Springtime activities in Salt Lake City
Springtime in Utah brings with it many things. Among them are warmer temperatures, springtime powder, and best of all St. Patrick’s Day. In addition to incredible skiing, the Salt Lake area has plenty to offer during this springtime holiday. Coming to town for a ski trip? Or just looking for a mid-March getaway? Well look no further, this is your guide to Salt Lake City’s St. Patrick’s Day.
Food and Drink
If you like celebrating St. Paddy’s day by having a pint of Guinness or with traditional Irish fare, then Piper Down is the place to be. Centrally located on State Street in Salt Lake City, Piper Down has an authentic old-world feel accompanied by a plethora of Scottish and Irish paraphernalia and a wide selection of Irish whiskeys. For this year’s St. Patrick’s Day the party starts the weekend before with live music and food and drink specials. For more information visit https://www.piperdownpub.com/.
Looking for something to get immersed in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit during your visit? Look no further as Salt Lake has a number of options for showing your Irish spirit. On Saturday March 14 the Hiberian Society of Utah hosts their annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. The parade starts at 10 AM at the corner of 200 south and 500 east, rain or shine. It is followed by Siamsa, a Celtic festival held at the Gallivan Center featuring Irish music, dance, and food. For those looking for something a bit more upbeat should check out Get Lucky. This is a two-day electronic music festival held at the Great Saltair just 20 minutes west of Downtown Salt Lake. This year’s lineup features artists such as Fisher and Dillon Francis. So find a costume and let loose at Salt Lake’s premier dance festival.
Valentines Day in Salt Lake City
Valentine’s day is right around the corner which means that one of the busiest dining days of the year is almost upon us. Luckily, if you are looking to celebrate with that special someone in the Salt Lake City Area, there are plenty of great dining options. All of the top restaurants in the area will be expecting large crowds to roll in, many of which will be offering exciting new specials.
Current Fish and Oyster
Current Fish and Oyster is widely recognized as one of finest seafood dining experiences in the Salt Lake City area. Current Fish and Oysters undeniably delicious food is paired with a very experienced staff and great ambiance that is bustling year round. On Valentine’s Day, Chef Alan Brines will have a special Valentine’s day menu which offers a three course $70 dinner which offers an assortment of new dishes. Check out the menu by clicking on the link below.
Celebrate a special day with your special someone at Log Haven, voted the Best Romantic Restaurant in Utah. Along with their regular menu offerings, Log Haven will be offering specialty cocktails, mocktails and a Specialty dining menu along with live music.
The Melting Pot
If you’re looking for a new and unique dining experience, the melting pot is the place for you. The melting pot offers an interactive dining experience with delicious fondue creations. The restaurant is offering a specialty five-course meal for $69.95 per person. The set meal includes appetizer, salad, fondue, entree and dessert.