Fall is a beautiful time to visit Park City, Utah. As our lush Summer greens transform into a kaleidoscope of Fall colors, the town lights up with excitement for outdoor recreation and events with a stunning natural backdrop. The crisp weather is perfect for exploring the mountains, strolling Historic Main Street, or relaxing by a fire. Here is a list of our favorite things to do in Park City in the fall.
Attend an Outdoor Market
Located at Park City Mountain Village near the First Time Lift and Silver King Lot, the Farmers' Market features local purveyors every Wednesday from 12:00-6:00 PM through October 16th.
Each Sunday, the Park Silly team shuts down lower Main Street and throws a big party. There are over 150 vendors weekly, with a variety of clothing, gourmet foods, art, kids’ activities, snack foods, sustainable products, farmers and more. Live music and performances go on throughout the day, allowing you to enjoy the entertainment and a beverage in the beer garden. The vendors and performers change weekly, so no two Park Sillies are exactly the same, making it a unique experience every week.
Events in Town
Park City also offers a wide variety of autumn events including. Visit our website for our full events calendar.
Park City, Utah is the perfect place for a hot air balloon festival and every September, a weekend is set aside to appreciate these colorful giants during Autumn Aloft. To help you plan your visit, here are some Tips for Attending Autumn Aloft.
In the mountains of Park City lies the biggest little music festival you don’t want to miss. This is the story of what happens when good friends, Grammy-winning songwriters, and the “best small city in America,” collide to create an incredible music experience. The Park City Songwriter Festival was started to honor the art of songwriting while interacting with the legendary writers who craft them.
Raise your glasses for Park City’s 4th annual Shot Ski Event, hosted by Park City Sunrise Rotary Club and High West Distillery. Participants will line Park City’s Historic Main Street to throw one back on Saturday, October 12 at 2 p.m. In 2018, the communal shot ski used 484 skis end to end totaling 2,257 feet in length in order to serve 1,275 people. This year, the event invites 1,310 shot-takers to break Breckenridge’s record set in January 2019 of 1,299 participants and 450 skis.
Whether you are a full-fledged foodie or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite at the Park City Wine Festival. There is something for everyone – from food and wine tastings to seminars and luncheons, to outdoor adventures with food & wine influences, there are tastes and temptations at every turn.
Howl-O-ween on Main
Tricks aside, Halloween on Historic Park City's Main Street was named one of the top Halloween celebrations in the country by Travel and Leisure magazine and for good reason! When you combine two and four-legged costumed creatures with gourmet treats and maybe a few tricks you have a one-of-a-kind celebration.
Tours and Tastings
Test Your Tastebuds and Blind Taste With a Sommelier
It's not a secret that there are plenty of places to get a great glass of wine in Park City. However, there is only one place in Utah with a wine collection this varied that offers a blind tasting with a certified Sommelier. For those new to wine, this will be a fun and unique learning experience. For those who are passionate about wine, the Blind Tasting is an amazing opportunity to talk about wine and test your skills!
Enjoy a Progressive Dinner with Park City Food Tours
The Park City Food Tour is a progressive dinner and guided walking tour throughout old town Park City, stopping at one of a kind restaurants, monuments, and historic buildings. Tours allow visitors and locals alike to go beyond the usual mountain town activities and experience Main Street Park City more intimately by incorporating the senses of taste, touch, and smell, as well as exploring the colorful history and atmosphere. For more details and information, read about our experience on the tour.
Explore Park City with Fun Outdoor Activities
Get outside and enjoy the fresh, crisp Fall air. Our historic mountain town can take you from enjoying a concert under the stars to racing down one of our hundreds of miles of mountain biking trails in the same day. And the same goes for hiking, hot air ballooning, fly fishing, horseback riding, river rafting and any number of recreation activities that will get your heart racing and your desire for Park City family fun satisfied. For a few ideas, check out this list of things to do.