Park City Weekend Agenda: August 23–25

Celebrate creativity and innovation this weekend with Park City Showcase of Homes and the local Art Walk; rock out to legends and rising stars; and support a handful of good causes by cycling, climbing, walking (in heels) or partying.

By Vanessa Conabee August 20, 2019

Cyclists of all abilities pedal for a cause this Saturday, as they tackle to NAC's Summit Challenge. 

All Weekend Long

Park City Area Showcase of Homes

 2 p.m.–8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Visit some of the area’s most luxurious homes in a self-guided tour that ranges from traditional mountain style to mountain contemporary, with top of the line amenities including gourmet kitchens, spa bathrooms, home theaters and custom details featuring the latest technology and architectural innovation. Tickets are $15, available online.

7th Annual Salt Lake Climbing Festival

7 a.m.–10 p.m. (or overnight camping) on Saturday; 7 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Sunday

Join area climbers for a weekend of learning, community, and camping under the stars. Local guide outfitter companies offer two-day and single-day climbing clinics in the Cottonwood Canyons, with home base at the Millicent Chalet at Brighton. All experience and skill levels welcome, especially beginners. $150 Full Weekend, $90 Single Day, $30 Saturday Night Only. Tickets include live music by the Michelle Moonshine Trio, yoga, Pilates, a silent auction, hourly raffles, games, camping, clinics, and more. No dogs please per watershed rules.

Reggae Rise Up Utah Music Festival

 noon–11 p.m. Friday through Sunday @ River’s Edge Campground in Heber

Celebrate the end of summer in the best way possible—with art, food, and great reggae music. This weekend event at the River’s Edge Campground brings a great line-up—stay for the day or camp the entire weekend.

Indoor Climbing Wall

1–3 p.m. @ Swaner EcoCenter

Kids of all ages are invited to get their climb on at the Swaner EcoCenter’s indoor climbing wall. Harnesses supplied; please wear shoes with covered toes. Free for members; Fee for non-members. 

Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals

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

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award-winning headliner Cavaliere unleashes plenty of soul—and "Good Lovin'" à la his former band's huge hit.

Friday, August 23

Rusty Tinder

7 p.m. @ O.P. Rockwell

Celebrate Rusty Tinder’s debut solo release in the intimate Rockwell Listening Room. Tinder blends a Western rawness with a Hollywood ethos dissecting love, fear and sorrow. Tickets are $15, 21+. 

Thievery Corporation with Talia Keys

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

Rock out with headliners Thievery Corporation and special guest Talia Keys under the stars of Deer Valley’s amphitheater. Picnics, blankets, and chairs (no higher than 9” from the ground) on west side of the general admission lawn section welcome. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.


7–10 p.m. @ DeJoria Center’s State Road Tavern

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of world-famous reggae stars UB40. $35. 21+

Whether seasoned climber or brand new to the crag, The Salt Lake Climbing Festival welcomes folks of all levels this weekend with clinics, yoga, music, camping, and more.

Saturday, August 24

National Ability Center’s Summit Challenge

7 a.m. @ National Ability Center

Join riders of all abilities in a fun race for a great cause as cyclists of all abilities help raise funds for the National Ability Center’s programs and activities. The race's routes meander through the scenic mountains and valleys of Summit and Wasatch counties, with courses varying from 16 to 100 miles. To register or for more information, visit

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.  $10 per person, $5 locals, free for Swaner members.

1520 Arts Hip Hop is just one of the diverse groups performing as part of the Art on the Trail event this Saturday, where the pop-up entertainment ranges from bluegrass to ballet. 

Art on the Trail

3–6 p.m. @ McCleod Creek Trail, 1285 Old Ranch Road

Experience nature and art while enjoying pop-up, creative performances on Park City’s beautiful McCleod Creek Trail (along the stretch of trail between Copper Moose Farm and Temple Har Shalom). Performances include dance, poetry, folk music, classical music, and will be scattered throughout a flat, shaded portion of the one-mile section of trail. Wear comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen. Water stations provided. Free.

Blue Sky Bash

5:30 p.m. @ Blue Sky Ranch

Celebrate open space at the beautiful Blue Sky Ranch with a catered dinner by High West Distillery, signature cocktails and whiskey tasting, auction, dancing, and revelry. Proceeds benefit Summit Land Conservancy. 21+


7:30 p.m. @ George S. & Dolores Dore Eccles Center Center

This certified Gold and 2-time Platinum Award-winning, country singer-songwriter graces the Eccles stage with signature hits (like 2015's chart-topping "Burning House") and new works.

Sunday, August 25

Avian Adventures 3

7 a.m.-9 a.m. @ Swaner Eco-Center and Preserve

Participate in the third of four birding adventures on the Swaner Preserve.  Legendary Utah Birder Kenny Frisch guides this early morning tour to view and identify local and migratory birds on the preserve.  Wear comfortable shoes or boots that can get wet, and be prepared for uneven ground.  Registration required.  $20 for non-members, $10 for members.

Walk A Mile in Her Shoes

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. @ City Park

Join the Peace House of Park City for this fun and quirky fundraiser.  Men march with signs and their favorite heels while women join alongside as blister sisters. Teams and fun costumes encouraged. $25 registration.

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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