Category Archives: Utah 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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Photo From: https://www.visitstgeorge.com/exploring-toquerville-falls/

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 Utah 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.

Luminaria at Thanksgiving Point
Lehi
Until December 31
This year marks the 15th Anniversary of the Holiday Open House at Red Butte Garden! Enjoy local artists, cider, and hot chocolate, while exploring the winter gardens.

Spanish Fork’s Festival of Lights
Spanish Fork
Until January 1
The festival is a drive-through holiday light show.

Christmas in Color
Provo
Until January 1
The festival is a drive-through holiday light show.

Utah’s Tallest Christmas Tree
Lehi
Until December 31
Utah’s tallest Christmas tree is at the Outlets at Traverse Mountain.

The Forgotten Carols Christmas Tour
Orem
Until December 20
See the timeless Christmas classic during its 25th anniversary tour in Utah.

Salem’s Pond Town Christmas
Salem
Until January 2
The display in Salem includes lights floating on a pond in Knoll Park.

 

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Halloween Utah 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 Utah County 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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Halloween Lift Rides
Sundance
October 20-31
Just like the Full Moon Lift ride, but a little spookier! Fun games, hot chocolate, & snacks are for sale, as well as blankets for those that forget. On weather permitting nights, a complimentary movie plays at the base.

Cornbelly’s Corn Maze
Thanksgiving Point
Open until October 29
Kid friendly and scary corn mazes, cow train, slides, zipline, pumpkins, corn cannons, pig races, and much more!

Halloween Carnival
Provo
October 29
Come in costume to the Recreation Center for a chance to wander the Wonderland Cake Walk, take a shot at Angry Birds, create some autumn crafts, and dozens of other activities. Entertainment, crafts, and character meet-and-greets will give every member of the family something to enjoy.
Older and scarier events for kids ages 10+

Pumpkin Carving Contest
Central Utah Gardens – Orem
October 28
Carved, painted, and decorated pumpkins can be dropped off from Noon – 6:00 pm
The pumpkins will be displayed at the pumpkin walk the following day.
Cash prizes will be awarded to contest winners.

Pumpkin Walk
Central Utah Gardens – Orem
October 29
Free admission. Come walk through the gardens and enjoy the fall colors as well as the pumpkin entries from the pumpkin carving contest. Fun activities for all members of the family. Free gift for each person wearing a costume. Puking Pumpkin demonstrations throughout the day.

Sundance Halloween Zipline
Sundance
October 23-31
Includes Demo and Outlaw spans, plus a Halloween Lift Ride.

Hee Haw Farms
Lindon
Open until November 5
Hee Haw Farms is the place to pick out the perfect pumpkin for your porch. Children of every age will enjoy the corn maze, silo slide, hayrides, petting farm and more great activities.

Halloween Cruise Down the Provo River
Provo
October 1-31
Get ready for an epic experience your kids will never forget with a Halloween cruise down the Provo River. Delight in jack-o-lanterns reflecting off the water and a spooky story, but beware of pirates, matey. Kids will love this fun event, with some candy handed out by a special visitor.

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

Sun warms the Autumn Halloween Pumpkins

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