Category: Events & Festivals

ILLUMINATE - Light Art & Creative Tech Fest

Images courtesy Utah Arts Alliance As night falls over Salt Lake City this November 10–11, the urban landscape will transform into a mesmerizing alien cosmos aglow with innovation and wonder during the seventh annual ILLUMINATE Festival. Over two glowing nights from 5:00–11:00 p.m., the free…

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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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Salt Lake's Top Halloween Events

Salt Lake's spookiest season is upon us, and we're trembling with anticipation. We love Halloween and get pretty excited about it, as can be seen by the fact that Utah has been rated as the state with the most Halloween decorations and the second most Halloween-obsessed state in the nation—and we…

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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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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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Sandy City's Hot-Air Balloon Festival & Glow Event

A free annual event takes place in Sandy City in the south end of the Salt Lake valley, and those in the know look forward to it with anticipation every year: the Sandy City Annual Hot-Air Balloon Festival and Glow Event. It takes place in a public park with the towering Wasatch mountains as a…

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The Top Pioneer Day Events in Salt Lake

The Founding of Salt Lake City and the 24th of July History Pioneer Day, a Utah state holiday, rivals Independence Day here for the amount of celebration and sheer enthusiasm. Every year, July 24th commemorates the day in 1847 when the first group of intrepid, trail-tested pioneers reached the Salt…

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Blossom and Bloom: The Wasatch Wildflower Festival

Photos: Copyright 2023 CCF/Jay Dash, @slc_bites, & SLUG Magazine Salt Lake County’s Cottonwood Canyons are best known as some of the most acclaimed ski destinations in the world, but the wilderness preserves are an exciting spot year-round. What better way to start summer than by taking the family…

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Salt Lake's Best Wine, Spirits & Beer Events

Salt Lake City has a surprising collection of incredible local breweries and distilleries that are on par with, if not excelling, their counterparts across the country. Here, we’ve rounded up a wide range of alcohol-related events and activities in Salt Lake from festivals and classes to exclusive…

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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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Things To Do To Make Your Summer In Salt Lake Fantastic

With spring and summer finally upon us, the world is looking a little brighter. The snow is melting, the skis are in the garage, and everyone is pulling out the sunscreen and swimwear. Finding adventures in Salt Lake has never been a problem, and for this summer, take a look at all of the fun times…

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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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Utah Symphony's Concert Series: Something for Everyone

Utah Symphony’s Masterworks, Entertainment, Family and Films in Concert Series Lose yourself in music with a night at the Utah Symphony, where you can experience world-class performances right in the heart of Salt Lake City. The Utah Symphony is one of only a few professional orchestras operating…

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Salt Lake Welcomes NBA All-Star 2023 - February 17-19

City-Wide Partners Working Together to Create Great Experience for Visitors Utah will again be on the global stage when the Utah Jazz host NBA All-Star 2023, with the celebrations tipping off on Friday, February 17 and culminating on Sunday, February 19. Across the Salt Lake valley, key agencies and…

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