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May 2024 Events Taking Place in Salt Lake and beyond

Events for music, food, flowers, birds, dogs, and more are happening across Utah in May.


April 10 – May 18

Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point. The annual festival returns to the Ashton Gardens, 3900 N Garden Drive, Lehi, on April 10. Featuring over 750,000 spring flowers including tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, poppies and more, spread over 50 acres. Tickets can be purchased in advance on the Thanksgiving Point website. 

May 10-11

Colorado City Music Festival. This yearly festival is held at Maxwell Canyon Park, 1750 N Maxwell Parkway, Hildale, UT. Enjoy live music, beautiful views, and fun. Each day from 11am to 11pm.

May 10-12

Kilby Block Party 5. Presented by Kilby Court at the Utah State Fairpark, 155 N 1000 W. Celebration of 25 years of music for all ages. 

May 15

Taste of Ogden Walking Food Tour. In the heart of Historic Downtown Ogden from 3:30 pm to 6:15 pm. This event showcases the best of Ogden restaurants and artisan producers. Visit for more information and additional dates. 

May 16-19

Great Salt Lake Bird Festival. Davis County and the Great Salt Lake make up a major north/south bird migration route. This festival offers birding field trips, workshops, speakers, and family activities. Held at the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Wildlife Center, 1157 S Waterfowl Way, Farmington.

May 18

Humane Society of Utah Bark at the Moon. A dog friendly event. Held from 5 pm to 9 pm at The Gateway. Treats, games, splash pad, vendors, and music. Register early here as the event fills up fast. Proceeds go to the Humane Society of Utah.

May 24-25

Scandinavian Festival. Presented by the Scandinavian Heritage Festival at various venues in Ephraim, UT. Activities include a parade, live music, food, contests, events and tours. Opens each morning at 6:30 am.

May 25-26

Moab Arts Festival. Held at Swanny City Park, 400 N 100 W, Moab,  from 10 am to 7 pm on the 25th and 10 am to 6 pm on the 26th. Artists, craftsmen, and a beer & wine garden.


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