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July 2021 Events and Things to Do in Davis

Summer fun continues in July with a never-ending list of things to do in Davis! From farmer’s markets to summer concerts and Pioneer Day celebrations, you’ll have ultimate fun with your family and friends in Davis.

 

Events

Farmington Festival Days

Farmington Festival Days includes family-friendly activities like sports tournaments, 5k/10k races, car show, farmers market, food trucks, fireworks, and more! Learn more.

When: July 6-10, 2021

Where: Various locations in Farmington, including Regional Park, Farmington Gymnasium, City Hall, and Forbush Park

 

2021 Bountiful Farmers Market

Come and support local farmers, food artisans, bakers, and artists. The Bountiful Farmer’s Market will run every Thursday from 3 pm until dusk, weather permitting. Learn more.

When: Every Thursday night from June 10-October 7, 2021

3 pm until dusk, weather permitting.

Where: Bountiful Town Square

100 S 100 East, Bountiful, UT 84010

 

2021 USU Botanical Center Farmers Market

The Farmers Market is a great addition to the educational and recreational experiences the USU Botanical Center provides. We are excited about the opportunities to host the Farmers Market to enrich the lives of people in surrounding communities and support local growers, gourmet food producers, and artisans. Learn more.

When: Every Thursday night from July 8-September 16

5 – 8 p.m. or dusk (whichever comes first)

Where: USU Botanical Center

875 South 50 West in Kaysville

 

Layton FEST

Layton FEST is an open air market that brings together the best of Layton City and Northern Utah. Each Friday night we bring farmers, entertainment, shopping, and food trucks together in one beautiful location, Layton City’s Commons Park. Layton FEST will be held each Friday Night from 5:30 pm- Dusk, July 9th through August 27th. Learn more.

When: Every Friday night from July 9-August 27

Where: Layton Commons Park

437 N Wasatch Dr, Layton, UT 84041

 

2021 South Davis Handcart Days Race

Join the South Davis Rec Center for their beloved Handcart Days Race! Race options include a half marathon, 5k, and youth 1k. All routes are mostly flat, making it a great race for runners and families of all skill levels. Learn more.

When: July 24, 2021

Handcart Half – 6:00 AM
Frontier 5K – 7:00 AM
Pioneer Pete 1K – 7:45 AM

Where: South Davis Recreational Center

550 North 200 West, Bountiful, UT 84010

 

2021 Bountiful Handcart Days Fireworks

The Handcart Days firework show will be provided by Bountiful City on July 24th, 2021 at dusk (around 9:30 PM) at Mueller Park Junior High. The grand parade, park activities, and concerts have been canceled for 2021. Learn more.

When: July 24, 9:30 pm

Where: Mueller Park Junior High

955 E 1800 S, Bountiful, UT 84010

 

2021 Layton Pioneer Days Events

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Taste of the Town
Come sample some of Davis County’s fabulous fare! This is a family-friendly and affordable way to taste your way around favorite local restaurants in a festive outdoor setting.

Location: Layton Commons Park
Cost: Free Admission, $1 food tickets

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Riders in the Sky
This is the Grammy award-winning band that brings us the Cowboy Way, Woody’s Roundup, and Monsters Inc. Pull up a chair for the entire family to enjoy the greatest cowboy music in the world. Seats fill up fast and are available on a first-come first serve basis.

Gates open at 6 PM
Location: Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater, 403 North Wasatch Drive
Cost: FREE

Learn more.

 

5th Annual Layton Electric Light Parade

Come join in the fun and decorate yourself, bike, scooter, stroller, etc. for the 5th annual Electric Light Parade. The Party Zone will return again this year along with food trucks and music, so be sure to follow the parade to Layton Commons Park. Electric Light Parade will start at the corner of Gentile and Wasatch Drive and head north, ending in Layton Commons Park at Constitution Circle. Learn more.

When: July 24, 10:00 pm

Where: Layton Commons Park

437 N Wasatch Dr, Layton, UT 84041

 

 

Performances/Entertainment

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Presented by CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

What do hopeful lovers, fairies, and actors all have to do with each other? Not much, unless they all share the same forest on the same night – then it becomes a night of dazzling mischief in the beloved William Shakespeare classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Please note: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre is no longer socially distancing seating but masks are still mandatory. Visit their website for additional safety measures.

Dates & times:  

June 18- July 10, 2021

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Mondays at 7:00  p.m. 

Tickets: Order online at CPTUtah.org or call 801.298.1302

Location: 525 N 400 W, Centerville 

 

Newsies Presented by CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

It’s no wonder this musical took home the Tony Award for Best Music and Best Choreography as it is filled with brilliant songs and newsboys dancing up a storm. Disney’s Newsies is based on the true story of the famed News Boys strike of 1899, it is both extraordinary and endearing and will most definitely have you singing along and cheering for these charming underdogs. Please note: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre is no longer socially distancing seating but masks are still mandatory. Visit their website for additional safety measures.

Dates & times:  

June 18- July 19, 2021

Monday – Saturday at 7:30  p.m.

Saturday matinees at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets: Order online at CPTUtah.org or call 801.298.1302

Location: 525 N 400 W, Centerville

 

Lew’s Senior Sing-A-Long Presented by Bountiful Davis Arts Center

All ages welcome to this FREE COMMUNITY EVENT, but especially ages 55+ are encouraged. Each year, Lew invites seniors to join musicians and singers as they turn back the clock in this fun sing-a-long program. Every week features new instruments and a new program of songs the audience grew up humming. Lew also teaches the group about music in a fun and interactive setting. Learn more.

