The Best Parties for Children of All Ages

From spectacular annual parties to impromptu celebrations, the Museum hosts events year round.

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Zap Free Day | March 2016 TBA
Free Admission

Thank you to the voters of Salt Lake County for supporting the Zoos, Arts, and Parks program (ZAP).


April 10-16, 2016 | Free with Museum Admission   

For the past five years Discovery Gateway has celebrated the national event, Week of the Young Child. In partnership with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), this event recognizes and celebrates the importance of early childhood education. The Museum features a week of special programming and events for parents, children, and community leaders.

Summer Camps at Discovery Gateway

Inventor’s workshop!

July 2016 TBA
Discovery Gateway is teaming up with the Natural History Museum of Utah to bring you summer fun and learning! Learn more and register today!



Bring the whole family for daily Halloween-themed classes & scare-free family events such as:

Witches’ Tea Party

Oct. 17 | 11 am – 1 pm | $7 Members | $15 Non- Members
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Halloween Boo Fest

in partnership with KUED Kids: October 24, 2015 | 10 am – 1 pm

Día de Los Muertos Event

Friday, October 30 | 4 pm

Kooky Spooky Halloween Party & Trick-or-Treating

October 31, 2015 | 11 am – 5 pm


Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy a tasty warm breakfast, holiday crafts, and play time in the Museum with Jolly Old Saint Nick every December!

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