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There is Always Something Happening Here

We visited during June and wanted to know more about the Center. When we looked it up, there was... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Kelly T
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Riverview, Florida
Winter is for Evening Ice Skating and Thursday Food Trucks

The Gallivan Center is basically a big outdoor plaza for events, in the middle of downtown Salt... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
HoleySneakers
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Also known as "Salt Lake’s outdoor living room," this city park hosts a variety of festivals, concerts and gatherings throughout the year.
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Excellence in the Community concerts at the Gallivan are a year round Wednesday night delight and they are free. A variety of big bands, jazz combo and ethnic groups are all on the schedule year around. Summer starts with dance lessons at 7:00, the featured...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We visited during June and wanted to know more about the Center. When we looked it up, there was SOMETHING happening almost every day. Sometimes there was more than one thing. There are exercise classes, including Yoga, that are available during the day. At night,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

The Gallivan Center is basically a big outdoor plaza for events, in the middle of downtown Salt Lake City. There isn't always something happening, so sometimes it's a huge empty plaza -- though it's always a pleasant place to sit and relax. During the winter...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Went ice skating at the rink here with 2 kids. $9 for adults and $8 for kids included skate rentals. Lockers available, but most people left their shoes under the outdoor benches. Restroom and concessions stand available as well. This outdoor rink was average sized...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

Decided to take our kids for Christmas. We went the Friday night before Christmas and it was amazing. It was a little packed but that is expected for a Friday night and 2 nights before Christmas Eve. They really enjoyed the ice skating and it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I passed through Gallivan Center while exploring downtown SLC. I wish I had done more research to learn about this place prior to arriving. During winter there is an ice skating rink here that offers affordable skate rental, seating and heaters. Also...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Wow, we've were pleasantly surprised at the wonderful Free music venue. Symphony's , Jazz, Big Band. There were people dancing ...a great time for all. They provide the chairs/seating usually 7 or 8 pm till 9 or 10 pm And about 1/2 mile walk from...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank MarciaRI
Reviewed April 27, 2017

While visiting from out of state, I was invited to attend The Joe McQueen Quartet Concert at the Gallivan Center. The facility was perfect--the acoustics were good and with glass lining both long sides of the room the views of the city and mountains were...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank ektidd
Reviewed April 13, 2017

I used to work in the American Stores building that's right next door. I loved walking out in this courtyard in the summer. It's nice to go out there to have lunch and take a break. They also have concerts out here in the summer...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank HurricaneHetty
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The Gallivan Center is unique. It is what you make of it. There is interesting architecture, lots of outdoor space, a surprise around every corner. There are bricks with people's names in them and a kiosk where you can get information. I've been there during...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank SuBoddie
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