Events on Temple Square and in Salt Lake City
Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, is home to many groups dedicated to the arts. Many performances are held each month, and admission is generally free, with a few exceptions. Admission is, however, limited to visitors age 8 and older. For more information, call (801) 240-3323 or visit lds.org/events.
Ongoing Events on Temple Square
Thursdays, 8:00 p.m.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearsals
Weekdays and Saturdays at noon and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
Weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Weekends from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Church History Museum
The museum is located across from Temple Square on West Temple Street.
Admission is free.
Daily 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Exhibits focusing on the life of Jesus Christ, ancient and modern prophets, the construction of the Salt Lake Temple, and the importance of families.
North and South Visitors’ Centers
Free guided tours of Temple Square and the Conference Center are available from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. To arrange a tour of Temple Square, please call 801-240-4872. To arrange a tour of the Conference Center, please call 801-240-0075. Walk-ins welcome.
CONTINUING —Free one-hour tours of the gardens surrounding Church headquarters are available Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. at door 15 of the Conference Center.
Events on Temple Square
To read about General Conference time (early April and early October) at Temple Square, please go here.
Performances at Temple Square
The Orchestra at Temple Square will celebrate its 15th anniversary with one of Tchaikovsky’s most beloved works featuring 19-year-old piano prodigy George Li under the direction of acclaimed conductor, Igor Gruppman.
The concert, on Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle on Temple Square will open with Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto no. 1 in B-flat Minor, op. 23.
- Free tickets are required for this event. There is a limit of four (4) tickets per person.
- On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, tickets may be obtained over the Internet or by calling 801-570-0080 (locally) or toll-free 1-866-537-8457 (1-866-LDS-TIKS) beginning at 10:00 a.m.
- Based on availability, tickets may be obtained in person at the ticket office located at door 4 of the Conference Center Wednesday, September 17, 2014. The ticket office is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- Seating will be general admission.
Other Temple Square performances are free and open to ages eight and older.
For more information, call Temple Square Performances at 801-240-3323.
Events in Salt Lake City
Area Universities Announce Their Performance Seasons:
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Mini Farmers Market at the Urban Flea
Location: 600 South Main Street
Dates: May 18, June 8, July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14,Oct 12
Time: Sundays, 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM
The 4th Annual Urban Flea Market in Downtown Salt Lake City is an affordable marketplace where you may find (and sell) a selection of eclectic, vintage used and unused items, including clothing, records, orginal artwork, furniture, tools, oddball knick-knacks and more.
For the second year now, the Downtown Farmers Market will hold a Mini-Farmers Market at the UFM. You can expect to find 8-10 vendors at each UFM. For the May 18 Market, the Farmers Market focus is plant sales and gardening! Each month the Farmers Market component will have a different theme with new vendors so be sure to check out the UFM every month!
For more information, check out the UFM website.
Salt Lake City Greek Festival
The 39th annual Salt Lake City Greek Festival kicks off today and runs through Sunday the 7th. Come experience the delicious food, dancing and art that Salt Lake’s Greek community has to offer. Admission is only $3, and free for children under the age of 5, making this a perfect family outing opportunity. The Greek Festival will run from 11 AM to 11 PM Friday and Saturday, 11AM-8PM on Sunday.
Visit saltlakegreekfestival.com for more info.
Grab a fork and dig in! Dine O’Round begins September 12th and runs through the 28th. With a record 55 restaurants participating, this years Dine O’Round is sure to be the biggest and best thus far. Choose between a $5 or $10 two-item lunch and $15 or $30 three-course dinner from Salt Lake’s best restaurants. Dine O’Round is the perfect time of year to find your new favorite restaurants while revisiting the classics.
Visit dineoround.com for participating restaurants.
Salt Lake Comic Con
Salt Lake Comic Con is currently underway! The third largest Comic Con in the nation will have plentiful sights and activities. No matter what genre of the fantasy world you are interested in, Salt Lake Comic Con has you covered. Meet Stan Lee, the face of Marvel Comics or take a photo with Mr. America Hulk Hogan. With several events from video game tournaments to movie premieres, you are sure to be pressed for time to unlock all of your achievements.
Visit saltlakecomiccon.com for more info.
Tuesday Harvest Market
The smaller size of the mid-week market creates an intimate experience that is easy to access for convenient shopping, as well as supporting community and locally grown food. Commuters, downtown residents and regular market shoppers will find the Tuesday evening markets an alternative to the busy Saturday markets to purchase produce and farm goods with ample parking near the park.
The Harvest Market is comprised of 20-plus hand picked vendors that range from traditional farms and orchards to rare heirlooms as well as a limited number of artisan food vendors.
Visit slcfarmersmarket.org for more info.
Bike Share Website Launch
On Sale Now
A Bike Share program is a network of many Bike Share stations, where members can take ANY bike, from ANY station, as many times as they like for a small membership fee. A 24-hour Access Pass, 7-day or Annual Membership lets you take UNLIMITED 30min trips at no extra charge! Every time you dock a bike, you get a fresh 30min.
Instead of renting one specific bike (bike rental), your GREENbike Membership gives you access to ALL THE BIKES at every downtown Bike Share station. Return your GREENbike to ANY Bike Share station so someone else can take a ride.
Visit greenbikeslc.org to become a member.
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Turn Salt Lake City into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Start when you want and play at your pace.
Visit urbanadventurequest.com/ for more info.
For a full calendar of Salt Lake City and nearby events, click here.
Worried about parking when you come downtown? Don’t be. We have over 25,000 parking spaces in addition to a wonderful public transportation program. For more information, check out the link here.