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Hot Links Festival Adventures - Salt Lake City Utah

Salt Lake City Cavanaughs Olympus Hotel
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The Red Lion Salt Lake Downtown is situated in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, and is conveniently located near the Salt Palace Convention Center.

The Lodge at Snowbird
Lodge amenities include a heated outdoor pool, hot tub and fitness room, plus equipment lockers for each room. The elegantly appointed Lodge Bistro and Lounge is located at the pool level. Every room has an exterior balcony and presents a view of the ski mountain. Rooms also have hairdryer, private bath, refrigerator, telephone, and television.

Salt Lake City Airport Radisson Hotel
2177 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT, 84116
Convenient guest services include complimentary high speed wireless Internet throughout, room service, concierge, underground parking, express check-in/out, and complimentary airport transportation service 24 hours a day. All rooms feature Sleep Number Beds by Select Comfort and include wet bar, coffeemaker, small fridge, hairdryer, full-size iron and board, two phone lines, voicemail and work table. Non-smoking and handicapped-accessible rooms are available.

    July 24th - Pioneer Day
    Some of the biggest festivities celebrate Pioneer Day, July 24, 1847, when the first Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley. It's a state holiday and many businesses are closed.

    Salt Palace Convention Center
    365,000 square foot exhibit space with a 30 foot ceiling, which can be divided into eight separate halls. The architecture of the remodeled building includes delicate snowflake chandeliers, custom designed cottonwood-patterned carpet, and a five-story main concourse. It is also home to the 45,000 square foot grand ballroom.

    Delta Center
    the Largest and most high tech arena within a five state radius. Seating more than 22,000 people the Delta Center has become the home of the Utah Jazz and many other sporting and special events. Concerts, ice floor, hockey, basketball and more.


    TicketsNow.com
    -Access giant database of sporting event tickets & calendar!

    More Local Event Links
    Live it up Downtown - For what's happening in Downtown Salt Lake City (sponsored by the Downtown Alliance)
    Salt Lake City Events -

    Capitol Theatre
    With a seating capacity for 1875 guests - Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, this historic landmark (built in 1913) is the home of Ballet West, Utah Opera, and Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. The theatre also hosts world class Broadway productions and community arts education programs.
    Ballet West - With 35 dancers, the company strives to bring new levels of excellence to ballet through innovative choreography.
    Utah Opera - Since 1978, Utah Opera has produced performances with artistic standards of distinction and with a fresh vibrancy.
    Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company - Dedicated to furthering contemporary dance by creating and performing original and innovative works...

    Utah State Fairpark
    155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116; 801-538-8400; Fairpark Weblink;
    This beautiful facility is the home of the Utah State Fair each September. The Fairpark grounds and historical buildings lend ambience to family gatherings, weddings, quinceaneras, reunions, corporate parties and picnics, concerts, trade shows, conventions, outdoor movies, specialty retail sales events, and more, throughout the year.


Adventure Overview January Festival - Salt Lake City Utah


Adventure Overview February Festival - Salt Lake City Utah


Adventure Overview March Festival - Salt Lake City Utah

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Adventure Overview April Festival - Salt Lake City Utah


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.

    Lighted Candle Society
    Please help stop Bad Media's assualt on our children!
    Finding the faith for David to slay the Goliath's of our day with five small smooth stones.

    LDS Church General Conference - SLC Temple Square
    Annual spring conference at the world headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is held on the first weekend of April at Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

    Other April Events
    Begin Utah Daylight Savings Time - At 2AM on First Sunday of April, all clocks Spring Ahead one hour from MDT.

    April Sports Events
    Utah Ski Resorts - Utah Ski Resorts are open.
    Utah Basketball - NBA, NCAA and more
    Utah Hockey - IHL, NCAA and more
    Annual Pond Skimming Contest - contestants ski and or snowboard down a snowy slope, using their momentum to cross a freshly filled 100-foot pond. Reggae concert. Early April at The Canyons Resort.


