City-Sponsored Events

Fall in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Human Rights Day
Thursday, December 10, 2015
6–8:30 p.m.
Salt Lake City & County Building, Third Floor
451 S. State Street, Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City invites the public to celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10th. Join the City for an evening of live music by the Latin Jazz Factory All Stars, dance performances by Island Traditions, a silent auction, food and a presentation of the City's Human Rights Award. For more information or to purchase tickets visit

Gallivan Center Ice Rink
Open now through end of winter
Monday–Thursday, noon–9 p.m.
Friday–Saturday, noon–midnight
Sunday, noon–7 p.m.

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.

Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26, 2015
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, November 27, 2015
Christmas Day Friday, December 25, 2015

See the full city holiday schedule.