June 25, 2018
Summer Outdoor Concerts Series in Utah are a lot of fun. You can pack up a blanket and snacks and get outside to enjoy some of our local talent. Many parks, resorts and event centers host these free or for a discounted price. We've updated our annual list of Summer Concert Series in Salt Lake City and other cities.
Please remember to always check the providing venue's website for changes in schedule before heading out.
Free Concerts in Salt Lake County
Gallivan Center Excellence in the Community Concerts: Celebrate good local music and dancing at the Gallivan Center's FREE Excellence in the Community Concerts starting in May and running through July. No tickets required, just show up.
Concerts in the Park at Brigham Young Historic Park: Tuesday and Friday evenings throughout June, July, and August at the BY Historic Park.
Temple Square Concert Series: A variety of concerts throughout the summer are held at the LDS Conference Center, Assemble Hall and Tabernacle.
Murray City Arts in the Park: Free lunch concerts are held every Tuesday at noon in Murray Park Pavilion #5 beginning in June and ending in August. Bring your sack lunch and enjoy an hour of entertainment. Murray Park also hosts a free children matinees every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in Murray Park Pavilion #5. Also, free Family Night concerts are held on the 2nd Mondays in June-September at the Heritage Center Outdoor Plaza.
Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley: The World Stage Concert Series begins on July 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm and runs through August 6 on Monday nights.
Draper Amphitheater: Draper Utah. The Amphitheater has various concerts for a small fee.
Sandy Amphitheater: The Sandy Amphitheater is a great venue with various concerts throughout the summer. Several concerts are free but most are not. See their calendar for a list of all concerts.
Snowbird Cool Air Concerts: Offers Free outdoor concerts featuring top bands from around the nation each Saturday from June 16-August 11 at 6-9 pm.
Excellence in the Community: Free concerts at the Gallivan Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Midvale Arts Council: Free concerts in the park most Friday nights at 6:30 at 400 W 7500 S from June 8 - August 3, 2018.
West Fest: West Fest is an annual celebration of West Valley City. Two stages host many free concerts during the event from June 14 - June 16, 2018.
FREE Outdoor Concerts in Utah
Park City: Newark Amphitheater. These community concerts TBA, and feature national, regional and local touring acts in a beautiful forum environment. Bring a blanket, picnic, spirits to imbibe and get your groove on with friends and neighbors.
American Fork: Free Concerts at the American Fork Amphitheater on most Monday evenings from June 4 - July 30
Provo Rooftop Concerts: Free concerts presented the first Friday of every month, May - September. These are very popular, get there early. Concert schedule TBA.
Canyons Resort Concerts: Free Summer Concerts on select Thursdays & Saturdays at 6 pm. Great views, come early, picnics are welcome.
Deer Valley Summer Concerts: Free Concerts on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.
Logan Tabernacle Summer Concerts: Concerts are held Monday through Friday at 12:00 Noon for 10 weeks during the summer months.
Bountiful Concerts in the Park: Most Friday nights starting June 22 through August 24 at Bountiful City Park.
Layton Free Sunday Night Concert Series: Each Sunday night during the summer at 7 pm enjoy a free concert at the Kenley Amphitheater in Layton.
Soda Row Daybreak Summer Concerts: Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday night from 8-10pm. Concert series runs May -September.
List of Amphitheaters in Utah
Aside from those mentioned above, here's a list of other Utah Amphitheaters you can enjoy. These require tickets. You can purchase your tickets online at the theaters website.
Davis County Kenley Amphitheater: Layton. If you are near Davis County check out the many events held each summer at the Kenley Amphitheater including Summer Night Concert Series, and Friday Family Movies, Free Sunday Night Concerts.
Twilight Concert Series: Salt Lake City. The Salt Lake City Twilight Concert Series will be held at the Gallivan Center starting August 16th.
Red Butte Gardens: Downtown Salt Lake City. Red Butte cautions to be aware that other websites and companies use the words 'Red Butte' in some way to sell tickets. Be sure to purchase your tickets only through redbuttegarden.org (via Ticketfly), at our Visitor Center or by calling the Garden or Ticketfly.
USANA Amphitheater: West Valley City.
Sandy Amphitheater: Sandy Utah. See Donny and Marie, David Archulleta, The Village People and many others.
Scera Shell Outdoor Theatre: Orem. The Scera Shell has both indoor and outdoor concert venues.
Thanksgiving Point: Lehi. Attend an evening with The Utah Symphony at Thanksgiving Point Gardens Waterfall Amphitheatre on July 2, 2018 at 8:30 pm.
Tuacahn Amphitheatre: St. George Utah. 2018 concerts include Hotel California, Piano Guys and various musicals.
Salt Lake Calendar of Events
And last, remember to check the Salt Lake Calendar of Events. You can search the calendar for free events, concert information and other happenings in Utah. If you would like your event added to the calendar, it's free to do so. Just click on the "add event" tab.
This is a growing list that will be updated. If you know of any we missed any please feel free to leave a comment. Thanks!
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