Utah Christmas Events, Activities, and Lights

Find Utah Christmas events, activities, and lights here, as well as other holiday-related events throughout Utah. We will continue to update this post up until Christmas so check back often to see what is coming up in your area.

For more events, check our calendar. If you’d like to add an event, please leave a comment below or contact us.

Although we have found these events listed, please always double check to make sure you have the correct information including hours and prices. We, however, will do our best to make sure we have the correct information for all events.

Davis County Christmas Events

  • November 21:  Santa’s Arrival, Station Park
  • November 22-December 5:  Clearfield Holiday Decorating Contest
  • November 23:  Layton Lights in The Park Lighting Ceremony
  • November 27:  Opening Night for The Lights on Sherwood Drive, Kaysville
  • November 27-28:  Christmas Nativity Celebration, Kaysville
  • November 30:  Bountiful Main Street Lighting Festival 
    November 30:  Christmas in the Park, Woods Cross 
    November 30:  Kaysville Christmas Tree Lighting and Electric Parade
    November 30: Christmas Lighting and Live Nativity, Stansbury Park
  • December 4:  Victoriana Christmas Revels, Farmington
  • December 4-6:  2015 Utah Winter Faire, Farmington
  • December 5:  Brunch with Santa, Farmington
  • December 7:  Family First Mondays, Station Park
  • December 7:  Christmas on Onion Street, West Bountiful
  • December 9:  Family Hay Rides, Layton
  • December 11:  Utah Figure Skating Club’s Christmas Ice Show (7 pm, South Davis Recreation Center 550 N 200 W, Bountiful)

Davis County Lights

  • Layton City Lights (437 N. Wasatch Drive)
  • The Lights on Sherwood Drive (1098 Sherwood Drive, Kaysville)

Iron County Christmas Events

  • November 7:  Storybook Cavalcade Children’s Parade
  • November 25:  Toys for Tots 5K, Cedar City
  • November 27-28:  Festival of Trees, Cedar City
  • November 30:  Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, Cedar City
  • December 3-5, 7, 10-12:  Toyland, The Holiday Family Musical Treat, Cedar City
  • December 5:  Christmas Market, Cedar City
  • December 7-13:  Christmas at the Homestead, Cedar City

Northern Utah Christmas Events

  • November 21:  Turkey Trot, Brigham City
  • November 28:  Santa Comes to Town, Brigham City
  • November 28:  Cannery Christmas Market
  • December 5:  Larry’s Christmas Home Tour, Morgan

Tooele Christmas Events

  • November 28:  It’s A Wonderful Life Festival, Stansbury Park
  • November 30:  Christmas Lighting and Live Nativity, Stansbury Park
  • Nativity and Walk, Grantsville

