The Salt Lake Scene

Category - Events & Festivals

  • Pompeii; The Exhibition at The Leonardo - Now Open

    Pompeii: The Exhibition at The Leonardo

    Pompeii: The Exhibition is now open at The Leonardo Museum of Creativity and Innovation in downtown Salt Lake. Visitors will experience the sights, sounds and sensations before, during and after the catastrophic 79 A.D. eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which left the city of Pompeii frozen in time.

  • Salt Lake Welcomes Unity Fest

    If you’re impatiently waiting for pride week to hit the streets in Salt Lake City again, wait no more, something just as magical has been bestowed upon our great city­–the first ever Salt Lake Unity Fest. What’s a unity fest you ask? It’s pretty spot on with the name. At this four-day extravaganza

  • Salt Lake Lights and Sights – Experience Temple Square

    Without question, the most oooh and ahhh-worthy Christmas lights in Salt Lake are those at Temple Square, the city’s most visited attraction. The first lighting ceremony was held in 1965, and it’s been an annual tradition ever since, with approximately one million LED lights now twinkling to life

  • Experience Utah Jazz basketball!

    Experience Utah Jazz Basketball

    Experience Utah Jazz basketball at Vivint Smart Home Arena, where a combination of live action, enthusiastic fans, delicious local food, and the coolest team gear—including the Nike Team Store—creates the most exciting night out Salt Lake City has to offer. The Jazz have made three straight trips

  • Alta Ski Area is Steeped in Tradition

    Alta Ski Area is Steeped in Tradition

    Alta Ski Area is widely recognized as deep powder skiing’s mecca, annually averaging 547 inches of the Greatest Snow on Earth. Last season—Alta’s 81 st winter—saw 626” of snow, a staggering 81” above the 40-year average. However, this figure pales in comparison to the record-shattering 1981-82

  • Top 15 Fall Events in Salt Lake

    While you’re waiting for the fresh powder to fall and hesitantly packing up those cutoff shorts, we want to make sure you enjoy all the festivities that come along with this fiery-hued season­–pumpkins, Halloween, apple cider, football games, street fairs, cold beer anyone? It’s time to pack your

  • Salt Lake Acting Company

    Salt Lake Acting Company's 49th Season

    Following on the heels of an incredibly beloved season, which included audience favorites A Funny Thing... , The Wolves , Pinkalicious The Musical , and The Cake —Salt Lake Acting Company’s 49th season offering is comprised of six works never before produced in Utah. Two of the productions are

  • Tour of Utah Preview

    Since 2004 the Tour of Utah has been pedaling the toughest stage race in America, and starting August 12th, it's back for another year. Some cyclists might argue that it’s the prettiest and most scenic stage race in the world—and we can’t argue with that. The Tour of Utah is comprised of 6 stages,

  • The Top 10 Pioneer Day Events in Salt Lake

    July 24th is a big deal in Utah. The date commemorates the day Brigham Young first set foot in the Salt Lake Valley and declared to his fellow Mormon pioneers: “This is the right place.” But July 24th, better known as “Pioneer Day,” isn’t just an LDS holiday—it’s a celebration of everyone who

  • Cast of Salt Lake Acting Company’s Saturday’s Voyeur 2019

    Saturday’s Voyeur Returns for It’s 41st Year

    Summertime is upon us, which in the Utah can only mean one thing: the return of Saturday’s Voyeur by Allen Nevins and Nancy Borgenicht. The 2019 edition (the 41st annual!) edition of Saturday’s Voyeur once again lampoons Utah culture and politics with biting satire and cathartic wit. Audiences can

  • Days of 47 Cowboy Games & Rodeo, July 19-24th

    Welcome to Salt Lake Gritty

    Quick. Imagine Salt Lake City. I’m guessing you didn’t picture bucking bulls, flying lassos, and the thunder of galloping horse hooves. Instead, you probably conjured up images of powdery ski slopes, scenic views of the Rockies, and the area’s distinct religious heritage. But for one week in July,

  • Salt Lake's Top 12 Summer Events

    Beat boredom this summer and bust out your calendar right now by filling your summer days with fun activities, events, and experiences. Broaden your horizon with one of the many events going on around Salt Lake and the state of Utah. You don't have to spend a fortune to forge memorable moments

  • Don't Miss The Utah Arts Festival

    Join 80,000 of your neighbors to soak up the festival vibes and summer sun at the Utah Arts Festival, June 20th through 23rd. Revel in live music, film screenings and cowboy poets; discover local visual artists pushing the boundaries; and be on the lookout for giant dinosaurs in the kid’s art

  • Eat, Drink SLC—Get a Taste of Salt Lake’s Best Food and Drink

    Nibble, nosh, sip and swirl the evening away while listening to live music on Tracy Aviary's cool, green grounds at Eat Drink SLC 2019 on July 10, from 6:30 to 9:30pm. Festival-goers, aged 21 and over, sample seasonal fare from many of Salt Lake's leading restaurants and purveyors; sip from a

  • Foothill Cultural District

    Experience Salt Lake's Foothill Cultural District

    Located above the faultline in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the Foothill Cultural District in Salt Lake offers gorgeous views of the valley and some of the state’s most interesting artistic, cultural, historic, and zoological experiences. This unique nook of the city has something for

  • Salt Lake's Pride Preview

    All year ‘round, Salt Lake proudly owns its designation as one of Advocate magazine’s Ten Queerest Cities in America, but in June, well, something extra special happens. Rainbow flags appear in windows, in yards, on porches, and on restaurant patios. The city block around Library Square bustles

  • 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

  • Ski City's Top Shelf Music Venue - The Depot

    The Depot – Experience Salt Lake City’s Top-Shelf Live Music

    Want to have an unforgettable urban vacation? Put some live music on your trip agenda. Seeing a show is one of the best ways to get immersed in the local scene. And in Salt Lake, The Depot is one of the best places to do that. The venue hosts a huge variety of touring musicians—everything from hip

  • Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Celebrations in Salt Lake

    This is the “Year of the Train” and all of Utah is buzzing with excitement about the 150 th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. In 1869, the last spike—a golden spike—was ceremoniously driven into a polished laurel tie at Promontory Summit to commemorate the joining of