Top Utah festivals and events to check out in 2017 and best county fairs, music fests and much more

Utah festivals and events

Best Utah festivals 2017 and top events – The best Utah festivals 2017 complete listing of all the events not to miss this year in Utah. Great opportunities, offers, events, and vendor slashed pricing for event organizers and entrepreneurs.  These are some of the top events in Utah for the next few months.  There are many opportunities for organizers to advertise, and vendors to get customized products promoted for festival sales this year.

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Utah festivals in March 2017

Here are all your top things to do in Utah this March.  The fun has just begun, despite having a total idiot President of the US.  We will survive Trump with these great events!
St. Patty’s Spring Fling 2017
MARCH 3, 2017

Location: St. George, UT, Downtown
2017 Spring Craft Boutique
MARCH 8-11, 2017

Location: Farmington, UT, Legacy Events Center

Salt Lake Tribune Home and Garden Festival
MARCH 10-12, 2017

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, South Towne Exposition Center

International Sportsmen’s Expo 2017
MARCH 16, 2017

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, South Towne Exposition Center

2017 Salt Lake City Gem Faire
MARCH 24, 2017

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, South Towne Exposition Center/Exhibit Hall 5

2017 Cache Valley Home and Garden Show
MARCH 24, 2017

Location: North Logan, UT, Eccles Ice Center

Battlecreek Boutique 2017
MARCH 15, 2017

Location: Pleasant Grove, UT, Battlecreek Boutique

Festival of Colors 2017
MARCH 25, 2017

Location: Spanish Fork, UT, Sri SriRadha Krishna Temple

South Towne Bridal Extravaganza 2017
MARCH 25, 2017

Location: Sandy, UT, South Towne Expo

Salt Lake Tribune Home and Garden Festival
March 7, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Exposition Center
Find innovative products, new ideas, practical advice and great deals in remodeling, home improvement and gardening with hundreds of experts all.

Tony Barberini’s 2017 Birthday Bash in Ogden, Utah

Celebrate Ogden, Utah’s adopted son, Tony Barberini celebrating his 33rd birthday March 16th.  Join the party downtown and join the naked mile jog through the streets.

Lifestyle Expo
March 21, 2017

Sandy, Utah at South Towne Expo Center
Event will be held on March 21st through March 22nd, 2017..

Parts Plus Autorama
March 21, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Expo Center
The Parts Plus AutoRama returns to the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy, Utah for the 40th annual event. This prime.

Salt Lake City Gem Faire
March 28, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Exposition Center/Exhibit Hall 5
Featuring over 150 exhibitors with gems, beads, fossils, jewelry, crystals, minerals, tools, treasures, collectibles, metaphysical, keepsakes and lots more.

February 11, 2017

  • Utah Boat Show & Watersports Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah

February 18, 2017

  • Utah Sportsmens\’ Vacation and RV Show in Salt Lake City, Utah

February, 2017

  • Delta Snow Goose Festival in Delta, Utah
  • Utah Sportsmen\’s Vacation and RV Show in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Winter Rock Reggae in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Syracuse Shakespeare Festival Presents, “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” in Syracuse, Utah

November 6, 2017

  • Mistletoe Mall in Gunnison, Utah
  • Logan Holiday Gift Show in Logan, Utah
  • Moab Folk Festival in Moab, Utah

November 7, 2017

  • Country Hearts Boutique in Delta, Utah
  • Tuacahn Saturday Market in Ivins, Utah
  • Jewish Arts Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah

November 11, 2017

  • Simple Treasures Holiday Craft Boutique in Farmington, Utah

November 13, 2017

  • Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show in Sandy, Utah
  • Candy Cane Village Boutique in Spring City, Utah

November 15, 2017

  • Hanukkah Market in Salt Lake City, Utah

November 18, 2017

  • Holy Cow It Moo\’s Be Christmas in Pleasant Grove, Utah

November 20, 2017

  • Helper Christmas Crafts Fair in Helper, Utah
  • What a Woman Wants Show in Sandy, Utah

November 26, 2017

  • Christmas in the Country in Parowan, Utah

November 27, 2017

  • Novemberfest Arts and Crafts Fair in Logan, Utah

November, 2017

  • Dugway Holiday Bazaar in Dugway, Utah
  • Moab Celtic Festival – Scots on the Rocks in Moab, Utah
  • Santa\’s Workshop, The Christmas Gift Show in Saint George, Utah
  • Salt Lake City Winter Sports Show & Swap in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Christmas Gift and Craft Show in Spanish Fork, Utah
  • Vernal Community Holly Days Festival in Vernal, Utah

October 23, 2017

  • What Women Want Expo in Saint George, Utah

October, 2017

  • Pitchin\’ Punkins Fall Pumpkin Festival – Machine Contest Registration in Heber City, Utah
  • Pitchin\’ Punkins Fall Pumpkin Festival – Tickets in Heber City, Utah
  • Art in Kayenta Festival in Ivins, Utah
  • Cornbelly’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Festival in Lehi, Utah
  • Pitchin’ Punkins Fall Festival – Utah\’s Pumpkin Throwing Festival in Midway, Utah
  • Plod N’ Pitch 5K Pumpkin Fun Run – Part of Pitchin\’ Punkin Fall Festival in Midway, Utah
  • Fall Fest In The Park in Parowan, Utah
  • Oktoberfest in Price, Utah
  • Reelfoot Arts And Crafts Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Fall Harvest Festival in Wellsville, Utah
  • Fifty in West Haven, Utah
  • FiftySixth Fall Bazaar in West Haven, Utah

Utah festivals in April 2017

St. George Art Festival

Saint George, Utah at St George Town Square

April 2014 past events

What a Woman wants Expo

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Expo Center

Salt Lake City Spring Crossroads of the West Gun Show

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Expo Center

Original Salt Lake Antiques Show

Salt Lake, Utah at South Towne Expo Center

Heber Spring Home Remo. and Decorating Show
April 19, 2014

Heber, Utah at Wasatch County Event CTR
Show will be held on Apr 19- 21, 2014. Features: Cooking Demos from top local restaurants, the Do-It-Yourself Workshops, The World.

