Handy Guide to Salt Lake City

 
 
 
 
 
 
Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts 
The Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts is the only museum in the country dedicated to displaying a state-owned collection of contemporary folk art. It features objects made by living Utah artists from the state’s American Indian, rural, occupational and ethnic communities offering a snapshot of Utah’s contemporary culture and heritage.
 
Clark Planetarium
@ClarkPlanet
Clark Planetarium’s mission is to create and present enlightening experiences that inspire wonder in learning about space and science, and to promote greater public awareness of the science in our daily lives.
 
Discovery Gateway’s Children’s Museum
@DGchildmuseum
Formerly The Children's Museum of Utah, our organization was founded in 1978 by a group of parents, educators, and community leaders who believed that children learn the best through "doing."
 
Downtown Farmer’s Market
@SLCFarmersMrkt
 
Fort Douglas Military Museum
From field trips to public demonstrations, from lectures to special tours, there is a special event appropriate for whatever your interests in Utah military history.
 
Gilgal Sculpture Garden
Gilgal Sculpture Garden contains 12 original sculptures and over 70 stones engraved with scriptures, poems, and literary texts. As a whole, Gilgal Sculpture Garden is significant as the only identified "visionary art environment" in Utah.
 
The Historic Beehive House
@ldschurch
The Beehive House was built between 1853 and 1855 and served as home to Brigham Young when he was President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and governor of the Utah Territory.
 
Hogle Zoo
@hoglezoo
http://www.hoglezoo.org
Utah’s Hogle Zoo dates from 1931 and is located at the mouth of Emigrations Canyon. The Zoo is one of the most-visited attractions in Utah and the top paid-for tourist attraction in Salt Lake City. Its natural terrain covers 42 acres of tree-lined pathways where visitors can view over 800 animals.
 
The Leonardo – A Contemporary Museum for Art & Culture
@the_leonardo
Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, The Leonardo is a contemporary museum of science and culture. Here visitors of all ages can exercise their curiosity, their creativity and experience one-of-a-kind, interactive exhibits and an ongoing calendar of public programs, workshops and classes.
 
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
@LivingPlanetUT
The Living Planet Aquarium is a world-class aquarium that engages and educates people about their place in the global system of life by showcasing the world’s ecosystems.
 
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
@MormonTabChoir
This 360-member chorus of men and women, all volunteers, has performed at World’s Fairs and expositions, at inaugurations of U.S. presidents, in acclaimed concert halls from Australia and Europe to Asia and the Middle East, on television broadcasts, and now on YouTube and Facebook. The choir has even been referred to as "America's Choir," as a result of their high standard of popular choral music.
 
Natural History Museum of Utah
@nhmu
The Natural History Museum of Utah strives to foster an understanding of science as a journey of discovery and wonder promote the preservation of biological and cultural diversity preserve collections in trust for future generations; and encourage new perspectives on and inspire passion for the natural world.
 
The Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers)
The Pioneer Memorial Museum (also known as DUP Museum) houses the world's largest collection of artifacts on one subject (pioneers).The artifacts of the pioneers may surprise you. While the museum displays plenty of necessary objects fashioned out of the scarce resources available in Utah, the pioneers also leave a material record of remarkably ornate decorative arts. They carefully tended their luxury items -- as small and delicate as crystal salters or as large and cumbersome as pianos -- all the way across the continent. The museum displays many of these treasures that reminded them of "home" or their loved ones they were leaving behind.
 
Red Butte Garden and Arboretum
@redbuttegarden
Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City. With more than 100 acres including display and natural gardens, walking paths and natural areas with hiking trails, Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interprets regional horticulture.
 
Salt Lake City Public Library
@slcpl
 
Salt Lake Film Society
@SaltLakeFilmSoc
SLFS provides a meeting place, a modern day “town hall” where people can discuss and debate the diverse variety of topics that cinema brings to life. Promoting the art of film at every level, SLFS programs support new and established filmmakers and cultivate audiences of all ages keeping the magic of the big screen alive.
 
