The Salt Lake Scene

Category - Arts & Culture

  • Gallivan Center Plaza

    25 Years at The Gallivan Center: Yours to Celebrate

    The John W. Gallivan Utah Center ( Gallivan Center ) celebrated its 25 th Anniversary in 2018. That’s 25 years of free and inexpensive community-friendly events to include weekly jazz concerts, summer outdoor big band dances, Food Truck Thursdays, Salt City Sounds concert series, summer Lunch Bunch

  • Salt Lake Acting Company

    Laugh, Cry and Fall in Love with Salt Lake Acting Company

    Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) has long been Utah’s premiere home for new plays. Nestled in the Marmalade District, just north of downtown, you’ll find SLAC’s unique home: the historic 19th Ward House of Worship, re-purposed to house the theatre company. As they dive into their 48th season, SLAC is

  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts

    Four Ways to Explore the Utah Museum of Fine Arts This Fall

    The Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah is your destination for global visual arts. Immerse yourself in 5,000 years of human history and creativity through the region’s most dynamic collection of art, from ancient objects to the latest contemporary works. What’s in it for you? A

  • Welcome To Craft Lake City

    The Craft Lake City DIY Festival is Utah’s largest local-centric, three-day arts festival, with over 250 local artisans, DIY engineers, vintage vendors, and craft food creators, the Google Fiber STEM Building, two stages of music and dance performances, local food trucks, and approximately 20,000

  • Make It, Bake It, Grow It: A Guide to the Downtown Farmers Market

    It's that time of year again: when Saturday mornings in downtown Salt Lake start with a cup of coffee and a freshly baked croissant and end with a bag (or a Radio Flyer) full of heirloom tomatoes, grass-fed beef, Asian herbs, fresh burrata, bean-to-bar chocolate… and maybe some citrus-scented

  • USANA Amphitheater's Summer Concerts

    From rock, to country, to pop royalty, big names and enthralling musical acts can be enjoyed from the gentle slopes of Utah's USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City. As the sun sets to the west of the Wasatch mountains, the expanse of fiery alpenglow compliments the fantastic acoustics of one of the

  • The Salt Lake Connect Pass:

    "Mooommmmmm, I'm boooored." It's a phrase that need never be heard in Salt Lake again thanks to the Connect Pass, a ticket to 16 of the region's best family-friendly attractions. You can purchase the Connect Pass for a day, a few days, or spring for a full year of access. So it works wonderfully

  • Culture Guide to Salt Lake

    Salt Lake’s awe-inspiring nature may reign supreme, but there’s plenty of culture to go around, too. A quick weekend getaway can easily turn into a world of discovery in this home to some of the country’s leading festivals and innovative art galleries. From this summer’s Twilight Concert Series to a

  • Salt Lake's Best Summer Beers

    With it being Salt Lake’s Official Craft Beer Month, and with summer right around the corner, we’re bringing back our list of favorite summer beers. Nothing beats a cold beer on a summer afternoon, and since Salt Lake’s craft beer scene is so strong, we have plenty of brews to choose from. Did you

  • 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 will hear a strange noise this summer. 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

  • How to Have a Good Time in Salt Lake

    Most people would describe Salt Lake as "chill," "fun-loving," "outdoorsy," "adventurous," and "kind of a foodie." And yes, that sounds like the city has a Tinder profile, but truly, this town gets along with just about anyone and is always up for a good time. Whether you're a business traveler,

  • Salt Lake's Art Galleries

    Beneath its mountain-town image, Salt Lake is, at its heart, an art town. Here, performance arts, music, and visual arts have captivated Salt Lake citizens since the city's founding. In fact, the first public building in Utah, built in 1851, was a Social Hall where early pioneer settlers could

  • The Sounds of Salt Lake

    Salt Lake is home to much more than The Greatest Snow on Earth—our city draws athletes, entrepreneurs and artists, creating an eclectic atmosphere both the downtown, and in the mountains. While most visitors are familiar with the Salt Lake's endemic pioneering culture, what people don't know about

  • Ty Burrell Demystifies Utah's Liquor Laws

    Beyond his love letter to Salt Lake, and bringing two of our favorite imbibing locations to the city, Ty Burrell is representing our city about as well as any person in town. If you aren't already a fan of Ty, or Sean Evan's Hot Ones channel on Youtube, its time to get acquainted. Watch the vid for

  • The Salt Lake Food Scene

    Sure, Salt Lake might have been known for casseroles, green jello, and caffeine-free soda historically, but boy have times changed. Salt Lake’s culinary scene is blossoming like a desert rose, and we have awards to prove it. From some of the best traditional Mexican food in the nation, to

  • Salt Lake - Stereotypes Be Damned

    Salt Lake is known for many things, but what you might not know is that our beautiful corner of the West is a burgeoning urban City with unparalleled beauty, gastronomy, and culture. Salt Lake will surprise you. The streets are buzzing with a new, vibrant energy, and there’s no better time to visit

  • NY Post Lists Salt Lake as Second Most Hip City in America

    “Move over, Brooklyn and Oakland, Calif. — the most hipster-infested cities in America are actually in the middle of nowhere.” OK, so here in Salt Lake, we’re somewhat used to being considered to be ‘out in the middle of nowhere,’ but what we aren’t used to, is for a New York publication naming us

  • Salt Lake's Best Holiday Events

    ‘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 or more elevated evening diversions, Salt Lake has something in store. As the urban gateway to Utah, and the Greatest Snow on Earth, Salt Lake