The Freedom Festival’s annual Balloon Fest will start at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday morning. (Photo by Rebecca Lane/UV360)

Summer is halfway over in Utah Valley, but things are just heating up. Make the most of the rest of your summer by marking these Utah Valley events in your calendar.


The annual Payson Scottish Festival has bag pipes and Highland games beginning Friday, July 7.

Freedom Festival

When: July 1–4
Where: Various locations in Provo and Orem
Cost: Varies per event
Site: freedomfestival.org

American Fork Steel Days

When: July 6-15
Where: Various locations in American Fork
Cost: Varies per event
Site: steeldaysaf.com

Payson Scottish Festival and Highland Games

When: July 7-8
Where: Various locations in Payson
Cost: FREE
Site: paysonscottishfestival.org

Outdoor Movie Series 

When: July 7- August 11 at dusk
Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point
Cost: Free for members, or regular Ashton Gardens admission
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

Provo Food Truck Round-Up

When: Every Thursday from 6–10 p.m.
Where: The Startup Building
Cost: Free admission, cost per vendor varies
Site: Facebook.com

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days & Rodeo

When: July 15–29
Where: Spanish Fork Fairgrounds Arena, other various locations
Cost: Varies per event
Site: spanishfork.org

Summer KNIGHTS Roundup: Food Truck Rally

When: Every Monday night from 6–9 p.m. from May 29 – Aug. 7
Where: Lone Peak High School
Cost: FREE
Site: lphs.alpineschools.org

Santaquin Orchard Days

When: July 29-August 5
Where: Various locations in Santaquin
Cost: Various per event
Site: santaquin.org

Movies on Main

When: Every Monday, starting July 3 from 5:30-10:30
Where: 49 S. Main St. in Spanish Fork
Cost: FREE
Site: dtonmain.com


Disney’s “Tarzan” runs at the Hale Center Theater Orem through Aug. 5.
(Photo by Suzy Tucker Oliveira)

“Seussical: The Musical”

When: July 7-22 at 8 p.m.
Where: SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
Cost: $10–$14
Site: scera.org

Sundance Summer Theater: “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat”

When: July 20-August 12 at 8 p.m.
Where: Sundance Summer Theatre
Cost: $24–$38
Site: sundanceresort.com

“The Little Mermaid”

When: July 20-31
Where: Spanish Fork High School Auditorium
Cost: $6–$10
Site: sfctonline.org


When: June 8–Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday matinee at 3 p.m.
Where: Hale Center Theater Orem
Cost: $17–24 for adults; $14–$18 for children
Site: haletheater.org


Country singer Craig Morgan is performer at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre on July 24. (Photo courtesy of SCERA)

Rooftop Concert Series: Sego, Grey Glass, Pinguin Mofex

When: July 7
Where: Center Street
Cost: FREE
Site: rooftopconcertseries.com

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

When: July 9 – Sept. 10 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Sundance Mountain Outfitters
Cost: FREE
Site: sundanceresort.com

The Long Run – Eagle Tribute Band

When: July 3 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $15
Site: provo.org

Craig Morgan

When: July 24
Where: SCERA Shell
Cost: $20–$40
Site: scera.org

Pleasant Grove Concerts in the Park

When: June 4 – Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Community Center
Cost: FREE
Site: plgrove.org

Orem Summer Concert Series

When: July 3-31 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Stage at City Center Park
Cost: FREE
Site: arts.orem.org


The Orem Owlz have 13 home games in July.

Orem Owlz

July 1: Grand Junction, 7:05 p.m.
July 2: Grand Junction, 4:05 p.m.
July 3: Grand Junction, 7:05 p.m.
July 8: Idaho Falls, 7:05 p.m.
July 9: Idaho Falls, 4:05 p.m.
July 10: Idaho Falls, 7:05 p.m.
July 20: Great Falls Voyagers, 7:05 p.m.
July 21: Great Falls Voyagers, 7:05 p.m.
July 22: Great Falls Voyagers, 7:05 p.m.
July 23: Great Falls Voyagers, 4:05 p.m.
July 24: Billings Mustangs, 7:05 p.m.
July 25: Billings Mustangs, 7:05 p.m.
July 26: Billings Mustangs, 7:05 p.m.


The Timpanogos Half is a run through American Fork Canyon, an 2,057-feet elevation. This year the race is on July 29. (Photo courtesy of Runtastic Events)


The BYU Museum of Art will open a new exhibit, “Work in Progress” by contemporary artist Jann Haworth, on Friday, Feb. 24. (Photo courtesy of BYU MOA)

Museum of Peoples and Cultures “Passports”

When: July 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures
Cost: FREE
Site: mpc.byu.edu

Jann Haworth: Work in Progress

When: Feb. 24, 2017 – Sept. 9, 2017
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: moa.byu.edu

The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony

When: June 28-August 5
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Are we missing an event in Utah Valley you think should be on the calendar? Email us at news@utahvalley360.com.

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