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7 Can't Miss Summer Events

7 Can't Miss Summer Events

Summer in and around Ogden, Utah is filled with music and dancing, free outdoor movies, mountain biking, rip-roaring rodeos and, of course, adventure!

It’s a great time to enjoy an epic weekend getaway set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Wasatch Mountain Range. Between now and the end of September, here are the top 7 summer event's that you can't miss in Ogden! Check out our entire event calendar at www.visitogden.com or download the One Ogden app.

2018 can’t miss events:

1. Ogden Music Festival

May 31-June 2
There is plenty of melodic flavor to go around for all to enjoy during the Ogden Music Festival. Your spirits will rise as you listen to soothing bluegrass, dance to the hot licks of the fiddle and sway to an acoustic guitar. The festival is set in Utah’s oldest settlement, Fort Buenaventura. To see the full event schedule and to purchase tickets go to www.ofoam.org

2. Ogden Twilight Concert Series

June - September
Two or Three times a month from June to September music will be heard at the Ogden Amphitheater. Ogden Twilight brings cutting edge artists to the heart of downtown, each show features a band for a nominal price, and tickets double as a UTA Front Runner ticket. Plan a long weekend filled with music, hiking trails, farmers market, local dining and more music! Tickets can be purchased online learn more at www.ogdentwilight.com

3. Blues, Brews & BBQs Summer Concert Series

June – September
Head up to Snowbasin Resort to enjoy free concerts every Sunday all summer long! Enjoy award winning BBQ, family friendly activities, a scenic hike, and free entertainment for all ages! Music will go from 12:30-5:30 p.m. www.snowbasin.com

4. Ogden Pioneer Days

July 24th Weekend
Utah’s official state holiday, Ogden Pioneer Days is one of Utah’s largest celebrations with more than 30,000 people collectively in attendance. There are five nights of PRCA rodeo entertainment at the Pioneer Stadium; a Lindquist family pops concert and fireworks at Weber State University and more. www.Ogdenpioneerdays.com

5. World Wake Surfing Championship

September 5-7
Taking place in the Ogden Valley on Pineview Reservoir the World Wakesurfing Championship Series is a Silver Star Event. Amateur through Pro Divisions. Here you will have the opportunity to see the latest and greatest wake and boat technology. Learn more at wakesurfchampionships.com

6. XTERRA Pan AM / USA Championships

September 15th
Two days, two national championship events at one destination. Snowbasin Resort and Ogden are transformed into XTERRA Title Town USA for this big event. An estimated 1,500 of the nation’s best amateur and professional triathletes and trail runners will compete in the XTERRA Trail Run National Championship and the XTERRA USA Championship off-road triathlon. Learn more at www.xterraplanet.com

7. Harvest Moon Celebration

September 21st
The Harvest Moon Celebration is one of Northern Utah’s largest outdoor festivals with more than 24,000 people in attendance. Harvest Moon is an end-of-summer party with over 25 family-friendly activates, live music, farmers market, vendors, contest for all ages and festive food and beverages, learn more at www.historic25.com

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