Find a Utah fall festival to attend in 2020. Our events calendar for September, October and November 2020 has things to do across Utah including activities in Salt Lake City, Provo and Moab. Our list includes festivals celebrating the local harvest, food, music, beer, Oktoberfest and more.
At this point we have checked for 2020 dates on all events. Some websites were still holding off on releasing a date, whereas other websites had not been updated at all for this year.
All events showing 2020 dates need to be verified to confirm that changes to the schedule were not made by the organizers after publication here, due to COVID-19. We do not run these events, and would hate for anyone to go out of their way only to find the event had been canceled after releasing a date. Please click through to the event website to confirm! Be safe and have a great fall!
Snowbird Oktoberfest - Snowbird, UT - Aug 29 to Oct 18, 2020
Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6:30 pm on the designated weekends. The Snowbird Ski Resort (located southeast of Salt Lake City) hosts Utah’s most popular German festival. Over 60,000 attend this annual Utah Oktoberfest which started in 1973. Get a taste of Bavaria with authentic food, live German music and yodelers. Local breweries will also be featured. Arts and crafts from local and regional artists will be offered for sale in Der Marktplatz. A ceremonial one litre beer stein is available for collectors. Last year, it kicked off the celebration with a 3K Lederhosen race on the opening day. There was also a Grand Oktoberfest on Labor Day weekend with procession, ceremonial keg tapping and best costume contest to crown Miss and Mister Oktoberfest. Visitors generally consume some 6,000 pounds of weisswurst and bratwurst, 4,500 pounds of chicken and 2,000 Granny Smith apples are eaten in the delicious apple strudel.
Moab Music Festival - Moab, UT - Aug 31 to Sep 14, 2020
A music concert set among the red rocks of Moab at a variety of indoor and outdoor venues.
Urban Arts Festival - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 5 to Sep 6, 2020
A free community event organized by the Utah Arts Alliance. Enjoy hundreds of artists, performers and musicians automotive arts, projection art, virtual reality, street basketball, fashion and more, held at the Gallivan Center.
Utah State Fair - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 10 to Sep 20, 2020
An 11 day fair starting annually on the Thursday after Labor Day. Live entertainment, agriculture events, children’s activities, food vendors and more. Since 1856.
Kokopelli Tri - Hurricane, UT - Sep 12, 2020
Run, swim and bike in Sand Hollow Reservoir, just minutes away from Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks, and enjoy the turquoise waters and sandstone mountain views. Push yourself with an Olympic and Sprint Triathalon, or a Duathlon, Kid’s Tri, and a 10K/5K. Fun for the whole family!
Escalante Canyons Art Festival - Escalante, UT - Sep 14 to Sep 27, 2020
The premier art event of the Colorado Plateau celebrates Everett Ruess and the lands he traveled.
Utah Quilt Fest - Layton, UT - Sep 15 to Sep 19, 2020
Going virtual for 2020, with the opportunity to show and tell about quilts made, and more. Check out their website for more details. Normally: Lectures and classes, swap meet, vendor mall and more
FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 17 to Sep 19, 2020
Around 120,000 attend this event. Set historical records for most people attending a convention in Utah and Guinness Record for most people dressed as comic book characters. With celebrity guest panels, autograph signings, photo ops, gaming competitions, cosplay contests, special events, KidCon, and the film festival, there is something for everyone.
Green River Melon Days - Green River, UT - Sep 18 to Sep 19, 2020
This festival has been running for over 110 years, and has a few pre-events starting a few days earlier (Princess Pageant, Queen Pageant, and Community Day). The festival kicks off with a 3-man scramble tournament, live music, melon run, parade, pancake breakfast, melon carving contest and games, and more!
Festa Italiana - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 19 to Sep 20, 2020
Explore the culture, entertainment and culinary wonders of Italy while surrounded by beautiful, downtown Salt Lake City.
Huntsville Marathon - Huntsville, UT - Sep 19, 2020
One of the most pristine marathons that Utah has to offer, this course starts in the Monte Cristo area and ends at Huntsville Town Park. A Boston Marathon Qualifier. All marathon runners can catch a free bus from Huntsville Park to the starting line.
Harvest Moon Celebration - Ogden, UT - Sep 19, 2020
Annual event to bid farewell to summer and welcome autumn. Sip on seasonal brews, listen to local musicians, and let the kids get face painted or cheer on the next arm wrestling champion. Since 2002.
