It’s officially summer, which means it’s time to get outside and soak up some sun.
Looking for a way to celebrate the start of the season? Check out these fun summer events happening around the Ogden area.
What: Celebrate National Eat at a Food Truck Day by eating at a food truck. Food trucks on site will be Taste of Louisiana, The Matterhorn, Sauce BossMassimo's Pizza, Thieps EatsComfort Bowl, Blake's Gourmet, Donut Kabobs and Bandera Brisket
When and where: 5 - 9 p.m. Friday, June 23, Bountiful City Hall, 790 S. 100 East, Bountiful
What: Watch “Trolls” in the park, and enjoy food from various food trucks.
When and where: 7 - 11 p.m. Friday, June 23, Loy Blake Park, 550 N. 3500 West, West Point
What: How many of us here in Utah often feel as though the weather is on a rollercoaster all its own and we are along for the ride? What many people may not realize is that synching your body rhythm with the rhythms in your environment is as easy as simply inhaling and exhaling. Through focus, visualization, guided meditation and elementally themed movements, anyone can reconnect with the Earth and gain a greater balance with nature. These things can also bring a myriad of health benefits, including emotional well-being, relief from anxiety, improved immune system and best of all, less stress. Practice elemental-themed meditation and a gentle yoga sequence in the park.
When and where: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 23, Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th St., Ogden. FREE.
What: An annual family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, a carnival, food, a car show, a movie in the park, a parade, vendors, fireworks and more. Go to www.southogdendays.com for event details.
When: 4 - 11 p.m. Friday, June 23, and 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday, June 24, South Ogden Friendship Park, 655 E. 5500 South, South Ogden.
What: West Haven Days started many years ago as a community breakfast. It now encompasses 4 days worth of events that are oriented to providing fun, wholesome family activities. Celebrate West Haven Days with breakfast, rodeo, a car show, a Dutch oven cook-off, a parade and more. Go to www.westhavendays.com for details.
When and where: 3 - 9 p.m. Friday, June 23 and 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday, June 24, West Haven.
What: Sample many local artisan brews with 45 flavors of craft brewed beers. Enjoy live music and check out local vendors at the third annual WeeBEER Festival.
When and where: 3 - 9 p.m. Saturday, June 24, Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N. 1200 West, Ogden. Tickets at http://bit.ly/2sR3v1V. $10.
What: The world's top wake athletes will be heading to Mantua Reservoir for the 2017 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour and Pro Wakesurf Tour.
PAM’S GROUNDS FOR COFFEE’S 21ST
What: Guess who is finally legal? Grounds for Coffee in Clearfield (A Legal Brew) is turning 21. Come celebrate with a BBQ. All proceeds go to military families, fire/police funds, Utah Rescue Rovers and St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
When and where: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24, Grounds for Coffee, 375 S. State St., Clearfield.
What: Farmers Market Ogden officially opens for the season. This year features over 200 vendors, an added beer garden and more music and activities.
When and where: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24, Historic 25th Street, Ogden.
What: If you're overwhelmed trying to install or improve your landscape, this introductory Localscapes class will expose you to the best way to landscape in Utah. Ready to increase the usability and curb appeal of your yard while decreasing your yard work?
When and where: 10 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 24, Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, 2837 E. Highway 193, Layton. FREE.
What: Chef Brian Child teaches about cooking on the grill. He’ll show his tricks when dry rubbing and share his delicious barbecue sauce recipe. This class will get you ready for a summer of top-notch barbecues. This class covers sausage, chicken and burgers.
When and where: 10 a.m. - noon Saturday, June 24, Kitchen Kneads, 3030 Grant Ave., Ogden. Register at http://bit.ly/2sqWUKJ. $20.