Celebrate Utah Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Events are being held across the state throughout the end of July and month of August to celebrate . 

What is Utah Pacific Islander Heritage Month?

Join the celebrations for the 10th Annual Utah Pacific Island Heritage Month! Utah has honored this month for the past decade through Governor Declaration and this year will continue to honor the contributions, rich history, and success of Pacific Islanders across the state. There will be activities and experiences for the entire family!
To participate in events throughout the month, visit upihm.com. For further questions or concerns contact info@pik2ar.org.
Eager to learn more about Utah's Pacific Islander communities history? Check out Utah Division of State History's website and read this year's state declaration from Governor Spencer J. Cox
Image of woven crafts from Pacific Islander cultures

Artisan work from the 2021 Utah Pacific Islander Heritage Month Kick-Off event. 

Explore Events Across the State

Review the growing line-up of events across the state of Utah commemorating Utah's Pacific Islander Heritage Month. View the full event sheet here. Have additional events to share? Email us

Thank you to Pacific Island Knowledge 2 Action Resources (PIK2AR) and various community organizations for sharing these events. *Please visit each event's website to verify time, location, and any questions. This is a general overview of events and does not capture all details.

Event Organizer Event Name Event Date Event Time Event Location Event Link
Goddess Within Goddess Within Fashion Show by Polynesian Creations Friday, July 29 7 PM - 9 PM Columbus Community Opportunity Center, 2531 South 400 East, South Salt Lake, UT 84106 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/upihm-pik2ar-presents-goddess-within-fashion-show-by-denise-koli-tickets-362635862627?fbclid=IwAR0V1WoaJB5VCEQ_qdaraDXL4q__Y4KO7kHLftmZOqcbyEyZUSOR9X7B7hk
PIK2AR 10th Annual Utah Pacific Islander Heritage Kick-Off Event Saturday, July 30 5 PM-10 PM Lodestone Park, 6252 W 6200 S, Kearns, UT 84118 https://pik2ar.org/upihm
Pasifika Enriching Arts Of Utah Children's Open Art Studio Wednesday, August 3 4 PM - 5:30 PM 824 S. 400 W. Suite B-113 SLC, UT 84101 https://www.facebook.com/emPEAUer/posts/5446734615391004
National Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship (ACE) National ACE Stakeholders Meeting Thursday, August 4 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Zions Bank Headquarters, 1 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84133 https://pik2ar.org/upihm
Pacific Islander Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Luncheon Thursday, August 4 12 PM - 2 PM Zions Bank Tower, Founders Room, 1 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84133 https://pik2ar.org/picc
PIK2AR Pacific Islanders Utah 2nd Annual BBQ Saturday, August 6 10 AM - Sunset East Canyon State Park, 5535 S Highway 66, Morgan, UT 84050 https://pik2ar.org/upihm
National Tongan American Society Friendly Islander Festival August 11-13 Various Times Jordan Park, 1060 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, Utah https://www.ntasutah.org/festivall
Craft Lake City 14th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival Presented By Harmons August 12-14 8 AM - 10 PM Utah State Fairpark, 155 1000 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 https://craftlakecity.com/diy-festival-2022/
Summer Traditions 2022 Slightly Stoopid with Pepper, Common Kings, & Fortunate Youth Concert Friday, August 12 5:30 PM Rio Tinto Stadium, UofU Health Plaza, 9256 S. State St., Sandy, UT 84070 https://www.tixr.com/groups/reggaeriseup/events/slightly-stoopid-at-rio-tinto-stadium-plaza-37388
Granger High School Pacific Islanders Utah & Granger Football
Saturday, August 13 4 PM - 9 PM Granger High School, 3580 S 3600 W, West Valley City, UT 84119 https://pik2ar.org/upihm
PK2AR PIK2AR Open House Wednesday, August 17 Open Hours 824 S 400 W, B-113 & B-115, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 https://pik2ar.org/upihm
PIK2AR Utah Pacific Islander Heritage Month @ Lehi Farmers Market Friday, August 19-20 Market Hours Lehi Farmer's Market, 7431 N 8000 W, Lehi, UT 84043 https://pik2ar.org/upihm
Nuanua Collective & Fale O Le Lole Oceania Out Loud Saturday, August 20 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Royal Kava Bar, 2851 S Redwood Road, West Valley City, UT 84119 https://pik2ar.org/upihm
Pasifika Enriching Arts Of Utah Fofoanga Art Festival Saturday, August 27 4 PM - 8 PM Midvale History Museum, 350 W 7615 S, Midvale, UT 84047 https://pik2ar.org/upihm
Polynesian Days Utah Polynesian Days September 2, 3, & 5 Various Times Thanksgiving Point Electric Park, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043 https://polynesiandaysutah.com/

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