Autumn Aloft - Park City, UT - Sep 19 to Sep 20, 2020
Balloon launches from behind Treasure Mountain Middle School, with a Saturday evening event on Main Street in Park City.
Zion Canyon Music Festival - Springdale, UT - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2020
Annual music festival on Friday and Saturday. Two stages, arts and craft vendors, beer and wine, great food and a kid zone.
Kamas Harvest Festival - Kamas, UT - Oct 3, 2020
Free festival open to the public with dozens of vendors, local goods, good food and fun. Held at High Star ranch in Kamas.
Peculiar Pours Beer Festival - Ogden, UT - Oct 10, 2020
A rally of local breweries bringing their most peculiar flavors, seasonal brews and test pours, Peculiar Pours offers live music, delicious bites, quirky surprises and a party with your taste buds!
Moab Folk Festival - Moab, UT - Nov 6 to Nov 8, 2020
Brings diverse folk music talents and educational opportunities from around the country to Moab for the entertainment and enjoyment of the local community and visitors.
Cedar Band of Paiutes Thanksgiving Pow Wow - Cedar City, UT - Nov 27, 2020
Come out and enjoy this FREE event! Drum and dance contest, raffles, taco fundraiser, and more. They’ll also have a princess pageant for girls ages 10-17.
R’Oktoberfest - Brian Head, UT - Jan 1 to Sep 12, 2020
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Enjoy German food and drinks among the fall colors of Brian Head, plus live bands performing throughout the day and fireworks to end the day right.
Footsteps for Fertility SLC 5K - Salt Lake City, UT - Jan 1 to Aug 31, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for its return in 2021. Normally: Come on down to Liberty Park for a 5K Run/Walk for Fertility! Creating or joining a team is only $40, and the proceeds go to help a family trying to grow their family.
Old Capitol Arts and Living History Festival - Fillmore, UT - Jan 1 to Sep 11, 2020
Canceled for 2020, look for a return in 2021. Normally: A festival to promote the arts and living history at Territorial Statehouse Park. Demonstrations, artisans, food court, silent auction, live entertainment, children’s activities and more.
Bluff Arts Festival - Bluff, UT - Jan 1 to Oct 20, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: A weekend of experiential art in Southeast Utah.
Carbon County Fair - Price, UT - Aug 12 to Aug 14, 2021
Demolition derby, livestock and agricultural events, carnival, live entertainment, exhibits and more
We know that you want current events. But we don’t always have dates for every event for the current year. We leave those events with their link here so that you can look for the new dates yourself. We hope you don’t mind!
Grace Lutheran Oktoberfest - Sandy, UT - Sep 22, 2018
Beer garden tent and authentic German food. Local vendors sell products in the marketplace. Children’s carnival with midway rides for family friendly fun. All day ride pass is available for the obstacle course, inflatable slide, bounce house and select other activities. Helicopter rides available in the afternoon and professional fireworks show in the evening.
Castle Country Oktoberfest - Price, UT - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2018
Celebrate October. Silent auction, kids games and entertainment.
Salt Lake City Greek Festival - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019
The largest ethnic festival in Utah is held annually on the weekend after Labor Day. Held for 40+ years.
Duck Creek Village Oktoberfest Party and Potluck - Duck Creek Village, UT - Sep 14, 2019
Enjoy German food, live music, plus games and activities for the whole family. Bring a dish and dress up to celebrate German heritage.
Harvest Celebration - Price, UT - Sep 21, 2019
There will be pumpkin decorating, face painting, and other activities for the whole family. There will also be free lunch provided to all who attend
Parowan Fall Fest in the Park - Parowan, UT - Oct 12, 2019
Free event at Parowan Library Park, with food, vendors, entertainment, costume parade, and more
New Harmony Apple Festival - New Harmony, UT - Oct 12, 2019
Activities include music all day, vendors, food, games for the kids, bounce houses, climbing wall, fire safety demonstrations, and lots of apples for sale. This is an annual fundraiser for the 100% volunteer fire department and 100% of the profits go to purchase life saving equipment and supplies.
Jewish Arts Festival - Salt Lake City, UT - Nov 8 to Nov 11, 2019
Great theater, music, dancing, food, and film festival.
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