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602 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 521-9877

This Is The Place Heritage Park

This Is The Place Heritage Park - Salt Lake City, Utah, Historical Landmark, Pioneer Villages, LDS, Latter Day Saint History, Family, Park, Children't Activities, Pet Farms, Holiday

THIS IS THE PLACE HERITAGE PARK
2610 East Sunnyside Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801)582-1847

The West…just as it was! Step back in time with a visit to This Is The Place Heritage Park. The non-profit This Is The Place Foundation manages Utah’s premier living history attraction, our historic 450-acre Utah state Park. Our mission is to preserve and promote the heritage and history of Utah. You’ll find it alive in storied accounts of the settlement of the West, told by our knowledgeable interpreters in a setting of original and replica historic homes. You’ll also see artisans and interpreters demonstrate 19th Century frontier life in a working environment. While you look on, the blacksmith explains his trade while he creates items used elsewhere in the Village and the furniture-maker turns ordinary wood into a masterpiece!

This Is The Place Heritage Park Pioneer Games, Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS, Latter Day Saint History

A lively variety of domestic skills are demonstrated in Village homes. You can watch wool being carded and spun into yarn that will be colored with a kaleidoscope of dyes made from native plants, many grown right here at the Park. At another historic building, candles are being dipped layer-by-layer over a small open fire in the back yard and quilting demonstrations are sure to leave you warm at heart!

A visit to the Park is not a tour of historic artifacts behind velvet ropes and glass, but a true experience of life as it was in the early days of the West. The Native American Village offers a window to a world long since gone, where members of Utah’s indigenous tribes interpret the history of their native people. You can also enjoy the Park from the comfort of one of our three replica trains and see and hear the history of the settlement, or simply spend the day walking the quiet streets on your own.

This Is The Place Heritage Park Train Rides, Tours, Pioneer Village

Elsewhere in the 450-acre Park is our Visitors’ Center, the welcome center of the Park. There you’ll find one of our newest attractions, the Heritage Park Preview exhibition, along with one of Utah’s finest gift and souvenir shops. The ZCMI Mercantile inside the Park is filled with old-fashioned gifts and candy and is sure to be one of your most memorable shopping experiences during your visit.

CHRISTMAS AT HERITAGE PARK VILLAGE

Christmas Holiday Events

Utah Christmas Festivities

Christmas Lights, Festival of Trees, Breakfast With Santa & Elves, Drive-Thrus, Electronic Light Parades, Dickens Festival, Holiday Music and Concerts, Live Dance Performances, Theatre, Ballet, Outdoor Activities, Ice Skating

Soldier Hollow Sleigh Rides
January 1-31, 2022  3–7 pm
Christmas Light Sleigh Rides
2002 Soldier Hollow Ln, Midway

Bountiful Ice Ribbon New 2021
January 1-31, 2022, M-Sn 1–9 pm
55 East 100 South Main, Bountiful

Ice Bumper Cars  New Cool
January 1-29, 2022 Daily
Mon-Thu 4-9 pm,  Fri-Sat 12-9 pm, Sun 1-6 pm
Fountain Square at Station Park, Farmington

Holiday Sleigh Rides On The Farm Snow Fun
January 1, 2022, 10 am–4 pm
American West Heritage Center

Spanish Forks Festival of Lights
Drive Through Light Display
January 1, 2022,  6–10 pm
Canyon View Park, Spanish Fork

Salem City Pond Town Christmas  Free
January 1, 2022,  5:30–11 pm
Salem City Pond, Utah County

Christmas on Temple Square  Best Lights
January 1, 2022,  5–10 pm
Temple Square, Salt Lake

Murray Candy Display Free
January 3-31, 2022,  8 am–5 pm
Murray City Hall Central Display Case

Christmas Past 2021

Central Utah Ballet Nutcracker
November 10-11, 2021,  5 pm & 8 pm
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo

The Nutcracker:  Utah Dance Institute
Utah’s Newest Theatre
November 20, 2021,  1 pm & 7 pm
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center, Taylorsville

Barlow Ballet Nutcracker
November 20,  2021,  12 pm, 5 pm, 8 pm
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo

Santa’s Christmas Eve Parade & Fireworks
December 24, 2021,  6 pm
Snowbird Mountain Resort
Little Cottonwood Canyon, Sandy

