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) Get a variety of exciting foods from food trucks at the Petersen Farms League Night 

2) Enjoy Shakespearean theatre at Grassroots Shakespeare in the park

3) Laugh until your cheeks hurt during a Saturday evening show at ImprovBroadway

4) Jam out at the Downtown Provo Rooftop Concert Series​ 

Top 10 Things to Do in Downtown Provo - Summer Concert

5) Dance the night away at LOCO Dance Club

6) Take an evening stroll through Thanksgiving Point's gorgeous Ashton Gardens 

7) Listen to live and local music at Velour Concerts 

8) Learn bone-chilling history on Pedal Provo Ghost Tours

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - Bike Ghost Tours

9) Listen to a classical concert at Pleasant Grove Concerts in the Park

10) See great local art at the Downtown Provo Art Stroll

11) Attend this year's Freedom Festival Stadium of Fire, featuring Keith Urban

12) Watch an Orem Owlz baseball game

Summer Nights Activities in Utah Valley - Baseball Game

13) Brave the wild (carefully!) on a night hike 

14) Watch the night sky light up with fireworks

15) Be spontaneous and sing your heart out at Heart and Seoul Karaoke

16) Have fun at a city festival, such as Fiesta Days or Steel Days

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - City Festivals

17) Make s'mores at a bonfire on Utah Lake's shore at Lincoln Beach

18) Party at the Street Dance after Stadium of Fire

19) Watch the sunset and see the night city lights on Squaw Peak Overlook

20) Enjoy the musical Mamma Mia! at Sundance's Outdoor Theatre

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - Outdoor Theatre

21) Celebrate America during all the activities of Provo's Freedom Days Festival

22) Be brave and participate in an open mic night

23) See a family-friendly performance at SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre 

24) Cheer within a roaring crowd for rowdy cowboys at a rodeo

Summer Nights Activities in Utah Valley - Rodeos

25) Buy cute stuff and eat good food at the Shops at Riverwoods 

26) Go camping at the scenic Jolley's Ranch

27) Enjoy the weather and take a stroll on Provo River Parkway

28) See an uncrowded (at night) Bridal Veil Falls

Summer Nights Activities in Utah Valley - Waterfall Hike

29) See a musical or show at Angelus Theatre

30) Go stargazing inside of Rock Canyon

31) Eat a gourmet dinner outside at Foundry Grill

32) Dessert crawl around Downtown Provo

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - Downtown Provo

33) Get a group and find your way out of an escape room

34) Go to a ranger-hosted evening program at Timpanogos Cave National Monument

35) Watch popular movies in the park

36) Go for an evening swim 

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - Night Swim

37) Visit Camp Floyd State Park for a Lantern Tour

38) Paddle board or kayak into the sunset at Lindon Marina

24) Play at the Stars and Stripes Beach Party at Riverwoods​ 

40) Check out this year's Utah County Fair

 

Don't be caught spending all your time inside just to escape the heat! There are so many night activities to do in Utah Valley this summer. Post your summer night adventures on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #exploreutahvalley!

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