You Can’t Stop The Heat: 2020 Summer Fun Guide

By Ansalee Morrison and Chelsea Kern While the past few COVID months have changed life as we used to know it, a pandemic can’t stop summer from coming! (Just like the Grinch can’t steal Christmas …) Summer 2020 won’t be full of long lines at Seven Peaks or packed with crowded stadiums of fire, but […]

Utah Valley Must-Dos For March and April 2020

By Chelsea Kern and Ansalee Morison Don’t miss these eight must-dos throughout the months of March and April. Magical Miss February 21-April 11 Matilda Wormwood is much more than an ordinary school girl. Though anguished by distant parents and the school bully and principal, Miss Trunchbull, Matilda realizes she has many friends worth fighting for. […]

Date Night: 52 Ideas for First Date or Chosen Mate

You have it in the calendar. It’s that recurring event squished at the end of the week — after the soccer games, church meetings, rehearsals, concerts, games, parties … oh, and work. “Date Night.” It’s also the easiest thing to skip. It sounds hard. Optional. Cold. Expensive. And what is there to do, anyway? Cross […]

Lighten Up: Luminaria Has Brightened the Holidays Since 2016

Some traditions really don’t take long to catch hold of hearts and become a crucial part of the holidays. That’s why Luminaria at Thanksgiving Point has already achieved “must do” status on Christmas lists throughout Utah Valley and beyond. This fourth year of Luminaria features 26 beats (themed sections) including seven new for 2019. Highlighting […]

Utah Valley Must-Do Events For November and December

By Jayna Smith The holiday season is upon us, and calendars are filling up quickly. Make sure to add these events from the Must Dos section from our November/December issue. The Unforgettable Carols December 23 “The Forgotten Carols” musical travels from Idaho to Arizona this year, with sleigh stops in Utah. Michael McLean and team […]

UV To Do: November 2019

November is the season of turkey, pie and Thanksgiving. We’re sure thankful for all the events happening this month in Utah Valley, so grab your calendar and mark it for these November festivities.  Events Dia de Los Muertos When: Nov. 1 from 4–10 p.m. Where: Shops at Riverwoods Cost: FREE Site: Facebook Annual Tree Lighting […]

4 family outings for Thanksgiving Break

Between the family feast and the holiday shopping frenzy, families can use their extra-long Thanksgiving weekend to explore the winter wonderland unfolding in Utah Valley. Here are four family outings for the Thanksgiving Break. Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah On display until Jan. 16 at the Springville Museum of Art is the 33rd annual Spiritual […]

8 of Utah County’s best beaches

The Beehive State is hundreds of miles from the ocean, but it’s still possible to have fun at the beach without making the 600-plus mile trip to the west coast. Utah County has a handful of sandy “beaches” next to local ponds, lakes and reservoirs, where you can have a great time sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, […]

Summer (and sanity) saving camps for kids in Utah Valley

The early bird gets the worm — or in this case, the guaranteed spot in that coveted summer camp. If you’re staring down three months of empty calendar squares and aren’t sure where to start when scheduling activities, all is not lost. There are venues across the county still accepting registrations for day and overnight […]

Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley weekend events

The countdown to the holidays has officially begun. Fight the sweater weather temptation to stay indoors and start your holiday celebrations early with these weekend events. Lighting of Riverwoods Get the holidays started with a flip of a switch on Friday night. The Shops at Riverwoods presents its annual “Lighting of the Riverwoods” with special […]

UV To Do: Calendar of events for October 2017

Events Sundance Scenic Lift Rides When: Sept. 5 – Oct. 8 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Where: Sundance Cost: $15-$20 for adults; $13–$18 for children Site: Halloween Lift Rides When: Oct 19–31 from 7 p.m.–10 p.m. (Closed Sundays and open until 11 p.m. on weekends) Where: Sundance Cost: $20 for adults; $17 for children Site: Fall Festival When: Oct. 6 from 5–8 p.m. Where: Shay Park […]

Weekend best bets: 5 events to welcome August

Summer is slipping away, but summer events are still in full swing. While you are winding down and getting ready to go back to school, hold on to your summer weekends in August with these Utah Valley events. Rooftop Concert Series The first weekend of the month is always exciting because that means the Rooftop […]

Summer for everyone: A guide to Utah Valley summer events

“I’m bored.” Those are the most dreaded words a parent can hear from non-pupilous children during the 99 days of summer. Put away the sigh and the eyeroll (we’re talking about yours) and check out 47 ideas divided geographically. No matter which part of the county you sip lemonade, you’ll have new ideas at your […]

Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley events to celebrate spring

Spring has officially sprung. We’ve had the April showers and now we have the May flowers and a hole bunch of fun ahead. Utah Valley always has something going on — whether its a musical performance, sporting events or a random affair – and you shouldn’t miss it. Here are five weekend best bets for your entertainment […]

UV To Do: May 2017

We’ve had April showers — now comes May showers (and a variety local events). Add these Utah Valley events to your calendar to get you through those last few weeks before summer. Events Utah County Museum Meet-Up When: May 3 Where: Springville Museum of Art Cost: FREE Site: Beehive Bazaar When: May 4-6, 11-13 Where: Startup Building, […]