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Book Travel with America The Beautiful Top Utah - State Events for 2014!

When it comes to special events, fairs and festivals, Utah  has something for everyone. Whether it's honoring food, history, heritage, or one of the four seasons, Utah’s  celebrations are known for their authentic charm. The following is just a sample of the events taking place year round.

Sundance Film Festival

January 16-26, 2014 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, Utah

The largest independent cinema festival in the US, The Sundance Film Festival, founded by Robert Redford in 1981, is the premier showcase

for new work from American and international independent filmmakers. The festival comprises competitive sections for American and

international dramatic and documentary films, and a group of noncompetitive showcase sections, including the Sundance Online Film

Festival. Through its Sundance Film Festival, the Sundance Institute has grown into an internationally recognized resource for thousands

of independent artists.  Visit:

Utah Arts Festival

June 26-29, 2014  in Salt Lake City, Utah

The Utah Arts Festival presents a wide variety of performing, visual, and literary arts, with several annual core events: an Artists

Marketplace, a Culinary Arts program, and a Performing Arts program. To preserve its reputation for artistic excellence, all artistic

work presented by the Utah Arts Festival is either juried or curated by professional artists and arts administrators.  visit:

Days of '47

July 18 - 23, 2014 in  Salt Lake City, Utah

We have exciting things planned for the 2014 version of The Days of ’47 celebration, from the Royalty Pageant and Parade, to the Rodeo and all the other colorful events.The Days of ’47 Rodeo will bring you plenty of bucking broncos, feisty cowboys and racing cowgirls beginning on July 18th through the 23rd (except Sunday).  Did you hear — we’re schedule a few bands, there are great new acts and this will be the best year yet at the Rodeo!   Listen to Dick Nourse introduce our Rodeo here and watch the fast action.The Days of '47 remembers Utah's early pioneers with 21 separate events beginning in March and culminating with an all-day extravaganza on July 24th, a state-wide holiday. This fun-filled parade is one of the largest and oldest in the United States. Colorful floats, bands,  horses, clowns, and other entries thrill thousands of spectators each year.  Visit:

Bear Lake Raspberry Days

July 31 - August 2, 2014 in Garden City, Utah

The Raspberry Days Festival is an incredible event held to celebrate the harvest of the world famous Bear Lake Raspberries. The Raspberry harvest usually starts around the 3rd week of July and lasts 3-4 weeks. The annual Bear Lake Raspberry Days event attracts people from all over the world not only for the delicious raspberries but also for the rodeos, parades, fireworks and a craft fair. The parade is filled with floats, marching bands, antique cars, drill teams and more. The participants in the parade usually have bags and bags of candy and beads, which is thrown into the crowds as they make there way down the parade route. Visit:

Park City Kimball Arts Festival

August 1-3, 2014 in Park City, Utah

Welcome to the 45th Annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival, presented by KSL 5 benefiting the Kimball Art Center!  We hope you will enjoy your time in Park City at one of the oldest and largest Arts festivals in the West. The Park City Kimball Arts Festival is a two day event that takes place in the heart of Park City. Showcasing  the work of more than 220 artists, attractions include live music, 3 beer and wine gardens, and the Kimball Kids' Corner featuring  activities such as face painting and art projects. The Annual Kimball Art Auction & Gala, with Tom Terry, provides an exciting atmosphere to enjoy food and drink combined with awesome art. Visit:

Moab Music Festival

August 28 - September 8, 2014 in Moab, Utah

Moab Music Festival’s 10th Annual Robert Burns Tribute Concert takes place at Moab’s Grand Center, on Saturday, February 8th. The concert features Festival Artist-in-Residence, flutist and piper Christopher Layer, singer-songwriter Kate MacLeod, and the Moab Dance Band.   Music from around the world amidst the spectacular red rock canyonlands of Moab, Utah. Each year musicians and music lovers alike, from across the country and around the world, travel to the Moab Music Festival to perform and to listen to musical masterpieces, old and new, set among some of nature's most spectacular landscape masterpieces... the red rock canyonlands. Known for its distinctive programming, the award-winning Moab Music Festival offers concerts of classical chamber music, traditional music, vocal music, works of living composers and jazz performed by acclaimed artists from around the country. Visit:

World of Speed

September 6-9, 2014 in Bonneville - Salt Flats, Utah

Proudly hosting the World of Speed - - On the famous Bonneville Salt Flats. This is racing that's put on by racers, for racers. Join us on the Salt for an exceptional motorsports experience. Presented by the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association, World of Speed is one of three annual meets for high-speed race cars at the Bonneville Speedway on the 159-square-mile Bonneville salt flats in northwestern Utah. The fastest wheel driven cars in the world include the 427 mph, land-speed record holding Turbinator, The Autopower Special which has been timed at 442 mph and other record setting cars. There are no grandstands. Spectators walk through the pits and talk to the drivers and crews. Visit:

Moab Folk Festival

October 31 - November 2, 2014 in Moab, Utah

This year will be the 12th Annual Moab Folk festival - An exciting gathering of accomplished artists from the national, regional and local contemporary folk music community. The Moab Folk  Music Festival brings some of the finest singer/songwriter musicians in the country. Past performers include Chris Smither, Greg Brown, Christine Lavin, John McEuen and David Olney. Visit:

Spanish Fork Festival of Lights

November 27 - January 1, 2015 in Spanish Fork, Utah

It’s the 22nd  Annual Spanish Fork City Festival of Lights Beginning Thanksgiving evening and carrying through to New Year’s Day, this 16-year old tradition in Canyon View Park features displays which are animated and contain motion lights or moving parts. Visitors can see Santa waving, a pink tree, a sea serpent, geese, and more

as they view the lights from the car or take a hayride through the park. Hayrides available for groups of 20 or more. Visit:

Moab Music Festival in August  
2014 Favorite Utah Events!
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After last year on the salt flats, Charles Farmer collected a bucket of salt that had collected in the body of the Yellow Submarine. This year, Farmer returned the salt to the flats. That’s one way to save the salt. With him this week are Dennis Tarkington and Glen Christopher.
Utah Arts Festival (photo credit: Nicole Morgenthau)