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Independence Day celebrations offer fun, family and an 'American Idol'

Published: Thursday, June 28 2012 4:59 p.m. MDT

Richfield: June 30, 7 p.m., Miss Richfield Pageant, Sevier Valley Center Theater, 800 W. 200 South; July 1, 7 p.m., Patriotic Program, Sevier Valley Center Theater; July 2, 8 p.m., "A Field of Stars," Sevier Valley Center Theater; July 3, 6:30 p.m., children's parade, Richfield Tabernacle; 7 p.m., free concert featuring Billy Dean; 8 p.m., "A Field of Stars," Sevier Valley Center Theater; July 4, 6 a.m., Cannon Salute, Richfield City Park, 300 N. Main; 7 a.m., 5K Liberty Run, City Park; 7:30 a.m., Main Street parade, route begins 500 South and ends 500 North; 10:30 a.m., activities throughout the day, city park; 2 p.m., "Field of Stars," Sevier Valley Center Theater; 9:30 p.m., fireworks, West Hills of Richfield; 10:15 p.m., dance, Richfield pool, 600 W. 500 North. For more information, call 435-893-2223 or visit richfieldcity.com.

Summit County

Canyons Resort: July 3, 3:30 p.m., kid's bike parade; 5 p.m., music on Mountain Stage; 7:30 p.m., Soulistics concert, Mountain Stage; 9:30 p.m., fireworks; all activities are free and located at 4000 Canyons Resort Drive, Park City. For more information, call 435-649-5400 or visit canyonsresort.com.

Deer Valley: July 7, 7:30 p.m., Utah Symphony patriotic celebration, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, $45-$65. For more information, call 435-649-1000 or visit deervalley.com.

Park City: June 29, 8 p.m., Utah Symphony Patriotic Celebration, Sundance Resort, 8841 N. Alpine Loop Road., admission is advance is $15 for adults, $10 for students and under age 18, at the door is $20 for adults, $15 for students and under age 18; July 4, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., rugby games, lives music, barbecue, city park, 1354 Park Ave.; 10 a.m., pizza and soft drinks, city park; 11 a.m., parade; 11 a.m., Sunrise Rotary serving lunch, city park; 12 p.m., celebration throughout the day featuring music, pie-eating contest, games and children's activities, city park. For more information, call 801-533-6683 or visit utahsymphony.org or parkcity.org.

Park City Mountain Resort: July 4, 9 p.m., fireworks, 1345 Lowell Ave. For more information, visit parkcitymountain.com.

Tooele County

Grantsville: June 30, 7 p.m., Little Miss Grantsville Pageant, Grantsville High School Auditorium, 155 E. Cherry St.;. July 3, 6 p.m., Miss Grantsville Scholarship Pageant, Grantsville High School; July 4, 7 a.m., pancake breakfast, Grantsville Fire Station, 26 N. Center St.; 8 a.m., flag-raising ceremony, Grantsville Fire Station; 7:30 a.m., 5K scholarship run, Grantsville Fire Station; 11 a.m., parade, route begins at the cemetery on Main St and ends at Cherry St. Park; 12:30-6:30 p.m., activities, Cherry Street Park; 10 p.m., fireworks, Cherry Street Park. For more information, visit grantsvilleut.gov.

Tooele: June 30, 7 p.m., concert featuring Restless Heart and Little Texas followed by fireworks, Tooele High School football field, 301 W. Vine St., $5; June 2, 7:30 p.m., Lokalgrown concert, Tooele City Park, 200 W. Vine S.; 9 p.m., free movie, Tooele City Park; July 3, 3 p.m., karaoke contest, Tooele City Park; July 3-4, Bit & Spur Rodeo, Deseret Peak Complex, 2930 W. Highway 112, $10; July 4, 7 a.m., 5K run, begins on Skyline Drive; 7-8:30 a.m., Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Veterans Memorial Park, Main and Vine Street; 9 a.m., parade, route follows Main Street; activities and entertainment throughout the day, Tooele City Park. For more information, call 435-843-2143 or visit tooelecity.org.

Utah County

Lehi: July 4, 5 p.m., vendors and concessions, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way; 10 p.m., fireworks. For more information, visit thanksgivingpoint.com.

Orem: June 30, 2-4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Roots of Freedom, Scera Park, 600 S. State, $3. For more information visit freedomfestival.org.

Provo: June 30, 10:30 a.m., Children's Parade, route beings at 800 E. Center St. and ends at 200 E. Center St., free; July 1, 7 p.m., patriotic service, Utah Valley University UCCU Events Center, 800 W. University Parkway., free; July 2-4, times vary, Freedom Days, Utah County Government Complex, 100 W. Center St.; July 3-4, 6:30-8 a.m., Balloon Fest, Bulldog Field, 1100 N. Freedom Blvd., free; July 4, 7 a.m., Freedom Run, Kiwanis Park, 800 N. 600 East, $10-$25; 9 a.m., parade, route begins at 960 N. University Ave. and ends at Center Street and 900 E., free; 8 p.m., Stadium of Fire, LaVell Edwards Stadium, 1700 N. Canyon Road, $25-$120. For more information, call 801-818-1776 or visit freedomfestival.org.

Sundance: Utah Symphony Patriotic Celebration, June 29, 8 p.m., Sundance, 8841 Alpine Loop Road, Sundance; $15 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Wasatch County

Midway: June 4, 6:30 a.m., cannon firing and sunrise service with speaker; music from the Swiss Bell Ringers, the Swiss Choir and the Swiss Miss royalty to follow and Pioneer Breakfast, Towne Square Pavilion, First and Main. For more information, visit midwaycityut.org.

Weber County

Ogden: June 4, 1-11 p.m., “Hot Rock'n 4th,” featuring entertainment and fireworks, Ogden Pioneer Stadium, 700 Canyon Road, $13 for adults and $7 for children in advance, $16 for adults and $10 for children day of event, children under age 3 free. For more information, visit hotrockn4th.com or smithstix.com.

Wolf Mountain: Utah Symphony patriotic concert, June 30, 8 p.m., Wolf Mountain Ski Resort, 3567 East Nordic Valley Way, Ogden; $50 per carload (801-355-2787 or www.utahsymphony.org)

Washington County

St. George: July 4, 7:30 a.m., early morning breakfast; 8 a.m. parade, Vernon Worthen Park, 300 S. 400 East; 9 a.m., National Anthem in Vernon Worthen Park gazebo; 9:10 a.m., Independence Day Fun & Games Extravaganza, Vernon Worthen Park; 10 a.m., karaoke and zumba; 11 a.m., talent contest; 1 p.m., hot dog-eating contest, Vernon Worthen Park; 8 p.m., free concert, Dixie Sunbowl, 100 S. 400 East, free; 10 p.m. fireworks, Dixie Sunbowl. For more information, call 435-627-4560 or visit sgcity.org.

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