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Sean Buckley

Sean is the Director of Content for Visit Salt Lake. A native of Salt Lake, he loves this city and all it has to offer.

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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Salt Lake Winter Roundup Event

__________________ WHERE: Abravanel Hall Plaza WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024 - 1-4 PM ADMISSION: FREE PLACES TO STAY: Book a Salt Lake hotel here & receive VIP seating/gift. __________________ Hold onto your earmuffs, Salt Lake – the Salt Lake Winter Roundup is sliding into town, and it's not your…

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Cottonwood Connect Ski Shuttle

After an incredible debut last season, Salt Lake's newest ski shuttle service is back, ready to whisk you to the top of the Cottonwood Canyons and the fantastic adventures at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude resorts. Everyone knows that Utah has The Greatest Snow On Earth®, but getting to the…

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Walk in the Fabulous Footsteps of the Real Housewives

The personalities. The glamour. The over-the-top accusations. The drama. The shenanigans. The outfits. All accompanied by copious amounts of wine. If you're a fan of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City and are psyched that the opening episode of Season 4 just dropped, then we're sure you can…

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Sandy City's Hot-Air Balloon Festival & Glow Event

A free annual event takes place in Sandy City in the south end of the Salt Lake valley, and those in the know look forward to it with anticipation every year: the Sandy City Annual Hot-Air Balloon Festival and Glow Event. It takes place in a public park with the towering Wasatch mountains as a…

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Salt Lake's Top Ten Summertime Mountain Things To Do

The mountains in Salt Lake are incredible and beautiful. But if you've never experienced them before, how can you enjoy their charms other than by just admiring them towering over the city in the distance? Let us count the many ways that you can easily experience the Wasatch and soak up that…

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Happy Independence Day, Salt Lake!

Getting out and celebrating the 4th of July with friends and family is something so many of us look forward to. Barbecues, parades, carnivals, concerts, baseball games, fun runs, rodeos, and fireworks are all great ways to get out in Salt Lake and enjoying our national holiday. If you are planning…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in Salt Lake

There are many public events and celebrations going on in Salt Lake and surrounding communities to celebrate Juneteenth in Utah this year. Juneteenth commemorates the date that the abolition of slavery was finally announced in Texas more than 2 years after the official signing of the Emancipation…

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Things To Do To Make Your Summer In Salt Lake Fantastic

With spring and summer finally upon us, the world is looking a little brighter. The snow is melting, the skis are in the garage, and everyone is pulling out the sunscreen and swimwear. Finding adventures in Salt Lake has never been a problem, and for this summer, take a look at all of the fun times…

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Thanksgiving in Salt Lake

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for many - who doesn’t love ridiculous amounts of good food while surrounded by people you love? However, not everyone loves the work and cooking and cleaning that go into a feast-based celebration. Fear not! We’re here to tell you some of the best places in Salt…

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Summer Concerts in Salt Lake

Summer concerts in Salt Lake have something for everyone, from big headliners and music festivals in 20,000-seat stadiums both indoor and out, to nostalgia tours and cool bands in warm outdoor venues, to local favorites and up-and-comers in local hangouts. The number of places that have great…

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Tyler Glenn and LoveLoud

Meeting the Neon Trees' front man, Tyler Glenn, is an exceptional experience. He is soft spoken and thoughtful, and yet he communicates powerfully his passion for helping LGBTQ youth. When his friend, Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, called him about his idea to put on a concert to support, affirm…

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Spring Festivals in Salt Lake

Festivals are back! Here in Salt Lake, there's a festival for everyone - it's a great time to try not just something familiar but also something new. Check out some of the best festival happenings below. Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival April 8-May 7 (closed Sundays) - Ashton Gardens at…

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Jake Buntjer and Boxcar X

Jake Buntjer, AKA Mr. Pauper, defies description as a creative person. A born and bred Utahn, he has worn many artistic hats - photographer, art director, set designer, found object artist. He's worked on movie, video, and theatrical sets. He was one of the artists who assisted in creating the Utah…

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Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Salt Lake Olympics

Truly a great moment in Salt Lake history, the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games happened 20 years ago this month. At the same time the world is turning their eyes to the Beijing Olympic Games, we are celebrating the legacy of incredible games here at home. With events in Salt Lake and all…

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Salt Lake

January 17th marks the 36th year Americans have celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and if you're in Salt Lake, there are many great and meaningful ways to observe it. With a rally and march, a celebration of local black artists, a film screening and a book discussion about racism, speakers, and…

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Tami Steggell and RubySnap Fresh Cookies

Tami Steggell is a top-notch artist when it comes to cookies. Drawing inspiration from every taste, cuisine, and culture that she comes into contact with, she has parlayed that creativity into the incredibly successful (and delicious!) business, RubySnap Bakery. Cookie flavors are innovative - some…

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Don't Miss The Utah Arts Festival

After taking 2020 off due to COVID, the award-winning Utah Arts Festival is back! This year, join your neighbors to soak up the festival vibes and summer sun at the Festival, August 27th through 29th at Library Square in downtown Salt Lake. Revel in live music, film screenings and the power of Urban…

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Beekeeper Daniel Adesina Oduntan and Bee-Craft Consult

Adesina Daniel Oduntan is an expert beekeeper who runs a unique Salt Lake business - Bee-Craft Consult. Daniel brought his business to Utah from Nigeria and has found great success here amongst the friendly locals. As a university agriculture student, Daniel decided that he was going to be…

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