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Salt Lake Hosting Multiple Sports Events This Summer as Utah Re-Opens


June 17, 2020, Salt Lake City — With the state of Utah and its capital city gradually opening to locals and visitors alike and strictly adhering to Salt Lake County Health Department and CDC guidelines, at least three sporting events are slated to take place in Salt Lake this July, generating nearly $4 million directly impacting Salt Lake’s visitor

Utah Arts Festival Announces Festival Vibes Fridays


SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, 5/21/20 – How does an organization that creates a large-scale event each year with a mission to bring people together to support the art community, continue to deliver on their mission during a global pandemic requiring social distancing and stay-at-home orders? The Utah Arts Festival’s answer is through a virtual art

LGBTQ+ Sports Festival coming to Salt Lake December 12-15


SALT LAKE CITY (November 2019) – The Salt Lake Unity Fest will be held December 12-15, 2019 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Fest is a multi-day event uniting the LGBTQ+ community and our allies, through sports and exclusive events. This annual festival will feature sport competitions and fun

How Salt Lake City, of All Places, Built America's Most Impressive Pride Celebration


By Kastalia Medrano, Thrillist -- Utah’s first Gay and Lesbian Pride March, in 1990, drew maybe 250 people. It went more or less unopposed. The biggest issue it ran into was that the route took marchers past a bunch of parked horse carriages, the sort tourists ride around the downtown. “We were marching by, chanting and screaming,” says Connell

Experience Sundance in Salt Lake


January 15, 2019. Salt Lake City – Utah’s capital city is known for its lively brewpubs, its astonishing variety of restaurants, vibrant nightlife and immediate access to endless outdoor recreation. It also happens to be one of the three venues for the annual Sundance Film Festival—along with Park City and Sundance Mountain Resort—and actually

The Days of '47 Arrive in Salt Lake: Celebrating Utah’s History, Heritage & Genealogy


July 16, 2018. Salt Lake City – On July 24, 1847, Brigham Young and a group of Mormon pioneers pulling handcarts and driving wagons with oxen and horses entered the Great Salt Lake Valley. It was the conclusion of one of the greatest Western journeys and led to the founding of Salt Lake, Utah’s capital city. Those remarkable 1847 pioneers are

A Summer of Urban Food & Drink in Salt Lake


June 28, 2018. Salt Lake City – Eat Drink SLC, now in its fourth year, celebrates Salt Lake’s culinary evolution, a summer food & drink festival where visitors and residents stroll and sample the best in seasonal fare from many of the city’s finest restaurants, food purveyors and boutique wineries. The fourth annual Eat Drink SLC is being held once