November brings anticipation for the holiday season to Park City residents, vacation homeowners, and tourists alike. The leaves have fallen, and soon the snow will fly, and the slopes will open.
Things really get going in December when people flood in for Christmas and the New Year celebration. Park City receives an average of over 300 inches of snow a year, and the city is busiest in January when skiers and film fans flock to the Sundance Film Festival and ski resorts.
However, November and early December are also excellent times to enjoy Park City. There are many holiday events and shopping to keep us busy before the busy winter season begins!
Outlets Park City
With over 50 retailers at Outlets Park City, you will have little problem finding something for everyone on your shopping list. The Outlets have extended their hours during the Thanksgiving/Black Friday and Christmas/New Year’s holiday.
The extended hours begin in November before the holidays and continue through December into the first week of January. You can contact specific Outlets Park City stores for holiday sale hours and other holiday events or promotions.
The Outlets will be closed on Thanksgiving Day but back open Black Friday 8:00 AM-10:00 PM and Christmas Eve 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.
Small Business Saturday
Saturday, November 27th, 2021
Enjoy the season while you Shop Small! Our small businesses of Park City are open and ready for you to come and support them as you head out to do your holiday shopping. Here is a sampling of some of our favorite small businesses to visit.
Mary Jane’s Shoe Store
Stop by Jane’s Shoe Store, which features more than just shoes. Jane’s offers trending designs with a laid-back vibe.
613 Main St Open 10 AM daily
Opening in 1972, Dolly’s Bookstore has been a stalwart of the Historic Park City Main Street community. Dolly’s has a knack for helping you find just what you have been looking for.
510 Main St. Open 7 days a week.
Alpaca International boasts of owning the finest collection of Alpaca Wool garments and accessories country-wide. These products are individually hand-made works of art crafted in Peru.
614 Main St
At the Cake Boutique, you won’t find baked goods, but you will find designer clothing, denim & accessories. Since 2008, the Cake Boutique has offered women contemporary clothing including cozy sweaters, soft tees, boots, and high-end denim. This is a premier destination for women who know style because they will find it here.
577 Main St.
Jensen & Company value and support our local businesses. We encourage you to get out and “Shop Small” at these and other local businesses on November 27th and throughout this holiday season.
North Pole Express at the Heber Valley Railroad
This 90 minute round trip to the “North Pole” is a family favorite! The trip includes sipping hot cocoa and eating Mrs. Claus’ famous chocolate chip cookies. You’ll sing classic Christmas favorites on the way and be entertained. Santa joins us for the return trip, and each child gets to interact with Santa and gets a special present.
When: November 22 to December 23, 2021
Time: See website for times.
Where: Heber City
Holiday Appetizers-Easy, Make Ahead, Look Great, Taste Great
When you’re asked to bring an appetizer to a holiday gathering, it’s great to be prepared with the recipes and knowledge to make easy and fantastic tasting treats. In this class, you’ll learn to make recipes for easy appetizers that look and taste great for casual or elegant gatherings and how to accommodate guest dietary needs.
Learn to prepare to make ahead appetizers to stash in your freezer. You’ll receive copies of all the recipes. We will focus on using seasonal ingredients to create Mediterranean flavors.
When- November 30, 2021
Time- 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where- Mindful Cuisine
Electric Light Parade and Festivities
What better way to kick off the holiday season than attending the exciting, wonderfully illuminating Electric Light Parade? This parade is free and open to the public and features a stream of glittering cars, trucks, trolleys, bicycles, and other creative modes of transportation. It’s free to enter a float or vehicle, for which you could even take home a cash prize.
Have dinner along the route to enjoy the fun with a meal. Main Street will be bustling with holiday cheer as the Christmas Tree in Miner’s Park is lit along with the Main Street lights.
Presented By: Historic Park City Alliance
Dates: December 4, 2021
Location: Park City Historic Main Street
Address: 700 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
If you’re looking for a permanent residence or a vacation home to enjoy all Park City has to offer, let Jensen and Company help you find the perfect home base. We know the community because we are part of the community.