Well Folks,

Looking out my window right now, I think we missed the mark on this newsletter by a good few months. For the first time in history, I felt the need to get our roof shoveled off, and I can see mid-mountain open to biking some time in September at the current rate!

I guess the other note-worthy thing is how active the market is right now at all price points. We have not had the formal stats brief yet, but January was very strong.


Given that we’ve been blessed with one of the best snow years in recent memory, spring skiing is excellent. March brings us those long “post-daylights savings” days which invite afternoon après ski at the resort beaches or up on Historic Main Street. We love the way our resorts celebrate the upcoming spring season and there are many great local activities the whole family can enjoy.

Park City & Deer Valley® Resort:  April 7th, 2019
For a complete list statewide resort closing  dates, please visit skiutah.com.

Annual Pond Skimming Competition
April 6th   |   Red Pine Lodge – Canyons Park City Resort

The 23rd Annual Pond Skimming Contest is Park City’s most popular party and is the true indicator that spring has arrived. Contestants must dress in costume (the funkier the better) as they attempt to cross a 100-foot pond on skis or a snowboard. The pond and the excitement happen at mid-mountain just outside Red Pine Lodge. Must be 10 years of age or older to enter.  Spectators will need a lift or gondola ticket to watch. For more info click here.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Park City Resort  |  March 17
Throw on your greenest ski gear and head to Park City Mountain for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration on and off the slopes. Featured activities will include all day Irish themed food specials at Park City and Canyons Village restaurants, St. Patrick themed s’mores and cookies, and live music in both mountain villages. More info here.

St. Paddy’s Train  |  Heber Valley Railroad  | March 15
Get your Irish on for this fun and family-friendly 2-hr St. Paddy’s Train! On board you’ll enjoy live music from Leaping LuLu, which will have you dancing a jig in the isles! Includes Irish snacks, fun and prizes. More info here.

Spring Break Movies 
April 8th-12th   |  Park City Library

The Park City Library and Park City Film Series are hosting free films during Park City School District’s spring break. Free admission and popcorn for all who attend! See below for the schedule, or for more info click here.

April 8: Smallfoot
April 9: Christopher Robin
April 10: Crazy Rich Asians
April 11: Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
April 12: Jane

Park City Museum
528 Main Street

Children can complete a “Park City History Detectives” activity, which will guide them through the exhibits and provide the whole family with a way to dig deeper into Park City’s past. Inquire at the front desk. For more info on the Park City Museum, click here.

The Park City art and music scene has some of the best offerings around. Our mountains are packed full of entertainment for lovers of music, art and performances of all types.


March 23rd – April 7th
Park City Mountain Village & Canyons Village

For 16 days Spring Grüv at Park City Resort will host free concerts in the two mountain villages. It’s one of those traditions that has been exciting from the start. For more information, click here.

Saturday, March 23rd:  Changing Lanes Experience • Jamie Drake
Sunday, March 24th: DJ Velvet • BD Howes Band
Monday, March 25th: Triggers & Slips • The Bookends
Tuesday, March 26th: Dr. Bob • Pat Canahan
Wednesday, March 27th: Chris Hawley Trio • Simply B
Thursday, March 28th: Dead Cowboys • Chad & Kristie
Friday, March 29th: DJ Velvet • Shannon Runyon
Saturday, March 30th: King Cardinal •Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds • Anderson East
Sunday, March 31st: Umbrella Bar • Bro Band
Monday, April 1st: Street Corner Boogie • Triggers & Slips
Tuesday, April 2nd: Dr. Bob • The Proper Way
Wednesday, April 3rd: Snyderville Electric band • Bruce Music
Thursday, April 4th: Dead Cowboys • Tim Daniels Duo
Friday, April 5th: DJ Velvet • Classic Steve
Saturday, April 6th: Henry Hunter • Dragondeer • Brothers Brim
Sunday, April 7th: The Metal Dogs • Big Blue Box • The Breakfast Klub • Superbubble

328 Main St  |  Park City

SOB – Save Our Banksy: March 4th
Peter Beckett’s PLAYER: March 8th-10th
Dave Mason: March 14th-17th
Mamma Mia!: March 22nd-March 31st
Richard Marx: April 4th-7th
Richie Furay Band: April 12th-14th
Orleans: April 18th-20th
Park City Follies: April 26thMay 5th
Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone: May 16th-19th
Singin’ in the Rain: May 24th-June 2nd

For more info click here.

