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.Book your family or group stay between December 4th 2014 and January 16th and receive our double queen rooms for ...moreFlexible Dates? Great Rates! Receive 10%- 30% savings on select vacation rental properties for select dates. I...moreMilitary Discount Park City Lodging, Inc. and our property owners are pleased to support our military service ...moreLodging as low as $63 per person per night! Enjoy the spacious comfort of your "home away from home" PLUS a fr...moreComing downtown to attend the 187th LDS General Conference? Shilo Inn Salt Lake City Hotel is pleased to offer a ...moreStay with Park City Lodging, Inc. over Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend (Jan 16-19) and receive 25% OFF 3 nights of...moreMay: Take advantage of our special meeting packages to enjoy springtime in the Rockies at Canyons Resort in Park...moreMention Comic Con Winter or Fall 2014. Show either ticket stub or pictures of you dressed to killor mention Visi...moreJanuary: Take advantage of our special meeting packages to enjoy the wonders of winter at Canyons Resort in Park...moreThe Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Sandy is newly renovated with offering guests a comfortable, spacious updated...moreShop 'til you drop at Fashion Place Mall in Salt Lake City, and let our hotel offer you a refreshing escape with ...moreThe Hampton Inn & Suite Park City is offering 20% off our Best Available Rate during the Martin Luther King Holid...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 December 2, 2014byAfter three eye-opening adventures in Salt Lake City, everyone's favorite time-traveling pioneer winds up at an art show/dance party called Sketch Cabaret. He sticks with his favorite adult beverage (milk), but he parties with the rest of 'em like the best of 'em. Watch Episode 1, Episode 2, and Episode 3. Featured in this episode: Metro Bar This is the Place Heritage Park The City Library City Creek Center Zions Bank …morePosted on November 25, 2014byAfter discovering a cave that transported him through time, a pioneer from 1847 found himself in modern-day Salt Lake. His first adventure in the city involved a downtown bike ride. Next up, the pioneer enters a "world of wonder and enlightenment" and gets a hookup from a familiar face. Featured in this episode: The Leonardo The Roof Restaurant This is the Place Heritage Park The City Library City Creek Center Zions Bank The Peery Hotel …morePosted on November 25, 2014byIn 1847, a disgruntled pioneer arrived in a big valley cradling a prehistoric saltwater lake. While searching for something to drink, he discovered a cave that transported him through time to modern-day Salt Lake City. In the third stage of his adventures in the city, he encounters a strange and menacing modern creature before ducking into a popular brew pub to quench his thirst and impress some locals. Featured in this episode: Wasatch Brew PubThis is the Place …morePosted on November 25, 2014by SLUG MagazineOmar's Rawtopia in Sugar House will surprise and delight even the most stubborn skeptic of raw and/or vegan cuisine. The unique dishes include simple favorites like housemade Hummus and Tabouli Bites, served in boats of fresh lettuce, and tantalizing wonderments such as the Nut Burger, a rich and flavorful macadamia-nut patty stacked with fresh toppings and served between two cabbage leaves. The rest of the menu is just as creative and delicious, and in addition to being raw and …morePosted on November 24, 2014by Marsha MaxwellUtah has been named the 4th "least miserable" state for celebrating Thanksgiving, based on the likelihood of unfortunate events such as food poisoning, relatives binge drinking, and political arguments at the dinner table. I love Thanksgiving and would never call it miserable, although food poisoning might change my mind. What I do struggle with sometimes is the challenge of shopping for, preparing, and cleaning up after a huge Thanksgiving dinner. Many of Salt Lake's restaurants and …morePosted on November 3, 2014by Toni IsomRomeo and Juliet, Bogart and Bacall, Wall-E and EVE—the greatest love stories of the ages have nothing on Salt Lake’s burning desire for the weekend event known as brunch.Across the Wasatch Front you’ll find everything from five-star fine dining to buffet free-for-alls—and yes, there are Bloodys, mimosas, and boozy coffees, too. See the guide to some of our favorite Salt Lake brunch destinations here. …morePosted on October 27, 2014by Toni IsomNothing works up an appetite like playing outside. Something about the combination of fresh air, natural scenery, and spent calories makes eating a big, juicy burger seem like the only appropriate course of action. The burgers in this list were chosen for their post-ski-day deliciousness, but they'll satisfy a post-run, post-bike-ride, or post-hike craving equally well.See the ultimate guide to Salt Lake's post-adventure burgers here. …morePosted on June 18, 2014by Toni IsomWHAT IS GREENBIKE? GREENbike, also known as SLC Bike Share, is a growing network of shareable bikes stationed throughout downtown Salt Lake. GREENbike is a nonprofit organization supported by Salt Lake County and the Downtown Alliance. It tracks and maintains the bikes, and it aims to expand its network, decrease congestion, and improve air quality. Aside from these lofty communal benefits, bike riding provides citizens and visitors an intimate connection with the city that car travel …morePosted on June 12, 2014by Toni IsomDo you know an enchanted corner of Salt Lake City? An uncaptured angle? A local dish, scene, or work of art prime for its pixel-y debut? Well, now's your chance to represent. Salt Lake Exposed is a photo competition for photographers of all levels. It doesn't matter if you snap quickies with your phone or painstakingly compose long exposures; we want to see the city through your eyes. Here's how to enter and win... Contest Details Enter the contest on the Visit Salt Lake …morePosted on February 27, 2014by Gastronomic SLCWith 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 …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.Dec 20 - Dec 23Marry Christmas
This season's Script-In-Hand Series is something special for the holidays: Marry Christmas! Celebrate the first anniversary of marriage equality with us as we share real-life marriage stories. All proceeds benefit Restore Our Humanity. Cast TBA, directed by Jason Bowcutt.Dec 24Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks
Join us at dusk on the Plaza Deck for bonfires, the Torchlight Parade, and a great fireworks display. At the end, Santa Claus will rappel out of the Tram to say hello to the kids!
