by Courtney Brown
30 April 2012

Come celebrate with us at the biggest free party in Utah Valley, the grand opening of the Utah Valley Convention Center happening on May 12, 10am to 4pm. 

Enjoy a free day full of entertainment, food, and giveaways with the entire family. Find out what’s happening in the valley this summer at the business expo featuring local businesses and hotspots, including Sundance Resort and John Hutchins Museum.  Don’t worry; there will be plenty of FREE giveaways from the venders! 

Additionally, local award-winning groups will be performing and answering all your questions about summer camps, programs, and lessons that are filling up fast! Beat the rush before school’s out, and get your kids involved. Companies attending include:
o   The Pointe Academy
o   Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company
o   Champions Karate West
o   Shelly School of Irish Dance
o   Beyond Sports Taekwondo
o   On Broadway Music Theatre
o   Viva el Folklore

Throughout the day the Utah County bomb squad, K-9 unit, and fire department will be demonstrating their skills.  A free kid’s craft corner for the little ones and an art exhibit is also set.

The party will continue the entire day with entertainment provided by a variety of local favorites that include:
o   Dave Stemmons
o   SYT Music Theatre Solos
o   Cindy Simmons
o   Brandie Frampton
o   Timpview Ballroom
o   Maddie Wilson
o   And more!

Plan your next extraordinary event with us at the Utah Valley Convention Center located in historic downtown Provo.  The state-of-art facility, equipped with eco-friendly LEED Silver Certified designs, and beautiful mountain views make the Convention Center the perfect meeting place. The three-story building offers a total of 46, 740 total square feet of available meeting space, full-service kitchen, and open garden patio. Whatever size of event space you need, we can accommodate in our versatile building.
There is something for everyone at the grand opening of the Utah Valley Convention Center.  Mark your calendars and get ready to kick-start your summer! For more information visit or call 888-414-UTAH (8824).