Christmas Dinner at Snowbird
December 25, 2021,  5–9 pm
Various Snowbird Restaurants
Snowbird Mountain Resort, Sandy

12 Days of Christmas Ballet West Academy
November 26, 2021,  7 pm
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo

Lights On Celebration at the Gallivan
Ice Skating, Santa, DJ Music
November 26, 2021,  4–7 pm
Galivan Center, Salt Lake

Wheeler Holiday Market
November 26-28, 2021,  9 am–5 pm
Wheeler Farm, Murray

Holiday Electric Light Parade
Christmas Village Lights On
November 27, 2021,  5:30 pm
27th Street Washington Blvd, Ogden

GENTRI: The Gentleman Trio
Finding Christmas
November 27, 2021,  2 pm & 8 pm
Eccles Theater, Salt Lake

Handel’s Messiah:  Utah Symphony
November 27, 2021,  7:30 pm
Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake

Lark & Spur Christmas Concert
November 27, 2021,  7:30 pm
Grand Theatre, Salt Lake

Winter Lights Parade  Free
November 27, 2021,  7 pm
Historic Main Street, Spanish Fork

A Very Dickens Dinner
November 27, 2021,  6:30 pm
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Five Carols For Christmas
November 28-29, 2021,  7:30 & 9:30 pm
Peery’s Egyptian Theater, Ogden

The Grouch Who Stole Christmas
Nov 29, 2021, M, F, S,  7:30 pm
Draper Historic Theatre

Nutcracker Ballet
November 29, 2021,  1:30 & 7:30 pm
Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Logan

Holladay Tree Lighting Event
Utah Youth Singers, Santa
November 29, 2021,  7–8 pm
City Plaza, Holladay

Draper Tree Lighting Ceremony
Pony Rides, Marshmellow Roasting, Santa
November 29, 2021,  6–8 pm
Draper Park

Santa’s Arrival in Riverton
Free Scones, Hot Chocolate, Cookies
Marshmallow Roasting, Crafts & Santa
November 29, 2021,  6:30 pm
Riverton City Park

Joshua Creek Christmas
November 29, 2021,  7 pm
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo

Ryan Shupe Christmas
November 30, 2021,  7:30 pm
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo

Holiday Wreath & Beer Workshop
November 30, 2021,  6:30–8:30 pm
Templin Family Brewing, Salt Lake

Pickleville  Musical
Once Upon a North Pole Christmas
November 30, 2021, 4 pm & 7:30 pm
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, SLC

Holiday Wine Tasting
December 2, 2021,  7 pm
Galivan Center, Salt Lake

Twinkle Drive
Canceled
December 3-12, 2021
Utah Motorsports Campus, Grantsville

Festival of Trees
Benefiting Primary Children’s Hospital
December 4, 2021
Mountain America Expo Center, Sandy

Christkindlmarkt SLC
December 4, 2021,  11 am–8 pm
This Is The Place Heritage Park, Salt Lake

Dickens Christmas Festival
December 4, 2021,  10 am–9 pm
Dixie Convention Center
1835 Convention Center Dr.  St. George

Simple Treasures Holiday Boutique
December 4, 2021,  10 am–8 pm
Golden Spike Event Center, Ogden

Nutcracker Ballet: Julie Moffitt Ballet
December 4, 2021,  6 pm, 12 pm, 8 pm
Peery’s Egyptian Theater, Ogden

The Winter Wonderettes
December 4, 2021,  7:30 pm
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center
Taylorsville’s Newest Utah Theatre

Christmas Maker’s Market
Christmas Cookie Competition
December 4, 2021,  10 am–8 pm
SCERA Center for the Arts

Light Up Christmas
December 4, 2021,  7:30 pm
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo

Gingerbread Competition
December 4, 2021,  10 am–4 pm
Bountiful Davis Art Center

KUTV Holiday Pops Concert
December 4, 2021,  7:30 pm
Cottonwood High School Auditorium
5715 S 1300 E, Murray

UVU Music Presents Sounds of the Season
December 4, 2021,  7 pm
Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Orem

Santa 5K, 10K and Half Marathon Run
December 4, 2021,  9 am
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Holiday Open House & Art Fair  Free
December 5, 2021,  10 am–5 pm
Red Butte Garden Orangerie, Salt Lake

