SALT LAKE CITY — Summer time is in full swing, and with the top of the college 12 months come longer days and seemingly limitless actions with which to fill them. Get out of the home and have some enjoyable with these festivals and occasions taking place in June all through the Beehive State:
Mondays: Draper Summer time Concert events within the Park
Draper Metropolis and the Draper Group Basis will maintain free live shows each Monday in June from 7 p.m. to eight:30 p.m. on the Draper Metropolis Historic Park, 12625 S. 900 East.
June 1–three: Utah Delight Pageant
Have fun the LGBTQ+ group this 12 months on the 44th annual Utah Delight Pageant. Occasions will embody a march and rally, interfaith companies, reside leisure, a 5K charity run and the standard Delight Parade. The pageant can be held at Washington Sq., 451 S. State St., and tickets will be bought right here. View the parade route and pageant map right here.
June 7–9: Highland Video games and Scottish Pageant
Have fun Scottish heritage with dancing, piping, drumming, distributors and extra on the Utah Highland Video games and Scottish Pageant, held on the Utah State Honest Park, 155 N. 1000 West in Salt Lake Metropolis. Tickets are $15 for individuals 65 and older, in addition to college students 12 to 18 years outdated. Energetic navy with a present Geneva Conventions ID and youngsters 11 and below can attend without spending a dime. Tickets are $20 for adults.
June eight: Holi Pageant of Colours
This 12 months’s Holi Pageant of Colours can be held 11 a.m. to five p.m. on the Krishna Temple, 965 E. 3370 South in Salt Lake Metropolis. The occasion will embody interactive dance, reside mantra bands, DJs, yoga, meals and shade throws. On-line registration prices $6.50. Outdoors colours will not be allowed, however baggage of shade will be bought inside the pageant for $three every.
June 13–15: WestFest
This 12 months’s WestFest will embody a parade, carnival, native leisure, meals, fireworks and extra, all at Centennial Park in West Valley, 5405 W. 3100 South.
June 15: Utah Asian Pageant
The 42nd Utah Asian Pageant is free to the general public and can be held from 10 a.m. to six p.m. on the Mountain America Expo Middle, 9575 S. State St. in Sandy. Examine the web site because the occasion nears for extra data.
June 14–15: Utah Blues Pageant
The fifth annual Utah Blues Pageant, held on the Gallivan Middle, 239 S. Principal St. in Salt Lake Metropolis, advantages the nonprofit Utah Blues Society. The pageant showcases nationwide and native blues artists and provides workshops and a youth showcase. Tickets begin at $35 and will be bought right here.
June 20–23: Utah Arts Pageant
Have fun the performing, visible and literary arts on the Utah Arts Pageant, held at Library (200 E. 400 South) and Washington (451 S. State St.) squares. Tickets begin at $eight; youngsters 12 and youthful get in free. Occasions begin at midday and go till 11 p.m. Take a look at the total schedule right here.
June 27–29: Taylorsville Dayzz
Taylorsville Dayzz can be held at Valley Regional Park, 5100 S. 2700 West, and can embody reside leisure, a parade, a automotive present, carnival rides, a “Ralph Breaks the Web” screening, fireworks and extra. Most actions are free.
June 29: LOVELOUD
Kesha will headline the third LOVELOUD pageant, the brainchild of Think about Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds. Different performers embody Tegan & Sara, Martin Garrix, Ok. Flay and extra. The occasion can be held at Usana Amphitheater, 5150 Higher Ridge Rd in West Valley Metropolis. Tickets for the pageant, which begins at 2:30 p.m., begin at $29 and will be bought right here. Proceeds profit native and nationwide LGBTQ+ charities.
June 1: Utah Lake Pageant
The annual Utah Lake Pageant, geared toward educating the general public about lake enchancment plans and inspiring out of doors recreation, can be packed to bursting this 12 months with actions like a sailboat regatta, reside music, boat rides, academic cubicles and fishing instruction. Meals vans can be on premises. The occasion can be held at Utah Lake State Park, 4400 W. Middle St. in Provo, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.
June 1: Pop Con
Utah Valley’s Pop Tradition Conference is a chance to have fun popular culture, anime, video games and cosplay in a fan-oriented surroundings. Tickets begin at $18; youngsters eight and youthful can enter without spending a dime. Pop Con can be held on the Utah Valley Conference Middle, 220 W. Middle St. in Provo, from 10 a.m. to six p.m. Discover the total schedule right here.
June 1–eight: Springville Artwork Metropolis Days
Springville’s annual celebration of summer season will embody carnivals, parades, a balloon pageant, reside leisure, meals and loads of actions for the complete household. Most occasions are free to the general public; discover the complete schedule on the Artwork Metropolis Days web site.
June three–eight: Cedar Hills Household Pageant
This 12 months’s pageant features a household swim night time, golf and pickleball tournaments, an journey zone, youngsters’s actions, an outside film, a parade and extra, lastly closing out with a free fireworks spectacular at 10 p.m. on June eight at Mesquite Park, N Mesquite Method. Some occasions are free; others require tickets. Discover extra data right here.
June 10–15: Orem Summerfest
Have fun Orem’s centennial with a particular Summerfest, that includes a carnival and pool social gathering, reside leisure, balloon artwork, face portray and extra. Most actions are free to attend; purchase tickets for the pool social gathering right here. Summerfest can be held at 56 N. State Road. Presale carnival tickets will be bought on the Orem Public Library.
