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
 

Pioneer Day Celebrations Throughout Utah

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Pioneer Day is an annual state holiday in Utah meant to celebrate and honor the pioneers who demonstrated industry and bravery when they ventured to settle in what is now Salt Lake City. Celebrations are traditionally held on July 24th throughout the state, and include parades, pioneer games, and fireworks.
Here is a list of various firework events, along with other activities, going on in honor of Pioneer Day throughout the state:

July 21st

Bountiful  – http://www.handcartdays.org/Events

July 22nd

Salt Lake Bees Game – http://www.milb.com/promotions/index.jsp?sid=t561
Fairview City – http://fairviewcity.com/cms/park-and-recreation/pioneer-day-celebration/
Mapleton – http://mapleton.org/event/july-24th-celebration/
Cottonwood Heights – http://cottonwoodheights.utah.gov/community/events/butlerville_days/

July 24th

Salt Lake City – http://www.slcgov.com/slcevents/slc-events-firework-shows
Ogden – http://www.ogdenpioneerdays.com/index.php/extensions/events-calendar
Spanish Fork – http://www.spanishfork.org/newsevents/events/fiestadays/calendar.php
Logan – http://www.loganutah.org/departments/parkrec/specialevents/2017PioneerDayCelebrationPosterUpdate(7-5-17).pdf
Heber – http://www.gohebervalley.com/Charleston_24th_of_July_Celebration
Washington County – http://www.daysof47.com/events/days-of-47-dixie-celebration
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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.

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.

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.

Photo From: http://mapio.net/place/2292030/

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.

Photo From: https://www.freearenas.com/mona-rope-swings-near-midway-utah.html

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

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