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Utah County visitors bureau offers new online resource

Published March 29, 2012 8:18 am

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The Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, the official marketing organization for Utah County, has launched a new event website, UVTogether.com.

The website currently offers event details and registration information for four of the area's most popular events: the Tulip Festival, the Utah Valley Marathon, the Princess Festival and the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival.

"Many of our events are growing in popularity and we wanted to provide an interactive site for those searching this spring for upcoming activities," Joel Racker, president and CEO said in a statement announcing the new online resource.

Thanksgiving Point's annual Tulip Festival features 250,000 tulips of more than 100 varieties spead across 55 acres of European landscaped gardens.

The Utah Valley Marathon's route descends 2,000 feet in elevation along the Provo Canyon Scenic Byway.

The Princess Festival allows young girls, ages 3 to 10, to be a princess for a day and seek their own fairytale adventures. Costumed characters guide them along the way.

Nestled at the base of Mount Timpanogos, the 23rd annaul Timpanogos Storytelling Festival attracts more than 30,000 visitors across North America and is one of the largest storytelling gatherings in the West.