Jan 3, 2024 - Things to Do

Lots of free, fun places to take kids during winter in Salt Lake

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Need to keep the kids busy? Want to escape the cold, dirty winter air?

Here are lots of free indoor activities for kids and families in 2024:

Not your mom's story time

The county and city library systems have sooooo many events and activities:

How it works: Scan the calendars for literally dozens of options each day.

Museums on a budget

Play and learn

  • Clark Planetarium is the big winner among Salt Lake's free, indoor "playgrounds," with outstanding interactive exhibits and a jungle gym.
  • Shops at South Town has a free playground and family "Kids Club" parties on the third Thursday of each month.

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