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Ruby Hunt

The Ruby Hunt  

This year Highland City celebrates its 40th Anniversary – the Ruby year!  Join in on all that the Highland Fling has to offer and win great prizes!  During Fling week you will have the chance to hunt for up to 40 Rubies. 

Get your Ruby Collection Bag at any of the below events or at the Fling Info booth or any of the August 5th activities.  Turn your Ruby Bag in by 6pm on Aug 5th at the Fling Info booth to earn great prizes!  All entries who collect 12 or more Rubies will receive prizes (while supplies last).  The person with the most Rubies wins the grand prize.  If multiple people earn the same highest amount, grand prize winner will be awarded via drawing.  Winners will be announced immediately prior to our featured Band, Joshua Creek, on the Main Stage!  Rubies can be hunted at the following Fling events & activities:

  • Ruby Jubilee Kickoff Event – Saturday, July 29th, 7pm Location to be announced
  • Disc Golf Tournament – Mon, July 31st  4-9pm @ Mitchell Hollow Park, 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants
  • Movie in the Park Polynesian Style - Mon, July 31st 6:30 pm @ Heritage Park
  • Mayor Portrait Installation – Tues, Aug 1st 6:15pm @ City Hall
  • Fine Art Show/Reception – Thur, Aug 3rd  – Sat, Aug 5th @ Community Center, 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for Participants, 1 Ruby for attending the Reception (see magazine or website for specific times.
  • Kids Night/Box Arcade – Wed, Aug 2nd 6:30 pm @ Splash Pad Park, 1 Ruby for attending, 2 Rubies for entrant into Box Arcade or Bike Race. 
  • Baby Contest – Thursday, Aug 3rd 4 – 7:30 pm @ Heritage Park, 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants/parent.
  • Backyard Garden Tours – Tuesday and Wednesday, August 1-2  6-8pm @ 4 Locations (see magazine or website for addresses).  1 Ruby per garden – 4 Rubies possible
  • Family Adventure Race – Thursday, Aug 3rd 6 pm @ Highland Glen Park, 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants. 
  • Play Day Rodeo – Thursday, Aug 3rd, 5pm @ North Utah County Equestrian Center, 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants. 
  • Strong Man Competition – Friday, Aug 4th, 6 pm @ Heritage Park, 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants. 
  • Youth Dance in the Park – 8 – 10:30 pm @ Heritage Park, 1 Ruby for attendance.
  •  40th Anniversary Celebration & Dinner – 6 pm @ Alpine Country Club, 1 Ruby for attendance.
  • Saturday, August 5th Activities/Locations for Ruby Hunt @ Heritage Park vicinity:
  • Highland City Bull, to be submitted to the Utah County Fair – displayed all day 
  • Balloon Rise – 6:30 am, get Ruby at the Fling Info Booth
  • Lone Peak Drill Team Pancake Breakfast – 7:30-9:30 am @ Pavilion
  • 5K & 1 Mile Fun Runs – 7 & 8 am, check website for start location, 2 Rubies per participant.  
  • Highland Games & Utah State Hammer Championship – 9am – 3pm, 1 Ruby for spectators, 2 Rubies for participants. 
  • Pioneer Cabin Tour – 9am-3pm
  • Highland History Museum – 9am-3pm, located inside the Community Center (lower level)
  • Entertainment Stage - handed out at various times throughout the day, listen up for your chance to get a Ruby!
  • Highland Youth City Council Kids Games – 2-5 pm
  • Take a photo with a special character visitor (2-5 pm) and show to Fling Info Booth for 1 Ruby
  • Highland Library Booth, 1 Ruby
  • Tractor Display – find which tractor has the Rubies!  12 – 3:30pm
  • Find a Ruby along the Parade Route!


Prizes:  Grand Prize – Large Flat Screen TV - more details coming soon! 

Other Prizes Include – movie tickets, restaurant gift cards and much more!

Bag of goodies for anyone who gets 12 Rubies or more (while supplies last)!! 

Sponsored by: Lexington Heights Dental