HotelsFind Places to StayFrom the heart of the city to the edge of the wilderness, Salt Lake has a host of options for you to set up a perfect base camp for your visit to Salt Lake.Coming downtown to attend the 187th LDS General Conference? Shilo Inn Salt Lake City Hotel is pleased to offer a ...moreLooking for a weekend getaway? Relax in one of our spacious suites and let someone else do the dishes with our “...moreCome to Park City and enjoy our new powder! Stay for 3 nights at the regular price and get your 4th night FREE at...morePackage includes: •Two Ski Salt Lake Super passes per room per night. •Ski Salt Lake Super Pass includes roun...moreEnter to win a Ski Sandy Utah winter vacation package! Sign up at: http://sandychamber.com/skisandy/join-con...moreWe just finished a full remodel on all of our sleeping rooms and we want YOU to come enjoy a night away from home...moreComing to town to do some genealogy research? - Shilo Inns Hotel (just 2 short blocks south of the Genealogy Libr...moreIt’s hard to believe that it is Back to School time! Come do your school shopping at the South Towne Mall and sta...moreadvertisement
RestaurantsYou're never far from your next great Salt Lake mealBecause a surprisingly diverse assortment of cafés and restaurants are waiting for you. From great American classics to dining options from every corner of the world, you will find exactly what your tastebuds are craving for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.Restaurants SearchPosted on February 27, 2014With the Oscars just around the corner this weekend, the votes have been compiled and Bambara's bartenders are going out on a limb to predict "The Wolf of Wall Street" as Best Picture. To have a little fun with the buzz surrounding the 2014 Academy Awards, Bambara created original specialty drinks, each designed for an Oscar "Best Picture" nominee and crafted by the expert bartenders in Bambara's popular gathering hotspot, "The Vault." From the big nomination announcement until March 2 …morePosted on February 10, 2014by Gastronomic SLCEvery single known restaurant in the milky way will be competing for your dining dollar come February 14th. With valentines day still two weeks there’s still just enough time to book a table, but the choice can be overwhelming. Who exactly is offering that je ne sais quoi to impress your special someone. Here are six local restaurants looking to make this valentines one to remember. BambaraFor the special day executive chef Nathan Powers will feature special entrée offerings while pastry …morePosted on January 14, 2014by Gastronomic SLCObsidian/Tricycle Wine Company DinnerThis winter, Alta's Shallow Shaft restaurant is hosting a series of wine focused dinners. Now in its 46th season, the restaurant overlooks the base of Alta Ski Resort and with a 23 page wine menu on hand - was winner of Salt Lake Magazine’s “Best Wine List” and City Weekly’s pick for “Best High Altitude Dining” in 2011.The next dinner focuses on the Obsidian/Tricycle Wine Company and is held on January 15th.The Shallow Shaft10199 E Hwy 210, …morePosted on December 16, 2013by Gastronomic SLCCaputo's Market And Deli One of the first stops on my Christmas shopping list every year is Caputo's. While I can't eat pate and salami day in day out - I more than make up for it during the holidays with a splurge-o-rama at Caputo's. Amongst the gourmet chocolate, cheeses, meats and other groceries I asked Yelena Caputo to give me the low down on what's hot at Caputo's this holiday season - here's the scoop: A new line of chocolate gift collections, that have already been a big hit …morePosted on December 9, 2013by Gastronomic SLCThe last few days and weeks has seen a merry go round of SLC chefs at local restaurants. So much so, here's a quick recap of some of the more notable changes.Greg Neville is no longer associated with East side Italian eatery Lugano and is instead moving on to the Solitude Resort. Jonah Hornsby, former chef di cucina, has taken over the restaurant bringing chef Barney Northrop on board. Speaking to Hornsby he told me:"My vision is to build on the concept that Greg had created but …morePosted on November 27, 2013by Gastronomic SLCAs the holiday season starts its inevitable assault on our senses, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. The prospect of hosting family, tending the kitchen and keeping a smile on your face - well - even I've thought about holing up in the crawlspace until the new year near once or twice. Before you start investigating hibernation supplies though, check out these thanksgiving dining options for 2013, sure to take some of the stress and pressure off this holiday. The crawlspace will still …morePosted on November 18, 2013by Marsha MaxwellSushi is not as exotic as it may have been a decade ago - it's easy to find passable ready-made sushi in many grocery stores. But the best sushi is still made by trained chefs in sushi restaurants, and there are plenty of places in the Salt Lake area to get fresh, beautiful, creative sushi. Here are a few of my favorites in different parts of the Salt Lake Valley.