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Things to Do in the Summertime (June - August)

What To Do In Provo Summer Fairs

Fairs

City Fairs

Alpine Days
August 4 - 11, 2018

America's Freedom Festival
June 9 - July 4, 2018

American Fork Steel Days
July 13 - 21, 2018

Cedar Hills Family Festival
June 4 - 9, 2018

Eagle Mountain Pony Express Days
May 25 - June 2, 2018

Highland Fling
July 28 - August 4, 2018

Lehi Round-Up Celebration
June 23 - 30, 2018

Lindon Days
August 6 - 11, 2018

Mapleton Pioneer Day Celebration and Parade
July 24, 2018

Midway Swiss Days
August 31- September 1, 2018

Orem Summerfest
June 4 - 9, 2018

Payson Golden Onion Days
Labor Day weekend
August 30 - September 3, 2018

Payson Scottish Festival
July 13 - 14, 2018

Pleasant Grove Strawberry Days
June 16 - 24, 2018

Provo Freedom Days
July 2- 4, 2018

Salem Days
August 3 - 11, 2018

Salt Lake City Days of ’47
July 12 - 24, 2018

Santaquin Orchard Days
July 28 - August 4, 2018

Saratoga Splash
June 4 - 9, 2018

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days
July 19 – 24, 2018

Springville Art City Days
June 2 - 9, 2018

County and State Fairs

Juab County Fair (Nephi)
August 6 - 11, 2018

Salt Lake County Fair (South Jordan)
August 2 - 5, 2018

Utah County Fair (Spanish Fork)
August 15 - 18, 2018

Utah State Fair (Salt Lake)
September 6 - 16, 2018

Wasatch County Fair (Heber)
July 27 - August 4, 2018

Weber County Fair (Ogden)
August 8 - 11, 2018

What To Do In Provo Summer Festivals

Summer Events and Festivals

Festivals

Arts Festival
June 9 - 10, 2018
25th Street, Ogden

Arts Festival
August 3 - 5, 2018 
Kimball Art Center
638 Park Avenue, Park City

Asian Festival
June 16, 2018
South Towne Expo Center
9575 South State Street, Sandy

Balloon Fest
July 2 - 4, 2018
6:30 - 8:00 am
Bulldog Field
1100 North Freedom Blvd.

Balloon Festival
August 10 - 11, 2018
Storm Mountain Park
11400 South 1000 East, Sandy

Castle Valley Pageant
Held on even years 2016, 2018, etc.
Castle Valley Pageant Site on Spartan Blvd, Castle Dale
August 2–4 & 7–11, 2018

Chalk Art Festival
June 15 - 17, 2018
The Gateway
18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake

Children's Art Festival
June 8, 2018
10:00 am
Springville Museum of Art
126 East 400 South, Springville

Colonial Days
July 2 - 4, 2018
Scera Park
675 South State Street, Orem

Craft Lake City
August 10 - 12, 2018
The Gallivan Center
239 South Main Street, Salt Lake

Festival Peruano en Utah (SLC)
July 27 - 28, 2018
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Library Square
Downtown SLC

Fee-free weekends at Utah National Parks
January 15, 2018 (Martin Luther King Day)
April 21, 2018 (First day of National Park Week)
September 22, 2018 (Public Lands Day)
November 11, 2018 (Veterans Day)

Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes and Noble (Orem)
TBA 2018
330 East 1300 South

Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair (Farmington)
May 11-12, 2018
Legacy Events Center
151 South 1100 West

Handcart Days (Bountiful)
July 20 - 21, 2018
Main Street from 1500 South to 400 North

Highland Games (Lehi)
June 8 - 10, 2018
Utah State Fair Park
155 1000 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Icelandic Festival (Spanish Fork)
June 23 , 2018
Spanish Fork City Parks
49 South Main Street

Mormon Miracle Pageant (Manti)
June 14 - 16 and 19 - 23, 2018
Gates open at 6:00 pm, the pageant begins at 9:30 pm.
South Temple Hill

Parade of Homes (Utah County)
June 7 - 23, 2018 (closed Sundays and Mondays)
Various locations in Utah County

