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) Dance the night away at LOCO Dance Club

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

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

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - Bike Ghost Tours

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

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

9) Attend this year's Freedom Festival Stadium of Fire

10) Watch an Orem Owlz baseball game

Summer Nights Activities in Utah Valley - Baseball Game

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

12) Watch the night sky light up with fireworks

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

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

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - City Festivals

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

16) Party at the Street Dance after Stadium of Fire

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

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

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

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

Summer Nights Activities in Utah Valley - Rodeos

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

22) Go camping at the scenic Jolley's Ranch

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

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

Summer Nights Activities in Utah Valley - Waterfall Hike

25) See a musical or show at Angelus Theatre

26) Go stargazing inside of Rock Canyon

27) Eat a gourmet dinner outside at Foundry Grill

28) Dessert crawl around Downtown Provo

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - Downtown Provo

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

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

31) Watch popular movies in the park

32) Go for an evening swim 

Summer Nights in Utah Valley - Night Swim

33) Visit Camp Floyd State Park for a Lantern Tour

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

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


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!