Events & Holidays

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.
22 days 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.
2 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.
2 months ago
(FILE) A Lyft driver waiting for their passenger. (KSL TV)...
Emma Benson

Officials remind you to celebrate responsibly this New Year’s Eve

The countdown to 2024 is on, and law enforcement is reminding Utahns to celebrate responsibly this weekend.
2 months ago
Courtesy: Best Friends Animal Shelter...
Michael Houck

Adoptable dogs pick gifts from ‘Santa Sleigh’ at Best Friends Animal Society’s Sanctuary

Some very good boys and girls were visited by Santa's elves to encourage the adoption of shelter animals for the holidays.
2 months ago
Travelers mill about the main terminal after passing through the security checkpoint at Salt Lake C...
Carter Williams, KSL.com

Busy 2023 travel year projected to end on near-record bang this Christmas, New Year’s

Travel within Utah and the U.S. rebounded to as close as ever to pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels this year, and that's also how the year is forecast to end with the Christmas and New Year's rush.
2 months ago
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Karah Brackin

Holiday travel begins at Salt Lake City Int. Airport

On one of the busiest travel days of the year, 30,000 people are expected in and out of the Salt Lake City International Airport on Friday. 
2 months ago
Gourmandise's selection of desserts featured on their Thanksgiving holiday menu, available for take...
DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press

Holiday gatherings can mean family fights; there are ways to try to sidestep the drama

The holidays, a time where families and friends can get together to talk, to laugh — or get into screaming arguments. There are plenty of reasons togetherness can turn into tension — maybe that cousin you mostly love has that one opinion on politics or world events you just can't stand, or that one nosy grandparent won't stop asking about your life choices.
2 months ago
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Brianna Chavez

Nonprofit in need of clothing, especially for teen boys, to give before Christmas

Local non-profit Christmas Box International, hoping to help 2,800 at-risk kids this Christmas, is in need of donations in order to meet that goal.
2 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

Lots of extra people, no major delays impacting holiday travel at Salt Lake City Int’l Airport

It's the most wonderful time of the year — and the busiest — at the Salt Lake City International Airport.
2 months ago
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Karah Brackin

Experts weigh in on navigating the holidays with young children and older relatives

Steps to take to be mindful of our young or mentally vulnerable loved ones this holiday season.
2 months ago
Nun Maria de Jesus Frayle, 24, holds a tray with fried Christmas figures at the Mothers Perpetual A...
Giovanna Dell'orto and Maria Teresa Hernandez, Associated Press

Convent-made delicacies, a Christmas favorite, help monks and nuns win fans and pay the bills

As Christmas approaches, Catholic nuns and monks are busy preparing the traditional delicacies they sell to a loyal fan base even in rapidly secularizing countries.
3 months ago
Hill Air Force Base airmen arriving at Ogden's foster care to get ready for their deliveries....
Mike Anderson and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Hill Air Force Base airmen bring Christmas to foster kids

Dozens of Hill Air Force Base airmen come together every year to make sure that at least some of Utah's foster children are not forgotten by Santa.
3 months ago
A massive Christmas lights display quietly going up on Salt Lake City's east side has been leaving ...
Andrew Adams

‘Unite and Light’ Christmas lights display drawing the attention of many people for a good cause

A massive Christmas lights display quietly going up on Salt Lake City's east side has been leaving everyone curious for blocks away.
3 months ago
WII veteran Ed Carroll at Pearl Harbor. (Courtesy: Ed Carroll)...
Erin Cox and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Utah veteran honored for service at Pearl Harbor 82 years ago

A Utah WII veteran shares his experience of Pearl Harbor as he returned to the island to be honored for his duty to his country.
3 months ago
A student shops with his mentor at Wal-Mart with a $150 sum gifted to him by Christmas for Kids. (K...
Garna Mejia and Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

Local foundation gives students in need a Christmas shopping spree

A foundation in South Jordan is offering hundreds of students in need a shopping spree at Wal-Mart for Christmas.
3 months ago
Screens at Times Square showed a nativity scene, sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...
KSL.com

Church of Jesus Christ invites people to Light the World with display at NYC’s Times Square

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took over the iconic New York City Times Square on Monday, to show scenes of Jesus Christ's birth and the traditional nativity.
3 months ago
The Jordan School District is kicking off this year’s charity fundraisers this week. Each school...
Karah Brackin

Jordan School District kicks off annual charity fundraisers this week

The Jordan School District is kicking off this year’s charity fundraisers this week. Each school picks out its own charity and students put in work to fundraise.
3 months ago
A Salt Lake City woman spends year-round getting ready for Christmas by collecting hundreds of toys...
Mike Anderson

Salt Lake City woman prepares year-round for Christmas to help less fortunate

A Salt Lake City woman spends year-round getting ready for Christmas by collecting hundreds of toys for less-fortunate children.
3 months ago
At Salt Lake City International Airport, holiday travel is in full swing, with peak travel on Tuesd...
Shara Park

Whether by air or roads, travel this Thanksgiving will be busy

At Salt Lake City International Airport, holiday travel is in full swing, with peak travel on Tuesday and Wednesday.
3 months ago
Thirteen band directors from Utah will participate in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursda...
Mike Anderson

Utah band directors excited to march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Thirteen band directors from Utah will participate in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday as part of the Band Directors Marching Band. Michael and Hayley Winslow, band directors in the Washington School District, are among the 13.
3 months ago
Gourmandise's selection of desserts featured on their Thanksgiving holiday menu, available for take...
Mary Culbertson

Five of the most unique Thanksgiving specials in Salt Lake

The most unique Thanksgiving food in Salt Lake listed, linked, and featured for browsing and ordering pleasure.
3 months ago
In this image made with a long exposure, motor vehicles move along Interstate 76 ahead of the Thank...
Holly Ramer, Associated Press

Driving or flying before feasting? Here are some tips for Thanksgiving travelers

More than 55 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home for Thanksgiving this year, and there's no Butterball hotline to help them with any bumps along the way. Most travelers will be driving to their destinations.
3 months ago
The Bountiful Community Pantry has become a lifeline for many families in the area, serving more th...
Brianna Chavez

Bountiful food pantry in need of turkeys, other items before the Thanksgiving holiday

The Bountiful Community Pantry has become a lifeline for many families in the area, serving more than double the number of families this year compared to last.
4 months ago

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