Utah Events & Activities

What’s happening today in Utah? Things to Do & Places to Go. Music, Dance, Theatre, Live Performances, Art Festivals, Event Calendars, and Holiday Gatherings. Photo: Looking West Toward The Oquirrh Mountains, Amphitheater Park, Sandy, December 1st __Scotty Reed/Utah Agenda

December 8, 2022, Thursday

The Nutcracker
Ballet West Academy
Dec 8-11, 15-18, 20-24, 2022, Multiple Times
Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake

SLC Stars vs G League Ignite Basketball
December 8, 2022, 7 pm
Maverik Center, West Valley City

UoU Men’s Basketball
December 8, 2022, 8 pm
University of Utah, Salt Lake

Candlelight Christmas  Best
December 8-23, 2022, M-S, 5–9 pm
This Is The Place Heritage Park, Salt Lake

Mariachi Los Camperos
December 8, 2022, 7:30 pm
Noorda Center for the Performing Arts, Orem

Moulin Rouge! The Musical
December 8-11, 2022, M-Sn, Multiple Times
Eccles Theater, Salt Lake

Zoo Lights
December 8-11, 19-23, 26-30, 2022, 5:30–9 pm
Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake

The Lower Lights Christmas Concerts
December 8-10, 2022, 7 pm
Kingsbury Hall, UoU, Salt Lake

Croce Plays Croce Concert
December 8-11, 2022, 6 & 8 pm
Egyptian Theatre, Park City

FM100 Concerts at SouthTown Free
December 8, 13, 15, 2022, Noon–1 pm
The Shops at SouthTown, Sandy

The Nutcracker and the Mouse Queen
December 8-10, 2022, 7:30 pm
Mid Valley Performing Arts Center, Taylorsville

A White Christmas Story
December 8-31, 2022, M, W-S, Multiple Times
Desert Star Playhouse, Murray

University of Utah Holiday Art Sale
December 8-9, 2022, Multiple Times
Alvin Gittins Gallery, UoU, Salt Lake

Trees of Diversity Exhibit Free
December 8-20, 2022, M-Th, 9 am–5 pm
Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley

Winterfest Art Jubilee
Art and Crafts Made by Local Artists
December 8-23, 2022, T-S, Multiple Times
Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful

Christmas Concerts on Temple Square Free
December 8-31, 2022, Daily, Multiple Times
Temple Square, Salt Lake

A Christmas Carol
December 8-27, 2022, M-S, Multiple Times
Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy

A Who’s Holiday Escape Room New
December 8, 2022, M-S, Multiple Times
Great Escape at Gardner Village, West Jordan

A Christmas Carol
December 8-23, 2022, M-S, Multiple Times
Hale Center Theater Orem

The Little Mermaid
December 8–Jan 28, 2023, M-S, Multiple Times
Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy

Utah Outdoor Ice Skating Open
Fun Weekday Date

Christmas Lights on Temple Square  Best
December 8, 2022–Jan 1, 2023, Nightly, 5–10 pm
Temple Square, Salt Lake

Winter Scenic Snowbird Tram Ride
December 8, 2022, Daily, 9 am–3 pm
Snowbird Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon

Gallivan Outdoor Ice Skating Fun Date
December 8, 2022, Daily, Multiple Times
Gallivan Center, Salt Lake

Ogden Christmas Village
December 8-31, 2022, Nightly, 5 pm–Midnight
27th Street Washington Blvd, Ogden

Millcreek Common Skate Loop Ice Skating Open
Ice Skating, DJ Skate Nights, Food Truck
December 8-31, 2022, Daily, Multiple Times
Millcreek Common, Millcreek

Winter Scenes & Holiday Dreams Exhibit Free
December 8-30, 2022, M-Th, 9 am–5 pm
Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley

Ice Skate “The Fastest Ice On Earth”
December 8, 2022, M-S, Multiple Times
Utah Olympic Oval, Kearns

A Christmas Story: The Musical
December 8-17, 2022, M, W-S, 7:30 pm
SCERA Center for the Arts, Orem

Christmas Cruise
Riverboat Christmas Light Ride
December 8-23, 2022, M-S, 6:30–10 pm
CLAS Ropes Course, Provo River

A Christmas Story
December 8-10, M-S, 7 pm
Davis High School, Kaysville

Elf – The Musical
December 8-10, 12-17, 2022, 2:30 & 7:30 pm
Centerpointe Legacy Theatre, Centerville

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
December 8-22, 2022, M-S, Multiple Times
Tuacahn Center for the Arts, St. George

City Holiday Lights On
Check Out Your Favorite Utah City Events
November–December 2022