Snow White Ballet
Tooele Valley Academy of Dance
December 6, 2021,  7 pm
The Rose, Salt Lake

Once Upon A North Pole Christmas
December 6, 2021,  3 pm & 7:30 pm
Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Logan

Camp Floyd Christmas
December 6, 2021,  10 am–5 pm
69 West Main Street, Fairfield

Lark & Spur: Tradition & Modern Carols
Excellence In The Community Concert Free
December 6, 2021,  7:30 pm
Peery’s Egyptian Theater, Ogden

Sugar Plum Soiree
Tutu School’s Bravo Bash Recital
December 7, 2021,  4 pm
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center
Taylorsville’s New Utah Theatre

Home for the Holidays
One Voice Children’s Choir
December 9, 2021,  6 pm & 8 pm
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center, Taylorsville

Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Super Band
December 11, 2021,  7 pm
Layton High School Auditorium

A Kurt Bestor Christmas
December 11, 2021, 2 pm & 7:30 pm
Eccles Theater, Salt Lake

The Night Before Christmas
Salt Lake Dance Center
December 11, 2021,  1 & 7 pm
The Rose, Salt Lake

Crazy Daisy Christmas Show
December 11, 2021,  10 am–8 pm
Mountain America Expo Center, Sandy

A Kenadi & Katie Christmas
December 11, 2021,  3 pm & 7 pm
Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Logan

Making Your Own Holiday Glass Tree
Dec 11, 2021,  12 & 3 pm
Red Butte Garden Classroom

Park Silly Holiday Bazaar
December 12, 2021,  12–8 pm
DoubleTree Park City Yarrow

The Lettermen Christmas Show
December 12, 2021,  6 & 8 pm
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

Christmas Carole Sing-Along  Free
December 13, 2021,  7 pm
Vivint Smart Home Arena
301 South Temple, Salt Lake

Voctave Christmas
December 13, 2021,  7:30 pm
Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Orem

Messiah: Orchestra of Southern Utah
December 14, 2021,  7:30 pm
Heritage Center Theater, Cedar City

FM100 Concerts at SouthTown  Free
December 16, 2021,  T, TH, Noon–1 pm
The Shops at SouthTown, Sandy

Gentri: Finding Christmas
December 16-17, 2021,  7:30 pm
Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Logan

A Christmas Story: The Musical
December 16-18, 2021,  M,W,Th,F,S,  7:30 pm
SCERA Center for the Arts, Orem

The Holiday Follies  Musical
December 16-18, 2021, 7:30 pm
On Pitch Performing Arts, Layton

Elf the Musical
December 16-18, 2021, M-S, 2 pm & 7 pm
Pioneer Theatre Company
University of Utah,  Salt Lake

A Krampus Karol
December 16-18, 2021,  7 pm
Angelus Theatre, Spanish Fork

Wheeler Farm Festive Fridays
Wagon Rides, Christmas Lights & Santa
Dec 17, 2021, Fri 5–7 pm
Wheeler Farm, Murray

The Nutcracker:  Imagine Ballet Theater
December 17-18, 2021,  7:30 & 9:30 pm
Peery’s Egyptian Theater, Ogden

Aurora Evermore Park Christmas
December 17-18, 2021–January 8, 2022
Fridays & Saturdays 6–10 pm
Evermore Park, Pleasant Grove

Park City Holiday Spectacular Sing-A-Long
December 17-19, 2021,  6 & 8 pm
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

Brassworks: Big Brassy Christmas
December 17, 2021,  1 pm
Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center
Brigham Young University, Provo

Here Comes Santa Claus!
December 18, 2021,  11 am & 12:30 pm
Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake

Breakfast With Santa
December 18, 2021,  8 am
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Snowball Express Train Ride
December 18, 2021,  11 am–7 pm
Saturdays In December
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Breakfast With Santa
December 18, 2021,  9 am-Noon
Davis Conference Center, Layton

Breakfast With Santa
December 18, 25, 2021
Saturdays In December
Zermatt Mountain Resort, Midway

Breakfast With Santa at the Homestead
December 18, 2021,  9–11 am
Homestead Resort, Midway

