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JULY 4, 2017 - 4TH OF JULY
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list
July 6-9, 2017
Park City Food & Wine Classic
Park City, Utah
A premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats, and our distinguished guests gather to play, wine, and dine in beautiful Park City, Utah. Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience. Whether you are a full-fledged foodie or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite at the Classic. There is something for everyone – from food and wine tastings, to seminars and cooking demonstrations, to outdoor adventures with food & wine influences, there are tastes and temptations at every turn.
August 3-5, 2017 Raspberry Days Festival - Garden City, Utah
The Raspberry Days Festival is an annual event held to celebrate the harvest of the world famous Bear Lake Raspberries. Continuous entertainment, craft fair, parade, rodeo, 5K run, and fireworks on the beach.
August 21-26, 2017 Western Legends Roundup - Kanab, Utah
Includes Dutch Oven Cooking, Tractor Pull, in addition to the rodeo and other western cowboy events.
August 31-Sept 2, 2017 Annual Peach Days - Hurricane City, Utah
Peach Days wouldn't be complete without the rodeo, entertainment, parade, Pioneer Corner, and 12K Fun Run. Also enjoy the Hurricane Trek, fiddling contest, quilt show and Peach Cook-Off. Be sure to bring your appetite. Food booths with all your favorite mouth-watering options will be on hand.
August 31-September 4, 2017
87th Annual Golden Onion Days
Features parades, fireworks, talent competition, Dutch oven cook-off, onion related foods and much more. The largest Labor Day weekend festival in the state.
September 1-2, 2017
Midway Swiss Days
The origin of the Swiss Days event date back to the late 1940's as the harvest was being completed, local farmers and ranchers got together for a celebration of bountiful harvest. "Harvest Days" became Swiss Days and presented the opportunity to dress in the traditional clothing unique to the canton or region of Switzerland where our ancestors were born.
September 4, 2017 5th Annual No Name Chili Cook Off
The Snowbasin Resort Culinary Team will make batches of their own personal chilis which guests can sample, taste, and then vote on. The winning chili will be served all year long at John Paul Lodge for the season. Yes you, our guests, get to be a part of the process of selecting next season’s chili at John Paul Lodge. So come up and join us in this very important culinary process that we want to share with you! To get your chili tasting kit, it will cost you $15 per person with $2 of every purchase going directly to the Utah Food Bank. If you bring non-perishable food items to help fill our ‘Beat Hunger Gondola’ that will be set-up in the middle of the plaza, your tasting kit will be automatically reduced to $13; with the $2 of each purchase still going to the Utah Food Bank. Free Live Music. BBQ items and beverage available for purchase. All ages. Children’s Activities.
September 6-9, 2017 Peach Days Celebration - Brigham City, Utah
Started in 1904 as a day-off from the harvest and time to celebrate “an abundance of the best peaches in Utah”. Peach Days is an honored tradition that brings approximately 35,000 spectators and prides itself on being a family event that has something for everyone. A fun-filled weekend that the Top of Utah and Southern Idaho residents look forward to every year. Attendance: 35,000.
September 7-17, 2017 Utah State Fair - Salt Lake City, Utah
The Utah State Fair has continued to promote Utah and it's products with events by the Utah Dairy Council, Utah Beef Council, Utah Wool Growers Association, and the Utah Farm Bureau. "Utah's Own" Food Court features locally grown and prepared foods from around the state. The Utah State Fair strives to blend the best of Utah tradition and heritage with new technology and modern ideals.
September 8-10, 2017 42nd Annual Salt Lake Greek Festival
Salt Lake City, Utah
The Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake. This annual event gives us the opportunity to share our deep rooted culture with the great people of Salt Lake City. The annual Salt Lake Greek Festival has evolved from its humble beginnings as a bazaar in the basement of the Church showcasing handcrafted items into one of the country's finest Greek festivals.
September 15-16, 2017 Green River Melon Days - Green River, Utah
Come join us for fun and excitement, as we include melon chucking, seed spitting, melon carving, water(melon) skiing, and more events that e will amaze you and make you laugh. See you there! (also: www.greenriverutah.com/ )
August 13, 2014 Wild Libations - Salt Lake City, Utah
Join us for wine and beer tasting after hours in our new African Savanna exhibit. Enjoy a selection of wines & beers that will please your palate, and are available in Utah liquor stores. Chat with local wine & beer brewers and educators who will be on hand to answer all of your questions. Delicious and unique appetizers will be included to compliment your beverages. See Lion training demo and learn more about these magnificent animals from our keepers. Enjoy music and a festive atmosphere as you see giraffes, zebras, Ostrich, and Lions in an intimate setting!
August 15-16, 2014 Ferragosto: Italian Cultural Street Fair
Salt Lake City, Utah
FERRAGOSTO" celebrates the traditional Italian arts & crafts, music, dance and delicious food of the Italian communities living in the Salt Lake Valley.
August 5, 2012 Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.
September 27, 2012 Chef War - Salt Lake City, Utah
Two professional local chefs are chosen to compete in making 3 dishes from a single theme ingredient. The audience tastes the dishes and votes for their favorite chef. A panel of 5 culinary guests will also taste and vote on the dishes. The total scores are added up and the winner is announced.
September 10, 2011 Iron Pig Food Festival - South Jordan, Utah
The Iron Pig Food Festival, part of the 3rd annual Fizz Fest, will be held at Daybreak's SoDa Row. Enjoy tasty food and refreshing beverages while listening to live music.
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