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This Is The Place Heritage Park

This Is The Place Heritage Park - Salt Lake City, Utah, Historical Landmark, Pioneer Villages, LDS, Latter Day Saint History, Family, Park, Children't Activities, Pet Farms, HolidayThe West…just as it was! Step back in time with a visit to This Is The Place Heritage Park. The non-profit This Is The Place Foundation manages Utah’s premier living history attraction, our historic 450-acre Utah state Park. Our mission is to preserve and promote the heritage and history of Utah. You’ll find it alive in storied accounts of the settlement of the West, told by our knowledgeable interpreters in a setting of original and replica historic homes. You’ll also see artisans and interpreters demonstrate 19th Century frontier life in a working environment. While you look on, the blacksmith explains his trade while he creates items used elsewhere in the Village and the furniture-maker turns ordinary wood into a masterpiece!

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A lively variety of domestic skills are demonstrated in Village homes. You can watch wool being carded and spun into yarn that will be colored with a kaleidoscope of dyes made from native plants, many grown right here at the Park. At another historic building, candles are being dipped layer-by-layer over a small open fire in the back yard and quilting demonstrations are sure to leave you warm at heart!

A visit to the Park is not a tour of historic artifacts behind velvet ropes and glass, but a true experience of life as it was in the early days of the West. The Native American Village offers a window to a world long since gone, where members of Utah’s indigenous tribes interpret the history of their native people. You can also enjoy the Park from the comfort of one of our three replica trains and see and hear the history of the settlement, or simply spend the day walking the quiet streets on your own.

This Is The Place Heritage Park Train Rides, Tours, Pioneer VillageElsewhere in the 450-acre Park is our Visitors’ Center, the welcome center of the Park. There you’ll find one of our newest attractions, the Heritage Park Preview exhibition, along with one of Utah’s finest gift and souvenir shops. The ZCMI Mercantile inside the Park is filled with old-fashioned gifts and candy and is sure to be one of your most memorable shopping experiences during your visit.

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The monument on the plaza with the 60-ft- high “This Is The Place Monument,” the statuary walk culminating at the National Pony Express Monument and plenty of native flora and fauna to enjoy and/or photograph offers you more to do than a single day allows! And no visit is complete without a trip to the Huntsman Hotel where you’ll find some of the best homemade food in the West! The hand-cut, fresh potato fries are a Park favorite! So come prepared to spend an hour or a few days with us at the West’s premier living history attraction, This Is The Place!

Admissions: Adults $5.00,  Children (3-11) $3.00, Seniors (55+) $3.00

Hours: 10am-5pm Monday – Saturday, 11am-4pm Sunday (Winter Season November-April)

This is the Place Heritage Park
2601 East Sunnyside Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1453 (801) 582-1847

Yearly Calendar of Special Events

Listing of Utah’s Yearly Special Events

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January

New Year’s Eve Holiday Events

Sundance Film Festival

Bluff Balloon Festival

Lagoon Entertainment Auditions

Utah Chili Open and Golf Classic

Utah Jazz NBA Basketball Games

Utah Grizzlies Ice Hockey Games

Sundance Film Festival

Timpanogos Midwinter Storytelling Festival

Winterfest

Homeshow  2nd Week of January

International Auto Show – 3rd Week of January

February

Valentine’s Day Holiday Events

South Jordan Daddy Daughter Dance

Thanksgiving Point’s Annual Valentine Dinner & Dance

Wood Carvers Annual Exhibit

Utah Jazz NBA Basketball Games

Utah Grizzlies Ice Hockey Games

Boatshow (2nd Week in January)

March

St. Patrick’s Day Holiday Events

Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous

Celtic Celebration

Festival of Colors

Great Salt Lake Woodcarvers Show

Real Soccer Games

Relief Society Celebration

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Tattoo Convention

The Salt Lake Tribune Spring Home & Garden Festival

Thanksgiving Point Wedding Expo

Wood Carvers Annual Exhibit

Utah Jazz NBA Basketball Games

Utah Grizzlies Ice Hockey Games

April

Easter Holiday Events

Easter Jeep Safari

Run For Kids

Salt Lake Bees Baseball

Tartan Ball

Tulip Festival

Utah Valley Home & Garden Expo

Utah Valley Women’s Expo

May

Mother’s Day Holiday Events

Memorial Day Holiday Events

Cinco de Mayo Holiday Events

Fly with the Flock 5K

Hill Air Force Base Air Show

Lunch Brunch Concert Series

Miss South Jordan Pageant

Mother’s Day Garden Fair

Pony Express Days

Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series

Utah Renaissance Festival and Fantasy Faire

UVU Auto Expo & Swap Meet

June

Father’s Day Holiday Events

Brewfest

Brigham Young Historic Park Concerts

Farmers’ Markets

Groovefest American Music Festival

Heber Valley Pow-Wow

Homestead Concert Series

Mountain Man Rendezvous

Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music Festival

Park Silly Sunday Market

Pony Express Days

Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series

Riverton Arts Festival

Scottish Festival & Highland Games

South Jordan Country Festival

Utah Arts Festival

Utah Shakespearean Festival

Utah State Instrument Championships

Wendover Air Show

Westfest

July

Independence Day  4th of July Holiday Events

Pioneer Day Holiday Events

Brigham Young Historic Park Concerts

The Canyons Resort Summer Concert Series

Days of 47 Pioneer Parade

Hidden Hollow Concert Series

Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series

Sugar House Art & Street Festival

Utah Shakespearean Festival

August

Acoustic All Stars Music Festival

Brigham Young Historic Park Concerts

Burning Man Festival

The Canyons Resort Summer Concert Series

Celtic Festival & Highland Games

Craft Lake City Festival

Davis County Fair

Hidden Hollow Concert Series

Park City Kimball Arts Festival

Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series

Salt Lake County Fair

Spring City Bluegrass Festival

Utah Shakespearean Festival

Western Legends Roundup

Women’s Red Rock Music Festival

September

Labor Day Holiday Events

Brigham City Peach Days

Burning Man Festival

Hidden Hollow Concert Series

Midway Swiss Days

Moab Music Festival

Hurricane Utah Peach Days

Pirate Festival & Renaissance Faire

Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series

Salt Lake Greek Festival

St. Joseph’s Irish Folk Festival

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival

Timpanogos Summer Storytelling Festival

Utah State Fair

Utah Shakespearean Festival

October

Halloween Holiday Events

Bluff Arts Festival

Little Haunt

Utah Shakespearean Festival

November

Thanksgiving Holiday Events

December

Candlelight Christmas

Christmas Holiday Events

Holidays

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OCTAPPELLA Christmas

Octappella, Acappella Singers, Utah, Group, Salt Lake CityAn acappella Christmas concert event for the whole family!

No instruments. Big sound. Come unwind from the holidays with OCTAPPELLA as the Octa-Guys bring their contemporary a cappella harmonies, amazing vocal percussion, cutting-edge arrangements, gut-busting hilarity to the stage.
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Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center’s Jeanne’ Wagner Theatre in Salt Lake City