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Parades, rodeos, fireworks and more take place as part of Utah's annual Pioneer Day holiday. Here's a list of what's happening:

Days of '47 Parade

When • Wednesday, 9 a.m.

Where • Starts on the corner of State Street and South Temple; goes east to 200 East, south to 900 South then east to Liberty Park at 600 East

Tickets • Free

Days of '47 Rodeo

When • Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Energy Solutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • 801-355-SEAT or

Days of '47 Frontier Camp

When • Wednesday, 2 p.m. until after the rodeo

Where • Energy Solutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Native American celebration — Salt Lake

Entertainment, food, arts and crafts, fireworks.

When • Wednesday, all day

Where • Liberty Park, 1100 S. 600 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free admission

Fireworks at Liberty Park

When • Wednesday, 10 p.m.

Where • Liberty Park, 900 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Native American celebration — South Jordan

Entertainment, food, drumming and a pageant.

When • Wednesday, all day

Where • South Jordan Park, 10866 S. Redwood Road

Tickets • Free admission; visit

Country concert

Grammy and CMA award-winning recording artist Suzy Bogguss performs.

When • Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

Where • EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12-$39.50; visit or

Salt Lake Bees vs Fresno Grizzlies

The Salt Lake Bees baseball team takes on the Fresno Grizzlies. There will be fireworks after the game.

When • Wednesday, 7:05 p.m.

Where • Spring Mobile Ballpark, 77 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $9-$25

Pioneer Days — This Is the Place Heritage Park

This Is the Place Heritage Park will hold a patriotic flag ceremony, a watermelon-eating contest and a Pioneer Parade down Main Street. Come prepared to have some fun playing old-fashioned games.

When • Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10; children 2 and younger are free;

Butlerville Days

The Cottonwood Heights Community will hold its annual Butlerville Days with a parade, inflatables, face painting, bike parade, food, classic car show, pie-eating contest, mechanical-bull rides, a juggling show and free watermelon. Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.

When • Wednesday, 3-10:30 p.m.

Where • Butler Park, 7500 S. 2700 East, Cottonwood Heights

Tickets • Wristbands, $13; four or more, $10 each;

Merrill Osmond's Pioneer Jubilee

The Pioneer Jubilee features antique and Western-themed crafts and children's activities. Proceeds go toward the Olive Osmond Hearing Fund, where many deaf children will receive the gift of hearing.

When • Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Where • Veterans Memorial Park, 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan

Info •!utahpioneerdays/c15x1

Bountiful Handcart Days

Historic tours, a party in city park, games and activities, food and entertainment. The parade will be Tuesday at 6 p.m. Fireworks are at Mueller Park Junior High on July 23, 9:45 p.m.

When • Tuesday, noon-10 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • Bountiful City Park, 400 N. 200 West, Bountiful

Tickets • Free;

Taste of the Town — Layton

The Davis Chamber of Commerce will host the Taste of the Town. This is a family-friendly and affordable way to taste your way around favorite local restaurants in a festive outdoor setting. There will also be face-painting, balloons and live music.

When • Wednesday, 4-7 p.m.

Where • Layton Commons Park, 457 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton

Riders in the Sky

The Grammy Award-winning country band performs. Seats are first come, first served.

When • Wednesday, 8-10 p.m.

Where • Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater, 405 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton

Mapleton celebration

The Mapleton City Days of '47 celebration will feature a 5K race, breakfast, parade, inflatables, rock climbing wall, art displays, food. Lunch will be served from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Most of the evening activities will be at Ira Allen Park, 1728 S. 800 West, 5-10 p.m. Fireworks will be at 10 p.m.

When • Wednesday, 7 a.m.- 10 p.m.

Where • Mapleton City Park, Maple Street and Main Street, Mapleton

Tickets • Most events are free;

Fiesta Days Rodeo — Spanish Fork

The Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo continues.

When • Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Where • Spanish Fork City Fairgrounds, 475 S. Main St., Spanish Fork

Provo Pioneer Days

Food, games, music, entertainment, a farmers market, antique car show, pioneer camp and museum, American Indian village and Wild West show.

When • Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where • Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum, North Park, 500 N. 500 West, Provo

Homestead Resort

Activities include cowboy poetry with Sparky, musical hay bales, lasso the bull, penny in a haystack, potato sack races, tug of war and wagon rides. Enjoy a barbecue and other food.

When • Wednesday, 5-9 p.m.

Where • Homestead Resort, 700 Homestead Drive, Midway

Pioneer day in Heber City

Celebrate Pioneer Day with dinner and an evening train ride. Dinner is served outside at the depot followed by a two-hour round trip that departs at 8:15 p.m. and travels to Decker Bay on the shores of Deer Creek Reservoir. On board, a troop of fiddlers will perform. On the return trip, the train stops and you can sit outside on the lake shore and watch the Charleston Fireworks from across the lake. Visit for information.

When • Wednesday, 7-11 p.m.

Where • Heber Valley Railroad, 450 S. 600 West, Heber City

Tickets • $38; visit

Pioneers and Patriots Concert

The Utah Festival Orchestra and Ensemble presents a musical tribute to pioneers and patriots.

When • Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan

Tickets • $10-$40; or 435-750-0300. Also available at the Utah Festival Box Office in the Dansante Building, 59 S. 100 West, in Logan.

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