Pleasant Grove Promenade (Pleasant Grove)
Throughout summer
Historic Downtown Park
200 South Main Street

Pioneer Day Extravaganza (Provo)
June 24, 2018
North Park
500 North 500 West

Special Olympics (Highland)
June 8 - 9, 2018

Springville World Folkfest (Springville)
July 31 - August 4, 2018
Spring Acres Arts Park

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival (Provo Canyon)
September 6 - 8,  2018
Mt. Timpanogos Park
Provo Canyon (Hwy 89)

Utah Arts Festival (Salt Lake)
June 21 – 24, 2018
Library Square
200 East 400 South

Utah Lake Festival (Provo)
June 2, 2018 
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Utah Lake State Park
4400 West Center Street

Utah Midsummer Renaissance Fair (Cedar City)
July 11 - 14, 2018
Main Street Park

Utah Valley Marathon (Provo Area)
June 9, 2018 
Marathon, Half Marathon, & 10K and Kids 1k
End at Provo Tabernacle Park

Venture Outdoors Festival (Salt Lake Area)
June 8 - August 10, 2018 
Various locations in Salt Lake area

Fire Works

Fire on the Water at Jordanelle State Park
July 14, 2018 from 5:00 - 11:00 pm
Public beach area of Jordanelle State Park

Sugarhouse Park July 4th Celebration (Salt Lake)
July 4, 2018
Arts Festival 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Food vendors 4:00 pm
Fireworks 10:00 pm
1300 East 2100 South

Demolition Derbys

Heber Demolition Derby (Heber)
July 27 - 28, 2018 
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wasatch County Fairgrounds
415 South Southfield Road

Juab County Fair Demolition Derby (Nephi)
August 11, 2018
Juab County Fairgrounds
400 West Center Street

Riverton Demolition Derby (Riverton)
TBA, 2018
7:00 pm
Riverton Rodeo Areana
12800 South 1300 West

Salt Lake County Fair Demolition Derby (South Jordan)
TBA, 2018
6:00 pm
Equestiran Park
2100 South 11400 West

Utah County Fair Demolition Derby (Spanish Fork)
August  18, 2018
7:00 pm
Spanish Fork Fair Grounds
475 South Main Street
Spanish Fork, Utah

Free Outdoor Movies

Cinema in the Park (Herriman)
June 22- August 20, 2018 at Dusk (9:30 pm)
W & M Butterfield Park
6212 West 14200 South

Draper Friday Night Movies (Draper)
June 15 & July 12 2018
Entertainment at 8, movies at 9
Draper City Amphitheater
944 East Vestry Road

Family Flicks (Snowbird)
June 22 - August 10, 2018
Snowbird Plaza Deck

Friday Night Flicks (Kearns)
June 8- August 10, 2018, opens 8:00 pm, movie at dusk
KOPFC Park Pavilion
5624 South Cougar Lane

Friday Night Flicks (Salt Lake)
June 1 - July 13, 2018 at dusk (about 9:00 pm)
Community booths open at 8:15 pm
Various parks in Salt Lake Valley

Movies at the Capital (Salt Lake)
Bands begin at 7:30, movies start at dusk.
TBA 2018
South West Lawn of the Capitol building

Movies in the Park (Lindon)
June 1 - August 7, 2018 at dusk
Various parks in Lindon

Movies in the Park (Murray)
June 2 - August 3, 2018 at 9:00 pm
Ken Price Baseball Field
244 East Vine Street

Movies in the Park (Provo)
June 4 - 25, 2018 
Rock Canyon Park
2620 North 1200 East

Movies in the Park (Sandy)
June 15 - August 3, 2018 at dusk
Various parks Sandy area

Movies in the Park (Springville)
June 4 - July 16, 2018, opens at 7:00 pm, movie at dusk
Spring Acres Arts Park
700 South 1300 East

Music and Movies (Magna)
June 8 - August 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Pleasant Green Park
3720 South 8400 West

Summer Movies (South Jordan)
June 1 - August 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Various parks in South Jordan