Adventure Overview May Festival - Salt Lake City Utah

Downtown Salt Lake Marriott Resort Hotel
220 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 US
Marriott City Center is the newest full service Marriott hotel in the Salt Lake City area. Located in the heart of the city's business and cultural district, the hotel is adjacent to the Gallivan Center, where guests can enjoy concerts, ice skating, and cultural events.

Hawaiian Island Getaway
One of the most popular tourism destinations in the world is the Hawaiian Islands. Local attractions include touring royal palaces, miles of beautiful beaches and polynesian cultural entertainment venues.


Adventure Overview June Festival - Salt Lake City Utah


Tour La Jolla
This scenic resort community is located on the coast north of San Diego It is an exciting mixture of sea caves, tide pools and wide beachfronts. Look for the famous La Jolla Cove which recently has become a popular retreat for California Sea Lions and other marine life. With its striking Mediterranean influence La Jolla has gained a well-deserved reputation as one of the most beautiful vacation destinations imaginable.

Park City Best Western Landmark Inn
6560 North Landmark Drive, Park City, UT, 84098
Hotel amenities include the pool, hot tub, complimentary breakfast, JB's Restaurant, outdoor barbecue, video arcade, and sun deck with volleyball, badminton, croquet, horseshoe pit, ping-pong, pool table, and basketball. The hotel also offers room service, turndown service, a 24-hour convenience store, 24-hour front desk service, express checkout, a concierge, laundry facilities, valet laundry service, safety deposit, discount ski tickets, free parking, and complimentary shuttle bus to the ski areas.

    Salt Lake City Marathon - [JUN]
    Giant racing event includes marathon, half-marathon, 5K and bike tour race across the Salt Lake Valley from the University of Utah Campus to Olympic Legacy Plaza at The Gateway. Each of the nine separate Celebration Locations will feature live-radio remote broadcasts, music stages and school spirit competitions.

    Other June Festivals
    Utah Arts Festival - Held 4th Weekend in June at SLC Library Square - Features street theatre, culinary artists and kids activities.
    Draper Trails Day - [JUN] - Community festival held in Andy Ballard Equestrian Park with run, walk and bike racing.
    Millcreek Venture Outdoors - [JUN] - will spotlight activities such as cycling, climbing, golfing, fishing, gardening, running, and many other outdoor activities.
    Temple Square Concert Series - visitors can enjoy complimentary hour-long concerts featuring local and international artists in the Brigham Young Historic Park every Friday and Saturday evening.
    Utah Scottish Festival - Celebrate Highland Games, music and other festivities at Thanksgiving Point in Mid-June.
    West Fest Utah - Celebrate the founding of West Valley with talent shows and concerts [June]
    Gallivan Center Lunch Concert Series - Weekdays Mid-May to Mid-Sept.
    Great Salt Lake SailFest - [June] Lake boating event
    Tooele Arts Festival - [June] Since 1985, the Tooele Art's Festival has drawn visitors from around the country who are looking for one-of-a-kind artwork, including paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photographs, sculptures, and much more.
    Free Friday Nite Flix - at Utah State Fairpark.

    June Sports Tournaments
    Triple A Sprint - 1st Sat of Jun, July & August - a club sponsored recreational competition for paragliding and hang gliding pilots.
    Endurance 100 - Mind Over Mountains - 100 miles of technical, single track trails - Bike Racing in June / July / August in Park City.

    Wasatch Back Relay [JUN]
    Part of the Ragnar Relay series - Think of it as a 173-mile party with 12 best friends. 300 teams of 12 will rock out to live bands, enjoy the wacky participant costumes, and make life-long friends with teammates and competitors. Teams will party along the backside of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains from Logan to Park City. Each team member will run three legs ranging from 3 to 6 miles.

    Utah Summer Games - June
    Three week super athletic challenge hosted each June in Cedar City. Competition in running, archery, basketball, bowling, boxing, shooting, cycling, aquatics, equestrian, golf, gymnastics, martial arts, extreme sports, soccer, tennis, volleyball, weightlifting, wrestling and more.


