Lehi Round-Up’s grand tradition captured in photos

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Lehi Round-Up Week, usually held every summer, was canceled this year, much like many other city festivals and celebrations. The Round-Up is a longstanding tradition in Lehi, which began decades ago with a rodeo.

To help residents reminisce about the yearly celebration, the Round-Up committee held a photo contest earlier in the summer. People were invited to enter photos of past Round-Up Week activities. Photos of parades, families celebrating together and, of course, the rodeo, were shared on the Lehi Round-Up Facebook page.

The weeklong celebration is named for one of the most popular events every year – the rodeo. According to Lara Bangerter, Lehi Historical Society and Archives director, the first year that the city hosted a rodeo is believed to be 1937. The rodeo is now held for three nights every year during Round-Up Week.

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