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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Location:

175 East 400 South #600
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
United States

Phone:

(801) 359-5118
Time: 
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

FREE Downtown Jingle Bus

All aboard the Downtown Jingle Bus! Beginning Friday, November 24th through December 30th, downtown holiday season visitors can hop-on and off the holiday themed ride circulating between The Gateway, Temple Square, City Creek Center Gallivan Plaza & Capitol Theatre.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Location:

12033 Lone Peak Pkway
Draper, UT, 84020
United States

Phone:

801.355.3474
Time: 
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Santa at Loveland Aquarium

Santa Claus is coming to town and he's spending time at the Aquarium!
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Dates: 
12/14/2017

Location:

3950 W Campus Dr
Ogden, UT, 84408
United States

Phone:

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Time: 
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Dates: 
12/14/2017

Organization:

Viridian Event Center

Location:

8030 S. 1825 W.
West Jordan, UT, 84088
United States

Phone:

801-948-7859
Time: 
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Dickens' Christmas Ball

Old Glory Vintage Dancers will expertly take you back in time and take you through the paces of the dances of that merry era. Enliven your Christmas spirit in a grand way, by joining us at the ball.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017

Location:

444 West 100 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84103
United States

Phone:

801-456-5437
Time: 
11 am - 5 pm

The Grinch Steals the Museum!

Included with Admission or FREE for Members
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Location:

3606 W Center S
Provo, UT, 84601
United States

Phone:

801-373-8897
Time: 
first departure 6:30pm

Christmas Cruise

Come and enjoy a lighted Christmas riverboat ride on the Provo River.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Organization:

Ashton Gardens

Location:

3900 North Garden Drive
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

801.768.4999
Time: 
varies

Luminaria

Luminaria is an enchanting mile walk through a shimmering holiday world in Ashton Gardens. At the Grand Allee, 8,000 programmable luminarias carpet a sweeping hill, where each luminaria acts as a pixel in a moving picture of blooming poinsettias, flying reindeer, and beautiful symbols of the season. This display is capped by a 120-foot light tree atop a 40-foot-tall hill.
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Dates: 
12/18/2017
Time: 
7:30 pm

Location:

UCCU Center
800 W University Pkwy
Orem, UT, 84097
United States

Phone:

1-801-626-6000

The Forgotten Carols, Orem

The Forgotten Carols stage performance tells the story of Connie Lou, a nurse whose empty life is changed when Uncle John, a new patient she is attending, recounts the story of Christ’s birth as told by little known characters in the nativity story. The accounts from the Innkeeper, the Shepherd and others help the nurse discover what the world has forgotten about Christmas, ultimately encouraging her to open her heart to the joy of this special season.
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Dates: 
12/16/2017

Location:

444 West 100 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84103
United States

Phone:

801-456-5437
Time: 
8 AM - 10 AM

SOLD OUT Breakfast with Santa

Join Discovery Gateway’s signature holiday event and create family memories for years to come! Enjoy a hot breakfast, exclusive play time in the museum with Jolly Old Saint Nick, and a special surprise gift for the family.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Organization:

Utah's Hogle Zoo

Location:

2600 Sunnyside Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801.584.1631
Time: 
Sunday – Wednesday 5:30 to 9 pm Thursday – Saturday 5:30 to 10 pm Christmas Eve 5:30 to 9 pm Christmas Day Closed New Years Eve 5:30 to 9 pm

ZOOLIGHTS! At Utah's Hogle Zoo

ZooLights! will be brighter and more sparkling than ever as this festive, family-fun light event returns for its 11th anniversary year. Over 200 lighted animal and holiday-themed displays will glisten in the December night as you make your way throughout Zoo grounds. Enjoy dinner in the Beastro, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or check out our vast array of tasty treats!
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Location:

900 West 650 North #A
Willard, UT, 84340
United States

Phone:

435.734.9494
Time: 
5 pm to 10 pm

Fantasy at the Bay

Celebrate the holiday season with a trip to Fantasy at the Bay drive thru holiday lights at Willard Bay State Park. Enjoy a visit with Santa Friday through Monday, holiday music, food and more! Enhance your experience with 3-d snowflake glasses.
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Dates: 
12/16/2017
Time: 
11 AM & 12:30 PM

Location:

Abravanel Hall
123 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.355.2787

Here Comes Santa Claus

Nothing sets the holiday scene like hearing your wintry favorites performed live by the Utah Symphony. Kids from one to ninety-two will enjoy the musical gifts on stage, with a joyful sing-along closing out the concert. There may even be a special appearance by the jolly man, himself.
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Dates: 
12/19/2017

Organization:

Thanksgiving Point

Location:

3003 North Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

801.768.4999
Time: 
7 pm

Voice Male

Make it a holiday tradition to see the entertaining Voice Male performance at Thanksgiving Point. Voice Male, returning favorites, will perform classic and new holiday tunes with their signature a cappella voices. Purchase tickets early as this event sells out each year! Get an early preview of the fun HERE
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Dates: 
12/22/2017
12/23/2017

Location:

