Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove, also known as “Utah’s City of Trees”, is a city in Utah County, UtahUnited States. It is part of the ProvoOrem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 33,509 at the 2010 census.[3]

Pleasant Grove is home to a unique summer festival, Strawberry Days, the longest continuing community celebration in Utah to date.[6][7] The city hosts the annual festival, usually during the third week of June. A rodeo held in conjunction with this festival brings competitors and spectators from throughout the West. The festival includes parades, a carnivalpageants and other activities. Although no strawberries are currently grown commercially in the city, the festival takes its name from a time when strawberries were a major economic activity in the city. The first Strawberry Day celebration was held the second week of June, 1921.[7] It was organized by the Wasatch Club, the forerunner of the Chamber of Commerce.[8]