Saturday, May 5, 2012

Kick-off Summer at the Grand Opening of Utah Valley Convention Center

The mild winter and peaking temperatures means summer is kick-starting a little earlier this year; so come celebrate with us and plan the rest of your summer out during the biggest free party in Utah Valley, the grand opening of the Utah Valley Convention Center happening on May 12, 10am to 4pm.

Enjoy a free day full of entertainment, food, and giveaways with the entire family. Find out what’s happening in the valley this summer at the business expo featuring local businesses and hot spots, including Sundance Resort and John Hutchins Museum.  Don’t worry; there will be plenty of FREE giveaways from the vendors!

Additionally, local award-winning groups will be performing and answering all your questions about summer camps, programs, and lessons that are filling up fast! Beat the rush before school’s out, and get your kids involved. Companies attending include:
o The Pointe Academy
o Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company
o Champions Karate West
o Shelly School of Irish Dance
o Beyond Sports Taekwondo
o On Broadway Music Theatre
o Viva el Folklore

Throughout the day the Utah County bomb squad, K-9 unit, and fire department will be demonstrating their skills.  A free kid’s craft corner for the little ones and an art exhibit is also set.

The party will continue the entire day with entertainment provided by a variety of local favorites that include:
o Dave Stemmons
o SYT Music Theatre Solos
o Cindy Simmons
o Brandie Frampton
o Timpview Ballroom
o Maddie Wilson
o And more!

There is something for everyone at the grand opening of the Utah Valley Convention Center.  Mark your calendars and get ready to kick-start your summer! For more information visit

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