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July 4th Events

Here is a listing of Independence Day events throughout Utah:

Cache County


July 3: 7:30 p.m. gates open at Romney Stadium, USU, for Fourth of July celebration; 8 p.m. entertainment; 10 p.m. fireworks, tickets $3 adults, $1.50 children 12 and under.

Davis County

Antelope Island:

July 6: 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Antelope by Moonlight 2001 bike trail non-competitive ride. $22 adults over 14, $17 children under 14. Working headlights and helmets mandatory. Call 451-3286 for more information.


June 22-July 21: Musical play "1776" presented at Rodgers Memorial Theatre. For tickets and times, call 298-1302.

July 3: 6 p.m. children's parade starts at 160 S. 200 East and ends at Founders Park; 7 p.m. Concert in the Park featuring "Voice Male."

July 4: 6-9 a.m. country breakfast in Founders Park, $3 adults, $2 children under 12, $12 per family of six (additional family members $1.50 each); 7 a.m. Freedom Fun Walk and Run for local charities, pre-register at City Hall or call Dale Anderson at 292-2100, fee $10, includes T-shirt; 9 a.m. Independence Day parade begins at Chase Lane and ends at JC Penney's, followed by a carnival, entertainment and art in Founders Park from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Art exhibit, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 350 N. 100 East (Centerville Elementary); noon-1 p.m. police auction at the entertainment stage at Founders Park. Whitaker Home Museum will be open. Daughters of Utah Pioneers Cabin, 300 East and 300 South, will be open 4-6 p.m.


July 3: 4-9 p.m. car show and karaoke street dance in Fisher Park

July 4: 7 a.m. (registration), 8 a.m. (start) Freedom Run and Gold Medal Mile Walk, led by Olympic runner Jason Pyrah. 7-10:30 a.m., chuckwagon breakfast, Macey's parking lot 700 S. State; 10 a.m., parade; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. festival in Fisher Park with entertainment, games and concessions; noon, baby contest; 1 p.m., Hogs and Hosers softball game; 5-7 p.m., sock hop; sunset, skydivers; 10 p.m. fireworks.


July 1: 7 p.m., patriotic devotional, Davis High School auditorium

July 4: 6:30-11 a.m., breakfast at Davis Applied Technology Center; 7:30 a.m., 5K and 10K runs at DATC; 8 a.m.-3 p.m., concessions, games and entertainment; 11 a.m., parade from DATC to Main Street, west on Main to 100 North, east to 100 East; 10 p.m. fireworks at Davis High stadium.


July 4: Layton Liberty Days — breakfast, games, rides, parade, symphony, fireworks.

North Salt Lake:

July 3: 6:30-10:30 p.m., Independence Day festival at Eaglewood Golf Course, booths, entertainment and fireworks.

West Bountiful:

July 3: 6:30 p.m., Independence Day parade begins at 400 North and 800 West, up to 1600 North, east to 600 West and then north to West Bountiful Park. Festival follows until 10 p.m.

West Point:

July 4: golf tournament, parade, concessions, basketball tournament, 5K run, breakfast.

Morgan County


July 4: 7:30 a.m. flag ceremony at Riverside Park, fun run/walk $5 per family, and breakfast until 10 a.m., $3.50 adults, $2.50 children; 10 a.m., parade begins at Schumacher's, east across State Street and down Commercial to 125 North then west on 250 East to State; 11 a.m.- 2 p.m., concessions and entertainment in the park; 8-9 p.m., entertainment in the park followed by fireworks at dusk.

Salt Lake County

Copperton Park (8731 W. 10305 South):

July 4: 7:30-11 a.m. continental breakfast; 9-11 a.m. races and family activities; 11 a.m. (or end of activities), firemen's raffle.

Evergreen Park (2230 E. 3425 South):

July 4: 7-11 a.m., Lion's Club breakfast; 8 a.m. parade; 10 a.m. flag ceremony; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. games, entertainment and concessions.

Magna Park (8941 W. 2941 South):

July 4: 7-11 a.m. Lion's Club breakfast; noon, parade. Games, entertainment and concessions all day. Fireworks at dusk or 10 p.m.


July 3: 8 p.m., Concert in the Park — New Orleans to New Age, Murray Park Amphitheater, $5 adults, $3 children/seniors, $20 families.

July 4: 6:30-9:30 a.m., community breakfast, Murray Park Pavilion 5, $3.50 adults, $2.50 children; 7 a.m., sunrise service, Murray Park Amphitheater; 8 a.m., Murray Fun Days 5K race, begins at City Hall and ends at Murray Park, registration ends at 7:45 a.m.; 8:30 a.m. Fun Day Parade from Fashion Place Mall to State, north to Vine then east to the north entry of Murray Park ending at the west end of the park. Concessions, activities and entertainment throughout the day. 10 p.m. fireworks.


