Events & Holidays

Balloons at a Juneteenth celebration at Weber State University. (KSL TV)...
Shelby Lofton

‘I think people get scared because it’s talking about slavery’: Weber State students, staff pause to celebrate and honor Juneteenth

Weber State University students and staff gathered on campus to reflect and celebrate Juneteenth.
3 days ago
An aircraft taking off at Skypark Aviation Festival on Jun 1, 2024. (KSL TV)...
Mary Culbertson

Skypark airport wraps its 11th annual aviation festival in style

The Skypark Airport offered its community a chance to see flights up close and even apply for flight school at the 11th annual Skypark Aviation Festival.
21 days ago
The Downtown Farmer's Market opened Saturday morning, an is back for the summer. (Alex Cabrero, KSL...
Carlysle Price

Downtown Farmer’s Market is back with new events this summer

The Downtown Farmer's Market began it's summer season Saturday morning, as it celebrated its 33rd year of supporting local vendors, farmers, and musicians.
22 days ago
Participants walk during the 2023 Utah Pride Parade in downtown Salt Lake City on June 4, 2023....
Carlysle Price

SLCPD on road closures and safety during this weekend’s Pride events

The Utah Pride Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday near Washington Square in downtown. The Salt Lake City Police Department said several roads will be closed for various Pride events.
23 days ago
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 24: A display of "Hello Kitty" items are seen at a press preview of the "...
Carlysle Price

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to Salt Lake

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is coming to Salt Lake, and will be parked at Fashion Place Mall on May 25.
1 month ago
Ysabelle Cuevas a is a nurse at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital and also a also celebra...
Angie Denison and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Pop Star Nurse: Ysabelle Cueva pursues both of her passions

By day, Ysabelle Cuevas is a registered nurse at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital. But her other passion is inspiring others with her music.
1 month ago
Khloee’s life took an unexpected turn when she was diagnosed with scoliosis, a condition where th...
Angie Denison

Khloee’s journey: Overcoming scoliosis with courage and cheer

Khloee’s life took an unexpected turn when she was diagnosed with scoliosis, a condition where the spine curves abnormally.
1 month ago
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Angie Denison

Whit Bowman: A story of resilience and hope

Facing life-threatening complications before he was born Whit defied the odds and continues to inspire those around him.
1 month ago
Live Your Dash 5K and fun run in memory of Dee Smith, who served as Weber County Attorney, and sudd...
Mike Anderson

‘Live Your Dash 5K and fun run’ in memory of Dee Smith

A 5K is being held at Friendship Park in South Ogden in memory of Dee Smith, a Weber County Attorney who was beloved by the community.
1 month ago
The Hill family (Courtesy Angie Erickson)...
Angie Denison, KSL TV

Scarlet’s journey: Unraveling the ribbons of genetic secrets

When Scarlet and her family participated in the 2022 Give-A-Thon, she was an active kindergartner with an undiagnosed genetic disorder that causes developmental delays and seizures.
1 month ago
Sundance Film Festival opens up the chance for audience members to vote on their favorite film (Cou...
Carlysle Price

Sundance Film Festival announces film voting open for Local Lens program

Sundance Film Festival has announced it's Local Lens program will be returning this summer. This year, for the first time ever, audience members get to vote for which movies they want to see.
1 month ago
MADISON, WISCONSIN - MAY 05: Signs to commemorate Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls a...
Tim Vandenack, KSL.com

Utah group hosting healing and prayer event for missing, murdered Indigenous people

Recognizing the disproportionately high rates of violence that Indigenous people face, Shelby Chapoose hopes, can lead to change. Indigenous Health and Wellness Connections advocacy group is hosting a Healing and Prayer Event on Sunday as part of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day.
2 months ago
DENVER, CO - MAY 04:  Children participate in a Cinco de Mayo parade celebrating Mexican culture on...
Associated Press

It’s Cinco de Mayo time, and festivities are planned across the US. But in Mexico, not so much

The United States is gearing up for Cinco de Mayo. Music, all-day happy hours and deals on tacos are planned at venues across the country on Sunday — May 5 — in a celebration with widely misunderstood origins that is barely recognized south of the border.
2 months ago
One-year-old Onyx Oderra  was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia last month, an aggressive...
Emma Benson

Family holds blood drive for one-year-old boy fighting cancer

One-year-old Onyx Onederra was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia last month, an aggressive type of blood cancer.
2 months ago
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: A young fan displays her ticket for Taylor Swift's first Sydney co...
Anita Snow, Associated Press

Record Store Day celebrates indie retail music sellers as they ride vinyl’s popularity wave

Special LP releases, live performances and at least one giant block party are scheduled around the U.S. Saturday as hundreds of shops celebrate Record Store Day during a surge of interest in vinyl during a surge of interest in vinyl and the day after the release of Taylor Swift's latest album.
2 months ago
photo of a snowy peak at Snowbasin...
Nick Perry, Associated Press

Soar, slide, splash? It’s skiers’ choice as spring’s wacky pond skimming tradition returns

It's the wacky spring tradition of pond skimming, and it's happening this month at ski resorts across the country. It's often held to celebrate the last day of the skiing season before the chairlifts close until the following winter.
2 months ago
IN SPACE - In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Earth as ...
Associated Press

Earth Day: How a senator’s idea more than 50 years ago got people fighting for their planet

Millions of people around the world will pause on Monday, at least for a moment, to mark Earth Day. It's an annual event founded by people who hoped to stir activism to clean up and preserve a planet that is now home to some 8 billion humans and assorted trillions of other organisms.
2 months ago
A chocolate Easter bunny is displayed at Amazing Chocolates on March 28, 2013 in Hollywood, Florida...
Associated Press

What stores are open on Easter Sunday 2024? See Walmart, Target, Costco hours

If the Easter bunny is still looking for basket stuffers, they better hop to it. Many stores will be closed in observance of the holiday.
3 months ago
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Shara Park

Salt Lake City Mission delivering Easter meals to needy families

On this Good Friday, many religious organizations are turning to service to help Utah families prepare for Easter.
3 months ago
FILE - President Joe Biden, accompanied by first lady Jill Biden blows his whistle for the start of...
Darlene Superville, Associated Press

The White House expects about 40,000 participants at its ‘egg-ucation’-themed Easter egg roll

The White House says it's getting ready to welcome 40,000 people to its annual Easter Egg Roll.
3 months ago
Drones wishing a Happy St. Patrick's day in Ireland...
Associated Press

With green and glee, major US parades mark St. Patrick’s Day — a little early

Americans celebrated Irish heritage at several major St. Patrick's Day parades Saturday, marking the holiday a day early.
3 months ago
Skier being towed behind a horse...
Brianna Chavez

Visit Salt Lake brings Skijoring to downtown Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake Winter Roundup is coming to Salt Lake, with Skijoring as the main event.
4 months ago
The Utah Food Bank with volunteers on MLK Day....
Katija Stjepovic

The Utah Food Bank celebrates 20 years of donating to seniors on MLK Day

Dozens of Salt Lake City employees and Youth City Government members spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day giving back at the Utah Food Bank.
5 months ago
Shoppers outside a Costco store in New York, in May 2023. (Bing Guan, Bloomberg/Getty Images)...
Ramishah Maruf, CNN

What’s open and closed on MLK Day 2024

A list of what will be open and what will be closed on Jan. 15, 2024, MLK Day.
5 months ago

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