Oct
5
Mon
2020
2020 South Jordan Resident Art Show @ South Jordan Community Center
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm

Art is for everyone! Join us October 5 – October 16 for the 13th Annual South Jordan Art Show. At a new location this year, the South Jordan Community Center (10778 S. Redwood Rd), will house incredible artwork from talented artists from our very own South Jordan community. Both adult and youth residents are welcome to submit pieces. The show is free and open to the public, hours of operation are listed below. Thank you in advance for your support of the arts!

Art Show Hours of Operation:

Sensitive Groups/High-Risk Individuals Only 

Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 9:00 am

General Public

Monday – Thursday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

General Public 

Friday – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

If you are interested in displaying your artwork in the show or have any questions, please contact Haley Greene at sojoarts@sjc.utah.gov.

  • Artists must be South Jordan residents.
  • Each artist can submit up to 2 pieces of original artwork, those pieces should be no older than three years old and not shown previously in the South Jordan Art Show.
  • The Categories include: Traditional Mediums (Drawing, Watercolor, Oil, and Digital), Photography, 3D (Sculpture, Ceramic, and Pottery). **3D category for Adults and Professionals only**
  • Any hanging art must be securely wired to hang.
  • The participant’s name, address, phone number, and email must be provided on the back of all photo entries.
  • All artists must sign an Artwork Loan Agreement before their artwork will be accepted. **To limit face to face interaction at drop off, please fill out the Artwork Loan Agreement online**
  • Artwork will be displayed at the Community Center throughout the entire duration of the show.

Pieces can be dropped off at the Community Center (10778 S. Redwood Rd, South Jordan, UT) October 1 from 12 pm-5:30 pm and October 2 from 9 am to 12 pm.

Age Groups: Child (6 years – 9 years), Youth (10 years – 13 years), Teen (14 years – 17 years), Adult (18+), Professional (Artists that have ever been paid for their work), Seniors (55+)

Artwork Loan Agreement

Oct
10
Sat
2020
South Jordan Farmers Market @ Towne Center Dr.
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
17
Sat
2020
South Jordan Farmers Market @ Towne Center Dr.
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
23
Fri
2020
Pumpkin Promenade @ Heritage Park
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day
Pumpkin Promenade @ Heritage Park | South Jordan | Utah | United States

Pumpkin Promenade

October 23 4:00 p.m-8:00 p.m.
October 24 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Enjoy a walk through the spectacularly spooky carved and painted pumpkins entered in our pumpkin carving contest and other decorations.

If you would like to enter the pumpkin carving/decorating contest you can pick up a pumpkin (for free) on a first come, first serve basis. You can also purchase a pumpkin (or pumpkins) of your own to enter. Here are the details on entering the contest:

  • Pick up your pumpkin at the Gale Center Museum October 19-22 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..
  • Decide on your design – No purchased templates!
  • Drop off your pumpkin at Heritage Park on October 23 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. so it can be judged.
  • Attend the Pumpkin Promenade event with your family.
  • Enjoy a FREE cookie, and win prizes!

Pumpkin carving/decorating contest will be awarded prizes in the following categories:

  • Most creative.
  • Kids 10 and under.
  • Group design (a cohesive design including 3-10 pumpkins).
  • Overall winner (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place).

Prizes include gift cards up to $100. All designs must be family friendly in design and execution. Contact Natalie Domino with questions about the contest or the event. We hope to see you there!

The event is free to attend, but the following is required:

  • Pre-register for a time slot at register.sjc.utah.gov.
  • Face masks are required.
  • Please social distance while walking through the pumpkins.
Nov
2
Mon
2020
SoJo Super Hero 5K & Kids 1 Miler 2020 @ Highland Park
Nov 2 all-day

Superhero 2019

 

Virtual Race
November 4-7, 2020
5K $5 | Kids 1 Miler $3

Highland Park
(6050 W. Lake Avenue)

All runners receive a prize pack.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Nov
23
Mon
2020
Virtual SoJo Turkey Run 5K & 10K 2020
Nov 23 – Nov 28 all-day

Virtual Turkey Run
November 23-28

5K & 10K | $20

All runners receive a shirt and medal.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Holiday Lights Tour 2020
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm

We could all use a little extra holiday cheer this year! Join us in “lighting up” South Jordan and Salt Lake Valley by participating in the 2020 Holiday Lights Tour! Cities from around Salt Lake County are teaming up to bring you a Holiday Lights Tour like never before! Visit homes from South Jordan, Bluffdale, Herriman, Midvale, Millcreek, South Salt Lake, and West Jordan! To register your home, take the tour, or vote for your favorite house, visit bit.ly/lightstourut

Registration

Registration begins on Monday, November 23rd and will remain open until December 21st. Register early for a better chance to win the People’s Choice Award!

Rules and Guidelines:

  • Do not cover/interfere with any fire safety equipment or walkways
  • Keep everything family-friendly
  • Homes must be located in a participating city
  • Winners will be announced on social media and all winners will receive an email
  • Judging will only include the portion of your house/yard that is visible from the driveway or street
  • Decorated houses should remain decorated through December 26th

Looking for other holiday activities in South Jordan? Check out our Virtual Light the Night event here!

Nov
30
Mon
2020
Virtual Light the Night @ Heritage Park
Nov 30 – Dec 6 all-day
Download The Light The Night Activity Booklet Today

November 30th – December 4th

At this year’s virtual Light the Night event stop by our drive through pick up and receive a holiday activity kit full of fun and exciting things to do with your family including the Light the Night activity booklet. On your way to pick up your activity kit say hello to Santa, Mrs. Claus and friends as you drive through. Once you have received your kit visit Towne Center Drive anytime November 30 – December 4 and enjoy the holiday lights, Candy Window displays and complete the fun games in the Light the Night activity booklet.

