Sanpete County Happenings




Thursday, Aug. 15 – Saturday, Aug. 17

Manti Mountain ATV-UTV Run—Bring your ATV and come enjoy one of the most scenic areas in Utah. Riders will see pristine vistas in Central Utah courtesy of local guides on intermediate and advanced trails. ATV trails run from an altitude of 5,600 feet to over 10,000 feet. For more information, contact Manti City Office at 835-2401 or visit to register. The cost is $50 per rider.



Saturday, Aug. 17


G-Gettes Golf Tournament—The annual tournament will be held at the Palisades State Park Golf Course, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $240 per foursome. Raffle prizes donated by local businesses. To enter a foursome or donate prizes please call Robyn Condie 801-831-7879 or Kerah Gregerson 851-2166.

Manti Farmer’s Market—The popular marketplace will open today from 8 a.m. to noon, behind the Historic Manti City Hall; it will run every Saturday for 4-5 weeks, depending on the harvest. Come and enjoy local products including fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods and handcrafted items. If you are interested in being a vendor or have any questions please contact Hunter at 851-3258.


Saturday, Aug. 17 to Saturday, Aug. 24


            Sanpete County Fair—The 2019 Sanpete County Fair gets going in earnest at the fairgrounds in Manti. For a full schedule visit


Monday, Aug. 19


Western Concert—The Dave Stamey western music concert is at 7 p.m. at the Manti High School. Tickets are available at the door.


Tuesday, Aug. 20


            Xtreme Moto—A new event to the Sanpete County Fair is Xtreme professional motorcycle racing. The race is held at 7 p.m. in the fairgrounds arena.


Friday, Aug. 23


Artists Reception—The father and son team of James and Eric Heywood will be honored at a reception in the Rotating Artists Gallery at the Fairview Museum from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Their artwork will be on display through mid-October.

            Demolition Derby—One of the biggest events of the Sanpete County Fair is the Demolition Derby, which is held at 7 p.m at the fairgrounds arena.


Saturday, Aug. 24


            Mammoth Parade—The big parade for the Sanpete County Fair will get started at Main Street in Manti at 5 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 6 – Saturday, Sept. 7


Gunnison Gut Check— A patriotic fundraiser, the “United We March” ruck race will be held again this year. The event gets started on Friday evening at 6 p.m. with a dinner and auction; and a full schedule of patriotic events, including the big race ruck race, will continue on Saturday morning at the Gunnison City Park. To register and for more information visit; email or call Justin at 201-1854.