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Summer Guide ’08 | Summer Festivals


June 13-14
Highland Games and Scottish Festival
Thanksgiving Point
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

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

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

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

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

July 9-12
Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire
Main Street Park, Cedar City
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

July 11-13
Folk & Bluegrass Festival
Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aug 29-30
Midway Swiss Days
Midway Town Square

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

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

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

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