Holiday Events on Campus

CookiesMaking Spirits Bright — One Cookie at a Time
Friday, Dec. 5, 12 and 19
2 – 4 p.m.

Come celebrate the holiday season with the University Guest House with free sugar cookies and hot chocolate for the campus community. Come while supplies last.

Also – the University Guest House is running a special promotion for University of Utah faculty and staff.
From now until Jan. 2, 2015, faculty and staff can book an overnight stay for only $75* per night.

For more information visit our new website.

*Based on availability.


Find Unique Handmade Gifts at the Red Butte Garden Holiday Open HouseRed Butte
Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This year marks the 13th Anniversary of the Holiday Open House at Red Butte Garden. The Orangerie will be filled with 19 local artists who have created an array of handmade gifts for sale including jewelry, pottery, fiber art, photography and more. Red Butte will also offer complimentary cider and hot chocolate, and winter wonderland of a garden to explore. So bring your shopping list, your winter boots and enjoy the season at the Garden. Garden Admission is free thanks to ZAP.

Receive a $10 discount* when you purchase a gift membership for a new member at the Holiday Open House – a great gift.
*discount only applied to in-person sales at the Visitor Center

In addition, save 10 percent on all purchases in the Garden Gift Shop. Garden Members receive an additional 10 percent off.
The Glass Arts Show will also be going on until Dec. 19, in the Visitor Center Gallery and there will be many pieces for sale.

For More information click here.


Buy Local at UMFA Holiday MarketHoliday Market
Saturday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Looking to score one-of-a-kind gifts and support local artisans this holiday season? Put UMFA’s Holiday Market at the top of your shopping list.

At this one-day sale, held in the UMFA’s G. W. Anderson Family Great Hall, shoppers will find classic and contemporary hand-crafted items such as jewelry, pottery, textiles, paintings and photography, ceramics, fine edibles and more. Museum admission is free, and gift wrapping is complimentary. The Museum Store will also be open 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Parking is free, or visitors can easily access the museum on TRAX. The UMFA is a short walk northwest of the University South Campus stop on the University (red) line.

For a complete list of vendors and more information, please click here.


Children's Holiday PartyChildren’s Holiday Party
Friday, Dec. 12, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The University of Utah Faculty Club is pleased to invite all faculty and administrators to bring their children and grandchildren to participate in this year’s Children’s Holiday Party.  The event will be held at the Moran Eye Center Auditorium (65 Mario Capecchi Drive.)

The evening, designed for children ages 4-12, includes the Balloon Granny, magician Ernie Flynn, crafts, photo booth, holiday food and treats. All this for $10 per family!  University of Utah Faculty Club members are free. Due to size limitations however, reservations (with payment for non-members) must be made by everyone and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact Shawnee Worsley at 801 581-5203 or  for reservations.

For additional information on the University of Utah Faculty Club please click here.
If you would like to join the Faculty Club please complete the form and send to the Academic Senate office or join at the door.

One Response to Holiday Events on Campus

  • Jay says:

    Hello . I am collecting for the The Road Home Shelter— I you have good used clothes you may drop them off in room 1254 Stockroom on first floor North wing of HEB Chemistry Buildong.
    Thank You. Jay

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