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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 15 & 16, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Tabernacle Temple Square

Celebration of Christmas (Provo)
December 6 at 7:30 pm and December 7, 2013 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm
De Jong Concert Hall
HFAC BYU Campus

Christmas Around the World (Provo)
December 6 at 7:30 pm and December 7, 2013 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm 
Marriott Center
BYU Campus

December 2, 2013 at 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Orem Public Library
58 North State Street

December 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Provo City Library
550 N University Ave

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Annual Christmas Concert (Salt Lake)
December 13 - 14 at 8:00 pm, December 15, 2013 at 10:00 am
LDS Conference Center
60 West North Temple

Savior of the World (Salt Lake)
November 19 - December 28, 2013 Tuesdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and 2:00 pm on Saturdays
Conference Center Auditorium
50 West North Temple

Swiss Chorus Edelweiss Annual Fall Concert (Salt Lake)
November 16, 2013 at 7:00 pm
German Ward Chapel
721 South 1200 East

Temple Square Performances (Salt Lake)
November 30 - December 31, 2013
Various areas on Temple Square
50 West North Temple

Tuba Christmas (Provo)
December 7, 2013 at 11:00 am
Madsen Recital Hall
BYU Campus

December 2, 2013 at 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Provo City Library
550 North University Ave

December 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Orem Public Library
58 North State Street

December 15, 2013 at 3:30 pm & 5:00 pm
Springville Art Museum
126 East 400 South

Messiah Sing-in

Messiah Sing-In

Handel's Messiah Signalong (Provo)
December 10, 2013 from 7:00 pm - 8:00pm
JSB Auditorium
BYU Campus

Messiah Sign-In (American Fork)
Cancelled for 2013
Alpine Tabernacle
110 East Main Street

Messiah Sing-In with the Utah Symphony (Salt Lake)
November 30 - December 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Abravanel Hall
123 West South Temple

winter events

The Nutcracker Ballet

Ballet West (Salt Lake)
December 6 - 30, 2013 at 7:00 pm, Matinees at 2:00 pm
Capitol Theatre
50 West 200 South

Mountain West Ballet (Sandy)
December 13, 14, 16, 18 - 21, 2013 at 7:30 pm, Matinee at 2:00 pm
Eastmont Middle School
10100 South 1300 East

Utah Regional Ballet: The Nutcracker (Provo)
December 14, 16, 19 - 21, 2013 at 7:30 pm, Matinee at 2:00 pm
Covey Center for the Arts
425 West Center Street

winter events

Christmas Themed Plays

These theaters often have Christmas themed performances

BYU Performances and Exhibits

Center Street Musical Theater (Provo)
177 West Center Street
Provo, Utah

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

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

Valley Center Playhouse (Lindon)
780 North 200 East
Lindon, Utah

winter events

Christmas Festivals or Events

Annual Christmas Gift and Craft Show (Spanish Fork)
November 29 and 30, 2013 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Spanish Fork Fair Grounds
475 South Main Street

Christmas Market
December 7, 2013 from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Along 300 West - 500 West Center Street

Festival of Trees (Sandy)
December 4 - 7, 2013 from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
South Towne Expo Center
9575 South State Street

Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show (Sandy)
November 15 - 17, 2013
South Towne Exposition Center
9575 South State Street

Swiss Christmas (Midway)
December 6 & 7, 2013 from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Midway Town Hall
125 West Main Street

Interfaith Crèche Exhibit
December 6 - 9, 2013 from 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
165 North Center Street
Midway, Utah

Trees of Diversity Exhibit (West Valley)
November 21 - December 28, 2013
Utah Cultural Celebration Center
1355 West 3100 South

Santa Run 5k (Provo)
December 7, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Shops at Riverwoods
4801 North University Avenue

winter events

Lights On Celebrations and Opening Nights

Festival of Lights (Spanish Fork)
Thanksgiving night, November 28, 2013 - January 1, 2014 from 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Canyon View Park
3300 East Powerhouse Road

Winterlights Parade
November 29, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Main Street from 900 North to 100 South

Gallivan Center Lights the Plaza (Salt Lake)
November 29, 2013 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gallivan Center
239 South Main Street

Lights-On Celebration (Provo)
December 7, 2013 at 6:00 pm
City Center
351 West Center Street

Holiday Lights at Thanksgiving Point (Lehi)
November 29 - December 28, 2013
3003 Thanksgiving Way

Pondtown Christmas Lights (Salem)
November 29, 2013 from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Knoll Park
Enter on Main Street or 300 West

Shops at the Riverwoods (Provo)
November 15, 2013 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Shops at the Riverwoods
4801 North University Avenue

Temple Square Lights (Salt Lake)
November 29, 2013 Lights turn on at sunset (approx. 5:30 pm)
50 West North Temple

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Christmas Activities

Christmas Cruise on the Provo River (Provo)
December 2 - 23, 2013
3606 West Center Street

Candlelight Christmas (Salt Lake)
December 9 - 23, 2013 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This Is the Place Heritage Park
2601 East Sunnyside Ave

North Pole Express (Heber)
Various dates and times from November 29 - December 24, 2013
Heber Valley Railroad Station
450 South 600 West

Santa's Elves Arrive (West Jordan)
December 1 - 31, 2013
Gardner Village
1100 West 7800 South

Torchlight Parade (Park City)
December 24, 2013
Park City Mountain Resort Plaza
Park City, Utah

Zoolights (Salt Lake)
November 30 - December 31, 2013
Hogle Zoo
2600 East Sunnyside Ave

winter events

Christmas Lights

Holiday Lights at Thanksgiving Point (Lehi)
November 29 - December 28, 2013 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm
3003 Thanksgiving Way

Festival of Lights (Spanish Fork)
Thanksgiving night, November 28, 2013 - January 1, 2014 from 6:00 - 10:00 pm
Canyon View Park
3300 East Powerhouse Road

Pondtown Christmas Lights (Salem)
November 29, 2013 - January 2, 2014 from 5:30 - 10:30 pm
Knoll Park
Enter on Main Street or 300 West

Temple Square Lights (Salt Lake)
November 29 - December 31, 2013 Lights turn on at sunset (approx. 5:30 pm)
50 West North Temple

Shops at the Riverwoods (Provo)
November 15 - December 24, 2013 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Shops at the Riverwoods
4801 North University Avenue

Zoolights (Salt Lake)
November 30 - December 31, 2013
Hogle Zoo
2600 East Sunnyside Ave


Winter Festivals and Events

winter events

Festivals and Events

Coutdown 2014 (Provo)
December 31, 2013 from 6:30 pm - 12:00am
Provo Towne Center
1200 Towne Center Blvd

LDS Film Festival (Orem)
February 5-8, 2014
SCERA Theater
745 South State Street

New Year's Eve Festivities (Salt Lake)
December 29 - 31, 2013
Various Locations around Salt Lake and Temple Square
50 West Temple Square

Sundance Film Festival
January 16-26, 2014
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

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

Deer Valley Resort

Homestead Resort
700 North Homestead Drive
Midway, Utah

Norwegian Outdoor Exploration Center

Olympic Parks 

Park City Mountain Resort

Park City Mountain Resort (Gorgoza Park)

Rocky Mountain Outfitters at Soldier Hollow

Sundance Resort

Snowbird Resort


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

Hockey Teams

BYU Hockey Team

Utah Grizzlies

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