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pnguin brothers
Community Event, Restaurants

Penguin Brother grand opening

Last summer we had some unreal ice cream sandwiches from Penguin Brothers.  Their delicious ice-cream sandwiched between 2 cookies was heavenly!  We are so excited for the team of brothers that this weekend is adding to their bright pink food truck success a new shop in Provo.

Join them tomorrow for their grand opening and support a good cause along with it.  All proceeds of the night will go to Rheumatic Rescue, a cause that is very important to their family.

Wishing the Penguin Brothers good luck and congratulations on their new exciting endeavor from all of us at SALT SKY!

Friday, April 14th from 4pm-12midnight
1273 N. Canyon rd. in Provo. 
They are also doing a giveaway for free ice cream for a year and free ice cream for 6 months!
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Instagram  @penguinbrothers
Baby animal season at this is the place heritage park!
Community Event

Baby animal season at This is the Place Heritage Park

When: March 23-May 27
Admission: $12.95/adults, $10.95/seniors 65+, $8.95/children 3-11, FREE children 2 and under or those with season passes
Hours: 10:00 am-5:00 pm (baby animals not available Sundays)
Discount: Mention SALT SKY when purchasing tickets for $2 off EACH admission!

Nothing says spring quite like newborn baby animals. All the soft, fluffy and cuddly animals at This is the Place is a great way  to get in the spring spirit. Baby animal season will have little piggies, lambs, goats, ducks, chicks, baby quail, puppies and other adorable farm animals.  Ride the train, pan for gold, play games, make crafts and visit the shops.

Baby animal season at this is the place

We took our family to see these darling babies and we were in heaven. We can’t wait to head back again this season for all the festivities. This is the Place is giving 3 of our followers each 2 tickets to the park.  To enter, see our post on Instagram, @saltskyutah.

Baby Animal Season
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This is a MUST do this spring!

Community Event

Winter Palooza Giveaway & Discount Tickets

Event: Winter Palooza
Where: South Town Expo Center
When: February 4, 2017
Admission Deal: Get all inclusive tickets for only $9 when you enter “saltsky” at checkout, click here to purchase tickets! Regularly $12 (ages 2 and up)

It’s cold outside so let’s get inside and play!  Winter Palooza is coming to the South Town Expo Center and this event is full of awesome activities for the whole family.

Your entrance ticket to activities include:

  • Bazooka Blasters
  • Princesses
  • Super Heroes
  • Star Wars Characters
  • Smurfs
  • Laser Tag
  • Mini Golf
  • Human Wrecking Ball
  • Bubble Balls
  • Ropes Course
  • Rock Wall
  • Bounce Houses
  • Sand Trailer with buckets, shovels & toys
  • Nerf Wars
  • Archery Tag
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Twin Spin Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Magic Shows
  • Live Animal Shows
  • Paul Mitchell Glitter Hair
  • Rocky Mountain Train Foundation & Races
  • Spikeball
  • Speed Stacks

We are giving away 2 tickets each to 4 lucky followers! To enter visit our Instagram. Also get $3 off tickets by entering “saltsky” at checkout. All inclusive tickets for $9. Click link above to purchase tickets.

See you there!

Salt Sky supports small business, join us in helping to grow our local economy by visiting the businesses we feature.

Jedi Training:  Star Wars family event
Community Event

Star Wars Bowling Night

Event: Star Wars Bowling Night

Where: Olympus Hills Lanes

4015 Wasatch Blvd.  S.L.C., UT 84124

When: Tuesday, January 10

Admission: $10

Hours: 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Calling all Star Wars fans! This Tuesday, join Olympus Hills Lanes for their Star Wars bowling night. The lanes will have Star Wars characters, games, movies and treats for the kiddos.

Your entrance fee will get you unlimited bowling and all the fun that Olympus Hills Lanes has planned for the evening. We can’t wait to stop by and join in the fun.

And you can WIN 4 FREE tickets to this event. To enter, simply visit our Instagram.

Happy bowling and may the force be with you!

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Candle Light Christmas
Christmas, Community Event

Candlelight Christmas

Located: This is The Place Heritage Park
Event: Candlelight Christmas
Hours: 5:00-9:00 pm
Dates: December 9-23, 26 2016
Admission: $5, free for children 0-2 yrs
*This is The Place Booster members, Free admission
*all other memberships receive half priced admission

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We are continuing our #saltskyholiday with Candlelight Christmas. This event offers an old fashioned Christmas complete with Father Christmas, a live nativity, shopping, create your own handmade gifts, hot cocoa by the fire, hot soup and sweets.

