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Ogden is a historic Mormon town settled at the confluence of
the Ogden and Weber Rivers just immediately after the Mormon pioneers
arrived in Utah in 1847. Today it is one of the largest cities in Utah
having gained much prominence as a railroad distribution hub after
the golden spike was driven to finish the intercontinental railroad at
nearby Promontory Point in 1869.
Ogden Pioneer Days - Rodeo and Celebration
July 2-week special event; Festival Weblink;
Ogden Pioneer Days Celebration (started in 1934) is one of Utah's largest parades, rodeos, cowboy poetry and music festival,
fireworks, concerts, equestrian events, community breakfasts, a golf tournament, a Car Show, and several other events.
Over 20 events and activities take place in a two-week period.
Tour Historic 25th Street
Tour Downtown Ogden's historic dining, shopping and entertainment district.
Many exciting athletic and cultural events are stage here each year.
Weber State University
Located in Ogden this school has several noteworthy attractions.
Ogden Area Ski Resorts
Ski season runs from November to April.
- Powder Mountain
- Nordic Valley
Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
2148 Grant Ave., Ogden, UT; 801-393-4400;
Includes the Miles Goodyear cabin, built 1845 and believed to be
the oldest homestead in Utah. Pioneer exhibits and artifacts.
Fort Buenaventura State Park
2450 A. Ave, Ogden, UT; 801-621-4808;
Contains replica of 1836 stockade and cabin built by Miles
Goodyear, the first settlement in Utah. Special Event is the
Mountain Man Rendezvous held on both Easter and Labor Day weekends.
Hill Aerospace Museum - Hill AFB
The museum exhibits over 80 aircraft covering aviation history from the 1930's to the present plus an assortment of artwork, uniforms and flight suits.
F-15 and F-16 fighter planes, SR-71 Black Bird spy plane, Rockets, bombs and missiles.
Five acres of garden paths and picnic areas located at 25th St and Washington Blvd.
In Nov/Dec an international Christmas display is presented.
Ogden Christmas Parade [NOV]
- he parade is the prelude to the lighting of Christmas Village. You will find bands, clowns, floats, and the jolly old elf, himself, Santa Claus in this festive parade.
Ogden Valley Ballon Festival [AUG]
- includes a Fine Arts Show, Arts & Crafts Booths, Continuous Live Entertainment featuring over 30 Bands and Musicians, Kids Games and an Antique Car Show.
Street Farmers & Art Market [Jul-Oct]
- starts off bright and early, in the cool hours of a summer Saturday morning so shoppers can rise with the sun.
Weber County Fair [AUG]
- continuous top-quality entertainment groups with bluegrass, country western, pop, and much more, along with standard county fair contests, exhibits, demonstrations and rodeos.
Aggie Car Show [JULY]
- over 200 classic cars and trucks on display at Liberty Park in Ogden.
Banff Mountain Film Festival [FEB]
- The World's Best Mountain Films and Videos will be held in Ogden at Peery's Egyptian Theatre.
Ogden Jazz Festival[SEp}
- 3-day swinging dixie music festival.
Red Rock Ranch & Outfitters - Huntsville UT
Longest operating ranch in Northern Utah (since 1866) that today operates a chuck wagon cafe and outfitters for
horseback riding and snowmobile trails. Nearby is scenic Causey Reservoir hidden in the hills.
a real working cattle ranch complete with cattle drives for the public. The ranch is home to mountain lions,
mule deer, bob cats, red fox, moose, elk, wild turkeys, sand hill cranes, bald eagles, golden eagles and many other species of wildlife.
Golden Spike Event Center
1000 North 1200 West, Ogden, UT 84404; 801-399-8798;
Multi use facility that spans over 150 outdoor acres and 149,250 sq. ft. of indoor space. These facilities include 2 exhibit halls, 2 indoor arenas, an auction arena/barn, 397 permanent-covered stalls, and a ¾ mile covered grandstand oval race track.
Ogden Raptors Baseball
Lindquist Field : Lincoln Avenue at 23rd Street, Ogden, Utah; 801-393-2400;
Class A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Fans of the Raptors enjoy Lindquist Field, built in 1997 for a capacity crowd of 5000.
