It’s County Fair Season! Free–Or Cheap–Weekend Family Fun
It’s County Fair season with a vengeance. Go on…you know you want to see the World’s Biggest Butter Sculpture and eat something fried on a stick. Most of the fairs are free, get all your information, make your schedule and we’ll see you at the cotton candy stand!
7:00am: Sandy Balloon Festival–balloons launch early and activities continue through Saturday, this event is free. Info here.
10am-10pm: Salt Lake County Fair: country artists, rodeo, livestock, all the old-school fair Awesome. $10.00 per carload. SL County Equestrian Center. More info here.
12n-10pm: Summit County Fair: tons of kid’s activities, rodeo, Austin Wolfe from American Idol at 7pm. Free, more info here.
12n-9pm: The Friendly Island Festival--Tongun art, food, music and culture. Free admission, Fairmont Park, info here.
3pm: Star Wars Afternoon-Riverton Library. Free admission, crafts, activities and movies, ages 10-17. More info here.
5-10pm: Craft Lake City: Gallivan Center. Art, music food, fascinating stuff you likely won’t see anywhere else-free admission. More info here.
7-10pm: Bountiful City Summerfest: music from all over the world. Free admission, free art projects, food and crafts to buy. More info here.
7pm: Ogden Raptors vs. Helena Brewers: more info here. Tickets $6-9.00
7pm: SL Bees vs. El Paso: Smith’s Ballpark. $5-25.00. More info here.
8pm: Free movies at Snowbird Resort–showing tonight: “Hook.” Admission is free, info here.
9am-11pm: Alphorn Festival at Solitude Resort–feel like you’re in Switzerland! Free admission,info here.
9am-11pm: Weber County Fair: rides, animals, fair food. $2-50.00. Info here.
9am-4pm: Ogden Nature Center--free admission Saturday! Guided tours, crafts and activities. Info here.
10am-10pm: SL County Fair, $10 per carload, more info here.
10am-10pm: Carbon County Fair–Price. Quilting, music, rodeo and food. Info here.
10am-10pm: Juab County Fair--Nephi City, rodeo, “cupcake wars” and demolition derby. Free admission, info is here.
10am: Adventures in Art, BYU Museum of Art in Provo, free admission, tons of family activities. Info here.
11a-10pm: Cache County Fair, Logan. $7-11.00, carnival, rodeo...info here.
Noon-10pm: Bluffdale Old West Days, Bountiful City Park, free admission, info here.
Noon-10pm: Craft Lake City at the Gallivan Center–amazing arts and crafts, food and music. Free admission, info here.
3-10pm: Pickin’ At Park City: Bluegrass festival, beer and BBQ. Free admission, Park City Resort. Info here.
7-10pm: Cool Air Concert Series: Snowbird Resort. Joshua James is playing, free admission. Info here.
7pm: Black Diamond Divas vs. Salt Flat Fallots: roller derby, baby! $10.00, Derby Depot SLC. Info here.
7pm: Derek Hough Book Signing: “Lessons Learned From A Life In Motion” Utah native and “Dancing With The Stars” will talk about his life and adventures. King’s English Book Store, SLC, free admission. Info here.
8-10pm: Sandy City Balloon Festival--the night launch at South Towne Promenade, free admission, info here.
9am: Wheeler Farm Farmer’s Market--free admission. Info here.
10am: Park Silly Sunday Market: Park City Main Street, free admission, info here.
12:30-5:30pm: Blues, Brews and BBQ: Snow Basin Resort, Huntsville. Free admission, music, nature hikes and bounce houses. Info here.
12noon-9pm: Alphorn Festival–Solitude Resort. Feel like you’re in Switzerland! Free admission, info here.
1pm: SL Bees vs. El Paso--Smith’s Ballpark. $5-25.00, info here.
8pm: Arts in the Park: Wines Park, Lehi. Free admission to the “Swing Sisters.” Info here.
8pm: Sunday Night Concert Series--Ed Kenley Park in Layton. Free admission, the “Dunmore Lasses” are playing–great Celtic fusion. Info here.
Okay, I’m exhausted from putting this thing together–please add your ideas and information! There’s always a wealth of activities on EnjoyUtah.org.