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Summer Guide ’08 | Summer Festivals

By City Weekly Staff
Posted // June 10,2008 - June 13-14
Highland Games and Scottish Festival
Thanksgiving Point
801-768-2300
Scottish dancing and highland athletics, along with 12,000 Scot-loving people make for a good time. The 34th annual event will host clan tents, tattooing, musical groups, and you can’t have a Scottish festival without, pipe bands. Fun and games for kids with Friday night fireworks make the festival a family affair.

June 14
Utah Asian Festival
South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State
467-6060

June 14-Oct. 18
Downtown Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Historic Pioneer Park 300 South & 300 West
333-1103

June 19-21
Bluffdale City Days
14350 S. 2200 West, Bluffdale
254-2200

June 26-29
Utah Arts Festival
Main Library & Washington Square, 200 East & 400 South
322-2428

July 3-5
Provo Freedom Days
Center Street & University Ave., Provo
818-1776

July 9-12
Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire
Main Street Park, Cedar City
www.UMRF.net
The next best thing to King Arthur’s court, Cedar City’s family-friendly Ren Faire
transforms Main Street Park into a medieval festival including feasting, falconers, royal processions and music, as well as more timeless entertainment such as a cakewalk and a pie-eating contest.

July 11 -13
Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival
Library & Washington Square, 200 E. 400 South
www.SLCJazzFestival.org

July 11-13
Folk & Bluegrass Festival
Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort
www.FoundersFestival.org

July 23
Day’s of ’47 International Culture Fest
Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main Street
535-6110

July 24
Pioneer Day and Days of ‘47 Celebration
Downtown parade
Fireworks and Native American PowWow at Liberty Park, 900 South & 700 East
250-3890

Aug 1-2
Rock & Blues Festival
Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort
933-2200

Aug 2-3
Park City Arts Festival
Kimball Art Center
638 Park Ave., Park City
435-649-8889

Aug. 15-17
Ogden Valley Balloon Festival
Wolf Creek Resort Festival Field (Eden)
Huntsville Park
800-413-8312

Aug. 16
Ferragosto: Italian Street Fair
300 South & 400 West
979-1997

Aug 18-20
Utah’s Annual Belly Dance Festival
Liberty Park, 900 South & 700 East
486-7780

Aug 29-30
Midway Swiss Days
Midway Town Square
www.MidwaySwissDays.com

Aug 30-31
Salt Lake American Muslim
Cultural Diversity Festival
Washington Square, 200 East & 400 South 671-6709
Multi-ethinic celebration for any/all cultures to show off their talents and traditional cuisine. Japanese taiko drumming, mariachi bands, flamenco dancers and other culture-rich acts are sure to entertain at this summer’s multi-ethnic soiree. Nonprofit organizations are welcome to be vendors without a fee.

Sept. 4-14
Utah State Fair
Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West
www.Utah-State-Fair.com

September 4-7
Greek Festival
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 279 S. 300 West
328-9681

October 25
Utah Humanities Book Festival
Main Library, 210 E. 400 South
359-9670
 
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