Salt Lake City Events


"Fun" means something different to everyone. For some, it's exploring mountain trails. For others, it's taking the kids to a hands-on science exhibit. And for others, it's live music and beer. Salt Lake's event calendar is bursting at the seams with fun stuff for every inclination, every day and night of the week.

Planning a trip to Salt Lake? Browse the events below by category, location, date, or keyword, and add them to your trip planner. That way you'll have an itinerary packed with festivals, concerts, sports events, or performing arts when you get here, and you won't have to waste time looking for things to do.

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Zoo Brew

Big Shiny Robot's Nerd Swap Meet 2018

Endangered Species Weekend

Living Traditions - Meet the Artist - Mata Ortiz Pottery

Living Traditions Festival 2018

New Orleans Jazz Songfest

The Big Bounce

Outdoor Concert Series: The Devil Makes Three

10th Annual Sorenson Campus Community Fair

3rd Annual Story Crossroads Festival

  • May 21, 2018 to May 24, 2018
  • Presented By: Story Crossroads
  • Venue: Murray City Parks
  • Admission: Go to the Story Crossroads online store and be able to add to your cart both types of tickets for student/senior and adult. You can also order the student/senior or adult tickets separately as seen here. $3.00/adult ticket, click here to order $1.00/student or senior ticket, click here to order The Story Crossroads Festival loves having high-quality storytelling available at affordable rates for individuals and families alike.  Children aged four and under and not students do not need a tick
  • Time: Besides the Festival on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, you can attend the Free Outreaches and Special Events before, during, and after th
  • Category: Kids & Families, Festivals & Special Events, History & Heritage and Spoken & Written Word

2nd Annual Suicide Awareness & Prevention Car Show

Night Vision: Uranus and Neptune

The Great American Wild West Show

Memorial Day Address by Congresswoman Mia Love

Salt Lake City Mission Memorial Day Party

Bachata Level 3: Sensual and Smooth Connection

  • May 03, 2018 to May 31, 2018 (Every Thursday)
  • Presented By: DF Dance Studio
  • Venue: DF Dance Studio
  • Admission: 9 months of previous Bachata experience is required to join this class. Cost: $10/class for three months $12/class for 1 month $15 for a single class (*number of sessions per month varies) Registration: After instructor's approval, please purchase at front desk
  • Category: Performing Arts, Classes & Workshops and Festivals & Special Events

Night Vision: The Search for E.T.

Rio Grande Concert Series

  • May 10, 2018 to May 31, 2018 (Every Thursday)
  • Presented By: The Gateway
  • Venue: The Gateway Mall Legacy Plaza
  • Admission: Admission is FREE and open to the public.
  • Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. Opening act: 7 p.m. Headliner: 8:15-9:30
  • Category: Festivals & Special Events and Music

Summer Reading Kickoff

2018 Girls on the Run Utah 5K Race

  • June 02, 2018
  • Presented By: Girls on the Run
  • Venue: Sugar House Park
  • Admission: pre-registration- $30 day-of-$35
  • Time: Sign up as a race participant or as a Running Buddy! This is a fun 5K where energy abounds! The girls dance to warm-up music, get their hair "happied" and their faces painted! We celebrate everyone who participates - whether they run, walk
  • Category: Kids & Families and Festivals & Special Events

Fairy Dance Party at Gardner Village

Golden Spoke Rides and Event

  • June 02, 2018
  • Presented By: Wasatch Front Regional Council
  • Venue: Fisher Mansion (locations and times vary; see event description)
  • Admission: The group bike rides and event are free, but registration is requested. To register and for additional information, please visit If you have any questions and/or are interested in planning a community event, please contact Scott Hess at 801-363-4250 or
  • Time: Locations and times vary. Please see the event description for additional information.
  • Category: Kids & Families, Festivals & Special Events and Sports & Outdoors

Gypsy Wisdom Psychic Fair

Jay Owenhouse The Authentic Illusionist

National Trails Day with the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation

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