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Salt Lake City July Events

2014

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It's almost impossible not to to have fun in Utah during July, with two big holidays, summer concerts, sporting events, outdoor recreation and more! Here's a list of selected July events in the Salt Lake City area.

Note: While we do our best to make sure all information is accurate, please call or check the website to verify details for events you are attending.

4th of July Events

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Celebrate the 4th in SLC, with parades, fireworks, concerts, community festivals, rodeos, sporting events and more.

Summer Concerts

Music and a summer evening go together like peanut butter and chocolate. Here's a list of the Salt Lake area's popular summer concert series, including the Twilight Concert Series, Red Butte Garden Concerts and music events at Salt Lake area resorts.

Farmers Markets

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Many Salt Lake area farmer's markets start their seasons in July, making it one of the yummiest months of the year in Utah.

Free Summer Movies

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There's plenty of free entertainment in the Salt Lake area during the summer, including free movie nights sponsored by community organizations throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Most are outdoors, so bring a blanket and a few of your best friends to enjoy a great movie and a beautiful summer evening!

Summer Day Camps for Kids

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Prevent summer boredom with this list of Salt Lake area summer day camps for kids, including fun programs at Bad Dog Arts, Miss Kaye's Performing Arts Camp, the Utah Children's Theatre and more.

Gardening Classes

Courtesy Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District

Don't let the hot July weather keep you out of the garden - you can find a huge variety of gardening classes this month in the Salt Lake area, at Red Butte Garden, Jordan Valley Conservation Garden Park, the Utah Botanical Center, Thanksgiving Point, and many more locations. Many of the classes are free.

'Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out' at The Leonardo

Explore the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of the world’s most spectacular creatures, large and small in this fascinating new exhibition. This exhibit takes visitors on an anatomical safari of more than 100 specimens. Each animal is painstakingly preserved by the process of Plastination, invented by Dr. von Hagens. From goats to giraffes and octopuses to ostriches visitors will discover the form and function of animals both exotic and familiar.

May 10-Sept. 1, 2014

Tickets $15-$19

Children 5 and under free.

209 E. 500 S.
801-531-9800

$5 after 5 at Tracy Aviary

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Tracy Aviary will be open to the general public until 8 p.m. Monday nights throughout the summer, and adult admission is only $5 after 5 p.m.

Mondays June-August, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

589 East 1300 S.
801-596-8500

Regular admission: adults $7, students and seniors $6, children $5. Ages 3 and under free.

Monday Family Nights at Red Butte Garden

Red Butte Garden

Monday Family Nights at Red Butte Garden feature music, dance, crafts and activities associated with the many cultures.

  • June 9 - Wasatch Eagle Dancers - Native American Dance & Music
  • June 16 - Kenshin Taiko - Japanese Drum
  • July 7 - Red Desert Ramblers - Bluegrass Music
  • July 14 - Island Traditions - Polynesian Music & Dance
  • August 4 - Salt Lake Capoeira

Shows start at 6 and 7 p.m.

General admission: adults $10, children 3-17 and seniors 65+ $8, Family of 6 $38

Red Butte Garden
300 Wakara Way
801-585-0556

Gallivan Center Weekday Workouts

Courtesy Gallivan Center

Weekday Workouts are designed to move, tone and shape those muscles that have been stuck behind your desk all day! The free classes begin right after work at 5:30 p.m.

Monday through Thursday, June-Aug., 5:30-6:30 p.m., except holidays

Free

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