June 10–15: Saratoga Splash Days
Saratoga Springs’ annual celebration is jam-packed with household pleasant occasions together with a carnival, water social gathering, picnic, film night time, battle of the bands, reside leisure, fireworks and extra. Most occasions can be held at Neptune Park, 452 W. 400 North. Purchase presale carnival wristbands for $25 on the library till June eight or on the Civic Occasions sales space at Neptune Park on June 10–11. Ticket packages for particular person rides begin at $12.
June 15–16: 11th Annual Snowbird Brewfest
This 12 months’s Brewfest will function greater than 30 native and regional beers, in addition to reside music and greater than 20 crafters and distributors. Moreover, the Father’s Day BBQ on June 16 will function potato salad, hamburgers, BBQ-braised St. Louis ribs, jerked rooster, shaved ice and extra. Tickets for the Brewfest begin at $10.
June 15–22: Nice Grove Strawberry Days
Strawberry Days is alleged to be the longest-running celebration within the state, with occasions together with a carnival, reside leisure, automotive present, rodeo, parade, pie-eating contest and all of the strawberries you will get your fingers on. Many occasions are free; discover ticketing and site data on the Strawberry Days web site.
June 22–30: Lehi Spherical-Up Week
Take pleasure in occasions like a picnic within the park, artwork exhibits, a barbecue, miniature float parade and extra at Lehi’s Spherical-Up Week, culminating in a weekend rodeo. Places and pricing range by occasion; discover extra data right here.
Could 31–June 2: Ogden Music Pageant
Tickets begin at $40 for this 12 months’s Ogden Music Pageant, held at Fort Buenaventura, 2450 A Avenue. Along with having fun with conventional music outside, attendees can go to the petting zoo and take part in a wide range of outdoor-themed actions. Kids and teenagers age 16 and youthful can attend without spending a dime. Discover the total lineup right here.
June eight: Brigham Metropolis Arts Pageant
Collect at Invoice of Rights Plaza, 20 N. Principal St., to view work by heritage and up to date artists. There will even be reside music, meals vans, a quilt present, children video games and a motorcycle adorning contest and parade. Admission is free and the occasion begins at 10:30 a.m.
June eight–9: Ogden Arts Pageant
Take pleasure in a various array of performances and a wide range of art-related actions at this 12 months’s Ogden Arts Pageant, at Union Station, 2501 Wall Avenue. Examine the web site for extra detailed data because the occasion attracts close to.
June 13–15: Summerfest Arts Faire
The Summerfest Arts Faire can be held in Historic Downtown, 50 N. Principal St. in Logan, and have a wide range of artwork, reside leisure and meals. Examine the web site because the occasion nears for up-to-date data.
June 21–22: South Ogden Days
The 20th anniversary celebration of South Ogden Days can be notably energetic, that includes golf, mud volleyball, spikeball and pickleball tournaments; the Spartan Problem; a 5K and Children Ok Sundown Glow race; the South Ogden’s Obtained Expertise competitors; a battle of the bands, out of doors film, parade, carnival, reside leisure and fireworks. South Ogden Days can be held at Friendship Park, 692 E. 5500 South. Most actions are free; verify the location for a full lineup.
June 28–Aug. 10: Deer Valley Music Pageant
The Deer Valley Music Pageant is the summer season dwelling of the Utah Symphony. This 12 months’s pageant kicks off with Chris Botti and the Utah Symphony on June 28 on the Snow Park Outside Amphitheater, 2250 Deer Valley Dr. in Park Metropolis. Tickets begin at $15.
Could 31–June 2: Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo
Tickets begin at $5 for kids and $10 for adults for this 12 months’s Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo, held on the Previous Spanish Trails Enviornment, 3641 U.S. 191 in Moab. Occasions will embody bull driving, bareback driving, calf roping and extra.
June 5–eight: Panguitch Quilt Stroll
The annual occasion will function a Chocolate Fest and silent public sale, play and dinner theater, pioneer dwelling tour, heritage honest, pioneer village, tractor parade, quilt stroll races and a tractor pull. Regulate the web site because the occasion nears for an up-to-date schedule and pricing data for the Chocolate Fest.
June 7: St. George StreetFest and Automobile Present
The principle attraction for June’s First Friday occasion in St. George is the automotive and bike present at Tabernacle St. and Inexperienced Gate Village. Additionally take pleasure in native arts, bands, distributors, meals and leisure for all ages from 5 p.m. to midnight. Many actions are free; discover pricing for others right here.
June 21: Frontier Folklife Pageant
Greater than 30 artists from Utah, Nevada and Arizona can be represented at this 12 months’s pageant, which can provide alternatives to browse for one-of-a-kind presents, take heed to reside music, study conventional frontier abilities and extra. Admission is free.
June 26–29: Bryce Canyon Annual Astronomy Pageant
The 18th annual pageant may have telescopes out there and have numerous astronomy-themed actions and packages. Keynote speaker can be Dr. Amber Straughn, affiliate director of astrophysics science at NASA.
June 27–Oct. 12: Utah Shakespeare Pageant
The Utah Shakespeare Pageant returns to Cedar Metropolis beginning June 27, with “Macbeth” and “Joseph and the Wonderful Technicolor Dreamcoat” as its opening-night performances. Ticket costs, venues and performs range; discover a full schedule right here.
June 28–30: Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally & 5K
Watch dozens of balloons rise into the sky within the morning, then head to historic Principal Road on Saturday night for the balloon glow. A 5K race will happen on Saturday morning because the balloons take off.
June 14: Helper Outlaw Automobile Present
The 33rd annual Outlaw Automobile Present will happen 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Principal Road in Helper and embody a automotive cruise and poker run. The occasion is free to attend.
Steph Grimes is a Brooklyn-based author and editor, though she’ll all the time be a Las Vegan at coronary heart. Discover her on Twitter: @stephgrimes