Salt Lake City September Events

2015

Ah, September - it might be the most beautiful month of the year in Salt Lake City. Here's a select list of events to help you enjoy summer's end and fall's beginning.

Note: While we do our best to make sure all details are accurate, please call or visit the event's website to make sure times, dates, places and prices are correct.

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    ••• timpfest.org

    Labor Day weekend marks the traditional end of summer and a last chance to enjoy summertime fun. Make the most of your holiday with these great Salt Lake City area Labor Day weekend activities.

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    ••• Visit Park City

    Beautiful summer weather continues into September, and so do SLC summer outdoor concerts. Browse the list for dozens of great outdoor music events, many of them free.

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    ••• Wasatch Front Farmers Market

    Enjoy the harvest season with fresh produce and other local foods at these Salt Lake area farmers markets.

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    ••• Scott Catron

    The Bees' schedule for the month of August includes a home stand against Tacoma Sept. 1-3.

    Spring Mobile Ballpark
    77 West 1300 South
    801-325-2273

    Tickets $8-$24; see website or call for promotions

     

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    ••• Snowbird Resort

    Oktoberfest at Snowbird features music, dancing, traditional German cuisine, and a beer garden. Enjoy a bratwurst and sauerkraut, apfelstrudel and more. Kids young and old can enjoy face painting, a caricature artist, inflatable rides, yo-yo demonstrations, clowns, music, balloons and other activities.

    Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 15-Oct. 11, 2015
    Noon-6:30 p.m.
    Free admission

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    ••• Courtesy The State Room

    Here's the August lineup for The State Room, one of SLC's favorite small music venues.

    • The White Buffalo - Tuesday, Sept. 1
    • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Sweats - Thursday, Sept. 3
    • Noah Gunderson - Wednesday, Sept. 16
    • Tony Furtado - Thursday, Sept. 17
    • Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin & The Guilty Ones - Friday-Saturday, Sept. 18-19
    • Rich Robinson Band - Sunday, Sept. 20
    • Todd Snider - Monday, Sept. 21
    • John Hiatt & The Combo - Tuesday, Sept. 22
    • Carbon Leaf - Wednesday, Sept. 23
    • Tumbleweed Wanderers - Thursday, Sept. 24
    • Kamasi Washington - Friday, Sept. 25
    • The Sheepdogs - Tuesday, Sept. 29
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    ••• Utah Children's Theatre

    Children and adults can learn more about Shakespeare's plays as the Children's Theatre of Utah trims, clarifies and explains his stories in a way that will entertain everyone. Events include productions of As You Like It and Festival FaireHamlet, and the Festival Feaste Show.

    Aug. 14-Sept. 26, 2015

    3605 South State St.
    South Salt Lake
    801-532-6000

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    ••• Courtesy The Depot

    The Depot, a live music venue at The Gateway, features 7 concerts in September:

    • Social Distortion - Sept. 3
    • Allen Stone - Sept. 15

    • Blackberry Smoke - Sept. 17

    • Beth Hart - Sept. 19

    • Get The Led Out - Sept. 25

    • The Aquabats - Sept. 26

    • Aer - Sept. 30

    400 W. South Temple
    801-355-5522

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    The Utes have two home games in September, plus two away games against the Fresno State Bulldogs and the Oregon Ducks:

    University of Utah Utes vs. Michigan Wolverines

    Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
    TV: FS1
    Radio: ESPN 700

    University of Utah Utes vs. Utah State Aggies

    Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, 7 p.m.
    TV: ESPN2
    Radio: ESPN 700

    University of Utah Utes @ Fresno State Bulldogs

    Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, 8:30 p.m.
    TV: CBSSN
    Radio: ESPN 700

    University of Utah Utes @ Oregon Ducks

    Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, time TBA
    TV: TBA
    Radio: ESPN 700

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    ••• Polynesian Days Festival

    Polynesian Days is for everyone. This annual event showcases the cultures, foods, entertainment and diversities of the Polynesian islands. Polynesian Days is an outdoor three-day event with Island and local crafts, hand-made products and other local products and services. 

    Sept. 4, 5, and 7, various times

    3003 N. Thanksgiving Way in Lehi
    801-768-2300

    Admission is free

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    Entertainer, actor and comedian, Kevin Hart's world tour stops at the Maverik Center in September. 

    Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, 7 p.m.

    The Maverik Center
    3200 S. Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.) in West Valley City
    801-988-8800

    Tickets: $46.50-$122.50, Parking $10-$25

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    ••• Courtesy Utah Shakespeare Festival

    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
    800-PLAYTIX
    435-586-7878

    Tickets $23-$72

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     Taylor Swift brings her sold out '1989' tour to Salt Lake City this month.

    Friday, Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m.

    EnergySolutions Arena
    30 W. South Temple
    801-355-SEAT

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    ••• Courtesy Utah State Fair

    The Utah State Fair offers something for everyone, including livestock, arts, crafts and commercial exhibits, carnival rides, fair food (funnel cake, anyone?), concerts, a PRCA rodeo, a demolition derby and Freestyle Motocross Madness.

    Sept. 10-20, 2015, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays until 11 p.m. (gates open at noon on Sept. 15, 16, and 17 only)

    Utah State Fair Park, 155 N. 1000 W.
    801-538-8400

    Adults $10
    Seniors and children 6-12 $7
    Children under 5 free
    Parking $10

    All day carnival ride wristband $28
    Matinee carnival wristband $20

    Grandstand entertainment prices vary
    Check the website for discount offers

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    ••• Courtesy Salt Lake Greek Festival

    The Salt Lake Greek Festival, Utah's largest ethnic festival, features Greek food, music and dance.

