UV To Do: July 2018


The Freedom Festival Grand Parade runs along University Avenue and Center Street in Provo. (Photo by Rebecca Lane/UV360)

Light the fireworks — for the limited days — and prepare for the sun to shine by marking these Utah Valley events on your calendar.


Freedom Festival Balloon Fest

When: July 2–4 from 6–8 a.m.
Where: Bulldog Field, 1100 N. Freedom Blvd. in Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: freedomfestival.org

Colonial Fest

When: July 2–4 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: SCERA Park
Cost: FREE
Site: freedomfestival.org

Cries of Freedom

When: July 2–4 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: FREE
Site: freedomfestival.org

Freedom Festival Grand Parade

When: July 4 at 9 a.m.
Where: University Ave. and Center St. in Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: freedomfestival.org

Follow the Flag: Flag Ceremony by Dawn’s Early Light

When: July 4 at 7:30 a.m.
Where: Grove Creek Trail in Pleasant Grove
Cost: FREE
Site: Facebook

Stadium of Fire

When: July 4 at 8 p.m.
Where: LaVell Edwards Stadium
Cost: $35–$250
Site: freedomfestival.org

Payson Scottish Festival

When: July 13 from 6–9:30 p.m.
July 14 from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Payson Memorial Park
Cost: FREE
Site: paysonscottishfestival.org

American Fork Steel Days

When: July 13–21
Where: American Fork
Cost: Varies
Site: steeldaysaf.com

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days

When: July 13–28
Where: Spanish Fork
Cost: Varies
Site: spanishfork.org

Fiesta Days Rodeo

When: July 20, 21, 23, 24 at 7 p.m.
Where: Spanish Fork Fairgrounds
Cost: $7–$17.50
Site: spanishfork.org

Family Film Festival

When: July 20–21 at 1 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: FREE
Site: provo.org

Highland Fling

When: July 28 – Aug. 4
Where: Heritage Park
Cost: Varies
Site: highlandcity.org


“Annie” is showing at the Hale Center Theater Orem through Aug. 11. (Photo by Suzy Oliveria)

“Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

When: July 6–21 at 8 p.m.
Where: SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
Cost: $10–$16
Site: scera.org


When: June 11 – Aug. 11 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


When: July 19 – Aug. 11 at 8 p.m.
Where: Sundance Resort
Cost: $26–$38
Site: sundanceresort.com


Joshua Creek’s July concert is a tribute to Tribute to patriots and pioneers. (Photo courtesy of Joshua Creek)

Utah Valley Symphony

When: July 2 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point
Cost: $20–$55
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

Rooftop Concert Series: The National Parks, Brother., The Solarist

When: July 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point
Cost: FREE
Site: rooftopconcertseries.org

Joshua Creek

When: July 7 at 7 p.m.
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $15
Site: Facebook

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

When: Performances from 5–7:30 p.m.
July 8 – Michelle Moonshine & Co
July 15 – The Hardy Brothers
July 22 – Matthew & the Hope
July 29 – Red Desert Ramblers
Where: Sundance
Cost: FREE
Site: sundanceresort.com


The Springville World Folkfest brings dancers from around the world.

Clog America

When: July 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: University Place
Cost: FREE
Site: freedomfestival.org

Springville World Folkfest

When: July 31 – Aug. 4
Where: Springville Arts Park
Cost: $6 for children; $8 for students/military/seniors; $10 general admission; $30 for family pass
Site: worldfolkfest.dreamhosters.com


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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