This is a sweet event that you don’t want to miss.  Bundle up and enjoy an unforgettable evening.

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The whole family can enjoy the magic of Christmas at This is The Place this year. We are giving 6 tickets away to this event. Enter to win on our Instagram.  We hope you enjoy this wonderful Christmas celebration


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Christkindlmarkt at This is the Place Heritage Park
Christmas, Community Event

Christkindlmarkt this week!

This week we are headed over to visit Christkindlmarkt at This is the Place Heritage Park. It is full of fun activities food and shopping!

Dec. 1-2: 11:00-8:00 pm
Sat. Dec. 3: 10:00-8:00pm

Admission: FREE

Enjoy 50 unique vendors who sell everything from hand crafted items, toys, ornaments, jewelry and more. You will find traditional German gifts such as smokers, pyramids and lebkuchen along with tantalizing food.  The magic of Christmas abounds at this market. Activities for children include the Nicholas tent, daily parades, live nativity animals, the Gnome fest and more.

Rich Schwemmer will be performing the following days and times at the market:
Dec.1 @ 5pm
Dec. 2 @ 5pm
Dec. 3 @ 3&5pm
Whimsical and fun, the daily parades are the highlight of the Market and act to celebrate the kind deeds of children. Thursday evening is the the St. Martin’s Lantern Parade, which is the signature event at Christkindlmarkt SLC. and a favorite for the children in our family.

See you there Salt Sky friends!



The festival of Trees
Community Event, Locals making a difference

Make a difference by attending the Festival of Trees

Do you know of people making a difference in your community? Email us their story… or yours! We would love to feature you and #sharegoodness.  The story below inspired us and we think it will you as well.

The Festival of Trees begins tomorrow:

Wednesday, November 30 through Saturday, December 3, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. each day


South Towne Expo Center
9575 South State Street
Sandy, Utah


At the Door
Adults – $6.00
Children (2-11) – $3.00 Under 2 – Free
Senior Citizens (65 and Over) – $5.00

Discount tickets are available at Zion’s Bank locations.

Brendan Peck was diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer called esthesioneurblostoma.  A small community of 1200 people from Paradise, Utah gathered together to rally around the family and show them love during this trying time.  They called Brendan, Charlie, and the community wore bracelets that said, “Charlie’s Angels.”

The Festival of Trees

After multiple surgeries and chemotherapy treatments, Brendan passed away on July 23, 2016.  He was a blessing to the Paradise community. It pulled them together in a common cause of service, love and concern. His courage and good nature in the face of this trial were awe-inspiring.

The Festival of Trees

This year at the Festival of Trees, Jeanne Fenton along with a team of friends put together a tree honoring Brendan.  Jeanne said, “Thirty-six years ago I lost my older brother to leukemia. He was 31 at the time and left behind a wife and three small children. My sisters and I decorated a tree in his honor at the Festival of Trees that year. When Brendan got sick the idea came again to do another tree for this wonderful boy. I enlisted the help of  Laurie Hansen, who is very good at decorating. The name of the tree is “Charlie’s Angels” and we decorated it with Willow Tree Angel ornaments, many of which depicted things about Brendan. Laurie made several kinds of angel wings, along with stars and other ornaments that enhanced this idea. Brendan was not able to ring the bell after his chemotherapy (which signals the end of chemo and cancer free) so there are also little bells on the tree as well. At the base of the tree we have put some other Willow Tree figures which include a father and son and a mother and son.  We will never forget Brendan Peck.”

The Festival of Trees

There are many touching stories at the Festival and Trees and people just like Jeanne who have created beautiful trees and displays to honor many children and families.  Show your support for Primary Children’s Hospital, the families and those wonderful people in our community making a difference.  Every penny earned at the Festival goes to helps the children at Primary Children’s Hospital and we think that is simply wonderful!


The Festival of Trees

Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift show
Community Event

Salt Lake’s Family Christmas Gift Show


This wonderful show begins Friday, November 11-13 and you don’t want to miss it.

