Provo Corn Maze + Giveaway

Provo Corn MazeIt’s time for the second annual McCoard’s Corn Maze! This Provo corn maze has three different levels of difficulty from 1/3 mile all the way to over 3 miles. The Kids maze is .3 miles long, the Adventurous maze is 1.5 miles and the Insane maze is 3.2 miles.

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To spice it up the Provo corn maze offers different options. You can look for Farmer Joe’s missing pie or select the option where you find out who kidnapped Farmer Joe.

If you go, check out their pumpkin patch, duck race, paintball, corn gun, roping or the tractor barrel ride. For more information visit:

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs: 4 pm – 10 pm
Fri: 4 pm – 11 pm
Sat: 10 am – 11 pm
Admission Prices:
Adults (10+): $9.00
Child (9 – 3): $6.00
2 and under: FREE
McCoard’s Mystery Maze
384 South 3110 West
Provo, UT 84601
[West on Center Street toward the lake, left on Airport Rd]

Corn Maze Giveaway!!

I’m giving away two tickets on the blog! If you would like to win tickets to McCoard’s Corn Maze, leave a comment below about why you’d like to try the maze, which one, and who you’ll go with!

I will randomly pick a winner on Monday, October 6. Good luck!

ROOFTOP CONCERT: Fire & Police Shirt Giveaway

Rooftop Concert

This Friday, October 3, 2014 – the Rooftop Concert Series is proud to present their special 5-Year Anniversary Show with Fictionists and The Blue Aces. In anticipation of a huge crowd, the show is moving down onto the street, right in front of NuSkin on 100 W Center Street! The show will begin at 7:00 pm instead of 7:30 like previous shows.

Fictionist has a brand new and amazing album that’s being released on October 7, but will be available that night, a few days early. Hear the real thing that night, live, then take home a copy of the CD for yourself and ten extras for your pals in other states.

Also playing, The Blue Aces. If you have never seen The Blue Aces, you’re missing the very best of what Utah has to offer. This will be the third Rooftop performance for both bands. You don’t get invited to play three times at the Rooftop Concert Series unless you are over the moon fantastic. This is one show you aren’t going to want to miss.

And now for the moment everyone has been waiting for…

Provo Rocks Shirt Reveal

I am excited to reveal 4 all-new limited edition #ProvoRocks shirts for October! I’m especially excited about the Provo Police Department and Fire Department shirts that we will be giving away at the show. Make sure you stop by Provo City’s booth during the show to snag a shirt and come early because we always run out!

Check out the shirts pictured below and leave me a comment letting me know which shirt is your favorite.

To get a shirt at the concert, all you need to do is:

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A license is your pet’s phone call home

In Provo City, dogs and cats must be vaccinated against rabies, and dogs must be licensed. Some have said, “When a dog is lost, its license is its phone call home.” To help pet owners take care of their dogs and cats, Provo City Police Department and the South Utah Valley Animal Shelter are hosting a semi Annual Rabies Clinic on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Provo Fire Station (80 S 300 W). The clinic will be in the fire station bay on the south side of the city center. A veterinarian will …

Provo Health & Wellness Extravaganza

Provo’s Health and Wellness Extravaganza is on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Provo Recreation Center (320 West 500 North). This FREE event is a perfect opportunity for both seniors and caregivers in Utah County to access valuable information, community resources, and education on aging. Various health screenings including bone density, flu & pneumonia vaccinations, vision assessments, hearing tests, foot screening, venous reflux ultra sound, oxygen saturation, voice & swallowing, and more will be provided at NO COST. Presentations will be given on smart banking for senior’s, elder law & legal issues ,and chair exercise demonstrations. Bring …

Provo On Instagram

Every Saturday I share pictures of Provo that I find on Instagram. Trending on Instagram this week: Utah Lake, Squaw Peak, long boarding Provo River Trail, and hiking Rock Canyon. If you would like to be featured in future posts, use the hashtag #Provo or #ProvoRocks when posting your picture. I am also on Instagram and you can follow me at @ProvoMayor. Check out last week’s photos here »

Provo City App Survey

If Provo City had an app, would you use it? What features would you like the app to have? Would you like to receive updates about community events or emergency notifications? Would you use the app to pay your utility bill or report an issue? The city’s Emergency Management Committee is exploring new notification systems and technology options for Provo. We want to know if you would use a city app, what type of features and services you would like to see, and how we can better communicate with you. Please take a few minutes and take our survey. I’d like to …

Scenic Tour of Utah 2014

A group of cycling enthusiasts and business owners, including some of the biggest cycling manufacturers in the world, toured through Provo last week on a trip sponsored by the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development and EDCUtah. As part of the Scenic Tour of Utah, the group biked 28 miles from Sundance Resort to Cabela’s, drove 40 miles from Salt Lake City to top of Emigration, and biked 25 miles to the top of Emigration to the Capitol steps. The Scenic Tour of Utah showcases Utah’s beautiful terrain to key cycling industry leaders from Asia who may be considering business opportunities in the U.S. I was able …

Social Media Giveaway

Provo City has some awesome giveaways going on right now on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest! If you aren’t following Provo City on the social media, then this is a perfect time to “like” or “follow”. Check out our social media accounts below and see what prizes you can enter to win! (The winners will be announced next Thursday, October 2, 2014.) Facebook Giveaway Just in case you haven’t heard, #ProvoRocks! And Provo City’s Facebook page is the perfect place to find out why. Stay up to date with the latest events, news, and mega announcements. “Like” Provo City on …

Utah Tech Week

Utah Tech Week is only 3 weeks away, and you can be part of it! Get ready to connect, engage, and learn on October 6-10, 2014. Come support Utah’s tech ecosystem and see the state’s best companies, promising startups and innovative ideas. Utah Tech Week is starting the week off with an opening party at Pluralsight on Monday. Then the 30-team hackathon begins Tuesday to find Utah’s best developer. Thursday is the day-long tech showcase and the the week will close with an adventure day in Park City. Utah Tech Week is also flying in developers looking for jobs in Utah. …

Careful What You Ask For…

Last week I asked for help. I’m trying to map out the remaining 3.5 years I have left in this term and asked to hear your suggestions. Well, you responded. In a short 48 hours you sent me over 350 email messages and offered me hundreds of responses in social media along with dozens of conversations on the street, in restaurants and at the gym. I love it! #ProvoResidentsRock! I’m trying to read and absorb every single thought and idea. Many of the ideas are right along the lines of mine and many are new and thought provoking. As I promised, below …