Adventure Overview July Festival - Salt Lake City Utah

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Resort Lodging at Deer Valley
Deer Valley Snow Park Village - 105 rooms
Deer Valley Greyhawk Condominiums - located half a mile from Deer Valley Resort and historic Main Street, along the free shuttle route to all three ski resorts.
Deer Valley Queen Esther Townhomes - All units feature private indoor hot tubs, full kitchens, wood-burning fireplaces, separate bedrooms, linens and towels, cable TV, and VCRs.

Salt Lake Airport Ramada Inn
5575 W Amelia Earhart Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
The Ramada Salt Lake City Airport is built around a beautiful courtyard area with a sparking pool and hot tub for exercise or just relaxing. Our guests also enjoy our onsite restaurant, Amelia's Grill and the Sitting Duck Club Lounge, our onsite bar, for great food and fun.

    July 24th - Pioneer Day
    P.O. Box 112287, Salt Lake City, UT 84147-2287Festival Weblink;
    Some of the biggest festivities celebrate Pioneer Day, July 24, 1847, when the first Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley. It's a state holiday and many businesses are closed. There are many parades, rodeos and festivals in communities statewide.


      Days of '47 Rodeo - Delta Center Arena (July 17-24)
      Days of '47 KSL Parade - This is one of the largest and oldest parades in the United States, with its colorful floats, bands, horses, clowns and many other entries. Thousands of people enjoy this spectacular parade each year. -
      Deseret News Marathon and 10K - Mid July. Starts in the Mountains and ends at Parley's Park. (801) 468-2560.

    July 4th - Independence Day Celebrations
    There will be lots of community events to celebrate America's Independence, however if July 4th falls on a Sunday, then most events will take place on the Saturday before.


      Magna's Copper Park - Chuckwagon breakfast, live entertainment and fireworks
      Murray Park Breakfast, parade and fireworks (801) 264-2614
      Riverton City Park 10K Race, carnival and fireworks (801) 254-0704
      Sandy - Centennial Parkway Carnival, folk dancing and fireworks (801) 568-2900
      South Salt Lake - Granite High School Carnival, live entertainment and fireworks (801) 483-6000
      Sugarhouse Park - Fireworks and music by the Utah Symphony - one of the biggest fireworks displays in the Valley (801) 483-5473

    Western Stampede Rodeo & Demolition Derby - Summer
    West Jordan Rodeo grounds host special summer events including rodeo, demolition derby, concerts, mutton bustin, fireworks, outdoor movies and more.

    Utah Shakespearean Festival - SUU
    Located on the Southern Utah University campus in a replica of the open-air Globe Theatre. Various Shakespeare and other major productions on a rotational basis nightly during the summer in Cedar City. Mormon Miracle Pageant - Manti UT [July Event]
    For an exciting evening under a canopy of stars, join us at the foot of the magnificent Manti Utah Temple to watch the Mormon Miracle Pageant. The pageant's three intertwined stories–the restoration of the gospel, the witness of the Book of Mormon, and the journey of the faithful pioneers to the beautiful Sanpete Valley–demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ for all people.

    Deseret News Marathon & 10K Race [JUL]
    Race starts at the top of Big Mountain above Emigration Canyon and has an elevation drop of 3200 feet, finishing at Liberty Park. Race includes elite division 10K race and wheelchair division. --

    Other July Festivals
    PCPAF Summer Concert Season - at the beautiful outdoor amphitheater at Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Lodge.
    Founders Title Bluegrass Festival - 3-day summer concert and fair presented by Founders Title Company. Jamming, dancing, & having fun is allowed & encouraged.
    Rock N Blues Festival - July - - The Snowbird Rock & Blues Festival also includes Cajun food to spice up the festival will be available on the Plaza Deck. Rhythm Street Market will have vendors from the Intermountain area selling their unique craft items on the Plaza Deck.
    Gallivan Center Lunch Concert Series - Weekdays Mid-May to Mid-Sept.
    Coalville Supercruise Car Show - July Event - 9000 visitors line Main Street to enjoy the day with great food, oldies music, nostalgia and fireworks at one of the largest cruising car shows in Utah.
    Temple Square Concert Series - visitors can enjoy complimentary hour-long concerts featuring local and international artists in the Brigham Young Historic Park every Friday and Saturday evening.
    Free Friday Nite Flix - at Utah State Fairpark.
    Ogden's 25th 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.
    Sundance Outdoor Film Festival - Free screenings, fridays at dusk (Jul-Aug).
    Mountain Town Stages - Free live music concerts every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday on historic Main Street in Park City (Jul-Aug)
    PCPAF Summer Concert Series
    Utah Music Festival (Jul-Aug)
    Deer Valley Music Festival - Enjoy chamber, classical and pops - weekdays at St. Mary's Church and weekends at Deer Valley's Outdoor Amphitheater. (Jul-Aug)
    Park City Food & Wine Classic - An epicurean extravanganza in early July.
    Park City Shows

