I am a firm believer that Thanksgiving should be celebrated before Christmas, but because there are so many events already in progress, I thought I should get this list up sooner than later!
Utah’s Adventure Family’s Christmas Activities List
A list of favorite activities for this time of year by our favorite adventure family!
Favorite Holiday Movies
A list of favorite movies for this time of year.
Chex Party Mix, Holiday Style!
A collection of the best Chex Party Mix recipes for the holidays, and a great gift idea!
Hallmark Christmas Movies
Visit the Hallmark channel website for their lineup of new Christmas movies airing this year.
Utah Date Night Ideas
An updated list coming soon! Click on the link for our past list.
The 2015 Holiday Season at Trolley Square
I will soon be visiting Trolley Square to see what they have in store for the 2015 season. Read all about their 2014 season here.
Below are Utah Holiday Events for 2014. Check back often, as this list will grow as we hear about and add more.
As always, check with the event coordinator for any changes to the event. We are not responsible for canceled events or changed times. If you know of an event we have forgot, email us at email@example.com so that we can add it!
Salt Lake County
- Knitting Classes for snuggly Winter Apparel
- Ebenezer Scrooge and His Nightmare Before Christmas – Desert Star Playhouse (Nov 12 – Jan 2)
- Family Christmas Gift Show (Nov 13 – 15)
- Christmas events at Gardner Village
- Gingerbread Houses at the Gale Center (Nov 17 – Dec 3)
- Santa arrives at City Creek (Nov 19 – Dec 24)
- Grimm Ghost Christmas Tour (Check website for dates)
- Elf Scavenger Hunt at Gardner Village (Nov 20 – Dec 24)
- Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer at Capitol Theater (Nov 20 – Nov 22)
- Savior Of The World (Nov 20 – Jan 2)
- Bells on Temple Square (Nov 20-21)
- Light Up The Night at The Gateway (Nov 21)
- Utah Santa Run 5k (Nov 21)
- The Gateway Community Gingerbread House Contest
- Trans Siberian Orchestra (Nov 24)
- Pet Photos with Santa at City Creek (Tuesdays Nov 24 – Dec 15)
- Christmas In Color at Utah’s Olympic Oval in Kearns (Nov 27 – Jan 2)
- Celebration of Christ – I Love Christmas at Capitol Theater (Nov 27-28)
- Plaid Tidings at The Empress Theatre (Nov 27 – Dec 19) – READ OUR REVIEW!
- Lights On at The Gallivan Center (Nov 27)
- Messiah Sing-In with Utah Symphony (Nov 28)
- Taylorsville Christmas Street
- Sugarhouse Christmas Street
- Live Nativity (Dec 2)
- Festival Of Trees (Dec 2-5) – Read our review for 2013
- Christkindlmarkt and Lantern Parade (Dec 3-5)
- Zoo Lights at Hogle Zoo (Dec 3-31, closed Christmas)
- A Christmas Carol at Draper Historic Theater (select dates Dec 4-21)
- Santa Comes To South Jordan Town Center (weekends Dec 4-18)
- South Jordan Candy Windows (Dec 4-31)
- The Great Christmas Adventure at Gardner Village (Dec 4 – 24)
- A Christmas Carol at Hale Center Theatre (Dec 5-24)
- Winter Market at Utah Cultural Celebration Center (Dec 5)
- Christmas Box Angel memorial ceremony (Dec 6th at 7pm – Salt Lake City Cemetery)
- LDS First Presidency Christmas Devotional (Dec 6)
- Candlelight Christmas at This Is The Place (Dec 7-23, 26) – Read our review from 2010 and watch a video
- Dickens Festival (Dec 10-12)
- Ballet West’s Nutcracker (Dec 10-27)
- Holiday Market (Dec 11-13)
- The Forgotten Carols (Dec 11-12, 14-19)
- Breakfast and Brunch with Santa at Discovery Gateway (Dec 12 and 19)
- Larry Miller Family Christmas Carol Sing-a-long (Dec 14 – Energy Solutions Arena)
- Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert (Dec 17-19)
- Salt Lake Choral Artists concerts (multiple dates and performances)
- Utah Valley Moms has the best list to refer to for Utah County!
- Stay tuned to Utah’s Adventure Family
- Stay tuned to the Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau blog for Utah County events!
- Refer to the list by Utah Valley Moms (scroll down on her list for Utah County)
- Stay tuned to Indie Ogden for all things Ogden!
- Utah County Moms has also included Weber County on her list
Box Elder County
- Hardware Ranch Elk Festival and wagon rides (Dec 11 – Feb 29)
- Sleigh Rides at The Homestead
- North Pole Express on the Heber Valley Railroad (Nov 27 – Dec 24)
- Midway Interfaith Creche Exhibit (Dec 4-7)
- Midway Swiss Christmas (Dec 4-5)
- Midway City Town Party (Dec 7)
- Vernal Holly Days (Nov 27)
- COMING SOON! If you know of an event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org