Salt Lake Christmas Events

  • November 12-January 2:  Ebenezer Scrooge and His Nightmare Before Christmas, Desert Star Playhouse
  • November 13-15:  Family Christmas Gift Show, South Towne Expo Center
  • November 17-December 3:  Gingerbread House Display & Competition, South Jordan
  • November 19:  Christmas Kickoff at City Creek Center
  • November 19-December 30:  Trees of Diversity Exhibit, Utah Cultural Celebration Center
  • November 20-21:  Celebrate with Joy, Bells on Temple Square
  • November 20-22:  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Capitol Theater
  • November 20-December 24: Elf Displays & Elf Scavenger Hunt, Gardner Village
  • November 20-December 26:  The Grouch Who Stole Christmas, The Off Broadway Theatre
  • November 20-January 2:  Savior of the World
  • November 21:  Santa Run
  • November 21:  Turkey Trot, West Valley City
  • November 23:  Peterson Farm Opening & Tree Lighting
  • November 24:  Lights On at La Caille, Sandy
  • November 24:  Grand Window Unveiling, Grand America Hotel
  • November 24:  Tran-Siberian Orchestra, Vivint Smart Home Arena
  • November 27:  Temple Square Lights
  • November 27-December 19:  Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings, The Empress Theatre
  • November 28-December:  Lights On Temple Square (50 W. North Temple, SLC)
  • November 28-December 23:  Christmas on Temple Square
  • November 30:  Deck The Hall, Sandy
  • November 30:  Tree of Life Lighting, Draper
  • December 1:  Festival of Trees Auction Night
  • December 2:  Nativity in the Glen, Salt Lake City
  • December 2-5:  Festival of Trees
  • December 3-5:  Christkindlmarkt, This Is The Place Heritage Park
  • December 4:  Light The Night, South Jordan
  • December 4:  Bright Lights Concert Gala, Salt Lake City
  • December 4:  Sam Payne Christmas in Concert, Sandy
  • December 4-23:  The Great Christmas Adventure, Gardner Village
  • December 4-31:  Candy Windows, South Jordan
  • December 5:  The Gift of Christmas, Salt Lake City
  • December 5:  2015 Winter Market, Utah Cultural Celebration Center
  • December 5-6:  Holiday Open House, Red Butte Garden (free admission)
  • December 5-24:  A Christmas Carol, Hale Center Theatre
  • December 6:  Christmas Devotional
  • December 7:  Christmas Craft at Sandy Scheels
  • December 7:  Ivory Homes Gingerbread Festival, Salt Lake City
  • December 7:  Beehive Statesmen Chorus, Utah Cultural Celebration Center
  • December 7-23 & 26:  Candlelight Christmas, This Is The Place Heritage Park
  • December 10-12:  A Kurt Bestor Christmas, Abravanel Hall
  • December 10-12:  Dickens’ Christmas Festival
  • December 11:  Josh & Lindsey Wright, “Christmas in Concert,” Sandy
  • December 11-19:  Forgotten Carols
  • December 12:  All is Bright: A Mercy River Christmas, Sandy
  • December 12:  Christmas Concert, Cottonwood Heights
  • December 14:  West Valley Symphony, Utah Cultural Celebration Center
  • December 17-19:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert
  • December 19:  Here Comes Santa Claus, Abravanel Hall
  • December 19: Peter Breinholt Concert
  • December 19:  Angels We Have Heard On High:  Music for the Christmas Season, Salt Lake City
  • December 20:  2015 Music & the Spoken Word Christmas Broadcast
  • December 21:  Decorate a Cookie with Mrs. Claus, Scheels
  • December 21:  Bonnie Harris, Utah Cultural Celebration Center
  • December 24:  Christmas Tree Parade & Fireworks, Snowbird
  • December 26-27:  Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis, Abravanel Hall

Salt Lake Christmas Lights

  • Taylorsville Christmas Street
  • Sugarhouse Christmas Street
  • Temple Square Lights
  • Zoo Lights, Hogle Zoo
  • Grand Window Unveiling
  • Christensen & Hymas Christmas Light Display, Draper
  • Gardner Village, West Jordan
  • Winder Lane, West Valley City
  • Willard Baby State Park

Breakfast with Santa

  • Santa’s Grand Afternoon Tea, Grand America
  • Grand America
  • Discovery Gateway
  • Brunch with Santa, Sheraton Salt Lake City

More Info Soon

  • Santa arrives at City Creek
  • Light Up The Night at The Gateway 
  • Temple Square Christmas Lights and Concert Series
  • Downtown Jingle Bus
  • Breakfast and Brunch with Santa at Discovery Gateway
  • Magna Main Street Winter Festival and Tree Lighting 
  • Pet Photos with Santa at City Creek

