Salt Lake continues to grow, and while this isn’t making the city’s commute any better, it is bringing fun new events to the area. This year, the summer festivals are diverse, offering something for everyone. Here are a few of the best summer festivals in Salt Lake.
Summer Festivals in Salt Lake
If you like festivals that are awe-inspiring, then make plans to go to the Lantern Fest. When you see thousands of lanterns floating into the sky, the sight will surely be one that you remember forever. The lanterns are biodegradable, so you don’t have to feel guilty about pollution, and people release them because they are a sign of good fortune. They’re released to fill the night sky with people’s hopes and dreams along with their regrets.
Vintage Market Days
From May 3 to May 5, the Vintage Market Days will be taking place in Farmington. Be sure to stop by if you need antiques, original art or handmade items. The event will also feature vintage clothing, baked goods and plants. If you like one-of-a-kind décor, then the Vintage Market Days is the place to go.
Holi Festival of Colors
Originating from traditional festivals held in India, the Holi Festival of Colors invites people to celebrate the simple things in life. Go to the event to enjoy the live music, dance and eat. You can even participate in a yoga class. This year’s event will be held on June 9, and it will be at the Kirshna Temple.
If you enjoy traditional carnivals, then you’ll want to put this festival on your list of things to do this summer. Taylorsville has been holding its Dayzz festival for years, and each year, it seems to get a little bit bigger and better. While there, you’ll be entertained with rides, food and music.
This June, the bagpipes come to town. Take an afternoon to wander around the Scottish festival. At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to dine on traditional Scottish cuisine. The festival also features Scottish dancing and food. Classic attire and other items will be available. You’ll also have the chance to see some of the country’s sporting events. This includes log throws, haybale pitches and weight tosses.
Festivals Make Summer Fun
To make this summer memorable, consider spending time at some of the season’s festivals. Along with getting the opportunity to enjoy one-of-a-kind experiences, you’ll also have the chance to dine on tasty cuisine and purchase unique items.