Utah's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

Get ready for a festive December full of art markets, holiday bazaars, theater plays, festivals, candy cane hunts, sleigh rides, and a 5K race for the whole family! From December 6th-24th in cities all across Utah, there's no shortage of holiday fun for the whole family.

A Christmas Carol, Orem, UT

December 6, 2023
Feel the joy of the holidays with a special performance of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at Hale Center Theater Orem. Feel the warmth of family and the spirit of Christmas as the classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his ghostly visitors comes to life. Enjoy a cup of hot wassail with your loved ones for this classic holiday performance!

Holiday Utah Art Market, Sandy, UT

December 6, 2023 at 10:00am
Gaze at the high-end art from local Utah artists at the Holiday Utah Art Market. Enjoy a festive atmosphere while browsing and shopping at the High Point Center. Discover the perfect holiday gift and support local businesses in Sandy, UT.

Holiday Beehive Bazaar, Provo, UT

December 7, 2023 at 10:00am
Join the festive atmosphere at the Bright Building for the Holiday Beehive Bazaar! Explore the spectacular crafts and edibles of more than 100 local artisans. Shop for jewelry, paintings, bags, glass, vinyl, paper, clothing, and accessories, as well as luxe treats.

Festive Fridays, Murray, UT

December 8, 2023 at 4:00pm
Take in the holiday spirit at Wheeler Historic Farm in Murray, UT. Enjoy wagon rides, festive light displays, and meet Santa on the porch of the historic Farm House. Get in the holiday spirit and join in the festivities at Wheeler Historic Farm.

Utah Olympic Oval Holiday Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

December 8, 2023 at 6:00pm
Head to the Utah Olympic Oval for its Holiday Festival on December 8th! Bring the whole family and enjoy activities like public ice skating, sports clinics, a photo booth, and holiday crafts. Don't forget to visit Mr. & Mrs. Claus! The University of Utah Wellness Bus will offer health screenings as well. Admission is $5 for adults 13+ and $3 for kids and seniors.

Candy Cane Hunt , Draper, UT

December 11, 2023 at 4:00pm
Gather your little ones for a merry time at the Draper Historic Park! On December 11th, thousands of candy canes will be scattered around the park, waiting for children 6 years of age or younger to find them. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making an appearance, complete with a firetruck ride and hot chocolate and marshmallow roasting. Don't miss a chance to make holiday memories at this exciting, free event!

Festival of Lights, Spanish Fork, UT

December 15, 2023 at 6:00pm
Head to Canyon View Park for the 31st Annual Festival of Lights! Enjoy a spectacular evening full of lights and festivities, all accessible from River Bottoms Road, 3400 E and Canyon Road. Admission is $10 per single-family vehicle, $25 per commercial van or vehicle towing a trailer ($25 per trailer) and $50 per bus. Don't miss out on this special occasion!

Holiday Sleigh Rides on the Farm, Wellsville, UT

December 22, 2023 at 10:00am
Experience the natural beauty of the Wellsville Mountain range and the historic American West Heritage Center with a festive sleigh ride this holiday season. Enjoy the views of the festive decorations, the animals around the farm, and visit the cocoa bar to warm up. End your journey back at the Welcome Center, and don't forget to visit the General Mercantile and Gift Shop for easy and meaningful holiday shopping. All this and more at the American West Heritage Center!

Run Run Reindeer 5k Family Fun Run, Ivins,UT

December 23, 2023 at 9:00am
Join this festive holiday event at Ivins City Park, Main Street and 100 North! Party and run with Christmas music on the course, Run Run Reindeer selfie stations, sponsor booths, and yummy post race treats. Celebrate the season with prizes, giveaways, hot chocolate, donuts and breakfast sandwiches. Don't forget to bring an unopened toy to benefit Toys for Tots!

World of Illumination Candy Rush: A Delicious Whimsical Wonderland, Salt Lake City, UT

December 24, 2023 at 6:00pm
Unwrap a magical Christmas extravaganza at the Utah State Fairpark! Enjoy the world's largest animated drive-through light show featuring larger-than-life Christmas characters and confections at World of Illumination's Candy Rush. Bring the whole family along and get ready for a mile-long journey full of colorful lights and enchanting music, hosted by the lovable Chef Kuma.

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