Event Calendar at a Glance

January

Park Pavilion Reservations

The Park Pavilion Reservation Calendar opens up each year on the first business day of January (January 2, 2020) at 8:00 a.m. Please go to the Park Pavilion Reservation page for more information.

April

4th Grade Arbor Day Essay contest

The 4th grade students from all Highland elementary schools are invited to enter an essay contest to celebrate Arbor Day. The theme is "Once I was a sapling... the life story of a tree." Emails will be coming from the school with details. Essays are to be emailed to the child’s teacher by Monday, April 20. Three winners will be chosen from each school and announced on April 26th. 

Easter Egg Hunt & Cookie Decorating

The annual Easter Egg Hunt has been cancelled for the health and safety of our community. Find ways to celebrate and have fun with your family!

Hooked on Fishing- Postponed for 2020

If there is a large improvement in the COVID-19 situation, we might reschedule for later in the summer. Refunds have been issued for all who registered. 

The Hooked on Fishing program focuses on educating youth (6 to 13 years old) about fishing and aquatic resources. Please go to the Hooked on Fishing page for more information and to sign up to be a fishing instructor.  

Arbor Day Tree Sale and Planting- TBD

Tree Sale and Planting Project has been cancelled due to COVID-19. We will see you in 2021!

May

Hooked on Fishing- Postponed for 2020

The program has been cancelled for this year. See you in 2021!

The Hooked on Fishing program focuses on educating youth (6 to 13 years old) about fishing and aquatic resources. Please go to the Hooked on Fishing page for more information and to sign up to be a fishing instructor. 

Spring Clean-Up- May 29 & 30

With the improvement in the public health situation, we have been able to reschedule the Spring Clean-up!

Dumpsters will be available from 8am- 5pm, May 29 & 30 in the parking lot at the mouth of the American Fork Canyon. Residents may dispose of metal, wood, and household waste. No green waste or hazardous waste is accepted.  Green waste should be taken directly to Timpanogos Special Service District

This clean-up is for Highland residents only. Please bring current proof of residency, which will be verified at the entry. Please follow the directions of the staff members on site.  

We are taking extra precautions to protect the health of our citizens. Due to physical distancing guidelines, we are unable to help residents unload items from vehicles. A front-end loader will be there to move heavy items from the ground into the dumpster. Please bring a family member with you if you will need help unloading materials into the loader or dumpsters.

Highland City Community Open House - 

We are working on presenting a virtual open house so you can safely receive all of the important information from Highland City. Details to come. 

The Highland City Community Open House is typically held the first Thursday in May where residents get the chance to learn about the City Budget and about other projects going on in the City. Information is also available on the Library, City Events, Arts Council, Beautification Committee, Historical Society, and Volunteer Opportunities. There are kids activities and giveaways and it’s a great chance to meet Elected Officials and City Staff. 

June

Summer Kick-off Family Movie Night- June 19

Take me out to the ballgame- or movie night! Join us at Mountain Ridge Park (10029 North 6300 West) for a drive-in showing of "The Sandlot." The gate opens at 8:30, movie starts at dark (around 9:30). There will be local food trucks for treats and theater popcorn from the Highland Youth City Council. Please pre-register to attend. (Pre-registration now closed.)

The movie will be broadcast over FM radio. Please stay in your car to enjoy the movie.

July- August

Highland Fling- July 30- Aug 1

Highland City Fling will be a weekend of City celebration. Due to COVID-19 conditions, it will be smaller than our usual event. For the latest event detail, see HighlandCityFling.com and follow the city’s social media accounts. 

September

Senior Citizen’s Appreciation Dinner- Thursday, September 17

Each year the Highland Youth City Council invite all Senior Citizen’s 60 and over to the annual Young At Heart Appreciation Dinner.  This is a FREE event for Highland Seniors and reservations are appreciated, but not required.

This year features a drive-in diner style dinner outside city hall. Dinner will be brought to your car window and you can enjoy a concert by the Flashback Brothers at the same time. If you choose to get out and dance at a distance, we don't blame you! Grab your quarantine buddies and enjoy an evening together. Email or call to RSVP- events@highlandcity.org, 801-772-4507. Leave a message and your reservation will be recorded.  

October

Trick-or-Treat Street- Friday, October 30

Splash Pad Park 5-7 pm. Pre-register now to bring your family to a socially distanced trick-or-treating event. Local businesses and community groups will be there passing out treats. If your business or community group would like to participate, you can register now.

November

Coloring Contest

Something for everyone! Print out a coloring page, color or create, take a picture and email your entry to events@highlandcity.org by November 19. Age groups: 7 years and under, 8-12 years, 13 years and up.

Food Drive

Highland Youth City Council will be collecting food for Tabitha's Way Food Pantry. Drop of donations at City Hall or at participating businesses. Youth Council members will be out in neighborhoods on November 18 collecting donations door-to-door. 

Silent Santa 

We will not be having Silent Santa this year in order to protect our high-risk participants. Join us next year!

December

Christmas Crafts Day with Santa 

We will not be having Christmas Crafts Day with Santa this year in order to protect our high-risk participants. Join us next year!

Contact Us

For additional information, please email the Events Coordinator or call (801) 772-4507.


  1. Corrine Prestwich

    Civic Events Coordinator
    Phone: 801-772-4507