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Thursday, December 22, 2011

EVE 2012 Offers 3 Days Of Revelry In Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City has long offered a popular New Years Eve celebration called First Night. Now, building on the success of that event, a community partnership is expanding the festivities to run over 3 days (Dec. 29, 30 and 31, 6 p.m. through midnight).

This news release has details about the celebration. Below are excerpts. See the official website for more details, including a schedule of events, photos and hot deals.

EVE is a community celebration with live music, dance parties, DJs, art installations, activities for kids, film screenings, a spectacular midnight fireworks show on Dec. 31 and much, much more.

Temple Square will have multiple free concerts (country to classics to pop), a Broadway Show Tunes Sing-along and family activities including scavenger hunts, souvenir photos and handprint family trees. Clark Planetarium will offer cosmic star shows. The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly Salt Lake Art Center) will offer artist-made karaoke, Utah Arts Festival Fear No Film film shorts and other artsy projects. Off Broadway Theatre will perform improv comedy. The Salt Lake Film Society at Broadway Center Cinemas will show U of U and BYU student made films and other award winning shorts.

One ticket gets you three nights of revelry. EVE passes can be purchased in advance at Harmons and Maverik locations or at Tickets will also be available at the door. $12 in advance and $15 at the door (for all three nights), kids 10 and under are free. Downtown hotels are offering EVE packages and special pricing.

Celebrations take place on West Temple between 100 and 200 South, in the Salt Palace Convention Center and throughout downtown at community partner locations. There are plenty of places to chill down and warm up at this indoor/outdoor extravaganza...and a thousand ways to celebrate.


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