* = highly recommendedSLC Central* TakashiWidely regarded as the best sushi restaurant, and one of the best restaurants …morePosted on November 13, 2013by Gastronomic SLCFaustina Autumn “Brewmaster’s” BrunchOn November 16th Faustina in downtown Salt Lake is hosting a special “Brewmaster’s Brunch” with EPIC Brewing Co. starting at 1 p.m. EPIC Brewing will be on hand to educate diners about EPIC Brewing fundamentals and the distinctions of each selection, along with tasting notes for beers complementing Chef de Cuisine Joe Kemp’s special autumn brunch menu. “Since joining the team at Faustina earlier this year I’ve been excited to turn my creative culinary talent …morePosted on October 14, 2013by Marsha MaxwellOne thing I love to do is check out a new bakery - cakes and cookies are my weakness. For the past few months I've been sampling the goods at several of Salt Lake City's finest bakeries, serving everything from all-American doughnuts, brownies and chocolate chip cookies to more refined European fare like macarons, mille-feuille and pain au chocolat. I've put together an updated list of 21 of Salt Lake City's best bakeries, including old standbys like Banbury Cross and Gourmandise and newer …morePosted on October 11, 2013by Gastronomic SLCFans of ZY might want to note the restaurant is no more. Well, sort of. Today the sign on the restaurant changes, signalling the revamp of the business as “Alamexo”. Wait, don’t run off sobbing over the loss of ZY and chef Matt Lake just yet. In an interview with the SL Tribune Lake mentioned, “it’s just a change, not a closure, we’ll offer the same level of service with a new menu”. For an idea of the cuisine at Alamexo, some brief detective work around the web highlights an …moreadvertisement
SkiThe Official site for Salt Lake Ski ResortsSki Salt Lake is the official website for visitors planning a ski vacation in Utah. With four world class ski resorts - all just minutes from our international airport.Posted on February 3, 2014by Annie StuderFor many ‘the greatest snow on earth' is synonymous to Utah and the Wasatch …morePosted on December 24, 2013by Erika WigginsWe've all heard the saying "no pain, no gain," and I've certainly …morePosted on November 18, 2013by Kathy DaltonWinter is coming and with it come freezing temperatures. Whether you need a little …morePosted on November 13, 2013by Jessica FredricksonGreetings Hardcore, Fair-weather and Skiers of all Kinds, Ski season has arrived …morePosted on November 4, 2013by Kathy DaltonAdventure Mom, Kristing Sokol, shares how to ride the Snowbird Tram for almost …morePosted on November 4, 2013by Annie Studer1. Unbeatable snow. Even in an off season in Utah, it's better than …morePosted on October 9, 2013by Jessica FredricksonThe resorts have had their first snowfall and that means winter is upon us. With …morePosted on March 12, 2013by Jessica FredricksonWhen it starts to warm up in the city it’s easy to forget the nearly …morePosted on February 28, 2013by Maile KeoneA few weeks ago three friends and I strapped on …moreadvertisement
- Things to Do
Things to DoOne thing you'll never do is run out of things to do.Take some time to see the sights in and around our beautiful city and state. After you've read all about what Salt Lake has to offer, you might want to add a day (or two!) to your trip to really enjoy yourself.Search Attractionsadvertisement
EventsThere is so much happening in Salt LakeTheatre, dance, music, visual arts, museums, sports and more, Salt Lake is a busy place.Events Search
Mar 6Leo Libations: Wines of Burgundy
Do your taste buds a favor and explore different red wines made from Pinot Noir grapes and white wines made from Chardonnay grapes. These wines are made from a region in Eastern France, southeast of Paris. Nothing quite compares in aroma and flavor to a great red Burgundy.Mar 6Pacifica Quartet
The Chamber Music Society of Salt Lake City presents Pacifica Quartet. The program includes Mozart's Quartet in F Major, K. 590, Shostakovich's Quartet No. 7 in F Sharp minor and Brahms' Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1.Mar 6Pacifica Quartet - Masterclass Workshop
The Pacifica Quartet - Masterclass Workshop will be held at Rm. 270.Mar 6Dance Theatre of Harlem
When the lights came up on Dance Theatre of Harlem earlier this month at the Kennedy Center, there was a burst of ecstatic applause before the dancers took a single step, demonstrating America’s enduring love for this internationally acclaimed, ethnically diverse ballet company.
