Labor Day weekend can mean the last holiday stretch until Thanksgiving. Take this opportunity to get out of the house and explore some Utah events this weekend. Check out the events taking place throughout Utah County that families can enjoy during the long weekend.
1. Polynesian Days Festival at Thanksgiving Point Electric Park
Friday September 1st (5pm – 10pm)
Saturday September 2nd (10am – 10pm)
Monday September 4th (10am – 5pm)
Make plans now to spend your Labor Day weekend with us at Polynesian Days. Free admmission and family friendly.
*Arts & Crafts
*Tahitian Competition – Taurua Ma’ohi
*Mr Lava Lava Life
*Little Miss Samoa Exhibition (from California)
*Umu Demonstration (Undergroud Pig Roasting)
*Utah County Health Dept. Free Health Screenings
Free community event for all ages and family friendly.
Allow us to bring the islands to you this Labor Day weekend.
For more information see Polynesiandays.com
Vendor information contact Ala Unga Laussen at (801) 427-0958
2. Rooftop Concert Series : Fleetwood Mac Tribute
Friday September 1st at 7:30pm
Free concerts in Provo, the first Friday of every month May-September. 2017 will be the 8th year for the Provo Rooftop Concert Series, showcasing the finest bands in Utah. Free concerts, outside, under the stars. And don’t forget the part where we said they are FREE.
The final show of this season will be a special Fleetwood Mac tribute show. Titles “Song Birds & LAndSlides: The Songs of Fleetwood MAc,” the show includes a set backing band, with a variety of local singers covering each song. Local band Pipes will serve as the evening’s opening act.
Festivities begin at 7:30pm at 100 W. Center St., in front of the NU Skin building. Admission is Free.
3. Payson Golden Onion Days Fireworks Show
Friday September 1st at 9:00pm
Payson High School Football Field
Golden Onion Days
Head to Payson High School Football Field Friday night for a fireworks show that’s advertised to “knock your socks off” with an “absolute over the top finish.”
The free show will begin at 9:00pm but if you head over to the field at 8:30pm you can score on a great spot, but also enjoy entertainment provided by Payson High School students.
4. Provo’s Puppy Paddle Pool Party
Saturday September 2nd at 10:00am – 2:00pm
Provo Recreation Center
Provo's Puppy Paddle Pool Party
Head to the Provo Recreation Center for the annual Puppy Paddle Pool Party. Bring your pups and swim in the outdoor pools.
10 – 11am : Reserved for Little Pups (under 30 lbs)
11 – 12pm : Big Pups
12 – 1pm : Big Pups
1 – 2pm : Big Pups
$5.00 per dog, all humans are free! There will be food trucks, prizes, contests, and doggie treats!
5. BYU Football at LSU
Saturday September 2nd at 7:30pm
New Orleans, LA Superdome
The game kicks off at 7:30pm MDT and will be televised on ESPN.
6. BYU vs. UVU Burrito Eating Contest
Saturday September 2nd at 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Sweeto Burrito Provo
Join Sweeto Burrito on Saturday, September 2nd at 2:00pm for the BYU vs. UVU Burrito-Eating Contest.
To participate, sign up using the link above. Then post a 10-30 second video on your Facebook or Instagram account telling Sweeto Burrito why you qualify to represent your school. All submissions are required to tag Sweeto Burrito Provo or @sweetoprovo. All participants must be currently enrolled students at Utah Valley University or Brigham Young University and have an active university email address.
Anyone can watch this event so bring your friends, classmates, and family for this fun event! One team is going down. Does your University have what it takes to win?
7. Thanksgiving Point Labor Day Luau
Monday September 4th at 6:00pm
Labor Day Luau at Thanksgiving Point
Travel back in time with a traditional Luau. This end-of-summer feast with authentic entertainers invites your family back to ancient times when the Hawaiian Islands were ruled by Kings & Queens. Enjoy the mythology, music, and rich history of the chain of islands. An enchanting destination.
Doors open at 6:00pm with the show starting at 7:30pm.
8. Lehi Heritage Day
Monday September 4th at 2:00pm-7:00pm
Varying Locations in Lehi
Lehi City – Lehi City
This year, LEhi Heritage Day will be featuring a MAd HAtter Birthday Celebration to Honor 165 years of Lehi and the Annual Car Show. The celebration will highlight the original Lehi Third Ward.
2:00pm : Walk of Fame Honorees at Legacy Park
3:00pm : World Showcase Parade at Wines Park to Bandwagon Park
4:00-7:00pm : Family Activities, Neighborhood Tour, Car Show, Mad Hatter Birthday Tea Party, Old Third Ward Bazaar and Children’s Games.
9. Second Chance Dive In Movie: Finding Dory
Saturday September 2nd at 8:15pm – 10:15pm
Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Pool
Second Chance Dive In Movie
Head to the Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Pool for a makeup of the Dive In movie canceled earlier in the summer for weather.
The movie starts at dusk, doors open at 8:15pm.
Admission is free with a season pass. Adults are $5, children ages 1 through 3 are $1 and seniors are $2.50.
Concessions will be open during the movie.
10. Labor Day Pun Run
Whether you are a competitive runner or looking for a wholesome family activity this is a great opportunity to be outdoors and enjoy the beautiful scenic route. The course is on a paved trail in American Fork and Highland. It is an out-and-back with a loop around the pond at Highland Glen Park.
The proceeds from this race will go to the Pregnancy Resource Center of SLC.
8:15am : Day of race registration starts
8:15am : Shirt and bib pick up
8:30am : Last minute race arrivals
9:15am : Race Starts!