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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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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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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Easter in Salt Lake

Easter, which shows up April 17th 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 your take on the Easter holiday, take a moment to peruse the list of events and…

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Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Salt Lake Olympics

Truly a great moment in Salt Lake history, the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games happened 20 years ago this month. At the same time the world is turning their eyes to the Beijing Olympic Games, we are celebrating the legacy of incredible games here at home. With events in Salt Lake and all…

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Experience The Sundance Film Festival 2022 Virtually!

The Sundance Film Festival is the largest and most well-known independent film festival based in the United States, and has been based in Utah for more than 40 years. The best talent and creative minds in the filmmaking world have taken part in the Festival in one way or another, and literally tens…

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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 or more elevated evening diversions, Salt Lake has something in store. As the urban gateway to Utah, Salt Lake offers a true city experience at…

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Salt Lake's Best Halloween Events

It’s that time of year again—the wind is getting brisk, the colors are changing on the mountains, and the sound of leaves blowing down the street are followed by pumpkin lattes and co-eds sporting Han Solo boots-and-vest style on campus. That’s right, one of the best holidays of the year is just…

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Get Ready for the Utah Pride Road Rally 2021

Get your engines ready, folx, because it’s almost time for the second annual LGBTQ Road Rally! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Utah Pride Center (@utahpridecenter) John Johnson is the Director of Administration and Operations at the Utah Pride Center. He’s also the…

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Prost! A Long Tradition of Oktoberfest at Snowbird

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

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Don't Miss The Utah Arts Festival

After taking 2020 off due to COVID, the award-winning Utah Arts Festival is back! This year, join your neighbors to soak up the festival vibes and summer sun at the Festival, August 27th through 29th at Library Square in downtown Salt Lake. Revel in live music, film screenings and the power of Urban…

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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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Best Outdoor Concert Venues in Salt Lake

Listening to a sweet melody while swaying in unison to that warm summer breeze–that’s what we call a pure, unfettered moment. Now that concert venues have opened up and all that cheerful sunshine is here to stay, we can have more of those moments. No more isolated nights with just the TV as our only…

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Happy Independence Day, Salt Lake!

After one of the strangest years in living memory, getting out and celebrating the 4th of July with friends and family is something so many of us are looking forward to. Barbecues, parades, carnivals, and fireworks are all great ways to get out and remember the joys of being with one another and…

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2021 Utah Pride

Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime Pride event. And by “once-in-a-lifetime” we actually mean once-in-a-freaking-lifetime because this probably won’t happen again, folx. Put on your rainbow face mask and roam through 20 amazing gardens, each curated by local artists offering their unique…

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