Farmington Spring Repticon Show
April 20, 2014

Farmington, Utah at Davis County Fairgrounds; Legacy Event Center
Featuring reptile and amphibian breeders and wholesalers, reptile pet products and supplies, educational seminars and exhibits, and fun-filled activities

Utah festivals in May 2017

Crossroads Doll and Teddy Bear Show
May 17, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at Utah Fairpark, Promontory Hall
Join us for a Spring celebration This event will feature Cat s, cookies, prizes and our fabulous sales floor!

May 2014 past events

Farmington Spring Cat Boutique
May 01, 2014

Farmington, Utah at Legacy Events Center
The Legacy Events Center is in a very affluent community and is a well known location. This location allows us to.

Girl’s Night Out
May 3, 2014

Salt Lake City, Utah at Edison Street Events
Girls’ Night Out (GNO) will be a night of fun just for the GIRLS – no guys allowed! For a $15.

Crossroads Doll and Teddy Bear Show
May 4, 2014

Salt Lake City, Utah at Utah Fairpark, Promontory Hall
Join us for a Spring celebration! We will be hosting a fun afternoon open house sponsored by the doll clubs in.

Holy Cow It Moos Be Mother’s Day Boutique
May 8, 2014

Pleasant Grove, Utah at Recreation Center
Over 60 of the most talented Cat ers around. Holiday Decor and Gifts, So Watch Yourself, Jewelry, Handbags, Sexy Modest, Wendy Sues.

Mother’s Day Bazaar
May 09, 2017

Provo, Utah at The Shops at Riverwoods
It’s got the frenetic energy of a punk show, the culture of an art gallery, the community of your local farmers.

Draper City Arts and Cat s Festival
May 11, 2017

Draper, Utah at Draper City Park
Handmade items. Draper’s first Arts & Cat s Festival will be held on Saturday, May 11, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Amazing Earthfest
May 12, 2017

Kanab, Utah at Kane County Office of Tourism
Southern Utah’s week-long festival celebrating the wonders of our planet, is held each year during the 3rd week of May in.

Spring Harvest of Gems
May 17, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at 2100 West 11400 South
Admission: $2.00 Donation Kids, Scouts, and Leaders in Uniform…FREE Door Prize Tickets – $1.00 Grab Bags – Wheel of Fortune -.

What Women Want Expo – St George
May 17, 2017

St George, Utah at Dixie Center
The What Women Want expo is a chance for women from all around to come together and experience all the new.

Scandinavian Festival
May 23, 2017

Ephraim, Utah at Snow College Campus
The 2017 Scandinavian Heritage Festival is set for Thursday through Saturday, May 23-25th (Memorial Weekend) in Ephraim, Utah. The festival begins.

Moab Arts Festival
May 25, 2017

Moab, Utah at Swanny City Park
The Festival takes place at the Swanny City Park, located on the corner of 400 North and 100 West. Featuring Jewelry,.

Moab Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo
May 31, 2017

Moab, Utah at 3641 South Highway 191
Bull rideres, barrel races, team roping, individual roping, saddle bronc, bare back, mutton bustin, clowns and more

Utah festivals in June 2017

Salt Lake City Gem Faire
June 20, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Exposition Center/Exhibit Hall 5
Featuring over 150 exhibitors with gems, beads, fossils, jewelry, crystals, minerals, tools, treasures, collectibles, metaphysical, keepsakes and lots more.

