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Campus Events, Arts and Culture    Free events and holidays   Sports, Outdoors and Dining

Important Dates

Learning Abroad Fall Fair: October 4th - 8th

Fall Break: October 10th - October 16th

Halloween: October 31st

 Campus Events

Bike the Jordan River Parkway

What: Go on an extended, relaxing and scenic bike ride along the Jordan River with Campus Recreation Services. Transportation to and from the trail will be provided.

When: Saturday, October 2nd

Where: Meet at the Student Life Center, Outdoor Adventures Lobby

Cost: $30

More information: Call 801-581-8516 or visit the Outdoor Adventures lobby at the Student Life Center to register.  https://www.trumba.com/calendars/university-of-utah?eventid=155534599

 

Intro to Rock Climbing at Big Cottonwood Canyon

What: Go on a rock climbing outing with Campus Recreation Services. Open to all levels; no experience is necessary. Transportation will be provided.

When: Sunday, October 3rd and Sunday, October 24th

Where: Meet at the Student Life Center, Outdoor Adventures Lobby

Cost: $40

More information: Call 801-581-8516 or visit the Outdoor Adventures lobby at the Student Life Center to register. https://campusrec.utah.edu/outdoor-adventures/trips/index.php

 

Chinese standup Comedy: ​Xiang Sheng 相声

What: Learn about the Chinese standup comedian Xiang Sheng, hosted by the Confucius Institute.

When: 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Friday, October 1st

Where: Https://utah.zoom.us/j/4055007511

More information: https://www.trumba.com/calendars/university-of-utah?eventid=155645829

Arts, Culture, Concerts

Snowbird Oktoberfest

What: Utah’s most popular German festival with food, music and drinks

When: Through mid-October, 2021; Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 pm

Where: Snowbird, 9385 Snowbird Center Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092

More Information: https://www.snowbird.com/oktoberfest/

 

Beyond Van Gogh: An Immersive Experience

What:  A rich and unique multimedia experience immersing you into the world of Van Gogh

When: Exhibit opens October 8th, 2021

Where: Atmosphere Studios, 326 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

More Information: https://vangoghsaltlake.com/

 

Walk the Moon Concert

What: Concert at The Complex

When: Friday, October 22nd, 2021 @ 7 pm

Where: The Complex, 536 West 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT

More Information: https://www.thecomplexslc.com/event-2012.htm

Sports/Outdoors 

What: Utah Football vs. Arizona State:

Where: Rice-Eccles Stadium 451 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

When: Saturday, October 16th, 2021

More information: https://utahtickets.com/muss/

 

What: Utah Jazz Basketball vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Where: Vivint Arena, 301 S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

When: Wednesday, October 20th, 2021, 7:00 PM

More information: https://www.nba.com/jazz/schedule

 

What: Utah Football vs. UCLA:

Where: Rice-Eccles Stadium 451 1400 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

When: Saturday, October 30th, 2021

More information: https://utahtickets.com/muss/

Dining

Missing home? Here are some great restaurants with cuisine from across the world!

Finca:

What: Spanish restaurant serving tapas and pinchos with a focus on local ingredients

Where: 1513 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

How much: $$

When: Monday – Saturday 5 pm – 9 pm; Sunday – 11 am – 3 pm, 5 pm – 9 pm

More information: https://www.fincaslc.com/

 

Siegfried’s Delicatessen:

What: Casual German market/deli with classics such as schnitzel and bratwurst

Where: 20 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

How much: $

When: Monday – Thursday 9am – 6pm, Friday – Saturday 9am – 9pm

More information: http://www.siegfriedsdelicatessen.com/

 

Red Iguana:

What: A classic SLC Mexican restaurant serving regional Mexican favorites

Where: 736 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84116

How much: $$

When: Sunday – Thursday 11am – 9 pm, Friday – Saturday 11 am – 10 pm

More information: https://www.rediguana.com/

 

Takashi:

What: Japanese restaurant serving sushi and other Japanese delicacies

Where: 18 W Market St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

How much: $$

When: Monday – Friday 11:30 am – 2 pm, 5:30 pm – 10 pm; Saturday 5:30 pm – 10 pm; Sunday – closed

More information: https://www.takashisushi.com/

 

 

Last Updated: 10/7/21