Tag Archives: Animals

Fall Harvest Festival

American West Heritage Center

Bring in the Fall Harvest & celebrate Halloween the old fashion way in beautiful Cache Valley!

  • Corn Maze
  • Haunted Hallow
  • Train Rides
  • Pumkin Patch
  • Candle Making
  • Steam Engine
  • Pony Rides
  • Barnyard Boo
  • Super Slide
  • Hay Jump
  • Hay Fort Pirate Ships
  • Gourd Launcher
  • Concessions

October 14-16, 2021,  10 am–5 pm

Fall Harvest Festival
American West Heritage Center
4025 S.hwy 89-91, Wellsville

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is home to more than 4,000 animals representing 650 species, showcasing ecosystems from around the planet including kelp forests, coral reefs, the deep ocean, Antarctic waters, Asian cloud forests, South American rain forests, and the waterways of our home state of Utah and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

  • SEArenity Yoga
  • Nights Under Lights
  • Movie Nights
  • Summer Camps
  • Watch Penguins & Stingrays Swim

Nights Under Lights Show
Ecosystem Exploration Craft & Observatory EECO

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
12033 Lone Peak Pkwy, Draper, UT 84020
(801) 355-3474

Ogden Nature Center Free Saturday

Hawk

The Ogden Nature Center will offer free admission and naturalist-guided activities on Saturdays throughout the summer. Free hands-on crafts, nature walks and activities provided.

Located in the heart of Ogden, you’ll find a 152-acre nature preserve and education center open to the public year-round. Visitors enjoy 1.5 miles of walking trails, picnic areas, tree houses, bird blinds and an exhibit of live birds of prey. The preserve is a hot spot for birding. Two of Utah’s greenest buildings are on site to teach about sustainable structures. A unique gift shop is located in the Visitor Center.

The Ogden Nature Center offers a wide variety of classes & workshops for all ages including art, photography, birding, wildlife in Utah, outdoor recreation, conservation, sustainability, summer camps and more.

Ogden Nature Center
966 W 12th St, Ogden, UT 84404
(801) 621-7595

Life On The Farm

Wheeler Farm Historic, Landmark, Salt Lake City, County, Family, Children's Activities, Petting Zoo, Farm

Wheeler Historic Farm is open every day during daylight hours to walk the grounds and visit the animals as a public park and part of the Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation department.

There is NO ADMISSION FEE to enter the grounds. No fees charged for activities such as wagon rides, milking the cow and special events.

Wheeler Historic Farm is a working farm and the animals serve an agricultural purpose. They have cows, horses, chickens, pigs, sheep, turkeys, goats and rabbits. They are not trained, or domesticated but may be petted with caution.

Wheeler Farm
6351 S 900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84121
(385) 468-1755

Chariot Racing

Wasatch Slopes Chariot Racing

Chariot Racing at the Golden Spike Event Center Race Track in Ogden, Utah.

The fastest athletes from six area chariot clubs are harnessed in teams of two and pull a chariot for 440 yards competing head to head against other teams. This is a fun filled family sport that boast a unique experience.

Most Saturdays

Wasatch Slopes Chariot Racing
Golden Spike Event Center
1000 1200 W St, Ogden, UT 84404
(801) 399-8798

Carriage & Sleigh Rides

Utah Horse Drawn Rides

Carriage, Sleighs and Wagon Rides

Winter Sleigh Rides

Holiday Sleigh Rides On The Farm
December Annually
American West Heritage Center, Wellsville

Rocky Mountain Outfitters
December Annually
633 West Soldier Hollow Ln, Midway
(435) 654-1655

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Wheeler Historic Farm
Daily Rides 10 am–6 pm
6351 S 900 E, Murray

Free Animal Shows

Free Animal Show, Brigham Young University, Museum, Provo, Utah, Children's Activities, Family, Educational, Learning

Enjoy a free animal show at Brigham Young University Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum on weekdays and Saturdays.

Free public shows are held in-house Monday-Friday at 7:30 PM with an additional show at 6:30 PM on Monday, and Saturday at 1 PM and 3 PM. Shows typically last 30 to 45 minutes.

Free Weekly Shows 

Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum
Brigham Young University
645 E 1430 N, Provo, UT 84602

Tracy Aviary

A Utah Top Pick destination, Tracy Aviary is one of the largest and oldest of only two free-standing aviaries in the nation and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  It has grown and evolved over its more than 80-year history to become a cultural landmark, public garden, and leader in environmental education and conservation.

Tracy Aviary
589 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 596-8500

May Events
Moms can visit Tracy Aviary for free on Mother’s Day Weekend