Things to do in Utah for: 9/8/2017

September 6, 2017

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Looking for something fun going on this weekend? Here's a big list of family friendly things to do across the state of Utah.

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Salt Lake City Events:

SLC Vegfest (Salt Lake) - Saturday, September 9 from 12-8pm at Library Square. FREE family-friendly event featuring delicious vegan food from local restaurants, expert speakers, a kids area, fitness zone, live music, and more. Come visit Holly from Coupons4Utah at Booth 15 for  gift card giveaway - while they last!

Peach Days (Brigham City) - September 6-9

Utah State Fair (Salt Lake) - September 7-17; go here for available discounts.

Salt Lake Greek Festival - September 8-10 at 279 S 300 W. Admission is $3 and free for children 5 and under.

Rods, Hogs & Rigs (West Valley) - Friday, September 8 at 4 pm at Maverick Center. This free event includes food trucks, car show, face painting and more.

Tomato Sandwich Party (Salt Lake) - Saturday, September 9 from 11-2 pm at 600 E 800 S. There will be free pesto and heirloom tomato sandwiches, live music, and take a stroll through the garden.

Get Into The River (Multiple Locations) - month long series of community events centered on the Jordan River and Jordan River Parkway. During 30 days in September, cities and counties along the river will host events near their section that help celebrate, protect and restore the Jordan River. 

Avenue Street Fair - Saturday, September 9 from 10 am-6 pm at 2nd Avenue and between E and I street. This free event includes food vendors, entertainment, artists and more.

Sandy Heritage Festival -Saturday, September 9 from 11 am - 2 pm at Main Street Park. This free event includes food, fun activities, and entertainment.

Brazilian Festival (Salt Lake)- Saturday, September 9 from 1-7 pm at The Gateway.

Troubadour 77 (West Jordan) - Saturday, September 9 at 7 pm at The Viridian Center. Grammy award-winning Nashville song writers, Monty Powell and Anna Wilson pay tribute to the sound of late 1970's acts like Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles. Admission is free.

Grandparents Day Event (Toys R Us Locations) - Saturday, September 9 from 2-3 pm. Free activities, crafts, photo ops and more.

Octoberfest (Snowbird) - Runs every Saturday and Sunday through October 15

MOA Family Workshops (Provo) – On any one Saturday of their choice families can take a guided tour of a current exhibition and create a fun, hands-on art project, free of charge.

Arts, Parks and the Zoo - Get a coupon for places such as Utah Hogle Zoo, Red Butte Garden, This Is the Place Heritage Park, Utah Museum of Fine Arts and more. Go here for even more Hogle Zoo coupons.

Utah Symphony "Indiana Jones & The Raiders of the Lost Ark" Concert Discount; September 7.

Disney on Ice Dream Big: coming November 16-19

Dirty Dash in Midway - Scheduled for September 16

Salty Dinner Theater - See The Bride of Frankenstein" October 2-28. Save on tickets.

Nightmare on 13 - Save 50% on tickets.

Fear Factory - Save 39% on two GA tickets and Ziplines or Free Fall.

Lantern Fest - Save on tickets for September 23



Laser Tag (Midvale) - Save 51%

Boondocks - various coupons

Get Air Trampoline Park (Murray or Kaysville)

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Laser Quest (Midvale ) - Save up to 53% off laser tag.

Momentum (Lehi) - Save 50% off bouldering.

3Quest Challenge (Salt Lake) - Save 50% off a scavenger hunt in downtown Salt Lake

Connect PassSalt Lake Connect Pass - includes 13 Utah Attractions

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Lehi Family Fun Center - Save up to 51% on unlimited attractions.

Toad's Fun Zone - $35 (reg. $55) for a VIP package.

Paintball (Multiple locations ) - $19 (reg. $60) for an all day paintball package for Four. Options available for twelve.

All Day Indoor Paintball (Salt Lake) - $20 (reg. $37.98) for all day admission for two.

Ice Skating at South Davis Recreation Center - $7 (reg. $13) for Two with skate rental. Options available for six.

Grimm Ghost Tours - 51% off walking tours that explore haunted cemeteries and mansions.

movieBrewvies Cinema - $10 ($18 value) for two movies and a popcorn.

Movie Reminders:

There’s a weekly Cinemark concession coupon on their Facebook page.

Join Megaplex’s Newsletter Club and receive a FREE medium popcorn, or you can upgrade to a large for $1.

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Rocky Mountain Aquatics (West Valley) – Pay $9 ($20 value) for a 20-minute instructional scuba-diving experience for Two.

The Crater at Homestead Resort – $22.99 (reg. $32) for a 40-min bath or swim with snorkling gear for TWO. Options available for six.


Flowrider and iFly (Ogden) – $55 (reg. $89) for an indoor skydiving, surfing, and rock climbing package.

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Weekend Getaways

Home2 Suites in Lehi - stay for one night for $79 (reg. $129-$139).

Staybridge Suit or Holiday Inn Express in West Valley - Stay for as low as $79/night

Hilton Downtown SLC - stay for as low as $79/night

St George - $69 

Kanab - $69

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Michael’s – Various crafts and activities.

Home Depot Kids Workshop -offers a Free workshop, Saturday, September 2 from 9 am – 12 pm. Go here to find a location and register in advance.

Barnes & Noble - Various weekend reading events for the kids. 

Williams Sonoma Free Junior Chef Class - Check for various cooking classes each Saturday. Suitable for ages 5–13. Contact your location to verify schedule.

Home Depot – On Saturday, there is a Free DIY workshop at 10:15-11:30 am. Register online here.

Lakeshore Learning stores offer a free craft every Saturday from 11am-3pm. This Saturday. Lakeshore Learning is in The Oakwood Village Shopping Center 5480 S. 900 East. hulu plus

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