If you have a spare night this week, you should definitely head down to the Utah County Fair, which runs August 16-19. The Fair will take place at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds off Main Street. It's great for a cheap night out since admission, parking, and many of the events are FREE!

Here are 8 Utah County Fair events you won't want to miss!

1. Animal Shows

Child petting a sheep

There will be not one but two animal shows at the county fair. The first show, Tails and Scales, is a bird and reptile show. Scales and Tails will have multiple shows a day throughout the whole week.  The other animal show will be the All Star Stunt Dog Show has 1 show on Wednesday, 3 shows on Thursday and 4 shows on Saturday. You can also take a look at all the contestants for the livestock contest.

2. LEGO Display

Experience the world of LEGO’s with the LEGO exhibit. The LEGO exhibit will run Thursday through Saturday from 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM.

3. Demolition Derby

Demolition Derby

TRUCKS! DIRT! DESTRUCTION! Treat the boys to a night of fun at the demolition derby Saturday at 7pm. Tickets are $10 each.

4. Monster Trucks

Batman monster truck

Keeping with the theme, on Friday night, there will a monster truck rally. Tickets start at $15! Get your tickets soon!

5. Talent Show

Talent Show

Utah County has a lot of talented people. Watch them strut their stuff on August 22nd at 7pm.

6. Triple Header Concert

This country concert is sure to get you on your feet. The concert is Wednesday at 7pm; doors open at 6pm. Buy your tickets now!

7. Western Night Rodeo

The Utah County Rodeo is one of the best rodeos in the county this summer! This is one rodeo you definitely want to put on the books for Thursday at 7pm.

8. Oak Hill Vaulters

Combine professional gymnastics and horse riding and that brings you Oak Hill Vaulters. There will be 3 shows: Thursday at 6pm, Friday at 3:30pm and 4:00pm.


For a full list of events check out the Utah County Fair website