What to do in Park City this weekend: Halloween events for the kids — and adults
Halloween falling on a Wednesday this year leaves this coming weekend an ideal opportunity to start the holiday early with Saturday activities and movies for all ages. Wednesday sees the traditional trick-or-treating on Main Street, as well as other activities for kids aside from (or in addition to) your neighborhood trick-or-treating. Additionally, the Kimball Art Center is hosting bag decorations all day Wednesday. For a full list of special events and weekly community events, visit our online calendar.
The Steel Drivers
Thursday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Oct. 28, 8 p.m.
Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street
Tickets starting at $29
2016 Grammy Winner Best Bluegrass Album, this group of seasoned veterans brings new music with the old feeling – intense, dark, poetic, and inescapably human, a refreshing reminder of the timeless power of string band music. Reduced pricing Thursday
“Last Friday” Gallery Stroll
Friday, Oct. 26, 6 – 9 p.m.
Join the art crowd as over twenty galleries host the “Last Friday” Gallery Stroll. Every month many galleries will hold artist receptions, demonstrations and more. Visit http://www.parkcitygalleryassociation.com for additional info and links to all the participating galleries. Most galleries are located within walking distance on Main Street or hop on the free trolley.
Halloween Party at the National Ability Center
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 – 3 p.m.
National Ability Center, 100 Ability Way
Discover a safe space to celebrate Halloween! From trick-or-treating around the ranch to arts & crafts, family fun activities and more, this is Halloween tailored to your child’s abilities. Family-friendly costumes are encouraged and no masks are allowed. Registration is encouraged.
“Frankenweenie” at the Park City Library
Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 p.m.
Park City Library Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave.
Park City Film Series will present a free screening of Tim Burton’s 2012 claymation film “Frankenweenie,” rated PG. When a car hits young Victor’s pet dog Sparky, Victor, voiced by Charlie Tahan, decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked “monster” wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor’s neighbors, he has to convince them that Sparky’s still the good, loyal friend he was.
Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter”
Saturday, Oct. 27, screenings at 6 and 9 p.m.
Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd.
Warren Miller Entertainment’s 69th film, “Face of Winter,” is the first ski film to be released from the company since its creator, Warren Miller, died at the age of 93 in January. Athletes from the film, including Aime Engerbretson, will be in attendance.
Give a Bleep: The Show
Starting Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Additional shows Nov. 2 and 3.
Prospector Theater, 2175 Sidewinder Dr.
Tickets: Name-your-price donations
Giving a Bleep, a nonprofit that raises money for other local nonprofits, will present “Giving a Bleep: The Show.” The performance, directed by Annette Velarde, is a satirical musical that is geared for mature audiences and is a parody that will focus on the upcoming Treasure bond measure. Ticket-buyers can name their price by visiting givingableep.com.
Park City Museum Dungeon Party
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Park City Museum, 528 Main Street
Free; Museum members only
To show appreciation for members and donors of the Park City Museum, the museum staff throws an annual “Dungeon Party.” The event, which will include a costume contest and other prize giveaways, will feature appetizers from Riverhorse on Main, libations poured by Top Shelf and dessert and coffee from Java Cow. Admission is a Park City Museum membership.
Transylvania Tea Party Blood Drive
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Deer Valley Snow Park Lodge, 2250 Deer Valley Dr.
The 15th annual Transylvania Tea Party blood drive with ARUP Blood Services. Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments can also be scheduled by calling 435-645-6654 or by visiting arupbloodservices.org. Donors must be 18 years old. Teens ages 16 and older can also donate with a parent’s permission slip. Costumes are encouraged and light refreshments will be provided.
2018 Halloween on Main Street
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3 – 5 p.m.
Participating businesses on Main Street will offer trick-or-treating to young participants in costume from 3 – 5 p.m. Main street will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 2 p.m., and participants are strongly encouraged to take alternative transit to Main Street. Leashed, costumed dogs and their owners will meet below the Lower Main Street Pedestrian bridge at 4:45 p.m. The parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will march to Heber Avenue.
Halloween at Pinebrook
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 3 – 6 p.m.
Quarry Village, Pinebrook
Quarry Village businesses will welcome trick-or-treaters as an alternative to the Main Street crowds. Participating businesses will be Equity Real Estate, Edgemont Cleaners, Soiree Productions, Mavic, Pinebrook Animal Hospital. Billy Blanco’s, Sticks & Stones, Pebbles & Sticks, Nails LaBelle, Park City Bread & Bagels, Salon 80, Edward Jones and Bobby Lawrence Karate.
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