Art and Flute Festival 2017 Springdale, Utah

Arts Festival 2017 Riverton, Utah

Arts Festival 2017 Tooele, Utah

Country Fest 2017 South Jordan, Utah

Deseret Peak Stampede and Days 2017 Tooele, Utah

Ebenezer Bryce Festival 2017 Tropic, Utah

Groovefest American Music Festival 2017 Cedar City, Utah

Happy Valley Film Festival 2017 Orem, Utah

Himalayan Performing Arts Fest 2017 Spanish Fork, Utah

Lehi Round-Up 2017 Lehi, Utah

Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally 2017 Panguitch, Utah

Summerfest Arts Faire 2017 Logan, Utah

Utah Arts Festival Salt Lake City, Utah

Utah festivals in July 2017

Butch Cassidy Days 2017 Junction, Utah

Farmington Festival Days 2017 Farmington, Utah

Heritage Festival 2017 Boulder, Utah

Llama Fest 2017 Spanish Fork, Utah

Mountain Spirit Heritage Festival 2017 Wanship, Utah

Old Time Fiddlers and Bear Festival 2017 Cannonville, Utah

Pioneer Days 2017 Ogden, Utah

Samoan Heritage Festival of Utah

2017 West Valley

Tremonton City Days 2017 Tremonton, Utah

Wasatch County Fair 2017 Heber, Utah

Utah festivals in August 2017

Box Elder County Fair & Golden Spike Rodeo 2017 Tremonton, Utah

Butch Cassidy Days 2017 Junction, Utah

Cache County Fair 2017 Logan, Utah

Carbon County Fair & Rodeo 2017 Price, Utah

Davis County Fair 2017 Farmington, Utah

Duchesne County Fair 2017 Duchesne, Utah

Emery County Fair 2017 Castle Dale, Utah

Garland Wheat & Beet Days 2017 Garland, Utah

Iron County Fair 2017 Parowan, Utah

Juab County Fair 2017 Nephi, Utah

Kimball Arts Festival 2017 Park City, Utah

Middle Eastern Dance Festival 2017 West Valley, Utah

Millard County Fair 2017 Delta, Utah

Morgan County Fair 2017 Morgan, Utah

Music Festival 2017 Moab, Utah

Ogden Valley Balloon Festival 2017 Ogden, Utah

Salt Lake County Fair 2017 South Jordan, Utah

Sanpete County Fair 2017 Manti, Utah

Sevier County Fair 2017 Richfield, Utah

Summit County Fair 2017 Coalville, Utah

Tooele County Fair & Livestock Show 2017 Tooele, Utah

Uintah County Fair 2017 Vernal, Utah

Wasatch County Fair 2017 Heber, Utah

Wayne County Fair 2017 Loa, Utah

Weber County Fair 2017 Ogden, Utah

Utah festivals in September 2017

  1. Hurricane Peach Days – The Hurricane Peach Days is a great event held in Hurricane on September 01, 2017 to September 03, 2017.
  2. Iron County Fair – The Iron County Fair is a great event held in Parowan on September 01, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  3. Moab Music Festival – The Moab Music Festival is a great event held in Moab on September 01, 2017 to September 12, 2017.
  4. Midway Swiss Days – The Midway Swiss Days is a great event held in Midway on September 02, 2017 to September 03, 2017.
  5. Onion Days – The Onion Days is a great event held in Payson on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  6. Bank of the West Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Champ. – The Bank of the West Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Champ. is a great event held in Heber City on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  7. Polynesian Days – The Polynesian Days is a great event held in Lehi on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  8. Brigham City Peach Days – The Brigham City Peach Days is a great event held in Brigham City on September 07, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  9. Utah State Fair – The Utah State Fair is a great event held in Salt Lake City on September 08, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  10. Old Capitol Art and Living History Fesitval – The Old Capitol Art and Living History Fesitval is a great event held in Fillmore on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  11. Green River Melon Days – The Green River Melon Days is a great event held in Green River on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  12. What a Woman Wants Show – The What a Woman Wants Show is a great event held in Sandy on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  13. Harvest War – The Harvest War is a great event held in Mantau on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  14. Simple Treasures Fall Craft Boutique – The Simple Treasures Fall Craft Boutique is a great event held in Farmington on September 21, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  15. Zion Canyon Music Festival – The Zion Canyon Music Festival is a great event held in Springdale on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  16. Escalante Canyon’s Art Festival/Everett Ruess Days – The Escalante Canyon’s Art Festival/Everett Ruess Days is a great event held in Escalante on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  17. Holy Cow It Moos Be A Harvest Boutique – The Holy Cow It Moos Be A Harvest Boutique is a great event held in Pleasant Grove on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  18. Gem Faire / Salt Lake City – The Gem Faire / Salt Lake City is a great event held in Sandy on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.

Peach Days
September 4, 2017

Brigham City, Utah at Main Street and Community Center
Among the many assets of Brigham City is the history and heritage that exists. Started in 1904 as a day-off from.

Utah State Fair
September 5, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at Fairpark
Fair will be held on September 5-15, 2017..

Old Capitol Art and Living History Fesitval
September 6, 2017

Fillmore, Utah at Territorial Statehouse State Park

Avenues Street Fair
September 14, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at The Avenues area of Salt Lake City
The 2017 Avenues Street Fair will be held on Saturday, September 14, on 1st Avenue between P Street and U Street..

Cedar City Fine Arts and Jewelry Festival
September 20, 2017

Cedar City, Utah at Main Street Park
The Fall Fine Arts and Jewelry Festival will be held in main Street Park September 20-21, 2017. The show is being.

Green River Melon Days
September 20, 2017

Green River, Utah at E Main St and Solomon
Event will be held on September 20-21, 2017. Hours: Fri 12-7, Sat 8-5.

Salt Lake City Fall Crossroads of the West Gun Show
September 21, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Expo Center
The Salt Lake City Crossroads of the West Gun Show will be held on Saturday, 21-Sep through Sunday, 22-Sep 2017. Show.

Leave It To Beavers!
September 21, 2017

Boulder, Utah at Anasazi State Park
Event will be held on September 21, 2017..

Holy Cow It Moos Be Harvest Boutique
September 25, 2017

Pleasant Grove, Utah at Recreation Center
Over 60 of the most talented Cat ers around. Holiday Decor and Gifts, So Watch Yourself, Jewelry, Handbags, Sexy Modest, Wendy Sues.

Zion Canyon Music Festival
September 27, 2017

Springdale, Utah at Springdale Ball Field in Zion Canyon
The previous three festivals were a great success. Plan to be here next September when the festival will again fill Zion.

Heber Fall Home Remo. and Decorating Show
September 27, 2017

Heber, Utah at Wasatch County Event CTR
Show will be held on Sep 27- 29, 2017. Features: Cooking Demos from top local restaurants, the Do-It-Yourself Workshops, The World.

Salt Lake City Fall Gem Faire
September 27, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Exposition Center/Exhibit Hall 5
Nearly 150 exhibitors with gems, beads, fossils, jewelry, crystals, minerals, tools, treasures, collectibles, metaphysical, keepsakes and lots more. Gem Faire, established.

Everett Ruess Days Art Festival
September 27, 2017

Escalante and Boulder, Utah at Downtown
Festival events includes a plein air painting competition with $8000.00 given in prizes, a fine arts and Cat s exhibition and sale,.

Escalante Canyon’s Art Festival and Everett Ruess Days
September 27, 2017

Escalante, Utah at Downtown
Festival events include a plein air painting competition with over $8000 in prizes, a fine arts and Cat s exhibition and sale,.

