Spanish Fork Fairgrounds

http://www.utahcountyfair.org/index.php

 

SUMMIT COUNTY FAIR

August 5-12 | Coalville Utah

https://summitcountyfair.org/


OKTOBERFEST

August 12 - October 15 | Snowbird Resort, Salt Lake City Utah

https://www.snowbird.com/oktoberfest/

 

UTAH BEER FESTIVAL

August 19-20 | Salt Lake City Utah

The Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival is Utah’s largest local-centric art, music, science and technology festival. We are celebrating our 15th Anniversary with our biggest fest yet with over 350 local artisans, vintage vendors, foodies, youth entrepreneurs, performers, & STEM exhibitors over three days the second weekend of August at the Utah State Fairpark! Friday night will feature national headlining acts Warpaint, Courtney Marie Andrews, and Gable Price & Friends!

 

UTAH STATE FAIR

September 7-17 | Utah State Fairgrounds, Salt Lake City Utah

https://www.utahstatefair.com/p/thefair

 

GREEK FESTIVAL

September 8-10 | Salt Lake City Utah

Let the fun begin, OPA! Enjoy music, entertainment and food, at Utah's 2nd largest cultural festival and this year marks the 47th annual Greek Festival.

 

GREEN RIVER MELON DAYS

September 15-16 | Green River Utah

Celebrate the delicious fruit grown in this region with events at Green River Melon Days for the whole family.

 

FESTA ITALIANA

September 16-17 | The Gateway, Salt Lake City Utah

Festa Italiana is mostly a celebration of all the amazing Italian food in the Salt Lake Area - think all the pizza, pasta and cannolis you can eat! Plus entertainment, music, and lots of fun for all.

 

For more of the best things to do in Park City, Utah in the summer, contact local expert and Park City real estate agent, Liza Story.


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