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The John W. Gallivan Utah Center

Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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There is Always Something Happening Here

We visited during June and wanted to know more about the Center. When we looked it up, there was... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Kelly T
Winter is for Evening Ice Skating and Thursday Food Trucks

The Gallivan Center is basically a big outdoor plaza for events, in the middle of downtown Salt... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Also known as "Salt Lake’s outdoor living room," this city park hosts a variety of festivals, concerts and gatherings throughout the year.
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36 E 200 S, The entire block between Main and State sts., and 200 and 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1906
+1 801-532-0459
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We visited during June and wanted to know more about the Center. When we looked it up, there was SOMETHING happening almost every day. Sometimes there was more than one thing. There are exercise classes, including Yoga, that are available during the day. At night,...More

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed January 16, 2018

The Gallivan Center is basically a big outdoor plaza for events, in the middle of downtown Salt Lake City. There isn't always something happening, so sometimes it's a huge empty plaza -- though it's always a pleasant place to sit and relax. During the winter...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Went ice skating at the rink here with 2 kids. $9 for adults and $8 for kids included skate rentals. Lockers available, but most people left their shoes under the outdoor benches. Restroom and concessions stand available as well. This outdoor rink was average sized...More

Thank CentralCATraveler
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Decided to take our kids for Christmas. We went the Friday night before Christmas and it was amazing. It was a little packed but that is expected for a Friday night and 2 nights before Christmas Eve. They really enjoyed the ice skating and it...More

Thank Ashley R
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I passed through Gallivan Center while exploring downtown SLC. I wish I had done more research to learn about this place prior to arriving. During winter there is an ice skating rink here that offers affordable skate rental, seating and heaters. Also...More

Thank KBJ278
Reviewed October 5, 2017

After I had eaten some lunch, I wondered down the street to this place...and walked right into a live rock show and BBQ food trucks. }: The food smelled so good - yikes! Its a nice place to hear music and there are no bad...More

1  Thank Almaz A
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Wow, we've were pleasantly surprised at the wonderful Free music venue. Symphony's , Jazz, Big Band. There were people dancing ...a great time for all. They provide the chairs/seating usually 7 or 8 pm till 9 or 10 pm And about 1/2 mile walk from...More

1  Thank MarciaRI
Reviewed April 27, 2017

While visiting from out of state, I was invited to attend The Joe McQueen Quartet Concert at the Gallivan Center. The facility was perfect--the acoustics were good and with glass lining both long sides of the room the views of the city and mountains were...More

1  Thank ektidd
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I used to work in the American Stores building that's right next door. I loved walking out in this courtyard in the summer. It's nice to go out there to have lunch and take a break. They also have concerts out here in the summer...More

1  Thank Heather R
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The Gallivan Center is unique. It is what you make of it. There is interesting architecture, lots of outdoor space, a surprise around every corner. There are bricks with people's names in them and a kiosk where you can get information. I've been there during...More

1  Thank SuBoddie
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