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Things to Do in the Winter

Things to Do in the Winter (November - February)

Christmas

Christmas Performances

Special Christmas Performances

Bells on Temple Square (Salt Lake)
November 18-19, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Tabernacle Temple Square

Celebration of Christmas (Provo)
December 2-3, 2016 at 7:30 pm
De Jong Concert Hall
HFAC BYU Campus

Christmas Around the World (Provo)
December 2 at 7:30 pm and December 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm 
Marriott Center
BYU Campus

Tuba Christmas (Provo)
December 3, 2016 at Noon
Madsen Recital Hall
BYU Campus

Utah Baroque Ensemble Christmas Concert (Orem)
December 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Orem Public Library
58 North State Street

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Annual Christmas Concert (Salt Lake)
December 8-10, 2016 at 8:00 pm
LDS Conference Center
60 West North Temple

A Pioneer Christmas (Provo)
December 16, 17, & 19, 2016 at 8:30 pm
Provo Pioneer Village
North Park, 500 West 600 North

Savior of the World (Salt Lake)
November 18-December 31, 2016 Tuesdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.
Conference Center Auditorium
50 West North Temple

Singing the Stories of Christmas (Provo)
December 15, 16, 17, & 19 at 7:30 pm
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
50 West 200 North

Swiss Chorus Edelweiss Annual Fall Concert (Salt Lake)
November 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm
German Ward Chapel
721 South 1200 East

Temple Square Performances (Salt Lake)
November 12 - December 31, 2016
Various areas on Temple Square
50 West North Temple

Utah Valley Handbell Choir (Provo)
December 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm & 7:30pm
Ballroom
Provo City Library
550 North University Ave

Messiah Sing-in

Messiah Sing-In

Messiah Sing-In (Draper)
December 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm 
1300 East 13400 South

Messiah Sing-In (Saratoga Springs)
December 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Westlake High School
99 North 200 West

December 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Frontier Middle School
1427 Mid Valley Road
Eagle Mountain, UT 84005

Messiah Sing-In with the Utah Symphony (Salt Lake)
November 26-27, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Abravanel Hall
123 West South Temple

winter events

The Nutcracker Ballet

Ballet West (Salt Lake)
December 2-26, 2016
Capitol Theatre
50 West 200 South

Mountain West Ballet (Sandy)
December 9-20, 2016
Mt. Jordan Middle School
9351 South Mountaineer Lane

Utah Regional Ballet: The Nutcracker (Provo)
December 10-20, 2016
Covey Center for the Arts
425 West Center Street

winter events

Christmas Themed Plays

These theaters often have Christmas themed performances

BYU (Provo)
BYU Campus
Provo, Utah

Covey Center for the Arts (Provo)
425 West Center Street
Provo, Utah

Hale Center Theater (Orem)
225 West 400 North
Orem, Utah

Hale Center Theater (West Valley)
3333 South Decker Lake Drive
West Valley City, Utah

SCERA Showhouse (Orem)
745 South State Street
Orem, Utah

Springville Playhouse (Springville)
50 South Main Street
Spgringville, Utah

UVU Theater (Orem)
627 Gunther Trades Building on UVU Campus
Orem, Utah

UVU Ragan Theater (Orem)
UVU Student Center
Orem, Utah

winter events

Christmas Festivals or Events

Annual Christmas Gift and Craft Show (Spanish Fork)
November 25th and 26th, 2016 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Spanish Fork Fair Grounds
475 South Main Street

Christmas Market (Provo)
December 3, 2016 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm
In front of City Center building
351 West Center Street

Festival of Trees (Sandy)
Wednesdays, November 30 - December 3, 2016 from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
South Towne Expo Center
9575 South State Street

Holiday Market (Provo)
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Startup Building
111 W 600 S

McCoard's Christmas Bazaar (Provo)
November 17 - December 23, 2016
Thursday - Saturday from 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm
McCoard's Garden Center
384 South 3110 West

A Pioneer Christmas (Provo)
December 16, 17, & 19, 2016 at 8:30 pm
Provo Pioneer Village
North Park, 500 West 600 North

Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show (Sandy)
November 11 - 13, 2016
South Towne Exposition Center
9575 South State Street

Santa Run 5k (Provo)
December 3, 2016 at 4:00 pm
Shops at Riverwoods
4801 North University Avenue

Swiss Christmas (Midway)
December 2-3, 2016 from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Midway Town Hall
125 West Main Street

Interfaith Crèche Exhibit (Midway)
December 2-5, 2016 from 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
165 North Center Street
Midway, Utah

Trees of Diversity Exhibit (West Valley)
November 26 - December 31, 2016
Utah Cultural Celebration Center
1355 West 3100 South

winter events

Lights On Celebrations and Opening Nights

Festival of Lights (Spanish Fork)
November 24, 2016 - January 1, 2017 from 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Canyon View Park
3300 East Powerhouse Road