    More July Sporting Events
    NORBA Nationals - National Off Road Bicycle Association - over 1500 riders hit Park City in July.
    Triple A Sprint - 1st Sat of Jun, July & August - a club sponsored recreational competition for paragliding and hang gliding pilots.
    Sandy Classic 10K Race - July 4th
    Endurance 100 - Mind Over Mountains - 100 miles of technical, single track trails - Bike Racing in June / July / August in Park City.


Adventure Overview August Festival - Salt Lake City Utah

    Salt Lake County Fair (801) 468-2569
    Big Annual event held in Equestrian Park, parades, rodeos, 4-H horse shows, demolition derby, carnival and live entertainment. Fireworks nightly.

    Clarkston LDS Pageant - August
    Step into the 1800s, and discover the panoramic majesty of northern Utah through the historic musical production Martin Harris: The Man Who Knew, a free drama presented by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Other August Festivals
    Park City International Jazz Festival - Late Aug - 3 day music festival with top name performers
    Summit County Fair - - August Weeklong fair event in Coalville -
    Temple Square Concert Series - visitors can enjoy complimentary hour-long concerts featuring local and international artists in the Brigham Young Historic Park every Friday and Saturday evening.
    Gallivan Center Lunch Concert Series - Weekdays Mid-May to Mid-Sept.
    Railroaders Festival - second saturday in August at Promontory Point
    Free Friday Nite Flix - at Utah State Fairpark.
    Midvale Harvest Days - [Mid-Aug] Week long community celebration featuring parade, 5K run, live entertainment and fireworks.
    Ogden's 25th 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.
    Foursite Film Festival - Foursite Studios
    Sundance Outdoor Film Festival - Free screenings, fridays at dusk (Jul-Aug).
    Mountain Town Stages - Free live music concerts every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday on historic Main Street in Park City (Jul-Aug)
    PCPAF Summer Concert Series
    Utah Music Festival (Jul-Aug)
    Deer Valley Music Festival - Enjoy chamber, classical and pops - weekdays at St. Mary's Church and weekends at Deer Valley's Outdoor Amphitheater. (Jul-Aug)
    Park City Food & Wine Classic - An epicurean extravanganza in early July.
    Park City Shows

    Jupiter Peak Steeplechase [AUG]
    A 16 mile loop course to the top of Jupiter Peak, a 3,000' elevation gain and back down to the Park City Mountain Resort.

    Park City Marathon [AUG]
    This alpine loop takes runners from picturesque farms and meadows alive with birdsong, into charming Old Town Park City, across a skier bridge and an exciting 8-mile downhill finish to the Newpark Fieldhouse at Kimball Junction. Also includes Half Marathon course which is part of the Utah Triple Trail Challenge..

    Other August Sports
    Benson Mill Pageant - Mid August Weekend Event at Tooele County's Historic Site
    Novell Utah Showdown Mid Aug - Top golfers compete for $1.5 million purse at Park Meadows Golf Course
    Triple A Sprint - 1st Sat of Jun, July & August - a club sponsored recreational competition for paragliding and hang gliding pilots.
    Endurance 100 - Mind Over Mountains - 100 miles of technical, single track trails - Bike Racing in June / July / August in Park City.


