Community Events

Activities and Theater for August 2018

A list of events and activities during August 2018.


June 2–September 16
Nature Connects—Art with LEGO® Bricks at Red Butte Garden. Inspired by nature and built from more than 450,000 LEGO® brick pieces, the Nature Connects® exhibition will feature 14 displays with sculptures that represent connections that sustain life on earth. Admission is free with Garden membership or regular Garden admission. Visit their website for more information.

August 18–October 14
Oktoberfest at Snowbird. Sample over 50 varieties of local and international brews at this annual event. Performances and activities will also be available. Visit for more information.

August 24–August 25
Utah Renaissance Fair at Electric Park at Thanksgiving Point, Lehi. Featuring full-contact jousting, armored combat, a petting zoo, and children’s attractions Tickets are $15 for adults with discounts for students, military, and children. Purchase tickets here.

August 25
Made in Utah Festival. Utah Stories presents the 4th annual Made in Utah Festival & VIP Experience! This a community-driven, free to public, family and dog friendly event that showcases some of the Utah’s top artists, musicians, artisans, product makers including breweries and distilleries, and other local businesses in Utah, while boosting our local economy.
All products at the festival are available for purchase from our vendors!

General festival grounds’ admission if FREE.

The VIP EXPERIENCE is situated in a stunning two-story, air conditioned space with private restrooms. It offers a live local music showcase, food samplings from some of Utah’s favorite local restaurants, and craft cocktails created specifically for this event at two different bars in the VIP space, by local distilleries! 

The VIP pass is $35 and included 3 drinks and food samples from top 10 Utah restaurants.

More info at

August 27–September 13
Moab Music Festival. World-class musicians come to red rock venues around Moab to perform chamber music, jazz, and traditional music concerts. For more information visit their website.

August 31–September 1
Midway Swiss Days, Midway Town Hall, 140 W Main, Midway. Swiss Days is a free event that offers handmade items antiques, art, and Swiss food. Visit here for more information.

August 31–September 3
Sheepdog Championship in Heber, Utah. Sheepdogs from around the world come to test themselves in competition at Soldier Hollow’s Olympic Hillside. Go to their website for more information.

Utah Theater

Family Friendly

Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
June 25–September 1
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy

Hale Center Theater, Orem
Daddy Long Legs
August 23–September 22
225 West 400 North, Orem

Eccles Theater
September 25–30
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Off Broadway Theatre
H.M.S. Pinafore
August 3–September 8
272 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Desert Star Playhouse
Beauty and the Fantastic Beast
August 23–November 3
4861 South State Street, Murray

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
Pirates of Penzance
August 3–September 1
525 North 400 West, Centerville

Grand Theatre
The Wonderettes
August 16–September 8
1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Scera Shell Outdoor Theater
Bye Bye Birdie
August 3–August 18
699 State Street, Orem

Matilda the Musical
June 1–October 18
1100 Tuacahn Dr., Ivins

Sundance Summer Theatre
July 19–August 11
8841 Alpine Loop Scenic Byway, Sundance

Utah Shakespeare Festival
Henry VI Part One, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Big River, The Foreigner, The Liar, Othello, An Iliad, Pearl’s in the House
June 28–October 20
Beverley Center for the Arts, 195 West Center Street, Cedar City

Kingsbury Hall
August 11–12
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Date Night

Salt Lake Acting Company
Saturday’s Voyeur 2018
June 27–September 2
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City

Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
Biloxi Blues
August 15–19
328 Main Street, Park City

Pioneer Theatre
September 14–29
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

Empress Theatre
August 31–September 15
9104 West 2700 South, Magna


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