Jolly Holiday Family Fun

Studio 5 contributor Kiersten Blanchard suggests a few outings that will make this Holiday break one that will not be soon forgotten.

Christmas Cruise

CLAS Ropes Course

3606 W. Center St.

Provo, UT


Date: December 22, 23, 26th

Time: Weekdays from 6:30-9:00pm
Weekends from 6:30-9:30pm

Cost: $25 per family or $6 per person

Mention Studio 5 and receive $1 off per person (Doesn’t apply to family price)
Two years and younger get in free

Take your family for a lighted riverboat ride on the lower Provo River. Enjoy lights reflecting off the water, holiday scenes along the shore, and Christmas music on the boat. Santa even comes to visit on his canoe. Since the boats are uncovered, blankets and warm clothes are strongly encouraged. The ride is a round-trip experience that takes 25 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes, on the hour and half-hour.

Outdoor Ice Skating

Gallivan Center Ice Rink

36 E. 200 S.

Salt Lake City, UT


Date: Any day but Christmas. For a discount on skates, go on Dec. 23rd and bring a can of food for each person.

Time: Monday-Thursday: 12-9pm

Friday-Saturday: 12-11pm

Sunday: 12-7pm

DECEMBER 24th- Closed at 6pm



Children (12 & under): $4

Adults (12 & over): $5

Seniors (60+): $3


Hockey Skates: $3.50

Figure Skates: $3

* For each can of food brought to the ice rink on December 23rd ONLY attendees will receive one free skate rental (a $3 value).

Party Hats & Treat Cones Class


All locations are participating

Date: December 26th

Time: 1:00-3:00 pm

Cost: FREE

Learn how to take a simple hat and turn it into a wearable celebration. Also, see demonstrations on how to make fun treat holders for you New Year’s Eve party.

Free TRAX Tour

Take a tour of Downtown Salt Lake City on TRAX
See the map below for the free fare zone or click on the following link for a printable version:

Date: Any day but Christmas and New Year’s Day

Time: From 5:30 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. Monday thru Thursdays.

From 5:30 A.M. to 1:00 A.M. on Fridays and Saturdays.

From 9:30 A.M. to 9:30 P.M. on Sundays.

Cost: FREE

UTA passengers may ride for free when entering and exiting a fixed-route bus, paratransit vehicle or TRAX train within the boundaries of the Free Fare Zone.

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