Special Events

Art City Days:

ART CITY DAYS – Beginning on the first Saturday in June and continuing through the first full week of June, Springville celebrates with a myriad of activities and events for all ages. Events include the 5K Family Fun Run, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Fireman’s Breakfast, Concerts in the Park, Carnival, Parades, and Fireworks. Most of the activities and events are free to the public. Find the complete list of what is planned for this year at http://www.springville.org/art-city-days to be sure you don’t miss a thing!

Nestle 5K Family Fun Run:

5K FAMILY FUN RUN – Annual road race in conjunction with Art City Days sponsored by Nestle USA/Stouffers. This event is fun for the whole family as well as the serious runner, with fabulous prizes available to the participants. The Family Fun Run is held every year on the first Saturday of June, starting and ending at Springville High School. For more information visit www.artcitydays.com or call Becky  801-491-5331.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament:

3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT – Double elimination tournament held in conjunction with Springville’s Art City Days celebration. Divisions include:  men open division – A, and men’s open division – B. Contact Springville Recreation for more information.

Movies in the Park:

MOVIES IN THE PARK are a series of free family movies shown outdoors at the Spring Acres Arts Park (700 South 1300 East) on Monday nights during the summer. Click here for the schedule. Admission is free to the public. Gates open at 7:00 pm. Movies will start at dusk (about 9 pm). Bring your own blankets or folding chairs. Concessions will be available. For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, NO ALCOHOL BEVERAGES OR DOGS ALLOWED.

Heritage Day:

HERITAGE DAY – An old-fashioned birthday party to commemorate
Springville becoming a city. Held every other year on a Saturday in mid-September
in the center of town, enjoy an afternoon of free entertainment, booths,
fun filled family activities and events. Buy penny candy with a unique,
free Springville wooden nickel. Children can participate in games, make and
take crafts, and other demonstrations. Old fashioned fun is all free to
the public. There are also vendor booths set up by local artists and businesses. Click here for more Heritage Day information.

Safe Halloween:

SAFE HALLOWEEN – Dress up and bring the kids to Trick-or-Treat along both sides of Main Street between Center Street and 400 South from 3 – 5 pm on Halloween afternoon. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Businesses located away from this area of Main Street can contact the Chamber of Commerce in advance and be assigned a spot to participate.



Jolly ol’ St. Nick will be in Springville on specific dates during December. Each child will receive a candy cane and parents are welcome to take pictures of their children with Santa. The 2016 Santa visits will take place at the Library, 45 South Main. Free to the public.

2016 Dates:
Saturday, December 3rd          11am – 3pm
Monday, December 5th            7pm – 9pm
Saturday, December 17th          11am – 3pm
Monday, December 19th          7pm – 9pm

santas-mailbox LETTERS TO SANTA:

Children are invited to write letters to Santa and hand deliver them to the Springville UPS store (224 S Main) between November 28th and December 16th, 2016. A self-addressed stamped return envelope MUST be enclosed in order to receive a personal answer from Santa. Santa’s response will be more interesting if the child’s letter tells Santa a little bit about themselves; such as how old they are, their favorite holiday traditions, and other things besides a long list of what they want from him. Drop letters with postage stamped return envelopes in the “North Pole Express” mailbox outside the store to ensure prompt delivery to Santa. There is no fee.


Recreation Mission Statement:  To create lasting memories, provide diverse opportunities, build unity, and provide safe and fun experiences for all ages, abilities and interests.