Events and Activities in Utah January 2023

Here is a short list of events and activities taking place in Utah during January 2023 ranging from winter sports to dancing.


January 12

Birding on Skis at Alta. Pre-registered skiers can help expand Alta’s bird list with a bird survey in conjunction with Tracy Aviary. Held from 9am to noon, the event is open to those 12 years of age and older, with intermediate ski experience. Must have a lift ticket and pre-register at The tour meets at the bottom of Collins Lift. The event will continue every second and fourth Thursday of the Month through March 23. 

January 19

Strictly Ballroom in Pleasant Grove. Ballroom dancing at the Pleasant Grove Rec Center, 547 S Locust Ave, Gym 1,  from 7pm to 9pm. Tickets ate $5 at the door and instruction will be provided by Alison Wakefield. 

January 19 to January 29

Sundance Film Festival. This premiere world-class event will be held in various venues including theaters in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance. An on-demand package for viewing at home is also available. Visit the website for a full list and ticket information.  

January 20 to January 22

Winter Festival Tattoo Convention in Ogden. This event will be held at the Ogden Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave. Local tattoo artists,shops, food trucks, and vendors will be on hand. The Union Station Museum will be open to the public. Admission to the festival is $10.  

January 21

Lunar New Year at University Place Orem. Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at University Place Orem, 575 E University Parkway. Lion Dance Parades will be held at 12pm, 3pm & 6pm, with fireworks after the 6pm parade.

January 27 to February 4

Moab Music Festival Winterlude concert. Concerts include free jazz on Friday, January 27 at Josie Wyatt’s Grille, Hoodoo Moab Hotel at 5:30, admission is free. On Saturday January 28 the Alison Shearer Quartet will be at the Hoodoo Ballroom at 7pm. General admission tickets at $30. On Friday, February 3 the Winterlude Showcase will be held at Star Hall at 7pm and on Saturday, February 4 a Musical Story Hour children’s event will be held at 10:30am at Star Hall. Both of these events are free.



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