VentureOut! (Millcreek)
June 8 - August 10, 2018
Various parks

What To Do In Provo Summer Concerts

Summer Concerts and Theater

Concerts

Sounds of Summer Concert Series (Sundance)
Sundays 5:00 pm - 7:30pm
July 8 - September 9, 2018
8841 Alpine Loop Road

Concerts in the Park (American Fork)
Monday evenings June 4 - July 30, 2018
American Fork Amphitheater at Quail Cove
851 East 700 North

Deer Valley Music Festival (Park City)
Various days June 30 - July 11, 2018 
Deer Valley Resort 

Moab Music Festival (Moab)
August  27- September 13, 2018
58 East 300 South

Open Mic Night (Provo)
Wednesdays 2018
Velour Live Music Gallery
135 North University Ave

Red Butte Botanical Gardens Outdoor Concert Series (Salt Lake)
Various dates June 12 - September 17, 2018
300 Wakara Way

Rooftop Concerts (Provo)
First Friday of each month, May - September, 2018
Provo Town Square
100 North 100 West

Salt Lake Jazz Festival (Salt Lake)
July 6-7, 2018 
The Gallivan Center
239 South Main Street

Singing the Stories of America! (Provo)
June 29, 30, July 1, 3, 7, 8 at 7:30 pm
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
50 West 200 North

Timpanogos Music Festival (Provo Canyon)
TBA 2018 from 12:00 noon - 11:00 pm
Brent Brown Ballpark
Provo Canyon (Hwy 89)

Twilight Concert Series (Salt Lake)
Thursdays, TBA, 2018
Pioneer Park

Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre (Logan)
July  - August, 2018
59 South 100 West

Theater

Dance Performances at the Covey Center (Provo)
June - August, 2018
Covey Center for the Arts
425 West Center Street

Neil Simon Festival (Cedar City)
July-August 2018
Heritage Theatre
105 North 100 East

Scera Shell Outdoor Theater (Orem)
June 8 - August 18, 2018
Scera Park
699 South State Street

Sundance Summer Theatre (Provo Canyon)
July 19 - August 11, 2018
Sundance Resort Outdoor Amphitheater
8841 North Alpine Loop Road

Tuacahn Amphitheater and Center for the Arts (St. George)
May 25 - October 18, 2018
1100 Tuacahn Drive
Ivins, Utah

Utah Shakespeare Festival (Cedar City)
June 29 - October 13, 2018
Southern Utah University
300 West and Center Street

What To Do In Provo Summer Activities

Summer Activities

City Pools

Lehi Aquatics Center
(801) 768-7124
123 North Center Street
Lehi, Utah

Orem Fitness Center Pool
(801) 229-7154
580 West 165 South
Orem, Utah

Orem SCERA Park Pools
(801) 724-3751
701 South State Street
Orem, Utah

Payson Aquatics Center
801-465-5290
655 South Main Street
Payson, Utah

Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool
(801) 785-6172
65 East 200 South
Pleasant Grove, Utah

Provo Recreation Center and Pool
(801) 852-6600
320 West 500 North
Provo, Utah

Spanish Fork Water Park
(801) 798-5091
428 West Center Street
Spanish Fork, Utah

Springville Swimming Pool
(801) 489-2731
1015 East 900 South
Springville, Utah

Lakes and Reservoirs

Deer Creek State Park
Deer Creek is located ten miles south of Heber on Highway 189.

Spanish Oaks Reservoir (Spanish Fork)
Located above Power House Road and near the Spanish Fork Gun Club. Warning! There are no life guards on duty.

Utah Lake State Park (Provo)
4400 West Center Street
Provo, Utah

Water Parks

Seven Peaks Resort Water Park
1330 East 300 North
Provo, Utah

Aquariums, Aviaries and Zoos

Hogle Zoo (Salt Lake)
2600 East Sunnyside Ave
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Living Planet Aquarium (Sandy)
12033 South Lone Peak Parkway
Draper, Utah

Ogden Nature Center (Ogden)
966 West 12th Street
Odgen, Utah

Tracy Aviary (Salt Lake)
Liberty Park
589 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, Utah

Willow Park Zoo (Logan)
419 West 700 South
Logan, Utah

City Recreation Centers

American Fork Recreation Center
(801) 763-3084
454 North Center Street
American Fork, Utah

