Weekend best bets: 6 Utah Valley weekend events


Cirque Italia is a traveling aquatic circus stopping at Provo Towne Center for two weeks. (Photo courtesy of Cirque Italia)

Summer lovin’ happened so fast in Utah County. With just a week into summer vacation, the valley is overflowing with fun-in-the-sun activities. Here are six weekend events to have you a blast:

Utah Valley Parade of Homes

It’s time once again to gaze upon your housing dreams. This year the Utah Valley Parade of Homes features 33 homes by Utah’s homebuilders for your self-guided touring pleasure. See the unique floor plans, designs and features throughout Utah County. Preview the 33 homes here.

When: June 7–23
Where: Utah County
Cost: $15
Site: uvparade.com

Springville Art City Days

Springville Art City Days is making a splash this year. Enjoy free live entertainment, play games at the carnival and more on Friday and Saturday. Line 400 South and Main Street in Springville on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. for the Grand Parade. Then cap off your night on Saturday with a firework show at the Arts Park at 10 p.m.

When: June 2–9
Where: Springville
Cost: Varies
Site: springville.org

Cirque Italia

Dare to imagine. The whimsical aquatic circus is making a two-week splash at Provo Towne Center. Combining water fountains, jet-skis, pirates, acrobatics and more, Cirque Italia puts a new twist on the traveling circus.

When: June 7–17
Where: Provo Towne Center
Cost: $10–$40
Site: cirqueitalia.com

Orem Summerfest

Orem Summerfest knows how to do summer festivals. Go on a run to raise funds for clean water with Cooper’s Run. After your hard work, relax with a helicopter display, Scales and Tails Show, JuggleNutz Show and more at the Scera Park. Then end your night with the Grand Parade at 7 p.m. and fireworks show at 9:45 p.m.

When: June 4–9
Where: City Center Park, Orem
Cost: Varies
Site: summerfest.orem.org

Saratoga Splash Days

It’s Family Fun Day at Neptunes Park this Saturday in Saratoga Springs. Enjoy a carnival, community fair, car show, 3-on-3 basketball tournament and more at Saratoga Splash Days. See all the activities here.

When: June 4-9
Where: Saratoga Springs
Cost: Varies
Site: saratogaspringscity.com

Dairy Day

Farm Country is ready to celebrate all things dairy with you. Thanksgiving Point will be hosting Dairy Day where participants can come learn how to make homemade butter, ride a cow train, throw cow pies and participate in a variety of activities.

When: June 9 at 10 a.m.
Where: Farm Country at Thanksgiving Point
Cost: $10 admission; FREE for Thanksgiving Point members
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

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Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages UtahValley360.com for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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