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Summer Fun Returns to Park City

Check out these renewed seasonal events and festivals around town and around the area.

By Anne Wallentine June 22, 2021 Published in the Summer/Fall 2021 issue of Park City Magazine

A break-dancing performance at Art on the Trails

As vaccinations increase and Covid restrictions ease, Parkites are looking forward to the return of popular events that were canceled or postponed over the past year. While some events will look different, there are plenty of opportunities for locals and visitors to get a dose of summer fun.

Park Silly Sunday Market

Sundays 10–5 pm, June 6–September 26 (except 7/25, 8/1, 8/8)
This Park City staple will be renewed in 2021 with new vendors as well as old favorites. Executive Director Kate McChesney says, “We can’t wait for the return; it’s going to be a great summer!” parksillysundaymarket.com

Summit Arts Showcase

June 18–19
The annual outdoor art market hosted by the Arts Council will return to the Red Barn in Oakley and feature local artists, food trucks, and live music. pcscarts.org

Dancers at the Latino Arts Festival

Latino Arts Festival

June 20–25
This year’s Latino Arts Festival will be dispersed throughout town, offering greater access to events that include pop-up performances during Park Silly, a fine-art show at the Christian Center, and Park City Film and Sundance screenings at the Utah Olympic Park. ccofpc.org/latino-arts-festival/

Monster Drawing Rally

July 10
The popular live drawing event will take place outdoors in July, hosted by the Kimball Art Center in the parking lot of their new space at The Yard. pcscarts.org/monster-drawing-rally

Kimball Arts Festival on Main Street

Image: Mark Maziarz

Kimball Arts Festival

August 6–8
The Kimball team is excited to return to Main Street this year with a slight reduction in artists and booths, plus two beer gardens to provide for social distancing. parkcitykimballartsfestival.org

Summit County Fair & Fine Art Show

August 7–14 & August 12–14
The Summit County Fair in Coalville offers all the traditional carnival attractions as well as an amateur and professional art show. summitcountyfair.org

Local Farmers Markets

Midway Farmers Market
Midway Town Square
Saturdays 10–2 pm, June–October

Heber Market on Main
Main Street Park, Heber City
Thursdays 6–9 pm, June 10–August 19

Park City Mountain Farmers Market
Park City Mountain Resort parking lot
Wednesdays noon–5 pm, June 2–October 27

Art on the Trails

August 28
Hikers and bikers encounter pop-up performances of music, dance, poetry, and visual art on the McLeod Creek Trail in a blending of art and nature produced by the Arts Council and Basin Recreation. pcscarts.org/art-on-the-trails

Midway Swiss Days

September 3–4
Midway’s annual heritage festival featuring traditional Swiss crafts, food, and costumes will return this fall. midwayswissdays.org

Park City Wine Festival

September 30–October 3
The Wine Festival offers multiple tasting sessions this year to provide safer, spaced-out opportunities to sample hundreds of wines, beers, and spirits along with food events and seminars. parkcitywinefest.com

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