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Pioneer Day fun across the state

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Here is a list of Pioneer Day activities for the state of Utah:

Cache County:


July 24: 7 a.m. registration for 7:30 a.m. Fun Run at Willow West. 7:30 a.m. Mountain Man Rendezvous at Willow West. 8:30 a.m. sports tournament registration at Willow Park. 9 a.m. sports tournaments begin, Willow Park. 10 a.m. festival starts at Willow Park, Youth Rodeo at the fairgrounds. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Skate Park fund-raiser at the new Skate Park. Noon, parade starts at Center to 500 West to 700 South and ending at Willow Park. Noon-4 p.m. $1 swimming at Municipal Pool. 1-5 p.m. events at new Skate Park. Fireworks at dark, Willow Park.

Davis County:


July 21: 10 a.m. Handcart Days parade, beginning at Five Points (1500 S. Main), north on Main to 400 North, ending at Bountiful City Park. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. food, games, entertainment and carnival rides in City Park.

July 23: noon-11 p.m. food, games, entertainment and carnival rides in City Park. Dusk, fireworks at Mueller Park Junior High School.

July 24: 7 a.m.-10 a.m. Exchange Club Breakfast in City Park. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. food, games, entertainment and carnival rides in City Park.


July 24: Whitaker Home Museum will be open. Daughters of Utah Pioneers Cabin, 300 East and 300 South, will be open 4-6 p.m.


July 24: 7-11 a.m. Bowman's Breakfast at Bowman's Market


July 24: Taste of the Town and the Utah Symphony. No times available.

Salt Lake County:

Salt Lake City:

July 20: 5:30 p.m. Pioneers of Progress Awards display unveiling at the Utah State Capitol building, basement; 7 p.m. banquet at Grand America Hotel.

July 20, 21, 23, 24: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Days of '47 Art Show Bonneville and Nauvoo rooms, Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

July 21: 10 a.m. Youth Parade begins at South Temple and 200 East, south to 400 South. Noon- 5 p.m. Float preview party at the Salt Palace. Noon-8 p.m. Culture Fest at This is the Place Heritage Park. 1:30 p.m. Wild West show at the Delta Center.

July 22: 5:30 p.m. Wild West show at the Delta Center.

July 21, 23: 7:30 p.m. Days of '47 PRCA Rodeo at the Delta Center.

July 24: 5 a.m. Deseret News/Granite Furniture Marathon, 6:15 a.m. 10K race, and 7 a.m. 5K non-competitive walk. Final registration at Marriott University Park Hotel, 480 Wakara Way, July 22 and 23. Fees $35 per person for the marathon, $25 per person for the 10K and $12 per person, $5 per child under 10 for the 5K Walk. All fees include race information packet and T-shirt. There will be no race day registration. 7 a.m. sunrise service at the Tabernacle on Temple Square. 9 a.m. Days of '47 parade starts at South Temple and Main Street, east to 200 East, south to 900 South then east to Liberty Park. 4 p.m. PRCA Days of '47 Rodeo at the Delta Center.

Red Butte Garden will be open to the public free of charge.

Utah County:

Cedar Hills:

July 21: 7:30 a.m. Manila Mile Run. May register on-line at ( www.cedarhills.org). $10 late fee on day of the race. 8:30 a.m. Manila 5K Run, same rules apply. 9 a.m. race awards ceremony in Heritage Park, tennis tournament at Lone Peak High and golf tournament ($32 fee) at Tri-City Golf Course.

July 22: 7:30 p.m. performance by Creekside at the Park Amphitheater

July 23: 7:30 p.m. children's play (Performance 1)

July 24: 6 a.m. Air Show, 6:30 a.m. pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. Children's Pioneer Day parade, followed by a variety of activities and concessions throughout the day. 7:30 p.m. children's play (performance 2). 9:30 p.m. fireworks show simulcast on 1400AM radio.


July 24: 6:30 -9:30 a.m. breakfast in city park, $2.50 per person. 7 a.m. flag ceremony. 7 a.m. 1 mile race. 7:30 a.m. 5K race. Registration for the races are from 6:15-6:45 a.m. and both race start at Central Bank. Fee $12. 9 a.m. Parade begins at Heritage Church on 1600 N. Main to Mapleton Elementary. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. lunch — $3 for barbecue beef and $2 for hot dogs. Games, activities and entertainment in the city park through 2 p.m. 8:30-11 p.m. Youth dance (ages 14 and up) at the city tennis courts.

Spanish Fork:

July 20-24: 8 p.m. PRCA Rodeo at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds.

July 20: 6 p.m. stock parade begins at 700 East, west on Center to 100 East, south to 200 South and fairgrounds.

July 21: 10 a.m. children's parade begins at Park Elementary School, west on Center to Spanish Fork City Park. Noon pie-baking contest at Spanish Fork Public Library. Noon-10 p.m. battle of the bands at Boothe Bros. Performing Arts Center. 10:30 p.m. dance after the rodeo.

July 22: 7 p.m. Fireside with Thurl Bailey at Spanish Fork High School Auditorium.

July 24: 7-10 a.m. Booster Club breakfast, Spanish Fork City Park. 7:30 a.m. 10K Speedy Spaniard Race (registration at 6:30 a.m.) begins at Spanish Fork Canyon View Park, fee $15. 8:30 a.m. 1 mile children's fun run for children 12 and under, fee $12. 10 a.m. Grand parade starts at 900 East, west on Center, around the park, north on Main to 900 North. Parade will be followed by a festival with arts, entertainment, games and food. 1-6 p.m. Spanish Fork Community Water Park open, $3 per person. 2-7 p.m. car show at Spanish Fork High School football field. Fireworks after the rodeo, shot from the new recreation complex at about. 10:30 p.m.

Weber County:

Harrisville (Heritage Days):

July 21: 6:30 a.m. breakfast sponsored by North Ogden Kiwanis at Harrisville Park, followed by various activities, concessions and entertainment through the day. Hot air balloon rides available from 6-9 p.m. 8 p.m. Heritage Days Dance, 10 p.m. fireworks.


July 19-24: 6:30 p.m. pre-show for the 7 p.m. PRCA Rodeo at Pioneer Stadium. Miss Rodeo Utah pageant will run concurrently with the rodeo.

July 22: dusk, Lindquist Family Pops and Fireworks, WSU.

July 23: 6:30 p.m. cowboy poetry and music at the David Eccles Conference Center, $6 adult, $3 per child.

July 24: about. 7 a.m. Kiwanis breakfast in Municipal Park, adults $3, children $2. 9 a.m. parade starts at 31st Street and Washington, north to 21st Street. Fort Buenaventura will be open immediately following the parade with the Pioneer Skills and Craft Show. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Authentic cowboy camp at the Egyptian Outdoor Amphitheater-Courtyard. Noon, cowboy poetry and music at the Egyptian Theatre, $2 per person. Noon, DUP Museum open for free tours. 8:15-10 p.m. Western film festival at Egyptian Theater.