From the Utah Shakespeare Festival to the Harvest Moon Celebration to Ballet West, September activities & theater give many ways to engage in local Utah.
July 9 – September 24
New Roots Farmers Market at Central Park. This Farmers Market is held every Tuesday from 5pm to 7:30pm at South Salt Lake’s Central Park, 2797 S 200 E. New Roots is a national program in the International Rescue Committee. Produce sold at the Central Park market and ongoing Sunnyvale Farmers Market is grown by refugee farmers who participate in the IRC in SLC’s New Roots Farm Incubation program. The farmers specialize in growing crops common in countries around the world but difficult to find and grow in the United States.
August 26 – September 12
The 26th Moab Music Festival. The festival brings world-class artists performing chamber, jazz, Latin and traditional music creating 20 events of “music in concert with the landscape.” Go on music hikes, multi-day musical raft trips, a jet board ride and listen to concerts in a pristine wilderness grotto.
September 5 – 15
Utah State Fair at the Utah State Fairpark, 155 N 1000 W. This year’s theme is It’s A Kinda Magic and will feature performers, fair food (including deep fried everything), farm animals, displays, crafts, a midway, rodeo and trinkets galore. Tickets are available in advance, at the gate, or at Smith’s Food and Drug Stores.
September 14 – 15
Festa Italiana at The Gateway. This two-day festival will include live Italian entertainment, food booths highlighting different regions of Italian cuisine, Italian beer and wine garden, arts & crafts, historical displays, bocce tournament, live raffles, exotic Italian cars and more. Proceeds from the festival go to support local and national non-profit charitable organizations supported by the Italian-American Civic League of Utah.
September 20 – 21
Green River Melon Days Festival. The 113th Annual Melon Days Festival will feature a cruise car show, a 3-man scramble tournament, the Melon Run, a pancake breakfast, parade, and more (including square dancing).
Harvest Moon Celebration in Ogden. This event will be held from 12-8pm at Ogden’s Historic 25th Street. Presented by America First Credit Union, Harvest Moon features live music, arm wrestling, pumpkin decorating, food, beer and wine and children’s activities.
September 28 –29
Wasatch Reptile Expo at the Utah State Fairpark, 1000 West North Temple. Thousands of reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, and insects on display along with supplies and information. Admission is $10 per person, kids 4 and under are free.
Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
The Addams Family
September 9 – November 16
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy
Hale Center Theater, Orem
Thoroughly Modern Millie
September 27 – November 23
225 West 400 North, Orem
Off Broadway Theatre
Dracula vs The Addams Family
September 20 – October 26
272 South Main Street, Salt Lake City
Desert Star Playhouse
Addams Family Reunion
August 29 – November 9
4861 South State Street, Murray
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
September 27 – October 26
525 North 400 West, Centerville
From River to Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City
September 13 – 14
Abravanel Hall, 123 W South Temple, Salt Lake City
Excellence in the Community
Night Star Jazz Orchestra
Gallivan Center, 239 S Main Street, Salt Lake City
Scera Center for the Performing Arts
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
September 13 – October 4
745 State Street, Orem
Disney’s When You Wish, The Little Mermaid, The Sound of Music
May – October 24
1100 Tuacahn Dr., Ivins
October 4 – 19
9104 West 2700 South, Magna
Utah Children’s Theatre
Alice in Wonderland
October 19 – November 23
3605 South State Street, Salt Lake City
Repertory Dance Theatre
October 3 – 5
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City
Balanchine’s Ballets Russes
October 25 – November 2
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
September 26 – 28
Black Box Theatre at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City
Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
Matilda the Musical!
September 6 – 15
328 Main Street, Park City
October 15 – 20
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City
October 3 – 26
1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City
Salt Lake Acting Company
June 26 – September 15
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City
Utah Repertory Theater
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
October 24 – November 9
Regent Street Black Box Theater, 131 S Main Street, Salt Lake City
September 20 – October 5
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City
Verdi’s La traviata
October 12 – 20
Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City
Plan-B Theatre Company
Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center, 138 West 300 South, 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.
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