The Salt Lake Scene

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    Experience Salt Lake's Foothill Cultural District

    Located above the faultline in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the Foothill Cultural District in Salt Lake offers gorgeous views of the valley and some of the state’s most interesting artistic, cultural, historic, and zoological experiences. This unique nook of the city has something for

  • Salt Lake's Pride Preview

    All year ‘round, Salt Lake proudly owns its designation as one of Advocate magazine’s Ten Queerest Cities in America, but in June, well, something extra special happens. Rainbow flags appear in windows, in yards, on porches, and on restaurant patios. The city block around Library Square bustles

  • Salt Lake's Best Summer Beers

    With it being Salt Lake’s Official Craft Beer Month, and with summer right around the corner, we’re bringing back our list of favorite summer beers. Nothing beats a cold beer on a summer afternoon, and since Salt Lake’s craft beer scene is so strong, we have plenty of brews to choose from. Did you

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    The Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum

    Sometimes the best you can hope for in a kid-based outing is to take your tots somewhere that’ll tire them out. But what if you could entertain, engage, inspire, and maybe even enlighten your kids at the same time? At Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, you can do it all. You can be a super

  • Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

    Host Your Next Event or Meeting at The Depot

    The first step in planning a unique, engaging meeting or corporate event is choosing a unique, interesting site. Consider The Depot, Salt Lake’s premier live music venue, located in the historic Union Pacific Building in the heart of downtown. The Union Pacific Building was built in 1908 and

  • 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 will hear a strange noise this summer. 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

  • The Depot

    The Depot – Experience Salt Lake City’s Top-Shelf Live Music

    Want to have an unforgettable urban vacation? Put some live music on your trip agenda. Seeing a show is one of the best ways to get immersed in the local scene. And in Salt Lake, The Depot is one of the best places to do that. The venue hosts a huge variety of touring musicians—everything from hip

  • The Salt Lake Brewery Tour Pass Is Here

    Hey, craft beer lovers! If—in addition to masterfully brewed adult beverages—you enjoy good deals and exciting adventure, then the Salt Lake Brewery Tour Pass is right up your ale-y. Sorry. Alley. It’s right up your alley. Salt Lake’s brewing scene is continuously expanding and evolving. There

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    Utah Food Services: Responsibly Catering to Salt Lake

    Utah Food Services is the exclusive caterer at the Salt Palace Convention Center and Mountain America Exposition Center. This locally owned company has been catering in Utah since 1994. Utah Food Services strives to exceed each client’s expectations through creative menu development, innovative

  • Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Celebrations in Salt Lake

    This is the “Year of the Train” and all of Utah is buzzing with excitement about the 150 th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. In 1869, the last spike—a golden spike—was ceremoniously driven into a polished laurel tie at Promontory Summit to commemorate the joining of

  • Raelene Davis

    The Greatest Snow On Earth® has a particular gravity, and here in Salt Lake we’re fortunate that the pull of the snow brings some of the best people on the planet. Raelene Davis has been enthusiastically promoting Utah’s snow at Ski Utah since 1985, currently VP of Marketing, and we’re lucky to

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    Experience the “Meeting of the Rails” in Historic Photos at UMFA

    One hundred and fifty years ago at Promontory Summit, Utah, the final spike was driven, the transcontinental railroad was born, and the nation was forever changed. Immerse yourself in this remar­kable story through historic photographs on view now at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the

  • Salt Lake Then and Now

    Salt Lake has seen a lot of changes since its founding in 1847. From a pioneering past, to the innovation of transcontinental rail, to women’s suffrage (Utah was the second state in the country), to cancer and rocket research to the Silicon Slopes. While our city was known for little more than

  • A Bird’s Eye View of Salt Lake

    Flying into the Salt Lake International Airport gives you a rare bird’s eye view of Salt Lake, but we’re here to give you a unique view of our beautiful city. No US state capital can boast the same kinds of scenic views and backdrops that set the stage of Salt Lake. With the city sitting on the

  • Is Salt Lake Getting the Olympics Again?

    The 2002 Winter Olympics were a party of such epic proportions that those weeks stand out in nearly every Utahn’s mind as one of the most exciting things to hit our fair state since shaped skis and fried scones. Utah’s good citizens revelled in the international spotlight, with an incredible

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    Clark Planetarium: Memories, Movies and More

    Clark Planetarium leaves people in awe of the wonders of space, including the mysteries of our own planet! Explore some of these mysteries through the interactive exhibits, science demonstrations, and educational movies. Shows cost less than ten dollars and members watch for free. Visit

  • How To Use Public Transport in Salt Lake

    Whether you flew into Salt Lake for work or play—or maybe you live here and don’t own or want to drive a car—you can get almost everywhere you want to go on public transit. By taking a UTA bus or train, you can travel all the way from downtown to Sandy for a fraction of what it would cost to Uber

  • Experience The Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake

    There is a very specific and scintillating buzz that percolates in Salt Lake every January. It’s not just “The Greatest Snow On Earth,” though we do see a lot of skiers visiting the city this time of year—it's Festival time in Salt Lake. You might not know it, but Salt Lake is home to a large

  • Salt Lake Will Surprise You

    Salt Lake has been in a constant state of growth for the past several years, and the changes are more apparent than ever. From a thriving downtown district to the college scene up on Foothill , to the hip and bustling 9th and 9th and Sugarhouse neighborhood, our city is truly coming into its own.