Special Events

Easter Egg Hunt:

EASTER EGG HUNT – Springville Rotary Club sponsors an annual Easter egg hunt at the Springville High School football field at 10 am on the Saturday before Easter. Children are divided into 3 age groups; 1-4, 5-8, and 9-12. Kids collect Easter candy that has been spread out over the field. Some candy is specially marked as the grand prize winners. Excellent gifts are provided by donations through the Rotary Club. Don’t be late — the fun and frenzy goes very quickly! This event is free and open to the public.

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 activities are free to the public. Find the complete list of events at http://www.springville.org/art-city-days to be sure you don’t miss a thing!

Nestle 5K Family Fun Run:

NESTLE 5K FAMILY FUN RUN – Annual road race sponsored by Nestle USA/Stouffers. This race is in conjunction with Art City Days and is fun for the whole family as well as the serious runner. The race is held the first Saturday in June and starts and ends 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. Age divisions include: boys and girls 4th -6th grades, boys and girls junior high school, boys and girls high school, men and womens open, and men and womens over 30. 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.

Springville World Folkfest:

SPRINGVILLE WORLD FOLKFEST – Folk dancers and musicians travel from countries around the world to attend the Springville Folkfest, which has grown to become one of the largest festivals of folk dance and music in the United States. Click here for complete information:  http://www.worldfolkfest.com/.

Heritage Day:

HERITAGE DAY – An old-fashioned birthday party to commemorate Springville becoming a city. Held 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 are all free to the public. 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 in other areas can contact the Chamber of Commerce in advance to be assigned a spot and participate.

Holiday Decoration Contest – Christmas:

HOLIDAY DECORATION CONTESTS – Springville residents are invited to nominate yards with amazing holiday decorations during December. Nominate your own or a neighbor’s yard in Springville by emailing the name and address to the Recreation department. Judging takes place a few nights before the holiday. Winners receive an award sign placed in the yard, and the winning addresses will be posted on the city website for the public to know where to find some fantastic decorations.

Click HERE for Christmas contest information.

 VISITS WITH SANTA:

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 2014 Santa visits will take place at the Library, 45 South Main. Free to the public.

2014 Dates
Monday, December 8th            7pm – 9pm
Saturday, December 13th          11am – 3pm
Monday, December 15th          7pm – 9pm
Saturday, December 20th          11am – 3pm

 LETTERS TO SANTA:

Children are invited to write letters to Santa and hand deliver them to the Springville UPS store (224 South Main) between December 1st and December 12th, 2014. A self-addressed stamped return envelope MUST be enclosed in order to receive a personal answer from Santa. Drop children’s letters in the “North Pole Express” mailbox outside the store to ensure prompt delivery to Santa. There is no fee.

http://www.springville.org/recreation/santa/

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

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