4th of July Festivities 2024

By Abby Stanislaw Jul 2, 2024
Celebrate the 4th in Utah with events ranging from parades and fireworks to drone shows, upscale BBQ’s, and live music.
4th of July Festivities 2024

Utah is hands down the best place to celebrate the 4th of July. With events ranging from traditional parades and fireworks to drone shows, upscale BBQ’s and live music. Whether you’re in the Wasatch Front, Wasatch Back, Southern Utah, or Eden Valley, there's something for everyone. Here’s your comprehensive guide to Independence Day events across the state:

Wasatch Front


- What: Join the Brighton Institute for a 4th of July breakfast and parade! Enjoy breakfast burritos, yogurt parfaits, and fruit cups at Brighton’s Milly Chalet. The parade starts at 10:30, but arrive early to set up.

- When: 8AM–11:00AM

- Details: Brighton Circle will be closed from 10:30-11:30AM. No vehicle traffic will be allowed during this time, so plan accordingly. Please do not throw candy.

- Link: More details 

Sundance Mountain Resort

- What: After enjoying the morning Parade in Provo, drive up to Sundance Mountain Resort to escape the heat! Enjoy a BBQ at the Lookout Cabin, yard games, music, and scenic chairlift rides (two for one tickets after entree purchase at the Lookout Cabin). 

- When: 11AM–3PM

- Link: More information

The Gateway

- What: Enjoy American classics at your favorite Gateway bars and restaurants. Don’t miss two stages of live music and DJs on the Plaza Stage, karaoke on the South stage, yard games, face painting, photo-ops, and contests throughout the day.

- When: 6PM–10PM

- Link: Check out the full lineup and event details here

This Is The Place Heritage Park

- What: Liberty Days at This Is The Place Heritage Park features a flag ceremony by the Sons of the American Revolution, followed by a day full of fun activities including the Candy Cannon, watermelon eating contest, parades, and more.

- When: 10AM–5PM

- Link: Plan your visit with more information here.

Thanksgiving Point

- What: Enjoy a Freedom Celebration and fireworks at Thanksgiving Point, with activities and entertainment for the whole family.

- When: 4PM-10PM

- Link: Discover more about this festive event

West Jordan Veterans Memorial Park

- What: Celebrate with a Western Stampede and Rodeo featuring a vendor fair, food trucks, carnival, grand parade, Spikeball Tournament, and a fireworks show to cap off the evening.

- When: 6PM-Onward

- Link: Get all the details

Jordan Park

- What: Experience the Salt Lake City Independence Day Drone Show, a modern alternative to traditional fireworks, with food trucks and live music adding to the festivities.

- When: July 5, 8PM-Onward

- Link: Learn more

Smith’s Ballpark Salt Lake City

- What: Enjoy America’s pastime with a baseball game followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

- When: 6:30PM-Onward

- Link: Ticket information and event details


Wasatch Back

Deer Valley Resort

- What: Enjoy a Patriotic Pops concert with the Utah Symphony and Broadway singer Lisa Howard, set against the beautiful backdrop of Deer Valley Resort.

- When: July 5, 7:30–10PM (Gates open at 6PM)

- Link: Purchase your tickets and find more information here.

Park City Mountain

- What: Forum Fest offers a free multi-day event in Canyons Village with live music, nightly concerts, drone shows, fireworks, kids’ activities, and more.

- When: July 3-6, 2024 

  • July 3: Corn Hole Tournament, Face painting, balloon twister, owl/bird shows, ice cream social, Music by Mudpuddle, Six One Five collective, Metromusic club

  • July 4: Drone show, fireworks, corn hole tournament, Music by the Pickpockets, Silver Kings, and AIKO

  • July 5: Drone show, Ice cream social, Live music by: Fat Paw, Jordan Matthew Young, Jontavious Willis Band

  • July 6: Drone show, corn hole tournament, Other activities and performers, live music by Ethan Tucker, Tim Snider, and Craver Louis 

- Link: See the full schedule of events here.

Heber Valley

- What: The Red, White, and Blue Festival features a daylong celebration with a 5K/10K run, patriotic walk, breakfast, carnival, outdoor concert, and fireworks.

- When: 6:30AM–10PM

- Link: Explore the event schedule and activities 

Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley

- What: Enjoy a 4th of July BBQ with live music and gourmet food on the Glitretind deck.

- When: 5–8PM

- Link: Make your reservations early here.


Oakley, UT

- What: Don't miss out on Oakley’s 4th of July events including a morning parade and an evening rodeo!

- When: Parade at 10AM, Rodeo at 7:30PM

- Link: Find ticket information and event details here

Goldener Hirsch

- What: Enjoy a high-end summer barbecue with a prix fixe menu and live local music on the restaurant patio.

- When: 11AM–3PM

- Link: Reservations here

Main Street Park City

- What: A Park City Tradition, Park City’s 4th of July Celebration features a parade, games, and a drone show.

- When: 11AM–5PM

- Link: Parade Info

Heber Valley Railroad

- What: Celebrate with a ride on the Freedom Train, featuring patriotic music and festivities.

- When: 8AM, 10AM 12Noon

- Link: Get your tickets here

Southern Utah

Brian Head Ski Resort

- What: Enjoy live music and Independence Day fireworks (weather permitting) at the Giant Steps Patio base area.

- When: 9:30AM–5PM

- Link: Find more details here

Cedar City

- What: Cedar City Lion's Club presents a 4th of July Celebration with a parade and fireworks.

- When: 9:30AM–12Noon

- Link: Full schedule 

Northern, UT

Liberty, UT

- What: Liberty Days features a flag ceremony, parade, arena games, park games, and fireworks.

- When: 7:30AM-10:30PM

- Link: Learn more about Liberty Days


No matter where you are in Utah, there's an event to help you celebrate Independence Day in style. Gather your friends and family, and make this 4th of July a memorable one!