With the 4th of July right around the corner, it’s time to find the perfect place to watch fireworks and celebrate with friends and family. We’ve got some great options for you:
Make your way to Whole Foods’ rooftop, where X96 will be broadcasting live from 7–9 p.m. on July 4. FantasyCon will be on hand, and guests can enjoy free face painting and a free photo booth, along with food from Blue Pablano. The fun-filled evening ends with one of the best views of the valley’s fireworks.
Brian Head Town has a series of events for the long weekend. Chill on The Hill, a family-friendly event, will take place at Navajo Lodge, complete with a zip line, climbing wall, and much more. Enjoy live music at 3:30 p.m. by Soulwhat and at 6 p.m. by Juniper city. An ATV obstacle course and scavenger hunt takes place from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. on July 4-5. Also on July 4–5, check out the annual arts and craft fair at Brian Head Town mall from 10 a.m.–9 p.m., complete with art, games, food and live music. Bring chairs and blankets at dusk and enjoy live music before the fireworks display at Bristlecone Pond.
Park City’s Historic Main Street is the site for their jam-packed day of fun, complete with games, BBQ, activities, and more. The festivities kick off at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast in City Park, $7 for adults, and $5 for kids. The Cole Sport 5K Mountain Fun Run kicks off at 8 a.m., and the grand parade begins at 11 a.m. Fireworks begin at dusk.
Food and games begin at noon on July 4, and the music, including live performances from The Truth, Lucid 8, Whiskey Bravo, Tribe of 1 and more, kicks off at 4 p.m. and rolls until 10 p.m. Watch fireworks at 10 p.m. Get there early to get a good spot on the hill.
Start your festivities early on July 3rd at Canyons. At 3 p.m., family-friendly music, games, and food are available at Resort Village. Live music at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Visit the website for a complete schedule of events.
This patriotic show starts at 8 p.m. at LaVell Edward Stadium and features Carrie Underwood, along with the cast of BYUtv’s sketch comedy show, Studio C. Throw in the Stadium of Fire Dancers and a huge-stadium fireworks show and you’re set for an unforgettable experience.
Start off the weekend with the freedom festival at Old Granite High School on the 3rd from 6p.m.–10 p.m., and don’t stop there. The 4th of July festivities start off with the 5K Fun Run in Fitts Community Park at 8 a.m., followed by the parade at 9:30 a.m., with the theme “American Dream."
A baseball game on the 4th screams patriotic. The Bees play the El Paso Chihuahuas, starting at 6:35 p.m., complete with a fireworks show, on both the 4th and the 5th. Check the website for other games with fireworks displays.
Speaking of sports and patriotic, check out the Real Salt Lake vs. New England Revolution game on the 4th starting at 8 p.m. at Rio Tinto Stadium. Don't miss the fireworks display after the game.
Join the party at Jordan Park, complete with a firework display, from 9 p.m.–10 p.m.
Celebrate all day starting with a Children’s Parade beginning at Pine Park, 2120 E. 4500 South, and ending behind City Hall. The Chuck Wagon Breakfast helps to start the day off right at 9 a.m. behind City Hall, at $5 per person. Enjoy live music featuring Peter Breinholt from 9 p.m.–10 p.m., and then get ready for fireworks at 10:10 p.m.
The PRCA rodeo takes places the 3rd, 4th and 5th, but that’s not all. July 3rd begins with the Mutton Bustin’ Challenge at 7 p.m., followed by the military night of the rodeo at 7:30 p.m. The 4th begins a flag ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall, followed by the Parade at 10:30 a.m., starting from Redwood Road and ending at 7000 South. After the rodeo at 7:30 p.m. is a showing of “The Lego Movie” at Veterans Memorial Park, and of course, fireworks at 10 p.m.
Believe it or not, Magna has one of the best Fourth celebrations int he state. It starts with a 5K, Cannonade, and a big breakfast to fill the morning of the 4th at Magna Copper Park. A parade begins at noon on Magna Main Street, followed by games and live music by Maddie Wilson. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.
Start your day with a Lion’s Club Community Breakfast from 6:30-10 a.m., and attend the sunrise service at 7 a.m. at Murray Park Ampitheater. Join the 5K race starting at 8 a.m. near Constitution Circle, Murray Park, for $25, or watch the parade at 8:30 a.m. beginning at Fashion Place. Family-friendly activities take place throughout the day. Fireworks start at 10 p.m.
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