Category: Events & Festivals

How to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Salt Lake

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and there's no better place to celebrate this long weekend than in Salt Lake. Nestled between breathtaking mountains and picturesque valleys, Salt Lake offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventure, cultural experiences, and vibrant…

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Where to Celebrate Pioneer Day and the Days of '47

Pioneer Day is an annual celebration of the arrival of the Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. From parades and fireworks to concerts and historical reenactments, Salt Lake County offers a variety of festivities for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. Come together with friends…

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Reasons to Visit Salt Lake Right Now

The weather is getting warmer, the wildflowers are blooming and the Salt Lake events calendar is jam-packed with a whole lot of fun you won’t want to miss. From rockin’ concerts to cheers-worthy festivals, here’s your guide to this summer’s hottest happenings. Arts & Culture Are in Full Bloom In…

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The Utah Pride Festival in Downtown Salt Lake

Photo Credit: Jess Gruneisen and the Utah Pride Center As the calendar flips to June, Utah Pride Center gears up to celebrate the 34th Annual Utah Pride Festival taking place June 1-2. With each passing year, this event grows in significance, fostering an atmosphere of inclusivity and solidarity…

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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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Golden Spike Monument Whistle Stop at Millcreek Common

On Friday, May 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Millcreek Common is hosting the Driving of the Spike: Jupiter Tour Whistle Stop event. This is the last opportunity to see the Golden Spike Monument in Salt Lake County. A Public Art Piece Celebrating the Historic Golden Spike The 43’ tall golden…

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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 occurs March 31 st 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 way you prefer to celebrate the Easter holiday, our list of events and activities should…

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Salt Lake Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Regardless of your heritage, embracing St. Patrick's Day offers a wonderful opportunity to welcome the arrival of spring and unwind after the chilly winter months. There are plenty of St. Patrick's Day events for everyone in Salt Lake this year, like the St. Patrick's Day parade at The Gateway…

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Lights, Camera, Utah: 100 Years of Movie Magic

Utah's towering mountain backdrops, soaring crimson cliffs, and alien desert landscapes have entranced audiences for over a century on screens both big and small. This backdrop has attracted iconic directors from John Ford to Ari Aster, cementing Utah’s starring role in cinematic history. In 2024…

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Salt Lake Winter Roundup Event

__________________ WHERE: Abravanel Hall Plaza WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024 - 1-4 PM ADMISSION: FREE PLACES TO STAY: Book a Salt Lake hotel here & receive VIP seating/gift. __________________ Hold onto your earmuffs, Salt Lake – the Salt Lake Winter Roundup is sliding into town, and it's not your…

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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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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 &…

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The FRIENDS Experience is in Salt Lake

There are some characters who live on in our hearts long after the credits roll, and for countless people around the world, Chandler Bing was one of those characters. Matthew Perry, who portrayed Chandler for all 10 seasons of Friends, tragically passed away on October 28. His legacy of love and…

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