Although Labor Day marks the end of summer, there are still plenty of places to go and things to do. The Living Planet Aquarium will have a 'Farewell Party' starting on Friday, Sept. 6 thru Monday, Sept. 9. The public is invited to bid farewell to the aquarium's old location in Sandy, Utah at 725 E 10600 S. The aquarium will reopen in a much larger facility in December 2013. The new location at 12033 S. Lone Peak Parkway in Draper, Utah will be a 2-story building with 136,000 square feet compared to the old Sandy location which is only 44,000 square feet.
Admission to the farewell celebration is $10.95 for adults, $9.95 for seniors (age 65 and over), military, and students; $8.95 for children age 3-17 and kids 2 and under get in free.Tickets can be purchased online where you can get a $0.50 discount. Aquarium hours are:
Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 8: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
The last day, Monday, Sept. 9 is Free Admission Day and the hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
The Living Planet Aquarium is located at 725 E. 10600 South in Sandy, Utah. For more information, visit the Living Planet Aquarium website or call 801-355-FISH (3474).
The Utah State Fair is back! The annual fair runs from Sept. 5 thru Sept. 15. The Fair offers food, live concerts, clowns, magicians, horse shows, creative arts exhibits, cooking/jewelry demonstrations, a carnival and much, much more.
Live concerts include performances by Pop/Christian veteran singer Amy Grant on Friday, Sept.6; '70s rock group 38 Special performing Tuesday, Sept. 10 and the long-running game show 'The Price is Right' will have two live shows on Thursday, Sept. 12.
Fair hours are: Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Gate admission prices for the 11-day event are $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors 62 & over and kids age 6-12, and children 5 and under get in free. There is a separate charge for the live concerts and the carnival rides. The Utah State Fairpark is located at 155 N 1000 W in Salt Lake City. For a complete daily schedule, ticket prices and ticket purchase, visit the Utah State Fair website.