When: Every Thursday in July from 1:30-3:00 pm

Where: Bountiful Davis Ars Center

 

Sound of Music Presented by Hopebox Theatre

The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, follows an ebullient postulate who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain Von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, Maria and the entire Von Trapp family must make a moral decision. Learn More.

Dates & times:  July 9-23, 8:00 pm

Tickets: Purchase online at https://www.hopeboxtheatre.com/tickets

Location: Syracuse Arts Academy

2893 West 1700 South, Syracuse, UT 84075

 

Davis Arts Council Free Friday Film Festival

Davis Arts Council Experience Gifts

The Free Friday Film Series, presented by Davis Arts Council, occurs every Friday night from June through August. Bring your friends and family to The Kenley Amphitheater in Layton at 6:30 PM for a pre-movie activity and then enjoy the movie starting at 7:30 PM. Movies will play until approximately 9:00 PM.

July Schedule:

July 9: Jurassic Park

July 16: A Wrinkle in Time

July 23: High School Musical

June 30: Sister Act

See full event list

 

Summer Nights with the Stars: The Barefoot Movement

Heartfelt, energetic, and down-home, The Barefoot Movement is heralded as one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene. With crowds teeming with enthusiasm at every performance, and new fans joining the fold across the nation, the word is surely spreading and the message is clear: barefoot is better. Learn more

Tickets: $10-$20. Buy Tickets
When: July 7, 8:00-10:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Summer Nights with the Stars: Marie Osmond

Utah native and favorite, Marie Osmond, is gracing the stage at The Kenley Amphitheater for the very first time! Marie has spent 5 iconic decades in the entertainment business performing as a successful singer, television performer, and talk show host, dancer, actor, author, entrepreneur, and public speaker. Do not miss this one-night-only show! Learn more

Tickets: $60-90. Buy Tickets
When: July 10, 8:00-10:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Free Sunday Night Concert: Ballet Folklórico de las Américas

It is the oldest Latin American folk dancing group in the state of Utah with dancers from many Latin American countries and the United States.  It started in 1979 so this year is its 42nd Anniversary.  This group has been sponsored by the Centro Cívico Mexicano for 40 years. The purpose of the group is to represent the Latin American heritage and culture through music and dance while promoting unity, love, and friendship. Learn more

When: July 11, 7:00-8:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Summer Nights with the Stars: The Greatest Piano Men: Billy, Ray, Elton, Stevie & More

THE GREATEST PIANO MEN, the electrifying production celebrates the world’s greatest pianists and entertainers. With a seven-piece band and three pianos, The Greatest Piano Men celebrate the hits Elton John, Billy Joel, Ray Charles, Carole King, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, and many more! Learn more

Tickets: $15-35. Buy Tickets
When: July 17, 8:00-10:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Free Sunday Night Concert: Jay Warren Trio

The JAY WARREN TRIO specializes in soft background music with some serious soul. Jay is a sought-after R&B artist based in Salt Lake City, Utah and performs his original music all over the nation. His recent album, Give Love became the first Utah album to hit #1 on the iTunes R&B chart, going to head-to-head with Alicia Keys and Bryson Tiller. Learn more

When: July 18, 7:00-8:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Summer Nights with the Stars: Sons of Serendip

Back by popular demand, this billboard charting quartet Sons of Serendip will once again perform in Layton! After headlining our 2019 DAC the Halls event, the boys are back with their ethereal and emotionally stirring interpretations of pop music, arranged with a unique blend of vocals, harp, piano, and cello. Learn more

Tickets: $10-25. Buy Tickets
When: July 21, 8:00-10:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Free Sunday Night Concert: Joshua Creek

Known for their story songs and soaring vocals, Joshua Creek has released 7 CDs since 2005. Their song, “What Kinda Car,” hit No 1. on the Christian-Country charts in the south, and their songs “I Love You Son,” “Promise You’ll Stay” and others are heard on Sunday radio shows in the Rocky Mountain area. Pearl Award winners for songwriters of the year, Joshua Creek is known for leaving audiences both laughing and crying with their own brand of storytelling. Learn more

When: July 25, 7:00-8:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

Shrek Jr. Presented by On Pitch Performing Arts

Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek. One day, Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits who have been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wisecracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task — if he rescues feisty princess Fiona, his swamp will be righted. Shrek tries to win Fiona’s love and vanquish Lord Farquaad, but a fairytale wouldn’t be complete without a few twists and turns along the way.

When: July 29-August 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Tickets: Order online

Where: On Pitch Performing Arts Center, Layton

For tickets, COVID-19 mask policies, and more information, visit OPPA’s website

 

Summer Nights with the Stars: Jeff Allen

Dry Bar comedian, Jeff Allen’s rapid-fire humor centering on marriage and family is a hit with all ages! A live comedy favorite, Jeff has appeared on Showtime, Comedy Central, VH1, and more. At times both gut-wrenching and hilarious, Jeff’s one-man show, The America I Grew Up In, offers a unique glimpse into his crazy world. Learn more

Tickets: $15-35. Buy Tickets
When: July 31, 8:00-10:00 pm
Where: Kenley Amphitheater, Layton

 

 

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