Things to Do in the Summertime (June - August)

What To Do In Provo Summer Fairs

Fairs

City Fairs

Alpine Days
August 6 - 14, 2021

America's Freedom Festival
July 3, 2021

American Fork Steel Days
July 5 - 10, 2021

Cedar Hills Family Festival
June 1 - 5, 2021

Eagle Mountain Pony Express Days
June 2 - 5, 2021

Highland Fling
August 2 - 7, 2021

Lehi Round-Up Celebration
June 20 - 26, 2021

Lindon Days
July 31 - August 7, 2021

Mapleton Pioneer Day Celebration and Parade
July 19 - 24, 2021

Midway Swiss Days
September 3 - 4, 2021

Orem Summerfest
June 7 - 12, 2021

Payson Golden Onion Days
Labor Day weekend
September 3 - 6, 2021

Payson Scottish Festival
July 9 - 10, 2021

Pleasant Grove Strawberry Days
June 16 - 19, 2021

Provo Freedom Days
July 2 - 5, 2021

Salem Days
August 7 - 14, 2021

Salt Lake City Days of ’47
July 20 - 24, 2021

Santaquin Orchard Days
July 31 - August 7, 2021

Saratoga Splash
June 7 - 12, 2021

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days
July 21 – 24, 2021

Springville Art City Days
June 5 - 12, 2021

County and State Fairs

Juab County Fair (Nephi)
August 7 - 14, 2021

Salt Lake County Fair (South Jordan)
DISCONTINUED

Utah County Fair (Spanish Fork)
August 5 - 7, 2021

Utah State Fair (Salt Lake)
September 9 - 19, 2021

Wasatch County Fair (Heber)
July 30 - August 7, 2021

Weber County Fair (Ogden)
August 11 - 14, 2021

What To Do In Provo Summer Festivals

Summer Events and Festivals

Festivals

Arts Festival
June 12 - 13, 2021
25th Street, Ogden

Arts Festival
August 6 - 8, 2021 
Kimball Art Center
638 Park Avenue, Park City

Asian Festival
TBA 2021 
South Towne Expo Center
9575 South State Street, Sandy

Balloon Fest
July 2 - 5, 2021
6:30 - 8:00 am
Bulldog Field
1100 North Freedom Blvd.

Balloon Festival
TBA 2021
Storm Mountain Park
11400 South 1000 East, Sandy

Children's Art Festival
June 11, 2021
10:00 am
Springville Museum of Art
126 East 400 South, Springville

Chalk Art Festival
June 18 - 19, 2021
The Gateway
18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake

Craft Lake City
August 13 - 15, 2021
Utah State Fairpark
Salt Lake

Colonial Days
July 2 - 5, 2021 
Scera Park
675 South State Street, Orem

Festival Peruano en Utah (SLC)
July 23, 2021 
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Gateway
18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake

Fee-free weekends at Utah National Parks
January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King Day)
April 17, 2021 (First day of National Park Week)
August 4, 2021 (Anniversary of Great American Outdoors Act)
August 25, 2021 (National Parks Service Birthday)
September 25, 2021 (Public Lands Day)
November 11, 2021 (Veterans Day)

Great Basin Fiber Arts Fair
May 8, 2021 VIRTUAL 
Legacy Events Center
151 South 1100 West, Farmington

Handcart Days (Bountiful)
July 24, 2021
Main Street from 1500 South to 400 North

Highland Games (Lehi)
CANCELLED 2021

Icelandic Festival (Spanish Fork)
TBA 2021
Spanish Fork City Parks
49 South Main Street

Mormon Miracle Pageant (Manti)
DISCONTINUED

Parade of Homes (Utah County)
June 3 - 19, 2021 (closed Sundays and Mondays)
Various locations in Utah County

Pleasant Grove Promenade (Pleasant Grove)
CANCELLED 2020
Historic Downtown Park
200 South Main Street

Pioneer Day Extravaganza (Provo)
July 24, 2020 
North Park
500 North 500 West

Special Olympics
June 16, 2021
West Valley City

Springville World Folkfest (Springville)
July 30 - 31, 2021
Spring Acres Arts Park

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival (Lehi)
September 9 - 11,  2021 
Ashton Gardens, Thanksgiving Point

Utah Arts Festival (Salt Lake)
August 27 - 29, 2021

Utah Lake Festival (Provo)
TBA 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Utah Lake State Park
4400 West Center Street

Utah Midsummer Renaissance Fair (Cedar City)
July 14 - 17, 2021 
Main Street Park

Utah Valley Marathon (Provo Area)
June 5, 2021
Marathon, Half Marathon, & 10K and Kids 1k
End at Provo Tabernacle Park

Venture Outdoors Festival (Salt Lake Area)
Fridays from June 4 - July 23, 2021 
Various locations in Salt Lake area

Open House and Air Show
June 25 - 26, 2022
Hill Air Force Base
7981 Georgia Street, Ogden

Fire Works

Fire on the Water at Jordanelle State Park
CANCELLED 2020 
Public beach area of Jordanelle State Park

Sugarhouse Park July 4th Celebration (Salt Lake)
TBA 2020
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 30 - August 7, 2021 
6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Wasatch County Fairgrounds
415 South Southfield Road

Juab County Fair Demolition Derby (Nephi)
August 14, 2021 
Juab County Fairgrounds
400 West Center Street

Salt Lake County Fair Demolition Derby (South Jordan)
DISCONTINUED
2100 South 11400 West