Santa Clara Swiss Days
September 27, 2017

Santa Clara, Utah at 2603 Santa Clara Drive
Santa Clara’s Annual Swiss Days Celebration is truely a home-town celebration full of history and fun! Santa Clara celebrated its first.

Utah Valley Renaissance Faire
September 27, 2017

Lehi, Utah at Electric Park
Join us at The Utah Valley Renaissance Faire in Lehi, Utah! Live stage performances. Jousting by the Knights of Mayhem.

Autumn Classics Music Festival In September 2017 Park City, Utah

Country and Bluegrass Festival In September 2017 Spring City, Utah

Festival of India In September 2017 Spanish Fork, Utah

Iron County Fair In September 2017 Parowan, Utah

Japanese Fall Festival In September 2017 Salt Lake City, Utah

Literary Festival In September 2017 Park City, Utah

Music Festival In September 2017 Moab, Utah

Native American Fair and Rodeo In September 2017 Bluff, Utah

Peach Days In September 2017 Brigham City, Utah

Reggae in the Mountains In September 2017 Salt Lake City, Utah

Spring City Arts Festival In September 2017 Spring City, Utah

Swing ‘n Dixie Festival In September 2017 Ogden, Utah

Swiss Days In September 2017 Midway, Utah

Swiss Days In September 2017 Santa Clara, Utah

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival In September 2017 Orem, Utah

Utah Festival of Fire In September 2017 Ogden, Utah

Utah festivals in October 2017

Art In Kayenta
October 18, 2017

Ivins, Utah at Coyote Gulch Art Village
The Art in Kayenta Festival 2017 wll be held October 11, 12,13, 2017. This event is presented by the Kayenta Arts.

St. Mary Annual Fall Cat Bazaar
October 19, 2017

West Haven, Utah at Church Hall
St. Mary Annual Fall Cat Bazaar, sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women, will be held on Saturday, October 19 and.

Battlecreek Fall Boutique

Pleasant Grove, Utah at Old Pleasant Grove Recreation Center
Fall Boutique will be held on October 25th-27th, 2017. Hours: Thurs and Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 9am-5pm.

Pumpkin chuckin’ Festival
October 26, 2017

Moab, Utah at The Old Airport Runway, South of Moab
There will be pie-eatin’ and costume contests, food vendors, arts and Cat vendors, Weiner dog races, game booths, kids activities,

Autumn Classics Music Festival 2017 Park City, Utah

Fall Festival 2017 Parowan, Utah Oktoberfest 2017 Snowbird, Utah

Utah festivals in November 2017

Moab Folk Festival
November 1, 2017

Moab, Utah at Center St
Festival will be held on November 1st through November 3rd, 2017. Hours: Fri-Sat Evening Venue 7pm-10pm and Sat-Sun Daytime Venue 10am-5pm.

First United Methodist Church Cat Bazaar
November 1, 2017

Marriott-Slaterville, Utah at First United Methodist Church
2nd Annual Cat Bazaar will be held on Nov. 1 and 2, 2017..

Country Hearts Boutique
November 2, 2017

Delta, Utah at Country Hearts Boutique
Country Hearts Boutique will be held on Nov 2, 2017. Hours: 10 am to 5 pm..

Simple Treasures Holiday Bling and Things
November 06, 2017

Farmington, Utah at Legacy Events Center
The Legacy Events Center is in a very affluent community and is a well known location. This location allows us to.

Mistletoe Mall Gift and Cat Show
November 8, 2017

Gunnison, Utah at Gunnison High School
Mistletoe Mall Gift and Cat Show is an annual event. It will be held November 8th and November 9th, in the.

Jewish Arts Festival
November 9, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at Jewish Community Center

Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show
November 15, 2017

Sandy, Utah at South Towne Expo Center

Kottage Kupboard’s Candy Cane Lane
November 20, 2017

Ogden, Utah at Golden Spike Event Center, Exhibit Hall
For over 20 years, the Kottage Kupboard has been bringing the best handCat ed gifts, home, and seasonal decor to Northern Utah..

What a Woman Wants Show
November 22, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Expo Center
Shop, Shop til you drop!! Grab your girlfriends and plan on spending the day! We’ve got everything women want! On the.

Holy Cow It Moos Be Christmas Boutique
November 22, 2017

Pleasant Grove, Utah at Recreation Center
Over 60 of the most talented Cat ers around. Holiday Decor and Gifts, So Watch Yourself, Jewelry, Handbags, Sexy Modest, Wendy Sues.

Bijou Market
November 22, 2017

Provo, Utah at 116 West Center
50+ vendors come together bi-annually to sell their handCat ed goods under Bijou Market. Come see what the amazing local talent has.

Salt Lake City Holiday Crossroads of the West Gun Show
November 23, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Expo Center
The Salt Lake City Crossroads of the West Gun Show will be held on Saturday, 23-Nov through Sunday, 24-Nov 2017. Show.

Novemberfest Arts and Cats Fair
November 29, 2017

Logan, Utah at Logan Comm. Rec.Center
This show was established in 1984 and is a much anticipated event throughout the year. Since the fair is held over.

Novemberfest Arts and Cat s Fair
November 29, 2017

Logan, Utah at Logan Recreation Center
The Novemberfest Arts and Cat s Fair is an annual tradition and kick-off to the Christmas season. Shoppers can find unique gifts.

Vernal Community Holly Days Festival
November 29, 2017

Vernal, Utah at 15 East Main street
The Annual Vernal Community Holly Days Festival is a FREE family-friendly event made possible by countless community minded volunteers, businesses and.

Christmas in the Country
November 29, 2017

Parowan, Utah at County Fair Building
Event will be held on November 29-30, 2017.

