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Address: 36 E 200 S, The entire block between Main and State sts., and 200 and 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1986
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+1 801-532-0459
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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Also known as "Salt Lake’s outdoor living room," this city park...

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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Ice Skating!

We took our teenagers ice skating here and they had a great time. It was reasonably priced and a good environment. It was safe enough to leave them while we went to lunch and I... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Becky H
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Robertson, Wyoming
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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319 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 that are really fun. It's really easy to get here by the train or bus... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 the day and at night; for a reason or just walking through. It's a great... More 

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Robertson, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We took our teenagers ice skating here and they had a great time. It was reasonably priced and a good environment. It was safe enough to leave them while we went to lunch and I would recommend this place to families who like to ice skate.

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Buhl, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Thanks for having a great place to host an all around event. Parking was easier than expected. Walking distance from the TRAX and the mall.

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Thank mytime2shine
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240 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The center has a huge open air stage fronting a concrete and grass seating area to watch performances. The night we wondered by (it is part of the Temple Square area) there was a swing band playing tunes from the 30s to 50s. There were people of all ages dancing and having just a great time many in dresses and... More 

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Chicago
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We spent some time in this area during our recent trip to SLC. This is a really beautiful place in the heart of downtown. You should keep an eye on the SLC events calendar, as many events happen here. The newly renovated John W. Gallivan Center Salt Lake City features a user-friendly layout with an expanded grassy amphitheater, a larger,... More 

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Holladay, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great little urban plaza in the heart of SLC. During the summer there's daily 1 hr lunch concerts, free workouts in the evenings, Tuesday nights free big band dance night, Thursdays are excellence in community concerts evening and Food Trucks during lunch time. At various other times there are free and paid concerts, art fairs etc. You... More 

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is a small public space in between several buildings. There are a few coffee shops in the area if that is what you like. There is not much grass to sit on here but a lot of tables. They do have a small amphitheater here where they have performances. If you are walking around downtown it is a nice... More 

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Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Très bon accueil pour une française comme moi, au Centre Gallivan à Salt Lake City. Super concert gratuit de Excellence in the Community et une piste de danse incroyable ! Merci à Jeff Whiteley pour l'organisation de la soirée. Very good reception for a french girl like me at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City. Great free concert from... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

I've recently started to attend these musical events. Last night was Big Band music....with free dance lessons and dance floor. Last Thursday = salsa lessons. NOT crowded, which is always a plus. Plenty of seating [actual chairs] and plenty of green space for blankets. A few food vendors, beer, and bring-your-own edibles. It felt quite safe....downtown Salt Lake is getting... More 

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