As winter quickly speeds to an end, we’re savoring every chance to be on the slopes. Yet even as we watch the snow fall, we can’t help but look ahead to all the excitement that spring brings. What a wonderful season to be in Park City and the Heber Valley! We’re anticipating longer days spent outdoors exploring our local businesses and picturesque surroundings. There is so much to see and do this time of year. We’ve listed a few of our favorites below and hope you enjoy these spots as much as we do!
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NEW I THE MIDWAY MERCANTILE
Open Monday through Saturday from 5pm – 10pm, Sunday 5pm – 9pm
The Platt family has breathed new life into the historic Midway Mercantile building! Originally built in 1874 by the Bonner Brothers, this local institution kept Heber residents fed and supplied for generations. Now the Mercantile has been transformed into a chic and cozy spot for dinner where they strive to, “keep you well-fed with fabulous food and well supplied with good humor.”
FEATURED I THE MAIN STREET SOCIAL CLUB
Open Tuesday through Saturday 11am-9pm, Open Sunday 5pm-9pm, Closed Monday
One of our favorite spots around town, the Main Street Social Club hits all the right notes with its focus on farm to table ingredients, local game meats, and seasonal produce. With a fun calendar of specials (Tostadas Tuesdays! Pasta Wednesdays!) and a stunning patio and outdoor bar, this is the restaurant for every season.
SWEET TREATS I BELLE’S BAKERY
Open Tuesday through Sunday 8am-3pm, Closed Monday
Heber’s newest hidden gem is sugar coated! If you haven’t had a chance to sample the treats that Kayleigh Morton is churning out of her kitchen at Belle’s Bakery you’re missing out! With a diverse and treat filled menu we want one of everything, in fact, we’d better make that two of everything. We’re not sharing these treats!
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SPRING GRUV I PARK CITY MOUNTAIN
March 24, 2018 – April 8, 2018
Enjoy 16 days full of free concerts in the two villages, as well as the 22nd Annual Pond Skimming Contest! This is one of those traditions that has been wild from the start. The 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.
BIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS I SOLDIER HOLLOW
March 29, 2018 – March 31, 2018
Whether you’re ready to compete or would prefer to remain a spectator, the Biathlon Championships are an event to remember! Participants have the opportunity to compete on the 2002 Olympic Range. Discover why biathlon is the most popular winter sport in Europe!
Interested in a Biathlon experience without the competition? Solider Hollow offers the “Biathlon Experience” for any aspiring Olympian! Participants are coached by professional staff as they learn to shoot with precision rifles that are similar to equipment used during the Olympic Games. During the winter, you will either ski or snowshoe and in the summer, choose running or biking. The biathlon course give participants a sense of authentic biathlon competition.
Do you have a favorite spot you’d like to share? Did you visit one of our recommended restaurants? Give us a shout. We love hearing from you!