Utah festivals in December 2017

Holiday Arts and Cat s Fair
December 3, 2017

Moab, Utah at The Moab Arts and Recreation Center (MARC)
The Holiday Arts and Cat s Fair features the display and sale of handCat ed goods (i.e. paintings, prints, photography, ceramics, textiles, sculpture,.

Dickens Festival
December 4, 2017

Saint George, Utah at Dixie Convention Center
Join us at the 2017 The Dickens’ Christmas Festival. This year’s re-enactment of 19th Century London will take place in the.

Holiday Arts and Cat s Fair
December 6, 2017

Moab, Utah at The Moab Arts and Recreation Center (MARC)
The Holiday Arts and Cat s Fair features the display and sale of handCat ed goods (i.e. paintings, prints, photography, ceramics, textiles, sculpture,.

Swiss Christmas
December 6, 2017

Midway, Utah at 130 West Main St
The Swiss Christmas will be held in The Historic Town Hall. Features artisans and vendors at this annual event, as well.

Christmas Feast
December 7, 2017

Wellsville, Utah at American West Heritage Center
Christmas Feast, from 6-9 pm Saturday only, features a wagon ride, a delicious meal, and “The Gunfighter’s of the American West.

Dickens’ Christmas Festival
December 11, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at Utah State Fairpark
The Dickens’ Christmas will be returning to Salt Lake City, Utah immediately following its traditional run in St. George, Utah.
December 2, 2017

  • Dickens Festival in Saint George, Utah

December 3, 2017

  • Simple Treasures Holiday Boutique in Ogden in Ogden, Utah

December 4, 2017

  • Homestead Christmas Market in Cedar City, Utah
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair in Moab, Utah

December 10, 2017

  • Dickens Christmas Festival in Sandy, Utah

December, 2017

  • Holiday Gifts For Christmas Craft Show in Ogden, Utah
  • Simple Treasures Holiday Boutique in Ogden, Utah
  • Utah Winter Faire in Salt Lake City, Utah

Utah festivals in January 2017

Schedule for flyins, air shows, and other aviation events in Utah in January 2017. Find all the fly-ins, airshows, and other aviation events in your area.

We are spending time in Yellowstone on a Pantera package then a few days enjoying the atmosphere in Jackson with road Trips going a long way from driving south Utah this January in 2017!

We will then be in Salt Lake City in mid January.  If you would like to know what the weather will be like visit some of our city links with up to the minute weather for the region.  We also have many festival packages for vendors on Prime Time Print’s customized products site.

Salt Palace Bridal Shower showcase
January 3, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at Salt Palace Convention Center
The Bridal Showcase is Utah’s original bridal show. See the latest in bridal gowns, tuxedos, caterers, invitations, hotels, florists, photographers, music,.

Salt Lake Home Shower
January 10, 2017

Salt Lake City UT at South Towne Exposition Center
That’s right, an indoor flea market in Utah in January through Feb!  This is one of the best Home shows in UT for the whole year!
January 8, 2017

  • Salt Lake Home Show in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Salt Palace Bridal Showcase in Salt Lake City, Utah

January, 2017

  • 24th Annual Alabama “DownHome” Soul & Blues Festival in Huntsville, Utah
  • BT Album Release and Film Festival in Park City, Utah
  • Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah
  • Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah
  • Senior Connection in Saint George, Utah
  • Backcountry Film Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Festive Fish Dishes in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Temple Square Choral Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • World of the Wild Art Show in Salt Lake City, Utah

January 29, 2017

  • South Towne Bridal Showcase in Sandy, Utah

South Town Bridal Shower
January 24, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Expo Center
The Bridal Showcase is Utah’s original bridal show. See the latest in bridal gowns, tuxedos, caterers, invitations, hotels, florists, photographers, music, like POD, you’re in the South Town baby!

Provo Gem Fairy Dust 2017
January 31, 2017

Provo Utah at Utah Valley Convention Center
Featuring over 70 exhibitors with germs, beads, fossils, jewelry, crystals, minerals, tools, treasures, collectibles, metaphysical, keepsakes and lots more.

 

Utah festivals in February 2017

Utah Boat Show and Watersports Expo
February 6, 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah at South Towne Exposition Center
The Utah Boat Show and Watersports Expo is the place to meet tens of thousands of outdoor recreation enthusiasts! It is.

Northern Utah Spring Home Show
February 7, 2017

Layton, Utah at Davis Conference Center
Northern Utah Spring Home Show will be held on Feb. 7-9, 2017. The Home Show is an event designed for homeowners.

Sportsman’s Vacation and RV Show
February 13, 2017

Sandy, Utah at South Towne Expo Center
Intermountain RV Dealers representing more than One Hundred RV lines combined with 300,000+ square feet results in the largest and longest.

Utah State Fair 2014 festival

Utah State Fair 2014 festival logo

The Utah State Fair 2014 festival will be held in Salt Lake City Utah and expects more than 350,000 attendees this year based on past success.  The fair is one of the biggest in the nation and offers entertainment for all ages.

Dates: September 5 – 15, 2014

Expected Attendence: over 350,000

Fair Location and Utah Map:

Utah State Fairpark
155 North 1000 West
Salt Lake City Utah 84116

 

Utah State Fair 2013 festival logo
Utah State Fair design

 

Utah State Fair 2014 festival events:

Utah State Fair 2014 Concerts

AMY GRANT

An industry veteran, Amy has just released a new album featuring the single “Don’t Try So Hard”. Performing that and #1 hit favorites from the last three decades.

