Events in Provo City

  • World Culture Tour world-map Each month we'll focus on a different country of the world. You can sample ethnic foods, learn about international culture, and enter to win prizes while you enjoy an acclaimed film from the theme country. More>>

  • Jimmerosity Jam 3on3 Jimmerosity3on3_logo Participate in this 3on3 Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Fredette Family Foundation to stop bullying. Tournament will start at 8:30am on Wednesday, July 9 at the Provo Recreation Center. More>>

  • Pioneer Day Extravaganza coverd-wagon Hop in your covered wagon and roll down to North Park to celebrate Utah State's rich heritage. More>>

 

 

There are a wide variety of events held in Provo throughout the year. Provo is a very active community that holds tons of events. There are three different kinds of events in Provo City:

Special Events 
These are events that are not sponsored by Provo City. Instead these are large scale activities put on by a third party. These event require an application process with the city for a Special Events License.

City Events
Events sponsored by Provo City. These are events that are made to strengthen our community. There are unique events every year in addition to our long running annual events.

Performances
Provo City is lucky enough to have its own theater for performing arts. They host a variety of events from local performances to large scale performances of well known bands.

 

 

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10:00 AM Make and Take Crafts

Make and Take Crafts

Free crafts for children ages 0 - 12. Families must have a Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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12:00 PM Canopy Capers

Canopy Capers

Bring your lunch and listen to stories outside under the canopy on the SE lawn of the library.

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03:30 PM Open Lab With a Librarian

Open Lab With a Librarian

Visit the computer lab and bring any questions or projects you'd like a librarian to help you with! Resumes, email, eBooks, internet searching, practice exams, tutorials, and more. Spanish speaker available.

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10:00 AM Summer Toddler Time

Summer Toddler Time

Songs, stories, and a puppet show for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

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11:00 AM Summer Toddler Time

Summer Toddler Time

Songs, stories, and a puppet show for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

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03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Come play Minecraft! Children must preregister by calling 801-852-6682 the Monday preceding the Wednesday program.

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07:00 PM AuthorLink: Escape Reality Tour

AuthorLink: Escape Reality Tour

Abandon reality for a night and come to the Provo City Library our 2nd annual Escape Reality Tour. The panel will include Michelle D. Argyle, Renee Collins, Bree Despain, J.R. Johansson, Kasie West, and Natalie Whipple. The panel will speak, answer audience questions, and sign books. This event is free; no tickets required. 

For more information, visit our AuthorLink page.

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10:00 AM Make and Take Crafts

Make and Take Crafts

Free crafts for children ages 0 - 12. Families must have a Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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12:00 PM Canopy Capers

Canopy Capers

Bring your lunch and listen to stories outside under the canopy on the SE lawn of the library.

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03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12 (Creative Mode)

Minecraft for children ages 8-12 (Creative Mode)

Come explore the Minecraft World. For children age 8-12.  Space is limited. Pre-register by calling the children's desk starting the Monday before the event. 801-852-6682.

Thursday play is in Creative Mode, which is ideal for beginners. 

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06:00 PM PCL Minecraft Club

PCL Minecraft Club

For Teens Ages 12-18

Come explore the Minecraft World! For teens ages 12-18. Players of all levels welcome.

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06:30 PM Cuentos (Spanish Story Time)

Cuentos (Spanish Story Time)

Songs, stories, and a puppet show in Spanish for families. Música, cuentos, y actividades para los niños y sus padres o encargados.

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06:30 PM Film Screening: Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo

Film Screening: Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo

 A lovable car and his uptight driver race through Monte Carlo, experiencing romance, crime, and general mayhem along the way.

1977, G

Location : The Attic (4th Floor, Academy Building)
Contact : Erika Hill 801-852-7685

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10:00 AM Make and Take Crafts

Make and Take Crafts

Free crafts for children ages 0 - 12. Families must have a Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

More
12:00 PM Canopy Capers

Canopy Capers

Bring your lunch and listen to stories outside under the canopy on the SE lawn of the library.

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02:30 PM Teen Photography Workshop

Teen Photography Workshop

For ages 12-18.