1750 Kearns Blvd  |  Park City

8th Annual Saints and Sinners (St Regis): March 16th
Birds of Chicago: March 23rd
Parsons Dance: March 30th
Dorrance Dance: April 13th

For more info click here.

Park City Library  |  All Screenings at 8pm

Capernaum: March 8th-10th
Zip & Zap and The Marble Gang: March 9th
On Her Shoulders: March 14th
Stan & Ollie: March 15th-17th
If Beale Street Could Talk: March 22nd-24th
The Providers: March 28th
Spring Break Film Series: April 8th-12th
Zip & Zap: Captain’s Island: May 11th

For more info click here.

 268 Main St  |  Park City

Polyrhythmics: March 9th
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers: March 22nd
Dirty Revival: March 23rd
Petty Theft: April 5th
Sean Kelly & The Samples: May 18th

For more info click here.

 427 Main St, Park City

Moe: March 10th
A Night With The Head and the Heart: March 14th
Galantis: March 15th
Shakey Graves: March 16th
Boys II Men: March 22nd
Don Diablo: March 23rd
Carnage: April 5th

For more info click here.

 970 UT-32, Kamas UT

Slaughter: March 23
Home Free: April 5
Ballet West II: April 6
Michael McDonald: April 12
Air Supply: June 7

For more info click here.


May – September  |  Red Butte Gardens  |  Salt Lake City
From May through September the Red Butte Gardens Amphitheater is host to a variety of outstanding outdoor concerts. Look for the full lineup announcement in April.  Be sure to earmark the ticket sales dates, these shows sell out very quickly! For more info, click here.

131 South Main Street, SLC

Sebastian Maniscalco: March 8th
Tori Kelly: March 11th
Shen Yun 2019 World Tour: March 14th-17th
Julius Caesar: March 14th-16th
Howard Jones Acoustic Trio Tour: March 21st
Buddy Guy: March 30th
Onegin: April 5th-13th
Elliot Frank: April 12th
Disney’s Aladdin: April 25th-May 12th
Gold Mountain: May 8th-9th
Derek Hough Live!: May 23rd
School of Rock: May 28th- June 2nd

For more events and  info click here.

Pink Park City
March 23rd   |  Canyons Village

Hit the slopes on March 23rd at Pink Park City – a ski day to conquer cancer. This charity ski event is held at Park City Mountain Resort’s Canyons Village and will raise money for all types of cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City.

For the second year, Park City Mountain will be covered in pink with pink parties, pink decorations, and hundreds of pink skiers all rallying together for a day of fun that everyone can enjoy. For more info click here.

Soldier Hollow Bike Fest
May 2-5   |   Soldier Hollow

The Soldier Hollow Bike Festival is located in Midway, UT at the nordic venue of the 2002 Winter Olympics. From this Olympic heritage comes Utah’s premier international cycling event. Come experience world-class racing, exhibitors, activities, and more. More info here.

Running with Ed Relay Race
May 18th  |  Begins at Newpark Field House

The 10th annual Running with Ed (RWE) relay is May 18th, 2019. This 38-mile, 10 leg race traverses spectacular Park City, and gets you home in time to have a play date or a date night. The course offers everything from trail to pavement, challenging climbs to fast downhills, easy legs for beginners and tough ones for experts. Winding past Olympic venues, iconic landmarks, neighborhood schools, and historic Main Street, this is Park City’s best!  For more info click here.

Wasatch 360 Mountain Bike Trail Race
May 25th  |  Heber City

Be a part of a Duo or Trio team, or complete all 6 hours Solo. The event is a casual ride, but most still try to outpace the rest. Put your teams together and we’ll see you Memorial Day Weekend! For more info click here.

Ragnar Wasatch Back Trail Running
June 14th-15th   |  Logan to Kamas

The race that started it all, Reebok Ragnar Wasatch Back, returns to celebrate its “Sweet 16” on June 14-15, 2019. Runners come together in Logan, UT back at Utah State University to kick off their adventure, conquering one of the more difficult races in the Ragnar series. From there, teams run two days and one star-filled night, through friendly communities, up stunning green mountain sides. For more info click here.

Golfing in the Wasatch Back

Even if there’s still a lot of snow on the ground in Park City, a short drive to Heber Valley, Kamas or Salt Lake City will typically reward you with golf in mid to late April. To see tee times and learn more about Park City and surrounding golf courses, click here.

