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Salt Lake City will celebrate Independence Day in a big way with festivities throughout the Salt Lake area. Here's a list of more than 20 SLC 4th of July events.

Utah Symphony Patriotic Concerts: Sundance and Thanksgiving Point

Painting by Archibald MacNeal Willard; photo by Steve McAlister

The Utah Symphony takes patriotic music on the road with outdoor concerts in late June and early July.

  • Patriotic Celebration Sundance Resort: Friday, June 28, 2013, 8 p.m., tickets $18
  • 1812 Overture at the Deer Valley Music Festival: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 7:30 p.m., tickets $45-65
  • Utah Symphony at the Waterfall, Thanksgiving Point (followed by fireworks): Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 8 p.m., tickets $10-$25

July 3rd at The Canyons

Courtesy The Canyons Resort

Are you ready to start your Independence Day one day early? If so, then head to Canyons Resort's July 3rd celebration with live music by The Soulistics, followed by a huge fireworks display. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Resort Village with the fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Parking $5

South Salt Lake Freedom Festival

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The South Salt Lake Freedom Fest includes fireworks, a community festival and a parade.

  • Festival and fireworks July 3, 6-11 p.m. at the former Granite High School, 3305 S. 500 E.
  • 5K Fun Run July 4, 8 a.m. at Fitts Community Park
  • Parade July 4, 9:30 a.m., route goes from 2280 S. 300 E. to Fitts Community Park

Oakley Rodeo and 4th of July Celebration

Courtesy Oakley Rodeo

Enjoy an old-fashioned Western 4th of July in the charming small town of Oakley, about 35 miles east of Salt Lake City in Summit County. Oakley has only 1,000 residents, but the grounds for its popular rodeo seat 6,000.

PRCA rodeo nightly July 3-6, 2013 at 8 p.m. Fireworks each night.

5k, parade, barbecue and patriotic program June 14-July 5

Sugar House Fireworks


The Sugar House Park fireworks are Salt Lake's most popular 4th of July fireworks. Community fair begins at 12 p.m., music and entertainment go from 5-8 p.m., and fireworks begin at dusk.

Sugar House Park, 1300 E. 2100 S.

Salt Lake City's 4th of July Celebration at Jordan Park

Courtesy Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City's annual 4th of July celebration will include booths and games, live music, and of course, fireworks! As always, it will be a patriotic neighborhood party on Salt Lake City's west side.

July 4, 6-10 p.m.

Jordan Park, 1060 S. 900 W.

Holladay 4th of July Festival

Eric Van Den Brulle

Holladay's 4th of July Festival starts with a flag ceremony and kids' bike parade at 8:30, followed by a chuck wagon breakfast at 9:00, bike race at 10:00, then fireworks at 10 p.m.

Breakfast $5 per person

Murray Fun Days

Wataru Yanagida

Murray's traditional 4th of July community celebration includes a 5K, parade, and other community events TBA.

Parade July 4 8:30 a.m.

Most events at Murray Park

Sandy 4th of July Celebration

Courtesy Sandy City

Sandy's huge July 4th celebration will feature a flag raising ceremony, parade, 5K, police and fire demonstrations, community fair with vendor booths, rides and kids' activities, free concerts and a fireworks show. The parade begins at 6 p.m.

Most events at South Towne Promenade between Sandy City Hall and the South Towne Center at 10000 S. and 175 W.

West Jordan Independence Day Festival and Western Stampede

Ron Dahlquist

West Jordan will celebrate Independence Day with a PRCA rodeo, carnival, parade, 5K/10K, car show, musical entertainment, fireworks, free movie in the park, and more.

July 4-7, 2012

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