Utah Weekend Fun Things to do for: 9/8/2018

September 5, 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:

Vegfest (Salt Lake) - Saturday, September 8 from 12-8 pm at Library Square.  This is a FREE event for the whole family. Includes vegan food vendors, a kids zone, entertainment, speakers and more.

Plus, my husband will have a booth (Ameriprise Table) where you can learn about socially responsible investing along with any other finance and investment questions you may have. Stop by and say hi!

Utah State Fair - Runs September 6-16. Find all available discount here>>

FanX Salt Lake Comic Con Convention (Salt Lake) - September 6-7; get discount tickets here>>

Salt Lake Greek Festival - September 7-9; admission is $3, kids 5 and under are free or get in free with FanX wristband.

Party Like Its 1870 (Salt Lake) - Friday, September 7 at This Is The Place. Live music from Brooke White (American Idol Finalist), Studio C cast members, storytellers, games, special visitors, and food trucks. Get Discount tickets>>

Peach Days (Brigham City) - Runs September 7-8; includes carnival, car show, entertainment and more.

Tomato Sandwich Party (Salt Lake) - Saturday, September 8 from 11-2 pm at 615 E 800 S. There will be free pesto and heirloom tomato sandwiches, live music, and take a stroll through the garden.

Avenues Street Fair (Salt Lake) - Saturday, September 8 from 9 am - 6 pm at 11th Ave. Includes children's parade, vendors and entertainment.

Heritage Festival (Sandy) - Saturday, September 8 from 11-2 pm at Main Street Park. This free event includes food, fun and entertainment.

Get Into the River (Salt Lake) - Saturday, September 8 at 9am at 2000 N Redwood Rd. Canoe or Kayak on the Jordan River. Bring your own canoe or kayak or a limited supply will be available. Free hot dogs and drinks.

Ice Fest (Murray) - Saturday, September 8 from 10-4 pm at County Ice Center. Free ice skating and hockey clinics, free hot dogs, balloons and more.

Utah Youth Waterfowl and Outdoor Festival (Farmington) - Saturday, September 8 at Farmington Bay; includes airboat and mud boat rides, duck calling, climbing wall, archery and more.

Brazilian Roots (West Jordan) - Saturday, September 8 from 7-9 pm at the Viridian Center. Free concert.

Snowbird Oktoberfest - Runs every Saturday and Sunday through October 21

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.

K1 Speed (Sandy) - Save 48%

Dirty Dash (Soldier Hollow) - September 15 - save 50%

Dead City Haunted House (Murray) - Utah's newest haunted house; save 32%

Haunted Hollow (West Haven) - Save on unlimited passes

Zombie Scavengers (multiple locations)- complete challenges, and answer trivia questions to collect supplies necessary to survive a zombie apocalypse. Save 68%

Salt Lake Home Show (Sandy) - October 12-14; Save 50% on tickets

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

Lantern Fest (Grantsville) - Scheduled for September 29

Sky Dive Moab - Save 31%

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.

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

Toads Fun Zone (Orem) - Multiple discounts available

Axe Arena (Murray) - Save up to 53%

Highjump (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, October 6 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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