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June In Utah

A listing of things to do in Utah during the month of June.  Little Cottonwood Creek at Murray Park, Murray, Utah (featured above). Rivers and streams peaking the end of May and the first part of June make for a very enjoyable and refreshing time to explore our many parks that are often created around these life providing water sources.

All Month

Park Silly Sunday Market

Lunch Brunch Concert Series

Utah Shakespearean Festival

Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series

Homestead Concert Series

Brigham Young Historic Park Concerts

Farmers’ Markets

Father’s Day Holiday Events

June Events & Activities

1st Week

Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music Festival

Utah Pride Festival

Scottish Festival & Highland Games

South Jordan Country Festival

Mountain Man Rendezvous

Utah State Instrument Championships

Pony Express Days

2nd Week

Brewfest

Utah Asian Festival

3rd Week

Utah Arts Festival

Westfest

Groovefest American Music Festival

Heber Valley Pow-Wow

Riverton Arts Festival

Wendover Air Show

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

Utah State Instrument Championships

Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Bluegrass Acoustic Music, Ogden, Utah Music Festival

In conjunction with the Annual Ogden Music Festival. Nine contests, with five “Open” divisions and four “Novice” divisions, featuring Flatpick Guitar, Fingerstyle Guitar, Bluegrass Fiddle, Banjo and Mandolin.

Annual Utah State Instrument Championships
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1st Week in June
Fort Buenaventura Park
2450 A Ave , Ogden, UT 84401-2203

Intermountain Acoustic Music Association
IAMA-USIC
P.O. BOX 520521 SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84152

Pony Express Days

Pony Express Days named after the Pony Express Trail, which runs through their city is Eagle Mountain City’s annual festival held around May 25th through first week of June.

Annual Pony Express Days Headliner Concert at SilverLake Amphitheater in Eagle Mountain City. Come enjoy the exciting rodeo action at the rodeo named “Best Small Rodeo in Utah” by the PRCA in 2011..


Pony Express Days Events and Rodeo

Eagle Mountain SilverLake Amphitheater
7920 N Pony Express Pkwy, Eagle Mountain, Utah 84005 (801) 789-6603

Eagle Mountain City Hall
1650 E Stagecoach Run, Eagle Mountain, UT 84005 (801) 358-1175

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

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

Utah Shakespearean Festival

Utah Shakespearean Festival, Theatre, Southern Utah, Cedar CityThe Utah Shakespeare Festival presents life-affirming classic and contemporary plays in repertory, with Shakespeare as our cornerstone. These plays are enhanced by interactive experiences which entertain, enrich, and educate.

The Summer Festival offers free nightly Greenshows featuring music, song, and tales on two outdoor stages; the New American Playwrights Project, showcasing work of new playwrights; free literary seminars, Tuesday–Sunday, discussing the season’s plays; bi-weekly props, actor, and costume seminars; backstage tours; and play orientations before all shows.

The Fall Festival offers free literary seminars, Wednesday–Sunday, discussing the season’s shows; free actor seminars every Wednesday and Friday; free props seminars every Thursday and Saturday; intimate and detailed backstage tours Thursdays and Saturdays; and play orientations before all shows.

The Utah Shakespearean Festival was founded in 1961 and presented its first season in 1962. It was started in response to two influences: summer tourists desiring more evening activities after visiting the area’s six national parks, and a young actor’s desire to produce great theatre. Festival Founder Fred C. Adams, having just come to Cedar City after trying out the New York theatre scene for a few years, was new to the College of Southern Utah (now Southern Utah University) in 1959. However, seeing 150,000 annual summer tourists to the area, he knew he had a great potential audience for a theatre festival. Excited by the idea, he packed up his notes and ideas and visited Ashland, Oregon, the site of the granddaddy of all Shakespeare festivals, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. While there, he closely observed operations and was befriended by Angus Bowmer, the OSF founder, whom Adams interviewed extensively. On the long ride back to Cedar City, the Utah Shakespearean Festival was born.

June – October Season with plays and activities Monday – Saturday.