Why Park City for Your Next Meeting?
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After a year of going absolutely nowhere, this destination is more than just a breath of fresh mountain air. Summer or winter, the best in outdoor activities await, and eclectic dining and luxury accommodations help your attendees round out a host of perfect days.
Recent Updates to Hotels and Venues for Meetings and Events
- The Pendry Residences Park City will open in Canyons Village in November. The 150 guest rooms and suites will range from studios to four-bedroom penthouse residences and will be part of a rental pool. The expected amenities of a ski lodge will be available, including a ski valet, a state-of-the-art fitness center, arcade games in a recreation facility and the Pinwheel Kids Club. The spa will feature eight treatment rooms, there will be a rooftop pool, and groups will gather in the 3,500-square-foot and 2,250-square-foot ballrooms.
- In December, the destination welcomed the new AC Hotel Park City. The 100-room design hotel from Marriott International offers the brand’s signature amenities: European-inspired breakfast from the AC Kitchen, a relaxing atmosphere at the AC Lounge, and a variety of cocktails, craft beers and local wines at the AC Bar, which features a menu of Spanish-inspired tapas.
- Construction continues on the new $3.6 billion Salt Lake City International Airport, just 35 minutes from Park City. Parts of the first phase opened last fall; the 21 gates in the new Concourse B serve Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest and United airlines. Delta also occupies the 25 gates in Concourse A-west, including six international gates. When completed in 2024, the new facility will have 78 gates with ample seating and charging stations; a meet-and-greet area for groups; and a plaza with dining and a large window overlooking the airfield. Operations in all of the old facilities have now ceased.
- In December, the 20-room Goldener Hirsch Inn debuted 40 new elegantly designed residences, which are available for rent. The ski-in/ski-out property is mid-mountain at Deer Valley, and offers a rooftop pool deck with mountain views and the Antler Lounge, both of which can host up to 100 for an event. The Goldener Hirsch Inn Restaurant combines Old World dishes with regional Western fare. The conference center welcomes groups of up to 345 and features an outdoor patio.
- Adventurous members of your group might enjoy the new YotelPad Park City, a stylish, modular take on the slopeside-residence model. Unveiled at Canyons Village in November, the 144-condo property features a pool deck with a fire pit and fire “nooks,” LifeFitness and Peloton equipment in the fitness center, and grab-and-go meals.
- Among the area’s group properties are the 488-room Westgate Park City Resort & Spa, 290-room Grand Summit Hotel, 220-room Montage Deer Valley, 200-room Sheraton Park City, 182-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Park City – the Yarrow, 180-room Stein Eriksen Lodge, 176-unit Lodges at Deer Valley and 159-room Waldorf Astoria Park City.
- Get your group into the Olympic spirit by teaching them the winter sport of curling. Hire some instructors and get your game on for up to 24 people at the Park City Ice Arena.
- The ski town’s Historic Main Street is lined with good eats and terrific shopping. Slip into Atticus Coffee Books and Teahouse for a sandwich and a vacation read. The absolute best in Western wear and accessories is available at Burns Cowboy Shop (ooh, those boots and belt buckles!). And the perfect souvenir can be found at Backscratcher Tees.
- About 20 minutes out of town, tiny Heber City dishes up big tastes at Afterword, a new spot with a large deck for outdoor dining. Small-scale and artisanal producers provide ingredients for the mountain-inspired fare. Guests dive into menu options such as Rocky Mountain Elk Bolognese and Roasted Idaho Trout.
- Run by Utah State University, the Swaner Nature Preserve celebrates the beauty that surrounds Park City. Ten miles of hiking, biking and snowshoe trails run through the site’s 1,200 acres.
- Summer in the mountains marks whitewater-rafting season. Utah Outdoor Adventures is one of several outfitters ready to take the willing out on the Weber River, perfect for participants of all abilities.
Airport Transit:Salt Lake City International Airport, about 35 minutes from downtown. Shared transport to Park City includes Canyon Transportation, from $43 ($86 roundtrip). Uber and Lyft start at $49.
Taxes: Park City, 13.37%; Summit county (Canyons Village to Kimball Junctions), 10.47%
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