Free–Or–Cheap Weekend Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front

Free–Or–Cheap Weekend Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front

August 15-17 Edition

We’re getting dangerously close to the end of summer–sniff, whimper–and if you’ve got items to check off your bucket list then it’s time to get moving.  Here’s a pile of Awesome for this weekend.  Take a look.

Friday: 

11a-10p: Helper Arts Festival: runs through Sunday, Day of the Dead art exhibition, water fights, music and more.  Free admission.

11a-10p: Davis County Fair: Rides, bear shows (?) rodeo and free admission.  Runs through Saturday.

12n-10p: Midvale Harvest Days: runs through Saturday.  Free admission, block parties, children’s parade and fireworks on Sarturday.

12n-10pm: Sanpete County Fair: runs through Saturday.  Free admisision, carnival rides, rodeo.

12n-10p: Utah County Fair: runs through Saturday.  Animals galore today.  $5.00 general admission.

2:30p: Teen Yoga at the Weber County Library Main Branch.  Free.

4-8pm: Sugarhouse Farmer’s Market.  Sugarmont Plaza, free admission.

4-10pm: Ogden Standard Examiner Block Party: free admission, inflatables, face painting, crafts, food and vendors.

4-10pm: Beaver Mountain Music Festival: runs through Sunday.  Music, food, tons of outdoor challenges.  $22.00, children 10 and under are free.

4-10pm: U92 Summer Jam: our hip hop sister station throws their annual event at the Utah State Fairpark. Tickets are $35-$50.00

5-10pm: Fizz Fest On Soda Row at Daybreak: free admission, face painting, crafts, cupcake decorating, music.

7-11pm: Free showing of “The Hunger Games,” along with gardening classes, music, food and more at Millcreek Venture Out.

7pm: Family Sleepover at Ogden Nature Center: s’mores, stories, walks, crafts and more.  Bring your own tent and sleeping bags.  You need to pre-register by calling 801.621.7595.  $50.00 per family

7pm: Red Butte Gardens Family Camping: camp out in the most beautiful garden in Utah–stories, games and more.  Pre-register here.  $35.00.

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Saturday: 

6:30am: Park City Marathon and half-marathon, free!  Register here.

7:00am: Utah Rides For Cancer, Provo Exchange Park, $25-60

7:30am: Davis County Walks 5K and Kid’s Mud Run: Davis County Events Center, $20.00

9a-2p: Farmer’s Markets Everywhere…

Downtown SLC Farmer’s Market, Pioneer Park

Wasatch Front Farmer’s Market, Gardener Village

Thanksgiving Point Farmer’s Market, Lehi

Ogden Farmer’s Market, Historic 25th Street

10:00am: 2014 Escape Ogden Race: cops & robbers: you bust out of West Stadium Pavilion and the cops spray you with water all through the race.  There’s a massive waterfight at the end.  $35-45

10a-10p: Beaver Mountain Music Festival: muisic, bbq and beer.  Runs through Sunday, $22 for adults, kids 10 and under free.

10a-10p: Utah County Fair, demolition derby, fried fair food.  Varying prices for event tickets.

11a-10p: Helper Arts Festival: free admission.  Food, music, “Day of the Dead” arts exhibition.

11a-10p: Davis County Fair, free admission, fried fair food!

12:30p: REAL Salt Lake Soccer vs. Seattle, Rio Tinto Stadium.  $20-200.00

3p-10p: Utah Beer Festival, Washington Square, SLC.  Music, brews and vendors.  $15-35.00

7pm: Five For Fighting in concerrt, Deer Valley.  $40.00

Sunday:

9a-1p: Wheeler Farm Farmer’s Market

10a-2p: Park Silly Sunday Market, Historic Main Street

10a-8p: Sanpete County Fair, Manti.  Free admission, fair food!

11am: Hummingbirds Day: Antelope Island State Park, free admission.  Clouds of the little guys!

12:30p: Blues, Brews & BBQ: Snowbasin Resort, free sdmission, hikes, bounce houses, nature tours

4:00pm: Orem Owls vs. Billings, Utah Valley University–free!

7:00pm: Arts In The Park, Wines Park, Lehi.  Brings chairs and a picnic basket for a free concert.

8:00pm: Davis County Arts Concert: Cutler Family Fiddlers, Ed Kenley Park, free.

Three Movies You Don’t Want To Miss This Weekend!

1. The Expendables 3: (action)  Explosions.  Harrison Ford, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis.  A bunch of other guys.  Click here for local theatres and times.

(BTW: don’t miss our interview with Randy Couture, great gossip from the set!)

2. Let’s Be Cops: (comedy) Damon Wayans Jr, Andy Garcia: missed our Rewind 100.7 premiere last week?  Find your location and times here.

3. The Giver: (teen, dystopian society, scifi)  Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges.  Location and times here.

There’s always more ideas at UtahMama.com and the wonderful EnjoyUtah.org

 

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