Free–Or Cheap–Weekend Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front
Salt Lake Comic Con pretty much rules the weekend for us here at Chez Collard, but there’s a million things to do, most at low or no cost! Take a look and make some plans…
10am: The Utah State Fair begins today! Tickets are $7-10.
10a-7p: Salt Lake Comic Con, Salt Palace. Tickets $17-250
12n: Brigham City’s Peach Days runs through Saturday. Free admission.
11a-11p: Salt Lake Greek Festival begins today and runs through Sunday 9.7. Tickets are $3–kids free.
4-8pm: Sugarhouse Farmer’s Market at Sugarmont Plaza, free admission.
7:30pm: Rooftop Concert Series in Provo, The Moth and The Flame. Free admission, bring a lawn chair.
8:30pm: The Lego Movie, Scera Shell in Orem. Tons of Lego activities, $3
9:30pm: Moonlight Canoeing down the lower Provo River: so cool! Canoe the river under a full moon with experts from the CLAS Ropes Course. You bring a jacket, they’ll bring the s’mores. $15-168
Farmer’s Markets: as the days grow colder, our time for fresh produce and locally-sourced yumminess is close to ending!
8am-1pm: Ogden Farmer’s Market
9am-1pm: Gardener Village Farmer’s Market
10am-2pm: Thanksgiving Point Farmer’s Market
10am-7pm: Salt Lake Comic Con, Salt Palace. Tix $17-250
10a-10p: Utah State Fair
10am: Walk Now for Autism Speaks fundraising walk at the Southtowne Expo Center–donation requested.
10a-2p: Chile Roast Festival, Peterson Family Farm in Riverton. Food, music, free canoe classes.
10a-4p: IceFest Celebration, Salt Lake County Ice Rink–free food, free family skating,. free lessons.
2pm: The Amazing Spiderman 2: free viewing at the Weber County Library Main Branch.
5p-11p: The Oddball Comedy Festival: Usana Ampitheatre, Louis CK, Sarah Silverman. Tix $35-100
6pm: Retro Futura Tour-Howard Jones, Ultravox and Thompson Twins at Sandy Ampitheatre, tix $35
8pm: REAL Salt Lake vs. Dallas, Rio Tinto Stadium. Tix $20-200
9am-1pm: Wheeler Farmer Farmer’s Market, free admission
11a-8p: Salt Lake City Greek Festival, Greek Orthodox Church. Tix $3–sing it with me! “Spaaaanikopitaaaa!”
12n-6pm: Oktoberfest-Snowbird Resort. Free admission, tons of kid’s activities and hikes. Oh, and beer.
1p-5pm: Craft Sabbath Salt Lake City Main Library. Free admission, amazing crafts and food.
5pm: Utah PRCA Rodeo–Utah State Fairgrounds. Tix $12
This is just the tip of the iceburg when it comes to weekend fun: be sure to stop by my girlie Michelle’s blog EnjoyUtah.org for more Fall information and ideas.