Utah 2016 Christmas Events and Activities

Since everyone always travels so much during the Christmas season I wanted to try and get a huge list of Christmas events throughout Utah. So no matter where you are you can have something fun to do with your family.

Here are some of the events going on this Christmas season. Let us know if you know of any others we would love to add them to the list.

Of course we try our hardest to make sure our dates and times are accurate but it is best to check with any event you are going to and make sure.

Tree Lightings/Santa Arrivals

November 12: Tree Lighting at Traverse Mountain Outlets
November 18: Riverwoods Lighting
November 19: Santa Arrives at Station Park
November 19: Santa Arrival Parade at Provo Towne Center 
November 21: Layton City Lighting Ceremony
November 25: Temple Square Lighting 
November 25: Lights on Sherwood Drive Lighting and Santa! 
November 25: University Place in Orem- Santa Arrival
November 25: Lights on at Gallivan Center 
November 26: Heber Valley Tree Lighting Ceremony- Midway
November26: Park City Electric Parade 
November 26: Ogden Christmas Village Parade and Lighting
November 28: Bountiful Main Street
November 28: Kaysville City Christmas Light Parade
November 28: Riverton City
December 2: South Jordan Light the Night
December 3: Provo Lights On!
December 5: West Bountiful Christmas on Onion Street
December 17: Park City Santa Comes Down Town Lift



Christmas Lights 

Temple Square
Gallivan Center
Layton City Park
Christmas Village-Ogden
Pond Town Christmas- Salem
Candy Windows- South Jordan
Lights on Wakefield- West Valley City
Lights on Sherwood Drive- Kaysville
Hooper Holiday House
Lights on 1310- Tooele
Christensen and Hymas Light Display 

Cost Money-
Zoo Lights– Hogle Zoo
Zoo Lights- Willow Park Zoo (Dec 16,17,19)
Thanksgiving Point- Luminaria 
Christmas in Color– Provo and Kearns locations
Spanish Fork Festival of Lights
Willard Bay Christmas Lights
Provo River Christmas Cruise


Special Santa Events

Afternoon Tea with Santa at the Grand America
Breakfast with Santa at the Grand America
Christmas Village Breakfast with Santa
December 3: Breakfast with Santa- Bountiful Main Street
December 3,10,17: Brunch with Santa at the Sheraton
December 3,10,17: Breakfast with Santa at Thanksgiving Point
December 5,6,7,8: Storytime with Santa- University Place Orem
December 10: Swim with Santa- Clearfield Aquatic Center ($)
December 17: Santa Comes Down Town Lift– Park City

December 17: Breakfast with Santa at the Davis Conference Center 9:00 A.M. Call 801.416.8888 starting Monday, November 28th to reserve your table
December 17: Breakfast with Santa- Provo Towne Center 


Christmas Activities

Santa Sleigh Rides- Midway
Polar Express Train Rides– Christmas Village in Ogden
Christmas on the Farm- Petersen Family Farm
SantaLand- Cedar City Aquatic Center
Ice Skating at the Gallivan Center
November 25-Dec 24: North Pole Express- Heber Valley Railroad
November 25-December 23: Christmas in the Canyon- Tuachan 
November 18-January 29- Ice Skating at Station Park
November 23-December 3: Photos with Reindeer and Sleigh – Willow Park Zoo, Logan.
November 26-December 3: Reindeer Trek- Willow Park Zoo
December 1-24: Elf Displays & Scavenger Hunt at Gardner Village
December 3-23: Candlelight Christmas- This Is The Place

November 30- Dec 3: Festival of Trees 

Special Dates:
November 25: Holly Days- Vernal
November 25-27: Clay Hand Print Ornaments at As You Wish Pottery
November 25: Clara’s Tea Party-
December 1,2,3,5: The Living Nativity
December 2-5: Annual Interfaith Creche Exhibit
December 2-3: Live Nativity – University Place Orem
December 2-3: Swiss Christmas- Midway
December 3: Holiday Social –Tonaquint Nature Center – St. George 
December 3: Christmas Crafts with Santa- Highland City
December 3: Hoppin’ Holiday Ice Show 
December 3: Utah Olympic Oval Holiday Festival
December 4: Hanukkah Market 
December 5: Holiday Sing-a-long- Herriman
December 5: Christmas at the Homestead -Cedar City
December 7: Free Family Hayrides- Layton City Park
December 7: Nativity in the Glen
December 9,10,12,13: Live Nativity at Clark Historic Farm 
December 10: Swim with Santa- Clearfield Aquatic Center
December 12: 32 Annual Christmas Carole Sing-a-Long- Vivint Smart Home Arena
December 12: Midway City Town Christmas Party 
December 15-18: Park City Holiday Spectacular Sing-a-Long
December 17: Santa Comes Down Town Lift– Park City
December 17: Winter Solstice Celebration- Red Butte Gardens
December 19: Family Caroling Fest- Bountiful Main Street
December 19: Decorate a Cookie with Mrs. Claus – Scheels
December 21: Surf’s Up With Santa- Layton Surf and Swim
December 24: 54th Annual Torchlight Parade- Park City


One Response to “Utah 2016 Christmas Events and Activities

  • I have been looking at your website and I just want to say….Great Job! It has some great info and has really helped me!
    Thank you.

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