Tag Archives: Animals

Hogle Zoo

Hogle Zoo is one of the most-visited attractions in Utah and the top paid-for tourist attraction in Salt Lake City. Founded in 1931 and is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. Its natural terrain covers 42 acres of tree-lined pathways where visitors can view over 800 animals.

Hogle Zoo
2600 Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City

Tracy Aviary

A Utah Top Pick destination, Tracy Aviary is one of the largest and oldest of only two free-standing aviaries in the nation and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  It has grown and evolved over its more than 80-year history to become a cultural landmark, public garden, and leader in environmental education and conservation.

Tracy Aviary
589 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 596-8500

May Events
Moms can visit Tracy Aviary for free on Mother’s Day Weekend

Rodeos

Utah Rodeo Events

Barrel Racing, Arenas, Mutton Bustin’, Jr Miss Pageants, Bull Riding, Cowboys, Hot Summer Nights, Demolition Derbies

August

Weber County Fair & Rodeo
August 10, 2022, 7 pm
Weber County Fairgrounds, Ogden

Cache County Fair & Rodeo
August 10-13, 2022, 8 pm
Cache County Fairgrounds, Logan

Summit County Fair & Rodeo
August 12-13, 2022, 8 pm
Summit County Fairgrounds, Coalville

Alpine Days Rodeo
August 12-13, 2022, 7:30 pm
Lambert Park Rodeo Grounds, Alpine

Kanab Western Legends Rodeo
August 19, 2022, 7 pm
Kaneplex Arena, Kanab

Bear Lake Rich County Rodeo
August 20-21, 2022, 7:30 pm
Rich County Rodeo Arena

Tremonton Golden Spike PRCA Rodeo
August 25-27, 2022, 7:50 pm
Box Elder County Fairground, Tremonton

Sanpete County Fair & Rodeo
August 25, 27, 2022, 7:30 pm
Sanpete County Fairgrounds, Manti

Beaver County Fair & Rodeo
August 27, 2022, 7:30 pm
Beaver County Fair Grounds, Minersville

September

Utah State Fair PRCA Rodeo
September 9-11, 2022, 7 pm
Salt Lake County Fairgrounds, Salt Lake

February

Winter Series Rodeo
February (Week 3) Annually
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

March

Weber State Rodeo
March (Week 4) Annually
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

April

Professional Bull Riders
April (Week 1)
Tuacahn Amphitheatre, St. George

Utah Local Rodeo Events
April (Month Long)
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

Washington County Fair & Rodeo
Demolition Derby
April (Week 3) Annually
Washington County Legacy Park
5500 West 700 South, Hurricane

Utah Cutting Horse Association Spring Show
April (Week 3) Annually
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

Miss Rodeo Ogden
April (Week 4)
Golden Spike Arena, Ogden

May

Utah Local Rodeo Events
May (Month Long)
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

Mountain Man Rendezvous Road Trip
Old West Days, Pow Wow, ElkFest & Rodeo
May (Week 4) Annually
Teton County Fairgrounds, Jackson, WY

June

Pony Express Days Demolition Derby
June (Week 1) Annually
Eagle mountain Rodeo Ground
Pony Express Memorial Park
Pony Express Pkwy, Eagle Mountain

Golden Spike Rodeo Events
Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Horse Races
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

Pony Express Days Bar T Rodeo
June (Week 2) Annually
Eagle mountain Rodeo Ground
Pony Express Memorial Park
Pony Express Pkwy, Eagle Mountain

Strawberry Days Rodeo
June (Week 3) Annually
PRCA Rodeo Grounds
485 W 220 S St, Pleasant Grove

Riverton Town Days Rodeo
June (Week 4) Annually
Riverton Rodeo Arena, Riverton

Lehi Round-Up Rodeo
June (Week 4) Annually
Lehi Round-Up Rodeo Grounds
105 N 500 W St, Lehi

July

Western Stampede PRCA Rodeo
Carnival, Fireworks, Local Favorite Rodeo
July (Week 1) Annually
West Jordan Rodeo Grounds, West Jordan

Oakley Independence Day Celebration
Parade, Rodeo, Food Trucks & Fireworks
July (Week 1) Annually
Oakley Outdoor Arena, Oakley

