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.
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
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
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
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!)