Utah Weekend Fun Things to Do for: 8/3/2018

August 1, 2018

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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:

Highland Fling - July 28-August 4; includes parade, rodeo, hot air balloon festival, and more.

Morgan County Fair - July 28-August 4; entertainment, kids games, rodeo and more.

Butch Cassidy Days - July 28- August 4; rodeo, 5K parade and more.

Wasatch County Fair (Heber) - July 27-August 4; includes demolition derby, rodeo, parade, fireworks and more.

Springville World Folkfest - scheduled for July 31 - August 2. Tickets start at $10

Emery County Fair (Castle Dale) - August 1-4; featuring a concert by Ned LeDoux and Charley Jenkins, a parade, and plenty of family activities.

Toolele County Fair - August 2-4; includes free Charley Jenkins concert, carnival, car show, health expo and more.

Bear Lake Raspberry Days (Garden City) - August 2-4; includes Parade, Laketown Rodeo, Craft Fair, Live Concerts, Boat Light Parade and Fireworks!

Chalk the Block (Provo) - August 2-4 at Shops at Riverwoods. More than 300 artists will spend hours painting and chalking the streets .

venture outVenture Outdoors Festival Runs thru Friday, August 18 at a different venue each week. This is a weekly series. This free, family-friendly event features live music, recreation clinics, guest speakers, giveaways, creative children’s activities and more.

Antelope Island Spider Fest - Saturday, August 4 from 10 am - 4 pm at Antelope Island State Park. Join us for a day full of spider related activities, walks, talks, citizen science, art vendors and more to learn about these fascinating residents of the island. Park entrance fee applies.

Butterfly Release (Sandy) - Saturday, August 4 at 10 am at Sego Lilly Gardens.

Utah Ukulele Fest (Logan) - Saturday, August 4 from 10 am - 4 pm at Willow Park. Free outdoor event that places focus on the music of the ukulele and beautiful culture of the Polynesian Islands.

Stand Up Speak Out Pride Festival (Ogden) - Saturday, August 4 from 12-8 pm at Ogden City Amphitheater. This is a FREE and family-friendly event!

Alta Kids Day - Saturday, August 4 from 10 am - 2 pm at Albion Base. Includes family walks, birding, an interactive watershed model, crafts and more! All activities are free and open to the public.

Summit County Fair (Coalville) - August 4-11; carnival, demolition derby, rodeo and more.

Kane County Fair (Orderville) - August 4-11; includes kids zone, parade, carnival and more.

ogden nature centerWeber County RAMP Committee is offering various FREE activities each Saturday for the Summer. Check out the Free activities for this Saturday here.

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 Olympic Park (Park City) - Save on Adult and Children Gold Passes or their new Zip Tour!

Momentum Climbing - Save in Sandy & Lehi

Bonwood Bowling (Salt Lake) - Save an extra 20%

Heber Valley Train - Save 50% off on beautiful train rides through the mountains.

FanXSalt Lake Comic Convention - Scheduled for September 6-7

Provo Canyon Adventure Zipline (Provo) - Save 31%

Pass of all Passes - get the best price for a year of various attractions and sporting venues. Now choose from options that also include Lagoon, Hogle Zoo, Museum of Curiosity and more!

Salt Lake Seven Peaks Water Park - Discount tickets.

Weber River Tubing Adventure

Fly High Trampoline Park (Ogden)  - Save up to 50% off

FastKart in Salt Lake and Orem - Save up to 60%.

Toads Fun Zone (Orem) - Multiple discounts available

Axe Arena (Murray) - Save up to 53%

Higjump (West Jordan) - Discount Bounce Park and Zumba classes

Laser Quest (Midvale) - Save $7 on laser tag

Boondocks - various coupons

Get Air Trampoline Park (Murray or Kaysville)

Connect PassSalt Lake Connect Pass - includes 13 Utah 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

Kanab - $69

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Michael’s – Various crafts and activities.

Home Depot Kids Workshop -offers a Free workshop, Saturday, July 7 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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Get a 2 week free trial of HULU Plus. Normally HULU offers just one week, with this trial you’ll have a good chance to test it out. Hulu Plus members, get access to 1,000?s of commercial free movies and TV episodes. Watch as many as you like, there is no limit. After your trial period the cost is $7.99 per month. There is no further obligation, you can cancel anytime.

Redbox – New Movie codes and specials will be update as they become available on this post here. Bookmark it or pin it.

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Events Calendar Do you want your event listed on our Utah events calendar? Getting on the list is simple, just fill out the form here to get started.

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