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Summer in Utah—fun local events and community activities

There is no shortage of fun during Summer in Utah, check out these fun local events and community activities to keep you and you family busy this June.


There is no shortage of fun during Summer in Utah, check out these fun local events and community activities to keep you and you family busy this June.


June 14 and 15

Utah Hidden Garden Tour (sponsored by Utah State University Extension)

Held from 12 to 6 pm on June 14 and 10 to 6 pm on June 15.

The tour starts at 100 E Center Street, L400, Provo. The tour includes 13 gardens in Alpine, Lehi, Eagle Mountain, and Saratoga Springs.

Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the gardens, kids 8 and under are free.


June 15–22

Pleasant Grove Strawberry Days

This celebration is the longest running in Utah. Join them for a car show, carnival, concerts, fireman’s pancake breakfast, a parade, pet show, pioneer tours, and more.

Visit strawberrydays.org for more information, times and event registration.

June 29

Jurassic Run 5K

This race starts at Ogden’s George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park (1544 East Park Blvd, Ogden—under the Brontosaurus).  The trail continues out of the park on the Ogden River Trail and then east around Big D Park and back.

Visit jurassicrun.com for more information and registration.


For more summer in Utah reading on past fun local events and community activities, and articles,  click here 

Utah Theater

Family Friendly

Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
Freaky Friday, A New Musical
June 17 – August 24
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy

Hale Center Theater, Orem
Million Dollar Quartet
June 28 – August 3
225 West 400 North, Orem

Harman Theatre
Forever Plaid
June 19 – 26
3333 Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City

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

Off Broadway Theatre
Downtown Dead
June 14 – July 20
272 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Desert Star Playhouse
Sunday School Musical The Greatest Roadshow
June 13 – August 24
4861 South State Street, Murray

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
My Fair Lady
June 12 – July 13
525 North 400 West, Centerville

Kingsbury Hall
Utah Dance Center: The Wizard of Oz
June 18 – 20
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Utah Symphony
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert
June 20 – 22
Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City

Excellence in the Community
Dee Dee Darby Duffin Quintet
June 26
Gallivan Center, 239 S Main Street, Salt Lake City

Scera Center for the Performing Arts
Disney’s Newsies
June 7 – 22
745 State Street, Orem

Disney’s When You Wish
May – October 24
1100 Tuacahn Dr., Ivins

Sundance Summer Theatre
Mama Mia
July 8 – August 10
8841 Alpine Loop Scenic Byway, Sundance

Empress Theatre
The Music Man
June 14 – July 6
9104 West 2700 South, Magna

Date Night

Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
An Evening with Leo Kottke
June 13 – 15
328 Main Street, Park City

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

Salt Lake Acting Company
Saturday’s Voyeur
June 26 – September 1
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City

Utah Repertory Theater
Angels in America
May 31 – June 16
Sorenson Unity Center Black Box Theater, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City

Utah Shakespeare Festival
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Macbeth, Hamlet, The Book of Will, The Conclusion of Henry VI Parts Two & Three, Twelfth Night, Every Brilliant Thing, The Price
June – October
Beverley Center for the Arts, 195 West Center Street, Cedar City

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre
Mary Poppins, Newsies, West Side Story, The Marriage of Figaro, Bravo Caruso, Master Class
July – August
59 South 100 West, Logan


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