6 Things To Do Around Salt Lake When It’s Freezing Cold Outside

This is the year to try something different.

It’s getting cold, and that usually means looking for ways to avoid going outside at all costs. But if you need some ideas about actually enjoying the fall and winter seasons, check out these fun activities. Be sure to share this list with your friends and family!
Things To Do In Salt Lake City Utah Winter


1. Check out Jazz SLC

Look, I know you’re into alt-rock since you’re on right now, but since you also enjoy quality music, you should check out the 2015-16 season of Jazz SLC at the Capitol Theatre.

2. Buy local at the Winter Market at Rio Grande

Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot opens for the season next Saturday, November 7! Shop for farm-fresh goods from locals…

Posted by Downtown SLC Farmers Market on Sunday, November 1, 2015

The Downtown Farmers Market “Winter Market” runs Nov. 7 through April 23, 2016 (every other Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), and features food trucks, local produce, music and more.

3. Try a spicy hot chocolate from Caputo’s

You can find all sorts of unique and wonderful items at Tony Caputo’s Deli in Salt Lake City.


4. Go cross country skiing at Soldier Hollow

Get away from the noise for a bit, and head up to the Nordic trails at Solider Hollow.

5. Try Cosmic Curling at the Utah Olympic Oval

Utah Olympic Oval

Utah Olympic Oval

Cosmic Curling is a lot like Cosmic Bowling, and a ton of fun to play! Keep in mind it’s best to know how to play curling, so check out their Learn to Curl classes.

6. Check out the EVE SLC celebration downtown on New Year’s Eve

EVE SLC this year is going to be an awesome time, with food, drinks and hopefully that a giant disco ball!

Looking for more fun things to do in Utah? Check out “The Book Of Utah“!

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