Events for Fairs and Festivals

Salt Lake's Mardi Gras Gala

Salt Lake’s Mardi Gras Gala Wear a mask and come dressed to the nines for this Cajun-flavored brouhaha, complete with traditional Nawlins’ eats, beats, beads and contests. Adults only.

Tickets are required for this Free event: thecountylibrary.org/mardigras Library’s Viridian Event Center Saturday, March 2, 7–10 pm



2019 Chocolate & Cheese Festival

On March 30th and 31st from 10 am to 5 pm, the Natural History Museum of Utah will be hosting its annual Chocolate & Cheese Festival. The festival will feature Utah's best local producers and purveyors of chocolate and cheese for a two-day food market extravaganza. Regular Museum admission will be required to attend the food market, so stick around and explore the Museum's many fascinating exhibits while the chocolate and cheese digest! Museum admission is free for University of Utah students, faculty, and staff with a valid U-Card. A number of workshops involving chocolate and/or cheese will also be offered for additional fees.

A full list of vendors and workshops can be found on the festival's web page at: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/2019-chocolate-cheese-festival .



2019 Chocolate & Cheese Festival

On March 30th and 31st from 10 am to 5 pm, the Natural History Museum of Utah will be hosting its annual Chocolate & Cheese Festival. The festival will feature Utah's best local producers and purveyors of chocolate and cheese for a two-day food market extravaganza. Regular Museum admission will be required to attend the food market, so stick around and explore the Museum's many fascinating exhibits while the chocolate and cheese digest! Museum admission is free for University of Utah students, faculty, and staff with a valid U-Card. A number of workshops involving chocolate and/or cheese will also be offered for additional fees.

A full list of vendors and workshops can be found on the festival's web page at: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/2019-chocolate-cheese-festival .



2019 Chocolate & Cheese Festival

On March 30th and 31st from 10 am to 5 pm, the Natural History Museum of Utah will be hosting its annual Chocolate & Cheese Festival. The festival will feature Utah's best local producers and purveyors of chocolate and cheese for a two-day food market extravaganza. Regular Museum admission will be required to attend the food market, so stick around and explore the Museum's many fascinating exhibits while the chocolate and cheese digest! Museum admission is free for University of Utah students, faculty, and staff with a valid U-Card. A number of workshops involving chocolate and/or cheese will also be offered for additional fees.

A full list of vendors and workshops can be found on the festival's web page at: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/2019-chocolate-cheese-festival .



Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike and the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad at Promontory Summit in Utah. Step out onto the site where history was made and enjoy a celebratory and commemorative experience, including special reenactment performances, unique souvenirs, live music, and food. Spend the day at the Golden Spike National Historic Site or explore beyond the park, traveling to the nearby Chinese Arch, Spiral Jetty, and Rock Ship Graveyard. To learn more about the Spike 150 anniversary celebration and Golden Spike events planned across the state throughout 2019, visit www.spike150.org