It’s our favorite time of year again friends, and we love to celebrate! Lucky for us, and for you, Utah has plenty of things to do around Christmas time, and if you’re close to our office in North Salt Lake, you’re probably wondering what kind of family-friendly things you can do near your home. Well, we did the research and our gift to you this year is this comprehensive guide to celebrating all season long!
Your List of Local Holiday Events, 2017
Never heard of this particular event? That’s okay! This German-inspired market takes place at This is the Place November 29th through December 2nd. Here you’ll find amazing performances, kid-friendly activities, and tons of cool German products!
To learn more about this awesome and authentic event, go here.
Christmas Lights at Temple Square
This is such a Utah classic! The lights at Temple Square are always a huge hit due to their variety, brilliance, and the sheer amount of lights. Take a night and walk around with hot chocolate and learn about the Nativity while soaking in that holiday spirit! The lights go up November 25th and are held through the New Year.
For more information about the lights at Temple Square, go here.
The Polar Express at Peery’s Theater
Bring your kids and come watch this amazing Christmas classic. Held at the Egyptian theater in Ogden, it will be a night full of Christmas magic and pre-show organ music! Spend Black Friday (November 24th) with your family instead of with the masses.
Find more information here.
The Little Prince
This incredible, kid-friendly play is held at the Art Factory in south Salt Lake. Come watch this annual show which was adapted from the popular book by the same title. Find one of eleven upcoming shows November 24th through December 23rd. You’ll experience a night with your family that you’ll remember all year long!
For tickets and event information, RSVP to this Facebook event.
Haven’t you ever wanted to see Utah Hogle Zoo’s animals in a different season? Come enjoy beautiful lights, shows, and of course see the exotic and exciting animals that the Hogle Zoo boasts about. The lights go up on December 1st and last all month, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to go!
For more information, visit the Hogle Zoo’s website.
Paws and Claus
Christmas shouldn’t just be about people. What about those furry family members? If you want to do something nice for your pet this holiday season, check out this event hosted by Station Park in Farmington. Event starts November 20th through December 18th, and if you go you can get a free treat for your furry friend!
For more information, go here.
Elf the Musical
We can’t even tell you how excited we are that this hilarious Holiday comedy has been turned into a musical! For a limited time you can watch Buddy the Elf singing and dancing even more than he does in the movie! Come to the Eccles theatre in Salt Lake for a silly time November 24th-26th.
For availability and ticket prices, go here.
At JP Electrical, we love the holiday season. It’s a time for family and food and beautiful lights. If you are in need of any kind of holiday electrical help, JP can handle it. You are always welcome to give us a call at 801-386-7331. And happy holidays!