Hey there! Summer in Salt Lake City is special. Sure, we’re less than 30 minutes away from some of the best hiking trails, and that’s great! But what if you’re not headed to the canyon? SLC is buzzing with incredible events, so get ready to fill your calendar with unforgettable experiences that'll make this season truly epic!

Pro Bono Initiative Legal Clinic

Salt Lake City Public Library Marmalade Branch

June 15 from 10 AM – 12 PM

Need legal advice? Law students and volunteer attorneys at SJ Quinney College of Law's Pro Bono Initiative offer free 30-min consultations! Get counsel on immigration, housing, employment, LGBTQIA+ rights, family law, expungement, and debt counseling. No ongoing representation in court. First-come, first-serve basis.

Outdoor Summer Film Series

Utah Film Center at Liberty Park

June 16 at 8 PM

Grab your blanket and join us for Utah Film Center's FREE Outdoor Summer Film Series at Liberty Park! Experience award-winning indie films under the stars. Journey through captivating stories, explore diverse genres, and embrace the magic of cinema. Don't miss Little Richard: I Am Everything on June 16 at 8 pm. Doors open at 8 pm, movies start at dusk.

SLUG Mag’s Brewstillery

SLUG Magazine at Artspace City Center

June 17 from 2-7 PM

Join SLUG Mag's (a fellow Artspace City Center tenant) Brewstillery, Utah's celebration of local breweries and distilleries! Taste local beer and spirits, enjoy local food trucks, artisans, and music. Tickets are $30 pre-sale, but Artspace tenants get FREE non-drinking tickets. All ages event with kids 12 and under free. Cheers to local brews!

Cyanotype Printing

Salt Lake City Public Library Marmalade Branch

June 17 from 1-3PM

Make your own unique cyanotype art print by harnessing the power of the sun. Choose from a selection of objects or bring your own. Registration is needed, sunscreen is recommended.

Dragon Boat Festival 2023

Salt Lake City Public Library and Chinese Association for Sciences and Technology in Utah at Salt Lake City Public Library Main Branch

June 17 from 1-5 PM

Join us at the Main Library for a vibrant celebration of the Dragon Boat Festival! Experience Chinese cultural performances, crafts, and activities. Originating in China to honor poet Qu Yuan, this festival brings good luck and good health.

Juneteenth 2023: Wave of Freedom

University of Utah – Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at John R. Park Building

June 20 at 9 AM

Juneteenth National Independence Day commemorates freedom for enslaved people on June 19, 1865. It's a reminder of delayed liberation and a chance to reflect on justice for all. Join the Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony at John R. Park Building at 9:00 AM and the Juneteenth Summit at Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building at 11:00 AM on June 20.

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night

Geeks Who Drink at Dave & Buster’s Salt Lake City

June 20 from 7:30-9:30 PM

June 27 from 7: 30-9:30 PM

Join the nation's best pub quiz at Dave & Buster's! No registration needed, just show up and play. Geeks Who Drink brings you an authentic trivia experience with rounds on a wide range of topics. Form a team of up to six players or come solo and join a team. Let's have fun and test our knowledge!

Utah Arts Festival

Utah Arts Festival at Library Square

June 23-25

Get your groove on at the 2023 Utah Arts Festival. Don’t miss an array of performing artists from around the country that you can’t see anywhere else in one place.

June Pride Market Finale

Under the Umbrella Bookstore

June 24 from 12-5 PM

Shop exclusive gay Pride merch all sold by local LGBTQIA2S+ artists and makers. Check out some of our local queer and BIPOC artists at our third and final Pride celebration pop-up. Our vendors include ceramicists, designers, and other unique artists. Enjoy the party in our indoor and outdoor space, shop, and make new queer friends!

SLUG Picnic

SLUG Mag at Artspace City Center

June 24, July 22, August 26, September 25 from 4:30-9PM

The annual local summer music concert series is back on our front porch this year! Set aside the dates in your calendar and keep an eye out on SLUG’s website for more details!

Salt Lake Criterium Festival 2023

Salt Lake Criterium at INDUSTRY SLC

July 15 from 12-9 PM

Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping 1 Mile circuit race! There’ll be bike racing along with a lively beer garden and expo area. Join the 4th annual event in 2023 at INDUSTRY SLC and Sugarhouse Park. Don't miss out on this vibrant celebration of cycling!

Yoga in the Park

Salt Lake City Events at Pioneer Park

Join us for Yoga in the Park, a summer event by Salt Lake City Public Lands! Free hour-long classes taught by certified instructors from Full Circle Yoga & Therapy. All levels and abilities welcome. Sundays in June & July 8-9am at Pioneer Park. Bring your yoga mat, water bottle, and friends. Let's connect, stretch, and enjoy our public spaces together. See you there!

DIY Fest

Craft Lake City at Utah State Fairpark

August 11-13

The Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival is Utah’s largest local-centric art, music, science and technology festival. We are celebrating our 15th Anniversary with our biggest fest yet with over 350 local artisans, vintage vendors, foodies, youth entrepreneurs, performers, & STEM exhibitors over three days the second weekend of August at the Utah State Fairpark! Friday night will feature national headlining acts Warpaint, Courtney Marie Andrews, and Gable Price & Friends!

Candlit Yoga

Salt Lake City Public Library Marmalade Branch

Connect mind and body with cozy candlelit yoga! Join instructor Sarah Kelley for a beginner-friendly class. Mats provided, just wear comfy clothes! Held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:30-7:30pm, at the Marmalade Branch. Let the candlelight guide your practice.

Salt Lake City Gallery Stroll

Various galleries throughout Salt Lake City

Embrace the vibrant visual art scene at Salt Lake Gallery Stroll! Join us on the 3rd Friday of each month (except December) for after-hours gallery exploration, artist meet-ups, and a thriving arts market. This FREE event connects the community with local artists. Don't miss special discounts from sponsors. Let's celebrate creativity together!

Excellence in the Community Concerts

The Gallivan Center

Don't miss the weekly showcase of Utah's top musicians at the Free Concert Series every Wednesday! Presented by Excellence in the Community, experience the talent of local artists on stage. Join us as communities unite to celebrate and appreciate these deserving musicians. Admission is free and open to all. Let's enjoy the magic of live music together!

Get ready to make your summer one for the books!

Embrace the vibrant arts and culture scene, connect with the community, and indulge in the magic of live music. With so much happening, this summer is bound to be unforgettable. So, mark your calendars, gather your friends, and get ready for a summer filled with fun, entertainment, and lasting memories. Let the adventures begin!