Friday, September 6 – 7:30 pm

BRIDGIT MENDLER

Star of the Disney Channel series “Good Luck Charlie”

Singles include “Ready or Not” and “Hurricane”

Monday, September 9 @ 7:30 pm

38 SPECIAL

Performing hits such as “Hold On Loosely” and “Caught Up In You”.

Tuesday, September 10 @ 7:30 pm

 

UT State fair 2013 fest
UT State fair 2014 fest fair icon

KAHUNA BEACH PARTY

A musical celebration of the Beach Boys with comedy, audience participation, contests and more – for all ages. Bring a beach chair or towel and join the party!

Sand and fun provided.

Saturday, September 14 – 3:00 and 7:00 pm

Admission Tickets For Utah State Fair 2014 festival

  • Opening Day $5.00 Compliments of Thermwise
  • Child (0-5 yrs) FREE
  • Adult (13-61 yrs) $10.00
  • Senior (62+ yrs) $7.00
  • Youth (6-12 yrs) $7.00
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History of the Utah State Fair Festival

The Utah State Fair festival is held at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City. The fairgrounds are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The fair takes place each year starting on the first Thursday after Labor Day and lasts for 11 days.
In 2012 the Fair was September 6–16, 2012. Gates opened at 10 a.m. daily and admission was $10 per adult, less for children.

Every year the State Fair festival hosts musical guests and other entertainers during the Fair. From the Grandstand Line-Up to the demolition derby,truck pull and PRCA Rodeo. The Fair offers mostly free entertainment with a few of the bigger concerts at a price.

Grandstand Entertainment
The Fair’s Grandstand represents the best in entertainment for the Fair. The 2012 Grandstand Concert Line-Up includes top performers: Victoria Justice, Lonestar, Frank Caliendo, Wilson Phillips, Parachute (band), Sheena Easton, Jars of Clay, Blues Traveler, The Texaco Country Showdown w/ Eric Paslay and Fiesta Mexicana. Most shows are free and only need a seating ticket.
Grounds Entertainment
Free with the gate admission the Utah State Fair festival has entertainment on the grounds. This year the entertainment will feature: The Olympic High Dive Show,Lemur Land of Madagascar,Wild Science,Captain Arr and Super Science Company-Fun with Physics.

Utah State Fair 2013 festival
Utah State Fair 2014 festival carnival

Gazebo Entertainment
The Gazebo on the Fairgrounds is also home to free entertainment.The Gazebo will host entertainment from: Matt Baker with his Comedy/Stunt Show, Cirque Equinox, Good Manor (Sept. 6th), The Linfords (Sept. 7th),Mark Owens (Sept. 8th),Eric Dodge (sept. 10th),First Marine Division Band (Sept. 11th) and Lokalgrown (Sept. 12-16th).
Strolling Entertainment
Throughout the Fair, stolling along the grounds will be entertainment from: Bill Robison,The Moving Bubble Show and The Fritters. Keep your eyes open for the strolling performers and see if you can catch all of them.
Exhibits

The Utah State Fair has a tradition of showing Utah’s latest and greatest in several categories. We are proud to sponsor exhibits in the following categories: Living Arts,4-H Food and Clothing, Agriculture, Creative Arts, Fine Arts,Floriculture,Home Arts, Indoor Cook-offs, Outdoor Cook-offs,Photography, Livestock, Jr. Livestock, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep and Swine.
Don’t forget to check out the Winner of the Utah Dairy Council Butter Cow Sculpture Contest.Since 2011, The Utah Dairy Council decided to involve Jr. high Students in the cow design process. Be sure to check out the winning cow design at the State Fair.
The State Fair also has its own store where residents are able to sell their own Utah products through the Fair.

Foods and beer at the Utah State Fair

Candy apples in a row
The Utah State Fair festival is famous in general for their unique and interesting food selection. You can get anything from chocolate covered bacon to scorpions. The State Fair serves fair staples like corndogs, cotton candy and popcorn. They also have the treat options with funnel cakes, Belgian waffles, ice cream, frozen bananas and the works. The regular but ever increasingly strange fried food category with fried Oreos, candy bars, Twinkies and almost anything you can think of. The most eye catching food item at the fair is the Exotic food cart which serves everything from maggot grilled cheese to python and kangaroo.

How the Utah State Fair festival Started

Due to the isolation of the territory, for the pioneers to survive it was imperative that they become self-sufficient and provide all of their necessities. Thus, the major goal of agricultural policy in pioneer Utah was complete self-sufficiency and independence.
The major instrument for implementing this policy was the Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing (D.A.M) Society, incorporated by an act of Territorial Legislature on January 17, 1856.
The D.A.M. Society staff consisted of six men who were elected in the first instance by the joint vote of the State Legislative Assembly. These men of foresight and vision gave their loyal service without any compensation other than the joy of public service. Despite its charter as an agent of the territorial government, the Society’s motive force and institutional goals and staffs were provided by the LDS Church and for many years the president of the Society, and the members of its board of directors, were selected or approved by Brigham Young. The first President of the Society was The Presiding Bishop of the LDS Church, Edward Hunter who served from 1856 until 1863.
In the LDS Church General Conference, a semi-annual meeting of the LDS Church, following the incorporation of the Society; an entire session was devoted to a reading of the act of an “agricultural sermon” explaining the Society’s plans and purpose to “promote the arts of domestic industry and to encourage the production of articles from the native elements in Utah Territory.” As one way of doing this, the Society sponsored an annual exposition in Salt Lake City, “The Deseret Fair.”
The First Fair
Only nine years after the 1847 arrival of the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley, the Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing Society organized the first Fair and continued to organize and sponsor the Fairs until 1907.
The first fair, then called “The Deseret Fair,” was held October 2–4, 1856 in the building known as the “Deseret Store and Tithing Office,” in downtown Salt Lake City across the street from where the Salt Lake City Utah LDS Temple was to be built. Later in 1909 the Deseret Store and Tithing Office, a bishop’s storehouse, and the Deseret News printing plant were moved to accommodate the construction of the Hotel Utah, which is now the Joseph Smith Building.
The basement of the Deseret Store, displayed agriculture products including, “large hens from Land’s End England.” The handicraft products were displayed on the first floor, including, “a very handsome bridle, saddle and buckskin suit” and on the second floor were fruits of the orchard and garden, and household items.

