June brings some of Salt Lake city's most exciting outdoor events including the Pride Festival, SLC Arts Festival and the Salt Lake Farmer's Market. Real Salt Lake, and the Salt Lake Bees play in June. There's something for everyone in SLC this month, so here's to a terrific summer!
Note: While we do our best to make sure all details are accurate, please contact the venue or visit their website before attending an event to make sure times, dates and prices are correct.
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Music adds magic to a cool summer evening. Browse the list for dozens of summer concerts at outdoor venues in the Salt Lake City area.
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Here's the June lineup for The State Room, one of SLC's favorite small music venues.
- Lindi Ortega - Sunday, June 2
- Whitey Morgan and the 78's - Thursday, June 4
- Poor Man's Whiskey - Friday, June 5
- Preservation Hall Jazz Band - Wednesday, June 10
- Orgone - Friday, June 26
- Blitzen Trapper - Saturday, June 11
- An Evening with Toby Beard - Saturday, June 25
638 South State St.
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The Depot, a live music venue at The Gateway, features four events in June:
- The Weepies - June 2
- Tori Kelly - June 8
- Cosmic Gate - June 11
- Kill Paris - June 13
400 W. South Temple
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The Utah Pride Festival celebrates the LGBT community and includes an opening reception, parade, rallies, music and more.
Thursday, June 4-Sunday, June 7, 2015
Washington Square (State St. and 400 S.)
Some events at other locations; see website for details.
Tickets $5-$20Continue to 5 of 26 below.
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There's plenty of free entertainment in the Salt Lake area during the summer, including free movie nights sponsored by community organizations throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Most are outdoors, so bring a blanket and a few of your best friends to enjoy a great movie and a beautiful summer evening!
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Join the Downtown Farmers Market for a gathering of local growers, food purveyors and Market supporters for the preview of the 2015 season and raise funds for the new Education Station and portable Market kitchen.
Thursday, June 4, 2015, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Squatters Pub Brewery, 147 W. Broadway (300 S.)
Tickets $40 in advance, $50 at the door.
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In this Disney classic Ariel defies her father and leaves to be part of the world above the sea. She finds her Prince and exciting new friends, but danger lurks. Swim with Sebastian as he sings and dances on HCT's centre stage. Get your tickets early, this show will sell out.
Nightly except Sundays, June 5-August 1, 2015, 7:30 p.m., except July 24
Saturday matinees 12:30 and 4 p.m.
Special Saturday 9:00am performances for children ages 3 & up: June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18
3333 S. Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.)
Adults $32-$35, Children $16, No children under five permitted
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For the first time ever, WWE Live will make a stop at EnergySolutions Arena on June 6th. See your favorite WWE Superstars including: Roman Reigns, Big Show, Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose, Wade Barrett, Dolph Ziggler, Bray Wyatt, the WWE Divas and much more.
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
301 W. South Temple
Tickets $25-$125Continue to 9 of 26 below.
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Everyone loves farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, but not everyone has the land, time or skill to grow their own. Salt Lake area farmers markets offer all of the bounty with none of the sweat. Besides produce, most farmers markets offer local honey, baked goods, prepared food, beverages, craft items and entertainment.
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The Bees' schedule for the month of June includes home stands June 6-14, and 23-29.
Spring Mobile Ballpark
77 West 1300 South
Tickets $9-$25; see website or call for promotions
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RSL takes on four MLS opponents in June:
- Sunday, June 7, 3 p.m. vs. Colorado Rapids (ESPN)
- Sunday, June 21, 8 p.m. vs. Sporting KC (Fox Sports 1)
- Wednesday, June 24, 5:30 p.m. @ New York Redbulls (KMYU)
- Saturday, June 27, 8 p.m. vs. Columbus Crew (KMYU)
Rio Tinto Stadium
9256 S. State St.
All games are on ESPN 700 radio. Most games televised on KMYU (Channel 2.2) and some games televised nationally as noted. All times MT.
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Celtic Woman brings their 10th Anniversary Celebration to the Maverik Center this month. This musical experience features Celtic Woman performing traditional Irish standards, classical favorites and contemporary pop songs.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
3200 South Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City
Tickets $40-$100Continue to 13 of 26 below.
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The Utah Scottish Association Scottish Festival features piping and drumming, Scottish dance, Highland games, clan exhibits and more.