Bring your own camera and come to the Attic to hone your photography skills and participate in photography challenges. Participants who photograph Provo’s stretch of Highway 89 can have their photos exhibited in the Attic.   For more information about this workshop, contact Erika Hill at 801-852-7685. 

 

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08:00 AM Jimmer Jam 3on3 Basketball Tournament

Jimmer Jam 3on3 Basketball Tournament

Grades 3rd/4th, 5th/6th, 7th/8th, 9th/10th, 11th/12th
Fee $85/team of up to 4 participants
Registration April 9 - July 5, or until full
Program Date July 9

Participate in this 3on3 Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Fredette Family Foundation to stop bullying. Tournament will start at 8:30am on Wednesday, July 9 at the Provo Recreation Center.

Online Registration

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10:00 AM Summer Toddler Time

Summer Toddler Time

Songs, stories, and a puppet show for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

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11:00 AM Summer Toddler Time

Summer Toddler Time

Songs, stories, and a puppet show for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

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03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Come play Minecraft! Children must preregister by calling 801-852-6682 the Monday preceding the Wednesday program.

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07:00 PM Painting Tips & Tricks

Painting Tips & Tricks

Learn It @ Your Library

Learn how to pick the perfect paint color.
Learn tips and tricks to make painting easier.

Contact: 801-852-6661

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10:00 AM Make and Take Crafts

Make and Take Crafts

Free crafts for children ages 0 - 12. Families must have a Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

More
12:00 PM Canopy Capers

Canopy Capers

Bring your lunch and listen to stories outside under the canopy on the SE lawn of the library.

More
03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12 (Creative Mode)

Minecraft for children ages 8-12 (Creative Mode)

Come explore the Minecraft World. For children age 8-12.  Space is limited. Pre-register by calling the children's desk starting the Monday before the event. 801-852-6682.

Thursday play is in Creative Mode, which is ideal for beginners. 

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06:00 PM PCL Minecraft Club

PCL Minecraft Club

For Teens Ages 12-18

Come explore the Minecraft World! For teens ages 12-18. Players of all levels welcome.

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02:30 PM Brush Bots

Brush Bots

Teen Program

Create mini robots with brushes, batteries, and googly eyes of course.

Location : Young Special Events Room #201
Contact : 801 852 6661

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06:30 PM Cuentos (Spanish Story Time)

Cuentos (Spanish Story Time)

Songs, stories, and a puppet show in Spanish for families. Música, cuentos, y actividades para los niños y sus padres o encargados.

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06:30 PM Film Screening: It Happened One Night

Film Screening: It Happened One Night

 

Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert star in this road trip film about a spoiled heiress fleeing from her family and a reporter secretly helping her to get a story.

1934, NR

Location :The Attic (4th Floor, Academy Building)
Contact :Erika Hill 801-852-7685

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10:00 AM Make and Take Crafts

Make and Take Crafts

Free crafts for children ages 0 - 12. Families must have a Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

More
12:00 PM Canopy Capers

Canopy Capers

Bring your lunch and listen to stories outside under the canopy on the SE lawn of the library.

More
02:30 PM Teen Photography Workshop

Teen Photography Workshop

For ages 12-18.

Bring your own camera and come to the Attic to hone your photography skills and participate in photography challenges. Participants who photograph Provo’s stretch of Highway 89 can have their photos exhibited in the Attic.   For more information about this workshop, contact Erika Hill at 801-852-7685. 

 

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07:00 PM Book Swap

Book Swap

Swap your gently used books for something new to read!

Ages 10 and up will get to choose one free book just for showing up! Limit of 10 books may be brought to swap.

Books must be in decent condition:
• No mold or mildew
• No water damage
• No pages falling out
• Junior - Adult level books accepted
• No easy readers, intermediate, picture, or chapter books
• No text books
• No audio books

Location: Young Special Events Room #201
Contact: 801 852 6661
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10:00 AM Summer Toddler Time

Summer Toddler Time

Songs, stories, and a puppet show for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

More
11:00 AM Summer Toddler Time

Summer Toddler Time

Songs, stories, and a puppet show for toddlers and their parents/caregivers.

