While it is no surprise that Holly Days attracts visitors from outside the area, it can be surprising sometimes to learn just how far some have traveled. Vernal City Manager Quinn Bennion provided a summary of this year’s event including the news that the crowds included guests from as far away as Australia! An estimated 8,000 people enjoyed the days festivities and roughly $20,000 dollars worth of gifts were given away between the prize give-away, Bingo, cash machine, and game show. “There was a great response to the new events this year – archery tag, laser tag, the video game trailer and other games,” shares Bennion. “Participants braved the cold weather and the snow flurries to enjoy the events and activities. Others ventured indoors to Western Park and the conference center to warm up and enjoy the festivities.” Holly Days is made possible every year thanks to the generous donations of area businesses.