Drive Through Holiday Kit Pickup
November 30th
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (While Supplies Last)
Heritage Park – 10800 S. Redwood Rd.
Enter the pick-up area off 2200 W. or 11010 S.

Proof of South Jordan Residency Required
One Per Person in Vehicle

Kits Include

Light the Night Goosechase Scavenger Hunt
November 30 – December 6
Using the GooseChase app, we will give you clues and challenges to help make your spirits bright throughout the week! Join as an individual or with a team in this friendly holiday competition. Prizes will be randomly awarded to participants. Download the app here and then search for “SoJo Light the Night” to participate for your chance to win a prize.

Candy Windows
December 1-31 • Towne Center Drive
Make the holidays in South Jordan a family tradition with our incredible Candy Window Displays! Displays are located in City Hall and the businesses along Towne Center Drive. To view a list of specific locations, visit www.sjc.utah.gov/event/2020-candy-windows.

Gingerbread House Contest
December 1-10 • 1600 West Towne Center Drive
Visit South Jordan City Hall and vote for your favorite gingerbread creation. The gingerbread houses will be on display in City Hall from December 1 – December 10, with voting open December 1-4. For City Hall hours and more information, visit www.sjc.utah.gov/event/2020-gingerbread-house-contest.

SoJo Gnome Hunt
November 30 – December 6 • Towne Center Drive
Visit the businesses on Towne Center Drive and look for our sneaky SoJo Gnomes. Once you’ve found them all, bring your hunt card to the Gale Center by December 11 and get your official 2020 Light the Night pin! Prize pick up is available M-F from 10am-5pm, while supplies last.

Dial an Elf
November 30 – December 6
Pre-register for a time to have Jingles the Elf call you. Tell Jingles what you would like for Christmas and if you belong on the nice or naughty list. Register at register.sjc.utah.gov.

Letters to Santa
November 30 – December 6 • 1600 West Towne Center Drive
Be sure to send your letter to Santa at the North Pole through his mailbox located on the west side of City Hall. Drop them off by December 6 in order to receive a reply before Santa gets busy with his annual preparations!

2020 Gingerbread House Contest @ South Jordan City Hall
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm

Test your baking and decorating skills in South Jordan’s annual amateur Gingerbread House Contest! Gingerbread House submissions are due on Monday, November 30 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at South Jordan City Hall. The Gingerbread Houses will be on display in City Hall from December 1 – December 10. We can’t wait to see what you bake up!

COVID 19 City Hall Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Closed- Saturday and Sunday

JUDGING INFORMATION

  1. Judging will take place on Monday, November 30. Please remember this is an amateur contest and that Judges’ decisions are final.
  2. The People’s Choice voting will start Tuesday, December 1 at 8:00 am and will go until Friday, December 4th at 12:00 pm in City Hall. 
  3. Winners will be announced via the City of South Jordan Facebook Page.

 

2020 Gingerbread House Contest Entry Form

  • Rules

    1. Entries must be totally edible. All candy must be unwrapped, no lollipop sticks, and no perishable foods may be used.
    2. Entries must be original, no gingerbread house kits allowed.
    3. Entries must be freestanding and securely attached to a plywood base.
    4. Only battery-operated lighting can be used.
    5. Entries will remain on display at City Hall through December 10. 
    6. Entries must be dropped off at City Hall on Monday, November 30 between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
    7. Entries must be picked up on December 11  or they will be discarded.
    I understand that to be eligible for the competition; I must agree to the following as indicated by my signature below:
    1. I must deliver my completed entry to City Hall on Monday, November 30, 2020 between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
    2. I must follow all of the Rules and Procedures set forth by the City of South Jordan.
    3. My entry will remain on display in City Hall through December 10, 2020.
    4. Permission is hereby granted to the City of South Jordan, to print or otherwise duplicate the picture or likeness of my entry and/or myself, with my entry, for either internal or external release, this includes print and online publications, plus local and network television. I understand that the image of my entry becomes the property of the City of South Jordan.
    5. By participating, each competitor agrees to be bound by all of the Rules and Procedures herein, which may be amended from time to time. The City of South Jordan reserves the right to refuse entries that are deemed inappropriate for display, to disqualify any competitor who fails to follow the Rules and Procedures contained herein and/or to disqualify any competitor who falsifies any information which is submitted on this entry form.
    6. I agree to HOLD HARMLESS, RELEASE, DEFEND, AND INDEMNIFY, the City of South Jordan, their respective agents, employees, representatives, assignees, officers, directors, members, partners, volunteers and shareholders (each a "RELEASED PARTY") for ANY AND ALL LIABILITY and/or claims arising from injury to persons or damage to property arising from the incident, any RELEASED PARTY'S alleged or actual NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE, BREACH OF any express or implied WARRANTY, breach of contract, or breach of any statutory or other duty of care, or mistakes or errors in judgment of any kind. By signing this release, I Agree that I am releasing any right to make a claim or file a lawsuit against the City of South Jordan.
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Dec
1
Tue
2020
Candy Windows on Towne Center @ Towne Center Drive
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day

Make Candy Windows a holiday tradition! Join South Jordan City for our Virtual Light the Night event to kick off the most wonderful time of year! Take a stroll down Towne Center Drive and enjoy the incredible Candy Window displays. The Candy Window exhibits will be displayed in storefront windows on December 1st – December 31st.

Featured Artists: Krista Johanson and Jennifer Vesper 

Locations:

  • Salt Lake County Library
  • West Doors of City Hall
  • East Doors of City Hall
  • Painting with a Twist
  • South Jordan City Hall Annex
  • Flake Pie Company
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Elements Massage