 Utah Valley Christmas Events

  • November 4:  Healthy Holiday Treats Class, Springville
  • Through November 9:  Stockings Donations, Eagle Mountain
  • November 14:  Tree Lighting at Outlets at Traverse Mountain
  • December 14:  Utah Valley Handbell Choir, Springville
  • November 15:  Receiving Christ, Orem
  • November 19-21, December 12, 14, 17-19, 21:  The Nutcracker, Provo
  • November 20:  Breakfast with Santa
  • November 20:  Lighting of the Riverwoods
  • November 20:  Santa Arrives at Outlets at Traverse Mountain
  • November 23:  Lights On! Orem
  • November 23-24:  Food Drive at Bridle Ranch, Provo
  • November 24:  Santa Christmas Dinner, Lehi ($2/person)
  • November 25:  Thanksgiving Crafting at the Library, Saratoga Springs
  • November 26:  Lindon Community Thanksgiving Dinner
  • November 26:  Christmas in the Rotunda Children’s Art Show, American Fork
  • November 27:  Peteetneet Christmas Lighting Party, Payson
  • November 27:  First Night of Spanish Fork Festival of Lights, Spanish Fork
  • November 27:  Winter Lights Parade, Spanish Fork
  • November 27:  First Night of Pond Town Christmas, Salem
  • November 27-28:  Utah County Christmas Expo, Provo
  • November 28:  Santa Parade, Lehi
  • November 28:  Lehi Tree Lighting, Lehi
  • November 28:  “Elf” Screening for Teens, Orem
  • November 30:  Forgotten Carols, Orem
  • November 30:  Saratoga Springs Tree Lighting
  • November 30:  Santa at PG Library
  • December 1-23:  Christmas Cruise, Provo
  • December 2:  Utah Valley Symphony Christmas, Provo
  • December 3:  Utah Valley Handbell Choir Concert, Orem
  • December 3-7:  Alpine Living Nativity
  • December 3-5, 7, 10-12, 14, 17-19, 21:  Joyful Noise, Provo
  • December 4:  Mapleton Tree Lighting
  • December 4-23:  A Christmas Carol, Hale Center Theater
  • December 4-5:  Christmas Around the World, Provo
  • December 5:  Lights On, Provo
  • December 5:  Christmas Market, Provo
  • December 5:  Christmas Crafts Day with Santa, Highland
  • December 5:  Santa Run
  • December 7:  Free Movies at Water Gardens 8, Spanish Fork
  • December 7:  Utah Valley Handbell Choir Children’s Concert, Provo
  • December 7:  Family Night with Santa, Springville
  • December 7, 12, 21, 22:  Timpanogos Chorale Performances
  • December 10:  Utah Valley Handbell Choir Concert, Springville
  • December 12:  Breakfast with Santa at Outlets at Traverse Mountain
  • December 12:  Ornament Crafting, Saratoga Springs
  • December 13:  Carols by Candlelight, Provo
  • December 16:  Messiah Performance, Saratoga Springs

Santa Visits and/or Santa Pictures in Utah Valley

  • November 14-December 24:  Provo Towne Centre
  • November 28:  Santa Visits Thanksgiving Point
  • November 30:  Santa at PG Library
  • December 5:  Santa Visits Thanksgiving Point
  • December 5:  Breakfast with Santa
  • December 12:  Santa Visits Thanksgiving Point
  • December 12:  Breakfast with Santa at Outlets at Traverse Mountain
  • December 12:  Breakfast with Santa
  • December 19:  Santa Visits Thanksgiving Point
  • December 19:  Breakfast with Santa

More Info Soon

  • The Giving Tree at University Mall Begins ($)
  • Santa Arrives at University Mall
  • Pond Town Christmas Lighting + Free Concert
  • Visit with Santa, Santaquin
  • Christmas Tree Lighting, Pleasant Grove
  • Holiday Dancing and Singing Concert
  • Christmas Tree Lighting, Mapleton
  •  Lights On, Provo
  •  Christmas Box Angel, Spanish Fork
  • City Santa Party, Cedar Hills
  • Free Santa Visits, Springville
  • All Aboard for The Polar Express, Cedar Hills
  • Provo Pioneer Village ($ suggested)
  • Candles at the Cemetery