Ice Bumper Cars  New Cool
December 8, 2022–January 2023, Daily
Mon-Thu 4-9 pm,  Fri-Sat 12-9 pm, Sun 1-6 pm
Fountain Square at Station Park, Farmington

Fashion Place Pictures With Santa
December 8-24, 2022, Daily, Multiple Times
Fashion Place Mall, Murray

South Town Photos With Santa
December 8-24, 2022, Daily, 11 am–8 pm
The Shops at South Town, Sandy

North Pole Festival
Christmas at America First Field
December 8–Jan 1, 2023, Nightly, Multiple Times
America First Field, Sandy

World of illumination
Holiday Music, Whimsical Characters & Lights
December 8, 2022–Jan 1, 2023, Nightly, 6-10 pm
Utah State Fairpark, Salt Lake

LightWalk at Tracy Aviary
December 8, 2022–Jan 1, 2023, Nightly, 5–9 pm
Tracy Aviary, Liberty Park, Salt Lake

Spanish Forks Festival of Lights
Nightly Drive-Through Light Display
December 8, 2022–January 1, 2023, 6–10 pm
Canyon View Park, Spanish Fork

Live Music Concert
Marrlo Suzzanne & The Galaxxy Band
December 8, 2022, 8 pm
Urban Lounge, Downtown, Salt Lake

Dreamscapes Immersive Art Exhibit
December 8-11, 2022, W-Sn, Multiple Times
Shops at Southtown, Sandy

Dinosaur Park
December 8-10, 2022, W-S, 10 am–5 pm
George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park, Ogden

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

It’s a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Show
December 8-23, 2022, M, Th-S, 7:30 pm
Covey Center for the Arts, Provo

Garnder Village Santa Photo Sessions
December 8, 15, 22, 2022, Multiple Times
Gardner Village, West Jordan

School Of Music Concert
University Choirs
December 8, 2022,  7:30 pm
Libby Gardner Concert Hall, UoU Salt Lake

Winter Wonderettes
December 8-10, 2022, M, Th-S, 7:30 pm
On Pitch Performing Arts, Layton

A Christmas Carol
December 8-23, 2022, M, Th-S, Multiple Times
Draper Historic Theatre

Home for the Holidays Dinner Show
December 8-10, 12, 15-17, 19-20, 2022
Mill Plaza at Gardner Village, West Jordan

Tuck Everlasting
December 8-17, 2022, Th-S, 7 pm
Empress Theatre, Magna

Couples Dance Lessons  Free
December 8, 2022, Thursdays, 8:30–9:30 pm
The Westerner, West Valley

Live Acoustic Music
Utah Local Talent
December 8-11, 2022, Multiple Times
Slackwater Pub & Pizzeria, Salt Lake & Ogden

Silver Star Cafe Acoustic Music
December 8-10, 2022, Th-S, 7:30–10 pm
1825 Three Kings Dr, Park City

Square Dancing with Temple Squares
An LGBTQ+ Organization
December 8, 2022, Thursdays, 7–9 pm
Sacred Light of Christ Church, Salt Lake

Utah Dance Scene NightLife Events
Dance Club & Live Music Showtimes

Comedy Clubs of Utah
Stand-Up, Improv, Weekend Shows

Food Truck Thursdays
December 8, 2022, 11 am–2 pm
Gallivan Center, Salt Lake

Millcreek’s Food Truck Thursdays
December 8, 2022, Thursdays, 5–8 pm
Millcreek Commons, Millcreek

Daybreak Open Mic Night
December 8, 2022, 6:30–9 pm
Biscotts at The HUB, Daybreak

Stansbury Oquirrh Bowmen Archery
December 8, 2022, Thursdays, 7–10 pm
Deseret Peak Complex, Tooele

Minecraft Club
December 8, 2022, Thursdays, 4–5 pm
Park City Library, Park City

Club 90 Open Mic Comedy
December 8-9, 2022, Thu & Fri, 7:30 pm
Club 90, Sandy

Paint Night At The Westerner
December 8, 2022, Thursdays, 6–8 pm
The Westerner, West Valley

Reggae Night at Hog Wallow
December 8, 2022, Thursdays, 9 pm
Hog Wallow, Cottonwood Heights

Urban Arts Gallery Exhibit New
The Whimsical Wilderness
December 8–Jan 1, 2023, Noon–9 pm
Urban Arts Gallery, Rio Grande, Salt Lake

Salem City Pond Town Christmas  Free
December 8–Jan 1, 2023, Nightly, 5:30–11 pm
Salem City Pond, Utah County

South Jordan’s Candy Windows & Lights
December 8-31, 2022, 6–8 pm
Towne Center Drive, South Jordan

