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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

July 24th Holiday Events In Utah

July 24th is a big holiday in Utah. It is called Pioneer Day and commemorates the arrival of the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley. There will be festivities in many communities around Utah, with most activities taking place next Thursday (the 24th).

Many businesses will be closed for the holiday.

Salt Lake City hosts a massive celebration called the “Days of '47.” It takes place over several days and offers many fun activities related to Western America, pioneers and frontier life. The festival provided the overview below. See the official website for more details.

We have exciting things planned for the 2013 version of The Days of ’47 celebration, from the Royalty Pageant and Parade, to the Rodeo and all the other colorful events. Our 2013 celebration will be full of thrills and spills. Schedule your summer plans to take advantage of our many activities — most of which are free to the public. Grab your hat, pull on those boots and c’mon down!

Activities include:
  • July 19 - Pioneer Day Commemoration Concert
  • Jul 20 - First Encampment Hike
  • Jul 20 - Youth Parade
  • Jul 19, 20, 22, 23 and 24 – Rodeo
  • July 19, 20, 22, 23 and 24 - Frontier Camp
  • Jul 24 - Sunrise Service
  • Jul 24 - Days of ’47 KSL 5 Parade
See the entire schedule.

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