Category: Festivals

Dust off your chain mail, it's time for the Utah Renaissance Faire

SALT LAKE CITY — While dealing with the heavy demands of medical residency while living in Kansas, Utah native Richard Thurman stumbled upon an event that engulfed him in a stress-free world. In place of white coats and scrubs he…

Pride Grows Fast In Ogden, Utah (Photos) – Advocate.com

Three thousand attended the Pride Festival in Ogden, and this is just its third year. Read more below. Ogden brought Pride to northern Utah for the third consecutive year. Ogden Pride was organized October 11, 2014, which was National Coming…

Art & Chill: Make Time for Utah’s Local Festivals

The historic Rio Grande Depot hosts the Winter Farmers Market in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday, January 30, 2016 (Kiffer Creveling, Daily Utah Chornicle) As many know, Cedar City is festival city. Salt Lake City, however, holds its own…

Utah artisans are crafting empowerment through Craft Lake City

It’s no secret that Utah — the land of self-sufficiency — is full of crafty people. Speaking purely from statistics, Utahns love crafts and do-it-yourself projects. When Pinterest launched in 2011, major traffic didn’t come from California and Texas, the…

Indiana company to install battery array at Utah Army depot

Published: Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 7:15 PMUpdated: Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 7:15 PMBy: Mike Rutledge – Staff Writer There were many shouts of “Opa!” this weekend, at the 50th Middletown Greek Fest. In Greek, Opa! can express happiness…

Utah restaurant takes home top prize for lobster roll at East Coast competition

PARK CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Two weeks ago, a Park City Restaurant received an unlikely award.  Freshies Lobster Co. was awarded ‘World’s Best Lobster Roll’ at the inaugural Down East Lobster Roll Festival in Portland, Maine.  Now people are asking…

Utah’s two big parades exclude groups with LGBTQ ties, but only one is taking heat

The ouster of the LGBTQ resource center Encircle from America’s Freedom Festival Fourth of July parade in Provo has produced a wave of criticism against organizers, whose nonprofit receives hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money. Social media posts…

Sassy, brassy “Guys and Dolls” shines at Utah Shakespeare Festival

There’s no such thing as the Great American Musical. Yet “Guys and Dolls” is undoubtedly on the short list of contenders. And the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s current production shows why, in nicely-nicely fashion. It’s not quite a great production. But…

Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide: July 20–23

Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide This week’s Southern Utah Weekend Events Guide features a superhero fun run, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, outdoor markets, exhibits, live music, and more. Check out the complete guide to find out what is going on…