More
03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Come play Minecraft! Children must preregister by calling 801-852-6682 the Monday preceding the Wednesday program.

More
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10:00 AM Make and Take Crafts

Make and Take Crafts

Free crafts for children ages 0 - 12. Families must have a Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

More
12:00 PM Canopy Capers

Canopy Capers

Bring your lunch and listen to stories outside under the canopy on the SE lawn of the library.

More
03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12 (Creative Mode)

Minecraft for children ages 8-12 (Creative Mode)

Come explore the Minecraft World. For children age 8-12.  Space is limited. Pre-register by calling the children's desk starting the Monday before the event. 801-852-6682.

Thursday play is in Creative Mode, which is ideal for beginners. 

More
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06:00 PM PCL Minecraft Club

PCL Minecraft Club

For Teens Ages 12-18

Come explore the Minecraft World! For teens ages 12-18. Players of all levels welcome.

More
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06:30 PM Cuentos (Spanish Story Time)

Cuentos (Spanish Story Time)

Songs, stories, and a puppet show in Spanish for families. Música, cuentos, y actividades para los niños y sus padres o encargados.

More
06:30 PM Film Screening: The Straight Story

Film Screening: The Straight Story

An old man makes a long journey by tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

1999, G

Location: The Attic (4th Floor, Academy Building)
Contact: Erika Hill 801 852 7685

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10:00 AM Make and Take Crafts

Make and Take Crafts

Free crafts for children ages 0 - 12. Families must have a Provo City Library card or registered Orem Library card to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

More
12:00 PM Canopy Capers

Canopy Capers

Bring your lunch and listen to stories outside under the canopy on the SE lawn of the library.

More
07:00 PM Your 21st Century Home

Your 21st Century Home

Learn It @ Your Library

Get ideas on how to use technology around your home.
Learn about apps that will help you save time and become more organized.         
Hear about new technologies and their practical uses.

Contact: 801 852 6661

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03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Come play Minecraft! Children must preregister by calling 801-852-6682 the Monday preceding the Wednesday program.

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05:30 PM Teen Read In

Teen Read In

Teens, get the last of your books read before the end of Summer Reading! Read and play games. Bring snacks and something to sit on.

Contact: 801 852 6661

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06:00 PM PCL Minecraft Club

PCL Minecraft Club

For Teens Ages 12-18

Come explore the Minecraft World! For teens ages 12-18. Players of all levels welcome.

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06:30 PM Film Screening: The Muppet Movie

Film Screening: The Muppet Movie

Kermit and the gang trek across America to make it big in Hollywood. Who will try to stop them?

1979, G

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07:00 PM Teen & Adult Summer Reading Grand Prize Drawing

Teen & Adult Summer Reading Grand Prize Drawing

• Treats
• Door prizes
• A book based trivia game with audience participation
• And the Teen and Adult Grand Prize Drawings!

The whole family is welcome. Ages 12 and up are eligible for door prizes. Must be present to win door prizes.

Location: Ballroom
Contact: 801 852 6661
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03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Minecraft for children ages 8-12

Come play Minecraft! Children must preregister by calling 801-852-6682 the Monday preceding the Wednesday program.

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03:00 PM Minecraft for children ages 8-12 (Creative Mode)

Minecraft for children ages 8-12 (Creative Mode)

Come explore the Minecraft World. For children age 8-12.  Space is limited. Pre-register by calling the children's desk starting the Monday before the event. 801-852-6682.

Thursday play is in Creative Mode, which is ideal for beginners. 

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08:30 PM End of Summer Reading Party

End of Summer Reading Party

Children's Summer Reading

  • Date: 07/31/2014 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Location: Provo Recreation Center Outdoor Pool
    450 W 500 N
    Provo, Utah 84601

Exclusive pool party for those who finish the Summer Reading Program. Swimming and treats at the Provo Recreation Center Outdoor Pool. 

Tickets required; to receive you ticket, turn in your completed Summer Reading Log at the Children's Desk from July 28 - 30. 

Contact: Carla Morris  801 852 6672

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