Lehi Legacy Center
(801) 768-7124
123 North Center Street
Lehi, Utah

Orem Fitness Center
(801) 229-7154
580 West 165 South
Orem, Utah

Pleasant Grove
(801) 785-6172
65 East 200 South
Pleasant Grove, Utah

Provo Recreation Center and Pool
(801) 852-6600
320 West 500 North
Provo, Utah

Springville Recreation Department
(801) 489-2370
1205 East 900 South
Springville, Utah

Spanish Fork Parks and Recreation Department
(801) 798-4068
428 West Center Street
Spanish Fork, Utah

Climbing Walls

The Quarry
(801) 418-0266
2494 North University Pkwy
Provo, Utah

Disc Golf / Frisbee Golf

Art Dye Park
550 East 1000 North
American Fork, Utah

Dry Creek Trail Park
100 West and 1500 North
Lehi, Utah

River View Park
4620 North 300 West
Provo, Utah

Rock Canyon Park
2620 North 1200 East
Provo, Utah

Bicentennial Park
1400 South 1600 East
Provo, Utah

UVU Course
UVU Campus near baseball field
Orem, Utah

Fishing

Free Fishing Day in Utah
June 9, 2018

SpringLake Trout Farm
3409 West 12300 South
Payson, Utah

Community Fishing Program
Highland Glen
Vivian Park Pond
Provo River
Utah Lake
Canyon View Park Pond
Spanish Oaks Reservoir
Spring Lake
Salem Pond

Tours

Pedal Provo Ghost Tours (Provo)
Fridays & Saturdays after 8:00 pm
West Side of Provo Cemetery
South 900 West

Skate Parks

American Fork Skatepark
Greenwood Park
500 South 200 East
American, Fork

Provo Rec Center Skatepark
222 West 500 North
Provo, Utah

Orem Skate Park
1200 West 300 North
Orem, Utah

Payson Skate Park
655 South Main Street
Payson, Utah

Provo Skate Park
Fort Utah Park
200 North Geneva Road
Provo, Utah

Spanish Fork Skate Park
491 South 600 East
Spanish Fork, Utah

Springville Skate Park
200 South 700 East
Springville, Utah

What To Do In Provo Summer gardens

Gardens and Farmers Markets

Gardens

Hidden Garden Benefit Tour (Utah County)
June 15-16 2018

Red Butte Botanical Gardens (Salt Lake)
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, Utah

International Peace Gardens (Salt Lake)
Jordan Park
1000 South 900 West
Salt Lake City, Utah

Temple Square Garden Tours (Salt Lake)
50 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah

Utah Botanical Center (Kaysville)
725 South Sego Lily Drive
Kaysville, Utah

Wasatch Community Gardens (Salt Lake)
345 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, Utah

Farmers Markets

9th West Farmers Market
Sundays, June- October 2018 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
International Peace Gardens
Jordan Park
1000 South 900 West

Park City Farmers Market
Wednesdays, June - October, 2018 from 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm
The Canyons Resort
Cabriolet Parking Lot (lower lot off Hwy 224)
Park City, Utah

Park Silly Sunday Market
June 3 - September 23, 2018 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Historic Main Street
Park City, Utah

Provo Farmers Market
Saturdays, June 2 - October 27, 2018 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pioneer Park
500 West 100 South
Provo, Utah

Downtown Farmers Market
Saturdays, June 9 - October 20, 2018 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesdays, August 1 - October 17, 2018 from 4:00 pm - Dusk
Historic Pioneer Park
379 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, Utah

Sugar House Farmer's Market
Wednesdays June 6 - October 24, 2018
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Urban Farming
Fridays, early July - mid-October
4:00 - 8:00 pm
Fairmont Park 1040 E Sugarmont
Salt Lake City, Utah

What To Do In Provo Summer outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Outdoors

Free Entrance Days at Utah National Parks
January 15, 2018 (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
April 21, 2018 (First day of National Park Week)
September 22, 2018 (National Public Lands Day)
November 11, 2018 (Veterans Day)

Provo Hiking and Biking Trails

Snowbird Summer Activities

see the Outdoors section for more ideas on things to do.

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