131 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

385-468-1020
Time: 
8 pm

Mannheim Steamroller

Live at the Eccles presents Mannheim Steamroller Christmas December 22 - December 23, 2017 at the Eccles Theater on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City. ArtTix is the official source for tickets for Live at the Eccles events.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
Time: 
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm; Saturday matinees at 2 pm

Location:

LDS Conference Center - Little Theater
60 West North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84150
United States

Phone:

801.240.3323

Savior of the World

November 17 – December 30, Tuesday – Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Saturday Matinees at 2:00 Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2:00 p.m. (special needs matinee—closed captioning available) The musical production Savior of the World, based on scriptural accounts of the birth and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, will return to the Conference Center Theater for the Christmas season.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
Time: 
1 pm to 5:30 pm

Location:

Joseph Smith Memorial Building
15 E S Temple
Salt Lake City, UT, 84150
United States

Phone:

801.240.3323

Christmas Performances at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building

Enjoy mini Christmas concerts from November 25 through December 23 (Monday through Saturday) in The Joseph Smith Memorial Building 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, and 5:00 pm.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/17/2017

Organization:

Hardware Ranch

Location:

Blacksmith Fork Canyon Rd
Hyrum, UT, 84319
United States

Phone:

435-753-6206
Time: 
Friday Noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday Noon to 4:30 p.m.

Elk and Wagon Rides

The 2017–2018 elk-viewing season at Hardware Ranch, near Hyrum, Utah, will run from Dec. 8, 2017 until Feb. 26, 2018. Gather the kids and bundle up!
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Location:

555 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
United States

Phone:

801-258-6000
Time: 
see schedule

Holiday Window Stroll

Peruse the whimsical window displays and visit our life-size gingerbread house. Enjoy a special surprise once you complete your journey.
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Dates: 
12/16/2017
Time: 
11 am

Location:

Provo City Library
550 North University Avenue
Provo, UT, 84601
United States

Phone:

801-484-9100

How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Grow your heart three sizes and join us for a special storytime featuring How the Grinch Stole Christmas! with an appearance by the Grinch himself! This year we are growing our hearts with a canned or boxed drive for the Utah Food Bank.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
Time: 
12 noon and 4 pm

Location:

Church History Museum
45 N West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT, 84150
United States

Phone:

801.240.3323

Christmas Performances at the Church History Museum

Enjoy Christmas performances from November 25 through December 23 at the Church History Museum. Performances are at 12:00 and/or 4:00 p.m.
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Dates: 
12/21/2017
12/22/2017
12/23/2017
Time: 
7 pm

Location:

Snowpark Outdoor Amphitheater
2250 Deer Valley Dr S #501
Park City, UT, 84060
United States

Phone:

801.355.2787

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert with the Utah Symphony

Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the Utah Symphony perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.
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Dates: 
12/20/2017
01/03/2018
01/17/2018

Organization:

Tracy Aviary

Location:

589 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84105
United States

Phone:

801.596.8500 X111
Time: 
9am - 4pm

$1 Winter Wednesdays

Tracy Aviary is open year-round, so why not take advantage of the crisp winter calm by spending more quality time with our birds? Without the bustling crowds of the summer, Tracy Aviary is a beautiful place to come relax near roaming peafowl, watch the Keas play with all kinds of new toys, and hide out in the tropical warmth of our newest exhibit Treasures of the Rainforest. Free-flight encounters are held in a beautiful, heated space daily.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Organization:

Kingsbury Hall

Location:

1395 East President's Circle
Salt Lake City, UT, 84112
United States

Phone:

801.581.7100
Time: 
varies; see schedule

ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE'S THE REDUXNUT-CRACKER

Odyssey Dance Theatre presents its version of The Nutcracker! If you’ve been to one too many Nutcrackers, this show is for you – re-imagined and updated in a hip hop style as only Odyssey Dance Theatre can create.
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Dates: 
12/17/2017
Time: 
7 PM

Location:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Midvale
8350 Jackson St
Midvale, UT, 84047
United States

Phone:

801-537-1412

The Salt Lake Children's Choir Christmas Concert

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The Choir’s traditional Christmas Concerts are almost here!
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Organization:

Capitol Theatre

Location:

50 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.355.2787
Time: 
see website

Sugar Plum Party

The magic of The Nutcracker continues after the performance ends. Directly following most matinee performances, join the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends on stage for cookies and punch, an ornament, and a photo with the cast.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Organization:

Capitol Theatre

Location:

50 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.355.2787
Time: 
see website

Ballet West: The Nutcracker

Witness the unveiling of a brand new production of The Nutcracker! No holiday season is complete without the festive cheer of The Nutcracker. Join Ballet West for the retirement season of its sets and costumes, which will make way for a new, fantastical, magic-filled look in 2017, complete with Willam Christensen’s historic choreography and Tchaikovsky’s famous score. Bring your friends and family and rediscover why this is the longest-running full-length production in America.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Organization:

City Creek Center

Location:

50 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.521.2012
Time: 
all day/night

