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(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Members of the Utah Batallion of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers march at South Temple and State Streets to start the Days of '47 parade.
Pioneer Day events around Utah
July 24 » Events include sunrise services, fireworks and a barbecue showdown.
First Published Jul 18 2014 11:18 am • Last Updated Jul 24 2014 02:47 pm

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.


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Youth Parade

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

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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

Sunrise service

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-service

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