Tag Archives: August

Downtown Farmers Market

Farmers Market, Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, arts & Crafts, Live music, Live entertainment, Outdoors, FamilyThe Downtown Farmers Market is a local growers’ market, featuring fresh produce from over 80 Utah farmers.

In addition to the produce, the Market also offers a variety of fresh baked bread and pastries, cheeses, meat and seafood, jams and honey, house and garden plants, arranged planters, and numerous handmade arts and crafts.

Unique food vendors also are a part of the Market, offering prepared foods and beverages.

The Downtown Art and Craft Market are held on the south end of the park during the Farmers Market. More than 90 local artisans display their wares, crafted in Utah by Utahns.

Live music and entertainment are also included.

JUNE – OCTOBER ANNUALLY
TUESDAYS & SATURDAYS

Downtown Farmers Market
Historic Pioneer Park 350 S 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Lunch Bunch Concert Series

Gallivan Plaza provides free live entertainment every weekday afternoon (excluding holidays) May thru September from Noon-1PM. Get out into the sunshine and enjoy your lunch while listening to the sounds of solo acoustic singers, songwriters and local bands. Musical selections include folk, acoustic, rock, jazz, pop, blues, and all variations in between.

Did you forget to pack a lunch? Don’t worry; visit the new Gallivan Center concessions stand or one of the many take-out delis and restaurants nearby. Also, enjoy Lunch Bunch on Gallivan Ave. every Thursday along with our Thursday Food Trucks.

Weekdays 12–1 PM (FREE) May–September Annually

 Gallivan Center
239 S Main St
Salt Lake City, UT 84111  (801) 535-6110

Brigham Young Historic Park Concerts

Acoustic Guitar Music, Brigham Young Historic Park, Salt Lake City, Utah, Free Concerts, Bluegrass, Folk, Choir, Children's Performances, FamilyEnjoy free, informal, hour-long concerts at beautiful Brigham Young Historic Park on Tuesday and Friday evenings throughout June, July, and August. All ages are welcome. Limited seating is provided; blankets and lawn chairs are allowed.

The Brigham Young Historic Park is on the southeast corner of State Street and 2nd Avenue (North Temple), one block east of Temple Square.

If the weather is bad, concerts will be held in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square. For more information, call 1-801-240-3323.

Brigham Young Historic Park
50 West North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150 (801) 240-3323

Salt Lake Bees Baseball

Salt Lake Bees Baseball, Salt Lake City, Utah, SportsThe Salt Lake Bees are the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Since the franchise’s return to Salt Lake City in 1994, the team has welcomed over eight million fans to Bees Salt Lake City’s Ballpark while the club has reached the Pacific Coast League Finals twice. Major League Baseball greats such as Torii Hunter, David Ortiz, LaTroy Hawkins and Francisco Rodriguez have played for Salt Lake.

April–September Annually

Bees Ballpark Home Game Calendar
77 West 1300 South Salt Lake City, UT 84115 (801) 350-6900

SpeedWeek at Bonneville Salt Flats

auto racing

2nd Week of August–Annually

The Southern California Timing Association and Bonneville Nationals Inc. organize SpeedWeek, the largest meet of the year, which attracts several hundred drivers who compete to set highest speed in a range of categories.

Bonneville Speedway

Bonneville Speedway is an area of the Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah, that is marked out for motor sports. It is particularly noted as the venue for numerous land speed records. The salt flats were first used for motor sports in 1912, but didn’t become truly popular until the 1930s when Ab Jenkins and Sir Malcolm Campbell competed to set land speed records.

In October, the Southern California Timing Association puts on World Finals, a scaled down version of SpeedWeek.

Southern California Timing Association

Utah Salt Flats Racing Association

South Jordan Farmers Market

Farmers Market, South Jordan, Utah, Produce, FoodCreate lasting bonds with those who produce the food you like to eat!

“Come experience the season’s freshest fruits and vegetables grown by your local Utah Farmers. TASTE THE DIFFERENCE!”

AUGUST – OCTOBER ANNUALLY
SATURDAY MORNINGS

South Jordan Towne Center Farmers Market
1600 West Towne Center Drive (10600 South)
South Jordan, Utah 84095  (801) 254-3742

Burning Man Festival

Burning Man is an eight-day-long annual festival that takes place in Black Rock City, a temporary city on the playa of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, 90 miles (150 km) north-northeast of Reno, ending on the American Labor Day holiday in September.

The event is described by organizers as an experiment in community, radical self-expression, and radical self-reliance and takes its name from the ritual of burning a large wooden sculpture of a man on the sixth day.

Burning Man Festival, Project, Nevada, Art Festival, Music, Arts & Crafts

Burning Man Festival Project – Black Rock City, Nevada

Park City Farmers Market

Park City Farmers MarketA seasonal Farmers Market held at the Silver King Resort in Park City, Utah.

The market offers a large assortment of fresh local goods from Utah Farmers and vendors, music, food, arts & crafts and fresh breads.

June 1–October 31
Wednesdays 12–6 PM