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 >>

  • Christmas Market couple-drinking-hot-chocolate Visit Provo's third annual Christmas Market, downtown on Center Street. More >>

  • Lights On Ceremony girl-holding-red-ornament Come watch Santa turn on the holiday lights. More >>

  • New Year's Eve family-watching-fireworks Celebrate COUNTDOWN in Hollywood at the Provo Recreation Center. 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 Help Me Grow!

Help Me Grow!

Join us for open playtime! Sponsored by Help Me Grow Utah, come learn about your child's milestones through a free developmental screening while you play with provided toys. 
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07:00 PM Author Link with Kenneth Oppel

Author Link with Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel is the best-selling author of numerous books for young readers, including the SILVERWING trilogy, AIRBORN, and THE NEST. Join him for a reading and book signing. 
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06:30 PM Teen Volunteer Board Meeting

Teen Volunteer Board Meeting

Come gain valuable experience for job resumes and college applications while helping your library! Pick up a Teen Volunteer Board application from the First Floor Reference Desk and bring it to your first meeting. Teens will help librarians prep for upcoming teen programs - it's fun, and we'll have some treats on hand!
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07:00 PM Children's Book Festival with David Wiesner

Children's Book Festival with David Wiesner

Keynote Address and Book Signing

Acclaimed picture book creator David Wiesner will be the featured guest at this year's Children's Book Festival: we are delighted to welcome him to Provo! His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have won numerous awards world wide. Three of the picture books he both wrote and illustrated (TUESDAY, THE THREE PIGS, and FLOTSAM) have won the prestigious Caldecott Medal, making him only the second person to ever win three times. 

For ages 8 and up; free tickets for the keynote address will be available beginning Saturday, April 23 at the Provo City Library's Children's Desk. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of the BYU Store. 

For more information about David Wiesner and the other events of this Festival, please visit our website

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11:00 AM Children's Book Festival with David Wiesner

Children's Book Festival with David Wiesner

Children's Activities and Book Signing

Author and illustrator David Wiesner will be the featured guest at this year's Children's Book Festival: we are delighted to welcome him to Provo!

 

Children's Activities

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Third Floor Academy Wing

Join us in a world of imagination with activities, crafts, and more! Book giveaway to children while supplies last.

 

 Meet David Wiesner & Book Signing

12:00 - 2:00 PM | Ballroom

Meet David Wiesner, winner of three Caldecott Medals and one of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed picture book creators in the world. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of the BYU store.

 

For more information about David Wiesner and the other events of this Festival, please visit our website

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07:00 PM Learn It: Healthy Habits

Learn It: Healthy Habits

Learn how to...

  • increase your energy and boost your metabolism
  • balance your blood sugar through food and healthy habits
  • make healthy eating and weight loss simple
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07:00 PM Taking a Humble Pig from Page to Stage

Taking a Humble Pig from Page to Stage

From the BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts: Charlotte's Web

Interact with the actors playing Charlotte, Wilbur, and Fern as they show how Charlotte's Webb goes from novel story to play script to stage performance.
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04:00 PM Playing in the Barnyard with Charlotte's Web

Playing in the Barnyard with Charlotte's Web

From the BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts: Charlotte's Web

An interactive workshop with theatre artists about this production of Charlotte's Web and accepting friends in all their differences. 
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07:00 PM Learn It: Yoga for Writers

Learn It: Yoga for Writers

This workshop teaches practical, engaging yoga techniques that improve healthy, open the mind, manage stress, and cultivate creativity. It's part relaxing yoga class, part thrilling writing workshop. No previous yoga experience necessary.

  • Easy yoga poses to get the body moving
  • Practical meditation to inspire the mind
  • Unique writing exercises to put ideas on paper
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10:00 AM Homegrown Amateur Art Show Closes

Homegrown Amateur Art Show Closes

Today is the last day to visit see our Homegrown Art Show! Open only to Provo residents, this diverse show consists of art works in a variety of media from amateur artists of all ages.

 

Attic Hours:

Monday - Friday: 5:00-8:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00-6:00 PM

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