Adam Sklute and Ballet West's Nutcracker

Fifteen years ago, Adam Sklute was serving as the Associate Director of the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, IL. “In 2007, I got a tiny email asking if I would be interested in applying for the Artistic Directorship of Ballet West.” Call it fate, destiny or pure chance, but it seems that this relationship…

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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 and…

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Winter at the Gallivan

If you’ve never been through Salt Lake City in the winter, the awe-inspiring annual transformation of the Gallivan Center, an event venue and amphitheater found on 239 South Main Street, will surely be a pleasant surprise. As the seasons change, the space shifts into a light-gilded plaza, often…

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How to Experience the Great Salt Lake

If you are planning a trip to Salt Lake, chances are you have heard of its namesake, the Great Salt Lake. As the largest salt water lake in the western hemisphere, a visit to the Great Salt Lake is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with chances to experience incredible wildlife, outdoor recreation…

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Salt Lake's Top Halloween Events

Utah’s spookiest season is upon us, and we're trembling with anticipation. Utah is the state with the most Halloween decorations, so you can be sure we have just as many Halloween events. We rounded up a wide range of Halloween events in Salt Lake, from haunted houses and spooky live performances to…

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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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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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The 12th Annual Urban Arts Fest

Art festivals in Salt Lake have provided a way for local art to break out of the museum and into the community. Flooding the streets of downtown with vendors, musicians, performance artists, and more gives community members an opportunity to find common ground through art. The Utah Arts Alliance’s…

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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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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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The Top Pioneer Day Events in Salt Lake

Pioneer Day is a big deal in Utah. July 24th is the date that commemorates the day in 1847 that Brigham Young first set foot in the Salt Lake Valley and declared to his fellow Mormon pioneers: “This is the right place.” Although the 24th is the official day, many of the events this year will be held…

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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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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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A Memorial Day Weekend in Salt Lake

What to do on the Day to Remember Wading through the Memorial Day sale ads and attempting to find a campsite in a sea of packed RVs and tents, you might be wondering how you can best reflect and honor the lives of service members during our nation’s more somber holiday. Flags flown at half-mast…

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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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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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