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The Salt Lake Scene

Category - Things to Do

  • Staying Happy and Healthy at Home in Salt Lake

    The days of COVID-19 are upon us. With the highly contagious disease spreading, we’re encountering the toilet paper apocalypse and the need to stay home all day everyday. So it’s pretty easy to gravitate towards the Ben & Jerry’s, a family size bag of Doritos, and do absolutely nothing on the

  • Things to Do From Home in Salt Lake

    We’ve already watched every episode of Tiger King, scrolled through Instagram to the point of the “you’re all caught up” message, and have regrettably experimented with at-home haircuts. COVID 19 has swept the globe and we’re in this together, staying at home and saving the world one introverted

  • Top Ten Salt Lake Destinations for Dogs (and Their People)

    We’ve gotta say: Salt Lake is a great place to be a dog. It’s also a great place to be a person who has a dog. Our four-legged family members force us to slow down a little, spend some time at the park, throw a stick on the hiking trail, sip just one more round of drinks on a sunny restaurant

  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts

    Delight Your Senses at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

    Experience the art of Japan in two stunning exhibitions this spring at Utah’s flagship art museum. Seven Masters: 20th-Century Japanese Woodblock Prints and Beyond the Divide: Merchant, Artist, Samurai in Edo Japan are on view right now at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of

  • Experience the Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake City

    Independent films, glistening snowflakes, a grand mountain backdrop, and Robert Redford­—what do all these things have in common? The famous Sundance Film Festival. Salt Lake City is bustling with lounges and premieres during the annual beloved Festival. With six theaters and three noteworthy

  • Top 10 Winter Events and Things to Do in Ski City

    With flurries of snow gracing the Rockies early this year, you’ve probably been daydreaming about snow sports while sitting through that budget meeting or typing up your annual report at work­–or you’re a lucky ski bum and it’s your time to shine. Whether you’re a foot forward or sideways kind of

  • See The Lights in Salt Lake

    Whether you’re looking for a fun family outing, the perfect spot for a holiday picture, or an electric ending to a December date night, Salt Lake has plenty of places to get your tiny lightbulb fix, and each has its own brand of charm. Here are a few favorites. Christmas Street(s) There are two

  • 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

  • An Iconic Ski Vacation

    This year, we wanted to have a different kind of winter vacation. Coming from the rolling suburbs of Dallas, skiing Utah powder has long been on my bucket list of once in a life-time trips. And I knew my partner would be thrilled to re-ignite his family’s traditional ski trips. Steve keeps his

  • See World-Class Art at the the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

    See World-Class Art at the UMFA

    Discover a world of art at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah. Explore 5,000 years of human history and creativity through the region’s most dynamic collection of global art, from ancient objects to the latest contemporary works. What’s in it for you? A wake-up call for

  • Park City has a menu of events as diverse as our culinary scene.

    Park City has a Menu of Events as Diverse as its Culinary Scene

    Nestled among the Wasatch Mountains, just 35 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, Park City is best known as a world-class skiing destination, but this mountain town has more to offer than The Greatest Snow On Earth ® . While known for its world-class skiing in the winter, you don’t have to

  • 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

  • Top 7 Things to Do in Downtown Salt Lake City

    To say Salt Lake has changed in the past five years is an understatement. Side streets once filled with shuttered windows are now bursting with diverse shops run by local foodies, athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs who embody the pioneer spirit of making something special from scratch. Whether

  • Gallivan Center Plaza

    The Gallivan Center: Salt Lake City's Living Room

    The John W. Gallivan Utah Center (Gallivan Center) has been the home to free and inexpensive community-friendly events including weekly jazz concerts, summer outdoor big band dances, Food Truck Thursdays, Salt City Sounds concert series, the Twilight Concert Series, summer Lunch Bunch concert

  • Salt Lake's Best Fall Colors

    Besides football games and that crisp mountain air, the changing of the leaves is a phenomenon everyone enjoys­, and don’t try to deny it, you enjoy it, we know you do. So after you bring out that fuzzy cardigan and sip on some warm apple cider­, rake your leaves into a neat pile and immediately

  • The Natural History Museum of Utah

    Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah

    NHMU is a fantastic museum that celebrates Utah’s natural and cultural heritage. Of course there are dinosaurs – many of which are unique to our state! – but the wonders of Utah’s geology, archaeology, ecology, and Native American cultures are also on display in state of the art exhibits. The

  • Salt Lake's Must-See Murals and Street Art

    Experience the masterful and artistic urban murals in Salt Lake City–some cleverly placed in the middle of busy intersections­–others secretly tucked away in unassuming alleyways. These massive pieces of art, painted on iconic and not so iconic walls wait ever so patiently for someone to come and

  • Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Your Destination for Inspiration

    Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Your Destination for Inspiration

    Explore the region’s most dynamic collection of global art at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. Featuring artworks that span the history of human creation, the UMFA offers infinite opportunities to connect with, learn from, and be inspired by visual art. You’ll discover

  • Top Ten Summertime Activities in Big Cottonwood Canyon

    A quieter cousin of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Big Cottonwood Canyon is a rambling 16-mile-long canyon winding its way above Salt Lake City Valley. Home to two ski resorts, ample winter ski touring, and world-class summer recreation, Big Cottonwood boasts a little less fanfare and development than