Pioneer Day

Utah State Holiday


Covered wagin in Bluff, Utah, USA

Covered wagon; Bluff, Utah USA  Photo by sean horan/Flickr (Use Permitted with Attribution).

Official State Holiday of Utah

Pioneer Day has been designated an official Utah state holiday celebrated on July 24th each year. All State Holidays & Events

Pioneer Day commemorates the Mormon pioneers 1847 passage into the Salt Lake Valley from Emigration Canyon. The first state-wide Pioneer Day celebration was held July 23-24, 1857.