Utah Valley Christmas Light Displays

  • Grannie’s Vintage Christmas
  • Spanish Fork Festival of Lights ($)
  • Thanksgiving Point Christmas Lights ($)
  • Thanksgiving Point Christmas Lights ($)
  • Pond Town Christmas
  • Downtown Provo
  • Center Street & State Street, Orem
  • 800 E 800 S, Verona Estates, Orem – lights synchronized to music
  • 936 S 200 E, Orem – lights synchronized to music
  • 845 E Canyon Rd, Spanish Fork – decoration competition with their neighbors
  • 2693 E 1600 S St, Spanish Fork – animal scene
  • Peteetneet  Academy, Payson
  • Payson City Square, 100 N Main St
  • Winegar Estates, 1266 S 950 W, Payson
  • 8953 W 8170 N, Lehi
  • 2489 W 700 S, Lehi – lights that dance to music
  • Sorensen Family Christmas Light Display, 2513 N 380 W St, Lehi
  • 3926 Panarama Dr, Saratoga Springs – 6 – 9:30 Sunday-Thursday and 6-10 Friday-Saturday. Food bank Donation Box optional

Washington County Christmas Events

  • November 10-January 2:  It’s a Wonderful Life, Brigham’s Playhouse
  • November 10:  Jubilee of Trees Festival, St. George
  • November 27-28:  Santa’s Workshop, Dixie Center
  • November 27-December 22:  Tuacahn’s Christmas in the Canyon, Ivins
  • December 2-5:  Dickens’ Christmas Festival
  • December 12:  Baker’s Dozen Half Marathon, Hurricane
  • December 24:  Christmas Eve Service

Weber County Christmas Events

  • November 23-27:  Christmas Tree Jubilee, Ogden
  • November 28:  Santa Run
  • November 28:  Electric Light Parade, Ogden
  • December 1:  Kids and Christmas, Egyptian Theater
  • December 3-5:  Simple Treasures Holiday Boutique, Golden Spike
  • December 4:  Forgotten Carols, Ogden
  • December 4-8:  Weber County Holiday Festival, Golden Spike
  • December 5:  The Nest Holiday Open House at Ogden Nature Center
  • December 12:  Here Comes Santa Claus!
  • December 12: Weber County Heritage Association Holiday Home Tour, Ogden
  • December 24: Library Holiday Open House

Weber County Santa Visits

  • Ogden’s Christmas Village (Ogden, November 28-December 23)
  • Weber County Holiday Festival (Golden Spike, December 4-8)
  • Here Come’s Santa Claus! (WSU, December 12)
  • Santa and Mrs. Claus Ride the Bird (Snowbird, December 24-26)
  • Electric Light Parade

9 Responses to “Utah Christmas Events, Activities, and Lights

  • K. Smith
    5 years ago

    Utah Figure Skating Club’s Christmas Ice Show
    Dec. 11 @ 7:00
    South Davis Recreation Center
    550 N 200 W, Bountiful, UT 84010

  • Amy Dewey
    5 years ago

    Can we get our event added to your list? Utah County Christmas Expo, November 27th and 28th at the Utah Valley Convention Center on Center St. in Provo. 100’s of vendors, live entertainment including performances by local up and coming Country pop sensation Maddie Wilson. More information at UtahCountyChristmasExpo.com

    • Davis County Moms
      5 years ago

      Got it, thank you so much!

  • Marilyn Lorensen
    5 years ago

    Salt Lake Events: November 28-December 23, “Christmas on Temple Square” performances, free to all ages; see schedule at http://www.lds.org/events and then click on Temple Square Performances in right-hand column.

    • Davis County Moms
      5 years ago

      It has been added, thank you!

  • Wendy
    5 years ago

    Any chance you can add Brunch with Santa at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel?
    THANK YOU!!
    http://www.cityspark.com/calendar/#!/details/Brunch-with-Santa-at-Shertaon-Salt-Lake-City-Hotel/1820274/2015-12-05T10

    • Davis County Moms
      5 years ago

      It is added, thank you!

  • JR Ricks
    3 years ago

    The BYU Store at BYU will be having a 300+ Creche Exhibit in the bottom floor of the store. It runs from Nov.24 – Jan 4. There are creches from all around the world and many are one of a kinds. It’s an amazing display and free to all.

    Thanks,