Fall Festivals in the Wasatch

Posted by Heather Peterson on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 9:23am.

4th West Oktoberfest in Salt Lake City

Temperatures might be dropping but there’s a rise in fall festivities in every direction. Take advantage of the beautiful weather and spectacular scenery to explore some spectacular areas outside Park City. From Kamas to Sundance to Salt Lake City, there’s no shortage of delightful opportunities to enjoy fall to the fullest. Read on for our tips on our favorite places to be in the coming weeks.

Harvest Market
September 28
Sundance Mountain Resort

Many consider fall to be their favorite season. It’s easy to see why with natural beauty and ample traditions to look forward to in the coming weeks before the snow flies. One of those traditions is Harvest Market hosted by Sundance Mountain Resort. On Saturday, experience local artists, live Bluegrass and Americana music, and a market of carefully curated vendors. Celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the Wasatch while browsing through hand-crafted, local products. Breathe in the fresh fall air while enjoying delicious food and drink in the brilliance of the dramatic Sundance landscape. The day begins at 10 a.m., you won’t want to be late!

4th West Oktoberfest
September 28
Salt Lake City

Downtown Salt Lake City is buzzing these days. It sure has emerged in recent years as a vibrant scene for culture, dining, sports, and corporate conventions. For those looking to get immersed in the downtown happenings, head west for Oktoberfest at Mountain West Hard Cider. The two-day festival takes place on September 28 and 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Enjoy the urban autumn scene with local Salt Lake Valley cuisine. Mountain West will be offering all natural, gluten free hard ciders alongside high-end, one-of-a-kind craft beers from Red Rock Brewery.

4th West Oktoberfest is also an opportunity to experience live music, Utah vendors, fun fall activities and delicious food near the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. Games include giant jenga, cornhole, children’s activities and pretending that summer isn’t actually over. While that last one might not actually be an official game, we all know we’re playing it!

Harvest Fest
October 5
The DeJoria Center in Kamas

With spanning acres and spectacular mountain views, the DeJoria Center is already a terrific choice for an autumn afternoon well spent. But on Saturday, October 5, the DeJoria Center will host the 10th Annual Harvest Fest of 2019. From Noon to 5 PM, celebrate the autumn season with exquisite local food and drink, exciting family events like wagon rides, arts, crafts, games, and more. Choose from cuisine provided Utah vendors or opt to dine at the sophisticated State Road Restaurant. Admission is free and the fun is for all.

Care to start the day off with some sweat and scenery? The Harvest Fest 5k kicks off at 9 a.m. Register to run at southsummittrails.org.

Spend the rest of the day with some live music presented on DeJoria’s outdoor stage with the stunning backdrop of Mount Timpanogos. Performers include Shannon Runyon, Snyderville Station, and Che Zuro & Wildflower Moon.

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