Gardner Village Blog A LONG List of Fun Woodland Fairy Experiences to Enjoy
Wednesday Jun 9 2021

Our Woodland Fairies aren’t the only ones taking flight right now. The Gardner Village shops are in full fairy motion with fun make-and-take projects, special events, and fanciful fairy merchandise. From fairy parades and unicorns to train rides and crafts, let’s take a look at what’s in store for you through June 26, 2021.

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WHEN: Every Saturday at noon now through June 26, 2021.


Most of the fairies you’ll spot at The Village are tiny, but every now and then you’ll find one with extra ‘people’ magic who’s made herself into a human-sized fairy friend. These gorgeous sprites happily host a weekly parade with stops throughout The Village.


The fun begins outside of Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique, where the mood is set with music. This quaint shop hosts the parade each week.

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With a parade put on by fairies, it’s best to expect the unexpected. You never know when a sweet bear bearing gifts might happen by from Chocolate Covered Wagon.

 Chocolate Covered Wagon

Come prepared to share your heart’s desire… secretly, of course. You’ll frolic across the Wishing Bridge, where you’ll learn how to pass your deepest wants onto the fairies who just LOVE making magic happen.

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What’s a fairy parade without a dance party? 

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Of course, a human-sized fairy isn’t complete without her lovely unicorn. Our friends at The Farm just happen to have one in their care.

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Of course, YOU are the real stars of this show. Come in your finest fairy fashion or get dolled up once you’ve arrived. Several of our shops carry fairy accessories, and you’ll find runway-ready fairy attire at Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique and The Crystal Fairy.

Seems safe to say this is so much more than just a casual stroll about The Village. At this parade, you’ll dance, you’ll sing, and, of course, you’ll take plenty of pics. No wonder this has quickly become a favorite annual spring/summer tradition for Utah families!

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The shops at Gardner Village know how to get in on the fun. Here are a few of the make-and-take projects you can look forward to with your next visit: 

Fairy Finders at Willow Hill Yarn Co.

What’s a fairy hunt without proper gear? Prepare to spot those fairies like a boss with these adorable, yarn-wrapped binoculars.

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Pretty Pixie Dust at Simply Flowers

At last, a dust that we WANT to have on hand. Choose from one of several colors and bottle up some pixie sparkle to brighten up your home. Cost is $8 per bottle.

Simply Flowers

Fairy Offering Bags at The Crystal Fairy

If you’re looking for the fairy experts, you’ve come to the right place. Learn fascinating details about these captivating creatures while creating a Fairy Offering Bag, filled with eco-friendly treasures you can leave for fairies to find. 

The Crystal Fairy

Fairy Gardens & Fairy Tea Parties at Seven Gables Mercantile

Bring your own garden to life with a miniature fairy scene. Kids and adults alike enjoy creating these charming one-pot-fairy-stops. If relaxing with a spot of tea (or another refreshing beverages) is more your thing, you'll want to sign up for a seat at the Fancy Fairy Tea Party. Learn more here



Complete your Woodland Fairies experience with any of these memorable fairy activities: 

Winged Pony Rides at The Farm

Okay, so the wings are optional, but you have to admit, cute wing-adorned kiddos sitting atop horses and ponies does make for a photo you’re sure to mark with a heart in your camera roll.

 The Farm

Of course, you never know what other “horses” you’ll spot at The Farm this time of year!

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Train Rides on the Gardner Village Express at The Train Shoppe

Take in the full fairy sites aboard this newest Gardner Village addition. Kids and adults are invited to ride, and tickets are just $4. All aboard!

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The Great Fairy Escape at A Great Escape

This all-ages escape room captures all the fairy mystery and magic. It’s a great way to enjoy some family time and test your puzzle-solving skills.

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Learn more about our Woodland Fairies and additional activities to enjoy here.


The Woodland Fairies fun ends soon! Make sure you set your flight path to Gardner Village by June 26, 2021, to enjoy the whimsy that awaits. While the parade and some activities are only available on Saturdays and other select times, any time is a great time to stop by and catch that fairy feeling each week, Monday through Saturday. Read more about the free winged things you can do here.  

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Whether you fly, come by horseback, or hop a train, we can’t wait to see you and your fairy friends soon!

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