Holiday Activities to Do With The Family

December 17, 2021 3 min read

There are so many fun holiday-themed events to check off your list this season! Whether it's with family, or date nights with your significant other, check out these iconic must-do activities!

1. Ice Skating at the Gallivan Center

Located in downtown Salt Lake, this outdoor skating rink is surrounded by festive lights. It's the perfect place to learn to skate with family, or for a date night out! With lively music, and rental skates available for $10 or less, the Gallivan Center Ice Rink is an effortless and fun holiday activity for everyone to enjoy. As a bonus, they provide a concessions booth so you can get classic food favorites from pizza to hot chocolate to keep you satisfied.

Visit the Gallivan Center.

2. Spanish Fork Festival of Lights

This drive-through experience of holiday displays and lights located in Spanish Fork is one not to miss! Staying in the comfort of your own vehicle, you can enjoy the drive through all the displays spanning about a mile long. It's perfect for a date night, or even for a nice drive with your family! You'll definitely get some quality time with the family as you drive through the breathtaking exhibit - you can even tune into holiday music on 99.7 FM while in the car! But get your tickets soon - this event only goes until the New Year!

 

ADMISSION

$8 per single-family vehicle

$22 per commercial van or vehicle towing a trailer ($22 per trailer)

$30 per bus

 

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3. Festival of the Seas - Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

A much more kid-friendly event, the Festival of the Seas by the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is a must-see for the family! Filled with food, holiday lights, and holiday festivities, we guarantee everyone will have a blast. With so many new activites added to this event, kids and adults are sure to make unforgettable memories. To get your tickets, visit Festival of the Seas.

ACTIVITIES

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festival of the seas activities
festival of the seas activities
festival of the seas activities

4. Snow Globe Stroll in Park City

If you're looking for a new winter tradition, look no further then the Snow Globe Stroll in Park City! This new event features eight life-sized snow globes along Park City's Main Street. As you walk down the romantic, old town streets of Main Street, you will fall in love with these snow globes - a symbolic trinket of winter. These life-sized globes light up from within, and as you move closer for a better view, the flurries will be activated via motion sensors! It is truly an unforgettable experience that families and couples alike need to check off their winter holiday activity bucket list. But hurry and check them out, as they will be removed by January 5th, 2022. As you prepare to walk the Snow Globe exhibit, children are also encouraged to bring their holiday wishlist! There will be a mailbox dedicated for all letters to Santa - give your family the most magical experience ever! For the full map and other details, click here.

5. ZooLights! at Utah's Hogle Zoo

Hosted until December 31, 2021 at Utah's Hogle Zoo located in Salt Lake, your family will enjoy all the lit displays as you walk throughout the grounds. This event boasts over 150 lighted animal and festive displays, and a popular 135-foot illuminated tunnel. There are also 10 life-size animal-shaped lanterns made specifically for this exhibit! Other activities include s'mores making, hot chocolate stations, and Santa's Station! Children can visit Santa - ready to take wishlists and photos! They can even write letters to Santa and put them in Santa's Mailbox. This is a must-do family holidiay activity! Get your tickets to ZooLights now!

Pricing

Adult (Ages 13+) $12.95

Children (Ages 3-12) $9.95

*Members get $3 off regular price

With the festive season nearing its end, make sure to add these activities to your yearly holiday traditiions! Both kids and adults alike, will enjoy all the sights Utah has to offer come holiday season! There really is nothing else like it. If you visit one of these events, be sure to comment your favorite! Or better yet, tell us: what's your favorite holiday tradition?


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