There is certainly a lot to look forward to this week in Park City, especially as town gears up for their 4th of July weekend celebrations. For those who have never experienced Independence Day in Park City - it is a BIG deal. Celebrations begin Friday, July 3 and carry on through the evening of July 4. But even once the 4th of July festivities conclude, there are more Park City events and activities to look forward to.

4th of July Weekend Celebrations
July 3: Canyons Resort

3:00- 6:00 PM a professional magician will try out some of his tricks around the resort center.           
3:00-6:00 PM hop into the photo booth with your favorite patriotic outfit, accessories, and the biggest smile you can find - a fun photo op for the whole family.
3:00- 6:00 PM Hired Guns, Park City's favorite cowboys use their rope tricks, quick draw demonstrations, and audience interactions to give you a taste of the Wild West! They may even surprise you with a few tricks up their sleeves.
3:00-6:00 PM Face Painting: Get your face painted patriotically - for free!
4:00- 6:00 PM DJ at the Umbrella Bar: Join some of Park City's "resident DJs" as they some of your favorite tracks, past and present, as you sip a cool beverage on the Umbrella Bar patio.
4:00-7:00 PM Mechanical Bull: because who doesn't love a little thrill?
6:00- 8:30 PM Let the classic Utah "party band," Soulistics, treat you to some fresh, fun, and free tunes on Canyons Resort's Ski Beach. 

July 4: City Park/Town
7:00 AM
 Pancake Breakfast, City Park
8:00 AM Park City Ski Team 5k Fun Run - Call Cole Sport for more info and to register 435.649.4806
10:00 AM-5:00 PM enjoy rugby games, live music, a BBQ, and imbibes at the northern end of City Park

July 4: Historic Main Street
11:00 AM
Watch Park City's famous 4th of July Parade on Historic Main Street, which includes over 70 floats from area businesses and organizations.  Get there early to grab your viewing spot - it's a popular event and fills up quickly! We suggest parking outside of the historic downtown area and biking or taking public transport to the parade.

July 4: Park City Mountain Resort
5:30-9:30 PM
 Head to the base of Park City Mountain Resort for a free concert by the George T Gregory Band.  Please remember that no outside alcohol is allowed in the concert venue.
Dusk/9:40 PM Fireworks! Watch the sky light up as you enjoy Park City Mountain Resort's fireworks display with your friends and family.

West Side Story at Egyptian Theatre
When: July 4- July 25, 2015, 8:00 PM
Where: Egyptian Theatre
Once you wind down from 4th of July activities, purchase your tickets to see West Side Story at the Egyptian Theatre on Historic Main Street.  A moving love story on the streets of New York City, West Side Story is often described as being one of the best scores ever written - a must see in Park City! For more information and tickets please call 435.649.9371 or visit their website.

Don't forget some of Park City's favorite weekly Events:
-Sunday, July 5, 1:00 PM: Utah Olympic Park's Flying Ace All-Star Aerial Show
-Sunday, July 5 from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM: Park Silly Sunday Market on Historic Main Street
-Wednesday, July 6:00 PM: Grand Valley Bank Community Concert Series at Deer Valley Resort, featuring the Chickens
-Wednesday, July 8 12:00-6:00 PM: Park City Farmers Market at Canyons Resort

*Don't forget, one of Park City's most anticipated events of the summer, Park City Food & Wine Classic, returns Thursday, July 9 through July 12!

For a full list of Park City's calendar events, check out our website!