Summer is such a fun season--no school, long days, beautiful weather--but it can get HOT! We put together a list of activities that you can do with your family and friends that aren't under the heat of the sun, but are instead under the warmth of a summer night sky. 

  1. Jam out at the Provo Rooftop Concert Seriesprovo rooftop concert series optimized
  2. Enjoy theatre Shakespeare-style at Grassroots Shakespeare in the park
  3. Laugh until your cheeks hurt at Improv Comedy Night
  4. Get a variety of exciting foods at many cities' Food Truck Nights 
  5. Learn bone-chilling history on Pedal Provo Ghost Toursprovo pedal ghost tours
  6. Boogie with your friends at Swing Friday
  7. Enjoy the serene beauty of Thanksgiving Point on an Ashton Garden Night Hike 
  8. Watch an Orem Owlz baseball game orem owlz
  9. Listen to a classical concert at a Pleasant Grove park
  10. Have fun at a festival, such as Fiesta Days or Steel Days 
  11. See great local art at the Downtown Provo Art Stroll
  12. Listen to live and local music at Velour Concertsvelour
  13. Attend this year's Freedom Festival Stadium of Fire, featuring One Republic
  14. Party at the Street Dance after Stadium of Fire
  15. See or set off your own fireworksfireworks stadium of fire
  16. Celebrate America during all the activities of Provo's Freedom Days Festival
  17. See a performance at SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre 
  18. Go camping at Jolley's Ranch
  19. Watch the sunset and see the night city lights on Squaw Peak Overlooksunset from squaw peak lookout point
  20. Cheer at a rodeo 
  21. Watch movies in the park
  22. Be part of an open mic night
  23. See a musical or show at Angelus Theatreangelus theatre line
  24. Play at the Stars and Stripes Beach Party at Riverwoods
  25. Buy cute stuff at the Shops at Riverwoods 
  26. Brave the wild (carefully!) on a night hike 
  27. Enjoy a concert at Sundance's Eccles Stage Outdoor Ampitheater outdoor sundance stage
  28. Be spontaneous and sing your heart out at Heart and Seoul Karaoke
  29. Make s'mores at a campfire in the mountain
  30. Go stargazing at a park
  31. Dine for dinner outside at Foundry Grillfoundry grill outdoors
  32. Dessert crawl around downtown Provo
  33. Find your way out of an escape room
  34. Go for an evening swim 
  35. See an uncrowded (at night) Bridal Veil Fallsbridal veil fallls at night
  36. Go to a ranger-hosted evening program at Timpanogos Cave National Monument 
  37. Attend an evening event at Central Utah Gardens 
  38. Paddle board or kayak into the sunset at Lindon Marinalindon marina sunset
  39. Enjoy the weather and take a stroll on Provo River Parkway 
  40. Be dazzled by a magician

There are so many night activities to do in Utah Valley this summer. Don't be caught spending all your time inside just to escape the heat! For more ideas to having a great summer, check out our hike list and our water parks list!

Use the hashtag #exploreutahvalley when posting your summer night adventures on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Did we miss any of your favorite activities? Let us know in the comments!