Category Archives: Salt Lake County

Farmers Markets to Visit in Utah

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Summer is coming to an end, but there are still fun things to do on the weekends with your family and friends. Get outside, have fun, and support Utah’s local vendors by visiting a farmers market near you.

Here is a list of farmers markets across Utah:

Salt Lake

Salt Lake Farmers Market

Location: Pioneer Park (350 S. 300 West in Salt Lake City)

Times and dates: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 28

Sugar House Farmers Market

Location: 1040 E Sugarmont Dr

Times and dates: Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. until October 26

University of Utah Farmers Market

Location: 200 Central Campus Dr

Times and dates: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 5

Wasatch Front Farmers Market — Wheeler Farm

Location: Wheeler Farm (6351 S. 900 East in Murray)

Times and dates: Sundays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 29

Central Utah

Happy Valley Farmers Market — Orem

Location: University Mall (575 E University Pkwy)

Times and dates: Fridays, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. until October 27

Lavell Edwards Stadium Farmers Market

Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium (1700 N. Canyon Road in Provo)

Times and dates: Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. until October 26

Provo Farmers Market

Location: 550 W. Center St. in Provo

Times and dates: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 28

Spanish Fork Farmer’s Market

Location: 40 S. Main St. in Spanish Fork

Times and dates: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. until October 28

Northern Utah

Bountiful City Farmers Market

Location: 400 N 200 W (2th North Park)

Times and dates: Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. from until October 13

Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market

Location: 199 N. Main St. in Logan

Times and dates: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until October 21

Farmers Market Ogden

Location: 25th Street and Grant Avenue in Ogden

Times and dates: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until September 16

Syracuse City Farmers Market

Location: Shadow Point Shopping Center South/West corner (1200 W Antelope Dr) in Syracuse

Times and dates: Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. until September 27

Eastern Utah

Park Silly Sunday Market

Location: Historic Main Street in Park City

Times and dates: Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until September 17

Heber Valley Farmers Market

Location: Main Street Park (250 S. Main St.)

Times and dates: Thursdays, 4 p.m.-9 p.m. until August 31

Southern Utah

Cedar City’s Downtown Farmers Market

Location: 905 South Main Street at IFA, Cedar City

Times and dates: Saturdays, 9 a.m.- noon all year long

Downtown Farmers Market at Ancestor Square

Location: 2 W. St. George Blvd. in St. George

Times and dates: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-Noon

Moab Farmers Market

Location: Swanny City Park (400 N. 100 West in Moab)

Times and dates: Fridays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. until October 27th

Zion Canyon Farmers Market

Location: 1212 Zion Park Blvd. in Springdale

Times and dates: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon until October 14

 

5 Utah Swimming Holes to Visit This Summer

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The heat is upon us in Utah and it’s not going anywhere, anytime soon. Beat the heat and experience the natural beauty that Utah has to offer by visiting these swimming holes that are sure to impress.

Toquerville Falls

Located just outside Zions National Park in a secluded area, this swimming hole is a desert oasis.

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Homestead Crater

An all-natural geothermal pool located in Midway. The water stays at a toasty 96 degrees and is great for floating around or even scuba diving.

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Photo From: http://homesteadresort.com/utah-resort-things-to-do/homestead-crater/

Fifth Water Hot Springs

This place is a little piece of heaven on earth where the natural hot spring pools are fed by a beautiful waterfall. Located in the middle of Diamond Fork Canyon.

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Mona Rope Swings

Located about 30 minutes south of Provo at the Mona Ponds. They have multiple platforms you can use to swing out to the water and there is even a small rope swing for younger kids to try out.

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Mill Creek North Fork Canyon Swimming Hole

This beautiful spot in Moab is considered the local swimming hole, and a nice relaxing place to beat the heat.

Photo From: https://www.outdoorproject.com/adventures/utah/swimming-holes-cliff-jumping/mill-creek-swimming-holes
Photo From: https://www.outdoorproject.com/adventures/utah/swimming-holes-cliff-jumping/mill-creek-swimming-holes

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Monthly Market Stats – May 2017

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Christmas in Salt Lake County 2016

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It’s the most wonderful time of year! Time to get out with your families and enjoy the holidays. We have gathered a list of many events and light shows that you won’t want to miss.

Discovery Gateway Breakfast With Santa
Salt Lake City
December 10 & 17
Enjoy a hot breakfast, exclusive play time in the museum with Jolly Old Saint Nick, and a special surprise gift for the family.

