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It's officially spring on the Wasatch Back, which means two-for-one entrees, Running with Ed, and mountain biking. While May can be a bit quiet, locals can find dining coupons, take tours at Red Butte Gardens, and make the most of uncrowded trails. The Egyptian Theatre has a great line up this month as does the Park City Film Series. Here are some events to check out: 

All Month Park City Film Series

May 5-6 Stand-Up Comedy at the Egyptian Theatre

May 18-20 Hot Tuna at the Egyptian Theatre

May 20 Running With Ed

May 23 Jethro Tull at Red Butte Gardens

May 26 Park City Gallery Stroll 

Beyond Park City, Heber Valley boasts fishing, horseback riding, new restaurants, and dry trail systems in full bloom. Make the most of

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The winding down of the ski season brings celebrations of all sorts, including the annual pond skimming contest, spring gruv concert series, and resort Easter hunts. Between the Eccles Center, Egyptian Theatre, and Ballet West, it's also a great time to be a culture vulture. Here are a smattering of events not to be missed. 

Spring Gruv 4/2-4/9: Running all week long at Park City Mountain, Spring Gruv is the culmination of the ski season and includes entertainment of all sorts. Laugh till you hurt at the annual pond-skimming contest (4/8 at Red Pine Lodge), which features costumed teams and individuals launching off ramps in glorious attempts to float across the Red Pine pond on skis. The comedy concludes with a free live concert at

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RECAPPING A RECORD SEASON

2017 was one for the books. Consistent powder storms flurried down all season, leading to deep bases at the resorts and several days of over-the-head snow for skiers and boarders. All 14 Utah resorts made the most of the winter, and skier visits are up across the state. Park City in particular celebrated the precipitation with locals and visitors alike coming off the slopes with grins and high-fives. Both Park City Mountain and Deer Valley report the highest number of ticket sales...ever. As the town continues to strategize around responsible growth, we're glad folks from around the world came here to taste our found-nowhere-else lifestyle. 

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March is one of Park City's busiest months, with Park City Mountain's annual Spring Gruv, which culminates in the pond-skimming contest (April 4th) and leads with a variety of free outdoor concerts. From the Egyptian Theatre to the Eccles Center, our mighty mountain town offers world class music, film, and speakers. Don't miss out on this month's line up. 

All Month Park City Film Series

All Month Park City Mountain Spring Concert Series

3/2-3/4 Pure Prairie League at the Egyptian Theatre

3/3-3/4 Red White and Snow Event for the National Ability Center

3/4 Lidia Yuknavitch at the Eccles Center 

3/9 Elephant Revival at Park City Live

3/9-3/12 Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone at the Egyptian Theatre

3/11 Ashlee K Thomas Band

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The 2017 Sundance Film Festival starts the 19th, and we’ve got our cameras ready to snap shots of all those famous folk who are mingling outside the places we usually buy coffee. While Sundance brings film, art, and culture, it can also be a bit of a nuisance…especially if you have a car to park. Here are some tips to enjoying the fest and avoiding the hassle.

If you can, ditch the car.

It’s impossible to drive, park, buy gas, etc… during Sundance. For fun, we recommend renting a fat tire bike at White Pine Touring. It facilitates travel, allows you to people watch, makes you feel really good about reducing your carbon footprint, and it’s fun!  Or, utilize Park City’s extensive bus system. While it is possible to walk between many of the

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NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS

All Month Park City Film Series

11/1-11/12 IBSF Bobsled and Skeleton Series

11/4 Live PC Give PC

11/4-11/6 44th Annual Park City Ski and Snowboard Swap

11/11-11/12 Ririe Woodbury Dance Co at the Egyptian Theatre

11/12 KPCW Annual Main Street Music Crawl

11/15-11/19 IBSF Para Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup 

11/18-11/26 Little Shop of Horrors at the Egyptian Theatre

11/18 Opening Day At Park City Mountain Resort 

11/18-12/3 Giving Tree Festival

11/25 Park City Gallery Stroll 

11/26 Electric Parade and Festivities

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With the first snows of the season already in the books, the 2016-2017 ski season is just around the corner. It's time to seriously plan for your ski vacation and think about passes and gear. Park City's resort landscape continues to evolve under the tremendous leadership of both Vail Resorts and Deer Valley. With Park City's record-setting 7,300 acres of terrain and Deer Valley's time-and-again award winning service, there's a lift, trail, resort, and ski vacation type for you. Below is breakdown of Park City's resorts and their pass options. 

Park City Mountain Resort

Famed for its world-renowned owner and operator, Vail Resorts, this newly evolved resort looks shiny and new with improved restaurants, evolving bases, and its incomparable

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The convergence of Utah’s lauded business climate and tech business ecosystem, have brought a new energy to Utah beyond its world-famous tourist attractions such as its five national parks and world class ski resorts.

UTAH’S ACCOLADES

#1 BEST STATE FOR BUSINESS (Forbes Magazine, 6x winner)

#1 PRO BUSINESS STATE (Fortune Magazine)

#1 TOP STATE FOR BUSINESS (Forbes Magazine, 3x winner)

#1 STATE FOR SMALL BUSINESS (Pew Center for Research)

#1 BEST BUSINESS CLIMATE (WSJ)

#1 TECH CONCENTRATION & DYNAMISM (Wired Magazine)

With this foundation of pro-business support from state leadership, Utah has attracted some of the leading companies in the world including: Delta, eBay, Skullcandy, Goldman Sachs, Adobe, American Express, Boeing,

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5/27-5/28 Utah Junior High School State Rodeo Finals at Wasatch Event Center

6/1-6/4 Utah High School Rodeo Finals at Wasatch Event Center

6/3 Commemorative Air Force Swing Dance at Heber City Airport

6/4 Free Fishing Day at Wasatch Mountain State Park

6/4 National Trails Day at State Parks

6/16 Heber City's Farmer's Market on Main Street

6/17-6/18 Ragnar Relay Running Series

6/25 Wasatch Chevy's "Back to the 50's" Car Show Main Street

7/4 Homestead Old Fashion 4th of July 

7/14-7/16 IRHA Intermountain Reining Horse Association at Wasatch Event Center

7/16 Fire on the Water at Jordanelle

7/30 Wasatch County Demolition Derby at Wasatch County Events Complex

8/5-8/6 Utah Commemorative Airforce Classic Car Show at Heber

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Bob Wheaton & Bill Rock on how their respective resorts and the city all work as one

>From Park City Municipal News

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Park City Municipal Community News Interview Park City Municipal Corporation: Our three entities—the two resorts and the city government—are part of one ecosystem. How do the two of you work together?

Bill Rock: Bob has been an incredible partner, and I’d like to thank him personally. He’s been very helpful in introducing us to the Park City community, at both the personal and company levels. This is what makes Utah skiing really special: everybody sees the big picture and understands that when we all do well we all do well. Bob has been a fantastic proponent of this, and it’s been great working together.

Bob Wheaton: Well,

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