Here are some of the special events planned in the Salt Lake area for the two weeks surrounding Memorial Day, May 25, 2015. Remember to fly the flag this Memorial Day, and take some time to remember the sacrifices of our soldiers and their families.
As a thank you from Hogle Zoo, all military personnel, veterans and their immediate family (spouse and children 18 and under) will receive free admission to the zoo, with a military or veteran ID on May 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
2600 East Sunnyside Ave.
Regular admission $10.95-$14.95
The annual Armed Forces Day Concert in the Gallivan Center will feature the 23rd Army Band and Rock Band with special guest star Mark Owens and Southbound.
Saturday, May 16, 2015, 4:30-9:30 p.m., fireworks at 8:45
239 S. Main St.
The Bees will show their support of the U.S. Armed Forces by hosting Military Appreciation Night when the Bees take on the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Smith's Ballpark. The Bees are offering all military personnel and veterans a free ticket and family member's half-priced tickets. Fans are invited to stay for a military-themed fireworks show after the game.
Saturday, May 23rd vs. the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at 6:35 pm
The Bees have a home stand for a whole week May 21-28, vs. Colorado Springs and Oklahoma City.
77 West 1300 South
Regular ticket prices $10-$27
Monday, May 25, 2015
Annual Chuck Wagon Breakfast, 7-11 a.m., 13000 S. 5900 W.
Memorial Tribute Ceremony, 9 a.m., 12520 So. Pioneer Street (6000 W.)
West Jordan Memorial Day Tribute
Monday, May 25, 2015, 6 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Park, Military Services Monument
1985 W. 7800 S., West Jordan
Monday May 25, 2015, gates open at 4 p.m., racing begins at 6:15 p.m.
6555 W. 2100 S. in West Valley City
Active military personnel and veterans get in free; accompanying family members get in for half price.
Regular priced tickets $10-$20
Heber Valley Railroad will celebrate Wild West Days Memorial Day Weekend. Tickets include a 45 minute round trip train ride. On board you'll experience train robbers, run western sing-a-longs, and a special cowboy treat! At the depot there are loads of old-west fun, including staged gun fights, mustache painting, live entertainment, and Dr. Russell's Medicine Show. (pony rides, concessions additional cost).
May 22, 23, 25, 2015, beginning at 10 a.m. with departures until 7:30 p.m. Check website for specific times/days.
Tickets $15 for all ages
Put on your walking shoes and explore Park City’s Historic Main Street! Park City Museum personnel will lead a special Memorial Day Walking tour. Discover the architecture and stories of Park City’s unique history—from the days as a booming mine town to an emerging ski town.
This special Memorial Day tour is $5 per person and lasts an hour and 15 minutes. Please arrive 10 minutes early, wear comfortable shoes, bring water and wear sun protection. This tour is most appropriate for ages 13 and up.
Monday, May 25, 2015, 2 p.m.
For more information on this event please call 435-649-7457 x 5102.