From football to fright, there are plenty of ways to have fun this weekend in Utah County. Here are our five tips!
Follow the football action
Fresh off their two consecutive overtime wins at Tennessee and against USC, the Cougars will face off against Washington on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The game kicks off at 1:30 p.m. and will include the new Cougar Canyon event before the game.
Have fun for harvest
The Harvest Moon Hurrah, now in its 15th year, celebrates fall with entertainment, children’s crafts, pumpkin decorating, giant paint-it-yourself murals, kids fun activities, food vendors and food trucks. The entertainment will include The Piano Guys, Eclipse, Lindsey Stirling, Vocal Point, The National Parks and featured performer Ashley Hess from “American Idol.”
The event will run from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Spanish Fork City Park (Center and Main streets in Spanish Fork).
The World of Dance will be held at BYU, and will feature performances by BYU’s Ballroom Dance Company, Contemporary Dance Theatre, International Folk Dance Ensemble, Living Legends and Ballet. The event will open the season for the dance groups.
BYU World of Dance will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the de Jong Concert Hall at BYU.
You can get a head start on the spooky Halloween season in American Fork. The Haunted Forest, which is celebrating 30 years this year, opened Thursday for the season. The forest is located at 6000 W. 6400 North in American Fork and is open Fridays and Saturdays through September and daily except Sundays in October.
Head to the ultimate one-day shopping event in Eagle Mountain Saturday. ShopFest Utah will include more than 200 small business selling clothing, jewelry, electronics, games, home decor health and wellness, inventions, home services, arts, crafts and more.
There will also be Hot Air Balloon rides, food and entertainment. The Hot Air Balloon Festival will run from 7:30 to 10 a.m., with the Small Business Market from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and a free concert by The Cinders at 7:30 p.m. All of the events will be held at Cory B. Wride Memorial Park (5806 Pony Express Parkway, Eagle Mountain).