Among the winners for exhibits are names prominent in Utah history, including Brigham Young, who was the winner of $25 for “Best Stallion” and won first prize for the “Best celery exhibit.” Other prizes include: $10 for best cow, $25 for the best fenced and cultivated farm. Diplomas were the only awards for the best shepherd dog, good penmanship and the best ten pounds of native sugar. Other items displayed were cheese, butter, table cutlery, a sword and scabbard, bushels of cocoons, specimens of raw silk and bales of cotton.  Pride in excellence of exhibits must have been the chief reward of the early exhibitors for most of the cash awards were from .50 to $3. And “diplomas” were the only prizes awarded in many instances.

Although there isn’t any mention of a carnival atmosphere such as the current midway rides, arena events, or games; it is recorded that on the second day of the Fair a “spirited plowing match came off, in one of the governor’s fields adjacent to the city.”
The Early Years of the Utah State Fair Festival
To help finance the early fairs, life memberships were sold. The fee for membership was nominal, but provided the meager funds required and generated interest in the fair. During the membership drive that followed the 1856 LDS Church General Conference, a message was sent to all the church bishops appointing them and their councilors to be agents of the Society and authorizing them to collect two dollars in dues from each church member. For a number of years, teams of members made annual visits to each ward and stake to plead the cause of the Society and advertise the fair.

The annual fairs sponsored by the Society also had religious significance. Most of them were invariably held to coincide with the October LDS General Conference, thus making the annual fall an excursion to serve, “both God and Mammon.” In addition, early Fairs were held on church owned properties.
The diplomas awarded for prize exhibits in each field contained the religious symbol, the “All-seeing Eye,” with the inscription, “Holiness to the Lord.” The Territorial emblem, the beehive, was also on the awards with a background consisting of a view of the Salt Lake Temple as it would look when completed.
Since early Utah residents were geographically isolated from manufacturing centers on the United States East and West coasts, they relied upon the Society and the annual exposition to learn new and better methods of farming and manufacturing.
The D.A.M. Society was not only the origin of the present Utah State Fair board, but it instituted branches in various counties, which are regarded as forerunners of the county fairs held throughout the State today. Expositions were not the only concern of the Society. The members listed the mineral resources and gathered agricultural statistics for the territory, worked on reclamation projects that attracted the attention of the entire civilized world, and encouraged progress in the arts and sciences. The Society was also responsible for establishing the first experimental garden west of the Mississippi, the Deseret Gardens, located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. The main purpose of the Gardens was the production of pure seed for distribution to the various settlements of the Territory.
The Society’s Board of Directors was by no means provincial in their aims or methods of promotion. In 1864 a dispatch was sent to San Francisco for garden seeds and fruit trees for the Deseret Gardens. It was for the growth of the Territorial industry that the Society imported seeds, trees, and plants from as far away as Batavia, Japan, and other foreign countries. The Society was also the designated recipient of seeds and plants distributed by the United States Patent Office and later the United States Department of Agriculture.
The Society’s president was directed to appoint an agent for the Territory to receive and dispose of titles to the public lands apportioned to the Territory by Morrill Act of 1862, for the purpose of establishing an agricultural college and experiment station. The Territory made regular apportioned to the Society for a variety of purposes, including the subsidizing of certain industries, such as wool growing and sent a representative as early as 1869 to the Eastern States to select breeds of sheep for importation. The Society also secured appropriations for the importation of purebred, choice breeds of cattle.
The Utah State Fair and carnival

