Friday, July 20, 2012

Pioneer Day Events!!

Get out your bonnets and cowboy hats, it's time to celebrate Utah's pioneer heritage!  There are lots of activities around the state to keep your family busy and get you into the pioneer spirit!!


Spanish Fork Fiesta Days
Spanish Fork City
There are celebrations all during the month of July for Spanish Fork's Fiesta Days!  On July 24th there will be a craft fair, parade, carnival, outdoor quilt show, rodeo, entertainment, and fireworks at 10:15 pm!  There is so much going on, you're sure to find something that tickles your fancy!  For more information on events, times, and locations, click HERE!

Mapleton Pioneer Days
July 24
Mapleton City Park
35 East Maple Street, Mapleton
This is a free event. There will be local entertainment (including poets, and music and singing), an awesome firework show (it's supposed to be their biggest ever!), games, and a parade!  If you're near Mapleton, come check it out!! Click HERE for more info!

Provo Pioneer Day Extravaganza
July 24 from 9am to 2pm
North Park 
500 North 500 West, Provo
Come check out the museum and see real pioneer buildings! On top of that, there will be craft and food vendors, an antique car show, live entertainment, a Native American village, and mountain man encampment.  Come see Native American dancing and go inside a real tipi.  There will be tons of free games and crafts for the kiddos! If you haven't come to this event before, you're missing out, don't miss it this year! Click HERE for more info!

Days of 47 KSL Parade
July 24 at 9am
Salt Lake City, Route starts at South Temple and State Street running east to 200 East, turns south to 900 South, then turns east to Liberty Park at 600 East
Who doesn't love to celebrate with a parade?  Come see the one of the largest, oldest parades in the USA!  There will be awesome floats, bands, clowns, horses, and more, all to celebrate our state holiday.  Lots of people camp out on the streets the night before to get a good seat for the parade, but if you don't want to venture out in the crowds, you can snuggle up on your couch at home and watch it on KSL!  This is a great way to start your Pioneer Day celebrations!  Click HERE for the details!

Have a happy Pioneer Day with your kiddos!!

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