Here are 45 Awesome Things You Can Do in Utah During August...Without Opening Your Wallet
Who doesn’t love FREE? I do, so I’m going to bring you at least one list of free things to do in Utah each month. The month of August is jam-packed with summer concerts, festivals and county fairs. Before attending an event listed here, double-check the details — they can change between our publish date and the event.
Granary Row Street Fest: 350 W. 700 S. Salt Lake City: Live music, food trucks and art. Every Friday and Saturday through August from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m..
Pride Festival, Historic 25th Street in Ogden: August 1st from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Bountiful/Davis SummerFest in Bountiful: Thursday, August 5th through Saturday, August 8th.
Stansbury Days, Stansbury Park: August 14th and 15th.
Sandy Hot Air Balloon Festival, Sandy: August 7th and 8th. Sunrise balloon launches start at 7:00 a.m. both days at Storm Mountain Park; evening festivities and launches begin at 8:00 p.m. in front of Sandy City Hall.
Price International Days, Price: Festival runs from July 30 through August 1st.
Oktoberfest at Snowbird: August 15th, 22nd, and 29th from noon to 6:30 p.m.
Heritage Month Kick Off with Mayor Becker at the Sorenson Center in SLC: August 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Mo’olelo Hawaii Storytelling Event at Utah Lake State Park: August 1st from noon to 5:00 p.m.
MZL Annual Carnival at Veterans Park in West Jordan: August 1st 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Family Island Festival at Jordan Park: August 6th, 7th and 8th
“When the Man Went South” Free Screening at The Tower, SLC: August 10th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
“In Football We Trust” Free Screening at UVU, Orem: August 17th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Retro Community Dance and Potluck at Valley Fair Mall, WVC: August 21st from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
“Kumu Hina” Free Screening at The Tower, SLC: August 22nd from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
“When the Man Went South” Free Screening at UVU, Orem: August 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Polynesian Culture Festival, Hatch Park in North Salt Lake: August 28th and 29th
“When the Man Went South” and “A Winning Girl” Free Screenings at Snow Canyon High School in St. George: August 29th starting at noon.
Beaver County Fair: August 20th through 22nd
Bluffdale Old West Days: August 11th through 15th
Box Elder County Fair in Tremonton: August 24th through 29th
Cache County Fair in Logan: August 6th through 8th
Carbon County Fair in Price: August 6th through 8th
Davis County Fair in Farmington: August 12th through 15th
Duchesne County Fair in Duchesne: August 1st through 8th
Juab County Fair in Nephi: August 3rd through 8th
Salt Lake County Fair in South Jordan: August 12th through 15th
Sanpete County Fair in Manti: August 22nd through 29th
Sevier County Fair in Richfield: August 4th through 9th
Summit County Fair in Coalville: August 1st through 8th
Tooele County Fair: Catch the last day of the fair on August 1st.
Utah County Fair in Spanish Fork: August 12th through 15th
Washington County Fair in St. George: August 12th through the 15th
Weber County Fair in Ogden: August 5th through the 8th
Cool Air Concert Series at Snowbird: August 1 and August 8th 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Summer Concert Series at the Canyons: August 1 and August 15th starting at 6:00 p.m.
Brigham Young Historic Park Concert Series: Tuesday and Friday evenings from August 7th to August 28th starting at 7:30 p.m.
Ogden Amphitheater Free Concert: Wednesday, August 12th starting at 7:00 p.m.
St. George Concert in the Park at Vernon Park: August 10th starting at 7:30 p.m.
Summer Concert Series at the Homestead, Midway: Every Saturday evening in August, starting at 7:00 p.m.
Brigham City Free Concert at the Bill of Rights Plaza Brigham City: “FOG: Fat Old Guys Acapella” Monday, August 3rd starting at 7:00 p.m.
It’s almost impossible for me to find every free August event. If you know of an event that I haven’t listed here, tell me in the comments and I’ll add it to share with all our readers.