The company is renowned for its distinct blend of classical ballet and African American cultural influences. The repertoire reflects the energy, direction, and vitality of American dance from Petipa to Balanchine and Byrd.
Learn more about the rebirth of Dance Theatre of Harlem in this New York Times profile, short documentary, and a Newsweek cover article on the inspiring story of DTH’s youngest ballerina Michaela DePrince.Mar 6Alta Lodge Women's Intermediate-Advanced Ski Camp
Just for women, the Alta Lodge Women's Ski Camp brings together the best of the Alf Engen Ski School's instructors for three days of instruction and four nights of lodging, breakfasts and dinners. You’ll be in a fun environment where you can challenge yourself, improve your technique and meet some new ski buddies. During the three-day camp, participants can expect to improve their skiing ability and skiing confidence so they can advance to exploring Alta’s legendary terrain.
"I thought the instruction was exceptional. All instructors were friendly, enthusiastic, supportive and fun to be around." Martha F. 2008
The group camaraderie starts the first night when we meet for dinner the evening before the on-the-hill session begins. During that time, you’ll get the info on the newest women specific skis so we can help you pick the right skis for you. Off the hill, we'll meet for après ski, dinners and breakfasts. In your spare time, relax….you can take a sauna or hot tub, or schedule an in-room massage.
"I met many great women from all over who love to ski!" Susan I. 2010
For women age 18 and older, this intensive clinic is designed for the intermediate through advanced level skier who is ready for new challenges in ski terrain and conditions, such as Alta’s famous powder snow.
Ability level: You should be comfortable on blue runs, ready to venture on to ungroomed or steeper terrain.
Arrival: March 6
Departure: March 10
· four nights lodging, breakfasts and dinner
· three full days of ski instruction
· three days of lift tickets: 2 Alta, 1 Alta-Snowbird
· high end demo skis; boots available if needed
$2,247 per person, double occupancy, standard room
$2,845 for single occupancy, standard room
Includes tax and service charge.Mar 6Books to Die For - The Last Policeman
Don't miss this book discussion group for crime fiction fanatics. This month's book is The Last Policeman by Ben Winters.Mar 6Kids Consignment Sale
Just Between Friends is the “nation’s leading children’s and maternity consignment sales event.”
Our spring sale will have over 10,000 sq. ft. filled with new and gently used:
· Spring/Summer clothing: sized newborn through Juniors
· Toys: bikes, outdoor toys, small toys, educational toys, etc.
· Sports equipment
· Baby gear: carseats, strollers, carriers, play gyms, etc.
· Nursery and Kids’ furniture
· And more!
Salt Lake County Equestrian Center
2100 W. 11400 S., South Jordan
Thursday 9am-10am with $5 admission. 10am-8pm, free admission
On Saturday, many items are HALF PRICE!
The sale is clean, bright and organized! It’s a retail experience with yard sale prices!
Feel good when you shop with Just Between Friends. Our sale benefits, in part, The Four of Hearts Foundation.