Friday, June 12, 2015, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT
Tickets: $15, students and seniors $10, 11 and under free
Active military and association members free
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June is prime gardening season, and you can find a huge variety of gardening classes this month in the Salt Lake area, at Red Butte Garden, Jordan Valley Conservation Garden Park, the Utah Botanical Center, Thanksgiving Point, and many more locations. Many of the classes are free.
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The 38th annual Utah Asian Festival includes food, music, dance, handicrafts, martial arts and costumes from cultures throughout Asia.
Saturday, June 13, 2015, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
South Towne Expo Center
9575 S. State St. in Sandy
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The Chalk Art Festival is a celebration of community art. Each year, more than 100 artists and more than 20,000 visitors flock to The Gateway to experience the unique performance art of street painting. The event raises awareness and funds for the Utah Foster Care Foundation.
Friday, June 19, 2015, 2-10 p.m.
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Join Park City's longest dinner party during Savor the Summit's "Grande Table" event. One long dinner table graces the length of Main Street, allowing over 1500 diners to be served by a variety of Park City restaurants in celebration of fabulous outdoor dining and summer in the mountains. No ticket needed, but you need to make a reservation at the participating restaurant of your choice.
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 6 p.m.
Live music and gallery strolls free, table service varies depending on restaurant/menu selection.
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Around Midsummer’s Eve, visit Thanksgiving Point to celebrate magic, fairies, and the rich characters of fairy tales. Build a fairy house, play Wizard’s chess, and more. Fun for all imaginative ages.
June 20, 2015
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
3003 N. Thanksgiving Way
888-672-6040 or 801-768-2300
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Wiseguys comedy clubs at Trolley Square, West Valley City and Ogden bring live comedy to Utah audiences Tuesday through Saturday. This month's special events include Brian Moote, Tom Segura, Christopher Titus, Paul Sheffield, Marcus, Jessimae Peluso, Cameron Esposito, Bengt Washburn, Jon Reep, Carlos Mencia, and more.
Wiseguys Trolley Square
505 S. 600 E.
Wiseguys West Valley
2194 W. 3500 S.
269 Historic 25th Street in Ogden
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Father's Day Events and Activities
Father's Day is June 21 this year, and if your dad is anything like mine you might find it difficult to think of the perfect gift. Does your dad really need another tie or set of screwdrivers? Maybe instead you should spend some time with dear old dad and create a lasting memory with one of these Salt Lake City event and activity Father's Day gifts.Continue to 21 of 26 below.
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Father's Day Dining
Sharing great food is one of the best ways to celebrate Father's Day. Show your appreciation to dear old Dad by taking him out for a wonderful meal inspired by this list of Salt Lake City Father's Day dining ideas.
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The summer season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival features King Lear, The Taming of the Shrew, Henry IV Part Two, Amadeus, Charley's Aunt, South Pacific, Dracula, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Hosted by Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is a great event that's definitely worth the trip to Cedar City.
June 24 through October 31, 2015
300 W. Center Street in Cedar City
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This musical comical parody tells the story of a group of American superheroes who fight mythological gods, and hopefully come out on top.
Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, May 1-June 6, 7:30 p.m.
272 S. Main St.
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And of course, no Salt Lake Acting Company season would be complete without Saturday's Voyeur. SLAC is the only theatre company in the nation that presents a new play written for us, about us, each year.
June 24-August 30, 2015
Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Sundays, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Wednesdays-Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Salt Lake Acting Company
168 W 500 N
Tickets $45-$50Continue to 25 of 26 below.
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The Utah Arts Festival brings visual and performing arts together for a four-day party that is one of Salt Lake's best. The festival features music, literary arts performances, literary arts workshops, activities for kids, 3-D art, commissions, art and technology events, and artist marketplace, and the 'Color Me Rad' 5K race.
June 25-28, 2015
Noon to 11 p.m. daily
Library Square and Washington Square
200 E. 400 S.
Adult admission $10-$12, Seniors $6, children 12 and under free
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'Into the Hoods: A Fractured Fairy Tale' is a riotous spin on Presidential elects, Comic-Con costumes, and the communication between parents and offspring. This musical parody combines Broadway musical theatrics with local Utah culture.
March 26 - June 6, see website for show dates and times
4861 S. State St. in Murray
Pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, soft drinks and desserts available during the show.