Christmas Events in Utah! 2015

Christmas Events in UtahThere are so many different things going on throughout Utah during the holiday season. We have compiled a list of some of the best throughout the state, and divided them into categories so that you can easily find what you are looking for this Christmas season. All FREE activities are labeled, too!


Most of these events we have attended and written about, but there are some that are still on our list to try. Hopefully, you will find plenty to do this Christmas season!

Lighting of the Riverwoods

Tree Lighting Events

Lighting of the Riverwoods (Provo): November 20 @6-9 pm FREE

Light up the Night at the Gateway (SLC): November 21 @ 5:30 pm FREE

Midway Tree Lighting Celebration: November 28 @ 6-8 pm FREE

Tree of Life (Draper): November 30 @ 6-8 pm FREE

City Creek Holiday Kick Off (SLC): November 19 @6-8 pm FREE

IMG_2748Light Displays

Tree of Life: Draper FREE

Christmas in Cottonwood: Cottonwood Heights FREE

Santa’s Workshop: Saratoga Springs FREE

Lehi Christmas Lights: Lehi (3 different houses very close to each other)  FREE

Christmastime in Loch Lomond: Saratoga Springs  FREE

Bible Street: Sugarhouse FREE 

Frosty’s Winter Wonderland: SLC FREE

Winder Lane: West Valley City FREE (unless you buy treats)

Orem Christmas Lights: Orem FREE

Schmidt House: Lehi FREE

Ogden Christmas Village: Ogden FREE

Harley Davidson Shop: Ogden FREE

All Those Lights: Ogden FREE

Christensen & Hymas Law Office: Draper FREE

Christmas Street: Sugarhouse FREE

Christmas Street: Taylorsville FREE

Neff Circle Lights: East Millcreek FREE

Salem Pond Lights: Salem FREE

Temple Square Lights: SLC FREE

Fantasy at the Bay: Willard Bay

Thanksgiving Point Lights: Lehi

Spanish Fork Lights: Spanish Fork

Zoo Lights: SLC–bonus: you can ride the carousel and sometimes see a few animals.

Holman Christmas Lights: We have been to many different places to see the Holdman lights including his home, the Valley Fair Mall, etc. This year he has a new display which is a drive through located in Kearns called Christmas in Color: Nov. 27-Jan. 2. It’s pricey ($20 weeknights and $25 weekends), but we have never been disappointed with his light displays, and this one is supposed to be about a mile long and take about 20 minutes.



Night in Bethlehem (Pleasant Grove): November 28, 29, 30–reserve FREE tickets ahead of time.

Echoes of Christmas (Liberty Park, SLC): Not going on this year. 🙁

Alpine Living Nativity (Alpine): Dec.3-7 –Reserve tickets early. $1/ticket–Sold out for 2015!

Polar Express in Lindon

Ride (trains/boats, wagons….)

Jingle Bus (SLC): FREE

North Pole Express (Heber) Nov. 27 – Dec. 24

Provo River Cruise (Provo) Dec. 1-23

Burger Stop Hayrides (Layton) Dec. 4 & 5, 11 & 12, and 18 & 19

Christmastime on the Farm (Riverton) Dec. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, & 21 from 6-9 pm. Advance tickets required.

Candy Windows


Candy Windows (South Jordan): Dec. 4-31 FREE

Ice Scuplting Demonstrations (Thanksgiving Point): Nov. 30, Dec. 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, and 21 at 6:30-7:30 pm FREE

Utah Valley Handbell Ringers (Utah County): Concerts Dec. 3, 7, 13, & 14 FREE

Gardner Village Elves (West Jordan): Nov. 30- Christmas FREE

The Great Christmas Adventure at Gardner Village (West Jordan): Dec. 4-23

Dickens Christmas Festival (SLC): Dec. 10-12

Larry H. Miller Christmas Carole Sing Along (SLC): Dec. 14 from 7-10 pm.

Candlelight Christmas @ This is the Place Heritage Park (SLC): Dec. 7-23, 26

A Pioneer Christmas @ Provo Pioneer Village (Provo): Dec. 18, 19, and 21 from 6-8:30 pm.

Christmas Trees–cut your own!

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  1. RyanE

    Actually, with the age of your kids, that might not work, as I believe they have to be 8 to attend. Thanks for the great ideas, though!

  2. RyanE

    A bit late now, but Bells on Temple Square’s concerts are this Friday and Saturday nights in the Tabernacle, you could probably get in on standby.