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Easter in Salt Lake

Easter, which occurs March 31 st this year, conjures a lot of ideas for different people. Chocolate bunnies. Decorating eggs. The advent of springtime. Egg hunts. Church services. New clothes. Daffodils. Whatever way you prefer to celebrate the Easter holiday, our list of events and activities should…

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Salt Lake Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Regardless of your heritage, embracing St. Patrick's Day offers a wonderful opportunity to welcome the arrival of spring and unwind after the chilly winter months. There are plenty of St. Patrick's Day events for everyone in Salt Lake this year, like the St. Patrick's Day parade at The Gateway…

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Top 8 Things To Do in Downtown Salt Lake

Downtown Salt Lake, like most cities’ downtowns, is a hub for business, arts, entertainment, dining, and nightlife. Young professionals are moving to this neighborhood in droves to be close to transit and occupy dozens of new apartment buildings and condos, a hip new restaurant or bar opens…

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Incredible Spring Skiing in Salt Lake

Spring skiing in Salt Lake offers up some of the best turns of the year. While it’s natural to look ahead to warmer weather, there’s still phenomenal ski experiences to be had. Some of the best snow arrives later in the season, extending the thrill of spending time on the slopes. This is, after…

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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 huge number…

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Ice Skating In Salt Lake City

Ice skating in Salt Lake is a fun activity for everyone: group activities, dates, family fun, and more. With options that run the gamut from outdoor parks to Olympic venues, and various things to try, including public skating, skating lessons, organized hockey leagues, curling, and figure skating…

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Celebrate the Holidays in Salt Lake

‘Tis the season, and while the temps are dropping, the lights, events, and holiday cheer is bubbling up in Salt Lake. Whether you’re looking for family fun, holiday treats, unique gift shopping, or just beautiful holiday lights and displays, Salt Lake has something in store. For Gift Shoppers &…

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Enjoy year-round adventure in South Valley

Embark on an extraordinary South Valley journey, where the excitement never ends! Immerse yourself in the thrilling world of Major League Soccer with Real Salt Lake, explore the wonders of marine life at Living Planet Aquarium, witness the magic unfold at Hale Centre Theatre, and experience alpine…

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What to Expect for the 2023-2024 Ski Season

We’ll apologize up front to those who missed getting to Salt Lake City last winter. With more than 900 inches of total snowfall in the mountains just 30 minutes from downtown, ‘epic’ really doesn’t do the 2022-23 ski and snowboard season justice. Though our new season is already on the horizon, the…

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Top Winter Things to Do in Salt Lake

The snowy season in Salt Lake brings an incredible number of opportunities to play outdoors, from snowshoeing to cross-country skiing. The winter also offers plenty of spectacular indoor activities, like one-of-a-kind art exhibits and hands-on museum experiences. No matter what you choose to do…

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Ski the Greatest Snow on Earth®

You’ll find the Greatest Snow on Earth® in Utah, and particularly at Salt Lake’s ski resorts. This proud claim refers to more than just the texture of the snow. Location and weather patterns are key. Accessing the snow is incredibly easy with four resorts close to the city. Plus, many famous…

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Have it all: The Salt Lake Ski Super Pass is here.

There was once a time when Salt Lake locals and visitors alike felt they had to choose just one of Salt Lake’s world-class resorts to ski. They’d sweat the decision and deliberate long and hard, selecting either a season pass or a ski trip based on one favorite resort. Now, of course, the Salt…

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Salt Lake's Top Halloween Events

Salt Lake's spookiest season is upon us, and we're trembling with anticipation. We love Halloween and get pretty excited about it, as can be seen by the fact that Utah has been rated as the state with the most Halloween decorations and the second most Halloween-obsessed state in the nation—and we…

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The Best Fall Time Scenic Drives

Salt Lake is a beautiful destination for scenic drives AND autumn colors. Put the two together and POW - magic. It's a place known for gorgeous outdoor vistas and many of them can be seen from the comfort and safety of your car. While not always easy to predict, the best times historically to see…

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Changing Seasons: Fall in Salt Lake

Fall in Salt Lake isn’t just a season. It’s a celebration. Set against the vivid blue sky, the changing leaves create a kaleidoscope of warm colors from burnt oranges to fiery crimsons and golds. The rich landscape ensures every adventure is picture-perfect, so your camera roll is likely to be full…

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Prost! A Long Tradition of Oktoberfest at Snowbird

It all began in Germany with a royal wedding on a sunny October day in 1810. Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig welcomed the people of Munich to a festival celebrating his marriage to Princess Therese Charlotte Luise of Saxony-Hildburghausen. For five days, folks partied in the fields adjacent to the city…

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The Top Pioneer Day Events in Salt Lake

The Founding of Salt Lake City and the 24th of July History Pioneer Day, a Utah state holiday, rivals Independence Day here for the amount of celebration and sheer enthusiasm. Every year, July 24th commemorates the day in 1847 when the first group of intrepid, trail-tested pioneers reached the Salt…

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Outdoor Summer Adventures

When you think about the mountains in Salt Lake, skiing is probably the first thing to come to mind. But there's an appealing array of things to do in the summer when the snow has melted and the ski lifts are dormant. There's an undeniable beauty to the mountains in the summertime, when the rich…

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Vibrancy in Salt Lake

Salt Lake is famous for its picturesque landscapes, attracting outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. But there's another realm to explore that’s just as thrilling. The vibrant urban scene is a life force of its own. Restaurants, concerts, festivals and out-of-the-box events make for nonstop…

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Salt Lake Welcomes NBA All-Star 2023 - February 17-19

City-Wide Partners Working Together to Create Great Experience for Visitors Utah will again be on the global stage when the Utah Jazz host NBA All-Star 2023, with the celebrations tipping off on Friday, February 17 and culminating on Sunday, February 19. Across the Salt Lake valley, key agencies and…

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