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Pioneer Day

Utah State Holiday

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.