Park City, Utah (December 9, 2010) – Park City Mountain Resort celebrates the 2010 holiday season with complimentary family events for the local community and destination visitors during the month of December.
“Park City Mountain Resort is a magical place to be during the holidays and the reason why so many families choose to celebrate with us time and time again,” said Krista Parry, director of marketing for Park City Mountain Resort. “Our holiday events have become a tradition for the local community and visiting guests alike. We treasure the opportunity to share in their experience.”
On December 18, Park City Mountain Resort welcomes Santa Claus into Park City as he descends from the top of the mountain down the Town lift. Guests are invited to arrive around 5:00 p.m. to enjoy hot cocoa, cookies, Christmas carols and a live holiday performance. Santa and his reindeer will fly their sled full of goodies onto the Town Lift Plaza around 6:15 p.m.
On December 24, Santa Claus will ski around the mountain during the day and once the sun sets he will lead more than 100 ski and snowboard instructors down the PayDay run during Park City Mountain Resort’s 47th annual traditional torchlight parade. The parade can best be viewed from the Resort Plaza where complimentary hot beverages and cookies will be served.
On December 25, the Resort will begin night operations for the 2010-2011 Winter Season. The Resort will offer expanded night operations this season to include the Three Kings Mountainzone and the newly introduced Three Kings Terrain Park. Night skiing on the PayDay run has also been improved with upgraded bulbs creating enhanced visibility across the run. Night skiing and riding will be offered until 9 p.m. seven days a week until March 27, 2011.