Red Butte Garden, redbuttegarden.org
Visit the Garden this spring for the promise of over half-a-million blooming bulbs!
- Summer Camp registration opens Feb. 25 to members and Feb. 27 to the general public.
- March 9, 11am-1pm Volunteer Fair and Open House, Meet our crew leads and find out about our volunteer opportunities.
- March 15 – April 7, Wasatch Camera Club Photography Exhibit
Natural History Museum of Utah, nhmu.utah.edu
See Utah dinosaurs, learn about native peoples, and enjoy eight other permanent exhibits. Open every day of the week (including Sunday).
- Ongoing, Maya, a special exhibition, is now open. Immerse yourself in the world of the ancient Maya, who had one of the most advanced civilizations in the ancient world. Open through May 27, 2019.
- 2019 Keynote, Sarah Parcak: Indiana Jones in Space, March 19, 7 p.m. at Kingsbury Hall.
- Ongoing, $5 after 5 pm on Wednesdays.
Tower at Rice Eccles Stadium, stadium.utah.edu/about/tower
The Tower is a perfect place to host your next event with stunning views of Salt Lake City.
Tracy Aviary, tracyaviary.org
Tracy Aviary is the oldest bird zoo in the nation. With over 100 species of birds, and 10 acres of gardens to stroll through, you’ll find a true oasis in the city.
- March 6, $1 All Day Admission.
- Spring & Summer Camps: March-August
- March 7, 6 p.m. Birds and Brew: Lights out Launch (21+), Tracy Aviary is starting this year’s Birds and Brew series with a Lights out Launch! Join them for an evening of activities, art, music, and beer at Tracy Aviary to launch 2019 Lights Out Salt Lake!
The region’s destination museum for global visual arts.
- Ongoing, The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West. Open through May 26, 2019.
- Ongoing, salt 14: Yang Yongliang, now open. Yang Yongliang presents the ancient tradition of Chinese landscape painting (shanshui) through a twenty-first-century, photographic lens. Similar to painters of the near and far past, Yang creates landscapes to reflect his view of the world, yet his photographic interpretations offer a critique of a dire reality.
University Guest House and Conference Center www.universityguesthouse.com
Located in Historic Fort Douglas on the University of Utah campus, with 180 sleeping rooms and approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of unique meeting space.
- Ask for the “campus visitors rate” for your overnight visit to the Foothill Cultural District
- Now offering Millcreek Coffee, a local and family owned business
- Guest House expansion is underway! This won’t impact your stay.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo, hoglezoo.org
Home to animals from around the world, visit the Zoo this fall and winter.
- Visit the Zoo event calendar for details on all upcoming events.
This is the Place Heritage Park, www.thisistheplace.org
Immerse yourself in Utah’s heritage at this gem of the Foothill Cultural District.
- Winter Trail Rides at This Is The Place will help you chase away the blues! Trail rides are guided by experienced wranglers and there are horses available for every skill set. Whether you are a beginner or expert rider, you’ll enjoy the crisp air and camaraderie only a horse can provide! For more information or to book online visit Trail Rides.
- It’s springtime and Baby Animal Season begins March 30 and runs through April 30 and those little babies grow up fast so plan your visit soon! There’s a front row seat waiting where you can see our little furry friends eat and play. For more information: Baby Animal Season
- May 10, Train Day. This is the year to celebrate all things trains during the 150th Anniversary of the joining of the first Transcontinental Railroad across the United States and the driving of the golden spike. Enjoy reduced admission price for Train Day and longer hours.
- Do you need a getaway that’s close to home? Summer Season begins May 1 and runs through October 26. Take a holiday right in your own back yard! There’s no place like This Is The Place for summertime adventure.
Fort Douglas Military Museum, fortdouglas.org
The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.