Fall Utah Festivals

Find a Utah fall festival to attend in 2018. Our events calendar for September, October and November 2018 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.

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End of Summer Bash - Duck Creek Village, UT - Sep 2, 2017
Live music and fun for the whole family to celebrate the end of summer!

Mammoth Marathons Little Grand Canyon 10K - Huntington, UT - Sep 9, 2017
Enjoy a 10k, marathon or half marathon through the pristine scenery of the Little Grand Canyon in eastern Utah! There are even real dinosaur footprints on the side of the road, and you run in front of one of the largest Native American Pictograph Panels in the state (the BuckHorn Panel). If you enjoy the tranquility of running in nature, sign up today!

Carbon County Fair - Price, UT - Aug 6 to Aug 11, 2018
Demolition derby, livestock and agricultural events, carnival, live entertainment, exhibits and more

Snowbird Oktoberfest - Snowbird, UT - Aug 18 to Oct 21, 2018
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 27 to Sep 13, 2018
A music concert set among the red rocks of Moab at a variety of indoor and outdoor venues.

Footsteps for Fertility SLC 5K - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 1, 2018
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 - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2018
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.

Salt Lake Comic Convention - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2018
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.

Utah State Fair - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 6 to Sep 16, 2018
An 11 day fair starting annually on the Thursday after Labor Day. Since 1856.

Salt Lake City Greek Festival - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 7 to Sep 9, 2018
The largest ethnic festival in Utah is held annually on the weekend after Labor Day. Held for 40+ years.

Kokopelli Tri - Hurricane, UT - Sep 8, 2018
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!

Green River Melon Days - Green River, UT - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2018
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 15 to Sep 16, 2018
Explore the culture, entertainment and culinary wonders of Italy while surrounded by beautiful, downtown Salt Lake City.

Huntsville Marathon - Huntsville, UT - Sep 15, 2018
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.

Urban Arts Festival - Salt Lake City, UT - Sep 15 to Sep 16, 2018
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.

Strut Your Mutt Kanab - Kanab, UT - Sep 15, 2018
Strut Your Mutt is a fun dog walk and fundraising event that raises money to help save the lives of homeless pets, supporting your choice of one of hundreds of participating shelters, rescue groups, and other animal welfare groups. There are Strut your Mutt events across the country.

BHR Rocktoberfest - Brian Head, UT - Sep 15, 2018
Brian Head is a resort town located in Southern Utah. At 9800 feet above sea level, it is the highest resort town in America. It’s annual Oktoberfest celebration has great German food, beer and entertainment here. Oomph band and dancing, kid’s play area, bounce house and face painting.

Rocktoberfest - Brian Head, UT - Sep 15, 2018
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.

Autumn Aloft - Park City, UT - Sep 15 to Sep 16, 2018
5th annual. Balloon launches from behind Treasure Mountain Middle School, with a Saturday evening event on Main Street in Park City.

Utah Quilt Fest - Layton, UT - Sep 18 to Sep 22, 2018
Theme is “Quilts Over Broadway.” Lectures and classes, contests and more.

Escalante Canyons Art Festival - Escalante, UT - Sep 21 to Sep 30, 2018
The premier art event of the Colorado Plateau celebrates Everett Ruess and the lands he traveled.

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.

Duck Creek Village Oktoberfest Party and Potluck - Duck Creek Village, UT - Sep 22, 2018
Enjoy German food, live music, plus games and activities for the whole family. Bring a dish and dress up to celebrate German heritage.

Harvest Moon Celebration - Ogden, UT - Sep 23, 2018
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.

Zion Canyon Music Festival - Springdale, UT - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2018
10th annual music festival on Friday and Saturday.  Two stages, arts and craft vendors, beer and wine, great food and a kid zone.

Castle Country Oktoberfest - Price, UT - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2018
Celebrate October. Silent auction, kids games and entertainment.

Kamas Harvest Festival - Kamas, UT - Oct 6, 2018
Free festival open to the public with dozens of vendors, local goods, good food and fun.  Held at High Star ranch in Kamas.

Utah Paranormal Fest - Sandy, UT - Oct 6, 2018
Meet local paranormal experts, browse the vendor booths, attend the panels or guest speaker programs.

Parowan Fall Fest in the Park - Parowan, UT - Oct 13, 2018
Free event at Parowan Library Park, with food, vendors, entertainment, costume parade, and more

Strut Your Mutt Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City, UT - Oct 13, 2018
Strut Your Mutt is a fun dog walk and fundraising event that raises money to help save the lives of homeless pets, supporting your choice of one of hundreds of participating shelters, rescue groups, and other animal welfare groups. There are Strut your Mutt events across the country.

Bluff Arts Festival - Bluff, UT - Oct 19 to Oct 21, 2018
A weekend of experiential art in Southeast Utah.

Jewish Arts Festival - Salt Lake City, UT - Nov 2 to Nov 5, 2018
Great theater, music, dancing, food, and film festival.

Moab Folk Festival - Moab, UT - Nov 2 to Nov 4, 2018
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.

September Festivals:

Salt Lake Greek Festival – Salt Lake City, UT – September 11-13, 2015

St. Mary’s Harvest Festival – West Haven, UT – September 12, 2015.  Event includes a 5K run, car, truck, motorcycle show, kids activities, food, live talent show and music, helicopter rides, dance and beer garden.

Harvest Moon Festival – Ogden, UT – September 19, 2015.  Say farewell to summer with live entertainment.  Held at Historic 25th Street, Ogden, UT.

October 2015:

World Congress of Families IX – Salt Lake City – Oct 27-30, 2015

Parowan Fall Fest in the Park – Parowan, Utah – October 10, 2015

 

Find other fun things to do in Utah in October:

Oktoberfest in Utah
Utah Corn Mazes
Utah Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Utah
Utah Pumpkin Patches

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