UV To Do: May 2018


With spring in full swing and summer right around the corner, here are a few May events in Utah County that you’ll want to to put on your calendar.

The 3-day Utah Pasifika Festival is happening in downtown Provo. (Photo courtesy Utah Pasifika Festival)


Speak For Yourself Open Mic 

When: Recurring weekly on Thursday
Where: Enliten Bakery
Cost: FREE
Site: facebook.com/groups

Dry Bar Comedy 

When: Recurring weekly on Friday and Saturday
Where: 295 W. Center Street, Provo
Cost: Varies
Site: drybarcomedy.com

Pedal Provo Ghost Tours 

When: March 16 – November 17
Where: Varies depending on tour
Cost: $10 – $16
Site: pedalprovo.com

Swing Friday 

When: Recurring weekly on Friday
Where: Gezzo Hall
Cost: $7 – $20
Site: gezzohall.com

Tulip Festival 

When: April 13 – May 5
Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point
Cost: $15 – $20
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

Thursdays Tasting Light 

When: April 26 – May 31 at 7 p.m.
Where: Taste
Cost: $14
Site: havetaste.com

Called To Swim 

When: May 2 at 6 p.m.
Where: 62 E. 200 S. Springville
Cost: FREE
Site: springvilleseniorcenter.org

BYU Women’s Conference 

When:  May 3 – 4
Where: BYU Campus
Cost: $46 – $66 
Site: womensconference.byu.edu

Latino Cultural Celebration 

When: May 4 at  7 p.m.
Where: Peteetneet Ampitheater
Cost: FREE
Site: paysonutah.org

Provo River Race 

When: May 12 at 11:00 a.m.
Where: Bridal Veil Falls
Cost: $12 per race, free for spectators
Site: provoriverkayak.com

Utah Pasifika Festival 

When: May 24 –27
Where: Downtown Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: utahpasifikafestival.com

Memorial Day Service 

When: May 28 at 10 a.m.
Where: Provo Cemetery
Cost: FREE
Site: freedomfestival.org

Massage How-To For Couples 

When: Recurring every 2 weeks on Saturday
Where: The  Zen Spot
Cost: $35 per couple
Site: zensportprovo.com


“Sense and Sensibility” is playing at the Hale Center Theater Orem through June. (Photo by Suzy Oliveria)

“Sister Act”

When: April 13 – May 5
Where: SCERA Theater
Cost: $12–$14
Site: scera.org 

“You Can’t Take It With You”

When: April 20 – May 7 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Keith Christeson Little Theater
Cost: $11-$12
Site: pgplayers.com

“Sense and Sensibility”

When: April 27 – June 2 at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday matinee at 3 p.m.
Where: Hale Center Theater Orem
Cost: $18–$24 for adults; $16–$18 for children
Site: haletheater.org

“Steel Magnolias”

When: May 3–26
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $14 – $16
Site: facebook.com/events


When: Recurring weekly on Saturday
Where: 496 N. 900 E., Provo
Cost: $5–$8
Site: improvbroadway.com

Improv Comedy Night 

When: Recurring weekly on Thursday
Where: Angelus Theatre
Cost: $3–$4
Site: angelustheatre.com


Country singer Rodney Atkins is opening the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre Season on Memorial Day evening. (Photo courtesy of SCERA)

The Velour Live Music 

When: Recurring on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Where: Velour Live Music
Cost: Varies 
Site: velourlive.com

Hayley Kirkland & Michael Tobain Quintet 

When: May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: FREE
Site: facebook.com/events 

British Invasion – Wasatch Chorale Spring  Concert 

When: May 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Provo City Academy Square Library Ballroom
Cost: $5
Site: wasatchchorale.org

Utah Children’s Choir Spring Concert 

When: May 11 at 7 p.m.
Where: Pleasant Grove Jr. Highschool
Cost: $5 
Site: pleasantgrove.alphineschools.org

Still Got a Song to Sing Concert 

When: May 19 at 7 p.m.
Where: Angelus Theatre
Cost: $12
Site: eventbrite.com

Rodney Atkins

When: May 28 at 8 p.m.
Where: SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
Cost: $20–$35
Site: scera.org

Food Truck Roundups

With warmer weather, Utah County’s food truck roundups are in full swing. (Photo by Jennifer Riggs)

Monday: Orem Food Truck Roundup at City Center Park
Wednesday: Lehi Food Truck League Night at Margaret Wines Park
Thursday: Provo Food Truck Roundup at Startup building
Friday: Springville  Food Truck Roundup at Springville Public Library
Friday: Spanish Fork Food Truck Roundup at 49 S Main Street, Spanish Fork


May 5: Provo City Half Marathon – 5k
May 12: Heart and Sole 5k
May 12: Orem High FFA-Barn Yard 5k
May 12: Payson Canyon Half Marathon
May 12: Woman of Steel Triathlon and 5k
May 19: Running with Angels 5k
May 19: Timp Trail Triathlon
May 19: Utah Lake Olympic Triathlon


UVU baseball has three home games in May. (Photo by Jay Drowns/UVU Marketing)

BYU Baseball

May 17: Pacific, 6 p.m.
May 18: Pacific, 6 p.m.
May 19: Pacific, 6 p.m.

UVU Baseball

May 11: Seattle, 6 p.m.
May 12: Seattle, 6 p.m.
May 13: Seattle, 12 p.m.
May 15: University of Utah, 6 p.m.

The Springville Museum of Art has multiple exhibits.


M.C. Escher 

When: April 26 – May 19
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: Free
Site: moa.byu.edu

Roundup: Icons Of The West 

When: July 19, 2017 – July 16, 2019
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: Free
Site: smofa.org

Art Ball

When: May 12 at 6 p.m.
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: $25 – $35

Downtown Provo Art Stroll 

When: Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
Where: Downtown Provo
Cost: Free
Site: facebook.com/downtownprovo

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

McKenzie Stauffer

Kenzie is an intern for Bennett Communications. She graduated from Utah Valley University in December 2017. If you're looking for Kenzie, you'll most likely find her burning food in the kitchen, or listening to Chris Browns latest album.

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