Winterlights Parade (Spanish Fork)
November 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Main Street from 900 North to 100 South

Lights-On Celebration (Provo)
December 3, 2016 from 3:00 - 8:00 pm
City Center
351 West Center Street

Luminaria at Thanksgiving Point (Lehi)
November 21 - December 31, 2016 (closed Sundays, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day)
3003 Thanksgiving Way

Pondtown Christmas Lights (Salem)
November 25, 2016 - January 2, 2017 from 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Knoll Park
Enter on Main Street or 300 West

Shops at the Riverwoods (Provo)
November 18, 2016 at 5:30 pm
The Shops at the Riverwoods
4801 North University Avenue

Temple Square Lights (Salt Lake)
November 25, 2016, Lights turn on at sunset (approx. 5:30 pm)
50 West North Temple

winter events

Christmas Activities

Christmas Cruise on the Provo River (Provo)
December 1 - 23, 2016
3606 West Center Street

Candlelight Christmas (Salt Lake)
December 9-23, 2016, Mondays - Saturdays from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This Is the Place Heritage Park
2601 East Sunnyside Ave

North Pole Express (Heber)
November 25 - December 24, 2016
Heber Valley Railroad Station
450 South 600 West

North Pole at Seven Peaks (Provo)
November 25 - December 23, 2016
Monday - Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00, Friday & Saturday from 5:00 - 10:00 pm
Seven Peaks Water Park
1330 East 300 North

Elf Displays and Elf Scavenger Hunt (West Jordan)
November 19-December 24, 2016
Gardner Village
1100 West 7800 South

Santa's Art Shop (Springville)
December 7, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Springville Museum of Art
126 East 400 South

Torchlight Parade (Park City)
December 24, 2016 5:30 pm
Park City Mountain Resort Plaza
Park City, Utah

Zoolights (Salt Lake)
December 3 - 31, 2016, 5:30 pm
Hogle Zoo
2600 East Sunnyside Ave

winter events

Christmas Lights

Christmas in Color (Provo)
December 6 - 31, 2016
Utah Lake Stake Park Marina
4400 Center Street

Festival of Lights (Spanish Fork)
November 24, 2016 - January 1, 2017 from 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Canyon View Park
3300 East Powerhouse Road

Luminaria at Thanksgiving Point (Lehi)
November 25-December 31, 2016
3003 Thanksgiving Way

Pondtown Christmas Lights (Salem)
November 25, 2016 - January 2, 2017 from 5:30 - 11:00 pm
Knoll Park
Enter on Main Street or 300 West

Shops at the Riverwoods (Provo)
November 18 - December 23, 2016 at 5:00 - 8:00 pm
The Shops at the Riverwoods
4801 North University Avenue

Temple Square Lights (Salt Lake)
November 25, 2016 Lights turn on at sunset (approx. 5:30 pm)
50 West North Temple

Zoolights (Salt Lake)
December 1 - 31, 2016
Hogle Zoo
2600 East Sunnyside Ave


Winter Festivals and Events

winter events

Festivals and Events

LDS Film Festival (Orem)
March 1-4, 2017
SCERA Theater
745 South State Street

New Year's Eve Festivities (Salt Lake)
December 29 - 31, 2016
Various Locations around Salt Lake and Temple Square
50 West Temple Square

Sundance Film Festival
January 19-29, 2017
Various locations in Park City, Salt Lake, Ogden and Sundance Resort


Fun in the Snow and Cold

winter events

Cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, sled dog rides, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and tubing

BYU Aspen Grove – Cross-Country Skiing
December – March
9521 Alpine Scenic Highway
Provo, Utah

Daniels Summit Lodge
Hwy. 40 Daniels Summit pass
Near Heber City, Utah

Deer Valley Resort
2250 Deer Valley Drive South
Park City, Utah

Homestead Resort
700 North Homestead Drive
Midway, Utah

Norwegian Outdoor Exploration Center
700 North Homestead Drive
Midway, Utah

Olympic Parks
3419 Olympic Parkway
Park City, Utah

Park City Mountain Resort
1345 Lowell Avenue
Park, City, Utah

Rocky Mountain Outfitters at Soldier Hollow
633 West Soldier Hollow Drive
Midway, Utah

Sundance Resort
8841 North Alpine Loop Road
Sundance, Utah

Snowbird Resort
9385 South Snowbird Center Drive
Snowbird, Utah


Winter Sports

winter events

Ice Skating and Hockey

The Gallivan Center
239 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Peaks Ice Arena
100 North Seven Peaks Boulevard
Provo, Utah

Midway Ice Rink
Beginning December 2, 2013
75 North 100 West
Midway, Utah

Olympic Parks
3419 Olympic Parkway
Park City, Utah

Hockey Teams

BYU Hockey Team

Utah Grizzlies

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