Tag Archives: Animals

Dog Events

Utah Dog Parks & Events

Off-Leash Utah Dog Parks, Pet Events & Activities, Dogs

Pet Photos With Santa
December 6, 13, 20, 2022, 5–8 pm
The Shops at South Town, Sandy

IABCA International Dog Show
December 10-11, 2022, 7 am–7 pm
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

Cookies with Canines
December 11, 2022, Noon–4 pm
Wheeler Farm, Murray

Utah Dog-Friendly Parks

Salt Lake Area

Bountiful Brickyard Bark Park
250 W 1050 S, Bountiful

Midvale Union Park
7360 S 700 E, Midvale

West Jordan Off-Leash Dog Park
5982 New Bingham Hwy, West Jordan

Sandy Dog Park
9980 S 300 E, Sandy

Draper Dayland Dog Park
300 E 13400 S, Draper

Draper Galena Hills Dog Park
12452 S Vista Station Blvd, Draper

Magna Regional Park
4042 S 7200 W, Magna

Dog Training

Bark & Biscuit
3015 S State Street, Salt Lake

Past Events

Bark At The Moon
May 21, 2022, 4–8 pm
The Gateway, Salt Lake

Draper Bark In The Park
August 26, 2022, 5–8 pm
Galena Dog Park, Draper

Doggy Paddle Day
September 10, 2022,  9 am-12:30 pm
Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center

Dippin Dogs Pool Party
September 17, 2022, 9–12 pm
Alta Canyon Sports Center, Sandy

Dogapoolooza Dog Pool Party
September 17, 2022,  8:30 am
South Davis Rec Center, Bountiful

Bark in the Park
September 17, 2022, 10 am–1 pm
Mountain View Park, Cottonwood Heights

Strutt Your Mutt
Best Friends Animal Society of Utah
October 15, 2022, 9 am-Noon
Liberty Park, Salt Lake

Dog Days In The Maze
October 24, 2022,  5–8 pm
Wheeler Farm, Murray

Dog Walk Wednesdays
Wednesdays thru Oct 12, 2022, 10 am–8 pm
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Dog Days of Summer
Dinner With Your Dog
Tuesday, Wednesday, May–October 2022
Log Haven, Millcreek Canyon

Salt Lake City Pet Expo Free
November 16, 2022, 10 am–6 pm
Legacy Events Center, Farmington

Fashion Place Pet Nights With Santa
December 5, 2022, Mondays, 4–7 pm
Fashion Place Mall, Murray

Gardner Village Christmas

Christmas ElvesSantaChristmas Lights
Live ReindeerHoliday DiningScavenger Hunts
RestaurantsBoutiquesEscape Rooms
Children ActivitiesHome DecorMagic Shows
Farm AnimalsChocolate WagonWoodland Fairies
Photo SettingsWeddingsBrick Lined Paths
Village SettingEvent VenuesBakery
Santa's Elves

November–December 24, 2022
Monday-Saturday, Multiple Events/Times

Gardner Village Christmas
1100 W 7800 S, West Jordan

Sleigh Rides

Utah Horse-Drawn Rides

Carriage, Sleighs, Wagon Rides, Scenic Country, Horses & Cowboys

Winter Sleigh Rides 2022

Holiday Lights Wagon Ride
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
December 8-31, 2022, Th-S, Multiple Times
515 State Road 319 Heber City, UT

Holiday Sleigh Rides On The Farm
December 10, 17, 21-24, 26-30, 2022, 10 am–4 pm
American West Heritage Center

Sleigh Ride, Dining & Live Music
Dec 15, 17, 18-22, 26, 29-31, 2022, Multiple Times
Snowed Inn Sleigh Company, Park City

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

Wheeler Historic Farm
Daily Rides 10 am–6 pm
6351 S 900 E, Murray

Mother’s Day Carriage Rides
May, Mother’s Day, 10 am–2 pm
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Soldier Hollow Buggy Rides
Mid-November–February
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
2002 Soldier Hollow Ln, Midway

