December—Ice skating at Gallivan Center
Prices include skate rental: Adults $9, children 4–12, and Seniors $8; Children 3 and under free. Hours are Monday–Thursday 4pm–9pm; Friday and Saturday 12pm–12am; and Sunday 12pm–7pm. Visit their website for blackout dates.
December—Christmas Village at Ogden Municipal Gardens
The Gardens are located at 2549 Washington Blvd, and the village is opened daily from 5pm–12am. Visit a winter wonderland lit with Christmas light and a setting of cottages modeled after Santa’s North Pole village. Find more information on their Facebook page.
December 2 and 3; and 9–10—Picture Your Pet with Santa at the Murray Humane Society Book an appointment to have your pet’s photo taken with Santa. All proceeds go to the Humane Society of Utah. Visit their website for more information on how to book an appointment.
December 3–March 11, 2018—Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts
This exhibit examines the development of the American West through original artworks by Euro-American and Plains Indian artists. Visit their website for more information.
December 13–February 14—Winter Wednesdays at Tracy Aviary
$1 Admission at Tracy Aviary the second Wednesday every month through February. The admission prices goes toward conservation efforts to help protect endangered species. The aviary is located in Liberty Park at 580 E 1300 S.
December 16—Winter Solstice Celebration at Red Butte Garden
Come to the Garden for the first day of winter. A celebration will be held in the Children’s Garden with crafts, stories, and a Yule Log. Held from 9am–noon. Admission is $3. Go to their website for more information.
December 31—Beat the New Year 5K
Join this race for their 40 anniversary. The race is run at Highland High School and Sugar House Park. Visit their website for more information about the race and registration.
Hale Centre Theater, Sandy
November 17–January 20
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy
Hale Center Theater, Orem
A Christmas Carol
November 25–December 23
225 West 400 North, Orem
Off Broadway Theatre
Star Ward Christmas
November 17–December 23
272 S Main Street, Salt Lake City
Desert Star Playhouse
Christmas Vacation: The Polarized Express
November 9–December 30
4861 South State Street, Murray
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City
Odyssey Dance Theatre’s The ReduxNut-Cracker
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
A Christmas Carol
November 24–December 23
525 North 400 West, Centerville
Fairy Tale Christmas
1100 Tuacahn Dr., Ivins.
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City
Repertory Dance Theatre
Ring Around the Rose—Aerial Arts of Utah
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City
Utah Children’s Theatre
Charlie and Chocolate Factory
December 1–January 6
3605 South State Street, Salt Lake City
A Fairly Potter Christmas Carol
Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert
Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City
Salt Lake Acting Company
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City
Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
Elf the Musical JR
328 Main Street, Park City
Gallivan Center – Excellence in the Community
Josh Wright—Classical Piano
Gallivan Center, 239 South Main Street, Salt Lake City
Utah Repertory Theater
The Bridges of Madison County
November 25–December 10
Regent Street Black Box Theater at the Eccles Theater, 131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City