PERFORMANCE ART ADVENTURE
Adventures in Music, Film, Theater, Festivals, Immersions & More
Park City has a rich performing arts scene you won’t want to miss. This guide sets you up with a schedule of performances from singers to cinema that all ages and interests are bound to love.
Giddy Up for Christmas with “Elvira”
On December 14, the Dejoria Center in Kamas will host the famous Oak Ridge Boys on their beloved annual Christmas Tour. Don’t miss a performance by the iconic Grammy-award winners and Country Music Hall of Famers.
The music group says they love Christmas and look forward to spreading the holiday cheer to their fans every year. Get your tickets to see the singers of “Elvira” and “Bobbie Sue” and enjoy a night of fun and music. You can purchase tickets by phone at (801) 467-TIXX.
The Park City Singers is a community choir committed to the desire to sing and create enjoyment through the arts. Their selections include songs from numerous nations, cultures, religions, musical theatre, pop music and classic hits.
The group will be performing their Christmas concert on December 9 and 14 at 7pm at the Park City Community Church at 4501 Hwy 224. Tickets can be purchased here.
The Park City Film Series brings the best of independent feature, documentary, world and local cinema to the community. This December check out some holiday films presented for free at the Park City Library Building at 1255 Park Ave.
The Man Who Invented Christmas screens December1 at 4pm. This film tells the story behind the story of a Christmas Carol. Discover the magic of Dickens and how this classic character came to be.
Miracle on 34th Street is showing on December 20 at 7pm. Don’t miss a chance to watch this holiday classic on the big screen. Enjoy the story of Santa Claus and the magic of believing.
Can't make it? The Park City Film Series screens films year-round. Visit their calendar to stay in the know.
The Egyptian Theatre is an Old Town hallmark. The theatre houses a variety of acts, performances and shows every year – always with an exciting lineup. This winter check out Christmas with the Celts (December 19-20 at 8pm) for some Irish carols, dancing and classic Christmas entertainment.
Emmy-Award winning composer Kurt Bestor performs traditional holiday favorites and original music December 21-25.
Rita Coolidge performs January 17-19, with her Grammy-Award winning music as well as new favorites from her recent 18th solo album.
Check out the lineup at the Egyptian Theatre to make sure you get a memorable show on your visit.
Park City Performances
Brought to you by the Park City Institute, enjoy big city performances at the George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Center. Shows include singers and choirs, dance performances and other events. Enjoy the New Year’s Eve Celebration with Sutton Foster on December 31 or the It Gets Better Project with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus.
Check out the 2018-19 schedule here and enjoy a performance during your visit!
Cocktails + Live Music
For live music, you can’t miss OP Rockwell in Park City. This swanky Western-meets-Victorian speakeasy serves artisan cocktails in its live music hall. Situated on Main Street, O.P. Rockwell is in the bustling downtown district and always has a good show coming to its lineup.
Really dive into a story and meet authors at Dolly’s Books & Gifts on Main Street in Park City. Authors come to discuss and sign their latest works, and the events are free and open to the public. Check their schedule to see who will be visiting and make your reading list! Past authors have included James A. McLauren (Bearskin) and Kit Allowitz (Don’t Pull the Chicken Switch).
Local’s Favorite: If you’re an avid reader, you can stop by Park City Book Club at the Park City Library (1255 Park Ave). The Book Club meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 4pm. Call (435) 615-5602 to find out what they are reading.
For 10 days every January, celebrities and movie-lovers flock to Summit County for the famous Sundance Film Festival. Sundance features innovative, thought-provoking, and cutting-edge independent films submitted by filmmakers at every stage in their career. Sundance develops and inspires independent artists and brings new voices to audiences.
The Festival will take place January 24 – February 3, 2019 in Park City, with additional showings in Salt Lake City. You can purchase a festival pass, ticket package or individual tickets in advance online or take advantage of the Wait List program once the festival starts. Don’t miss a chance to rub elbows with Hollywood elites at this iconic event.
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