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:
Pumpkin carving/decorating contest will be awarded prizes in the following categories:
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:
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 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!
Looking for other holiday activities in South Jordan? Check out our Virtual Light the Night event here!
|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
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
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.
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!
Our traditional Spring Spectacular event has been re-imagined this year as a drive-thru event.
Participants will drive through and wave at the Easter Bunny, princesses, stilt walkers, and a baby animal petting zoo. Bags of Easter Eggs will be handed out at the end of the event.
Enter at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park (11010 S. 2200 W.)
Can you guess how much candy is in each of these jars? Play our GooseChase game “SoJo Spring Spectacular”. We’ll post one jar each day starting Monday, March 29th, through Saturday, April 3. The person who guesses the closest without going over, wins the jar of candy. Each jar will only be up one day.
Instructions to play:
Step 1: Download the GooseChase app
Step 2: Search for the game “SoJo Spring Spectacular”
Step 3: Create a team and join the game
SoJo Story Walks is an interactive story experience where participants can walk along the Jordan River Trail while reading page displays from popular children’s books. Participants can submit photos with their favorite pages and send them in for a chance to win prizes.
The fun begins at 947 W. Shields Lane, 4500 W. Skye Drive and 2400 Royal Heights Drive.
*Please use social distancing guidelines.
**Please note that your photos and videos will be used for marketing purposes and may be shared with the media along with your name.
Parent & Pirate Date Night
Pre-registration is REQUIRED for the Parent & Pirate Date Night.
$20 Per Resident Couple | $25 Per Non-Resident Couple | $10 Each Additional Child
Photo Opportunities • Inflatable Pirate Sword • Coin Purse • Light Refreshments
Sign up for a 90-minute time slot starting between 4 pm and 7 pm. Parents will help their pirates (children) make a coin purse, and then go on an escape-room-type treasure hunt, enjoy interactions with Captain Hook and Peter Pan, riddles with Mermaids, and playing on a life-sized pirate ship. Each pirate will also get their very own inflatable sword.
Register at register.sjc.utah.gov
Masks will be required and provided.
2021 SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands
Application and Terms and Conditions of Participation
SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands Video Submission
DUE July 5, 2021
Thank you for your interest in the SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands. By entering this competition, each member of your band must agree to the following terms and conditions:
If you have any questions about this event, please contact Natalie Domino at email@example.com.
Parade Date & Time: September 18, 9:00 am
South Jordan City welcomes you to the annual Summerfest celebration–a favorite among participants and residents alike. Please take a moment to read the following entry form information.
Complete the entry form below and submit before or on the August 16th deadline to avoid the late fee. Please also read and be familiar with the parade rules and regulations, also below. Thank you!
South Jordan Summerfest Parade Guidelines, Terms, & Conditions
This year’s parade will be limited to the first 100 entries. Each entry must have completed a timely application. Any unpermitted entry will be escorted off the parade route.
Please be sure to communicate these rules to everyone in your entry. Only one copy of these rules is attached to each entry form.
If motorized vehicles will be included, each entry will be limited to 4 vehicles. Drivers of motorized vehicles must have valid Utah driver licenses.
All minors riding bicycles, using skateboards, scooters, or roller blades must wear appropriate safety equipment.
Appropriate music or sound may be used by an entry; however, no air horns or excessive noise/music is permitted.
Propelling water at parade spectators along the route is strictly prohibited. Water guns and/or water balloons are not permitted in the parade.
Do not throw or shoot candy, paper, or souvenirs at spectators. However, a gentle “UNDERHAND” toss is acceptable.
All animal entries must arrange to provide their own accompanying clean-up crews.
Keep within 20 – 30 feet of the entry in front of you. Do not pause during the parade except to maintain proper distance, or during an emergency.
City and parade officials reserve the right to eject any entry at any time failing to comply with parade rules and regulations, or posing safety risks to their participants or spectators.