Tag Archives: Gardens

Tracy Aviary

A Utah Top Pick destination, Tracy Aviary is one of the largest and oldest of only two free-standing aviaries in the nation and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  It has grown and evolved over its more than 80-year history to become a cultural landmark, public garden, and leader in environmental education and conservation.

Tracy Aviary
589 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 596-8500

May Events
Moms can visit Tracy Aviary for free on Mother’s Day Weekend

Red Butte Garden

University of Utah

Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City, Utah. With over 100 acres including displays and natural gardens, walking paths and natural areas with hiking trails, Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interprets regional horticulture.

Red Butte Garden
University of Utah
300 Wakara Way Salt Lake City, Utah, 84108
(801) 585-0556

Lindsey Gardens Park

This park has the steepest hills in town for Sledding and Snow Tubing, not to mention a good view of the city but its south-facing slopes can melt away quickly if the sun follows a snowstorm.


Google Street View

Salt Lake City Parks

Lindsey Gardens Park
426 M St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(801) 972-7800

Snow Sledding & Tubing Map with Locations

9th West Farmers Market

Peoples Market

  • Local Produce
  • Artisans
  • Chefs
  • Food Vendors
  • Kids Art Activities
  • Live Music Local Muscians

People’s Market‘s mission is to promote urban agriculture, community pride, diversity and entrepreneurship on the west side of Salt Lake City.

There are educational and community opportunities through kids art activities, cooking demonstrations and information on health and nutrition resources. Market vendors accept cash, debit, credit and EBT (Horizon Cards).

People’s Market Produce Program encourages gardeners to bring their harvest to market for just $5. We set up the tables, you share in the bounty!

Sunday 10-3 pm  June-October

Peoples Market
International Peace Gardens, Jordan Park
1000 South 900 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104 
(801) 448-6758

Thanksgiving Point

Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, Utah, Utah County

Ashton Gardens,  Farm Country, the Museum of Ancient Life, Museum of Natural Curiosity, the Butterfly Biosphere and the Emporium and restaurants offer stimulating and engaging experiences in a safe, family-friendly setting.

THANKSGIVING POINT
3003 Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT 84043  (801) 768-2300

October Utah Blooms

Photos of October Blooms in Utah. Sunflowers at Gardner Village featured above are looking great October 4th

October 15th Blooms, Federal Heights, Salt Lake City, Utah
Pumpkins & Mums, October 4th
Ornamental Grasses, Dimple Dell Park, Sandy, Utah, October 23
Ornamental Grasses, Amphitheater Park, Sandy, Utah, October 21

Garden After Dark Harvest Halloween

Halloween Garden

Red Butte Garden celebrates Halloween with the annual Garden After Dark, an outdoor, kid-friendly night of activities, crafts, storytellers and more.

The event takes place in the evenings in the Garden – with lit pathways, craft stations, fire barrels, pumpkin painting, face painting…kids wear costumes. The theme each year is nature and culture based.

3rd & 4th Week of October
RED BUTTE GARDEN
300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 585-0556