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Here Are 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Utah’s Biggest State Holiday

Without a doubt, Pioneer Day is the biggest state holiday – just try driving around in downtown Salt Lake City, and you’ll certainly agree. It’s kind of an extension of the Fourth of July – the parades, hometown celebrations and fireworks are definitely similar. If you’ve lived in Utah very long, you’re definitely familiar with Pioneer Day…but here are 10 facts you might not know.

One thing that everyone knows is that Pioneer Day tends to be hot, with temperatures reaching 100 degrees or so. Cool off at one of these 9 Gorgeous Utah Beaches!

Catherine Rees
Catherine is a lifelong resident of Utah. She's a writer, researcher and observer of the human condition.