Pioneer Baseball League
Ogden's Dinosaur Park
1544 East Park Blvd, Ogden UT 84401;
An exciting collection of prehistoric crawlers, predators, marine animals, and flying reptiles.
More than one hundred dinosaur sculptures fill the park, based on actual fossil skeletons
and brought to life with modern robotics.
- Dinosaur Laboratory - working lab analyses recent fossil finds
- Steward Museum - collection of dramatic dinosaur exhibits
- Gem Mine - dig for treasure
- Gold Sluice - pan for gold
- Geode Splitter -
The Ice Sheet
4390 Harrison Blvd, Ogden UT 84403; 801-399-8750;
The Ice Sheet offers not only public skating, lesson programs, hockey, figure skating and speed skating -
but they also bring ice shows, pro shop and conference center space.
Utah Ice Skating Adventures
Ben Lomond Climbing Center
2370 No US-89, Ogden UT 84404; 801-737-7274;
Open : Mon-Thur 2PM-9PM / Fri 2PM-10PM / Sat Noon-10PM;
With over 4,000 s.f. of indoor rock climbing and 18 top-ropes, the BLCC provides a safe, fun environment
that is great for parties, youth groups, families, etc.
Utah Rock Climbing Adventures
Ogden Nature Center
966 West 12th Street, Ogden UT 84404; 801-621-7595;
Nestled right in the heart of Ogden - quiet walking trails on a 127-acre sanctuary and wildlife rehabilitation
center, excellent nature education programs, hands-on exhibits, seasonal events and a unique gift shop.
More Local Resources
Ogden City - City Services
Ogden CVB - Convention & Visitor Bureau
Rotary Club of Ogden
Ogden Pioneer Days - July - Pioneer themed Rodeo, Parade, Art Show, Film Festival, Concerts, Fireworks and more
Ogden Marathon - Spring Roadrace with many participants
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Located in the adjacent Wasatch Mountains are a number of Ski Resorts
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Downtown Salt Lake Little America Hotel & Towers
This 17-story tower is certainly one of the finest hotels in downtown Salt Lake City.
850 rooms are large suites. Famous for its Sunday Brunch.
Special Winter Ski Package: Couples get 4 days, 3 nights and 2 Snowbasin ski passes.
Ogden Holiday Inn Express Hotel
2245 South 1200 West, Ogden, UT 84401
75 guest rooms including 23 suites featuring, microwave, refrigerator, dry sink and our unique ability to accommodate 6 people per room, double occupancy.
Additional hotel features include: Indoor pool, whirlpool tub, sandpit/volleyball court, sports court, children's play area.
Ogden Ben Lomond Resort Hotel
Established in 1927, the Historic Ben Lomond Suite Hotel is an all-suite hotel located in the heart of downtown Ogden. Our front door is
within walking distance to the Ogden Egyption Theatre, Historic 25th Street's fine dining, night clubs and more.
Logan Weston Inn
Our convenient downtown Main Street location is just blocks from the Logan LDS Temple,
Ogden (USU), Old Lyric Theater, and the Ellen Eccles Theater.
Located within walking distance of Historic downtown shopping, movie theaters and many great restaurants.
All rooms have a microwave, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker and high-speed Internet access.
Ogden Comfort Suites
Only 1 mile from downtown Odgen. Easy on and off freeway. I.R.S. Center only 2 miles away. Free wireless Internet access in all rooms and public areas.
Business center with wireless Internet on workstation with printer at no charge.
Ogden Valley Wolf Creek Resort
Resort offers condominium-style accommodations located east of the Great Salt Lake, about 17 miles from Snowbasin.
Property amenities include exercise room, children's pool, outdoor pool, tennis, sand volleyball, game room, sauna, two outdoor spas, and racquetball courts.
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Comfort Suites Utah
- for business and leisure travelers looking for oversized rooms and mid-priced rates.
Tour Park City
This mountain community is home to three world class ski resorts and hosted
several alpine venues of the 2002 Winter Olympics. The historic district is a
bustling year-round draw for vacationers.