The Salt Lake Scene

  • Clark Planetarium:  Memories, movies and more

    Clark Planetarium: You never forget your first trip to space

    Clark Planetarium leaves people in awe of the wonders of space, including the mysteries of our own planet! Explore some of these mysteries through our interactive exhibits, science demonstrations, and educational movies. Clark Planetarium is free and open to the public seven days a week. IMAX and

  • Experience the Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake City

    Independent films, glistening snowflakes, a grand mountain backdrop, and Robert Redford­—what do all these things have in common? The famous Sundance Film Festival. Salt Lake City is bustling with lounges and premieres during the annual beloved Festival. With six theaters and three noteworthy

  • See The Lights in Salt Lake

    Whether you’re looking for a fun family outing, the perfect spot for a holiday picture, or an electric ending to a December date night, Salt Lake has plenty of places to get your tiny lightbulb fix, and each has its own brand of charm. Here are a few favorites. Christmas Street(s) There are two

  • Pompeii; The Exhibition at The Leonardo - Now Open

    Pompeii: The Exhibition at The Leonardo

    Pompeii: The Exhibition is now open at The Leonardo Museum of Creativity and Innovation in downtown Salt Lake. Visitors will experience the sights, sounds and sensations before, during and after the catastrophic 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which left the city of Pompeii frozen in time.

  • Salt Lake Welcomes Unity Fest

    If you’re impatiently waiting for pride week to hit the streets in Salt Lake City again, wait no more, something just as magical has been bestowed upon our great city­–the first ever Salt Lake Unity Fest. What’s a unity fest you ask? It’s pretty spot on with the name. At this four-day extravaganza

  • Salt Lake Lights and Sights – Experience Temple Square

    Without question, the most oooh and ahhh-worthy Christmas lights in Salt Lake are those at Temple Square, the city’s most visited attraction. The first lighting ceremony was held in 1965, and it’s been an annual tradition ever since, with approximately one million LED lights now twinkling to life

  • 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”),

  • Experience Utah Jazz basketball!

    Experience Utah Jazz Basketball

    Experience Utah Jazz basketball at Vivint Smart Home Arena, where a combination of live action, enthusiastic fans, delicious local food, and the coolest team gear—including the Nike Team Store—creates the most exciting night out Salt Lake City has to offer. The Jazz have made three straight trips

  • 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