Holiday Music in the Mountains
From a great day of skiing to S’mores on Sunday, the Base Village at both Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Village will be entertaining guests every afternoon through January 1, 2017, mixing up funky feel-good music that span many genres and appeal to a wide audience. And here’s more music for the Holidays:
- Kurt Bestor Christmas – This much-loved and highly-anticipated tradition returns to the Egyptian Theatre Dec 22-25! Bringing the joy and sentiment of the holidays to you and your family, this Emmy-Award winning composer performs traditional holiday favorites and original music for an intimate crowd.
- Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience – It’s about touching a golden era in music. Zoso embodies Page, Plant, Bonham and Jones in their spirit, tightly-wound talent and authenticity. Performs December 26th at the Egyptian Theater
- Queen Nation at the Egyptian – The mission of the show is to carry on the musical torch and pay homage to the golden age of vintage Queen concerts. December 28-29 at the Egyptian Theater
- The Fabulous Thunderbirds – Bringing Texas Roadhouse-steeped musicianship and good time, blues-rock to the stage on December 29. Best known for their platinum certified album, “Tuff Enuff,” the T-Birds come to Park City hot on the heels of their latest release “Strong Like That.” Led by smoky-voiced Kim Wilson, the band continues to keep it real with blues and a whole lotta soul, too.
- Imagine – Remembering the Fab Four – From their convincing Liverpudlian accents and Beatles wit to their pointed boots and totally fab gear, what you’ll experience during their show is just like seeing the Beatles in concert…perhaps with less screaming! Performing Dec 30, 31 at The Egyptian.
- Alan Cumming at the Eccles – New Year’s Eve show features the penultimate master of ceremonies Alan Cumming. The Scottish and American actor is perhaps best known for his Tony award-winning role in Broadway’s “Cabaret” as well as his portrayal of the shady spin doctor/campaign manager on CBS’s “The Good Wife.” December 31 at Eccles.
Park City Family Activities for the Christmas Holidays
- Park City’s Annual Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade is a tradition as old as the resort itself. This is also one of the Resorts most special and longest-running traditions, creating a special seasonal atmosphere here on Christmas Eve. Before the actual parade, join us for the celebration starting at 5:30 pm in Park City Base Area with holiday music and holiday cheer, all free for your entire family.
- Dec 31st – New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks – The New Year’s Eve Celebration at Canyons Village kicks off at 3:00pm with live music and fun for the entire family! Family-friendly activities include a torchlight parade, live music and our massive fireworks display at 7:30pm.
Non-Skiing Winter Activities for all ages
For when you want to give your ski legs a break, we’ve got just as many off-slopes winter activities to enjoy. Consider the following:
- Our first pick is Utah Olympic Park – Experience Olympic history with a guided tour of Utah Olympic Park, or a walk through the Alf Engen Ski Museum and Eccles 2002 Olympic Winter Games Museum. Cap off your day at the Park with a thrilling ride on the Comet Bobsled.
- Jupiter Bowl – Fun for all ages, Jupiter Bowl has more to offer than its 16 bowling lanes. With three pool tables, an arcade, TV screens for watching your favorite sports teams, and a full-service restaurant and bar, you and your family will be entertained for hours.
- Tubing at Gorgoza Park – Kick back and give your legs a rest as you catch a lift up and tube down one of Gorgoza Park’s seven specially-designed tubing lanes. Gorgoza offers smaller, beginner lanes for the littlest members of your family, mini-snowmobile rides, and they also have evening tubing under the lights.
- Park City’s Historic District is a must for everyone, from shopping at one-of-a-kind boutiques to exploring the many art galleries, not to mention dining at one of our over 100 restaurants.
- Brush up on Park City unique mining and ski history at the Park City Museum, located on Historic Main Street.
- The Kimball Art Center offer a full lineup of workshops, programs and classes to educate artists of all ages in a wide range of mediums. Come together to explore, celebrate and cherish the creative spark that lives within us all.
- The Paint Mixer – A guided painting opportunity that requires no previous painting experience, the Paint Mixer, located on lower Historic Main Street, is entertaining, fun, and the perfect introduction to art.
- Dog Sledding is the perfect way to rest those ski legs is cruising through the countryside in a dogsled. It’s perfect for families as well as a romantic getaway for two.
- Snowmobiling offers a unique opportunity to meander through aspen meadows and pick up a bit of speed through wide open space – it’s a fun way to spend the day as a family or with a group of friends.