Park Silly Sunday Market


  Sunday marked the beginning of summer events in Park City. Both Park Silly Sunday Market and Car-Free Sundays kicked off the season. 

Traffic was backed-up on Swede Alley Sunday, and pedestrians crowded Park City’s Main Street, which was completely closed to traffic. Residents and visitors came to Old Town for the start of summer events. 

On today's Local News Hour:

( 02:47) Rick Brough update on the Park City and High Valley Transit service changes for the summer.

( 07:07)  Mail in ballots for Hideout annexation referendum have gone out for the June 22nd special election.

(08:49) A moose was hit by a driver and later put down in Park City Saturday night as Jessica Lowell Reports.

( 10:14) Summit County Council Member Doug Clyde   recaps Wednesday's meeting.

On today's Local News Hour:

(02:14) PCSD informs staff and students about mask procedures for rest of the school year and graduation. 

( 03:06)  Jessica Lowell's story about Veterans and people looking to remember fallen soldiers coming to Park City’s Main Street Monday to commemorate Memorial Day.

( 05:32) Summit County Manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting.

After taking a break in 2020, the Park Silly Sunday Market is planning to return this June.


During a normal year, the Park Silly Sunday Market takes place every Sunday of the summer on Park City’s Main Street. The event hosts hundreds of vendors and brings out thousands of guests every weekend. 


Last year they had to cancel summer markets as well as winter holiday events due to the pandemic. 


Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis has an update how Wasatch County is responding to the close of commerce – and how it plans to reopen the county. (0:30)

Executive Director of Park Silly Sunday Market, Kate McChesney explains their decision to cancel the 2020 market (15:58)

Executive Director of Christian Center of Park City, Rob Harter has the latest numbers about the services his organization is offering the community during the COVID-19 crisis. (23:57)

The Park Silly Sunday Market's season is coming to a close on Sunday. This week’s market will be extended by an hour with live music and a special partnering with Nuzzles & Co. who are bringing about 30 cats and dogs they rescued from Utah reservations. KPCW’s Melissa Allison tells us why you don’t want to miss it.

The Park Silly Sunday Market recently renewed its contract with Park City for one year, though organizers would have preferred a longer term.

Silly Market director Kate McChesney talked about the current climate of concern of too many events in town. Rick Brough has the story.

The Park Silly Sunday Market is going to be without wine and hard liquor for two of its remaining days.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has that story.


The Local News Hour today features conversations with Bill Rock, COO of Park City, Robin Marrouche of the Kimball Art Center and artist Bill Kranstover about the Chairs for Charity silent auction this week.  Rock also talks about the Vail Epic Promise Foundation.  Then, it's Tom Kelly with the US Ski and Snowboard Association, Jenny Mauer from the Christian Center, and Michelle McDonald and Kate Boyd from the Park Silly Sunday Market Holiday Bazaar coming up at the end of the week. 

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Summit County Council Chair Kim Carson with highlights from Wednesday's meeting. Actress Tatem Trotter who palsy Sonia Walk in the Neil Simon musical, "They're Playing Our Song," has details about this weekends performances. Heidi Ruster with the American Red Cross and Park Silly Sunday Market Kimberly Kuehn talk about the partnership between the two organizations.

ON today's Local News Hour, Utah State Park Naturalist Kathy Donnell has the monthly update on what's going on in our local parks. Summit County Council member Claudia McMullin reviews the council's lengthy discussion on Mountain Accord. Becca Gerber announces her Park City Council campaign. Silly Sunday organizers Kate Boyd and Michelle McDonald have details on the first first of the season and Alix Farnell and Anne Bloomquist talk about a new cookbook from the staff and parents of Jeremy Ranch Elementary School.

The organizers of the Park Silly Sunday Market looked back on 14 weekends this summer and into fall.   Rick Brough has more.

Mountain Summer - Sept 5, 2014

Sep 5, 2014

In this, the last show for Mountain Summer, John Wells and Christie Dilloway run down this weekend's happenings. The Park Silly Sunday Market's Ryan Cray and Scott Davis from Moab Brewery stop by for a weekly update. Monika Guendner called in live from the Salt Lake Comic Con with Hawkman and Hawkgirl in tow. John and Christie also talked with Brian Richards from Mountain Town Music.

Mountain Summer - August 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014

With Summer winding down, KPCW is wrapping up our Mountain Summer with a few more episodes. This week, the show featured our friends from Park Silly Market and Chris Johnson, a GolfTec teaching professional. He joined the show to talk about a setup that can really help out the golfer in your life. Chef Seth Adams from The Riverhorse also joined the show to talk about his recent visit to NBC's Today show and all the tasty items at The Riverhorse.

Mountain Summer - August 15, 2014

Aug 15, 2014

Co-hosts Jude Robinson and John Wells had plenty of updates on activities all over the area on this episode, including Park Silly Market on Sunday, The International Mustang & All Ford Stampede Car Saturday at Redstone, and the Bon Appetit Grub Crawl.