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


 Campus Events

Fall Free Yoga: Wednesdays and Fridays 12:05PM- 1:05PM, Eccles Health Sciences Library

Stretch and relax before class or an exam! Bring your own mat because there are only three available for check-out!

*There are lots of other events happening on campus, check out the New to the U mobile app for more!

Star Party: Every Wednesday 8-10pm, Physics Building (PHYS)                

Come view the night sky through the Dept. Physics and Astronomy's Observatory. We'll show you the planets, stars, galaxies, clusters and nebulae from an on campus location. The South Physics Observatory is open to all ages. The opening times change throughout the year depending on sunset so check our webpage for current opening times. Star parties usually last for two hours or more and are outside, so dress appropriately.

Fabulous Friday: Every Friday 3-5pm, Union- A. Ray Olpin (UNION) rm. 409

End your school week with the LGBT Center! During the Spring and Fall semesters, the LGBT Center holds Fabulous Fridays from 3:00-5:00 PM. Come eat free food, play board games, meet new people, and celebrate another week past.

Arts and Culture

Utah Ballet: October 4-20th

2018 Indian Art Market: October 13th, 10am-5pm, Natural History Museum of Utah

Shop for Native American art and jewelry at the Natural History Museum of Utah. 

Odyssey Dance Theatre’s THRILLER: October 24-30 (various dates and times), Kingsbury Hall

“Truly a thrill for the audience, which was at times breathless with laughter, at times fearful and amazed, but always totally entertained.” – Salt Lake Tribune

Julius Caesar: October 26-November 4th, Studio 115

Julius Caesar brings the epic glory of the Roman Republic to the stage, with a treacherous assassination that causes Rome to erupt into a warzone. As a doomed rebellion led by the noble Marcus Brutus and the cunning Caius Cassius unfolds, blood spills and loyalties waver. Free to UofU Students with Ucard!

Utah Philharmonia - The Haunted Orchestra: October 25th and 26th, 7:30pm, Libby Gardner Concert Hall

Events Nearby

Oktoberfest at Snowbird:

Every Saturday- Sunday from August 18th-October 21st, 12:00pm- 6:30pm at the Snowbird ski resort. You can find more details at the website below.

 2018 Monster Block Party: October 27th , 11am-3pm at the Gallivan Center

The Monster Block Party is a FREE, daytime Halloween festival for Salt Lake City’s goblins and ghouls of all ages. There will be trick-or-treating booths, a costume contest with prizes (Kid, Teen and Adult divisions), free arts and crafts projects, a pumpkin drop, live performances and more!

WitchFest 2018: Witch Displays and Scavenger Hunt. Open throughout October!

Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus: 632 E 1500 S American Fork

Voted the 7th scariest Haunted House in the world in 2013 and #1 in Utah. This year it’s bigger and scarier, and home to IT the clown. MODERATE

Fear Factory: Open throughout October

Located in an abandoned cement factory, ghosts of workers haunt you while you go through the building. EXTREME

To check out more upcoming Halloween Events in the area, visit this website:

And if you’re interested in reading about the history behind this creepy holiday, read here:

Important Dates

  • December 6th: Classes END
  • December 10th - 14th: Final exam period

Holidays (No School)

  • October 7th - 14th: Fall Vacation
  • November 22nd - 25th: Thanksgiving Vacation
  • December 15th - January 6th: Winter Vacation


Football season is almost here! The first game is August 30th at 6pm against Weber State University. Reserve tickets HERE.

Woman’s Volleyball and Soccer are starting as well, check out their webpage HERE

Find the full athletic calendarHERE.

Check out Outdoor Adventures at the Student Life Center!


Breakfast: Blue Plate Diner:

Brunch: Campos Coffee:

Lunch: Pretty Bird:

Dinner: Pig & a Jelly Jar:

            $5 Chicken and Waffles on Thursdays from 3pm-9pm


Last Updated: 10/1/18