Mud Season is Here!


All three Park City resorts are closed but will reopen for summer operations after Memorial Day. It makes sense that some of your fave dining spots nearby also take the shoulder season off. But if you do want to eat in Park City sooner rather than later make sure to call ahead before driving all the way up to Main Street just to find the ‘CLOSED’ sign out. The good news is that when they do reopen there will be plenty of two-for-one coupons available. Ask locals, they know who’s got the deals and pick up a Park Record newspaper for printed coupons.

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Closed Through May 6:

Blind Dog, Good Karma

 

Closed May 5-19:

High West Distillery, Mustang, Shabu,

 

Closed until the end of May:

350 Main, Reef’s, Flanagan’s, Wahso, Prime Steakhouse, Silver

Closed until the end of June:

The Farm, Talisker on Main

The summer season kicks into gear when Park City Mountain Resort opens May 24. Lounge on the plaza in the cool breeze, try the alpine slide, zipline or alpine coaster, lift-served mountain biking and hiking or even challenge the family to a round of mini-golf.

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Deer Valley Resort opens June 15 for lift-served hiking and mountain biking. Deck dining at Royal Street Café in Silver Lake Village is one of my favorite summer activities along with the outdoor concerts at Snowpark Lodge.

There are the free Wednesday-night concert series sponsored by Grand Valley Bank Community Concert Series starting June 19,  the Deer Valley Music Fest (ie Utah Symphony Outdoors) June 29, July 6, July 12-13, July 19-20 (Steve Martin and the Indigo Girls, relatively), August 2,3,9,10; and the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Outdoor Concert Series July 4, 15 (Los Lobos and Bruce Hornsby), August 4, 17 & 24 (Lyle Lovett and Jewel!), 31 (One Republic/Sara Bareilles).

When Canyons Resort opens June 7, lift-served mountain biking and hiking, the best zip lining in the state, catch and release trout fishing, pedal boating, and putting golf. Expect free, world-class concerts from the likes of JJ Grey & MOFRO, The English Beat and the Ben Miller Band that draw thousands of stoked visitors. July 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.

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