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Free (Or Cheap) Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front

Free Movies:

This Friday, August 5, Millcreek’s summer movie program features Toy Story 3. The movie will be shown at Evergreen Junior High. Go HERE for more information.

Provo: The city will show Tangled on August 8. Details are HERE.

Cottonwood Heights: Despicable Me plays on August 12. Go HERE for more information.

Utah State Capitol: Better Off Dead plays August 12 in downtown Salt Lake City. Go HERE for more information.

Magna: Little Shop of Horrors plays August 12 as part of the community’s summer movie series. Go HERE for more information.

Free Concerts:

Downtown Salt Lake City: The Twilight Concert Series in Pioneer Park features Thurston Moore and Kurt Vile and The Violators Thursday, August 4. Go HERE for more information.

Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon: The resort is offering free concerts every Saturday night at 6 p.m. through August 13. Marshall Crenshaw performs this Saturday, August 6. Go HERE for more information.

Canyons resort, Park City: The Canyons ski resort is offering free concerts this summer; the next is Saturday, August 6 and features The Infamous Stringdusters. Go HERE for more information.

Daybreak development, South Jordan: Free live music Friday and Saturday evenings through the summer. Go HERE for more information.


Ogden’s Dinosaur Park is free this Saturday (8.6) you can find out more HERE.  You can also find free admission at the Treehouse Children’s Museum…Union Stations in Ogden…the Ogden Nature Center and Ott Planetarium this Saturday, get more details HERE.

Two-Buck Tuesdays are back at Thanksgiving Point–each Tuesday in August, admission is only $2.00 per person to each of Thanksgiving Point’s major attractions. The promotion applies to the Museum of Ancient Life, Thanksgiving Point Gardens and Farm Country on August  9, 16, 23 and 30. (Children 2 and under are free.) Go HERE for details.


The Lowe’s Build and Grow workshop this Saturday  (8.6)  is a little red wooden schoolhouse.  Kids get the craft, an apron and sometimes safety goggles, all free.  The workshop starts at 10am, go HERE to find your closest location and to register.

At the Lakeshore Learning kid’s free craft–little ones can make a space portrait with their see-through rainbow paper.  The workshops run 11a-3.  Find your location HERE.

Thanks for the help, One Cheap Chick!


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