Utah County Fair Demolition Derby (Spanish Fork)
August 7, 2021
7:00 pm
Spanish Fork Fair Grounds
475 South Main Street
Spanish Fork, Utah

Free Outdoor Movies

Cinema in the Park (Herriman)
TBA 2021
W & M Butterfield Park
6212 West 14200 South

Draper Friday Night Movies (Draper)
June 18, 2021
Entertainment at 8:30 pm, movies at 9:15 pm
Draper City Amphitheater
944 East Vestry Road

Family Flicks (Snowbird)
CANCELLED 2021
Snowbird Plaza Deck

Friday Night Flicks (Kearns)
CANCELLED 2020
Opens 8:00 pm, movie at dusk
KOPFC Park Pavilion
5624 South Cougar Lane

Friday Night Flicks (Salt Lake)
CANCELLED 2021
Community booths open at 8:15 pm
Various parks in Salt Lake Valley

Movies at the Capital (Salt Lake)
CANCELLED 2021
Bands begin at 7:30, movies start at dusk.
South West Lawn of the Capitol building

Movies in the Park (Lindon)
June 10, 25, July 8, 16, August 3 and 5, 2021
Various parks in Lindon

Movies in the Park (Murray) 
CANCELLED 2021
Ken Price Baseball Field
244 East Vine Street

Movies in the Park (Provo)
Mondays at 8:00 pm 
Rock Canyon Park
2620 North 1200 East

Movies in the Park (Sandy)
June 11 - August 6, 2021
Various parks Sandy area

Movies in the Park (Springville)
June 21 - July 19, 2021, opens at 7:00 pm, movie at dusk
Spring Acres Arts Park
700 South 1300 East

Music and Movies (Magna)
TBA 2021
Pleasant Green Park
3720 South 8400 West

Summer Movies (South Jordan)
June 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and August 6, 2021
Various parks in South Jordan

VentureOut! Date Night (Millcreek)
June 4 - July 30, 2021 
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 9 - August 28, 2021
8841 Alpine Loop Road

Concert in the Park (American Fork)
July 5, 2021 - 7:00 pm
American Fork Amphitheater at Quail Cove
851 East 700 North

Deer Valley Music Festival (Park City)
July 2 - August 7, 2021 
Deer Valley Resort 

Moab Music Festival (Moab)
August  30 - September 16, 2021 
58 East 300 South

Open Mic Night (Provo)
Wednesdays starting August 2020 
Velour Live Music Gallery
135 North University Ave

Red Butte Botanical Gardens Outdoor Concert Series (Salt Lake)
July 30 - September 30, 2021
300 Wakara Way

Rooftop Concerts (Provo)
DISCONTINUED 

Salt Lake Jazz Festival (Salt Lake)
CANCELLED 2021
The Gallivan Center
239 South Main Street

Singing the Stories of America! (Provo)
CANCELLED 2021
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
50 West 200 North

Timpanogos Music Festival (Provo Canyon)
August 27 - 28, 2021
Brent Brown Ballpark
Provo Canyon (Hwy 89)

Twilight Concert Series (Salt Lake)
August 19 -  September 24, 2021
Pioneer Park

Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre (Logan)
July 7 - 30, 2021 
59 South 100 West

Theater

Performances at the Covey Center (Provo)
June - August, 2021
Covey Center for the Arts
425 West Center Street

Neil Simon Festival (Cedar City)
July 14 - 31, 2021
Heritage Theatre
105 North 100 East

Scera Shell Outdoor Theater (Orem)
June 4 - August 14, 2021
Scera Park
699 South State Street

Sundance Summer Theatre (Provo Canyon)
July 22 - August 14, 2021
Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
Sundance Resort Outdoor Amphitheater
8841 North Alpine Loop Road

Tuacahn Amphitheater and Center for the Arts (St. George)
May 7 - October 23, 2021 
1100 Tuacahn Drive
Ivins, Utah

Utah Shakespeare Festival (Cedar City)
June 21 - September 11, 2021
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 Recreation Center
(801) 489-2731
717 South 1200 West
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

Splash Summit 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

Zootah at 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 12, 2021

Spring Lake Trout Farm
3409 West 12300 South
Payson, Utah

Community Fishing Program
Highland Glen
Vivian Park Pond
Spring Lake
Manilla Park Pond
Salem Pond
Pole Canyon Pond
Canyon View Park Pond
Spanish Oaks Reservoir
Bartholomew Family Park Pond

Tours

Pedal Provo Ghost Tours (Provo)
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 25 - 26, 2021

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 2021 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
International Peace Gardens
Jordan Park
1000 South 900 West

Park City Farmers Market
Wednesdays, May - October, 2021 from 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm
Silver King Lot
1485 Empire Ave
Park City, Utah

Park Silly Sunday Market
Sundays, June 6 - September 26, 2021
Historic Main Street
Park City, Utah

Provo Farmers Market
Saturdays, June  - October  2021 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pioneer Park
500 West 100 South
Provo, Utah

Downtown Farmers Market
Saturdays, June - October 2021 from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesdays, August - October 2021 from 4:00 pm - Dusk
Historic Pioneer Park
379 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, Utah

Sugar House Farmer's Market
Sundays, August 1 - 29, 2021 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What To Do In Provo Summer outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Outdoors

Free Entrance Days at Utah National Parks
January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
April 17, 2021 (First day of National Park Week)
August 4, 2021 (Anniversary of Great American Outdoors Act)
August 25, 2021 (National Park Service Birthday)
September 25, 2021 (National Public Lands Day)
November 11, 2021 (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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