Park City Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Salt Lake Olympic Games

PARK CITY, Utah – This February Valentine’s Day and the Beijing Winter Olympics are racing towards us. The Beijing 2022 Games marks the 20th anniversary of the 2002 Salt Lake Winter Olympic Games. Whether you never miss the opening ceremony or cheering on the many Parkite Olympic athletes, here are some winning spots to support Team USA:

  • February 4 – 5:  In partnership with US Ski and Snowboard, fans can toast with High West’s latest Bourye®. A DJ will be spinning at the Saloon patio bar while you cheer on Team USA
  • February 4 – 20: The Team USA Store, located at Kimball Terrace on Main Street
  • February 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 19 & 20 / March 12 & 13: The Winter Sports Festival presented by Toyota in Park City, City Park.
  • February 7: NBC Olympic Rings tour at Utah Olympic Park (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
  • February 10: Watch Party at the Utah Olympic Park hosted by Park City Ski & Snowboard (6:00 – 8:00 p.m.)
  • February 12: 20th Anniversary Celebration of the 2002 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Downtown Park City, Bob Wells Plaza (2:00 – 5:00 p.m.)

Celebrate Olympic athletes with locally made Gold-medal awarded spirits by the Alpine Pie Bar.

Done to Your Taste Catering is going for gold with its home delivery “Watch Party” menu of cheese and charcuterie boards, bulgogi beef skewers, chilled grilled shrimp, smoked Utah trout mousse, Bahn Mi sliders, roasted Brussels sprouts and crispy pancetta, and sweet treats including double fudge brownies and bags of whiskey-glazed caramel popcorn.

The Torchlight cocktail by Handle was crafted specifically to celebrate Team USA.

Handle toasts our athletes with an Olympic-inspired cocktail at $14. The Torchlight features Plantation 3 Stars Rum, Brennivín, honey syrup, lemon juice, jasmine tea, Peychaud’s bitters, and a mint garnish.

There’s no better place than Stein Eriksen Lodge to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Stein Eriksen competing in the 1952 Olympics in Oslo, Norway (Eriksen’s hometown, no less). He won the Gold Medal in Men’s Giant Slalom and Silver Medal in Slalom. Join the celebration at the following Stein Collection properties:

Stein Eriksen Lodge:

  • Freestyle Movie Theatre with seating for 42
  • Champion’s Club
  • First Tracks Kaffe

Stein Eriksen Residences:

  • The 7880 Club

The Chateaux Deer Valley

  • Cena Lounge

Stand and take photos on an Olympic-style podium, visit Troll Hallen Lounge or The Glitretind Restaurant for a Gold Medal Manhattan, and check out Stein’s impressive collection of trophies and Olympic medals on display just outside.

The mountain of delicious whipped cream earns the name Summit for this decadent cocktail.

Settle in for a decadent cocktail at Hyatt Centric Park City while watching the Olympics. The Summit features local Sugar House Vodka, Kahlua with half and half topped with whipped cream.

For all of the 20th Anniversary Celebrations throughout the state visit SLC20YEAR.COM.

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