Utah County is a great place for family fun, with events across the valley for kids of all ages. Here are five fun events that are perfect for the whole family this week.
Holi Festival of Colors
Nothing says spring in Utah County quite like the Holi Festival of Colors. The festival is held in Spanish Fork each March at the Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork to celebrate the arrival of spring. Attendees dance and celebrate while throwing packages of colored powder on each other.
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday.
Where: Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple; 311 W. 8500 South, Spanish Fork.
Ag Day at Thanksgiving Point
Head to Thanksgiving Point’s Farm Country for Ag Day, a day to celebrate American agriculture and the important role it plays in life around the world. Kids can check out a real tractor and visit with Driscoll Farms, Harper’s Homemade and Utah County 4-H Horse and Livestock Ambassadors. Other activities will include planting seeds in newspaper planters, crop matching game, a pollination station and wheat grinding and bread production.
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday.
Where: Thanksgiving Point’s Farm Country; 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi.
Saratoga Springs Spring Festival
Some cities host an easter egg hunt, but Saratoga Springs hosts a festival. The Spring Festival will include a pancake breakfast benefiting the Westlake soccer program. It will also include face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny, a spring scavenger hunt sponsored by the library and an easter egg hunt.
When: 8 to 10 a.m., Saturday.
Where: Neptune Park; 452 W. 400 North, Saratoga Springs.
Rivalry baseball at BYU
BYU baseball will take on the rival Utes Tuesday at Miller Park at BYU. So grab some peanuts and Cracker Jacks and enjoy a day at the ballpark. The game will also be broadcast on BYUtv.
When: 6 p.m., Tuesday.
Where: Miller Park; 400 E. University Pkwy., Provo.
City Easter Egg Hunts
Several cities in Utah County will be hosting Easter egg hunts this weekend, ahead of Easter. Lehi will be hosting a teen-only flashlight egg hunt, with eggs of cash and candy.
Lehi, Eagle Mountain, Highland, Cedar Hills and Saratoga Springs will be hosting Easter egg hunts March 23-24. For a full list of dates and locations of local Easter egg hunts, visit http://heraldextra.com/calendar.