Park City, Utah is known for its sunny days and bright blue skies, so the occasional rain showers are somewhat unexpected and can come as a surprise. Due to the area’s reputation for having endless outdoor opportunities and activities to enjoy, it’s not always easy to come up with indoor options for when the weather turns sour. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a rainy day in Park City.
CATCH A FLICK
In addition to Park City’s movie theaters, which play box office films, the Park City Film Series offers various screenings throughout town.
Everyone needs an excuse to shop! Rainy days are perfect for a little retail therapy. Grab a raincoat and head to Historic Main Street or Redstone for one-of-a-kind boutiques or, if you’re looking for brand name bargains, the Tanger Outlets are always a great option.
TREAT YOURSELF TO BRUNCH
Indulge in breakfast or brunch with friends and family at one of Park City’s unique eateries.
BOWL A STRIKE
Aside from the obvious – bowling – Jupiter Bowl offers a wide variety of fun. With a full arcade, restaurant, bar, and billiards, the whole family will be entertained for hours!
RELAX AND REJUVENATE
Kimball Art Center hosts a plethora of art classes, appropriate for all ages. Try your hand at pottery, photography, or oil painting.
LEARN ABOUT PARK CITY’S HISTORY
The Park City Museum, located on Historic Main Street, features unique exhibits highlighting the area’s mining and ski history.
SWEAT IT OUT
Facilities like Basin Recreation, Silver Mountain Sports Club, and the PC MARC (Park City Municipal Athletic and Recreation Center) offer day passes to utilize their amenities. Tennis, Pickleball, fitness classes or laps in the pool – the options are endless.
CHOOSE YOUR FUN
The South Summit Aquatic and Fitness Center, located in Kamas just outside of Park City, has a large indoor pool with large features for interactive entertainment, a leisure pool with zero depth entry, a rock wall, basketball court, and racquetball courts. Take your pick of activities!
BRUSH UP ON YOUR WHISKEY KNOWLEDGE
High West’s Distillery in Wanship, Utah, just outside of Park City, hosts tours of the facility Wednesday-Sunday. Additionally, the Old Town location also hosts tours every day. Make sure to try out the whiskeys and grab a quick bite post-tour.
HIT THE BOOKS
Not only does the Park City Library have a robust collection of books, it offers kids programs throughout the week including Lego Club and Crafternoons.