Events in Provo City

  • Science Palooza SciencePalooza-6 Come explore astronomy at the Provo Recreation Center's annual Science Palooza. More >>

  • Provo Recreation Fit Summit pump-class This conference will give you a sampling of all the different fitness classes the Provo Recreation Center has to offer. 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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October 2015

Oct 2015

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07:00 PM AuthorLink: TombQuest with Michael Northrop

AuthorLink: TombQuest with Michael Northrop

Come and meet Michael Northrop, author of Scholastic’s new multi-platform adventure, TombQuest! Find out about this fun new series and create Egypt-themed crafts—if you dare!
07:00 PM AuthorLink with Jennifer Jenkins

AuthorLink with Jennifer Jenkins

Jennifer Jenkins is an author and co-founder of Teen Author Boot Camp; join her for the release of her new book, Nameless
07:00 PM Learn It: Provo's Two Tabernacles

Learn It: Provo's Two Tabernacles

Provo’s two tabernacles stood at the literal and symbolic center of Provo. The LDS Church History Department and the BYU Office of Public Archaeology excavated the Tabernacle block in 2011 and 2012.Ryan Saltzgiver, an archaeologist involved in the excavation project, will share insight into the earliest period of the history of Provo and discuss the meaning and symbolism behind the two Provo Tabernacles using archaeological evidence and documentary history.
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07:00 PM Learn It: Revitalize Your Relationship- For Couples

Learn It: Revitalize Your Relationship- For Couples

Nevin Alderman, clinical director of Renew Relationship Counselling, will present a mini-workshop for couples (dating or married) meant to promote relational connection and strength in couples. This workshop will focus on creating enduring love, specifically on how happy couples stay in love and how unhappy couples renew their love.
07:00 PM Fall Folktale Fun

Fall Folktale Fun

It’s fall and time for telling stories! Come learn more about folktales in disguise. You’ll see stories read, hear stories told, and dress your stories up as a performance in this folktale workshop presented by the Covey Center for the Arts and their fall production of one of America’s favorite folktales, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
07:00 PM AuthorLink with Julie Rowse

AuthorLink with Julie Rowse

Julie Rowse is the author of the memoir, Lies Jane Austen Told Me. She will be at the library to talk about and sign copies of the book.  
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07:00 PM Cantorum Chamber Choir

Cantorum Chamber Choir

Cantorum Chamber Choir and special guests The Consortium Men’s Ensemble will present a concert titled “Canticum Novum: A New Song.”
07:00 PM AuthorLink with Brooke Arnold

AuthorLink with Brooke Arnold

Come and hear author and scientist Brooke Arnold talk about chemistry and supervillains in her new book, Elements of Evil. There will be science experiments, contests, and prizes at this all-ages event!   
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11:00 AM Teen Book Fest with Rick Yancey

Teen Book Fest with Rick Yancey

Only the strongest survive at this year’s Teen Book Fest with bestselling author Rick Yancey! Meet Yancey, participate in activities and games, and get a free book! 
LIMITED tickets will be available Saturday, October 10 to Provo City Library cardholders at the First Floor Reference Desk. Any remaining tickets will be released to the general public on October 17.
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07:00 PM Learn It: Provo's Two Temples

Learn It: Provo's Two Temples

Provo is home to two temples—one built from the ground up, the other born like a phoenix from the ashes of a beloved historic building destroyed by fire. BYU professor Richard O. Cowan, co-author of the book Provo’s Two Temples will tell their fascinating stories.
07:00 PM Mother/Daughter Book Club

Mother/Daughter Book Club

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
07:00 PM Mother/Son Book Club

Mother/Son Book Club

The Trolls by Polly Horvath
06:30 PM Toil & Trouble Teen Movie Night

Toil & Trouble Teen Movie Night

We are going to have a spook-tacular time at our Halloween-themed movie night! Come and watch Max and Dani take on the Sanderson Witches in Disney’s classic Hocus Pocus. We’ll play ghoulish games and make crafts while we watch the movie, and of course there will be plenty of candy!
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05:00 PM Halloween Carnival

Halloween Carnival

Saturday, October 31, 5:00-10:00PM
$5/adults, $4/youth (3-17)

Join other ghosts, super heroes, witches, and princesses at the Recreation Center for a chance to wander the Wonderland Cake Walk, take a shot at Angry Birds, create some autumn crafts, and dozens of other activities.

Entertainment, crafts, and character meet-and-greets will give every member of the family something to enjoy.
For older and braver ghouls, journey through the zombie graveyard, haunted asylum, and clown hallway in the Haunted House of Horrors. This portion of the event is best for adults and youth over age 10.