Red, White & Snow
March 7-9   |  Various Locations in Park City

Red, White & Snow is the National Ability Center’s premier fund raising event. Celebrating their 15th year, this culinary, wine and ski festival continues to rise in popularity and recognition. The weekend-long event celebrates the empowerment of people of all abilities through adaptive recreational activities. More info here.


Thursday, March 7 | Fisher Family Feud
Stein Eriksen Lodge | 6:45-7:30 pm

Thursday, March 7 | Uncorked Event
Stein Eriksen Lodge | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm (VIP) | 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Uncorked Experience)

Friday, March 8 | Wine on the Mountain
St. Regis Deer Valley | 12:30 pm

Friday, March 8 | Vintner Dinners
Private Homes in Park City | 6:30pm

Saturday, March 9 | Gala Dinner & Auction
Montage Deer Valley | 5:30pm

Saturday, March 9 | Gala Library Dinner
Montage Deer Valley | 5:30pm

Saturday, March 9 | After Party
Montage Deer Valley, Vista Lounge | 9:30pm

8th Annual Saints & Sinners Ball
March 16th  |  St. Regis

Mischief and mayhem take over once again at the St. Regis Deer Valley for the Saints and Sinners Ball, an event to support the Student Outreach Programs of the Park City Institute. Shenanigans and high-jinx, auctions, a champagne sabering, plus traditional Irish fare and libations conspire to create an evening that is decidedly whimsical. Clever costumes abound. Cocktails start at 6pm, dinner, auction and dancing to follow. Dressing the part is encouraged… but not required. For more info click here.

Fox School of Wine

Weekend Wine Series: 
Saturdays, Now thru April 6 | Various Locations
A casual, fun wine tasting class guaranteed to get you laughing and learning at the same time.

Table for 12
March 25 & April 25  |  The Market at Park City

Taste wines and foods selected based on the topic for the month. Each class is designed to give both the beginner and the experienced wine lover a glimpse into stories, facts and history that make the world of wine and food so interesting.

Mines & Wines Tour
Fridays & Saturdays, Now thru March 30  |  Various Locations
A three-hour, Park City tour of five historic locations paired with gorgeous wines.

For more info click here.

Earth Day Dinner
April 22nd   |   Wasatch Brew Pub

Recycle Utah’s annual Earth Day fundraiser at Wasatch Brew Pub on Monday, April 22, 2019, from 5 to 8PM is a celebration of our beautiful Earth and the work we do together to protect it. Please join us! Our 2019 Earth Day Celebration will include food, drinks, live music, and a silent auction. Your registration includes dinner and two drink tickets. Register early. For more info click here.

Desert Escapes – Upcoming Events in Moab 
March – May  |  Moab and Surrounding Area

March 8-10: Moab Thaw
March 9-12: Skinny Tire Festival
March 16: Canyonlands Half Marathon & Five Mile Run
March 23: Behind the Rocks UItra Trail Race
March 30 – April 1: Moab Rocks MTB Race
April 5 – 6: Fallen Peace Officers OHV Trail Ride
April 13: Moab Art Walk
April 13 – 21: Easter Jeep Safari
April 18 – 19: Easter Jeep Expo
April 26 – 28: Moab Rotary Car Show
April 27: Amasa Run Trail Race
April 29 – May 3: Moab Photography Symposium
April 30 – May 4: Cruise Moab
May 4: 6th Annual Gran Fondo

May 11: Moab Art Walk
May 11 – 12: Back of Beyond SUP Race
May 14-18: Rally on the Rocks (UTV)
May 19 – 24: goneMOAB (Nissan Offroad)
May 25-26: Moab Arts Festival
May 31st – June 2nd: Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo

For more information click here.

Back of Beyond Stand-Up Paddle Race
May 11 – 12 • Moab, UT

Join the Annual Back of Beyond Stand-Up Paddle Race in Moab, Utah along the Colorado River. The Race flows through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah and past some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery. The race will finish with music, food and fun for racers and spectators alike. For more information, click here.

27th Annual Moab Arts Festival, Beer & Wine Garden
May 25 – 26   |  Swanny City Park, Moab, Utah

Celebrate 27 years of the Moab Arts Festival . Join artists and art lovers Memorial Day weekend May 25th and 26th, 2019! For more info click here.

As the ski season officially winds down with planned closings of the Park City resorts on April 7th, now is the time to be thinking about getting your home ready for the spring selling season if this is your year to sell.  Please feel free to reach out to me if you’d like to review current pricing and market timing.

See you on the slopes, trails and après ski beaches!