Mar 7Scientist in the Spotlight: Great Basin Mammals with E
Join NHMU mammalogist Eric Rickart to learn about a resurvey project designed to inform the conservation of biodiversity and natural resources in Utah’s Great Basin region. See mammal specimens from the Museum’s collection, comparative photographs, and tools from the field. And, learn how Eric’s work is helping to put together a picture of Utah’s changing climate- past, present, and future.Mar 8Ring around the Rose: African Drums
Learn some new dance moves and pick up a new beat in our most hands-on show of the year!Mar 8Tomato Propagation Workshop
Would you like to harvest tomatoes all summer long? Join instructor Golden Reeves, aka "The Tomato King," to uncover the secrets of basic seed propagation, tips for successful tomato gardening, and techniques to extend the growing season. Participants will plant and take home a flat of tomato and pepper seeds to germinate and receive three Wall O' Waters, so tomato sprouts can be planted in the garden before the last frost. Limited to 16 participants.Mar 10Galactic
Galactic is coming to The Depot on March 10th!
Tickets go on sale Friday, October 11 at 10:00 a.m.
Doors open: 7:00PM, Showtime: 8:00PM
Tickets available at all Smith's Tix locations, charge by phone 801-467-TIXX or toll free at 1-800-888-TIXX, and online at smithstix.com (http://bit.ly/galactic2014slc)
Tickets are also available at the Depot box office day of show starting at 5PM (excluding club nights & private events) and on Friday's between 2PM-6PM (excluding holidays)
Interested in being a part of the street team? Inquire at http://bit.ly/ucstreetteam
For VIP information please call 801-355-5522 or E-mail depotVIP@uconcerts.com
The Depot | 400 W. South Temple | www.depotslc.com | 21+
(while supplies last - subject to change - 8 ticket limit)Mar 12Bayside
Don't miss out on a night of punk rock when Bayside bring their tour in support of their upcoming album, Cult, with guests Four Year Strong, Daylight and Mixtapes to In The Venue.Mar 12Utah Jazz vs Dallas Mavericks
Watch the Utah Jazz take on the Dallas at EnergySolutions Arena!Mar 13International Sportsmen's Expo - Salt Lake City
KSL presents ISE Salt Lake, Utah’s largest annual marketplace of fishing, hunting and camping products, boats, campers and other recreational vehicles. The quarter-million-sq.-ft. ISE also spotlights hundreds of guides and outfitters, lodges and resorts from Utah, the West, Alaska, Africa and Canada. A youth-activity area reinforces the event’s family appeal. The ISE also features Utah, western and even world championship contests for archery, DockDogs, Dutch-oven cooking, fly casting and game calling. Children under 16 and active military with ID enter for no charge.Mar 14Women's Tennis: University of Utah Athletics vs Unive
Women's Tennis: University of Utah Athletics host University of California, Los Angeles at Salt Lake City, Utah.Mar 1411th Annual Salt Lake City International Tattoo Conven
The Salt Lake City Tattoo Convention continues to feature a select group of world-class artists showcasing a variety of styles and techniques, this year is no exception.
Due to the high profile nature of our artists, we recommend that you contact them prior to the convention to make appointments!Mar 15University of Utah Gymnastics: Georgia
Join the seniors off in style for Senior Night with the Stars. In honor of the seniors fans will receive a special light-up item. Get in your seats early for the Senior Night recognition.Mar 15Tyrannosaurus Sue: A Cretaceous Concerto
Every kid loves dinosaurs and every kid loves music. Put the two together and you get the delightful tale of a Tyrannosaurus Rex named Sue. Sit back and let yourself be transported all the way back to the Cretaceous Period by the instruments of the orchestra as they tell the amazing story of her life. - See more at: http://www.utahsymphony.org/concerts/item/885-tyrannosaurus-sue-a-cretaceous-concerto#sthash.RWEZxozC.dpufMar 15Young Dubliners
Get into the St. Patty's Day spirit when the Young Dubliners bring their celtic rock to The Depot!Mar 15One Day for Every Day
One Day Can Make a Difference – A special event for people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) and their care partners who want to learn more about the disease. Event features information about MS and an oral treatment. This is an opportunity for people with MS to connect with the community. Highlights include:
• MS Expert Panel: A neurologist, people with MS, and others will discuss MS and a treatment option, and will answer questions.
