Unique Experiences and Hospitality Tickets Now Available for 2019 Tour of Utah
July 17, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY (July 17, 2019) – The Tour of Utah professional cycling stage race provides spectators with free access to watch the competition on Aug. 12-18 while also offering unique Experience Packages and hospitality tickets for sale to enhance the action. Reservations can be made online at the Tour of Utah website under the Experience tab.
Hospitality tickets are being offered for select race venues and dates with prices starting at $150 per person in private viewing areas adjacent to start or finish lines in a covered environment. Admission includes catered food and beverages, high-definition television monitors and climate-controlled rest rooms.
Unique for 2019 is that seven of the nine race venues with daily hospitality will allow patrons to watch the race pass two or more times. The Prologue on the opening day of racing and Stages 1, 4, 5, and 6 allow patrons to enjoy both the start and finish in the same location. Stage 2 in Brigham City provides viewing of the race start and a Utah Sports Commission Sprint line. Stages 1 and 3 offer viewing of a multiple finish circuits and the race finishes. Tickets to the Stage 3 start on Antelope Island State Park are sold out.
Before competition begins in the 477-mile stage race, the Team Presentation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10 at Snowbird Center on an outdoor stage between the Aerial Tram and The Forklift restaurant. This event will take place from 4-6 p.m. and is free to the general public. Limited hospitality tickets will be available for $125 per person. Each ticketed guest will have access to reserved seating, food/beverage service and interaction opportunities with athletes representing the 17 teams.
Five Experience Packages are also available for exclusive behind-the-scenes access to race activities. This year’s packages include rides in a team car or behind-the-scenes entry to the television studio with a meet-and-greet with broadcasters. A new 12-person private suite package is available in Park City which is catered by Tour of Utah Team Chef Matt Accarrino, a James Beard Award recipient and Head Chef of SPQR in San Francisco. Prices begin at $750 per person (based on two-person package) and can be reserved online at https://www.tourofutah.com/experience/packages-experience.
Prefer to be a participant on your bicycle and not just a spectator? The Ultimate Challenge presented by University of Utah Health offers two gran fondo-style bicycle rides on Saturday, Aug. 16 rolling from Canyons Village at Park City Mountain. This year, the unique cycling event takes amateurs across the demanding mountain course that will be used on Stage 6. The 93-mile route departs at 10:30 a.m. and will feature timed sections on the Wolf Creek Ranches and Empire Pass climbs. The shorter 43-mile route begins at 12:30 p.m. Registration, $95 for the short course and $140 for the long course, is available online at www.tourofutah.com/experience/ultimate-challenge.
VIP Car Ride with VIP Hospitality — $1,000 (per person)
- One seat in the Utah Sport Commission VIP car for a full stage
- Listen to race radio as you ride in the race caravan behind the peloton
- Each passenger receives a ticket to VIP Hospitality at the finish line
Team Car Ride — $2,000 (per person)
- One seat in an official team vehicle for a full stage
- Experience how teams support riders during the race first hand
- Listen to staff communications with riders
- Each passenger receives a ticket to VIP Hospitality at the start line and box lunch in vehicle
- Available for Stages 2, 3, and 4 only
Ultimate Fan Package — $2,500 (two people)
- Two tickets toVIP hospitality at one stage
- Two seats in official VIP vehicle for one stage
- Two dinners with one of the teams in the Tour of Utah
Meet the Faces of the Tour of Utah — $1,500 (two people)
- One hour tour of the broadcast compound (located at finish lines only)
- Meet-and-Greet with broadcasters, including Frankie Andreu and Todd Gogulski
- Lunch in VIP Hospitality lounge
- Meet-and-Greet with cycling legend Bob Roll and cycling announcer Dave Towle
- Tickets to VIP Hospitality for finish of stage
Treasure Mountain Suite with Chef Matt Accarrino – $10,000 (12 people)
- 12 tickets to private suite at Treasure Mountain Inn for Stage 6 in Park City, overlooking start/finish
- Exclusive menu prepared by Tour of Utah Chef Matt Accarrino, who is a James Beard Award winner and Head Chef at SPQR in San Francisco
- Beverages included, including beer and wine
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About the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah
The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, referred to as “America’s Toughest Stage RaceTM,” is a week-long, professional cycling stage race for the best men’s teams in the world. The 2019 event will be held Aug. 12-18, covering 477 miles of racing and 37,882 feet of elevation gain. Now in its 15th year, the event was elevated in 2015 as a 2.HC-rated UCI stage race, making it one of the premier events in North America. The Tour of Utah is owned by Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment.More information about the Tour of Utah, host venues and professional teams can be found by visiting www.tourofutah.com, as well as social channels Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.