There is a lot going on in Park City throughout the summer as it is a great place to enjoy outdoor activities, check out local events, and to cool off and breathe in the fresh mountain air. There really is never a dull moment around here, making it the perfect location to celebrate America’s independence. Explore the full July 4th festivities line-up and tips for having a safe, carefree, and happy holiday:



Independence Day celebrations kick off a day early in Park City with July 3rd festivities at Park City Mountain's Canyons Village. Family-friendly fun, including caricature artists, complimentary face painting, and live music kick off at 5:00 PM. The Number Ones, a cover band, will take the stage at 7:30 PM with hits you can sing along to from the 1950s to present. Fireworks, which close off the evening’s festivities, begin at dusk (weather permitting).


Parking is limited in the Canyons Village lot. Using free public transit, walking, or riding your bike or a Summit Bike Share e-bike is recommended.



July 4th in Park City is action-packed with fun festivities for the entire family from sunrise to sunset.


6:30-10:00 AM: 5K Fun Run hosted by Cole Sport. Pre-registration is suggested. For more information visit Cole Sport’s website or call 435.649.4806.


7:00 AM: The Park City Rotary Club will host their annual pancake breakfast in City Park.


10:00 AM-4:30 PM: Enjoy entertainment in City Park, including rugby games, live music, food, a beer garden, and children’s activities. 


10:45 AM: The 419th Fighter Wing from Hill Air Force Base will support Park City's Independence Day parade with a four-ship F-35 flyover. This marks the 30th anniversary of the 419th providing flyover entertainment across the state of Utah during the 4th of July.


11:00 AM: The annual Park City 4th of July Parade rolls down Historic Main Street, starting at 11:00 AM. The parade is a popular event, so if you want front row seats you may want to consider arriving early. Please consider riding a bike or Summit Bike Share e-bike, walking or using free public transit to get to this event, as parking will be limited in Old Town.


3:00 PM-dusk: Park City Mountain’s 4th of July celebration kicks off at 3:00 PM at their Park City Base area with family-friendly activities, a BBQ and music. The fun continues at 5:00 PM with live music by Memphis Cool on the Green Stage. The Soulistics, a well-known local band, take the stage at 7:00 PM before the city fireworks show wraps up the celebrations (weather permitting) at dusk.



The 83rd PRCA Oakley Rodeo returns again this year July 4-7. Located just outside Park City, in Summit County, the Oakley Rodeo is a favorite among area locals and visitors alike and a fun way to celebrate the Independence Day holiday. The event kicks off at 8:00 PM and tickets are still available for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (July 5-7). Fireworks cap off the rodeo each night (weather permitting). For tickets and more information about 4th of July happenings in Oakley, visit the Oakley City website.


A friendly reminder: for your safety and fire prevention purposes, please respect Park City and Summit County’s personal fireworks ban.