Discovery Gateway Creates Holiday Traditions

December 3, 2021— Salt Lake City, Utah—Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum (DGCM) is hosting a variety of holiday themed programming and special events.

Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum planned a very exciting month for all families to enjoy. With events every weekend, and some during the week, there is sure to be something that fits in your schedule.

“The Children’s Museum is a place to celebrate the holidays for everyone in our community” said Executive Director and CEO Kathleen Bodenlos. “We strive to recognize many holidays, such as Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, while also offering the traditional popular events like Breakfast with Santa.,”

The Children’s Museum wants to be a part of holiday traditions for every family, each year. Through various community partners, we are able to make our own traditions that really allow the holidays to come to life, so we can share it with all of you.

With Breakfast with Santa concluding over the weekend, this week the museum will host a kid-friendly condensed version of The Nutcracker, which is free with admission. Winter Wonderland, Kwanzaa, The Polar Express, and The Rise Up Children’s Choir performance are also happening during the month of December. A New Year’s Eve Celebration finishes out the year with a bang and welcomes in a year full of growth, new exhibits, and even more learning through play. “Our goal is to provide inclusive events for every family to come and enjoy so they can experience all the magic of the museum that keeps parents and children wanting to visit again and again,” said the CEO Kathleen Bodenlos.

Please visit Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum website and social media for details and live updates about each event.

About Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum

Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum is located in downtown Salt Lake City at 444 West 100 South and has been a Salt Lake favorite for over 40 years. It is a contemporary children’s museum offering 60,000 square feet of interactive, hands-on educational fun. Through engaging exhibits, workshops, programs and classes, the entire family will be able to enjoy a unique educational experience that combines creativity, play and learning. The mission of the children’s museum is to inspire children of all ages and abilities to imagine, discover and connect with their world to make a difference. For information, please call 801-456-5437 or visit