Macy's Holiday Candy Windows

Macy's in City Creek Center is bringing the holiday candy window display tradition back to downtown Salt Lake City. Local artists have created holiday displays made entirely of candy.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Location:

2601 Sunnyside Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801.582.1847
Time: 
5 pm to 9 pm

Candlelight Christmas

It's hard to describe the magic of Candlelight Christmas. We'd like you to experience it! The Village is decorated like a Currier & Ives card, and you'll feel like you've taken a step back in time when you join us for this enchanting event.
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Dates: 
12/19/2017

Organization:

The Whitaker

Location:

168 No. Main Street
Centerville, UT, 84014
United States

Phone:

(801) 335-8843
Time: 
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Christmas at The Whitaker

Step back to Christmases of yesteryear. Hear old-time Christmas music and a story or two. Smell the smells of Christmas past. Make a craft, write a letter to Santa and take home a treat enjoyed in pioneer days.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
12/18/2017
Time: 
3:30 pm to 8:15 pm

Location:

Homestead Resort
700 Homestead Dr
Midway, UT, 84049
United States

Phone:

435-654-1655

Santa Sleigh Ride

SANTA SLEIGH RIDES are located at the Homestead Resort in Midway, Utah. Come for a fun horse drawn sleigh ride around the Homestead Resort and end at the North Pole. You will be invited inside to spend some time with Santa, himself in his humble home. Rides are approx. 25 minutes (it could be shorter or longer depending on speed of horses and size of groups). Group discounts are available.
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Dates: 
12/20/2017

Location:

138 West 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801.355.2787
Time: 
7:30 pm

Octapella

No instruments. Big sound. Octapella is back for the Christmas season.
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Dates: 
12/16/2017

Organization:

Red Butte Garden

Location:

300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801-581-0556
Time: 
9 am - Noon

Winter Solstice Celebration

It's the first day of winter, and we're throwing a radiant celebration in the Children’s Garden! Bring your family to join the festivities and celebrate the day with flair as we learn about the Winter Solstice, create fun wintery crafts, listen to stories with our professional storyteller, and make wishes at our Yule Log.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
Time: 
5:30 pm to 10 pm

Location:

Salt Lake County Equestrian Park
2100 W 11400 S
South Jordan, UT, 84095
United States

Christmas in Color (South Jordan)

Immerse yourself in a drive-through experience with 1 million beautifully synchronized Christmas lights set to music that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Location:

131 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

385-468-1020
Time: 
see website

A Kurt Bestor Christmas

The 30th Anniversary edition of A Kurt Bestor Christmas will be an unforgettable holiday spectacle. Make sure your family has tickets for one of Utah’s most beloved holiday traditions.
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Dates: 
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
Time: 
7:30 PM

Location:

St. Ambrose Catholic Church
E, 2315 Redondo Ave S
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801-537-1412

Peace on Earth: Carols for the World

The choirs of the Salt Lake Choral Artists present a holiday program featuring familiar and beloved Advent and Christmas carols including the Cantata “And Peace on Earth” by Bob Chilcott, and his arrangement of “Twelve Days of Christmas." Dr. Brady Allred-Conductor. With special guests, the Salt Lake Children's Choir.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Organization:

Trolley Square

Location:

600 South 700 East
Salt Lake City, UT, 84102
United States

Phone:

801.521.9877
Time: 
• Thursdays and Fridays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm • Saturdays from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Father Frost at Trolley Square

Bring your little ones, family and friends! Father Frost will be at Trolley Square in Center Court beginning Friday, November 24, from 5 to 8 pm.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017

Organization:

Ogden City

Location:

2549 Washington Boulevard City Hall
Ogden, UT, 84401
United States

Phone:

801-629-8214
Time: 
5 pm to midnight

Ogden's Christmas Village

Christmas Village Illuminates Ogden's downtown area with magnificent displays and holiday lights every year from the Saturday after Thanksgiving through January 1. Spectators find themselves in a dazzling winter wonderland set aglow with Christmas lights and a unique setting of cottages modeled after Santa's village at the North Pole.
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Dates: 
12/18/2017

Organization:

Viridian Event Center

Location:

8030 S. 1825 W.
West Jordan, UT, 84088
United States

Phone:

801-948-7859
Time: 
7 pm

Christmas Movie Classics

Treat the family to Christmas movie classics all month long.
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Dates: 
12/16/2017

Location:

4528 W 1700 S
Syracuse, UT, 84075
United States

Phone:

801-725-9263
Time: 
12 noon to 3 pm

Santa at the Ranch

Come and join us from 12:00- 3:00 pm welcoming Santa Clause to the Fielding Garr Ranch. Bring a camera and your list so Santa will know what to bring you. There will also be stories and activities for the kids. Please be sure to dress for the weather as the activities are outside.
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Dates: 
12/14/2017
12/15/2017
12/16/2017
Time: 
5:30 pm to 10 pm

Location:

Provo Towne Centre
1200 Towne Centre Blvd
Provo, UT, 84601
United States

Christmas in Color (Provo)

Immerse yourself in a drive-through experience with 1 million beautifully synchronized Christmas lights set to music that is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!
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