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Winter Events to Check Out

Winter events SLC

Our community, our culture, and our quality of life are very important to us. That’s why we monitor local events that are enjoyable, impactful, artistic, and community-focused. See what’s on the horizon - maybe we’ll cross paths with you there!

November 29 to December 2, 10:00 AM Primary Children’s Hospital - Festival of Trees 2023: This is a festive and charitable event that supports the Primary Children’s Hospital. You can admire and bid on hundreds of decorated trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses, and other items. You can also enjoy entertainment, food, and activities for the whole family. The event is from Wednesday, November 29, 2023 to Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM at the Mountain America Exposition Center, Sandy. The admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for children, and free for children under 2.

December 3, 10:00 am Pet First Aid & CPR Course: This is a comprehensive course that teaches you how to handle emergencies involving your pet. You will learn how to perform CPR, stop bleeding, treat wounds, prevent shock, and more. The course is taught by a certified instructor and includes a handbook and a certificate. The course is on Sunday, December 3, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at 1123 E 2700 S, Salt Lake City. The cost is $125 per person, and you need to register in advance.

December 9, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Reading with Raptors. Join HawkWatch International at the Discovery Gateway Museum for Reading with Raptors! During this monthly program, children meet one of HWI’s Raptor Ambassadors while reading a storybook that matches the bird they’ve just met. Discovery Gateway Children's Museum - 444 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.

December 13, 6:30pm "Harmony Healing: Deepening the Bond” A sound bath for dogs & humans: This is a unique event that offers a relaxing and healing experience for you and your furry friend. You will enjoy a sound bath with crystal bowls, gongs, chimes and other instruments, while your dog will receive gentle massage and Reiki. The event is held every Wednesday from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at John’s Place, a pet-friendly venue in Salt Lake City. The cost is $25 per person and dog pair, and you need to register in advance.

December 10- December 30 Ballet West - The Nutcracker: This is a classic and enchanting ballet performance that celebrates the holiday season. You will be mesmerized by the beautiful costumes, sets, music, and dancing of this timeless story. The performance is from Friday, December 10, 2023 to Saturday, December 30, 2023 at various times at the Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City. The ticket prices varies, and you can buy them online or at the box office.

December 12 and 13, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Let There Be Peace - One Voice Children's Choir in Concert with an evening of holiday hits and heart warming classics for all ages. Don’t miss your chance to witness the magic of 180 young voices united on stage in a night that will fill your heart with the warmth and joy of the holidays. Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center-138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.

December 14, 5:00-7:00p.m. Santa's Art Shop 2023. Meet Santa, enjoy cookies and milk, and make a variety of themed art projects. There will be a broad range of activities for all ability levels. Santa will be there to oversee the work. This event is free and there is no pre-registration. This is a family event all are welcome. Springville Museum of Art - 126 East 400 South, Springville, UT 84663.

December 16, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Here Comes Santa Claus! Kids and kids at heart will love the musical gifts on stage—and there may even be a special appearance by the jolly man himself! The memories you make with this Salt Lake City holiday tradition will be cherished long after the snow melts. Maurice Abravanel Hall -123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.

December 24, 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM: Santa's Christmas Eve Parade & Fireworks 2023 at dusk on Christmas Eve for bonfires and hot cocoa on the Plaza Deck as the mountains come alive— illuminated by the Torchlight Parade and fireworks. Snowbird-9385 S. Snowbird Center Dr., Snowbird, UT 84092.

December 27, 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM: 2023 Kid's Torchlight Parade at Snowbird. Your kids will be given glow-light torches and instructions by ski patrol. Follow or watch the parade as they ski or snowboard in big turns from the top of Chickadee.

December 30, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Birds in the Lab! Join the HawkWatch International crew and some of our Raptor Ambassadors for the opportunity to observe live birds of prey up-close and examine a variety of specimens-feathers, eggs, and claws! At Natural History Museum of Utah at the Rio Tinto Center

December 31, 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM: New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Ring in the new year. 2023 is going out with a bang at Snowbird-9385 S. Snowbird Center Dr., Snowbird, UT 84092.

December 31, 8:00 PM - 11:59 PM: Ball Drop 2024. Experience the ball drop at the largest midnight celebration in Utah. This unique midnight experience will include confetti with a balloon drop and a laser show like you have never seen before! At Mountain America Expo Center-9575 S. State Street, Sandy, UT 84070.

December 31, 9:30 PM - 11:59 PM: Gold and Glitter New Year's Eve Gala Welcome the New Year in unparalleled style at Glitter and Gold New Year’s Eve Gala! At The Leonardo Museum of Creativity and Innovation-209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111.

January 1, 8:30 AM - 11:59 PM: Great Salt Lake State Park: First Day Hike 2024 The tradition of starting the new year on a refreshing note by joining a unique “First Day Hike” experience at Silver Sands Beach. At Great Salt Lake Marina, Magna, UT 84044.

January 13-19, 9:00 AM - 11:59 PM: Martin Luther King, Jr. Week 2024 Dr. King dedicated his life to improving the educational access and opportunity given to every person, and at the University of Utah we continue to strive toward those values. At 200 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112.

January 14, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Urban Flea Market The Urban Flea Market is the largest flea market in Salt Lake City! The indoor winter markets are located at the south end of The Gateway. The market features 65 vendors offering the best eclectic and unique vintage and antique finds. At The Gateway- 18 North Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.

January 17, 6:30 - 8:00 PM: Arctic Rescue Puppy Yoga. a pawsome event at Trolley Square! Get ready to unwind and find your inner zen while surrounded by adorable rescue puppies. At Trolley Square - 602 East 500 South Salt Lake City, UT 84102

January 27, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Utah STEM Expo The Utah STEM Expo is a free, public event put on yearly to showcase student demonstrations of science technology, engineering, art and math and some of their many exciting uses and applications in our modern, technological lives. Location: Mountain America Expo Center-9575 S. State Street, Sandy, UT 84070.

February 10, 8:00 am: Cupid's Chase 5K Salt Lake City. Community Options, Inc. invites runners, walkers, rollers (baby strollers and wheelchairs), and sponsors to raise funds that make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities at our annual Cupid’s Chase 5K. At Sugar House Park -1330 2100 South, Salt Lake City, UT US 84106

Feb 16, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: 2024 Salt Lake Gallery Stroll. The Salt Lake Gallery Stroll is committed to bringing the value of visual art to the forefront of Salt Lake City’s cultural identity. @Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Until Feb 29, time vary: 2024 Ice Skating at the Gallivan Center. East Gallivan Plaza transforms into an outdoor public ice skating from mid-November through February. They offer both hockey and figure skates for rent with your admissions fee, so everyone can enjoy gliding on the ice! At The Gallivan Center - 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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