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 >>

  • Bike Prom couple-on-bikes-2 Dress up for a bike ride through Provo followed by a dance at the Recreation Center. More >>

  • Triathlon - Race Against the Mayor people-on-exercise-bikes Come join us in a morning triathlon as an individual or team that is sure to be fun for both the serious and beginner athlete! And the best part, you'll be competing against the Mayor! More >>

  • Utah Lake Festival lake-boy-fishing Come enjoy the annual Utah Lake Festival with free fishing, games, boat rides, crafts, animal encounters and more! More >>

  • Movies in the Park movie-in-the-park Come enjoy a big screen movie in the great outdoors! 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.

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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07:30 AM Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day

If you have been looking for a good reason to park your car and take your bike to work – this is it. Grab your family, friends, and neighbors, pedal on over to the Historic County Courthouse, and join in all the cycling festivities. The first 25 participants will receive a free helmet – so get there early!

The activities include:

  • Fun Bike Ride (Starts at 8:00 am sharp)
  • Drawing for a free bike & other prizes
  • Free food
  • Free bike swag
  • Free bike tune-ups
  • and much more!
07:00 PM Learn It @ Your Library: Backyard Poultry

Learn It @ Your Library: Backyard Poultry

Come join the USU Extension
Poultry Specialist in learning more
about caring for healthy backyard
The Attic Book
07:00 PM The Attic Book Club: How to Be an Explorer of the World by Keri Smith

The Attic Book Club: How to Be an Explorer of the World by Keri Smith

To accompany the Homegrown
Art Show, the Attic Book Club will
read and discuss Keri Smith’s How
to be an Explorer of the World;
as this is a participatory book, all
ages are invited to experiment
with the book’s prompts and share
their findings.
Participants in the Attic Book
Club receive a free copy of the
book club selection (one per
household). Register by visiting
the Attic Desk or by calling 801-
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07:00 PM Children's Book Festival Keynote Address by Katerine Applegate

Children's Book Festival Keynote Address by Katerine Applegate

This year’s featured guest at Children’s
Book Festival will be Katherine
Applegate, author of The One and
Only Ivan, The Animorphs series, and
more. Free tickets for the keynote
address will be available beginning
April 25 at 9:00 AM at the Children’s
*Tickets required
11:00 AM Children's Book Festival

Children's Book Festival

Join us under the big top for free books, crafts, games, balloon animals, a chance to meet author Katherine Applegate, and more! This event is free; no tickets required.

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07:00 PM Best Books of 2014

Best Books of 2014

Wondering what to read next?
Our expert staff will review the
best children’s, young adult, and
adult books published during 2014.
Refreshments will be provided.
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10:00 AM Memorial Day Service

Memorial Day Service

The community is invited to attend Provo City’s annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 25 at 10:00 am at the Provo City Cemetery (610 S. State Street) in honor of all the servicemen and women who have fought and sacrificed for our country throughout our Nation’s history.

The service will include musical numbers by the Timpview High School Band, the Pledge of Allegiance lead by Miss Provo Malissa Richardson and her attendants, and the Nation Anthem performed by Skyler Mann. There will be a Wreath-Laying Ceremony by  Vietnam Veterans - First Sergeant Tim Matthews and Command Sergeant Randy Edwards.

A special presentation on the Vietnam 50th Anniversary will be made by Andrew Wilson and the keynote speaker for the Memorial Day Service will be Colonel Andrew Wood. The program will conclude with a 21-gun salute by Metro SWAT and the “Taps” bugle call by Timpview High School Band. Active duty and Veterans are encouraged to wear uniforms.

In the case of inclement weather, the service will move to the Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street.

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09:00 AM Summer Reading Program Kickoff and Book Sale

Summer Reading Program Kickoff and Book Sale

Join us as we welcome beloved
authors Maggie Stiefvater and
Jackson Pearce for the release
of their brand new middle grade
novel, Pip Bartlett’s Guide to
Magical Creatures.
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