The holidays are just around the corner, and it's beginning to look that way in Park City. The colorful lights are up, seasonal music is playing, and the town is full of cheer as we await our holiday visitors. For those visitors who prefer activities off the slopes - have no fear! We have you covered. Check out what is happening this week in Park City.
FIL Luge World Cup and FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup
When: Friday, December 11-Saturday, December 12
Where: Utah Olympic Park and Soldier Hollow
Park City's Utah Olympic Park is the third stop on the circuit of the 2015-2016 International Luge Federation's schedule of world cup competitions. Head to Utah Olympic Park this Friday, December 11 and Saturday, December 12 for both the women's and men's races. This weekend's events also include a Holiday Festival that will be held in the lower loop of the race track from 4:30-6:30 PM on both days. Join Santa for photos, make a few holiday crafts, and enjoy a few treats from the Melty Way Food Truck. There will also be live music from a few of Park City's local favorites. For more information and a detailed schedule, visit UOP's website.
The FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup is also this weekend with ski jumping and Nordic events held at Utah Olympic Park and the Solider Hollow Nordic center in Midway. Watch as athletes test themselves during the jumping events in the morning, followed by a 10 kilometer Nordic race in the afternoon. Details can be found on the UOP's schedule of events. Photo credit: Utah Olympic Park/John Clarke
Park Silly Holiday Bazaar
When: Friday, December 11-Sunday, December 13
Where: Park City Marriott, 1895 Sidewinder Drive
For those who miss the weekly Park Silly Summer Sunday Market on Historic Main Street that we enjoy in the summer months, we have a treat for you! Enjoy a festive, holiday market indoors this weekend at the Park City Marriott during the Silly Holiday Bazaar. The Holiday Bazaar is free, and there is an on-site restaurant and bar. Santa will be in attendance, so be sure to grab a photo with him!
Santa at the Fieldhouse
When: Saturday, December 12 from 3:30-6:00 PM
Where: Basin Recreation
Santa has a busy weekend ahead! In partnership with Newpark Town Center, Basic Recreation is again hosting its Santa at the Fieldhouse event. Bring the whole family for a free photo opportunity on Santa's lap, enjoy a bounce house, and plenty of arts and crafts. Basic Recreation asks for a toy/food donation to benefit the Park City Christian Center, or a $5/family fee collected at the entrance. Photo credit: Basin Recreation
For a complete list of things to do this week in Park City, be sure to check out our events page.