Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
(Leah Hogsten | Tribune file photo) Bornean Orangutan Acara tastes the fruit-flavored hands of her mother Eve while the two pick fruit and lick fruit juice from their ice block enrichment treat during Hogle Zoo's 2011 ice block day. Orangutan Eli, 24, lived as a mate with Eve and fatherd Acara. He died Saturday from breast cancer.
Weekend Express: Youth parade, Jell-O fights, giant slip-n-slide, llamas
First Published Jul 18 2014 11:24 am • Last Updated Jul 18 2014 11:25 am

Plan your 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.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Days of ‘47 Youth Parade and Family Festival » The annual Youth Parade and Family Festival take place in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday. For more information on Days of ‘47 events, go to www.daysof47.com.

When and where:

» Youth Parade begins 10 a.m. Saturday at 600 East and 500 South and goes west to 500 South and 200 East, ending at Washington Square

» Family Festival goes from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Washington Square

Admission: Free

Urban Arts Festival » This festival showcases hundreds of artists, performers and musicians along with skateboarding demonstrations, urban gardening demonstrations and more. Information, www.urbanartsfest.org/.

When: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday

story continues below
story continues below

Where: The Gateway, 400 W. 100 South

Admission: Free

Slide the City » Ride a thousand-foot-long slip-n-slide down Main Street on Salt Lake City’s Capitol Hill. Information, www.slidethecity.com/event/salt-lake-city.

When: Noon-7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Main Street between North Temple and 300 North

Registration: Starts at $20 for sliding

Jiggle Fest » This celebration is dedicated to Utah’s favorite food — Jell-O — and its cousins such as funeral potatoes and fry sauce. Jell-O fights begin hourly starting at 10:30 a.m. Information, www.thanksgivingpoint.org/events/jigglefest.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Thanksgiving Point Farm Country, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Next Page >

Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment

About Reader Comments

Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.