Text if Needed

Confirm Trip Deletion

Are you sure you want to delete this trip?

Delete Cancel
User mode: Stranger/Member
Logged In: Not Logged In/Logged In
Working trip index: 1
Trip edited: No
Trip has saves: No

Edit my Account info

Optional instructional text here

Create an Account

Some text here

Import Trip Plans - Decommissioned

You or someone using this computer or device previously created Trip Plans.
What should we do with these plans?
Make these Trip Plans part of my account
Discard these Trip Plans


Some text here

Password Reset

Please enter the email you used to set up your account.
We'll send a link to use to reset your password.

Check Your Email

If there is an account with the email address , we will send you a link to reset your password

Create a Trip

Save your favorites to your own customizable trip

Check Your Email

We've sent a link to let you reset your password


You currently have no favorites saved.

  • Trip Template
See all of my trips
Create a New Trip
Sign In or Join to preserve your plans:
All Trips
  • Trip Template
Start Date:  

Day Planner

Drag saved items onto the calendar to plan your trip day by day
Trip Length:   


Upcoming Trips

Add New Adventure
Make Active
Trip title
  • days
  • favorites
  • scheduled
  • Edit
  • Day Planner
  • View Favorites
  • Delete

Past Trips

Trip title
  • days
  • favorites
  • scheduled
  • Edit
  • Day Planner
  • View Favorites
  • Delete
Alert here
  • 58°
  • Heber Valley, Utah
  • Saturday, June 22, 2024
  • 04:42 AM
Clear 58°
Sunday H: 86°
L: 47°
Partly Sunny
Monday H: 91°
L: 51°
Tuesday H: 93°
L: 56°
Mostly Sunny
Wednesday H: 91°
L: 51°
Mostly Sunny
Thursday H: 93°
L: 52°
Mostly Sunny

The History of Midway Swiss Days

The annual Midway Swiss Days Festival takes place the Friday and Saturday of Labor Day weekend every year. The festival is a huge event for the community, and draws tens of thousands of visitors over the two days. In addition to the more than 200 purveyors of arts, crafts, and food booths set up at Midway Town Square, the event also features live entertainment on the main stage and performances inside Midway Town Hall, a 10K run and parade Saturday morning, and lots more! The festival has grown such that additional booths now set up across the streets from the square and offer their vendor goods during the festival, acting almost as an extension of Swiss Days.

So, how did it all get started?

Important civic improvements were made in Midway during the 1930s and 1940s. One such improvement project was the Midway Recreation Center, now known as the “Town Hall,” which was dedicated in June 1941. Today, this community space remains the center of many events including the famous Midway Swiss Days. The festival was established in 1947 and was originally called Harvest Days. Thanks to the efforts of Luke’s Hot Pots Resort (now Ameyalli Resort) owners Joseph B. and Pauline S. Erwin and a number of local enthusiastic supporters, they saw an opportunity to honor the history of the first Swiss settlers with an annual celebration. They formed a club that became the Midway Boosters to support the continued efforts needed for the festival event. This volunteer group still exists to this day and supports many city improvements and activities in addition to Swiss Days.

Festival highlights

The festival set out to celebrate the Swiss pioneers who came to Midway and the Heber Valley, stunned by its similarity to their homeland. The view of the Wasatch Back — including Mount Timpanogos and the rest of the mountain range — felt like home. Today, Swiss Days offers a lively experience in honor of the town's history. Many of the Midway residents volunteer their time, contributing countless hours in preparation, setup, and day of support to make the festival happen each year. And funds raised from Swiss Days go back to the community to facilitate improvements to town square and public parks.


Additional Information

To start planning your next : Drag and drop items here Or click the icon
Start time:

Copying this page to another partner


Opening in a new tab...