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Salt Lake City Holiday Guide


From Thanksgiving week until New Year's Day, Salt Lake City offers nonstop holiday events, shopping and dining. Here's your guide to celebrating the holidays SLC style.

1. Holiday Events 2010

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Christmas is a time to enjoy home and hearth, but it's also a wonderful time to enjoy music, dance and theater events. Here's a list of holiday events in Salt Lake City that can help add sparkle to your celebration.

2. Restaurants for Thanksgiving Dinner

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Whether you're far away from Grandma's house or just don't want to cook, having Thanksgiving dinner at a restaurant can be an excellent option. Here are the guide's top picks at a variety of prices, some in Salt Lake City and some at nearby resorts.

3. Thanksgiving Day Events

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There's nothing like getting out in the cold, fresh air to help you work up an appetite for Thanksgiving dinner. Here's a list of Thanksgiving Day events to help get your blood moving before your holiday feast.

4. Black Friday Shopping

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Salt Lake area merchants are providing lots of extra shopping hours for Black Friday this year, plus special events, giveaways and entertainment to add an extra festive air to your holiday shopping experience.

5. SLC Holiday Light Displays

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Holiday light displays are an indispensable part of the season. Here are three of the best in the Salt Lake area.

6. Top Utah Food Gifts

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Food gifts are always popular for the holidays, and while supermarkets and mall kiosks offer a huge variety of yummy selections, you might want to consider giving Utah-made products. It's thoughtful and supports the local economy. Here's a list of top Utah food gifts to try.

7. Tickets for Holiday Giving

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Sometimes tickets to a show or sporting event can be the perfect holiday gift. Here are a few great suggestions for the 2010 holiday season.

8. New Year's Eve

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Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year? Here's a list of Salt Lake City New Year's Eve events to please both kids and adults.

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