Park here during Sundance, but not there
January 18, 2013
There are places where Sundance Film Festival-goers should park and other places where it is best they do not.
Parking in Park City is at its tightest during the festival, and parking spots, particularly those in the vicinity of Main Street, are heavily regulated.
As the festival started, numerous signs went up across Park City warning people that they cannot park in those lots if they are festival-goers.
The signs were especially spotted in business parking lots. The businesses want the parking spots available for customers. Some places indicate that vehicles will be towed if they are left there by people who are not customers.
Parking on the residential streets in Old Town, meanwhile, is restricted to vehicles displaying City Hall-issued parking stickers. The streets with regulations include Park Avenue, Woodside Avenue and Daly Avenue, each just off of Main Street.
City Hall has restricted parking on both sides of Main Street south of the 9th Street intersection. Vehicles cannot be parked there for more than 15 minutes. The 15-minute parking is available to delivery vehicles, taxis and similar vehicles while the driver is working.
Parking in public lots just off Main Street is available for a fee. Parking in the Brew Pub lot at the top of Main Street costs $16 for three hours. Parking in the flagpole lot and the newer part of the China Bridge garage costs $20. The price drops to $10 on Tuesday.
People with Main Street employee parking permits, known as CB permits, may park for free on the roof of the older China Bridge garage, in the lot on the north side of Marsac Building and in designated spots in the Gateway Center.
Outlying lots will be available without a charge. They include Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Lodge lots 5 and 6 after 5 p.m. Buses will connect the lots to the Old Town transit center, with the final bus leaving the transit center for the lots at 2:30 a.m. Free parking will be available at Treasure Mountain Junior High on the weekends. Buses will run to the lot until approximately 2 a.m.
Other options include what are known as Lot F and Lot G on Prospector Avenue, costing $10 with no in-and-out privileges. Vehicles must be removed by midnight. Parking is also available at The Yard along Kearns Boulevard at $15 per entry.