Amy Donaldson, Deseret News
Deseret News reporter Amy Donaldson, aka The Wicked Witch of the West, center, and her daughter, Rachel Gitlin (left, dressed as a princess) and family friend, Annie Jackson (right, dressed as a naughty fairy) get ready for the Fairy Tale 5K at Thanksgiving Point in 2014.

LEHI — Thanksgiving Point is hosting a variety of family-friendly activities this summer, including the return of $2 Tuesdays in August.

The summer fun kicks off Saturday during Dairy Day, where guests can make homemade butter, ride the cow train and play games in Farm Country.

A Fairy Tale Festival and Fairy Tale 5K is scheduled for Saturday, June 24. Activities include building a fairy house, making a wand and more. The 5K starts at 8 p.m., and registration is $25. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest fairy (fastest finisher), best costume, best couple costume and best group costume.

On Saturday, July 22, at 10 a.m., guests are invited to grab their swim trunks and goggles and join in a huge food fight during Jigglefest and the Utah Foods Cook-off. Participants will get to throw Jell-O, run through the sprinklers and jump in a bounce house. As part of the Pioneer Day weekend celebration, guests are also invited to participate in the cook-off by submitting their best Jell-O, funeral potato, Dutch oven and fry sauce recipes.

Thanksgiving Point’s Outdoor Movie Series will run Fridays in July and August. The movies include “Nacho Libre” on July 7, “Lego Batman” on July 14, “Shrek” on July 21, “Trolls” on July 28, “The Wizard of Oz” on Aug. 4 and “Moana” on Aug. 11.

And during August, admission to each of Thanksgiving Point's venues will be $2 on Tuesdays.

The summer fun will wrap up on Monday, Sept. 4, with a Labor Day luau at 6 p.m. featuring a Polynesian feast and entertainment. Tickets are $27 for adults in advance and $20 for children 3 to 12; tickets are $32 the week of the event for adults and $25 for children 3 to 12.

The events are included in the price of admission and are free for Thanksgiving Point members. For more information, visit