Tooele BitnSpur 4th of July Rodeo
Largest RMPRA Rodeo in Utah, Fireworks
July (Week 1) Annually
Desert Peak Complex, Tooele

Golden Spike Rodeo Events
Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Horse Races
July, Numerous Events
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

Draper Days Rodeo
Mechanical Bull Rides, Music, Face Painting
July (Week 2) Annually
Andy Ballard Arena, Draper

Castle Country Rodeo
July (Week 2) Annually
Carbon County Fairgrounds, Price

Miss Rodeo Utah Pageant
July (Week 3) Annually
Golden Spike Arena, Ogden

Panguitch Invitational Rodeo
July (Week 3) Annually
Triple C Arena, Panguitch

Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo
Fireworks Spectacular
July (Week 4) Annually
Spanish Fork Fairgrounds, Spanish Fork

Kamas Valley Fiesta Days
Rodeo, Parade, Demolition Derby, Car Show
July (Week 4) Annually
Kamas, Utah

Days of ’47 Rodeo Best
Carnival, Live Music, Fireworks
July (Week 4) Pioneer Day Week
Utah State Fair Park, Salt Lake

Ogden Pioneer Day Rodeo Best
Top 5 Rodeo In The Nation
July (Week 4) Pioneer Day Week
Pioneer Stadium, Ogden

Golden Spike Rodeo Events
Barrel Racing, Team Roping, Horse Races
July (Week 4) Annually
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

Bluffdale Old West Days RMPRA Rodeo
July (Week 4) Annually
Bluffdale Rodeo Arena, Bluffdale

August

Utah County Fair & Rodeo Free
August (Week 1) Annually
Spanish Fork Fairgrounds, Spanish Fork

Tooele County Fair & Rodeo
August (Week 1) Annually
Deseret Peak Complex, Grantsville

Wasatch County Fair & Rodeo
August (Week 1) Annually
Wasatch County Event Complex
415 Southfield Rd, Heber City

Morgan County Fair & Rodeo
August (Week 1) Annually
Morgan County Fairgrounds, Morgan

Dog Events

Utah Dog Parks & Events

Off-Leash Utah Dog Parks, Pet Events & Activities, Dogs

Dog Walk Wednesdays
Wednesdays thru Oct 12, 2022, 10 am–8 pm
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Dog Days of Summer
Dinner With Your Dog
Tuesday, Wednesday, May-October, 2022
Log Haven, Millcreek Canyon

Draper Bark In The Park
August 26, 2022, 5–8 pm
Galena Dog Park, Draper

Dippin Dogs Pool Party
September 10, 17 2022, 9–12 pm
Alta Canyon Sports Center, Sandy

Dogapoolooza Dog Pool Party
September 17, 2022,  8:30 am
South Davis Rec Center, Bountiful

Utah Dog-Friendly Parks

Salt Lake Area

Bountiful Brickyard Bark Park
250 W 1050 S, Bountiful

Midvale Union Park
7360 S 700 E, Midvale

West Jordan Off-Leash Dog Park
5982 New Bingham Hwy, West Jordan

Sandy Dog Park
9980 S 300 E, Sandy

Draper Dayland Dog Park
300 E 13400 S, Draper

Draper Galena Hills Dog Park
12452 S Vista Station Blvd, Draper

Magna Regional Park
4042 S 7200 W, Magna

Dog Training

Bark & Biscuit
3015 S State Street, Salt Lake

Past Events

Bark At The Moon
May 21, 2022, 4–8 pm
The Gateway, Salt Lake

*Working on this… 7/16/2022

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is home to more than 4,000 animals representing 650 species, showcasing ecosystems from around the planet including kelp forests, coral reefs, the deep ocean, Antarctic waters, Asian cloud forests, South American rain forests, and the waterways of our home state of Utah and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

  • SEArenity Yoga
  • Nights Under Lights
  • Movie Nights
  • Summer Camps
  • Watch Penguins & Stingrays Swim

Nights Under Lights Show
Ecosystem Exploration Craft & Observatory EECO

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
12033 Lone Peak Pkwy, Draper, UT 84020
(801) 355-3474