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Salt Lake City Events: The Best 2019 Events in Utah That You Can Drive to in Your Honda CR-V

Apr 15, 2019, 9:55 AM | Updated: Dec 16, 2019, 1:45 pm
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The following article about salt lake city events you can drive to in the new Honda CR-V is presented by your Utah Honda Dealers.


Are you wondering what to do in Salt Lake City this year? Aside from being one of the most beautiful cities in North America, SLC is bustling with activities for the whole family. If you’re in the area, pay attention. There is no shortage of things to do in Salt Lake. We’re surrounded by incredible nature, so something outdoors is sure to tickle your fancy in your brand new Honda CR-V from your Utah Honda Dealers.

In this article, we’re going to talk about our top Salt Lake City events, but don’t sleep on a bit of your own research to find things that suit you perfectly.

1. Saving the Dark Documentary Screening

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As a resident of Salt Lake City, you probably know the importance of preserving the night sky. Saving the Dark, a documentary about just that states that 80% of the world’s population is living underneath light polluted skies.

Take your family or some friends out to Antelope Island State Park for a viewing of the film, followed by a night sky viewing. Various screenings are happening throughout the year, so keep an eye out.

2. Utah Shakespeare Festival

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The Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival is always a great option during the summer months. Fred Adams started this festival up in 1961 and it’s now known for being one of the largest and oldest Shakespeare Festivals in North America.

The outdoor Engelstad Theatre is a replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and has housed some pretty big names over the years. This year’s program will feature 8 plays in 3 theatres in addition to a nightly greenshow, backstage tours, and seminars. This is perfect for a supporter of the local arts and theatre scene.

3. Annual Astronomy Festival

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As we said, being a Utahn, you know the importance of looking up and being connected to the stars. The annual Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival is happening at the end of June and will offer loads of astronomical activities and programs all day and night.

It’s a little early to reveal the keynote speaker, but past keynotes have been delivered by NASA’s Michelle Thaller and Carolyn Shoemaker, the astronomer that helped discover the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet.

4. Davis County Fair

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Celebrate the end of summer at the Davis County Fair. This August county fair features activities for the whole fam, including sea lions, pony rides, a bugology exhibit, as well as tons of great food and entertainment.

And, it’s all free!

There’s Always New Salt Lake City Events

There are always great new Salt Lake City events popping up every year, so if none of these suit your interests, keep your ear to the ground to find out what’s going on in your community. As long as you can get out for a drive in your brand new 2019 Honda CR-V to enjoy the beautiful outdoor scenery that Utah has to offer, you’re doing alright.

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