Provo On Instagram

Every Saturday I share pictures of Provo that I find on Instagram. Trending on Instagram this week: More “Rock You Provo Shirt” contest submissions, New Provo Businesses – Taste, Foxglove Flowers, & Burgess Waffles, and of course more pictures of Provo’s fall foliage.

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 »

Yesterday was my first time taking skateboarding photos. I think they turned out alright. #provorocks #provo

A photo posted by Aaron Nelson (@dat_avocado) on

Rocking my #provorocks shirt at the parks today. #provopolicedepartment #eliasonsatdisneyland A photo posted by Amber E (@amberbbe) on

Pumpkin picking #provorocks

A photo posted by @jakota21 on

#DCA today with these two rays of sunshine. A photo posted by Amber E (@amberbbe) on

Who is this? Saw him on one of my walks. He seems familiar. @tutegenomics? #provorocks A photo posted by Trilby Cope (@trilbytreble) on

Sundown / Swirling thoughts / Drowning in a patchwork bed of orange and red A photo posted by @mindygledhill on

Autumn in Provo. I just love living in Provo! #ProvoRocks #Provo

A photo posted by Eric Lund (@eric.lund) on

“Im so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers” –L.M Montgomery A photo posted by Tiffany Wyson (@tiffanybree) on

#tbt Wishing I was in the mountains right about now. #utah

A photo posted by Lily Kennard (@lilykennard) on

Provo fall colors #provorocks#falltimeequalsfuntime A photo posted by Emily Harker (@emily.harker14) on


Guns N’ Hoses 2014

Guns & HosesPlease join us for the Annual Guns N’ Hoses Football Fundraiser where Provo Police play against Provo Fire & Rescue in a football game to raise money for Sub for Santa and Fight for Cancer on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

Kick-off for the charity event is at 1:00 p.m. on the Provo High School football field but come early to get a good seat, enter to win door prizes and a join our gun safe raffle. There will also be concessions so don’t forget to bring cash if you want to buy something.

Everyone is invited to attend! This game is free to watch and there will be awesome T-shirts available for $10. You can buy a Police or Fire Team T-shirt for a $10 donation and there are limited youth sizes available for $5. You can get ‘Guns’ shirts at the Police Department Front Counter, and ‘Hoses’ shirts at the Fire Admin Reception.

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Not only is this going to be a great football game, but it is also a competition with Fire and Police to see which team can raise the most food donations. We will have food bins available to collect canned or packaged non-perishable foods for the seasonal food drive.

Feel free to donate. Bring a can of food to put in your team’s food box – the team with the most pounds of food at the end our food drive will have bragging rights for the next 12 months.

Wrap up warm, bring the family, and enjoy an afternoon of football!

For more information and to RSVP, visit the event page here »

Seriously Thursday Night: Guru’s Cafe

Our Downtown rocks! It rocks so much that it’s playing host to KSL’s Nightside Project for the next four weeks. Over the coming four Thursday evenings (Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6, & Nov 13) Nightside’s Ethan and Alex will be hopping around our Downtown while various restaurants host the show. The fun starts this evening, Thursday, October 23 from 7:00pm – 10:00 pm at Guru’s Cafe – 45 East Center. If you don’t have dinner plans – tonight is the night to stop by Gurus! Join us for a night of food and fun as we host KSL news radio for a …

Provo’s Fall Foliage

The autumn colors in Provo are breathtaking – it really doesn’t get much better than this! Check out this video of a colorful adventure up to the summit of Y Mountain. Kewl Utah was able to capture some incredible views of the versatile autumn colors of Provo’s outdoors. Where’s your favorite place in Provo to take a scenic hike or drive & enjoy the fall foliage?

Provo Adaptive Community Forum

Let your voice be heard! What types of Adaptive Recreation programs would you like to see brought to Provo? Tell us at a Community Forum tonight – Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Provo Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room. The Community Recreation Staff will provide information on inclusive and adaptive recreation and hope to get community feedback on desired programs. Topics of discussion during the forum include: Provo’s inclusive and special recreation efforts and community partnering. Current adaptive recreation programs and offerings. Community feedback on programs you want to see offered. Survey Discussion: Do you currently …

Foxglove Flowers & Gifts

Foxglove Flowers & Gifts is located on 466 W Center Street in Provo. They are a high-end floral and gift shop seeking to bring a modern gift giving experience to Provo and Utah County. The Flower Basket Boutique has been a fixture in Provo for the past 40 years but now under new ownership, the business is getting a 360° update – a new name, a fresh look, and better location are just the tip of the iceberg. On the floral end of the business, they have modernized their arrangement offerings and streamlined their supply chain to ensure the freshest flowers …

Report a Smoking Vehicle

Residents are becoming more aware of how air pollution affects our health and quality of life. Poorly maintained motor vehicles are major contributors to air pollution which can cause serious health problems. Reporting a smoking vehicle helps to improve the air we breathe. Utah State Law prohibits a vehicle from emitting excess visible contaminants. If you see such a vehicle being driven in Utah County, please note down the following: date and time, vehicle license plate number and if possible the vehicle make, vehicle description and the location. You can report a smoking vehicle by calling 801-851-7600 or using the …

Provo Spooktacular

The autumn colors, cooler weather, and fall festivities make Provo a spooktacular city! There are so many fun activities and events going on so I’ve put together a list of Halloween events that your whole family can enjoy. Leave a comment and let me know what event you’re most excited for! If you notice an event not listed, let me know and I will add it to the list. PROVO RECREATION CENTER HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL Friday, October 31, 5-10 pm Free for Recreation Center Members || Or $4 youth & seniors | $5 adults Join other ghosts, super heroes, witches, and …

LaunchUp Provo

LaunchUp is hosting a free event, “Barn Raising for Entrepreneurs” on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Provo Library Ballroom. This event will bring Provo’s entrepreneur community together to share entrepreneurial excitement, energy, and encouragement and will center around providing a place for fast growing startups to showcase business models and get advice from the community. Entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, startup junkies, cool people, miscreants, rapscallions, and the occasional lost dog are all invited to attend. It’s going to be a blast with good grub and over 200 attendees. If you’ve been meaning to get out …

Provo on Instagram

Every Saturday I share pictures of Provo that I find on Instagram. Trending on Instagram this week: Rock Your Provo Shirt Contest, Fall Foliage, Fall Break, and videos for the Pocket Film Festival! 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 » Loading The “Y” (Taken from my school bus) #Y #BYU #Provo #ProvoRocks #BrighamYoungUniversity #BrighamYoung #LDS View on Instagram Loading   View on Instagram Loading I think I just …