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

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


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Erin here…  Whatever you do, don’t miss The Color Run on Saturday–it’s the original Color 5K and you come out of that sucker looking like you leg wrestled a rainbow.  Todd and I will be there with all manner of goodies and we’ll enter you to win Elton John concert tickets.  (Details under Saturday’s listings.)



12n-10p: Beaver County Fair: Minersville.  Admision is free, but there’s a $5.00 charge for specialty shows like the rodeo.

4pm: Crafts for Kids: Toole City Library, free.

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

5:30-11pm: Hoops, Hops and Howlers: Canyon Rim Park SLC.  Free admission, “The Lego Movie” at 9pm.

6:30pm: SL Bees vs. Round Rock Express, Smith Ballpark, SLC.  It’s the last fireworks game of the season!  Tix $5-26.00.

6:30pm: Teen Marshmallow Gun Fight at Murray Park.  Free admissionm Murray Library workers will set you up with a marshmallow gun.

7-11pm: Ogden Roots & Blues Summer Festival: runs through Sunday, North Fork Park.  Tix $30-55.00

7:00pm: Ogden Raptors vs. Orem Owlz: Lindquist Field Ogden.  Tix $9-10.00

8-10pm: Singles Dance on Main: Ballroom Utah, SLC.  There’s instructors to help you learn!  $5.00


8:00am: The Color Run: Library Square, downtown SLC.  Run, jog or saunter the 5K that started it all. Show up in white and end the race looking like you went ten rounds with a leprechaun at the end of the rainbow.  There’s fun all along the run route, and a party afterwards.  Rewind 100.7 will be there with prizes and we’ll enter you to win Elton John Concert tickets.  (Sneaky inside tip: get a $5.00 discount on your sign-up online by using the code UTFRIENDS.  And had a 30% off dealhere. The Color Run raises money for the Utah Chapter of the UN Women’s Forum.

10a-10p: Lucas Oil Motorcross World Championship: Miller Motorsports Park, Toole.  Tix $20-$200.00

Farmer’s Markets: Summer’s growing short!  Visit one this weekend…

9a-2p: SLC Downtown Farmer’s Market, Pioneer Park.

9a-2p: Ogden Farmer’s Market, Historic 25th Street

9a-2p: Gardner Village Farmer’s Market

9a-2p: Thanksgiving Point Farmer’s Market 

9a-4p: Ogden Nature Center: free Saturdays, nature hikes, wildlife and bird watching.

9a-10p: Box Elder County Fair, Tremonton, free

9a-5p: Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival: free admission, River’s Edge Resort

3pm: Summer Dance Festival: Belly dancing, modern, jazz, ballet and whatever you feel like jumping in with, free admission and food trucks for snacks.  Viridian Events Center, W. Jordan.

6:00pm: Dumpstaphunk, Canyons Resort.  Wild mixture of blues, funk, jazz and anything they feel like.  A mulititude of musicians you know from other bands who get together for the sheer love of the music.  Free.

7:00pm: Iron County Fair Demolition Derby, Parowan.  $3-6.00



9a-1p: Wheeler Farms Farmer’s Market, free admission.

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

12n-8p: Bear Lake Rendezvous: Laketown.  Pioneer life in all it’s Awesome.  $3.00

12n-10p: Ogden Roots and Blues Festival, $30.00.  North Fork Park, Eden.

12n-10p: Snowbird Resort Oktoberfest, free admission.  Music, brews, kid’s activities.

4pm: Orem Owlz vs. Idaho Falls.  Brent Brown Ballpark, UVU Orem.  Free

7:00pm: SL Bees vs. New Orleans Zephyr, Smith Ballpark.  $6-25.00.

8:00pm: Code Blue Revival Band, free concert in Ed Kenley Park, Layton.

8:00pm: The English Beat, remember “Mirror in the Bathroom?”  EEEK!  Urban Lounge.  $25.00


There’s a virtual avalanche of Awesome at my girlie Michelle’s blog:  Stop by, won’t you?

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