The Salt Lake Scene

  • Valter of Valter's Osteria

    Valter’s Osteria is a Salt Lake mainstay—many would argue that its the best restaurant in the city--and likewise, Valter Nassi is a true example of Salt of the Earth. With a restaurateur resume that spans from Italy to Switzerland to England to Kenya to our city of Salt (he calls it “my city”),

  • Alta Ski Area is Steeped in Tradition

    Alta Ski Area is Steeped in Tradition

    Alta Ski Area is widely recognized as deep powder skiing’s mecca, annually averaging 547 inches of the Greatest Snow on Earth. Last season—Alta’s 81 st winter—saw 626” of snow, a staggering 81” above the 40-year average. However, this figure pales in comparison to the record-shattering 1981-82

  • See World-Class Art at the the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

    See World-Class Art at the UMFA

    Discover a world of art at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah. Explore 5,000 years of human history and creativity through the region’s most dynamic collection of global art, from ancient objects to the latest contemporary works. What’s in it for you? A wake-up call for

  • Nightmare on 13th

    Nightmare On 13th - Where Halloween Lives!

    Starting out in 1990 as The Institute Of Terror Haunted House, Nightmare On 13th has since grown into “One of the industry’s most successful haunted attractions” (Haunted Attraction Magazine), “One of America’s scariest attractions” (The Travel Channel), and “One of America’s best haunted houses”

  • Utah's Vibrant Tech Scene

    It might be time to rename Utah’s Silicon Slopes. The label almost suggests our tech scene is only a snow-capped version of Silicon Valley instead of a standalone hub that’s turning heads and changing minds about what’s possible in the Beehive State. First, consider the recent cash influx from

  • Salt Lake Is a Shining Star for Medical Meetings

    No sector in the US economy is growing faster than healthcare and few sectors are more dynamic. Whether it’s patient care, health care delivery, demand for multi-disciplinary collaboration, the rise of genomics, scientific research or the convergence between technology and healthcare, all medicine

  • Park City offers cuisine with originality in a world-class, resort town that won’t leave you hungry.

    Park City Offers Cuisine with Originality That Won’t Leave You Hungry

    Nestled among the Wasatch Mountains, just 35 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, Park City is best known as a world-class skiing destination, but this mountain town has more to offer than The Greatest Snow On Earth ® . Beyond Park City’s picturesque setting is a bustling city with all the

  • Park City has a menu of events as diverse as our culinary scene.

    Park City has a Menu of Events as Diverse as its Culinary Scene

    Nestled among the Wasatch Mountains, just 35 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, Park City is best known as a world-class skiing destination, but this mountain town has more to offer than The Greatest Snow On Earth ® . While known for its world-class skiing in the winter, you don’t have to

  • Top 15 Fall Events in Salt Lake

    While you’re waiting for the fresh powder to fall and hesitantly packing up those cutoff shorts, we want to make sure you enjoy all the festivities that come along with this fiery-hued season­–pumpkins, Halloween, apple cider, football games, street fairs, cold beer anyone? It’s time to pack your

  • Salt Lake Acting Company

    Salt Lake Acting Company's 49th Season

    Following on the heels of an incredibly beloved season, which included audience favorites A Funny Thing... , The Wolves , Pinkalicious The Musical , and The Cake —Salt Lake Acting Company’s 49th season offering is comprised of six works never before produced in Utah. Two of the productions are

  • Top 7 Things to Do in Downtown Salt Lake City

    To say Salt Lake has changed in the past five years is an understatement. Side streets once filled with shuttered windows are now bursting with diverse shops run by local foodies, athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs who embody the pioneer spirit of making something special from scratch. Whether

  • Gallivan Center Plaza

    The Gallivan Center: Salt Lake City's Living Room

    The John W. Gallivan Utah Center (Gallivan Center) has been the home to free and inexpensive community-friendly events including weekly jazz concerts, summer outdoor big band dances, Food Truck Thursdays, Salt City Sounds concert series, the Twilight Concert Series, summer Lunch Bunch concert

  • Salt Lake's Best Fall Colors

    Besides football games and that crisp mountain air, the changing of the leaves is a phenomenon everyone enjoys­, and don’t try to deny it, you enjoy it, we know you do. So after you bring out that fuzzy cardigan and sip on some warm apple cider­, rake your leaves into a neat pile and immediately

  • Salt Lake's Best Vegetarian and Vegan Dining

    “Every vegan I've ever met who comes to Salt Lake is surprised by how many options there are, and are sometimes overwhelmed by having to choose,” says Trevor Hale, a Utah native who gave up meat 21 years ago. Back then, vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Salt Lake were few and far between but the

  • Tour of Utah Preview

    Since 2004 the Tour of Utah has been pedaling the toughest stage race in America, and starting August 12th, it's back for another year. Some cyclists might argue that it’s the prettiest and most scenic stage race in the world—and we can’t argue with that. The Tour of Utah is comprised of 6 stages,

  • The Natural History Museum of Utah

    Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah

    NHMU is a fantastic museum that celebrates Utah’s natural and cultural heritage. Of course there are dinosaurs – many of which are unique to our state! – but the wonders of Utah’s geology, archaeology, ecology, and Native American cultures are also on display in state of the art exhibits. The

  • Salt Lake's Must-See Murals and Street Art

    Experience the masterful and artistic urban murals in Salt Lake City–some cleverly placed in the middle of busy intersections­–others secretly tucked away in unassuming alleyways. These massive pieces of art, painted on iconic and not so iconic walls wait ever so patiently for someone to come and

  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Your Destination for Inspiration

    Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Your Destination for Inspiration

    Explore the region’s most dynamic collection of global art at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. Featuring artworks that span the history of human creation, the UMFA offers infinite opportunities to connect with, learn from, and be inspired by visual art. You’ll discover

  • Salt Lake's 10 Best Public Parks

    From incredible mountain-backdrop views to summer-friendly options for the kids, Salt Lake City has some incredible parks. Combine the scenic setting with beautiful summer sunsets, and you get an idea of why so many people are moving to Salt Lake. Equal parts urban and mountain-set, our range of

  • The Top 10 Pioneer Day Events in Salt Lake

    July 24th is a big deal in Utah. The date commemorates the day Brigham Young first set foot in the Salt Lake Valley and declared to his fellow Mormon pioneers: “This is the right place.” But July 24th, better known as “Pioneer Day,” isn’t just an LDS holiday—it’s a celebration of everyone who