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.
The Utah Symphony takes patriotic music on the road with outdoor concerts at Sundance Resort and Thanksgiving Point's Waterfall Amphitheater.
Sundance Resort: Friday, June 29, 2012, 8 p.m., tickets $15
Thanksgiving Point: Friday, July 6, 2012, 8 p.m., tickets $10 in advance, $15 day of show
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.
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, 7 a.m. at Fitts Community Park
- Parade July 4, 9:30 a.m., route goes from 2280 S. 300 E. to Fitts Community Park
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.
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 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.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012, 6-10 p.m.
Jordan Park, 1060 S. 900 W.
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'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'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.
Events 6:50 a.m.-11 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 will celebrate Independence Day with a PRCA rodeo, carnival, parade, 5K/10K, car show, musical entertainment, fireworks and more.
July 4-7, 2012