Adventure Overview September Festivals - Salt Lake City Utah


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    Utah State Fairpark - SLC
    155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116; 801-538-8400; Fairpark Weblink;
    This beautiful facility is the home of the 10-day Utah State Fair each September beginning on the first Thursday after Labor Day. Carnivals, animal showcase, entertainment, fireworks. The Fairpark grounds and historical buildings lend ambience to family gatherings, weddings, quinceaneras, reunions, corporate parties and picnics, concerts, trade shows, conventions, outdoor movies, specialty retail sales events, and more, throughout the year.

    World of Speed - Sept Motorsports Event
    USFRA, P.O. Box 27365, S.L.C., UT 84127-0365; (801) 485-2662; USFRA Website
    Proudly hosting the World of Speed - On the famous Bonneville Salt Flats. This is racing that's put on by racers, for racers. Join us on the Salt for an exceptional motorsports experience. Spectators Welcome.

    Other September Festivals
    Snowbird Oktoberfest - Sept/Oct - the premier celebration of German food, music, dance and fun, for over 70,000 visitors featuring the tastes of Bavaria with entertainment from local and national German bands and yodelers. Kinderland offers fun for children of all ages; Der Marktplatz will allow shoppers to browse through a variety of crafters.
    Gallivan Center Lunch Concert Series - Weekdays Mid-May to Mid-Sept.
    Utah Slavic Days - The Utah Russian Festival - Live music and dancing all day long, ending with a polka fest in front of the stage.
    Ogden's 25th 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.

    Mid Mountain Marathon [SEP]
    This stunningly scenic almost level single track trail at 8000 feet marathon that traverses Deer Valley, Park City,, The Colony and The Canyons with spectacular scenic vistas, enchanted forests, glowing aspens and really red trees

    September Sports Events
    World of Speed - [Sept] Motorracing on the famous Bonneville Salt Flats. This is racing that's put on by racers, for racers.
    Utah Football - NFL, NCAA and more


Adventure Overview October Festivals - Salt Lake City Utah

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    LDS Church General Conference - SLC Temple Square
    Fall Semi-Annual spring conference at the world headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is held on the first weekend of October at Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

    October Sports Events
    Utah Football - NFL, NCAA and more
    Annual Bison Roundup - An annual October event to gather the bison off the range and haze them to the corrals on the north end of Antelope Island. Horse riders will have two and a half days to haze the bison northward.

    Other October Events
    End Utah Daylight Savings Time - At 2AM on Fourth Sunday of October, all clocks Fall Back one hour to MDT.


Adventure Overview November Festivals - Salt Lake City Utah

Park City Shadow Ridge Resort Hotel
The property is 100 yards across the parking lot of the Park City Mountain Ski Resort and features an outdoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, sauna, indoor hot tub, exercise room, underground parking, guest laundry, and Ski/Board rental shop.


Adventure Overview December Festival - Salt Lake City Utah

Park City Summit Watch Resort
780 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060
The villas of Marriott's Summit Watch are located within the historic mining town of Park City and the Wasatch Mountains of northern Utah. Situated at the end of historic Main Street and adjacent to the resort's Town Lift, Marriott's Summit Watch villas feature deluxe guest rooms and one and two bedroom suites with all the necessities of a home and all the luxuries of a great mountain getaway.

    Christmas Festivals
    Christmas on Temple Square - Featuring hundreds of thousands of lights sparkling on trees and shrubs around the Square, a life-size Nativity scene, and musical groups performing nightly throughout December.
    Ogden's Christmas Village - [Dec] - Historic 25th Street transforms into a North Pole Village with Santa's Castle, and other seasonal activities.

    First Night Salt Lake City - New Years Eve Party
    Festival Weblink;
    First Night activities located at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Rose Wagner Performing Art Center, Abravanel Hall, The Gateway, and Temple Square.

    Other December Festivals
    Gallivan Center Ice Skating - Weekdays Dec-Feb.
    Winter Steam Festival - Last Weekend in December at Promontory Summit.

    December Sports Events
    Utah Football - NFL, NCAA and more
    Utah Ski Resorts - Utah Ski Resorts are open.
    Utah Basketball - NBA, NCAA and more
    Utah Hockey - IHL, NCAA and more

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