City-Sponsored Events

Summer in Salt Lake City

Tour of Utah
August 7 and 8, 2015
All day events



Do It Yourself
(DIY) Festival
Friday August 7, 2015
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm 
Saturday August 8, 2015                                                                             
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Gallivan Center
239 S Main Street, SLC
3rd Annual Pacific Island 
Heritage Month
Now through end of August 2015
Various locations
The Gallivan Center - Weekday Workouts
Weekday Workouts @ the Gallivan Center 
Every Monday-Thursday, now through August 13, 2015
Mon/Wed: Yoga;
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Tues/Thurs: Boot Camp
5:30 - 6:30 pm
239 Main Street, Salt Lake City
The Gallivan Center
Hidden Hollow Concert Series
Every other Friday night
Now through August 21, 2015
Bands start at 6:00 pm
Hidden Hollow
1229 E Wilmington Ave, Salt Lake City
Enjoy what the Sugar House area has to offer this summer with an outdoor concert series in the Hollow’s grassy amphitheater. Each of these free events features live music from two local bands, for a total of ten bands over the course of the summer. For a full list of the summer line up, check here.
Twilight Concert Series
Every Thursday beginning July 16 through August 27, 2015
350 South 300 West 
Pioneer Park, Salt Lake City
Tickets $5 in advance, $10 night of concert
Cruise Night
Thursday September 10th 
Liberty Park
600 East 900 South, Salt Lake City
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Check out a variety of vintage hot rods, enjoy live
music, food and beverages.This event is supported by Rockin’ Hot Rod Productions.For more information please contact Salt Lake City Parks at 801-972-7800.
Yappy Hour
Thursday September 10th
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pioneer Park
350 West 300 South, Salt Lake City
Reward yourself and your pooch after a long day at the office! Bring your favorite furry friends to enjoy off-leash play, live music by the Dirty Johnson’s Band,
food and beverages.
Eat Local Week
September 11 - 19, 2015


Urban Gallery VIII: Stars of Our Neighborhood
Saturday September 11, 2015
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
1050 W. 500 S. Salt Lake City

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The Avenues Street Fair
Saturday Sept 12, 2015
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
3rd Avenue, SLC Between O & T Streets
Utah Brazilian Festival
Saturday September 12, 2015
1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gateway Mall, Salt Lake City
9th & 9th Street Festival
Saturday Sept 19, 2015
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
900 S and 900 E, SLC
Festa Italiana
September 19 – 20, 2015
Library Square/Leonardo
3rd Annual Utah Clean Air Fair
Saturday September 19, 2015
Noon – 7:00 pm
Library Square, Salt Lake City


Porchfest Salt Lake
Saturday September 26, 2015
3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
East Central Neighborhood                       
Between 200 and 400 S.
Sugarmont Summer Concert Series
Every Monday
Now through September 28, 2015
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sugarmont Plaza 
2228 S Highland Dr, Salt Lake City
Sugarmont Plaza is the place to be Monday nights. Hang out and enjoy the local music and great food selection from a variety of food trucks. Free and open to the public! More information to be posted here.
Central City Neighborhood Jam
Saturday October 3, 2015
615 300 East, SLC
Central City Neighborhood Recreation Center
For details or questions about the event click here.
Salt Lake City Mini Maker Faire
Saturday October 10, 2015
Salt Lake City
For details about this event please visit

Downtown Farmers Market
Every Saturday
Now through October 24th, 2015
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pioneer Park, Salt Lake City
Every Saturday morning from June through October, shop for local foods and products, arts and crafts, or just go to enjoy the local music! See the updated vendor list, map, and information here, or apply to be a vendor, sponsor, or volunteer! 
9th West Farmers Market (Formerly the People’s Market)
Every Sunday 
Now through October 25, 2015
10:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Jordan Park, Salt Lake City
Visit with local artisans, enjoy freshly prepared food, purchase some of the best produce to be found locally, and enjoy live performances by local musicians. Come celebrate the 9th West Farmer’s Market’s 10th birthday and opening this June 14th. The market runs every Sunday into October. Check here for news and updates.
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.


The Sorenson Unity Center  is Salt Lake City's civic engagement and community learning center. Located in Glendale, the programming and services provided at this 23,000 square foot LEED Silver facility are only made possible through collaborative partnerships with SLC's community of nonprofit organization, local businesses, government agencies, and grassroots resident leaders.


Visit for a list of summer events.




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.

Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2015

See the full city holiday schedule.