July 3: 2- 8 p.m., car show at city park, free admission; 6:30 p.m., Fourth of July parade starts at 13400 South and 1700 West, followed by concessions at the park; 8 p.m. boxing at the rodeo grounds; 8:30-11 p.m. Y.C. Stomp. Baseball and softball tournaments throughout the day.

July 4: All events held at Riverton City Park, 12765 S. 1500 West. 6:30 a.m. flag ceremony; 7 a.m. County Mile 10K and fun run; 7-10 a.m. chuckwagon breakfast; 8 a.m. Cycling — Tour de Riverton; 9 a.m. free swimming at the county pool; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. horseshoe competition; 9:30- noon, baby contest at the Community Center; 10:15 a.m. F-16 flyover; 11 a.m.-dusk entertainment, games and concessions; noon-3 p.m. 3-on-3 basketball tournament; 6 p.m. Tracy Aviary bird show, free admission; 7-10 p.m. patriotic program; 10 p.m. fireworks.

Salt Lake City:

July 4: 11 a.m. flag ceremony at This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., followed by entertainment, games and concessions; noon and 3 p.m., one-man show, "Patrick Henry: Patriot" in the old Social Hall, This Is the Place Heritage Park; 2-8 p.m. Dasani Red Hot Street Blast and Water Fest (free); 7 p.m. Red Hot Fourth, University of Utah Rice-Eccles Stadium, pre-show features Full Force and T-minus Friday, show features Huey Lewis and the News, SHeDAISY, various other entertainment and fireworks. Tickets available at Smith'sTix and Huntsman Center Ticket Office.


July 4: All events held on Centennial Parkway, between the South Towne Center and City Hall. 7 a.m. 5K race; 7:30 a.m. community breakfast; 8 a.m. flag-raising ceremony; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. entertainment, games and concessions; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. car show; 6 p.m. parade starts on west Centennial Highway to South Towne Center, around City Hall on Civic Center Drive then down east Centennial Drive; 7:30 p.m. music at main stage; 10 p.m. fireworks simulcast on B98.7.


July 4: 9 a.m.- noon Snowbird Fourth of July breakfast, $9 adults, $6 children 12 and under. Snowbird hours extended 9 a.m.- 8 p.m., breakfast and tram ride is $16.

South Salt Lake City:

July 2: 6 p.m., bicycle decoration event and parade at Fitts Park, 3050 S. 500 East.

July 3: 6 p.m., Independence Day celebration at Granite High School, 3305 S. 500 East, with food, entertainment and fireworks.

July 4: 7 a.m. 5K run, beginning at Fitts Park; 8 a.m. flag ceremony followed by 8:15 breakfast in the Lion's Pride Pavilion, Fitts Park; 9 a.m. parade begins at 3750 S. 300 East and ends at Fitts Park. Festivities at the park from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Sugarhouse Park (2100 S. 1300 East):

July 4: 3 p.m. festivities start, entertainment, games and concessions; 10 p.m. fireworks, simulcast on KISN 97FM.

West Jordan:

July 2: 3:30-11 p.m. kids' party, carnival at Main Park with entertainment; 7 p.m. Community Challenge at rodeo arena; 8 p.m. PRCA rodeo at rodeo arena, followed by fireworks.

July 3: 4-8 p.m. carnival at Main Park with entertainment; 7 p.m. Community Challenge at rodeo arena; 8 p.m. PRCA rodeo at rodeo arena, followed by fireworks.

July 4: 7 a.m. flag ceremony at West Jordan High School; 8 a.m. 5K run, starts at 2200 W. 8000 South, sign up at 6:30 a.m., fee $13; 7:30-10 a.m. chuckwagon breakfast in Food 4 Less parking lot; 10:30 a.m. parade starts at West Jordan High School; noon-11 p.m., carnival, entertainment, Corvette display (until 4 p.m.), games and concessions; 8 p.m. square dance at the Main Park Bowery; 8 p.m. PRCA rodeo at rodeo arena, followed by fireworks.

Summit County


July 3: 6 p.m. potato race at the rodeo grounds, followed by a street dance at John's Park.

July 4: All events at City Park. 7 a.m. Gold Medal Mile Walk-A-Thon and Bike-A-Thon; 7 a.m. 5K run, fee $15 per person; 7:45 flag ceremony; 8 a.m. breakfast, $13 per family, $4 adults, $3 children under 8; 8:30 a.m. festival with entertainment, games and concessions; 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. DUP cabin open; 6 p.m. rib-eye steak dinner, advance tickets $7, call Kay Dearden at 435-336-5325, LaNae Ovard at 435-336-5829 or Mary Fawcett at 435-336-5686; 7:30 p.m. musical entertainment featuring the Cadillacs; 10 p.m. fireworks.


July 4: 10 a.m. parade, Center Street and Main Highway, followed by a patriotic program at the Town Park Building; 12:30 p.m. junior rodeo sign-up; 1 p.m. junior rodeo and kids' activities at the arena; barbecue at Town Hall; 8 p.m. PRCA Rodeo, followed by fireworks.