In the Snowbird Center, there will also be a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.Dec 5 - Dec 27A Year with Frog and Toad
SLAC believes in the power of the arts to enhance children’s literacy, educational performance and interest in learning. A Year with Frog and Toad will include eight free matinee performances for over 1,400 Title I schoolchildren. As school curriculums continue to narrow at the expense of the arts, SLAC’s free performances provide a live theatrical experience to academically at-risk schoolchildren who often lack access to opportunities as basic as field trips and arts exposure. SLAC will also offer discounted performances for non-Title I schools; literary partnerships with the Salt Lake City Public Library and local bookstores; an online study guide available for schools and students as they prepare for their visits; and collaborations with local organizations and sponsors.Dec 5 - Dec 31The Nutcracker
The New York Times critic called it “one of the best productions I’ve ever seen.” You’ll call it pure entertainment and a wonderful holiday experience. Join Clara, her magical nutcracker prince and exotic characters from around the world, for the 59th edition of William Christiansen’s The Nutcracker and see why this is the longest-running full production in America.Dec 29 - Dec 31EVE WinterFest
Salt Lake City comes to life with EVE WinterFest, a three-day celebration with concerts, DJs, grown-up drinks and engaging activities for kids and families. Discover everything that downtown has to offer with one all-access pass. With twelve venues and over 100 individual events, Eve WinterFest is jam packed with fun for everyone. Cheer on the Utah Jazz against the Minnesota Timberwolves, skate under the lights at The Gallivan Center, or learn about the universe at the Clark Planetarium Hansen Dome. Plus, all of your family favorites such as Bounce Town, Ball Room, and HoopDeDoo are back. Ring in the new year with music from Fictionist, a VIP party at UMOCA and the USA's largest disco ball.Dec 31 - Jan 1EVE Hops and Spirits VIP Experience
New this year as part of the EVE Winter Fest is the VIP Experience at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. This immersive 21-and-older event features locally made Epic Brewery, Jack Rabbit Gin, Vida Tequila, Five Wives Vodka and savory appetizers, all in a setting of spontaneous performances with beats provided by SLC’s finest, DJ Jesse Walker.Jan 1 - Jan 3Holiday Carnival and Expo
Carnival with rides, games, food, laser tag, climbing wall, dunking booth to dunk elves, Santa and others in fake snow, giant "Giving Tree" with donations and proceeds from the event to go to Reach the Children USA; and exhibit booths (home improvement, boutique, health and wellness and others).Jan 8Utah Adventure Journal Speaker Series at Snowbird - Wi
Hear inspiring tales of outdoor adventures from Utah's most prolific outdoor athletes in the fourth year of The Utah Adventure Journal Speaker Series at Snowbird. Speaker Series 2014/15 Schedule 01/08 - Will Gadd, 30 trips of a lifetime in 60 minutes 01/22 - Doug Stoup, Skiing the Planet 02/05 - Scott Marketwitz, Stories Behind the Images 02/12 - Brody Leven, Pedal to Peaks 03/05 - Jim Harris, Patagonia SPICE 03/19 - Andrew McLean, The Slotterhouse 03/26 - Annelise Loevlie, A Universal Language Location: Wildflower Lounge in Iron Blosam at SnowbirdJan 9Randy Rogers Band
The State Room presents a night of country with the Randy Rogers Band at The Depot.Jan 10Pairing Snowbird - Willamette Valley Vineyards
Pairing Snowbird presents Willamette Valley Vineyards at The Lodge Bistro. Tantalize your palate with an exquisite four-course meal, paired with some of Willamette Valley's finest assortment of wines.Jan 11Richard Elliott and Tony Arnold
Celebrated soprano Tony Arnold returns to NOVA for Messiaen’s poignant song cycle,Harawi. The first half of this event features the Choristers of the Madeleine Choir School singing Gregorian Chant and Mormon Tabernacle organist Richard Elliot performing Bach’s Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor.Jan 13Utah Jazz vs Golden State Warriors
Come see the Utah Jazz as they take on the Golden State Warriors.Jan 10 - Jan 14Alta Powder Tracks Ski Clinic
Powder Tracks Ski Clinic is a unique ski program that makes it easier, faster and more fun to learn to ski Alta's famous powder snow. Powder Tracks makes it possible for intermediate and advanced skiers to move to the next level of expertise in the shortest time possible.