Holiday Cooking Classes
December 8-31, 2022, M-S, Multiple Times
Harmons Market, Variety of Stores/Locations

Sugar House Santa Shack
December 8-23, 2022, M-S, Multiple Times
2275 S Highland Drive, Sugarhouse

Santa’s Village at University Place
December 8-24, 2022, M-S, 10 am–9 pm
University Place, Orem

North Pole Express Train Ride
December 8-23, 2022, M-S, Multiple Times
Heber Valley Railroad, Heber

Elf Displays & Scavenger Hunt
December 8-31, 2022, M-S, 10 am–7 pm
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Luminaria Christmas Light Show
December 8-31, 2022,  M-S, 5–8:30 pm
Thanksgiving Point, Lehi

High School Event Calendars

Midvale Light Up Main Street
December 8, 2022, Nightly, Dusk
Historic Main Street, Midvale

Murray Holiday Tree Lighting
December 8, 2022, Nightly, Dusk
City Hall, Murray

Homestead Community Tree Lighting
December 8, 2022, Nightly, Dusk
Homestead Resort, Midway

Herriman’s Night of Lights
Santa, Music, Games & Skating
December 8, 2022, Nightly, Dusk
J. Lynn Crane Park, Herriman

Layton City ‘Lights Before Christmas’
December 8, 2022, Nightly, Dusk–11 pm
Layton Commons Park, Layton

Lights On at The Gateway
December 8–Dec 31, 2022, Dusk–9 pm
The Gateway, Salt Lake

Christmas Lights In The Orchard  Free
December 8–Jan 6, 2023, Nightly, 5–11 pm
University Place, Orem

Riverwoods Lights On
December 8-31, 2022, Nightly, Dusk–9 pm
The Shops At Riverwoods, Provo

Explore an Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) village
December 8, 2022, 9 am–5 pm Road Trip
Open year-round, seven days a week
Anasazi State Park, Boulder, Utah

Ski Utah
View Snow Webcams
Utah Ski Resorts Now Open

Utah Crater
Hour-Glass Shaped Geothermal Hot Spring
December 8, 2022, M-Sn, Multiple Hours
Homestead Farm, Midway

Ice Skating Peaks Indoor Ice Arena
December 8, 2022, M-S, 6 am–Midnight
Peaks Ice Arena, Provo

Maya Weaving: Colors of Enchantment Free
December 8, 2022, M-F, 9 am–5 pm
Museum of Peoples and Cultures, BYU, Provo

Kids Café | Café para niños
Free Meals For Youth by Utah Food Bank
December 8, 2022, M-S, 2:45–4 pm
Utah Library Locations

Glass Art Show
December 8-20, 2022, Daily, 9 am–9 pm
Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake

Native American Voices Exhibit
December 8, 2022, M-Sn, 10 am–5 pm
Natural History Museum of Utah
University of Utah, Salt Lake

Bizarre Bazaar Local Art Show Free
December 8, 2022, Daily, 11 am–9 pm
The Shops at South Town, Sandy

Harmons Holiday Cooking Classes
Monday – Saturday Various Times/Locations
Harmons Market, Wasatch Front

Mystique Magic Dining Adventure
Monday-Saturday 6 pm
Beer & Wine Now Available New
Gardner Village, West Jordan

Amusement & Fun Parks
Family-Friendly Fun

Escapology: Escape Rooms
Daily, 5–10 pm
All-Star Bowling & Entertainment, Draper

Library Activities  Free
Monday – Saturday, Various Times/Locations
Tots, Teens & Adults, Various Utah Branches

Ice Skating Peaks Indoor Ice Arena
Monday-Saturday, 6 am–Midnight
Peaks Ice Arena, Provo

Park City Ghost Tours
Nightly, 8 pm
415 Main Street, Park City

Utah Ghost Tours
Nightly Scheduled Tours
Salt Lake & Ogden Locations

Movies & Beer
Daily Shows
Brewvies Cinema Pub, Salt Lake

Wagon Rides at Wheeler Farm
Daily, 10 am–5 pm
Wheeler Farm, Murray

Tabernacle Organ Recitals  Free
Monday – Saturday, 12 noon
Temple Square, Salt Lake

Utah Art Shows/Exhibitions

Utah Art Classes

Daily Painting Events
Painting With A Twist, Murray

Daily Painting Events
Easily Art Studio
Jordan Landing, West Jordan

Learning To Paint Events
Daily Classes Ongoing
Painting With A Twist, South Jordan

Live Music & Dance Night Life

Dance Club Music Lineup Calendars

Live Music Pubs & Bar Event Calendars

December Utah Events
Entire Month Event Calendar

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