Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director


Solitude Opens for Summer on Friday, June 18

BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, UT — June 17, 2021 — Solitude Mountain Resort is pleased to announce its lineup for the inaugural season of Coca-Cola Sunset Cinema, a series of beloved movie classics showing on the big screen on Thursday nights beginning July 1 through September 2, 2021. Admission will be free, and Barq’s root beer floats will be $2 for the first 50 (regular price $6). Screenings will begin at dusk. Guests are welcome to bring their own blankets or low lawn chairs to settle in on the lawn next to Apex Express chairlift.

“We are thrilled to bring our community together for this new weekly event. We hope it will be an opportunity for friends to gather in the mountains and relax in the fresh air,” says Kate Macconi, Solitude’s events manager.

The full lineup for the 2021 Coca-Cola Sunset Cinema is below:

July 1 — Jurassic Park
July 8 — Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

July 15 — Men in Black

July 22 — Cool Runnings
July 29 — Hook

August 5 — The Great Outdoors
August 12 — Footloose
August 19 — The Goonies

August 26 — Sister Act

September 2 — Raiders of the Lost Ark

Solitude Mountain Resort opens for summer on Friday, June 18, 2021. Sunrise chairlift will run from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday, offering scenic chairlift rides as well as lift-served mountain biking, hiking, and disc golf. Honeycomb Grill will be open Thursday through Sunday. The Thirsty Squirrel will be open Friday through Sunday for guests 21+. Stone Haus Pizzeria & Creamery will be open seven days a week. 

Solitude is also excited to announce the return of stargazing, geology hikes, free outdoor yoga on Saturdays, and free live music on Sundays in Solitude Village. Solitude SummerFest is scheduled for Sunday, August 8. The full summer calendar of events can be found at

About Solitude Mountain Resort

Located in Big Cottonwood Canyon, just 30 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport, Solitude is a playground of discovery in the heart of Utah’s famed Wasatch Mountains. It offers eight chairlifts, 82 runs, and 500 annual inches of snow spread over 1,200 acres with 20 km of groomed Nordic track and 10 km of snowshoe trails. Home to the legendary Honeycomb Canyon and locals’ best-kept secrets, Solitude reveals more fun and challenging lines with every day you choose to explore. Eleven bars and restaurants offer unique chef-driven cuisine, and slopeside lodging options set the stage for mountain memories. In summer, Solitude beckons to locals and travelers alike with lift-served mountain biking, hiking, dining, and a renowned 18-hole mountainside disc golf course. Solitude is owned by Alterra Mountain Company and offers unlimited access to Ikon Pass holders.