Pioneer Day is an official occasion celebrated on July 24 in the U.S. territory of Utah, with a few festivals in areas of encompassing states initially settled by Mormon pioneers. It remembers the passage of Brigham Young and the principal gathering of Mormon pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847, where the Latter-day Saints settled in the wake of being constrained from Nauvoo, Illinois, and different areas in the eastern United States. Marches, firecrackers, rodeos, and different merriments help honor the occasion. Like July 4, numerous nearby and all state-run government workplaces and numerous organizations are shut on Pioneer Day.
Notwithstanding being an official occasion in Utah, Pioneer Day is viewed as an exceptional event by numerous individuals from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On Pioneer Day, some Latter-day Saints walk bits of the Mormon Trail or reenact entering the Salt Lake Valley by pushcart. Modern Saints all through the United States and around the globe may observe July 24 in recognition of the LDS Church's pioneer period, with tunes, moves, potlucks, and pioneer related exercises.