Elite cyclists zoom through Park City this weekend. Key spectator stops (and celebrations) are the Canyons Village on Saturday for Stage 5 and Main Street for the final leg on Sunday.

All Weekend Long


Tour of Utah

Friday–Saturday @ Park City

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is an epic seven-day, world-class professional cycling race along some of the most scenic highways and byways of Utah. Saturday’s Stage 5 Event starts at 2:30 p.m. and finishes at 5:45 p.m. at Canyons Village at Park City Mountain, while Sunday’s Stage 6 Event starts at 12:30 p.m. and finishes at 3:45 p.m. on 250 Main St. Activities, such as an expo and kids' races round out the celebration before, after, and during the event. Free. tourofutah.com

Barefoot in the Park

Friday–Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday at 6 p.m. @ The Egyptian Theatre

This classic romantic comedy provides a window into the lives of a pair of newlyweds navigating married life in a tiny walkup apartment in Manhattan. Tickets start at $19.  parkcityshows.com

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. utaholympiclegacy.org

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. swanerecocenter.org 

Friday, August 16

KPCW Annual Back Alley Bash

5-9 p.m. @ Town Lift Plaza

Join KPCW for a free community appreciation party and enjoy live music, kids’ entertainment and more. Food and beverage available for purchase with all proceeds benefiting KPCW. kpcw.org

Gone West featuring Colbie Caillat

7:30 p.m. @ Eccles Center

Caillat dazzles with her pop-infused country band Gone West, comprised of fiancé Justin Young, longtime songwriting partner Jason Reeves and his wife, singer-songwriter Nelly Joy. Caillat’s Malibu Sessions Tour sold out The Eccles Center last time the quartet stopped in town. This performance features songs from their newly-released EP, “Tides,” as well as favorites from Caillat’s catalog. Tickets start at $49. parkcityinstitute.org

Gone West, featuring Colbie Caillat, performs at The Eccles Center on Friday.

Stephen Beus in Concert

7:30-9:30 p.m. @ Park City Community Church

Don’t miss piano virtuoso Stephen Beus, winner of the Bachauer International Piano Competition, performing the final concert of the Beethoven Festival Summer Season. $25. pcmusicfestival.com

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 montagehotels.com

Singer Songwriter Showcase

6 p.m. @ DeJoria Center’s State Road Tavern

Tune up your instruments and join Traci Madson and Walt Evans in a singer-songwriter showcase sure to uncover the hidden treasures of music talent at the foot of the Uinta Mountains. 21+  dejoriacenter.com

Saturday, August 17

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. swanerecocenter.org

Tour of Utah

2:30–5:45 p.m. (race times) @ Canyons Village (Expo starts at 1 p.m. and music continues after the riders finish for the day)

In addition to cheering on the cyclists, Saturday’s Stage 5 event features a Lifestyle Expo at 1 p.m. and live music from the Honey Hounds at 6 p.m. Free. tourofutah.com

Improvised Fairy Tales

3–4 p.m.@ Park City Library

Park City Improv turns your favorite fairy tales on their head, creating belly-aching fun for the whole family. parkcitylibrary.org

John Butler Trio & St. Paul and The Broken Bones

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

Debut album Half the City and follow up Sea of Noise proved the John Butler Trio was more than a retro-soul band. Thoughtful lyrics, dynamic performances, and a full eight-man roster comprised of some of the best young instrumentalists in the South entails a must-see event. 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. eventbrite.com

Full Moon Challenge Course

8-10:30 p.m. @ National Ability Center

Experience this challenging obstacle course under a full moon, complete with adaptive elements featuring a high bridge wide enough for a wheelchair, a zip line without an abrupt stop (and more), so that individuals of all abilities can move past fears or barriers while building trust with members of their team or family. All participants must register. Minimum age is 8. $20. Scholarships available. discovernac.org

Sunday, August 18

Tour of Utah

8:30–10 a.m. (race times) @ 250 Main St. Park City (Expo and activities continue after the race)

Beyond cheering on the speedy cyclists, Sunday’s Stage 6 event features KUTV’s Healthy Living Expo at 11 a.m., UUH Kids Spring to the Finish at 1 p.m., community chalk art and a podium event t-shirt giveaway. Free. tourofutah.com

Patrick Ryan

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

Expect old favorites and new from this regular performer. 21+ thespurbarandgrill.com


Register Now for the National Ability Center’s Summit Challenge next Saturday, August 24, 2019. This scenic biking tour and fundraiser winds through the mountains and valleys of Summit and Wasatch counties, with multiple distance courses to choose from ranging from 16 to 100 miles, cyclists of all abilities can help raise funds for the National Ability Center’s programs and activities. To register or for more information, visit summitchallenge100.org

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.  utaholympiclegacy.org

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. parkcitymountain.com

Deer Valley Resort

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

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. parkcityhistory.org

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

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