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It's the perfect weekend to get out and enjoy some family fun in Utah!

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Posted at 5:55 AM, Sep 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-23 11:52:27-04

SALT LAKE CITY — It'll be a beautiful weekend in Utah and if you still need weekend plans, we've got a list of fun events for the whole family!

Fee Free Day at National Parks

  • Get into one of Utah's "fabulous five" National Parks for free as the National Parks Service celebrates National Public Lands Day.

FanX Salt Lake

  • One of the most popular conventions in Utah and the largest comic convention in North America per capita, FanX 2022 will be at the Salt Palace Convention Center from September 22-24. Attendees can expect mystical costumes, photo ops, panels and more!

Afro Utah Festival

  • A cultural event that celebrates pride and heritage while promoting diversity inclusion and equity for African Americans, Black Immigrants and people of Afro descent in Utah. Happening on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Gallivan Center - tickets are required. Organizers of the event visited Good Day Utah to share what it's all about and perform a special dance!
Utahns celebrating Afro Festival this weekend!

Changa Chait Kite Flying Festival

  • The Nepalese Association of Utah celebrates culture and fun with an outdoor festival for the whole family! This free event is happening on September 24 from noon to 5 p.m. at the 11th Avenue Park. Attendees will be able to fly available kites in the field or bring their own. Organizers joined FOX 13 News of Good Day Utah to talk about the importance of the event and show off some kites!
Head out to Changa Chait Kite Festival this weekend in Salt Lake City!


  • Celebrate pets or adopt a new one at a free dog-friendly event! Local pet product vendors, a pet psychic, "tattoos" for pets, food trucks and other activities for pets and their owners. Event happening Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wheeler Historic Farm in Murray.
Petapalooza in Utah will be a 'dog-gone' great time!

Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off

  • Monstrous-sized pumpkins will be front and center at this event celebrating 33 years of giant pumpkin growing in Utah. The event is happening at HeeHaw Farms in Pleasant Grove and while check-in starts at 9 a.m., the weigh-off will begin at noon.

Final Oktoberfest of the season (Snowbasin)

  • If you haven't gotten the chance to head to Snowbasin for the Oktoberfest celebration, the last day to enjoy the festivities is Sunday, September 25! Enjoy live music, traditional German activities, local brews and delicious food. Fun for the whole family guaranteed!

Bike Prom 2022

  • Starting at Liberty Park and ending at a party the The Front Climbing Gym, bike prom is a family-friendly event and an opportunity for you to dance and eat the night away. Tickets required.

Glendale Park Celebration

  • Salt Lake City departments are celebrating the completion of improvements to Glendale Park and the installation of a an interactive public art project with a night of live performances, snacks and family fun.

National Hunting and Fishing Day

  • If you have a current hunting, fishing or combination license, you can visit one of the two public shooting ranges run by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and shoot for free on Saturday. The event commemorates National Hunting and Fishing Day across the country.

Frida Fiesta

  • Celebrate the legacy of Frida Kahlo at The Gateway with drinks and delicious food. Event happening from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday.

Camp Kearns Museum for a Day

  • For one day only, walk through a museum of the history of Camp Kearns that has almost been lost forever. Happening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Element Event Center on Saturday.