Welcome to SLC: Downtown Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation as stated by Forbes. From performing arts spectacles to historical sights, Downtown Salt Lake City has it all. Here are the top things to do in Downtown Salt Lake City.
Eccles Theater is the newest spectacle in the Salt Lake City downtown area. The theatre is home to many traveling Broadway musicals such as Waitress and Hamilton. The design of the theater is truly beautiful with it being 3 stories tall and a ceiling full of stars.
Vivint Smart Home Arena
Vivint Smart Home Arena is the home of Utah’s very own professional basketball team, the Utah Jazz. It also hosts a lot of major concerts and events that pass through Salt Lake City. The arena recently underwent renovations to install new seats, screen, and restaurants. This new renovation provides a first class experience for all visitors to the arena.
Salt Lake City is rich with the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Temple Square is home to the Salt Lake Temple and the Tabernacle Choir. The square is a National Historic Landmark because of its ties to the history of the church. Additionally, the square is one of the most frequented places in Salt Lake City during the spring and the winter. During spring, onlookers are treated with the blooming of many different types of flowers whereas during the holiday season over 100,000 lights shine from every tree and shrub.
The Main Library is located in Downtown Salt Lake City. Six stories tall, the library’s curving walkable wall is filled with books as well as local eateries. The library is the go-to spot during Salt Lake’s annual art festival. Locals can visit the library’s 500 seat auditorium for local plays and other events that occur during that week.
City Creek Shopping Center
City Creek Shopping Center is located in the heart of Downtown Salt Lake City. The shopping center opened in 2012 and offers customers a world-class shopping and dining experience with the many upscale stores and restaurants that occupy the space. One element of the mall to keep an eye on is the creek filled with Koi fish that flows throughout the entirety of the mall.
Visiting these places in Downtown Salt Lake City will help give you a feel for the city and the state of Utah in general.