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, 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
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.
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.