Category: Arts & Culture

Top 7 Things to Do in Salt Lake This Summer

Summer in Salt Lake really shines. Sure, we may be known for our skiing (and rightfully so), but our summertime outdoor recreation, dining, sports and festivals sizzle. To help you start dreaming up your next vacation, we’ve got your warm-weather itinerary inspiration—from hiking and biking to…

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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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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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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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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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What to Do After The Slopes

Sponsored by Salt Lake Brewing Company. You just logged a full day of shredding the Greatest Snow on Earth®, but in Salt Lake, that means you are just getting started. It’s après ski time, and your options are plentiful. Whether you need a drink, a nosh, or a touch of city culture, we have you…

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ILLUMINATE - Light Art & Creative Tech Fest

Images courtesy Utah Arts Alliance As night falls over Salt Lake City this November 10–11, the urban landscape will transform into a mesmerizing alien cosmos aglow with innovation and wonder during the seventh annual ILLUMINATE Festival. Over two glowing nights from 5:00–11:00 p.m., the free…

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The Incredible Neighborhoods of Salt Lake: 900 South

Must-see parts of town with real personality make a visit to Salt Lake truly memorable. The vibrant community that has grown up around 900 South, AKA Harvey Milk Boulevard, is a place where anyone visiting can experience unique atmosphere filled with delicious local food, a true artsy environment…

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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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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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Utah Symphony's Concert Series: Something for Everyone

Utah Symphony’s Masterworks, Entertainment, Family and Films in Concert Series Lose yourself in music with a night at the Utah Symphony, where you can experience world-class performances right in the heart of Salt Lake City. The Utah Symphony is one of only a few professional orchestras operating…

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Art Access: Uplifting Artists With Disabilities

PHOTOS: Johnny Cowan The Americans With Disabilities Act was only passed in 1990, but Salt Lake–based nonprofit Art Access has been fighting for accessibility within art since 1984—and they’re not stopping anytime soon. Art Access provides opportunities for disabled artists to be visible within…

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Support Arts and Culture

When you think of Salt Lake, pristine snow is probably the first thing to come to mind. But there's an entirely different world to discover, one that is ever evolving but consistently awe-inspiring. The city's arts and culture scene doesn't stop for the winter season. Unique exhibits and events…

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