July 5: 8 p.m. PRCA rodeo at the arena, followed by fireworks.

July 6: 8 p.m. PRCA rodeo at the arena, followed by fireworks and a dance at Town Hall.

July 7: 7 a.m. breakfast at Town Park, 6 p.m. PRCA Rodeo (ESPN-2 coverage), followed by fireworks and a dance at Town Hall.

Park City:

July 4: 6 a.m. dynamite salute at Park City Mountain Resort; 7 a.m. breakfast at City Park; 8 a.m. Industrial Supply/Cole Sport 3-Mile Run; 10:15 a.m. musical entertainment; 11 a.m. parade from top of Main to City Park, with an F-16 flyover; 11:45 a.m. concessions, entertainment and activities at City Park, fireworks at dusk.

Tooele County


July 2: 7-8 p.m., Little Miss Grantsville contest

July 3: 7-10 p.m., Miss Grantsville Scholarship Pageant

July 4: 8-9 a.m. flag raising at the fire station, breakfast following the ceremony; 9-10 a.m. 5K race; 10:30 a.m. parade line-up; 11-11:45 a.m. parade; noon-1 p.m. bicycle and float judging; noon-4 p.m. concessions, games and entertainment at Grantsville Park; 5 p.m. until dark, Junior Buckaroo Rodeo at city rodeo arena behind City Hall; 10 p.m. fireworks at Cherry Street Park.


July 4: 7:45-8:30 a.m. flag-raising ceremony; 8:30 a.m. Pony Express ride re-enactment; 10-11 a.m. Main Street parade; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Independence Day carnival at Vernon Elementary; fireworks about 9:45 p.m.

Utah County

Pleasant Grove:

July 4: Dusk, fireworks at Pleasant Grove High School.


July 4: 6:30 a.m. balloon festival at Fox Field, 110 N. Freedom Blvd.; 7 a.m. one-mile run starts at Provo Tabernacle, fee $10 pre-register, $15 race day; 7 a.m. 5K run starts at Kiwanis Park, 900 E. Birch Lane, fee $15 pre-register, $20 race day; 7:15 a.m. 10K run starts at Timpview High School, 3570 N. 650 East, fee $15 pre-register, $20 race day; 9 a.m. grand parade begins at 960 N. University to 100 South, east to 200 East, north to Center and east to 900 East; 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. arts festival including entertainment, games and concessions at Utah County Government Complex, 51 S. University Ave.; 8-10:30 p.m. Stadium of Fire, Lavell Edwards Stadium, BYU, featuring Sawyer Brown, Rulon Gardner and Polynesian Cultural Center Fire Dancers, followed by fireworks.

Thanksgiving Point:

July 4: 7 p.m. Fourth of July celebration, Waterfall Amphitheater, $5 per person, entertainment and fireworks.

Weber County

Marriott-Slaterville (northwest of Ogden):

July 3: 7 p.m. community dinner at Slaterville Park, $1 per person with potluck item per family, $3 without potluck item; 8 p.m. karaoke program.

July 4: 11 a.m. parade starting at 700 South and ending at Marriott Park.


July 4: 3 p.m., Fourth of July celebration at Ogden Stadium featuring a demolition derby, music by Outrageous and fireworks at dusk. Entertainment, games and concessions. Tickets $12 adults, $10 children 6-12 and free to children 5 and under, benefits the American Dream Foundation.


July 3: 9-11 p.m. youth dance, Riverdale Park tennis courts, 4300 S. Parker Drive, admission $2.

July 4: 7 a.m. sunrise service and flag raising at Riverdale Park; 7:30 a.m. Lion's Club breakfast at Riverdale Park, $4 adults, $2 children; 7:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk, starting at Riverdale Park tennis courts, free; 8-10 a.m., Gold Medal Mile Walk, in Riverdale Park; 9:30 a.m. Old Glory Days Parade runs west on 4400 South at 700 West and ends at Parker Drive; 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. carnival at Riverside Park; fireworks at dusk.

West Haven:

July 4: 7:30 a.m. flag ceremony. 7:30-10 a.m. breakfast. 8 a.m. 5K Walk/Run. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. festival. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Youth Rodeo. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Car show. 9:30-11 a.m. auction. 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dutch Oven Cook-off. 11:30-12:30 All Star Baseball games. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dog show. 5 p.m. Adult Rodeo. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Roller Hockey Champions. Fireworks at dark.


West Wendover:

July 3: 6 p.m., "Highway Hoagie" fund-raiser and dinner, $5 for 10-inch section of hoagie, proceeds to a community skateboard park.

July 4: 11 a.m. parade, followed by picnic in the park, $2 per plate; 9 p.m. play, "The Girl with the Golden Hare," city ball field, followed by fireworks.