It is that time again – the Utah State Fair is almost here. I love the fair it just reminds me when I was a small child my parent use to take me and I have so many fond memories. |
Mark your calendars for September 5th – September 15 they have lots of fun activities this year and special pricing for families and advance purchase of Fair Gate Admission. The opening day special is only $5.00
Lots of entertainment, kids’ activities and exhibitions are sure to please everyone in the family. If you want to plan your day check out the daily schedule they have online.
Nine years after the pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, they held their first state fair in October of 1856 then called the “Deseret Fair”. Although the exhibits were described as meager, the public showed keen interest and eagerly sought space to display some of the finest products from their own homes, shops, and fields.
Until the current Fairpark location was acquired, finding a home for the fair always presented a problem. The first fairs were held in several locations including the Deseret Store and Tithing Office where Hotel Utah now renamed The Joseph Smith Buiding was constructed, a site on State Street at 200 South known as “Market Row”, 100 South and West Temple, and the “Tenth Ward Square”, where Trolley Square now stands. More…
And as usual if visiting don’t forget to checkout our beautiful condos – each one unique and fully stocked with everything you will need to make your stay here fantastic!
As a last minute booking Gayleen was extremely helpful and professional. Thanks so much for a wonderful stay and we look forward to using WFSA in the near future. Thanks Again.- James Vesper and Family - Sydney, Australia