May 23, 2024 - Things to Do

Memorial Day weekend events in Salt Lake City

A dog jumps high in the air in front of a crowd during a herding competition.

A dog sails over the crowd at Soldier Hollow. Photo: Natalie Behring/AFP via Getty Images

We've got festivals, markets and lots of sheepdogs in Utah for the long Memorial Day weekend.


Busker Fest: Dancers, musicians, hula-hoopers, comedians, jugglers and thespians are taking over downtown SLC for a free festival this weekend.

Cauldron Film Festival: Come to the Main Library downtown for four days of avant-garde cinema and other experimental films. Screenings are free to attend.

  • Schedule: Thursday through Sunday, with screenings listed on the festival website.

Hip-hop Block Party: Enjoy dance battles, music DJs, live performers, vendors and food trucks at a free party hosted by 1520 Arts.

  • When: Noon to 9pm Saturday
  • Where: 2505 S. State St.

Woodland Fairy Festival: Put on your wings and head to Gardner Village for fairy-themed interactive games and self-guided activities until June 29.

  • Cost: Many activities are free, with tickets required for some food and entertainment events.


May Market: Visit Forty Three Bakery for vendors, tarot readings, live music and tasty treats 5–9pm today.

  • Where: 733 W. Genessee Ave.

Pagan flower market: Peruse trinkets, books, tarot decks, and of course plants, seeds and produce at two Wasatch Front locations — and bring your own to trade or donate.

Vintage Market: Second Summit Hard Cider is hosting vendors at its taproom and patio 11am–4pm Saturday.

  • Good to know: 21+ only

Summer Bazaar: Millcreek Commons' second weekly craft and vintage market is set for Sunday.

  • When: 11am–4pm

Makers Hive Market: Enjoy live music and food while shopping for crafts and collectibles from local vendors gathered at the Gateway.

  • When: 11am–4pm Sunday

Shows, sports and more

Sheepdog championship: Herding dogs from around the world descend on Wasatch County this weekend for the Soldier Hollow Classic tourney and festival.

  • When: Friday through Monday
  • Where: Olympic hillside, Midway
  • Tickets: Prices vary by age and date of competition.

Cirque du Fue: See the Fire Tribe spin during their fundraiser under the stars with food and live music.

  • When: 5pm Saturday
  • Where: SLC Art Hub, 663 W. 100 South.
  • Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Stevie Nicks: Join the sorceress herself at the Delta Center.

  • When: 7pm Monday
  • Tickets: Prices vary

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