Park City Weekend Agenda: August 2–4

Giddyup for two county fairs, the 50th Park City Kimball Arts Festival, all manner of musical entertainment, and more.

By Vanessa Conabee July 31, 2019

All Weekend Long


Park City Kimball Arts Festival celebrates 50 years this weekend. In honor of the milestone, Summit County residents receive free access to the festival with local I.D.

Park City Kimball Arts Festival 

Friday, 5–9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. @ Historic Main St.

Incredible art, food, drinks, and live music come together on Main St. to create one of the top-ranked festivals in the country—with proceeds benefitting arts education and free exhibits for the community all year long. Visit the “Creation Station” to create a memorable Arts Fest souvenir, rock out to over 30 bands on 3 stages, sample scrumptious offerings from a wide variety of food trucks, lounge in a spirit garden, and peruse over 13 different categories of visual arts from over 200 different artists.  This year, in honor of the festival's 50th anniversary, Summit Country residents are free (with local I.D.). Non-residents are $15 at the gates.  Children 5 and under free.

Wasatch County Fair

Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.–9 p.m. @ Wasatch County Fairgrounds

Don’t miss poultry and livestock exhibits, country cooking, pageantry and carnival fun at the last weekend of the Wasatch Country Fair.

Stand Up Comedy

Friday–Saturday, 8 p.m @ The Egyptian Theatre

No subject is off-limits to hilarious headliners Dwight Slade and Carla Collins. Beer available to those 21+. Under 18 not admitted without parent or guardian.

Flying Ace All-Stars Aerial Show

1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays @ The Utah Olympic Park

Prepare to be amazed by the gravity defying stunts of the Flying Ace All-Stars, a half-hour choreographed spectacle featuring Olympians, National Team members, and rising stars as this coordinated collaboration of athletes take flight on skis and snowboards.

Indoor Climbing Wall

Saturday and Sunday, 1-3 p.m. @ Swaner EcoCenter

Kids of all ages can find fun at Swaner EcoCenter’s indoor climbing wall—and a host of eco-friendly exhibits to peruse when they need a breather. Harnesses supplied; please wear shoes with covered toes. Free for members; Fee for non-members. 

Friday, August 2

Summit Yoga Series

9 a.m.–10 a.m. @ Montage Deer Valley

Settle in for complimentary yoga and guided meditation on the Montage lawn. All levels welcome, with yoga mats provided. Space is limited, reservations necessary to attend.  In the event of rain, yoga will be cancelled.  To RSVP, call (435) 604-1400 or visit

"Life Animated," part of the Sundance Film Series, screens outdoors at City Park this Friday.

Sundance Film Series Life Animated Screening

Dusk @ City Park

Bring your favorite movie treats, cozy pillows and blankets, and set up camp in City Park for this heartwarming documentary about Owen Suskind, an autistic boy who finds a voice through Disney movies.  Free.  Come at 7:30 for an array of delicious desserts for purchase from Last Course Dessert Studio.  Parking is limited—bike, walk, or take public transit. In the event of inclement weather, the film will be moved to The Ray Theatre, 1768 Park Avenue.

An Intimate Evening with Kristen Chenoweth with the Utah Symphony

7:30 p.m. @ Deer Valley’s Snow Park Amphitheater

Chenoweth brings memorable songs and show tunes from Wicked, Glee and more in an exciting  performance with the Utah Symphony.  Picnics, blankets, and chairs (on west side of general admission lawn, no higher than 9” from the ground) welcome. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Lost in Bourbon

8 p.m. @ O.P. Rockwell

High energy performance and great songwriting kicks off Arts Fest after Dark. 21+ Tickets start at $10.

Saturday, August 3

Saturday Morning Nature Walk

8:30–10 a.m. @ Swaner EcoCenter

Discover the Swaner Preserve with a guided nature tour, navigating the wetlands while learning about the diverse plant and animal species found in its grasses and waters.  Keep your eyes peeled for an abundance of birds, elk, and perhaps a nesting sandhill crane. Free for Swaner members; fee for non-members.

Summit County Fair

5–9 p.m. @ Summit County Fairgrounds in Coalville

Enjoy the best part of the Fair—the Fare! Fairground food booths offer everything from hand-battered chicken to street tacos to Navajo tacos, gourmet ices, and fresh corn on the cob.  Quench your thirst with a beverage from the spirit garden. And be sure to reserve your tickets for the Demolition Derby, starting at 7 p.m.


8 p.m. @ O.P. Rockwell 

This feel-great music rooted in folk, country, classic rock and psychedelia (think Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers) continues Arts Fest after Dark. 21+ Tickets start at $20.

Sunday, August 4

Beethoven Festival

4:30 p.m. @Temple Har Shalom, 3700 Brookside Court

Acclaimed pianist Pamela Palmer Jones, Clarinetist Russell Harlow, and Violist Leslie Harlow performing an all-Beethoven program. Arrive at 4:30 p.m. to enjoy a delectable buffet of gourmet cheeses, fruit and wine before the concert and during intermission. Tickets are $45 per person. Tickets are $45 per person.

Patrick Ryan

7-10 p.m. @ The Spur Bar & Grill

Patrick Ryan covers old favorites and new, bringing a great time to every performance. 21+

Ongoing Summer Fun

Utah Olympic Park Summer Attractions

From learning about the Utah Olympic Park’s unique sporting heritage in the free museum to taking a ride-of-a-lifetime on the summer bobsled experience, Utah Olympic Park offers activities for all. The park’s summer experiences include the extreme zip line, zip line tour, alpine slide, drop tower, adventure courses and scenic chairlift rides. Hours 10 a.m.–6 p.m. daily. The Flying Ace All-Star Freestyle shows start June 22.

Park City Mountain Summer Activities 

Check out a variety of adventures for guests of virtually any age. Hold on for the drops and turns of the alpine coaster, discover the mountain’s hiking and biking trails, or watch your family reach new heights in the Adventure Park. Golf is in full swing at the Canyons, too.

Deer Valley Resort

Scenic chair lift rides and lift-serviced hiking and mountain biking, afternoon e-bike tours, live music and delectable dining. 

Park City Museum 

Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Sunday, noon–6 @ Park City Museum

Explore Park City’s rich mining history through interactive and educational exhibits that take you into a mine shaft and old-time jail. Children can complete a “Park City History Detectives” activity, digging deeper into the past.

For more events and up-to-date happenings around town, check out our event calendar.



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