    Friday-Sunday, 11-13, 2015

    Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral
    279 S. 300 W.

    Admission $3, children 3 and under free

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    The Utah Symphony has a full calendar of concert events this month:

    • 'Beethoven Symphony Festival' Sept. 11, 12, 19. and 19, 7:30 p.m. 
    • '56th Annual Salute to Youth' Sept. 22, 7 p.m.
    • 'Sci-Fi Spectacular with Marina Sirtis' Sept. 25 and 26, 7:30 p.m.

    Abravanel Hall
    123 W. South Temple
    801-355-ARTS (3787)

    Tickets $6-$86

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    Real Salt Lake has three MLS games in September:

    • Saturday, Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m. @ Houston Dynamo (KMYU)
    • Saturday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (KMYU)
    • Sunday, Sept. 27, 5 p.m. @ San Jose Earthquake (KMYU)

    Rio Tinto Stadium
    9256 S. State St. in Sandy
    801-727-2700

    Rio Tinto Stadium
    9256 S. State St.
    Sandy, UT
    801-727-2700

    Individual Game Tickets $25-$500; see website for promotions.

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    Dave Chappelle brings his unique brand of comedy to the Beehive State this month.

    September 14, 2015, 7 p.m.

    Capitol Theatre
    50 West 200 South

    Tickets $56 and up

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    Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah hosts six shows this month:

    • 'Chamber Music Society: Vienna Piano Trio' Sept. 14
    • 'Utah Philharmonia' Sept. 17
    • 'American Idiot' Sept. 18
    • 'TEDX Salt Lake City' Sept. 19
    • 'Wind Ensemble' Sept. 23
    • 'Jazz Spotlight' Sept. 30

    1395 E. Presidents Circle
    SLC, UT 84112
    801-581-7100

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    ••• Wikimedia Commons user Klubbit

    One of the most beloved musicals of all time, with an enduring score featuring “Tradition,” “Matchmaker,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” and “Sunrise, Sunset.” Fiddler on the Roof is a musical for the whole family.

    Sept. 18 - Oct. 3, 2015 except Sundays

    Pioneer Memorial Theatre
    300 S. 1400 E., University of Utah
    801-581-6961

    Tickets $40-$62, $5 more day of show

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    ••• John Eder

    Movie lovers can find a huge variety of free film screenings in Salt Lake City, including major Hollywood productions, experimental films, classics, kids' movies, documentaries and more. This month's highlights include 'Maya The Bee' September 5th at the City Library and 'On Her Own' September 14th at Brewvies.

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    ••• Salt Lake Comic Con

    Salt Lake Comic Con is coming to the Salt Palace Convention Center for the third time. Salt Lake Comic Con is a pop culture convention event that brings comics, fan art, sci-fi, anime, fantasy, film and TV and their associated comic creators, artists, actors, performers, authors, celebrities and professionals to meet and interact with their fans. 

    Sept. 24-26, 2015

    Salt Palace Convention Center
    100 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    Tickets $5-$95

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    ••• Wiseguys Comedy Club

    Wiseguys comedy clubs at Trolley Square, West Valley City and Ogden bring live comedy to Utah audiences including national touring acts, local favorites, open mic nights, clean comedy nights and more. Shows Tuesday through Saturday. This month's special events include Russ Nagel, Tom Arnold, Tom Green, and Alonzo Boden.

    Wiseguys Trolley Square
    505 S. 600 E.
    801-532-5233

    Wiseguys West Valley
    2194 W. 3500 S.
    801-463-2909

    Wiseguys Ogden
    269 Historic 25th Street in Ogden
    801-622-5588

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    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME. It’s time for your family to be amazed by all the extraordinary things you know and love about America’s favorite live family entertainment experience. 

    Sept. 24-28, 2015, various times

    EnergySolutions Arena
    30 W. South Temple
    801-355-SEAT

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    Brigham Young University Football

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    2015 is an exciting season for Brigham Young University. The BYU Cougars will take on four opponents in September, including Nebraska, Boise State, UCLA, and Michigan. 

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    ••• Annabelle Breakey

    Thanksgiving Point's Harvest Festival features locally harvested produce and other locally made products, in addition to a giant pumpkin weigh-off, which in the past has featured state record breaking pumpkins. There will also be crafts for kids, food vendors, live music and mini-train rides.

    Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Thanksgiving Point
    3003 N. Thanksgiving Way in Lehi, UT
    801-768-2300, 888-672-6040

    Free Admission

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    ••• The Off Broadway Theatre

    What happens when a Dinosaur theme Park opens in Park City Utah, and the dinosaurs attack the customers? Horror, fear, terror... hilarity. This new comedy written by Eric R. Jensen will feature dinosaurs that walk and talk. 

    Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays, Aug. 7-Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.

    Adults $16, Students/Seniors $12, Children 12 years and under $10

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    Join Gabriel Iglesias for a night full of laughs on his 'Fluffy Breaks Even' Tour.

    Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    The Maverik Center
    3200 S. Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.) in West Valley City
    801-988-8800

    Tickets: $45-$117, Parking $10-$25

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    ••• Hale Centre Theatre

     When first produced on Broadway in 1943, Oklahoma! changed the face of American musical theatre. A story and music entwined with the truth of a budding frontier, ranchers and farmers struggling for land, scoundrels wielding their crafts, and love blossoming. See it again for the first time on HCT's intimate stage.

    Nightly except Sundays, August 12-October 3, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday matinees 12:30 and 4 p.m.

    3333 S. Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.)
    801-984-9000

    Adults $30, Children $16, No children under five permitted

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    ••• Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus

    Early Halloween events in the Salt Lake area include haunted houses, a haunted forest, haunted factory, haunted circus and Frightmares at Lagoon.