5 Reasons to Visit Salt Lake County in August

If you're looking to escape the mundane and dive into a mix of scenic beauty, cultural festivities, and quirky local charm, Salt Lake County is your go-to destination this summer. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a festival fanatic, or someone who simply enjoys a good farmer’s market (who…

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CELEBRATE 2034: Witness History in Salt Lake City

In the early hours of July 24th, Utah will hold its breath as the fate of the 2034 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is decided in Paris. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall has announced an unforgettable way to experience this pivotal moment: CELEBRATE 2034, a live watch party in downtown Salt…

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Where to See Salt Lake's Best Fall Colors

Football games. Crisp mountain air. The changing of leaves... what's not to love about fall? Especially in Salt Lake. Get ready to grab your favorite cozy cardigan and sip on some warm apple cider­ because if we have one you need to add to your bucket list this fall–it's a visit to the best-kept…

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Discover the Delights of the 2024 Utah State Fair

Carnival rides? Check. Prize-winning livestock? Check. Cotton candy? Check. Fried Oreos, candy bars, and more? Check, check, check! As we collectively wave goodbye to summer, the 2024 Utah State Fair stands ready to usher in the fall from September 5-15. Whether you're a first-timer or it's an…

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Roundup of New and Notable Restaurants

Salt Lake City is never one to rest on its laurels when it comes to food and drink, and the last few months have been no exception. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the latest and greatest changes to our foodie scene, we’ve got just what you need—a recap of some of the very best new…

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How to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Salt Lake

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and there's no better place to celebrate this long weekend than in Salt Lake. Nestled between breathtaking mountains and picturesque valleys, Salt Lake offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventure, cultural experiences, and vibrant…

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9 Only-in-Salt-Lake Summer Activities for Families

Summer in Salt Lake City is bursting with energy and activities. While the mountains glow with natural wonders, the city hums with sports, festivals, parades, farmer’s markets, concerts, and bustling restaurant patios. Parents of toddlers and teens enjoy the best of both worlds—experiencing the fun…

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The Top Pioneer Day Events in Salt Lake

The Founding of Salt Lake City and the 24th of July History Pioneer Day, a Utah state holiday, rivals Independence Day here for the amount of celebration and sheer enthusiasm. Every year, July 24th commemorates the day in 1847 when the first group of intrepid, trail-tested pioneers reached the Salt…

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Reasons to Visit Salt Lake Right Now

The weather is getting warmer, the wildflowers are blooming and the Salt Lake events calendar is jam-packed with a whole lot of fun you won’t want to miss. From rockin’ concerts to cheers-worthy festivals, here’s your guide to this summer’s hottest happenings. Arts & Culture Are in Full Bloom In…

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Why Salt Lake Should Be on Your Family's Wishlist

We get it. When you are the parent at the helm of masterminding a trip there are so many factors to consider and boxes to check, it may seem easier to stay at home. However, fear not, because there’s a destination that ticks all the boxes. Non-stop flight and a 10-minute drive from the airport…

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Top 7 Things to Do in Salt Lake This Summer

Summer in Salt Lake really shines. Sure, we may be known for our skiing (and rightfully so), but our summertime outdoor recreation, dining, sports and festivals sizzle. To help you start dreaming up your next vacation, we’ve got your warm-weather itinerary inspiration—from hiking and biking to…

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The Utah Pride Festival in Downtown Salt Lake

Photo Credit: Jess Gruneisen and the Utah Pride Center As the calendar flips to June, Utah Pride Center gears up to celebrate the 34th Annual Utah Pride Festival taking place June 1-2. With each passing year, this event grows in significance, fostering an atmosphere of inclusivity and solidarity…

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Utah Arts Festival: The Art and Soul of Salt Lake

Photo Credit: Utah Arts Festival Every June since 1977, a special gathering occurs in the heart of Salt Lake City that’s esteemed by travelers, locals, and artists from all around the U.S. The Utah Arts Festival brings community members together around all forms of art through three days of…

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Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series

While walking along Salt Lake’s Bonneville Shoreline trail overlooking our little urban gem nestled in the mountains, you might hear some familiar tunes. Yup—the hills are alive with the sound of the Red Butte Garden Concert Series. In an incomparable setting, the Red Butte Concert Series is one of…

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