This four-day, all-inclusive clinic features top-of-the-line ski technology, the latest teaching techniques and Alta’s unmatched snow.
A stay at the historic Alta Lodge is a highlight of the clinic. Gourmet cuisine, traditional lodge ambiance and a place in front of the fire to tell of the day’s adventures have always made Alta Lodge the best place to be at the end of the day.
"Great camaraderie among people in the group..." "Truly epic in all regards for me..."
Ability level: You should be comfortable on blue runs, ready to venture on to ungroomed or steeper terrain.
Arrival: January 10, 2015
Departure: January 15, 2015
five nights lodging, breakfasts and dinner
four full days of ski instruction
four days of lift tickets: 3 Alta, 1 Alta-Snowbird
high end demo skis; boots available if needed
yoga class (optional)Jan 15Debussy Francaix Poulenc Ibert
The Utah Symphony presents a program comprised of music of Debussy, Francaix, Poulenc and Ibert.Jan 16Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers
Come see the Utah Jazz as they take on the Los Angeles Lakers.Jan 23 - Jan 24Utah Grizzlies vs Bakersfield Condors
Come see the Utah Grizzlies as they battle the Bakersfield Condors.Jan 27Particle
Particle is a jam band formed in Los Angeles in 2000. The current lineup includes Steve Molitz (keyboard), Eric Gould (bass), Darren Pujalet (drums) and Ben Combe (guitar). The music of Particle can be characterized as a combination of rock and roll, electronica and funk. Particle is currently recording their sophomore studio effort with producer Steve Goldman and engineer Marc Johnson to be released in 2007.Jan 28Mark Kozelek
Benji is the sixth full length record by Mark Kozelek's Sun Kil Moon. The album was released February 11, 2014 and features guest musicians Steve Shelley, Will Oldham and Owen Ashworth. On August 20 of 2013, Mark Kozelek's Caldo Verde Records released Mark Kozelek and Desertshore, the third record from Mark Kozelek and Phil Carney's side project, Desertshore. 2013 also saw the release of Mark Kozelek Like Rats, 2 live albums and the Mark Kozelek and Jimmy Lavalle's collaboration, Perils From The Sea. Both Mark Kozelek and Desertshore and Perils From The Sea made Mojo's top 100 best albums of the year. In 2012, Mark Kozelek released an 18 track album under his Sun Kil Moon moniker, entitled Among The Leaves.Jan 28Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers
Come see the Utah Jazz as they take on the Los Angeles Clippers.Jan 30The Noise Presents Periphery
Enjoy a night of progressive metal when The Noise presents Periphery and guests Nothing More, Wovenwar and Thank You Scientist rock In The Venue.Jan 30 - Jan 31Flabbergast
Back by popular demand is the return of Flabbergast, our SHOW FOR ALL AGES. Created by circus director and choreographer Tandy Beal with original music by Jon Scoville, this piece takes a magical and mystery filled tour through time and space and immerses audiences in a journey of wonder. The program will also include the return of fan favorite, You and the Space Between, by Miguel Azcue, a Ririe-Woodbury alum now based in Sweden. This work will challenge your notion of time and space and provide a playful and mesmerizing experience.advertisement
- Planning Tools
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 December 21, 2014by Toni IsomEveryone has someone in his or her life that's just impossible to buy holiday …morePosted on December 2, 2014byAfter three eye-opening adventures in Salt Lake City, everyone's favorite …morePosted on November 25, 2014byAfter discovering a cave that transported him through time, a pioneer from 1847 …morePosted on November 25, 2014byIn 1847, a disgruntled pioneer arrived in a big valley cradling a …morePosted on November 25, 2014byIn 1847, after an epic cross-country trek, a bearded man named Brigham led a group …morePosted on November 25, 2014by SLUG MagazineOmar's Rawtopia in Sugar House will surprise and delight even the most …morePosted on November 24, 2014by Marsha MaxwellUtah has been named the 4th "least miserable" state for celebrating …morePosted on November 22, 2014by Marsha MaxwellPhoto by Mtshad, Wikimedia Commons There's nothing like getting out in the …morePosted on November 19, 2014by Marsha MaxwellA day on the slopes and a night on the town make a perfect …moreDecember 16, 2014Salt Lake City (Dec. 16, 2014) – The Downtown Alliance announces EVE WinterFest. The sixth-annual celebration continues with a three-day ce...moreDecember 14, 2014By Valory Reed, Locale Magazine -- #SaltLake is trending—trending in a really big way. Salt Lake is one of America’s five new foodie cities...moreDecember 8, 2014By Alex Bell, AirportRentals.com -- Dreaming of the ultimate White Christmas? The capital of Utah, Salt Lake City is the perfect Christmas ...moreNovember 24, 2014SALT LAKE CITY (November 18, 2014) –Visit Salt Lake is hosting the Santa Claus on Saturday, November 29th, from 3-7 p.m. Have your child’s ...moreadvertisement