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2018 Film Festival

Moving pictures, moving people

Park City will host the largest independent film festival in the country from Thursday, January 18 to Sunday, January 28! As one of the busiest times of the year in Utah, we want to provide you with information to help you cash in on the road.

The show is about to begin

Festival checklist

You can get prepared to drive for the 2018 film festival by checking out some top resources for driver-partners:

✓ Text FILMFEST to 888777 to receive traffic and emergency updates from the City of Park City.

✓ Get local weather and road conditions from the Utah Department of Transportation and The Weather Channel.

✓ Visit the festival’s official website and mobile schedule for information on screenings, lodging, and more.

✓ Download the festival app by searching for ‘Sundance’ in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

✓ View the Uber information session slides here. If you weren’t able to attend a session last week or just want a refresher, this presentation has lots of helpful tips!

✓ There will be a final in-person information session held on Thursday, January 18 at the Driver Lounge. The session will begin at 9am and no RSVP is required, See below for Driver Lounge location details.

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The Driver Lounge

Getting to The Driver Lounge

This year's Driver Lounge is located at Utah Olympic Park, 8 miles north of Park City and 2 miles south of Kimball Junction. There is plenty of parking in the main parking lot and overflow lot (see parking map).

Address: 3419 Olympic Pkwy Park City, UT 84098

When is The Driver Lounge open?

  • January 18 through January 22
  • Lounge hours: 8am-10pm
  • Support hours: 8am-8pm

The Hilton Garden Inn at SLC will be closed for in-person support on Friday, January 19 and Monday, January 22.

Festival logistics

Pickup and dropoff information

There will be traffic officials onsite throughout the festival to help guide you. Please follow instructions from the officials and obey all traffic signs.

Parking and traffic information from Park City Police can be found here.

  • Uber partners can pick up and drop off riders in fire lanes, but will not be allowed to park or idle in these areas.
  • Taxi Staging areas are reserved for taxis only. No pickups or dropoffs may occur in these areas. The primary Taxi Staging areas are located near 9th and Main Street (see map).
  • Per city ordinance, avoid idling for long periods of time except if necessary for vehicle heating or stuck in traffic. Also, please be respectful of our friends in Park City and avoid cutting through residential areas.

Get your bearings

The festival at-a-glance

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