Sugar House Park
Sugar House Park, considered a “crown jewel” among regional parks in the Salt Lake Valley, comprises 110.5 acres of lush, rolling green space in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
This is the Place Heritage Park
Step back in time and see the West as it was in the early settlement of Utah. Ride one of three trains, the Jupiter, Blackhawk or the 119, as they tour around the Park. Or enjoy a ride around the pond on the mini train. City kids will love riding ponies, meeting and petting farm animals and don't forget to try your skill at milking Clara Bell the Cow.
 
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
@utahmoca
Four gallery spaces provide an opportunity for the community to explore the contemporary cultural landscape through UMOCA’s exhibitions, films, events, classes, and presentations.
 
 
 
 
 
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
 
Ballet West
@BalletWest1
Ballet West was established in Salt Lake City in 1963. Currently with 40 company members, 10 second company members, and a thriving academy that trains dancers of all ages, many of whom have gone on to professional careers with Ballet West and companies around the world, Ballet West ranks among the top professional ballet companies in America.
 
Broadway in Salt Lake City
@Broadway_Utah
Like to see a play or musical while you’re in town? Checkout the Broadway in Salt Lake City site to see what will be playing!
 
Jazz SLC at the Capitol Theater
JazzSLC is a non-profit, concert series funded and produced by the GAM Foundation, an organization established in 1994 to increase the awareness, appreciation and popularity of jazz in our community.
 
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
@MormonTabChoir
This 360-member chorus of men and women, all volunteers, has performed at World’s Fairs and expositions, at inaugurations of U.S. presidents, in acclaimed concert halls from Australia and Europe to Asia and the Middle East, on television broadcasts, and now on YouTube and Facebook.
 
Utah Opera
@utahopera
Since 1978, Utah Opera has cultivated and entertained a growing audience of more than 150,000 annually around the intermountain area. They produce opera with artistic standards of distinction and with a fresh vibrancy - new works for the local area as well as the classics.
 
Utah Symphony
@UtahSymphony
The Utah Symphony, which performs at Abravanel Hall, is one of the nation’s only year-round orchestras. The organization employs 57 staff and 85 full-time musicians, presenting four full operas, more than 70 symphony performances in each regular season, and over 200 education performances each year.
 
 
 
 


Salt Lake City Golf
@SLCGolf
The Salt Lake City Golf Division operates 9 full service golf courses at 8 locations. The Salt Lake City Golf Divsion is part of the Public Services Department of Salt Lake City Corporation.
 
Ski Utah
@SkiUtah
Ski Utah and the Utah Ski & Snowboard Association were founded in 1975 with the aim of promoting the ski and snowboard industry in Utah.
 
 
 
 
 
 
This is just a small sampling of the many restaurants available in Salt Lake City. You can find others at http://www.visitsaltlake.com/restaurants/dining/
 
Caffé Molise
Caffé Molise is a full service restaurant featuring fresh Italian cuisine inspired by the Molise region of Italy. Enjoy dinner surrounded by local art in our dining room or choose a table on our delightful garden patio. Friday evenings feature live jazz with the John Flander's Trio.
 
Copper Onion
The Copper Onion serves a wide array of vegetable side dishes and a menu designed to explore and share. An insistent focus on the freshest and best is paramount; sausages and burgers are ground daily, bread is baked and ice cream is made in house.
 
Faustina
Award-winning American Bistro cuisine is created by Chef de Cuisine Joe Kemp. Located in a quiet neighborhood mere blocks from Salt Lake City's convention district and downtown hotels, Faustina offers distinctive design with warm and welcoming spaces for intimate dining and entertaining.
 
forage
The food at forage is connected to the land around us. Dinner consists of a multi-course tasting menu. There is no a la carte menu. Ingredients from the wild are used, as well as those from small farms and ranches. The dining experience is meant to represent the landscape as well as the changing seasons with warmth, authenticity, excitement, and imagination.
 
Legends Sports Pub
Kick back and watch your favorite games on big screens while you enjoy a meal and selections from a full bar. Stop by any time  or call ahead and reserve space for your group. Full bar and full food menu.
 
Lion House Pantry
Homestyle fare is served as you dine amidst the history that surrounds you, in Brigham Young’s personal residence, The Lion House. Offering a selection of entrees, The Pantry restaurant features authentic recipes that have been passed down through generations.
 
