Fiesta Days a “good time” to celebrate

Fiesta Days 2016 - Photo by Steve Gray
Fiesta Days 2016 - Photo by Steve Gray

Spanish Fork will hold its annual Fiesta Days celebration July 12-27. The celebration name pays homage to the Spanish friars who came explored the area on their way to California in the late 1700s. This year’s theme is, “Celebrate Good Times.”

Fiesta Days is 2 weeks packed full of fun activities to fit every interest. The events kick-off with a one-of-a-kind Pyromusical at 6 p.m. on July 12. The fireworks, perfectly timed with the musical soundtrack, create a stunning work of art in the sky.

Sports enthusiast can participate in tournaments held throughout the week including softball, kickball, golf, tennis and spikeball. The Speedy Spaniard Road Race 10K and Mile Run provide fun for all ages.

Spanish Fork Community Theater will present the crowd-pleasing “Disney’s Beauty and Beast” July 18-27. Performances will be held at Spanish Fork High School, 99 N. 300 W. Purchase tickets online at sfcitytix.com.

The Fiesta Days Rodeo is always a crowd pleaser. Rodeo nights are July 22-24. Fireworks will follow the show on Pioneer Day, July 24.

Families won’t want to miss the Children’s Parade and Children’s Day activities on July 20 and Family Night in the Park on July 22.

Crafts, Vendors, and Live entertainment will be available in the park on most days. The Daughters of Utah Pioneers will be giving museum tours for those who want to learn more about Spanish Fork’s storied history. For a full list of events and location details, visit www.spanishfork.org.