May is a beautiful time to visit Salt Lake – the weather is perfect and the new spring smell is in the air! One of my favorite times of the year for sure…

Spring in Salt Lake City

Below you will see some of the fun things that you can plan on attending if you are visiting or live within the area. If you are planning on visiting please check out our condo’s, we have unique and beautiful places with full amenities.  Even if you live in Utah – down south or up north come on down and stay with us! Take a vacation that is just a hop skip and a jump away but will be as refreshing as any vacation you can have…

May 2013:


SLC Living Traditions Festival

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is proud to present its annual Living Traditions Festival, a celebration of authentic and traditional folk and ethnic arts. Living Traditions brings together people of all ages and backgrounds to honor cultural traditions and diversity. The Living Traditions Festival includes music, dance, arts, crafts, food, workshops, film and storytelling.

Friday, May 17, 2013, 5-10 p.m.
Saturday, May 18, Noon-10 p.m. 
Sunday, May 29, Noon-7 p.m.

Washington Square, Salt Lake City & County Building, 450 South 200 East


Great Salt Lake Bird Festival

This year’s Great Salt Lake Bird Festival features dozens of bird watching opportunities, plus a keynote address by author, birder and shorebird expert Kevin Karlson.

Thursday-Monday, May 16-20, 2013; see website for event schedule

Excursion costs vary; some events free

Tracy Aviary: Urban Bird Festival

The Urban Bird Festival at Tracy Aviary introduces children to the fascinating life of birds with activities such as avian encounters, keeper talks, bird show programs, bird crafts and games, local bird identification and director’s tours.

Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

589 E. 1300 S.
801-596-8500 ext. 100

Regular admission $5-$7, Avian Encounter $3 additional

Tastemakers Salt Lake City

Tastemakers Salt Lake City is a progressive food tasting event, highlighting food and beverages from some of downtown Salt Lake City’s favorite restaurants. Stroll from one restaurant to the next, enjoying tastes at each stop and entertainment along the way. See the website for a list of participating restaurants. A portion of the proceeds goes to benefit Head Start Salt Lake.

Thursday and Friday, May 30-31, 2013, 5-10 p.m.

Passport is $30, good for both nights with one tasting at each restaurant.
VIP passports $75.

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