Embark on an extraordinary South Valley journey, where the excitement never ends! Immerse yourself in the thrilling world of Major League Soccer with Real Salt Lake, explore the wonders of marine life at Living Planet Aquarium, witness the magic unfold at Hale Centre Theatre, and experience alpine adventures at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude. But that's not all – South Valley offers even more! Indulge in exquisite dining, shop to your heart's content, and discover additional attractions that elevate your experience to new heights. Your all-in-one destination for endless entertainment awaits!
Professional Sport Thrills with Real Salt Lake
Real Salt Lake, a dominant force in MLS since 2004, calls the state-of-the-art America First Field (formerly Rio Tinto Stadium) home. With over 20,000 seats, this venue is not just a stadium but a fortress where victories come alive amidst passionate fan support. Experience the pulse of every match, as Real Salt Lake showcases skill and dedication in a thrilling atmosphere that defines soccer excellence.
Dive in to Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Discover the enchanting Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in the heart of South Valley, a captivating showcase of marine life since 2014. Dive into vibrant exhibits featuring over 2,400 animals from 450 species, providing an immersive experience into the wonders of our planet's oceans and unique biospheres. More than an attraction, this aquarium is a hub for conservation and education, offering a unique opportunity for visitors to connect with and appreciate the diverse ecosystems that make our planet extraordinary.
Experience Onstage Wonder at Hale Center Theatre
Hale Center Theatre in Sandy is a theatrical masterpiece, captivating audiences with its top-tier performances since inception. Known for impeccable storytelling and dazzling productions, the state-of-the-art venue provides an intimate connection between the audience and the stage. From classic plays to Broadway musicals, every show at Hale Center Theatre promises a magical experience, making it a cherished cultural hub for local and visiting theater enthusiasts.
Enjoy Year-Round Adventure at the Nearby Resorts
Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude, South Valley's mountain gems, beckon year-round with thrilling skiing in winter and mountain biking and hiking and more in summer. Experience the rush of mountain coasters and other mountainside attractions, ride the world-renowned Snowbird Tram, and celebrate Oktoberfest in a true alpine setting. Unwind with excellent dining options and a pampering spa, and stay overnight in fantastic accommodations, which will make every visit a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.
Outdoor Concerts at Sandy Amphitheater
Sandy Amphitheater's summer concert series transforms the venue into a musical haven, featuring diverse live performances. Set against the open sky and with the towering mountains on one side and valley views on the other, this outdoor experience offers a setting like no other for music lovers, spanning genres from rock and pop to jazz and classical. With comfy seating and stellar acoustics, each show becomes a memorable evening under the stars.
Hike in the Wasatch Mountains
Explore the natural wonders of the Wasatch Mountains with a network of scenic trails offering diverse experiences. From alpine meadows to dense forests, hikers can choose from a range of paths, each providing stunning views of the surrounding landscapes and, depending on the trail, the Salt Lake valley. Whether seeking rugged terrain or peaceful creekside strolls, these mountains offer a quick, nearby escape from urban life, catering to adventure seekers and those craving tranquility alike.
Eat, Drink, and Shop
Discover a world of culinary delights and shopping treasures in South Valley. Savor the eclectic flavors at Tiburon Fine Dining or indulge in the vibrant atmosphere of Slackwater Sandy for a delightful blend of pub fare and craft beverages. When it comes to retail therapy, The Shops at South Town in Sandy and Draper Peaks, a hub for popular brands and specialty stores, offer diverse choices, making these communities a perfect blend of gastronomic adventures and unique shopping experiences.
Check Out South Valley Events
South Valley is a year-round hotspot for events that cater to diverse interests. Explore vibrant festivities such as Snowbird's annual Oktoberfest, events and expos at the Mountain America Expo Center, the annual Sandy Hot Air Balloon Festival, and more. Whether it's holiday celebrations or cultural happenings, South Valley ensures an ever-changing tapestry of unforgettable experiences. Stay in the loop with the South Valley event calendar.