Discover Davis in August 2022: Events and Things to do

by Discover Davis

Summer may be winding down, but we are determined to get every last bit of summer out as we can. There is still plenty to do before school starts up again – free movie nights on Fridays, free outdoor concerts, the PGA Korn Ferry Tour Utah Championship, and even some back-to-school shopping at Station Park!

PGA Korn Ferry Tour: Utah Championship

Where: Oakridge Country Club

When: August 4 – August 7

FREE for Davis County residents!

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Kaleb Austin – Free Concert in the Park

Santorini’s Greek Grill presents this FREE concert in the park so don’t miss your chance to see country legend Kaleb Austin!

Where: Forbush Park | Map

When: August 1 | 7:00 pm


Bountiful Main Street Sidewalk Sales

Shopping on Main Street

“Once a year, the sidewalks are filled with tables and tents for Bountiful Main Street’s Annual Sidewalk Sales. Shoppers come to experience the three-day savings extravaganza, which begins on a Thursday and runs through the evening on Saturday. A long-standing tradition in Bountiful, there’s no better way to see the best of what our shops have to offer. Join us on Main Street – enjoy a stroll and visit our eclectic shops. You might even find a new favorite!”

Where: Bountiful Main Street

When: August 4 – August 6 | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm


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Silent Film Festival

Join the music teachers from Davis County and 200 of their talented students for the 4th Annual Utah Silent Film Celebration. Musicians will perform live music to accompany classic, humorous silent films starring luminaries like Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. Ten films will be shown throughout the day.

Where: Megaplex Theatres at Legacy Crossing, Centerville

When: August 6 | 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Antelope Island Spider Festival

Where: Antelope Island

When: August 6 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Quilts & Quartets

A free, public celebration of quilts and string quartets nestled among the trees and shrubs of the lovely Varga Arboretum. Quilts and other items will be available at the silent auction and funds will support the gardens at the USU Botanical Center.

Where: USU Botanical Center Arboretum

When: August 9 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Art Exhibits at the BDAC

On View: July 29 – September 10 | Opening Reception: July 29 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Urban Pop

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YOU/ME/US

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Rituals of Decay

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Excess

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Forgetting Lyric

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Free Friday Night Film Series

Davis Arts Council movies in the park

Where: Ed Kenley Amphitheater

When: Fridays | 7:00 pm

Schedule:

  • August 5 | Sing 2
  • August 12 | While You Were Sleeping
  • August 19 | Where The Wild Things Are
  • August 26 | Jurassic World

Bountiful City: Music in the Park Concert Series

Where: Bountiful City Park | Map

When: Fridays | 7:00 pm

Performances:

  • August 5 | Peter Breinholt (Contemporary)
  • August 12 | Music City Groove (Pop/Contemporary)
  • August 19 | Eric Dodge (Country)
  • August 26 | What’s Going On (Motown/R&B Cover)

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Station Park: Rock the Park Concert Series

Where: Fountain Square | Map

When: Thursdays | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Performances:

  • August 4 | Feed the Kitty
  • August 11 | Relic & The Millennials (Top 40 Hits)
  • August 18 | UPTOWN FUNK – Bruno Mars Tribute
  • August 25 | WANTED – Bon Jovi Tribute

Read more about these bands here.


Summer Night Concert Series

Where: Ed Kenley Amphitheater

When: Sundays | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Performances:

  • August 7 | Sugartime
  • August 14 | Kate Macleod
  • August 21 | Code Blue Revival
  • August 28 | Flamingo

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Layton F.E.S.T.

Layton FEST is an open-air market that brings together the best of Layton City and Northern Utah. Each Friday night, farmers, entertainment, shopping, and food trucks gather together in one beautiful location: Layton City’s Commons Park. There is a movie that starts at 7:30 pm at the Kenley Amphitheater.

Where: Layton Commons Park

When: Fridays | 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm


August 5

  • Entertainment: Amber Shae & Death by Stereo
  • Movie: Sing 2

August 12

  • Entertainment: Legacy Irish Dance & No Clear Ending
  • Movie: While You Were Sleeping

August 19

  • Entertainment: Mars Highway
  • Movie: Where the Wild Things Are

August 26

  • Entertainment: The Waldron Brothers
  • Movie: Jurassic World


Shows & Plays

Where: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

When: August 5 – September 3

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Where: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

When: July 29 – August 20

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Where: Hopebox Theatre

When: August 12 – August 27

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Where: On Pitch Performing Arts!

When: August 11 – August 20

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Farmer’s Markets

Bountiful Farmer’s Market

Thursdays | 4:00 pm – Dusk

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USU Botanical Center Farmer’s Market

Thursdays | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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North Salt Lake Vendor Fair

Mondays | 4:00 pm – Dusk

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Want to find other ways to play in Davis? See below for ways to #discoverdavis outdoors and indoors!

Discover our Great Outdoors

  • Hiking

    With over 500 miles of paved and unpaved trails, there’s a hike in Davis for every skill level. Be sure to check trail conditions prior to heading out on mountain trails. Check out our favorite hikes here.  If you’re hitting the trail, download our Wander map to find trails near you!

  • Biking

    Our impressive trail system here in Davis has great routes for leisure biking or mountain biking, check out our favorites here.

  • Golfing

    Davis is home to 10 beautiful golf courses — nine public golf courses and one private country club. Each course has beautiful views of the Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Mountains, and several are highly ranked in Utah and in national golf publications. Check them out here.

  • Frolfing

    With at least half a dozen disc golf courses in Davis, it’s a great opportunity to get outside and try something new. Check out the courses at Freedom Hills Park in Centerville and Davis Technical College to get started.

  • Bountiful Town Square

    Whether you’re experiencing Dave in the winter or the warmer months, Bountiful’s Town Square has the Bountiful Ice Ribbon in the winter which then becomes a path for roller skating and blading, walking and strollers in the spring. Reservations will not be required, but check with the South Davis Rec Center for opening dates after the ice rink closes for the season. Stay and shop or grab a bite to eat on Bountiful’s Main Street. (Photo: Roger Tuttle)

  • Antelope Island

    Discover guided e-biking and horseback riding tours, hike, camp, or get in that salty water.  Antelope Island State Park has numerous fun activities!

  • Birding

    Take a trip to the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve or the Farmington Bay WMA/Eccles Wildlife Education Center to discover the magic of the Great Salt Lake wetlands and ecosystems, which includes fantastic birding opportunities (our area gets 4 million feathered visitors each year)!

  • Lagoon Amusement Park

    Lagoon Amusement Park is Utah’s only amusement park.  Depending on when you are visiting, Lagoon has a generous operating season from late March through Halloween in October.  Visit and discover the magic that awaits you in Lagoon, Lagoon-A-Beach, and Pioneer Village.

    Discover our Great Indoors

    • Enjoy the Theatre

      We’ve got lots of incredible theatres and productions in Davis this year in 2022, check them out at the: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, Hopebox Theatre, and On Pitch Performing Arts! (OPPA)

    • Experience Station Park

      Visiting Station Park is more than just stores – it’s an experience in itself! This open-air shopping center features more than 100 shops and restaurants, from nationally branded to locally owned. A great place to spend the day outdoors, with something for everyone in the family. Be sure to watch the beautiful fountain show, designed by the same hydro-engineering wizards who built the famed Bellagio fountain in Las Vegas.

    • Shopping

      Don’t forget to check out Bountiful’s Historic Main Street and Layton Hills Mall if you’re in the mood to shop and eat!

    • Amusement Centers

      Check out our other fun amusement centers!

    • Seaquest Interactive Aquarium