Log Haven
@loghaven
Log Haven, long synonymous with wildflowers, waterfalls, and fine wilderness dining, is Utah’s destination for award-winning New American cuisine, special events, and romantic wedding ceremonies and receptions. With indoor and outdoor venues to host groups small and large in a historic log mansion in the Wasatch National Forest, Log Haven is a world apart but just minutes from Salt Lake City.
 
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
Chinese cuisine features a seasonal menu, specialties, vegetarian, spicy, and gluten-free items. Don’t forget dessert!
 
Red Iguana
Authentic Mexican cuisine, with tacos, enchiladas, burritos, mole specialties, papadzules, enmoladas, shrimp, fish, vegetarian, chimichangas, egg dishes and much more!
 
Red Rock Brewing Co.
@RedRockBrewing
Opening their doors in 1994, Red Rock Brewery has now expanded to three locations, including Park City's Kimball Junction and the Fashion Place Mall in Murray.
 
Rodizio Grill
@rodiziogrill
Rodizio Grill is the first authentic Brazilian Steakhouse restaurant or Churrascaria in the United States. It features traditional "churrasco" (barbeque) style of dining derived from southern Brazil: a parade of gauchos holding three-foot skewers of meat grilled over an open fire and carved tableside, accompanied with a salad bar featuring an abundance of authentic Brazilian salads and side dishes. Traditionally, the bold meal finishes off with authentic and homemade desserts.
 
Salt Lake Pizza & Pasta
This cozy Italian restaurant offers delicious (pizza) pies like spicy buffalo chicken, cajun shrimp, black bean and chicken. On the pasta side, try tomato basil linguini, creamy fettuccini Alfredo, or an always-exciting "Ravioli of the Day."
 
Squatters Pubs/Beers
@SquattersBeers
Squatters is an innovative restaurant group rooted in world class beer with an ongoing commitment to people, planet and profit.
 
Takashi Sushi
Contemporary Japanese cuisine with sushi, sashimi and signature rolls. SLC's most extensive selection of sake. Beer and wine.
 
Uinta Brewing
@UintaBrewing
“Earth, Wind and Beer” remains part of the logo referring to Uinta's long-standing commitment to environmental stewardship. A separate renewable energy logo has been added to packaging as Uinta Brewing has become both wind and solar powered!
 
Wasatch Beers
@wasatchbeers
Utah's original craft brewery. Established 1986 during the craft beer revolution. We Drink Our Share and Sell the Rest.
 
 
 
  
Salt Lake Bees
@SaltLakeBees
The Salt Lake Bees are the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and a member of the Pacific Coast League.
 
Utah Jazz
@UtahJazz
This pro basketball team plays at Energy Solutions Arena, just two blocks from the Salt Palace Convention Center, west of downtown Salt Lake City.
 
 
 
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 SLC Media

 

Like to know what's going on in a city before you visit? Below are various media outlets listed to get you acquainted with Salt Lake City before the 2015 Annual Congress.
 
Television Stations
 
 
KSL (NBC)
@ksl5tv
http://www.ksl.com/
 
KUTV (CBS)
@KUTV2News
http://www.kutv.com/
 
KSTU (FOX)
@fox13now
http://fox13now.com/
 
KUED (PBS)
@kued
http://www.kued.org/
 

Publications
 
Salt Lake Magazine
@slmag
http://www.saltlakemagazine.com/
 
Salt Lake City Tribune
@sltrib
http://www.sltrib.com/
 
Salt Lake City Weekly
@cityweekly
http://www.cityweekly.net/

 

Radio Stations

89.1 KBYU - Classical
 
90.1 KUER - Public Radio
 
91.9 KPCW - Public Radio
 
93.3 KBUL - Country
 
94.1 KODJ - Classic Hits
 
94.9 KHTB - Alternative
 
97.1 KZHT - Classic Rock/Top 40
 
104.7 KNIV - Spanish
 
105.7 KNRS - News/Talk
 
107.5 KKLV - Christian Contemporary
 
107.9 KUDD - Classic Hits