Santa Comes Down the Town Lift
Park City
December 17
Santa Claus is coming Park City via the Town Lift, with his magical Mid-December sleigh that is all lit up with Christmas lights.

Zoo lights
Hogle Zoo – Salt Lake City
December 1 – 31 (Closed Christmas Day)
ZooLights! will be brighter and more sparkling than ever as this festive, family-fun light event returns for its 10th anniversary year.

Heber Valley Railroad North Pole Express
Heber
Open until December 24
All aboard a fun ride up to the North Pole!

Temple Square Lights
Salt Lake City
Until January 1
See 35 acres of the famous Temple Square lights.

Christmas in Color
Kearns
Until December 31
Utah’s biggest drive-through holiday light show.

Downtown Jingle Bus
Salt Lake City
Until December 24
Take the Jingle Bus to see all the holiday sights downtown.

Draper City Park Tree of Lights
Draper
Until December 24
Tree lighting ceremony with a visit from Santa, music, and a big celebration.

Riverton City Holly Days
Riverton
December 9 & 10
Visit with Santa and enjoy cookies, crafts, entertainment, shopping at local retail booths, and the giant-sized storybook boards T’was the Night Before Christmas.

Dickens’ Christmas Festival
Sandy
December 8-10
Period costumes, old shops, fortune tellers, royalty and the real Father Christmas

 

 

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Halloween in Salt Lake County – 2016

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The Halloween season is upon us and there are many things to do!

We’ve created a list of events coming up in the Salt Lake area that you won’t want to miss out on. So get the family together, spruce up your costumes, and go out for some fun!

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Hogle Zoo – Salt Lake City
SIX NIGHTS ONLY! October 19, 20, 21, 22
Ride the ‘not-so-spooky’ train – at night!
See the graveyard, the land of spiders, the pirates’ lair, and more!
mermaids at Rocky Shores
A labyrinth-themed maze with puppets. and more!

Heber Valley Railroad
Heber
October 21, 24, 28
90 minute, Halloween Train. Dress up! Departing at 7pm, you’ll be entertained by costumed characters, sing-a-long to seasonal favorites, and other fun. Includes a delicious pumpkin cookie and other surprises. You can also take home a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch.

Gardner Village WITCHFEST
West Jordan
Open until October 31
Witch displays, food, music, scavenger huts, Witchapalooza, and more!

Garden After Dark
Salt Lake City
Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights, October 20-22 & 27-29
With crafts, activities, light displays, and more, this is a fun-filled evening you won’t want to miss! Join us for Garden After Dark, an indoor/outdoor, costume and kid-friendly experience in the Garden to celebrate Halloween.

Trick or Treat Street
Kearns
Olympic Oval
October 21
FREE ADMISSION. Indoor trick or treating at the Olympic Oval. Kids under 12 can skate for free.

Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta 2016
Daybreak
October 22
Watch these giant pumpkins race across the lake!

Derricott Dark Realm
West Valley City
October 28, 29, 31
FREE. Spooky haunted house, food drive, and even a no scare line for the little kids. Free hot chocolate at the end!

Trick or Treat Street
Soda Row – Daybreak
October 29, 2016
Costume parade, tricks, treats, and more!

Pumpkin Plunge
South Jordan Fitness and Aquatic Center
October 29
Swim in a spooky colored pool, enjoy swimming with creepy things and pick out a pumpkin from the pool pumpkin patch.

Cross E Ranch
Salt Lake City
Open until October 29
Salt Lake families will fall in love with the 14-acre corn maze at Cross E Ranch. There’s plenty to entertain the whole family with hayrides, animals, mini train rides, slides and a movie on the barn.

Boo at the Zoo
Hogle Zoo – Salt Lake City
October 29
Come dressed up and ready to trick or treat for kids 12 and under.

Trick or Treat at Scheels
Sandy
October 31
Trick or Treat safely at Scheels, fun activities, crafts, and a free ride on the ferris wheel!

Park City Halloween on Main Street
Park City
October 31
Trick or treat from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dress up your pooch and stroll down to lower Main Street at 5:30 p.m. to see the famous Dog Parade!


 

While you’re at it, don’t forget to pick up your pumpkins at these great Pumpkin Patches!

Sun warms the Autumn Halloween Pumpkins
Sun warms the Autumn Halloween Pumpkins

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