Contact: Danica Farley
Downtown is open for the holidays—free parking, no construction, festive events
Salt Lake City - Celebrate your new downtown this holiday season with no street construction, 5,000 new parking spaces (over 40,000 total), and a new ice rink at Gallivan Plaza. Park for free for up to two hours at meters—thanks to Salt Lake City—and enjoy holiday shopping, dining and entertainment. Downtown’s free fare zone on TRAX makes it easy to navigate around the city.
Downtown offers seasonal festivities including the lights on Temple Square and throughout the city center, ice skating at Salt Lake City’s only outdoor rink, Ballet West’s The Nutcracker, musical performances by Utah Symphony, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Kurt Bestor and more.
What: The Downtown Alliance and Salt Lake City gift free parking during the holidays and welcome visitors to a new downtown to enjoy the festivities of the season. We will also preview holiday events and activities throughout the city center.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m.
Where: 100 South 61 West (in front of Utah Artist Hands)
Who: Kurt Bestor (Emmy award-winning composer), Karen Hale (communications director, Mayor Ralph Becker), Pam O’Mara (owner, Utah Artists Hands), Heather Nash (director of marketing, The Gateway), representatives from Ballet West and local businesses, Jason Mathis, (executive director, Downtown Alliance)
The Downtown Alliance is dedicated to building a dynamic and diverse community that is the regional center for culture, commerce and entertainment. For more information, visit downtownslc.org.
Danica Farley | Public Relations and Communications | Downtown Alliance | 801.333.1105