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Utah Entertainment

Utah is an incredible state for entertainment. Whether it be at home or out and about, there are countless options to keep you entertained in Utah. From the classic movie theaters, to exciting outdoor adventures, to fun-filled events of all kinds – this state offers something for everyone!

THEATRE | MUSIC | EVENTS

Outdoor & Indoor Theatre

Utah is an incredible state for entertainment. Whether it be at home or out and about, there are countless options to keep you entertained in Utah. From the classic movie theaters, to exciting outdoor adventures, to fun-filled events of all kinds – this state offers something for everyone!

Notable Venues

Abravanel Hall- Located in downtown Salt Lake City, Abravanel Hall is the home of the Utah Symphony and hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Enjoy beautiful performances by some of the world's most talented musicians in this unique performance space.

Maverik Center- Experience all of your favorite sports and entertainment events at Maverik Center. Home to the Utah Grizzlies hockey team, this arena is a great place to catch high-energy games and concerts throughout the year.

Red Butte Gardens- A stunning outdoor venue, Red Butte Garden offers a variety of outdoor concerts and events year-round. Enjoy the beautiful summer nights under the stars while listening to some of your favorite music and performers in this incredible setting.

Tuacahn- Located in the stunning red rock terrain of St. George, Tuacahn offers a variety of entertainment options, from concerts to musicals and more! This is an unforgettable experience that you don't want to miss.

Sandy Amphitheater- The perfect place to catch a live show, Sandy Amphitheater is an outdoor venue for a variety of performances and events. From world-class concerts to summer festivals, you can enjoy some great entertainment in this unique setting.

SPORTS

Get your sports fix year-round in Utah! Sports enthusiasts won't be disappointed with college, semi-pro, and professional teams located all across the state. Cheer on the NBA's Utah Jazz at the Vivint SmartHome Arena or watch major league soccer at the Real Salt Lake Rio Tinto Stadium. If baseball is your thing, don't miss the 150-game Salt Lake Bees season. And in the winter, head to the Maverick Center to root for the Utah Grizzlies hockey team. With 7 division one colleges and universities participating in a variety of sports, there's truly something for everyone, whether you're a rugby or basketball fan. Come discover all the exciting athletic action Utah has to offer!

LAGOON AMUSEMENT PARK

Experience the thrills of Lagoon, one of the few family-owned amusement parks in the world, just a 20-minute drive north of Salt Lake City. Over a million visitors flock to this wholesome, nostalgia-inducing park from March to October with 50 rides, live entertainment, carnival games, and delicious food. Celebrate over 100 years of thrills on The Lagoon Coaster while enjoying an impressive variety of children's rides. Pioneer Village Lagoon offers a fascinating glimpse into the past with over 40 reconstructed pioneer buildings and artifacts, including furniture, weapons, and an old-time store. Don't miss Lagoon-A-Beach, a waterpark located within the park, and in September and October, prepare for Frightmares with Halloween-inspired entertainment, haunted houses, and spooky walk-throughs. With Lagoon's commitment to preserving classic rides and adding new ones each year, you'll always find something to love at this family-friendly attraction.

Notable Rides

Cannibal- Face your fears and experience Utah's first, one-of-a-kind dive coaster. The Cannibal is Lagoon's most thrilling ride – twist and turn through an astonishing 115 feet of vertical drop at speeds up to 68 mph! 

Wild Mouse- Take a thrilling ride on the Wild Mouse, a classic steel coaster that moves you through steep drops and tight turns at up to 20 mph. 

Wicked- Hop on board the Wicked, a thrilling spinning coaster that twists and turns at speeds up to 40 mph. Enjoy unexpected drops, hairpin turns, and loops while you experience the forces of G-Force. You'll never forget this wild ride! 

Colossus: The Fire Dragon- Fly through the air at speeds up to 50 mph on the Colossus: The Fire Dragon, a steel coaster that will take you through twists and turns with an incredible loop. 

 

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