From parades and food to concerts and fireworks, Pioneer Day celebrations will take place all over Utah this week. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on.
SALT LAKE COUNTY
The annual youth parade, one of the largest in the country, kicks off the Days of ‘47 events.
When » Saturday, July 19, 10 a.m..
Where » Parade starts at 600 East and 500 South. It travels west on 500 South to the City County Building and Washington Square.
Brother Brigham’s Ball
The fifth annual event will be reminiscent of the dances LDS Church President Brigham Young held at his farm home, which has been moved to This Is the Place Heritage Park from its original site in Sugar House.
When » Monday, July 21, 6-8 p.m.
Where » This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City
Tickets » $5
Days of ’47 Rodeo
Cowboy roping and riding continue for five nights.
When » Tuesday through Friday, July 22-25, 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 26, 6 p.m.
Where » EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City
Tickets » $12.50-$39.50; visit smithstix.com/events/item/root/daysof47rodeo
The Pioneer Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers will hold a sunrise service honoring Utah’s pioneers. The program features several hundred voices in combined choirs from around the valley.
When » Thursday, July 24, 7 a.m.
Where » Salt Lake LDS Tabernacle, 50 N. Main, Salt Lake City
Tickets » Free; visit www.daysof47.com/events/sunrise-serviceNext Page >
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