12 Things to Do in South Jordan, Utah

South Jordan in the southwest portion of the Salt Lake Valley is one of the region's fastest growing areas. No longer rural and remote, South Jordan is home to some of the Salt Lake Valley's most innovative residential and retail developments, such as Daybreak and The District. South Jordan is home to more than 50,000 residents, with plenty of access to parks, trails and open space.

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    ••• Becka Groendyke

    South Jordan City sponsors community events and celebrations throughout the year:

    • Easter Egg and Candy Scramble
    • Miss South Jordan Pageant
    • Country Fest (annual town days parade and celebration)
    • Outdoor Summer Movies
    • South Jordan Farmers Market
    • Fun at the Farmstead Barbecue
    • Chalk Art Competition
    • Not Your Grandmother's Quilt Show
    • End of Summer Bash Health and Safety Fair
    • South Jordan Fire Fighters Chili Cook-Off
    • SoJo Marathon
    • Gale Center Gingerbread House
    • Light the Night (tree lighting ceremony)
    • Sounds of the Season (holiday music)
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    ••• South Jordan City

    South Jordan's network of parks includes community, neighborhood, and special use parks. Here are a few of South Jordan's favorite parks. Click on the link below for a full list.

    South Jordan Skate Park - 10866 South Redwood Rd. (Behind Fitness Center)

    South Jordan Plaza Ice Rink - 1600 West Towne Center Dr. (South of City Hall)

    South Jordan City Park - 11000 South Redwood Rd.

    West Riverfront Park - 11050 South Riverfront Parkway

    East Riverfront Park - 10991 South Riverfront Parkway

    South Jordan Equestrian Park - 10900 South Redwood Road

    Oquirrh Shadows Park Splash Pad - 150 W. South Jordan Parkway (10400 S.)

    Samuel E. Holt Farmstead Park - 10317 S. 1300 W.

    Full list of South Jordan Parks

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    ••• Jordan River Commission

    Jordan River Parkway Trailhead - 692 W. 10600 S.

    Bingham Creek Trailhead - 4500 W. Skye Dr.

    Shields Lane Trailhead - 950 W. Shields Lane

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    ••• Brett Neilson, Wikimedia Commons

    Oquirrh Lake is adjacent to the Daybreak community and offers canoeing, non-motorized boating, fishing, and walking/jogging/cycling trails. Oquirrh Lake is approximately 4500 West and between 10400 South and 11400 South.

     

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    South Jordan Restaurants

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    ••• Market Street Grill

    The Wild Rose - The Wild Rose is another restaurant by Ken Rose, the chef of Tiburon Fine Dining and Epic Casual Dining. The Wild Rose offers contemporary American fine dining.

    11516 S. District Main Dr.
    South Jordan, Utah 84096
    801-790-7673

    Saffron Valley Indian Street Foods offers classic Indian restaurant dishes, plus Indian street fare favorites. The menu draws from the north, south, east and west regions of India, featuring dosas, kati rolls, Indo-Chinese dishes, kebabs, chaat, biryanis, curries and more.

    1098 W. South Jordan Pkwy.
    South Jordan, Utah 84095
    801-438-4823

    Market Street Grill is a classic Salt Lake area restaurant featuring fresh seafood flown in daily. Eat in the restaurant or buy fresh fish from the onsite market to cook at home.

    10702 S. River Front Pkwy. (700 W.)
    South Jordan, Utah 84095
    801-302-2262

    The Pie Pizzeria is one of Salt Lake City's best-loved pizza restaurants, offering huge slices of thick, cheesy pizza. The Pie's South Jordan location offers dine-in,...MORE takeout and delivery.

    10627 S. Redwood Rd.
    South Jordan, Utah
    801-495-4095

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    ••• Babcock Design

    The District in South Jordan is one of the largest mixed-use developments of its kind in Utah. The District's 120 acres include theaters, restaurants, shops, office space, and residential development. The main street at The District leads to the Megaplex 20-screen movie theater. Other major retailers include Target, JC Penney, Office Max, Sports Authority, Ross, Harmons, Petco and Hobby Lobby.

    11400 S Bangerter Highway
    South Jordan Utah 84095

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    ••• Anthony Correia/Getty Images

    Megaplex at the District offers first run movies, 3D screens, and a D-BOX motion system. Check the schedule for open caption screenings for the deaf or hearing impaired.

    3761 W Parkway Plaza Dr.
    South Jordan, Utah 84095
    801-304-4019

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    ••• Mulligans Golf and Games

    Mulligans Golf and Games is a family-oriented golf and recreation facility with nine-hole golf courses, a driving range, mini golf, golf lessons, and batting cages.

    692 W South Jordan Pkwy.
    South Jordan, Utah 84095
    801-254-3377

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    ••• Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau

    Glenmoor Golf Course is a beautiful and challenging course with tree-lined fairways.

    9800 South 4800 West
    South Jordan, Utah 84095
    801-280-1742

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    ••• Ken Lund/Flickr

    The Gale Center for History and Culture showcases the history of South Jordan. Exhibits include a dugout pioneer shelter, historical farm implements and household items, and artifacts related to South Jordan's cultural and economic development.

    10300 S. Beckstead Ln.
    South Jordan, Utah 84095
    801-254-3048

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    ••• Salt Lake County

    The Marv Jenson Fitness and Recreation Center is a Salt Lake County facility with a wide variety of youth sports, activities, classes, and aquatics programs. The center includes fitness equipment, racquetball courts, steam rooms, saunas, and a hot tub.

    10300 South Redwood Rd. (1700 W.)
    South Jordan Utah84095
    385-468-1630

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    ••• Allen Patterson Photography

    The Salt Lake County Fair is held every August in South Jordan and includes a rodeo, demolition derby, concerts, midway, agricultural, art, and craft exhibits, cooking contests and a lot more. Admission is free.

    2100 West 11400 South
    South Jordan, Utah 84095
    385-468-FAIR (3247)