Gallivan Plaza transforms into an outdoor public ice skating from mid-November through February, offering hockey and figure skates for rent with an admissions fee, so everyone can enjoy gliding on the ice! You can also warm up with hot cocoa and enjoy other sweet and savory treats at the concessions booth.
Gallivan Plaza provides free live entertainment every weekday at Noon. Get out into the sunshine and enjoy your lunch while listening to the sounds of solo acoustic singers, songwriters, and local bands. Musical selections include folk, acoustic, rock, jazz, pop, blues, and all variations in between.
Did you forget to pack a lunch? Don’t worry; visit the new Gallivan Center concessions stand or one of the many take-out delis and restaurants nearby. Also, enjoy Lunch Bunch on Gallivan Ave. every Thursday along with their Thursday Food Trucks.
It’s going to be a blast for kids and parents alike! We all know summertime can be a challenge to keep kids active and entertained, so we’re inviting kids and parents from all around SLC, including schools, daycares, and summer programs, to visit the Gallivan Center for an afternoon of healthy fun with our friends at Radio Disney! Kids will love this day of prizes, Disney Dancers, face painters, and a bounce house.
Enjoy a bit o’ the Irish and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early this year…
The Gallivan Center is happy to host the annual Highland Bagpipe Experience Workshop. You are invited to learn about the history of the bagpipes, have a bagpipe lesson from members of the Utah Pipe Band, and best of all… it’s FREE!
Hear some of your favorite Opera and Broadway songs in the cool autumn air at the Gallivan Center. Classics from Cats, Les Miserable, Carmen and more will be performed throughout the night to create a magical and romantic evening.
George Dyer, Tenor
George Dyer, from Kaysville Utah, is known throughout North America as a gifted tenor and performs often for New York City Opera and Utah Opera. He has been featured as a soloist with the Utah Symphony, Ballet West, and as a guest soloist for Kurt Bestor.
Genevieve Christianson, Soprano
A native New Yorker, Genevieve Christianson now lives in Salt Lake City. The soprano star is a popular soloist with numerous opera companies and symphonies throughout the nation.
Lawrence F. Gee, Pianist
Lawrence F. Gee is a well known pianist and collaborator in the Salt Lake Community. He was an assistant conductor at New Your City Opera under Beverly Sills and other professional opera companies. His instrumental hymn arrangements have been published by jack Man Music Company.
Local Artists Helping Prevent and Assist the Homeless (LAPAH) brings a night of great music to the Gallivan Center. Proceeds benefit Utah’s homeless. The mission of Wasatch United Front is to inspire the people of Salt Lake City to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors through compassion, education and community support. Go to http://www.wasatchunitedfront.org for more information.
Join musicians, artists, food purveyors, and hundreds of your friends in supporting programs that help the homeless in Salt Lake County by attending the LAHPAH Fest at the Gallivan Center. Throw back a few Uinta beers and enjoy ten hours of music, food and art with 16 of the best bands from Salt Lake City’s rapidly emerging music scene.
Afro Omega, Colin Robison, Gentri Watson, Debi Graham Band, Andale!, James Shook, Brinton Jones of The Devil Whale, Shaky Trade, Jebu, RuRu, Radio Rhythm Makers, Mad Max & The Wild Ones, Chaz Prymek, The Mandalas, Our Time In Space, Jackie Campbell.
IAMA, Kirkhams Outdoor Products and the Gallivan Center present an incredible night of folk and bluegrass music under the summer stars. Join the Gallivan Center for a spectacular lineup of today’s most inspiring bluegrass artists such as Hot Buttered Rum, Cosy Sheridan & TR Ritchie, Kristin Erickson, Lab Dogs, Kate Mac Leod & Shanahy, Josh Rosenthal, Mary Tebbs and Marv Hamilton. The Folk and Bluegrass Festival is Downtown SLC’s night to relax on the grass, enjoy a cold beverage and take in the very best in Bluegrass.
Part of the Gallivan Center Twilight Series. Iron and Wine is the stage name for Sam Beam, a Florida native whose lo-fi demos caught the attention of Sub Pop honcho Jonathan Poneman. Beam’s first studio album, ‘Our Endless Numbered Days,’ garnered great press and considerable exposure through 2004, with music appearing in such films as ‘Garden State’ and ‘In Good Company.’