4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County

4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County

 

The 4th of July is coming up soon and there are lots of fun options in Salt Lake County for celebrating the holiday throughout the entire day.

 

MagnaMagna Cooper Park located at 8950 West 2600 South. Activities include a flag ceremony, breakfast, a 5K Fun Run/Walk, a parade, and music.  The fireworks display will begin at 10:00 pm.  Click on the link for the full schedule of activities.

 

4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County

 

Murray  – Murray Fun Days is held at the Murray Park on 296 E Murray Park Avenue.  Begin your day with breakfast in the park, watching a parade, a 5K race, a chalk art contest, a magician, a puppet show, children’s games, musicians, and much more.  Beginning at 10 pm, watch the fireworks display in the park.  (No personal fireworks permitted).  Click on the link for the full schedule of activities.

 

4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County

 

Salt Lake BeesThe Smith’s Ballpark at 77 West 1300 South in Salt Lake City.  Cheer on the Salt Lake Bees as they take on the El Paso Chihuahuas.  A fireworks display will follow the baseball game.

 

4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County

 

Sandy10000 Centennial Parkway.  Activities include a flag raising ceremony, a 5K race, spikeball competition, K9 demos, inflatables, crafts, games, food trucks, music and much more.  The fireworks display begins at 10 pm.  No personal fireworks or sparklers are permitted.  This is a pet-free festival; however, service animals are welcome.  Click on the link for the full schedule of activities.

 

4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County

 

South Salt Lake Fitts Park located at 3050 South 500 East.  Activities include a pancake breakfast, a 5K race, run or walk, a flag ceremony, a parade, live music, games and food.  Click on the link for the full schedule of activities.

 

4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County

 

This is the Place Heritage Park  – located at 2601 Sunnyside Ave in Salt Lake City. The Sons of the American Revolution will begin the day with a flag ceremony.  In addition to the regularly scheduled activities at the park, guests will enjoy the candy cannon, the ringing of the anvil and other special activities planned for the 4th of July.

 

4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County

 

West JordanVeterans Memorial Park at 1985 West 7800 South.  A full day of events is scheduled, including a parade, a carnival, a rodeo, music, and ending with a fireworks display.  Personal fireworks are not permitted in city parks.

 

Whether you celebrate the 4th of July privately, or at a community event, please be careful with fireworks.

 

Fireworks Restrictions Map

 

Fireworks Laws in Salt Lake County 

 

Fireworks can be frightening to pets.  Keep your pets safe, by leaving them inside at home.  Be sure to have current contact information on microchip, in the event they do get loose and run away.

 

 

Posted on June 23, 2019 at 5:56 pm
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Farmers Markets in Salt Lake County

Farmers Markets in Salt Lake County

 

It is the season for fresh produce at your local farmers markets, some are already open and others are scheduled to be opened soon.  It is a great way to support your local businesses.

Be sure to bring your reusable bags for your purchases.

Most merchants will accept debit and credit cards, but it is helpful to bring cash for those who don’t.  Many of the markets will also accept Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as well as Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) so be sure to ask if applicable.

 

Markets Currently Open:

 

Fridays

          Liberty Park Farmers Market – on 700 East 1300 South in Salt Lake City (North of the Duck Pond) on Fridays from 4 pm to dusk through October 4th.

 

Saturdays

          Daybreak Farmers Market – on SoDa Row, 11274 Kestrel Rise Road in South Jordan, on Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm through September 28th.

          Downtown Farmers Market – Liberty Park at 350 West 300 South in Salt Lake City on Saturdays beginning on June 8th through October 19th from 8 am to 2 pm. They also offer a free bike valet, and an enclosed off-leash dog area.

 

Sundays

          Park Silly Sunday Market – on Historic Main Street in Park City on Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm, June through September.  (No market on August 4th, 11th, or 18th) Although this market is not in Salt Lake County, it is well worth the drive to Park City for their open-air market and street festival with lots of food, arts, and live music

          9th West Farmers Market (The People’s Market) – near The International Peace Gardens at Jordan Park at 1000 South 900 West in Salt Lake City on Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm through October.

          Wheeler Farm Sunday Market – 6351 South 900 East in Murray on Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm through October 27th.  On the last Sunday of each month, they also feature young vendors at the Children’s Market.         

 

Wednesdays

          Sugar House Farmers Market – at the Fairmont Park on 1040 East Sugarmont Drive in Salt Lake City on Wednesdays from 5 pm to 8 pm through October.

 

Farmers Markets in Salt Lake County

 

Markets Starting Soon:

 

Fridays

          Murray City Park Farmers Market – at 200 East 5200 South in Murray from 9 am to 2 pm from July 26th through October 26th.  Will be open on Fridays and Saturdays

 

Saturdays

          Market at Gardner Village – at 1100 West 7800 South in West Jordan from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturdays beginning July 13th through October 26th.

          Murray City Park Farmers Market – at 200 East 5200 South in Murray from 9 am to 2 pm from July 26th through October 26th.  Will be open on Fridays and Saturdays

          South Jordan Farmers Market – at the Jordan Towne Center, 1600 West Towne Center Drive (10600 South) in South Jordan on Saturdays from 8 am to 2 pm beginning on August 3rd through October 19th.

 

Tuesdays

          Tuesday Harvest Market – at Pioneer Park, 300 South 300 West in Salt Lake City from 4 pm to 8 pm beginning on August 6th through September 24th.

 

Wednesdays

          Sugar House Farmers Market – at the Fairmont Park, 1040 East Sugarmont Drive in Salt Lake City on Wednesdays from 5 pm to 8 pm starting in July through September.

 

Thursdays

          University of Utah Farmers Market – Tanner Plaza at 201 South 1460 East in Salt Lake City on Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm beginning August 22nd through October 3rd.

 

 

Posted on June 9, 2019 at 4:05 pm
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