Winter Concert Series *Free
December 20, 2021,  7 pm
Mondays In December
Utah Cultural Celebration Center
West Valley City

Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Christmas
December 20-21, 2021,  7 pm
SCERA Center for the Arts, Orem

A Christmas Carol
December 22, 2021,  3 pm & 7 pm
Draper Historic Theatre

Candlelight Christmas  Best
December 22-23, 2021,  M-S,  5–9 pm
This Is The Place Heritage Park, Salt Lake

Christmas Cruise
Riverboat Christmas Light Ride
December 22-23, 2021, M-S,  6:30–10 pm
CLAS Ropes Course, Provo River

A Christmas Story
December 22-23, 2021, M-S 7:30 pm
Centerpointe Legacy Theatre, Centerville

It’s A Wonderful Life
Odyssey Dance Theatre’s Holiday Production
December 22-23, 2021,  2 & 7:30 pm
Kingsbury Hall, UoU, Salt Lake

Fairly Potter Puppet Christmas Carol
December 22, 2021,  2 & 7:30 pm
Ziegfeld Theater, Ogden

Five Carols
December 22-23, 2021,  2 & 7:30 pm
Grand Theatre, Salt Lake

Christmas with Aubree Oliverson & Friends
December 22, 2021,  7 pm
SCERA Center for the Arts, Orem

Santa & Reindeer Photos
December 23, 2021, 10 am–4 pm
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Lite Bright Nite
December 23, 2021, Thursdays 6–8 pm
University Place, Orem

Holiday Sleigh Rides On The Farm
December 24, 2021–January 1, 2022
Select Dates  10 am–4 pm
American West Heritage Center

The Nutcracker: Ballet West
December 24, 2021, 7 pm
Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake

Santa’s Christmas Eve Parade & Fireworks
December 24, 2021,  6 pm
Snowbird Mountain Resort
Little Cottonwood Canyon, Sandy

Holiday Tunnel Drive-Thru Light Show
December 24, 2021, 6 pm–Midnight
The Shops at Southtown, Sandy

Buggy Rides With Cowboy Santa
December 24, 2021,  Noon–6 pm
Gardner Village, West Jordan

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Dec 24, 2021,  4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Parker Theatre, South Salt Lake

Kurt Bestor at the Egyptian Theatre
Christmas Day Show
December 25, 2021, 6 & 8 pm
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

Christmas Dinner at Snowbird
December 25, 2021,  5–9 pm
Various Snowbird Restaurants
Snowbird Mountain Resort, Sandy

Christmas Dinner at Snowbird
December 25, 2021,  5–9 pm
Various Snowbird Restaurants
Snowbird Mountain Resort, Sandy

A Christmas Carol
December 27, 2021
Nightly (closed Sunday) Times Vary
Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy

Festival of the Seas
December 30, 2021, M-Sn 7–9:30 pm
The Living Planet Aquarium, Draper

Trees of Diversity Exhibit  Free
December 30, 2021
Mondays–Thursdays,  9 am–5 pm
Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley

Winter Scenes & Holiday Dreams Exhibit
December 30, 2021 *Free
Mondays–Thursdays,  9 am–5 pm
Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley

Zoo Lights
December 31, 2021, Nightly, 5:30–9 pm
Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake

Luminaria Christmas Light Show
New Years Eve Celebration Tonight
January 1, 2021,  M-S, 5–8:30 pm
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

Lights On at The Gateway
Dec 31–Dec 31, 2021,  5–9 pm
The Gateway, Salt Lake

Night of Lights
Santa, Music, Games & Skating
December 31, 2021
J. Lynn Crane Park, Herriman

North Pole Festival  New
Magical Light Show, Giant Decor
January 1-2, 2022,  5–10 pm
Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy

Christmas Village Lights On
December 31, 2021,  5:30 pm
27th Street Washington Blvd, Ogden

Elf Displays & Scavenger Hunt
December 31, 2021
Mon-Sat 10 am–7 pm
Gardner Village, West Jordan

The Greatest Snowman
December 31–January 1, 2022,  7 pm
Nightly (closed Tuesdays & Sundays)
Desert Star Playhouse, Murray

Lighting of Riverwoods
December 31, 2021,  6 pm
The Shops At Riverwoods
4801 N University Ave, Provo