One of Salt Lake City's biggest Native American Celebrations includes in intertribal powwow, music, dancing, crafts, food and celebrity appearances.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Liberty Park, 1100 S. 600 E.
Food/craft booths 7 a.m. until fireworks
12 Noon until Fireworks
Powwow $5 (under 6 & over 65 Free)
All other events/activities free
Enjoy prime seating for a great view of the Liberty Park fireworks, and other fireworks across the valley, from the rooftop of Whole Foods at Trolley Square. The free celebration begins at 7 p.m. and includes food, family activities, free valet parking, and music provided by X96.
600 S. 700 E.
Utah's Pioneer Days at West Jordan includes vendors, games, Dutch oven cook-off, bouncy houses, dunk tank, climbing wall, human hamster balls, pony rides, petting zoo, softball tournament, iron man contest, tug of war, and three-legged races. Guests can participate in authentic pioneer games such as greased pig chase, mutton bustin', blacksmith activities, sack races, flour snowball fights, bumper balls and much much more. The Osmond Youth Pioneer Pageant will be presented each evening; see listing below.
July 24-26, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Park
1985 W. 7800 S.
Many activities are free; Pioneer Production $6-$12
The Youth Pioneer Pageant features hundreds of children and young adults from all across the country as they share their talents through dancing, singing, and live theatrical entertainment. This one-of-a-kind production re-enacts the stories of the pioneer trek West and their attempt to settle the untamed valleys and mountains of Utah. You will witness wagons, handcarts, live animals, music, special guests, and a large fireworks display. The pageant recounts the journeys of all pioneers that settled Utah, such as Catholic missionary colonizers; Greek and Italian pioneers; the Chinese, Jewish and Mormon settlers; as well as Native Americans.
July 24, 25 & 26
Doors Open: 7 p.m.
Pre-Show 8 p.m.
Show Begins: 9 p.m.
Firework Finale: 10 p.m.
West Jordan Arena
8125 S. 2200 W.
West Jordan, UT 84084
Ticket Prices: $6-$12
This is the Place to Celebrate! Pioneer Days at This is the Place Heritage Park begins with a flag raising ceremony and ends with the bang of a candy cannon!
Enjoy some of the same activities that brought joy to the weary pioneers following their long journey.
- Pie eating contest
- Candy cannon
- Youth parade
- Foot races
- Train rides
Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
This is the Place Heritage Park
2601 East Sunnyside Ave.
$11 Adults, $8 Seniors and Children, 2 and under free