Weekend Best Bets: 5 events to fill up the weekend


American Fork High School’s Marching Band has accumulated dozens of awards over the years, performing at high-profile events like the 2007 New York Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and George W. Bush’s presidential inauguration. The band will be performing in the Steel Days grand parade. (Photo by Rebecca Lane/UV360)

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

American Fork Steel Days

American Fork Steel Days will blow you away this year with it’s 10-day celebration. Not only is the city celebration longer this year, but the Big Show and other amazing events are free because of generous sponsors (and word on the street is that the firework show is also one of the best in the valley). End Steel Days off right with the final events this weekend. Read more about Steel Days here.

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

Springville Food Truck Roundup

No dinner plans this weekend? Springville has got you covered. Join the community at the library for amazing food from all your favorite trucks. Springville will have an epic food truck lineup this weekend to keep your weekend (and you) full.

When: July 14 from 6-9 p.m.
Where: Springville Public Library
Cost: Varies per truck
Site: facebook.com

Fictionist Outdoor Concert

Summer in Springville is heating up. Head over to the Civic Center for a great night of music. Fictionist will be headlining the concert along with The Solarists and The Backview Heights. Celebrate summer with Springville this Saturday night!

When: July 15 from 6-9 p.m.
Where: Springville Civic Center/Splash Pad Park
Cost: FREE
Site: facebook.com

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days & Rodeo

The annual week-long city celebration is back. Come out for exciting events for the whole family. Kick off the first weekend with the softball tournament and the PyroMusical, a colorful and musical firework show. Buckle down, put on your boots and drive down to Spanish Fork for a fiesta.

When: July 15-29
Where: Varies per event
Cost: Varies per event
Site: spanishfork.org

19th Annual Wasatch Classic

The Wasatch Classic is preparing for a rad event featuring Volkswagens this weekend at The Shops at Riverwoods. Anyone interested in registering may do so at 2 p.m., but the actual event starts at 5 p.m. Drive on over for this ‘classic’ evening with family and friends.

When: July 15 from 5-9 p.m.
Where: The Shops at Riverwoods
Cost: FREE
Site: thewasatchclassic.com


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