Events and Activities Taking Place in Utah during November 2023

Heading into the holiday season there are plenty of things to do and see. Including a community turkey drive, the annual Festival of Trees, winter markets, scavenger hunts, and more.


November 9-18

University of Utah School of Dance Concert featuring contemporary new works and held at the Marriott Center for Dance on the University of Utah campus. Times vary and can be found at Admission is $15 for general admission with discounts for students, military members and seniors.

November 10

Wasatch Comic Con will take place at Valley Fair Mall in West Valley from 10am to 9pm. The event will feature several comic writers and illustrators, featuring merchandise, panels and more.

November 11

Fall Trail Scavenger Hunt at the Ogden Nature Center, located at 966 West 12th Street, Ogden. No registration is required for this event, and the scavenger hunt sheets are available for $1 at the Visitor Center front desk. Admission is free for members, $5 for adults, and $3 for children of non-members.

November 12

Winter Urban Flea Market at The Gateway. This event, with 80+ vendors offering eclectic, vintage, and antique wares, will be open from 10am to 4pm. Subsequent events are held every second Sunday.

November 18

Dead Horse Ultra. Featuring 15K, 30K, 50K, and 50-mile races. This is one of the biggest trail running events in the country, featuring the Magnificent Seven trail system, including slickrock and rocky climbs with views of Arches National Park, the La Sal Mountains, and Moab Valley. To see the course maps and register visit the website.

November 18

Frank Cordova Latino Community Turkey Drive. Held from 10am to 2pm at the Liberty Community Learning Center, 1078 S 300 E, SLC, this event invites everyone to come together as a community to share some holiday cheer. Donations can be made online at the event. More information here.

November 29 to December 2

Festival of Trees. This traditional holiday event will be held at the Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 State Street, Sandy. Volunteers create and donate holiday decorations including fully decorated trees, wreaths, hand-crafted gingerbread houses, and more, to be sold by silent auction. All funds raised support Primary Children’s Hospital to provide care to families in need.


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