This year there are over 450 booths to shop and visit, lots of great food, entertainment and Santa Clause so your kids can get those Christmas wishes in early!

Here’s what you need to know:

What:  Salt Lake Family Christmas Gift Show

When:  November 11-13, 2016

Where:  South Towne Expo Center, 10450 South State Street in Sandy, Utah

Admission:  Tickets are $12.50 for adults,  children 13 and under: Get in FREE

See you there!

Community Event

Pinners Conference & FREE Tickets!

Pinners Conference is this weekend. Get your creativity going and join the fun!  General admission is $7 per person, 12 & younger free, BUT… use promo code FREESHOPPING at checkout and get your tickets free!  If you want to add on classes to your tickets, those are extra but for general shopping and visiting booths, these tickets will get you in free.  We’re excited to check it out.

See you there. Happy shopping & creating!

Click here to get tickets & use FREE promo code: FREESHOPPING

Where:  Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

When: November 4, 10:00-9:00 & November 5, 9:00-6:00

For more info about the show & classes, click here.

Community Event

Olympus Hills Trunk-O-Treat Event


Address:  3900 S. Wasatch BLVD (SLC, UT 84124)

Event:  FREE family trunk o treat & activities


There’s a fun family event happening at Olympus Hills shopping center this Saturday Oct. 22nd from 1-3pm.  The shops will have fun crafts, games, decorations & treats.

FREE fun for the whole family.  And who doesn’t love a good FREE event to entertain the kiddos!

For more information, check out their Instagram, @olympushillstrunkotreat.

2 of our awesome followers will each win a $20 gift card to the Olympus Hills bowling lanes!  To enter visit our Instagram. @SaltSkyUtah

We hope you’re having fabulous and spooky Halloween adventures this month!


little haunts at this is the place heritage park
Community Event

Little Haunts at This is the Place Heritage Park

We had a blast at Little Haunts last year and so excited to go again this year.  Check out all the information below, how to win tickets and an annual family pass!

Little Haunts is right around the corner and we can’t wait!

October 15, 20-22, and the 29. Located at This Is The Place, a not so scary Halloween Haunts for kids and their families! Trick or Treat throughout the Village. Ride the trains and ponies, pan for gold and dig for treasure in Prospectors Pit. Hear Halloween stories from The Story Witch and see amazing “creatures” from Creature Encounter. Get up close and personal with Birds of Prey, and join us in the costume parade! You can come with or without a costume. The Candy Cannon will blast out yummy taffy and there will be face painting, games like Tug o’War, Stick Pony Racing, Bean Bag toss and much much more! For more information call: 801.582.1847
NEW THIS YEAR!  Dress up your little cuties to enter into a costume contest.  Winner will receive a FREE YEAR MEMBERSHIP to This Is The Place.

All you need to do is this:

Take a picture of your costume, (it can be family, or individuals)

Tag us @thisistheplaceheritagepark when you visit Little Haunts and use #thisistheplaceheritagepark

Get $2 off admission when you mention SALT SKY at ticketing.  We are also giving one of our followers 6 free admission tickets & doughnuts from the doughnut shop!  To enter, visit our Instagram.

Little Haunts at the this is the place heritage parkLit

Community Event, Halloween

Calling all witches… Halloween playing this month

October is here and that means it’s time to play!  There are so many fun places in Utah and we want to share our favorites with you this month.  

Something witchy is happening at Gardner Village.   Stop by The WitchFest with the entire family.

Halloween activities... Gardner Village Witchfest

  • Witch displays throughout the village
  • Hundreds of pumpkins
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Shop the Village shops
  • Pony rides
  • Petting zoo
  • Party with the witches at Six Hags
  • Hay mazes, giant pillow jump, climb on the spiderweb, play in a giant corn box, climb on the tire monster…
  • Click here for all the extra activities happening at Gardner Village this month!

Halloween activities... Gardner Village Witchfest

Location: 1100 West 7800 South
West Jordan, Utah
Phone: 801-566-8903
Admission: Six Hags entry, $6 per person (1 year old and up)
Click here for info on hours, scavenger hunt download and more.

Gardner Village is also giving one of our followers 4 tickets to play at Six Hags!  To enter, visit our Instagram.  Happy October playing!

Halloween activities... Gardner Village WitchfestHalloween activities... Gardner Village Witchfest