Past Events

Buggy Rides With Cowboy Santa
November 26-December 24, 2021
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Zoo Lights & Reindeer Parade

Where wildlife meets wild lights! ZooLights returns to Hogle Zoo this holiday season with more sparkling lights, over 250 animated light displays, and more nightly fun than ever before! View glittering animated animals made out of lights, warm up under heaters and enjoy a hot chocolate and deep-fried s’more along the way. Take a ride on the Conservation Carousel (weather permitting) and then stop in to see Santa in EdZoocation Station! Stop into the Wild Zootique to finish your holiday shopping and pick up some hologram glasses to see the lights as never before.

Join the Reindeer Parade!

Join the reindeer parade each evening at 5:15 in the Entry Plaza as two of Santa’s tiny reindeer make their way to Santa’s Station – then visit with the Jolly Old Elf himself! Santa’s Reindeer will leave ZooLights! with Santa on Christmas Eve.

Family Friendly Early New Year’s Countdown

Get the kids in bed on time while still letting them ring in the new year, with our early countdown at 9 pm at ZooLights! Kids can do a New Year craft, get a noisemaker, and count down with our lighted countdown display. Come early to see all the lights and enjoy the last night of ZooLights.

December 7-11, 19-23, 26-30, 2022
Select Days, 5:30–9 pm

Hogle Zoo Lights
2600 Sunnyside Ave S, Salt Lake

Wheeler Farm’s Festive Friday

Wagon Ride The Lighted Woods

Bundle up and enjoy Festive Fridays at the Wheeler Farm in Murray. Take a wagon ride and see some holiday lights displays. Santa will greet visitors on the Farmhouse’s porch from 5 pm – 7 pm. Kona Ice will be here selling hot cocoa.

December 2-16, 2022
Friday Nights 5–7 pm

Festive Fridays
Wheeler Historic Farm, Murray

Sleigh & Dine

Snowed Inn Sleigh Company

The Snowed Inn Sleigh Company is located at the Park City Mountain Resort overlooking beautiful Park City in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Offer horse-drawn winter sleigh rides up the snowy slopes to their lodge for a gourmet dinner and live entertainment in a western atmosphere. 

Dec 15, 17, 18-22, 26, 29-31, 2022, Multiple Times
Real-time availability

Snowed Inn Sleigh Company
Sleigh Rides, Dining & Live Music
Winter Months Annually
1310 Lowell Avenue, Park City

Hogle Zoo

Utah Top Pick Destination

Hogle Zoo is one of the most-visited attractions in Utah and the top paid-for tourist attraction in Salt Lake City. Founded in 1931 and is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. Its natural terrain covers 42 acres of tree-lined pathways where visitors can view over 800 animals.

  • Daily Shows
  • Zoofari Express Train Ride
  • Conservation Carousel
  • Lighthouse Point Splash Zone
  • Creekside Playground
  • Animal Exhibits
  • Dining

Hogle Zoo
2600 Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City

Wheeler Historic Farm

Wheeler Historic Farm is a Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation facility open to the public 365 days a year from dusk to dawn. There is NO ADMISSION FEE to enter the grounds and nominal fees for activities such as wagon rides, milking the cow, and special events. Photo: Walking Path at Wheeler Farm in June __UtahAgenda

A living working farm where guests can visit animals & milk a cow, take wagon rides or tour a Historic Pioneer Victorian home. They have cows, horses, chickens, pigs, sheep, turkeys, goats, and rabbits.

Wheeler Historic Farm Utah

Wheeler Historic Farm
6351 S 900 E, Murray

Tracy Aviary

Salt Lake Cultural Landmark

A Utah Top Pick destination, Tracy Aviary is one of the largest and oldest of only two free-standing aviaries in the nation and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  It has grown and evolved over its more than 80-year history to become a cultural landmark, public garden, and environmental education and conservation leader.

Tracy Aviary Indoor Bird Shows
Tuesdays-Sundays, 10:30 & 11:30 am
June–September

Tracy Aviary
589 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84105