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Monday, June 30, 2014

4th Of July Celebrations Around Utah

Virtually every community in Utah will offer some kind of 4th of July celebration and visitors are always welcome to join the fun. Activities often include:
  • Pancake breakfasts
  • Parades
  • Rodeos
  • Patriotic programs
  • Fireworks displays
America's Freedom Festival At Provo offers a wide range of activities culminating in the Stadium of Fire program and fireworks show. It is one of the largest patriotic celebrations in the US. The show features country music star Carrie Underwood again this year.

The Deseret News has this comprehensive list of July 4th events around Utah. Below are highlights from just a few locations. See the article for complete details and/or inquire locally for events where you will be traveling.

Provo
Stadium of Fire is part of America's Freedom Festival at Provo, a celebration intended to “strengthen the traditional American values of family, freedom, God and country,” according to the organization’s website.

Utah State University
July 3, 8 p.m., Romney Stadium “Freedom Fire” featuring the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Mile Marker 6 and a fireworks display,

Fort Duchesne
Fourth of July Powwow, July 3-6, with booths, contests and performances (435-823-6132)

Cedar City
July 3, 7 p.m., Cedar Area Interfaith Alliance patriotic program, Christ the King Catholic Church, 690 S. Cove Drive. July 4, 10 a.m., Main Street parade; food, games, entertainment and more at Main Street Park throughout the day

Hogle Zoo
July 4, all day, military appreciation discount, veterans and immediate family receive free admission, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave.

Murray
July 3, 7:30 p.m., Air Force Band patriotic concert, Murray Park. July 4, 6:30-10 a.m., breakfast, Murray Park; 7 a.m, more activities throughout the day.

Spring Mobile Ball Park
July 4-5, 6:35 p.m., Salt Lake Bees vs. El Paso, fireworks after the game.

Temple Square
July 5, 7:30 p.m., Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band, Tabernacle.


This is the Place Heritage Park
Liberty Days, July 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,

Oakley
July 2, 4 p.m., special needs rodeo. July 2-5, 8 p.m., PRCA Rodeo with fireworks following.

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