City-Sponsored Events

Winter in Salt Lake City

Free Community Health Care Enrollment Fairs
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Rose Park Elementary and Community Learning Center
1105 West 1000 North, Salt Lake City

The public is invited to learn more about individual, family and small business health insurance options at a series of free community health care enrollment fairs. The Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office, the Salt Lake City School District and the Salt Lake City Main Library will host a series of fairs and provide opportunities for enrollment throughout this year’s Affordable Care Act open enrollment period, which is now through February 15, 2015. Health navigators and carriers will be present at the fairs to offer information about the open enrollment application process and will offer enrollment assistance. Bilingual navigators will also be available to help answer any questions. Anyone interested in applying for health insurance at the fairs should plan to bring proof of income, Social Security numbers for each individual applying and the date of birth for each person to be covered. If not a U.S. citizen, documentation of legal residency status will be required (such as a green card). For further details, call 801-535-7928.

Gallivan Ice Skating Rink Now Open
Monday through Sunday beggining at noon
For skating hours, click here.
Gallivan Center
239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Why spend life going in circles when ovals are so much more fun? Winter is here and ice skating is back in season at the Gallivan Center. For details call, 801-535-6117.

Winter Market
Open every other Saturday now through April 25, 2015
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Rio Grande Depot
300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City
Shop for fresh local produce, grass-fed meats, baked goods, fresh juices, dairy products and more at the Winter Market at Rio Grande! More than 60 vendors, plenty of parking, and Utah's best food trucks. For more information, check out the Downtown Alliance Winter Farmers' Market Vendor List.
Big Band Dance Nights
Every Tuesday
7:30–9:30 p.m.
Gallivan Center
239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City
Put on your dancing shoes! Excellence in the Community presents the Wasatch Jazz Project. Enjoy big band swing every Tuesday night, including free ballroom dancing lessons starting at 7:30pm from Ballroom Utah. For details, click here.

Gallivan Center Events
239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Food Truck Thursdays – Weekly
Big Band Dance Nights – Tuesdays; Weekly
Excellence in the Community Concerts – Monthly all year long (see below)

Excellence in the Community
Evening Concert Series
Now through the end of the year
Gallivan Center
239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

The Excellence in the Community Evening Concert Series presents a wide variety of Utah’s top local acts every month and is part of Salt Lake City’s Cultural Corridor. The Concert Series, part of a continued collaboration with the Gallivan Center is free and open to the public.

For more information, click here.

YouthCity Summer Program
Central City Recreation Center
615 South 300 East and other Salt Lake City locations
(801) 559-1555

Now enrolling 9-14 year olds for arts, skills, and recreation classes!

YouthCity serves Salt Lake City's young people ages 9-18 years old with innovative and enriching activities created with input from participants. The programs are located throughout the City, where young people can have fun while learning new skills. YouthCity currently provides teen, after-school and summer, arts, employment, sports, government and service learning programs.

For more information or to learn about other programs for 14-18 year olds, visit


Other Events in Salt Lake City

Downtown Alliance

To learn more about events taking place in Downtown, visit the Downtown Alliance events page by clicking, here.

Visit Salt Lake

To learn more about things to do in Salt Lake, click here.

Now Playing Utah

To learn more about events taking place in Utah, visit Now Playing, click here.

City Holidays

Salt Lake City offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for holidays.

Christmas Thursday, December 25, 2014
New Year's Day Thursday, January 1, 2015

See the full city holiday schedule.