Santa Clara Utah Swiss Days Festival & Celebration
Swiss Days Festival & Celebration
Usually taking place on the last weekend in September, the City of Santa Clara Utah invites you to join the Swiss Days festival and celebration. Santa Clara’s Annual Swiss Days Celebration is truly a home-town celebration full of history and fun! Santa Clara celebrated its first Swiss Days in 1990 in tribute to the town’s pioneer heritage in which Swiss members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints settled in Santa Clara in 1861.
Swiss Days includes a 5 kilometer run/walk, pancake breakfast, and of course the Swiss Days Parade. The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Jacob Hamblin Home on Santa Clara Drive and continues just pass the Town Hall, showcasing everything from Harley Davidson motorcycles, antique cars, the Grand Marshall, local businesses and schools, live animals, and homemade floats. The festival will also include a Red Rock Car Show at Canyon View Park, in addition to continuous entertainment, dog agility demonstrations, heritage displays, pioneer craft demonstrations, family history lectures, children’s activities, and more.
Swiss Days Events
The Santa Clara Swiss Days Celebration is full of exciting events and activities starting on Thursday evening to Saturday night.
Shuttle Bus & Parking: Follow the signs to parking lots and ride a shuttle bus, or walk to the events. Parking will be limited. Parking maps are available online, at the Santa Clara Chevron, and at the Dutchman’s Sinclair gas stations.
Entry Forms for the 5K, Parade, Swiss Miss & Mr., Pie Contest, and Vending Applications are available on the Santa Clara City web site or at the Santa Clara Town Hall. Call 673-6712 ext. 201 for more information.