Weekend Express: Fourth of July fun, FantasyCon

First Published      Last Updated Jul 03 2014 02:03 pm

Plan your Fourth of July holiday weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here.

Fourth of July highlights:

• America's Freedom Festival, Balloon Fest and Stadium of Fire (www.freedomfestival.org/)

• Sugar House fireworks (sugarhousefireworks.com/)

• Sugar House Arts Festival (sugarhousechamber.org/4th-of-July-Arts-Fest)

• Park City July Fourth Parade and Celebration (www.visitparkcity.com/events/annual-special-events/july-fourth-july-events/)

For a listing of other Fourth of July celebrations, please click here.

FantasyCon 2014 • FantasyCon celebrates pop fantasy culture with more than 200 exhibitor booths, cosplay, live entertainment and more. Information, www.fantasycon.com.

When: Daily through Saturday

Where: Salt Palace Convention Center, (5-10 p.m. Friday is a street festival and fireworks at The Gateway Mall, 400 W. 100 South)

Admission: $60 three-day adult (16 and older) pass, $40 Friday only, $40 Saturday only; $30 three-day youth (ages 11-15), Friday only $15, Saturday only $20; discounts for college students, military and teachers

Cedar Breaks 9th Annual Wildflower Festival • Guided hikes are offered twice daily from the visitor center at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. or you can go on self-guided walks with a handout. Information, www.nps.gov/cebr/wildflower-festival.htm.

When: Saturday through July 20

Where: Cedar Breaks National Monument, Brian Head

Admission: Included with park admission of $4 per person age 16 or older

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