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Sep 22
Macy Gray

Spend an evening with R&B and soul singer Macy Gray when she brings her The Way Tour to The Depot.

Sep 27
X96 Big Ass Show

Eighteen years, hundreds of bands, two stages and several venues throughout the years but the X96 Big Ass Show is at Gallivan to stay! Come to the Gallivan Center for the Big Ass Show and meet your favorite bands and X96 DJs, drink some frosty beverages, taste some great food and experience all that amazing Galllivan festivals have to offer!

Aug 23 - Oct 4
Boot Scootin' Boogie - Utah's 1st and Only Country Bum

"Daisy Dukes and Cowboy Boots". The Boot Scootin' Boogie Run is a western themed, cowboy kickin' themed obstacles mud run. So Cowboy Up!! Live Entertainment

Ya'll think playing in the mud is fun? Just imagine playing in mud while romping like a cowboy or cowgirl. The Boot Scootin' Boogie is a western themed, cowboy kickin' themed obstacles mud run.
Get down and dirty in the mud with challenging obstacles, such as:
•Rope wrangling
•Hay mound hopping
•Cattle chutes
•Cowpie slinging
•Fence flinging
•Milky way
•Two step terrain
•Snake in the boot

So shine up those belt buckles and bring your little cowboys and cowgirls. This is going to be a party that even the youngsters don't want to miss.

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Aug 16 - Oct 12
Oktoberfest

Snowbird's Oktoberfest began in 1973, when two men costumed in leather lederhosen, inspired by the towering mountains that reminded them of their homeland, came to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort to play their accordions and sing in their native German tongue. Now – attracting over 60,000 visitors annually – Oktoberfest has grown to become one of the largest festivals in Utah. Oktoberfest includes Oktoberfest Halle featuring the tastes of Bavaria with entertainment from local and national German bands and yodelers.

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City Creek Named Best Mall in the Americas

Published: 01/15/2013

by Jasen Lee, KSL

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City's newest shopping mecca is receiving international acclaim. City Creek Center has been named Best Retail Development by the International Property Awards for 2012.

 

City Creek Center, owned and managed by Michigan-based Taubman and co-developed with Utah-based City Creek Reserve Inc., won in the Americas region, which includes the U.S., Canada, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. The center also placed in the top three in the World's Best Retail Development category.

 

"City Creek Center broke new ground, from sustainable design and community collaboration to breathtaking features and amenities," said Ron Loch, vice president of planning and design for Taubman. "It's exciting to be recognized by this esteemed group as the best retail project in the Americas region in 2012."

 

Opened in March, City Creek is the centerpiece of Salt Lake City's mixed-use downtown redevelopment project undertaken privately by City Creek Reserve Inc. — a real estate arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

 

Anchored by Macy's and Nordstrom, the shopping center includes more than 100 stores and restaurants in a casual, walkable environment. The development is on track to attract 16.2 million visitors in its first year of operation.

 

"City Creek's unique retail center has enlivened the surrounding blocks,” said Bill Williams, lead architect for City Creek Reserve Inc. “It is attracting new residents and drawing locals and tourists downtown again."

Constructed for an estimated cost of more than $1 billion, the center anchors a sustainably designed urban community that features a 700,000-square-foot shopping center with a retractable roof, a creek, a pedestrian skybridge and choreographed fountains. 

 

“City Creek Center is a world-class experience in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City," said general manager Linda Wardell. "People have recognized this, and downtown Salt Lake City is more vibrant than ever."

 

Established 18 years ago, the International Property Awards recognize achievement in residential and commercial property development worldwide, including Africa, Europe, Arabia, Asia Pacific, the United Kingdom and the Americas.

 

Judging is carried out by a panel of more than 80 experts covering every aspect of the property business. The competition included more than 2,000 entries from 89 countries in categories such as retail, residential, office and mixed-use properties, among others.

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