This is the ultimate guide to having fun in Lehi in 2018.
And now let me tell you what this is not:
This is NOT another lame “101 things to do in Lehi” listicle, with most of the items taking place in other cities like American Fork, Draper and Salt Lake City.
No, you’re going to see 100-percent LEHI here…everything from hiking and biking trails to stuff for kids to do.
So if you’re looking for some awesome ideas for you or your family to do in the great city of Lehi, Utah, well…this is the place. 🙂
Let’s get right into it!
Hiking, Biking & Outdoor Activities In Lehi
1. Take a stroll (or pedal) down the Jordan River Parkway Trail, which spans several miles across Lehi and is home to wildlife and spectacular scenery.
2. Did you know Utah Lake is the largest freshwater lake in the state? Lots of people use the lake throughout the year, from boating to ice fishing.
3. Nestled at 900 North 200 West, Bandwagon Park is a cozy area with pavilions, picnic tables and a playground.
4. Learn about early Utah history at Camp Floyd State Park.
5. Watch a baseball game at Veterans Ball Park.
6. Discover the Lehi Historic Utah Southern Rail Trail, which runs next to the old Utah Southern Railroad at 300 West.
7. See where pioneers crossed the Jordan River by ferry at the Indian Ford Ferry marker.
8. There are four Lehi Fort Wall markers placed around Lehi, which indicate where the original fort was built.
9. Visit the 15-acre Olympic Park with a playground, volleyball and basketball areas, and access to the Jordan River Parkway trail.
10. North Lake Park is a huge 28-acre community park with soccer fields and a grand view of Utah Lake.
11. The oldest park in Lehi is Margaret Wines Park, which has big shady trees, pavilions and lots of space to run around.
12. The Point Meadow Lehi Skate Park is a great spot to practice skateboard or BMX freestyle.
13. Lehi’s original disc golf course is at Dry Creek Trail Park, which also features walking trails and a playground.
14. Need to get away for a weekend, but don’t want to drive very far? Check out Willow Park Campground, which has fire rings, restrooms and a canoe launch into the Jordan River.
15. The Flight Park State Recreation Area is the place for hang gliding and paragliding enthusiasts of all levels. They even offer lessons.
16. Need to cool down in the Summer? Check out the Ivory Ridge Splash Pad, which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year.
Fun Things To Do With Kids In Lehi
17. The Museum of Natural Curiosity at Thanksgiving Point has over 400 interactive exhibits, including a rainforest, water works and even secret passageways that will keep kids entertained for hours.
18. Check out Seven Peaks Fun Center, which features a Mount Rushmore themed rollercoaster, laser tag and bumper boats, among other attractions.
19. If your kids want to climb, Funtopia in Lehi has interactive climbing experiences, and each route has auto belaying systems which allow them to safely climb on their own.
20. The Hutchings Museum in the historic Veteran’s Memorial Building has exhibits with reptiles, rocks and minerals, and information about pioneers.
21. Go climbing, swimming or shoot some hoops in the gym at the Legacy Center, and check out the various activities taking place throughout the year.
22. Tour the toys exhibit at the Museum of Ancient Life, or visit the junior paleontology lab for some hands-on experiences.
23. The Lehi Public Library has various kids activities taking place throughout the year, including After School Art, storytime and more.
24. The Children’s Discovery Garden at Thanksgiving Point features a huge replica of Noah’s Ark, and various tunnels to explore from April through October.
25. In the warmer months of the year, check out Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point to see fountains, deep, green grass and the largest manmade waterfall in the Western Hemisphere.
26. Ever wanted to take your family to a real working farm? You can at the Thanksgiving Point Farm Country.
Shopping & Entertainment In Lehi
27. The Outlets at Traverse Mountain features stores like H&M, Carter’s and Skullcandy, among others.
28. Want to see a good movie? Check out the Megaplex Theaters at Thanksgiving Point.
29. The Cabela’s in Lehi is the first of the retailer’s stores in Utah, and incorporates huge fish tanks, lifelike taxidermy and even an indoor archery area.
30. Marvel at the unique architecture and browse the local shops in the Lehi Main Street Historic District.
31. The Art Institute at Thanksgiving Point has various classes taking place throughout the year, and a shop to fill your art supply needs.
Seasonal Activities In Lehi
32. Luminaria at Thanksgiving Point features thousands of beautiful Christmas lights on display each November through December.
33. The Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point is a world-renowned display of color each April through May.
34. The Utah Renaissance Faire also takes place at Thanksgiving Point during the last weekend of August each year.
35. The Health & Fitness Fair is a chance to get a free vision screening, fitness test and more. Takes place on the third Saturday in January each year at the Legacy Center.
36. Don’t miss the Library Gala in February, which features entertainment for the whole family.
37. The annual Easter Egg Hunt in February each year even includes an area for those children with special needs.
38. The Princess Festival
39. Take pride in your community by participating in a city-sponsored project during Beautify Lehi Month in April.
40. Want to get to know your local government? The Lehi Expo in April is a chance to do just that, with police and fire department demonstrations, information booths and prizes.
41. Honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice at the Memorial Day Event in May at the Lehi City cemetery.
42. The Arts in the Park takes place each year at the beginning of June.
43. The last full week of June is marked for the Lehi Round-up.
44. Don’t miss the annual Fireworks display each Independence Day in June, taking place south of Electric Park at Thanksgiving Point.
45. If you want to do something different this Pioneer Day, check out Foam Day with bounce houses, food and foam.
46. Each year on Labor Day, Lehi Heritage Day showcases a different historical area of Lehi in September.
47. The Legacy Center hosts a Halloween Party each year with games, candy and storytelling.
48. Trick or Treat on Main Street each Halloween.
49. Honor our city’s veterans by supporting Lehi City and Standing Quietly each Veterans Day along the 500 East bridge.
50. Lehi Family Week takes place during the week of Thanksgiving each year with discounts to local businesses, a Santa Claus parade, hot chocolate and a tree lighting ceremony.51. Welcome the fall season with a visit to Cornbelly’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Fest.
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