American's Freedom Festival At Provo Events Are Underway
One of the largest patriotic celebrations in the U.S. takes place in Provo, with events spread over several weeks. The festivities culminate with the massive Stadium of Fire program, concert and fireworks on July 4th.
The Beach Boys will headline this year's concert, which will also feature Scott McCreery.
Preliminary events have been underway for some time. Some of the more activities will take place during the next couple weeks. The Provo Herald has this article giving a full rundown of events.
The festival website provides comprehensive information and ticket information.
Here are some key events associated with the festival.
- June 19-30 - Princess Festival
- June 21 - Carillon Concert
- June 23 - Baby Contest
- June - Rotary Festival Classic
- June 11 - July 4 2012 - Historic Provo Tours
- June 30 - Children's Parade
- July 1 - Patriotic Fireside
- June 30 - Freedom Awards Gala
- July 2, 27 - Children's Art Show
- June 29 - Utah Symphony at Sundance
- June 25, 27, 28 - Golf Extravaganza
- July 2, 3, 4 - Freedom Days
- June 30, July 2, 3, 4 - Cries of Freedom in the Park
- June 30 July 2, 3, 4 - Colonial Fest
- July 3, 4 - Balloon Fest
- July 4 - Stadium of Fire
- July 4 - Freedom Run
- July 4 - Grand Parade
The Provo/Utah Valley area hosts several major events during the year. Go here for more details.