City-Sponsored Events

Autumn in Salt Lake City

Family Festival and Health Event
Free Community Health Care Enrollment Fair
Friday, November 21, 2014
3 –8 p.m.
Sorenson Unity Center
1383 South 900 West, Salt Lake City

The public is invited to learn more about individual, family and small business health insurance options at community health care enrollment fairs beginning Friday, November 21, 2014. The Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office, Salt Lake City School District, Salt Lake City Main Library, the Sorenson Unity Center, Salt Lake County Health Department and Take Care Utah 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 will be present at the fairs to provide information about the open enrollment application process and 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.

Salt Lake City's Human Rights Day Celebration
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
6 - 8 p.m.
Tracy Aviary
589 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City
For tickets, click here.

Celebrate the 66th Anniversary of when the United Nations' ratified the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office of Diversity & Human Rights and the Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission invite the public to a Human Rights Day Celebration, featuring cultural music and dance, appetizers from Spice Kitchen Incubator, and a presentation of the 2014 Human Rights Award. To learn more and to purchase your ticket visit,

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.

EVE Winterfest
December 29, 30, 31, 2014
Downtown Salt Lake City, near Gateway and City Creek Malls

Eve is the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in Utah. Featuring local artists, businesses, and vendors, the festival has something to offer everyone. Good music, good food, and good fun are a guarantee. For more details, visit

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

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Visit Salt Lake

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Now Playing Utah

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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 27, 2014
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, November 28, 2014
Christmas Thursday, December 25, 2014

See the full city holiday schedule.