• Workshops: Join 1 of 3 different sessions led by experts on relationships, communication, technology and other topics. Come ready to participate in the one that interests you most:
o Effectively Communicate Your MS Story: Learn how to tell your MS story to loved ones, friends, and others in your life in a way that honors your experience.
o Make Technology Work for You: Learn how technology may be able to help people living with relapsing MS.
o MS and Your Relationships: Get suggestions and explore strategies for having open conversations with others.
• MS Health Fair: Organizations, companies and support groups devoted to people living with MS will be on hand to talk, share and help.
We’re bringing together a diverse group of people—health care providers, patient advocates, experts from various fields, people with MS, their care partners, and you. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Free parking is available. Walk-ins are welcome but registration is encouraged. We hope you’ll join us! One Day Can Make a Difference.Mar 15Siamsa: Utahs Irish Festival
An annual celebration of traditional Irish music and dance, this year’s Siamsa features special guests from Jim O’ the Mills in Co. Tipperary, Ireland. Also the best Utah Irish dance schools, traditional Irish music by Utah artists, Irish food and the craic.Mar 15St Patrick's Day Parade
"Gift of the Gaels ... A Legacy of Legend and Myth" is the theme for this year’s observance of the annual festivities celebrating the Feast of St. Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint. Expect banshee, leprechaun, pookas and changelings to invade downtown Salt Lake City, together with great figures of Irish legend including Fionn MacCumhaill, The Fianna and Cuchulain.
The Parade begins at 10am, and the route will be the same as last year, through the Gateway Centeradvertisement
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Planning ToolsPlanes, Trains, and Decent Rental Cars.They don't call Salt Lake the "Crossroads of the West" for nothing. Getting here is a snap, with easy access by road, rail, and air.Try Our Trip PlannerAs you browse the site, add hotel, restaurant, or attraction listings, Coupons, or Events to your Trip Planner and then create your own itinerary through a simple drag and drop interface. more »advertisement
- About Salt Lake
About Salt LakeWe're different. You're welcome.A beautiful, safe, and vibrant destination, the Salt Lake Valley combines unparalleled access to natural recreation, a bustling economy, dynamic nightlife, remarkable history, warm hospitality, and of course unmatched proximity to Utah's Greatest Snow on Earth.™Posted on February 27, 2014by Gastronomic SLCWith the Oscars just around the corner this weekend, the votes have been compiled …morePosted on February 25, 2014by Janet HovorkaOver the past 10 years, I have traveled with my company, Family ChartMasters, to …morePosted on February 24, 2014by Marsha MaxwellTrampoline parks and bounce play areas are a great place for kids of all …morePosted on February 20, 2014by Michelle PowellFor those learning about Utah's Pioneer history, one of the first places people go …morePosted on February 18, 2014by Gastronomic SLCDid you know Utah is the home of America’s oldest known chocolate? That’s not the …morePosted on February 14, 2014by Marsha MaxwellWith kids out of school and parents off work, President's Day is a great time for …morePosted on February 13, 2014by Marsha MaxwellThe state of Utah will be well represented as the 2014 Winter Olympic …morePosted on February 10, 2014by Gastronomic SLCEvery single known restaurant in the milky way will be competing for your dining …morePosted on February 3, 2014by Annie StuderFor many ‘the greatest snow on earth' is synonymous to Utah and the Wasatch …moreMarch 3, 2014By Greg Heil, singletracks.com -- While we all love to dream about shredding the best mountain bike destinations in North America, the sad ...moreMarch 3, 2014Salt Lake County, UT— Representative Brad Wilson, Senator Stuart Adams and Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams said consensus language has b...moreMarch 2, 2014By sninet.com - Alta, #1: "With the great weather we've had here, what's not to like?" Salt Lake's four world-class resorts are in the top ...moreFebruary 28, 2014By Marc Peruzzi, Outside Magazine -- There’s a ferocious battle for snowsports business being waged right now between these two western sta...moreadvertisement