Utah Pioneer Day celebrations

Published: Thursday, July 21 2011 3:00 p.m. MDT

Donner Park: July 23, 7 a.m., First Encampment Hike, begins at 2770 E. 990 South and ends at First Encampment Park, 1700 S. 500 East (801-257-7959 or kizatt@daysof47.com)

Downtown Salt Lake: July 24, 9 a.m., Days of ’47 KSL 5 Parade, route begins at South Temple and State Street, runs east to 200 East, turns south to 900 South, then turns east to Liberty Park at 600 East (www.daysof47.com)

Liberty Park: July 24, Deseret News Marathon ending location. The marathon will begin at the top of Big Mountain above Emigration Canyon. The 10K will begin at Research Park, 500 S. Wakara Way, 6 a.m., and the 5K walk will begin at Energy Solutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, 7 a.m. (www.deseretnewsmarathon.com)

Pioneer Memorial Museum: July 24, noon-5 p.m., crafts and activities, 300 N. Main (www.dupinternational.org)

Red Butte Garden: July 24, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Pioneer Day free admission (801-585-0556 or www.redbuttegarden.org)

Temple Square: July 22, 7:30 p.m.; Pioneer Day Commemoration Concert, featuring the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Linda Eder; Conference Center, free, tickets required. July 24, 7 a.m., sunrise service, Tabernacle, free (801- 570-0080 or www.lds.org/events)

This Is the Place Heritage Park: July 23 and 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., "Pioneer Days," 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and children ages 2-12 and free for children under 2. July 23, 7 p.m., "Brother Brigham's Ball," $6 per person (801-582-1847 or www.thisistheplace.org)

Wheeler Historic Farm: July 23, 6 a.m.-8 p.m., Pioneer Art Festival, 6351 S. 900 East, free (801-264-2241 or www.wheelerfarm.com)

West Valley City: July 22-25, 7 p.m., Days of ’47 Rodeo, Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, $5-$52 (801-988-8800 or www.daysof47rodeo.com)

Wilford Woodruff Farmhouse: July 23, 7 p.m., "Musical Production of the Life of Wilford Woodruff," 1604 S. 500 East, free

Summit County

Park City: July 22, 7:30 p.m., the Von Trapp Children and the Utah Symphony, Deer Valley Outdoor Amphitheatre, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, $50-$65 for reserved seating, $16 for general admission (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Tooele County

Tooele: July 23, 10 a.m., children's parade, route begins at Tooele High School, 301 W. Vine and follows 200 West to 200 South, then 100 West back to the high school (www.tooelecity.org)

Uintah County

Vernal: July 23, 8 a.m., breakfast, Colton Pavilion, 900 W. 500 North; 10 a.m., parade, route follows Main Street; fireworks at dusk, Colton Pavilion (801-435-789-1352 or www.vernalchamber.com)

Utah County

Lehi: July 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., "Foam Day," Lehi Sports Park, 700 S. 2200 West (801-768-7100 or www.lehi-ut.gov)

Mapleton: July 23, 6 a.m., 5K and fun run, Mapleton Park, Main and Maple Street; 8 a.m., parade, route begins at Mapleton Jr. High, 362 E 1200 N; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., activities at Mapleton Park; 7 p.m., Ryan Shupe and The Rubberband, Ira Allen Sports Park, 800 W. 2000 South; fireworks at dusk (www.mapleton.org)

Provo: July 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pioneer Day Extravaganza, including games, food and music, North Park, 500 N. 500 West (801-852-7635 or www.provo.org)

Wasatch County

Charleston: July 23, 6:45 a.m., flag-raising ceremony; breakfast, 7-10 a.m.; fireworks at dark, Charleston Park (www.charlestonutah.org)

Heber: July 23, 8 p.m., "Fiddlers 'n Fireworks," Heber Valley Railroad Depot, 450 S. 600 West, $38 for adults, $24 for children ages 3-12 (435-654-5601 or www.hebervalleyrr.org)

Midway: July 22, 9 p.m., campfire stories, the Homestead Resort, 700 North Homestead Drive. July 23, 11 a.m., taffy pull; 1 p.m., pioneer crafts and games; 6 p.m., dinner, $6-$12.50; 7 p.m., concert, free (www.gohebervalley.com)

Washington County

Pine Valley: July 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Pioneer Day at the Pine Valley Heritage Center, 100 E. Main (435-652-3100)

Washington: July 23, 6:30 a.m., flag raising; 7 a.m., breakfast, Veterans Park, 74 E. Telegraph; 9 a.m., parade, rout begins on 300 East at 500 North and travels to Park View Drive; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., games and activities, Veterans Park; fireworks at dusk (www.new.washingtoncity.org)

Weber County

Liberty: July 23, 8 p.m.; "Countrypolitan" concert featuring Jeff Coffin, Anna Wilson and the Crescent Super Bands; Wolf Creek, 3567 E. Nordic Valley Way, $20 per carload (www.wolfcreekfoundation.com)

Ogden: July 22-25, 7:30 p.m., Ogden Pioneer Days Rodeo, Ogden Pioneer Stadium, 668 17th St., $8-$15 for adults, $5-$6 for children (www.ogdenpioneerdays.com)

Email: wbutters@desnews.com

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