Posts From: April 2024

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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Plan a Dark Sky Trip to Salt Lake

Did you know that Utah has the greatest number of dark sky areas on Earth? Pretty illuminating, right? According to the International Dark-Sky Association, Utah is home to the most certified dark sky parks and places on the planet. So if the Milky Way isn’t an average sighting in your hometown, it…

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Top Rooftop Bars in Salt Lake

I don’t know about you, but we’re always scouting out the best places to grab a drink. Salt Lake’s burgeoning nightlife scene has added a plethora of new bars to the mix and rooftops are at the top of our favorites (pun intended). Let’s face it, there’s nothing better than relaxing via rooftop with…

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The Best Mountain Bike Trails Near Salt Lake

It’s no longer much of a secret that great mountain biking can be found within the state of Utah. From the slickrock trails of Moab to the buffed out singletrack of Northern Utah, a huge amount of variety can be found to satisfy riders of every ability level. Utah encompasses approachable terrain…

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Golden Spike Monument Whistle Stop at Millcreek Common

On Friday, May 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Millcreek Common is hosting the Driving of the Spike: Jupiter Tour Whistle Stop event. This is the last opportunity to see the Golden Spike Monument in Salt Lake County. A Public Art Piece Celebrating the Historic Golden Spike The 43’ tall golden…

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How To Experience the Olympic Venues

Salt Lake is proud to be a part of the Olympic legacy as host of the 2002 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. This momentous event in Salt Lake’s history is a proud part of our intriguing story. While you’re visiting, take a step back into the games and experience the energy that remains in these…

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Chefs of the Salt Lake Culinary Scene

Salt Lake City is a surprising microcosm of culinary creativity. Whether it be born-and-raised Utahns or international transplants, many chefs here are award-winning, diverse individuals who serve up dishes to delight any palate. From longstanding local favorites to newly-minted, nationally-lauded…

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Salt Lake's Best Patio Dining & Drinking

It's true: Salt Lake's spring, summer, and fall nights are tough to top. And there's nothing like a delicious meal or cool beer enjoyed out in the fresh air. Fortunately, there are plenty of excellent bars and restaurants around to accommodate. Some are in the heart of the city, some are tucked away…

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9 Hippest Neighborhoods of Salt Lake

Salt Lake’s diverse spirit and eclectic collection of hip neighborhoods has powered a cultural boom in the mountain and desert urban center. As a constellation of trendy, emerging neighborhoods, Salt Lake is cool in ways other than just snow and slopes. If you haven’t seen the new frontier of hip…

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Earth Day in Salt Lake

In Salt Lake, "sustainability" and "being green" are more than just buzz words - they're a way of life. With the nearness of the Wasatch Mountains and the daily availability of incredible outdoor recreation and scenery, the desire to protect those natural resources is strong. Earth Day is important…

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