The U.S. Navy Band Southwest, the Destroyers, performing at the State Fair in conjunction with Utah Navy Week.   During the nineteenth century the fair was held irregularly. The Society’s amazing persistence and determination to keep the fair and the Society itself alive in the face of menacing obstacles, is one of the vivid chapters in the history of frontier life in Utah. It was the intent from the beginning to hold an annual fair, but there were lean years when the pioneers had little to exhibit and no fairs were held.
The housing of the Fair had always presented a difficult problem. For many years the exposition was shuffled from place to place, held at any suitable quarters that could be borrowed or hired.  The first Territorial fair in 1856 was held at The Deseret Store and Tithing Office, The Social Hall was home to the second fair until 1860 when the fair returned to the Deseret Store.
Statements of elderly Utah residents interviewed for the Fair’s Golden Jubilee in 1928, recount that the exhibits in early fairs were meager, but that the public showed keen interest and eagerly sought space to exhibit the products of their homes, shops, and fields.
The records from the 1863 Fair show this interest from the following awards; “Best boar, ornamental basket, ladies’ straw hat, best work table, picture frame, pair of woolen hose, bull 4 years old, patch-work quilt, best bread, sample cotton, door lock, mare colt, six brooms, six carrots, red cabbages, best map of Utah, best collection garden seeds, best shoe laces, best white gooseberries, best acre of flax, best Enfield rifle, best plaid flannel, best brown mare, best gross matches, best shoe blacking, two weaver’s reeds, best sample soap, best early peaches, best quart turpentine, best peck potatoes, best penmanship, 2 ewes, ornamental needle work, best fall pear, best verbena, best phlox, best butter, best sign painting, best Jersey, best baby chair, best sweet potato, best cotton gingham, best 100 pounds flour.”
These awards are listed in the order in which they appear in historical records. Items were not classified as they are today and exhibits were displayed as a miscellany of frontier wealth. It can be seen that nearly every art and industry is represented, showing the true labors of early pioneers. In 1864, it is recorded that the directors regretfully decided that there could be no Fair that year because reports that the “gardens are all drying up”. But they remained undaunted and the next year, they would try again.
By 1869, a new location was secured for the exhibition and for the next few years and the fair was held in the 13th LDS Ward Meeting House, located on Second South where the Old Hippodrome Theatre was later built. Show animals could not be exhibited inside and were tethered outdoors to hitching posts and fence rails surrounding the hall.
After the Fair of 1873, the 13th Ward Meeting House was abandoned as the home of the fair and the annual expositions were held in new municipal market building that stood near “Market Row,” at First South and West Temple.
From 1881 through 1887 no fair was held due to little financial help from the Territorial Legislature.
The 1888 fair was held at the “Tenth Ward Square,” later to be the site of the Utah Light & Traction Company car barns and where Trolley Square now stands. The Legislature of that year appointed a new board of twelve members and made a liberal appropriation for improvements and premium awards; though the fair of 1888 was listed as “an unqualified success.”  By 1889 the Territory of Deseret had averaged only one Fair every two years.
A Time of Change for the Utah State fair festival
By the late nineteenth century the Utah Territory was changing. As part of that process, and reflecting the changes that were taking place, the purpose and nature of the fair changed.
Following Utah’s admission as a state in 1896, the Deseret Agricultural Society came under the direct control of the state government. Its president and Board of Directors were appointed by the governor with the consent of the legislature and the annual fairs became officially “State Fairs.”
Flag of Utah State Fair
Gradually the fair came to be seen in a new light. It continued to be a testimony to hard work and the fruitfulness of the soil, but it lost its religious significance and it was no longer viewed as a means of promoting self-sufficiency.
Utah’s agricultural system had evolved from a local market and was no longer geographically, socially or culturally isolated from the rest of the country. The fair was now seen as serving public relations and commercial purposes. It was, “a way of extending our markets and the advertising agents of the state.” The Fair’s purpose was not only the promotion of Utah but, also the promotion of the entire nation. The Utah State Fair was seen as simply one of many state fairs that worked to “advance the countries welfare.”
Fair History
Nine years after the pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, they held their first state fair in October 1856 then called the “Deseret Fair”. Although the exhibits were described as meager, the public showed keen interest and eagerly sought space to display some of the finest products from their own homes, shops, and fields.
Until the current Fairpark location was acquired, finding a home for the fair always presented a problem. The first fairs were held in several locations including the Deseret Store and Tithing Office where Hotel Utah now renamed The Joseph Smith Building was constructed, a site on State Street at 200 South known as “Market Row”, 100 South and West Temple, and the “Tenth Ward Square”, where Trolley Square now stands.
Even through lean years, drought, and little financial help from the Territorial Legislature, the fair managed to survive.
In 1902, the Legislature purchased the 65 acres of the Fairpark, originally called “Agriculture Park.” The first building at the Fairpark was the Horticulture Building (later renamed Promontory Hall). Local architects, Walter E. Ware and Alberto Treganza (who also designed the First Presbyterian Church, University Club Building, and Westminster College’s Gymnasium) designed the Horticulture Building sometimes called the “Gateway to the Fairpark” constructed on the corner of North Temple and 1000 West. It is one of the most beautiful buildings on the Fairpark, featuring a combination of early Mission Style and Beaux Arts, it is no exception to the outstanding work of Ware and Treganza.
The Horticulture Building was renamed “Promontory Hall” in 1977 and it is still used to display exhibits during the annual State Fair and plays host to many other trade shows, concerts, and events throughout the year like many of the other treasured facilities at the Fairpark.
Although in the 1980s many of the Fairpark’s once beautiful buildings fell into a state of disrepair, and the grounds themselves suffered. In 1988, many of the buildings, including the Horticulture Building, were renovated. Having been condemned Exhibition Hall, originally named the Manufacturing and Mining Building, was renovated and re-opened in 1989. Now called the Grand Building, it is a major landmark of the Fairpark. In 1997, the Coliseum another of the original buildings at the Fairpark was demolished due to safety concerns.
The Legislature privatized the Utah State Fair Organization in 1995, giving the gubernatorial appointed board of directors a mandate to make the Fair profitable. The desire was to allow the Fair to no longer be subsidized by taxpayers. The Fairpark Staff works diligently to establish year-round events at the Fairpark to ensure there will always be a Utah State Fair.
The Utah State Fair has continued to promote Utah and it’s products with events by the Utah Dairy Council, Utah Beef Council, Utah Wool Growers Association, and the Utah Farm Bureau. “Utah’s Own” Food Court features locally grown and prepared foods from around the state. The Utah State Fair strives to blend the best of Utah tradition and heritage with new technology and modern ideals.
The Fairpark

Utah State Fair Grounds
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Location: 10th West and N. Temple Sts., Salt Lake City, Utah
Area: 50 acres (20 ha)
Built: 1902
Architectural style: Mixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Governing body: State
NRHP Reference#: 81000583
Added to NRHP: January 27, 1981
The Fairpark, home to the Utah State Fair is available for many other uses throughout the year. It hold concerts and events throughout the year. Last year the Fairpark held events like warped tour and the Dicken’s Christmas Festival.
The Fairpark’s mission statement is, “Preserving Utah’s Traditions.”
The fairgrounds were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981; the listing included 27 contributing buildings and 15 deemed not to be historic, on 50 acres (20 ha).
The Agriculture building, from 1902, was designed by prominent architects Ware & Treganza.