June Events, Lifestyle and News in Utah, the #1 Ranked State

As summer starts in earnest, we are  expanding on the last post about Park City warm weather events to include Salt Lake City and Utah, just voted the best state in the US by US News & World Report. 

Welcome to Summer! As the summer solstice brings blooming flowers and rising temperatures, the season’s fun is just beginning. Utah offers a wealth of outdoor activities, festivals, concerts, and community events throughout the summer. Here are a few of our favorites — be sure to mark your calendars!

Summer Events

UTAH ART STROLLS

Fridays Statewide

Visit with local Utah artists, and add to your art collection. Enjoy the food, music, art, and festivities that downtown Utah cities have to offer. Check the title link for detailed information of art strolls across the state.

PARK SILLY SUNDAY MARKET

June 2 – September 22

Park Silly has hosted over 2.8 million people over the course of 18 years and has helped to foster / incubate over 175 small businesses. Park Silly is an FREE eco friendly open air artist market, street festival and community forum.

UTAH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

June 17 – October 5

The Utah Shakespeare Festival brings the works of Shakespeare and other storytellers to life, fostering a profound connection among artists and the local region and national community. With a commitment to artistic and educational excellence, we inspire, we entertain, and we celebrate the enduring power of the live theatrical experience.

ZOO BREW AT HOGLE ZOO

Select Wednesdays, May – October

We’re toasting to wildlife conservation. Sip a drink, savor a bite, experience wildlife connections, and toast to saving animals and wild habitats at our adults-only Zoo Brew events. Zoo Brews are held on select Wednesdays in the summertime and are the perfect opportunity to visit the zoo without kids. 21+

DOWNTOWN FARMER’S MARKET, ST. GEORGE

May – October

The event features 60+ vendors from Washington and Iron Counties, offering locally grown produce, pasture-raised meats, and unique artisanal products. Live music starts every Saturday, 30 minutes after the market opens at Vernon Worthen downtown park. A family-friendly, pet-welcoming atmosphere. Add the Downtown Farmers Market to your weekly routine!

FARMER’S MARKET OGDEN

May 25 – September 14

Farmers Market Ogden brings the community together every Saturday from May through September on Historic 25th Street. Here, local residents and visitors can explore a vibrant collection of stalls featuring the freshest local produce, handcrafted artisan goods, and a variety of delicious prepared and packaged foods. The market also serves as a cultural hub, offering live local music, art displays, and family-friendly activities, all set in the charming backdrop of Historic 25th Street in downtown Ogden, Utah.

PARK CITY FARMER’S MARKET

May 29 – Oct 23

The Park City Farmer’s Market is an essential seasonal outdoor market held at Park City Resort in Park City, Utah (First Time Chair Lift Parking Lot PCMR). The market is held every Wednesday from 11am – 5pm, starts May 29, 2024 and ends October 23, 2024. The market offers a large assortment of fresh local goods from Utah Farmers and vendors, and strives to offer only the freshest and organic products.

DOWNTOWN SLC FARMER’S MARKET

June 1 – October 19

Pioneer Park

The Downtown Farmers Market exists to strengthen and support small local farms and businesses as they bring their products directly to the public. Our farmers and producers offer the freshest local fruits and vegetables as well as a wide variety of grass-fed meats, eggs, dairy, honey, and flora, along with the region’s best locally made sauces, spreads, baked goods and culinary accoutrements.

RED BUTTE GARDEN – OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES

June 4 – Sept 24

In an incomparable setting, the Red Butte Concert Series is one of summer’s must-do’s. Between top-name acts and the insanely beautiful backdrop of Salt Lake’s Wasatch Range, Red Butte’s Concert Series offers auditory bliss with a dose of nature.

SALT LAKE CITY TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES

June 21 – August 21

Now in its 37th year, the Twilight Concert Series has presented a wide range of nationally recognized recording artists paired with local musicians and performers. Dedicated to connecting audiences through live music by presenting musically diverse artists that represent strong artistic values and diverse social principles.

OGDEN TWILIGHT

June 22 – Sept 23

Community building concert series taking place at the Ogden Amphitheater each summer.

MOAB MUSIC FESTIVAL

August 28 – September 14

The Moab Music Festival is an award-winning event featuring a diverse mix of programming, including chamber music, jazz, and Latin music. The festival takes place in unique venues such as wilderness areas, outdoor settings, and historic locations, making Moab a truly special experience.

June Events

SPRINGVILLE ART CITY DAYS

June 1-8

Art City Days is Springville’s annual summer celebration. It’s known for its great carnivals, parades, balloon festival, entertainment, foods, and numerous activities for the whole family.

OREMFEST

June 3-8

A weeklong festival of fun for the whole family. This year’s theme is “Honor, Hope and Healing” inspired by Gold Star Families, those who have lost an immediate family member in war. There’s an incredible schedule of events and things to do with the whole family, you don’t want to miss out.

UTAH BLUES FESTIVAL

June 14 & 15

Gallivan Center | Salt Lake City

Come join us in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City to experience another unbelievable weekend of blues music! Featuring award-winning free workshops, unique artistic and non-profit vendors, great food trucks, beer, wine, hard seltzer, soda, and free water! It’s one of the finest blues festivals in the country.

STRAWBERRY DAYS

June 15-23, Pleasant Grove

103 Years of the Longest Running Celebration in Utah. This year’s festival theme is The Heart of Pleasant Grove and features events and activities ranging from car shows, concerts, pie eating contests and much more.

SAVOR THE SUMMIT

June 22, Park City

This is not your average dinner party! Park City’s Savor the Summit returns to historic Main Street for the largest dinner party in the state. On June 22, 2024 at 6:00 p.m., a variety of restaurants will be serving their specialities to over 2,500 participants, al fresco, as the sun sets behind Main Street.

2024 UTAH ARTS FESTIVAL

June 28 – 30, Salt Lake City

The Utah Arts Festival is Utah’s largest outdoor multi-disciplinary arts event, attracting over 70,000 attendees each summer. It has won numerous awards internationally, nationally, and locally and is considered one of the premier events in Utah. Known as “The Great Utah Get-Together” the Utah Arts Festival celebrates visual arts, music, dance, film, and more.

July Events to come soon…See you there! If you want to be “home” for this amazing season, please contact us today to learn more about available listings.

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