Nov
23
Mon
2020
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!

Feb
14
Sun
2021
Virtual SoJo Date Dash 5K 2021 @ Virtual
Feb 14 @ 12:00 am – Feb 20 @ 11:59 pm

Date Dash 2019

Virtual SoJo Date Dash

February 14-20, 2021
$5

Race Entries Include
Race pin and swag Bag.

Shirts sold separately for $12.
Shirt deadline is February 8th.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Mar
9
Tue
2021
Group Guitar Lessons @ Gale Center Museum
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar? This 8-week group course is created for beginners ages 15 years old and up. Only 10 slots available, register at register.sjc.utah.gov

** COVID-19 Guidelines: Masks and Social Distancing are required**

Date: Every Tuesday, March 9, 16, 23, 30 & April 6, 13, 20, 27

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Gale Center Auditorium (10300 S. Beckstead Lane, South Jordan, Utah 84095)

Total Cost: $150 (8 classes/$18.75 per class)

Instructor: Jacob Lambros

Required Supplies: Guitar, strap, picks, and a tuner.

Mar
14
Sun
2021
Virtual SoJo Gold Rush 5K @ Virtual Course
Mar 14 – Mar 20 all-day
Gold Rush 2019

Virtual SoJo Gold Rush

March 14-20, 2021
$5

Race Entries Include
Race pin and swag Bag.

Shirts sold separately for $12.
Shirt deadline is March 4th.

Check out all the Race Series races!

Register Here

Mar
23
Tue
2021
Evil Scientist Academy @ South Jordan Community Center
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm
Evil Scientist Academy @ South Jordan Community Center | South Jordan | Utah | United States
In this program, students will explore the amazing world of physics through hands-on experiments. They will make discoveries about motion, heat, light and electricity.
  • Dates: March 23-May 4, on Tuedsays from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $69
  • Ages: Kindergarten-6th Grade
Register Now
Apr
3
Sat
2021
Spring Spectacular Drive-Thru @ Salt Lake County Equestrian Park
Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.)

candy jars spring spectacular

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

Apr
5
Mon
2021
SoJo Story Walks @ Multiple Locations
Apr 5 – Sep 12 all-day

SoJo Story Walks

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.

Story Walk Submission

Submit a photo of you or your group with your favorite page of the story each week and be entered to win awesome prizes!
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May
1
Sat
2021
Parent & Pirate Date Night @ South Jordan City Park Softball Fields
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Parent & Pirate Date Night @ South Jordan City Park Softball Fields | South Jordan | Utah | United States

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

Prices Include:
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.

Jun
2
Wed
2021
Art with Nancy : 2nd – 6th grade @ South Jordan Community Center
Jun 2 @ 4:15 pm – Nov 10 @ 5:15 pm

 

Art Class with Nancy is a monthly, creativity-based, four-class, art course for boys and girls ages 2nd-6th grade. Each month focuses on a new project. For more information please visit www.artclasswithnancy.com

Sign up early, space is limited! Register online at register.sjc.utah.gov! Register under Activities for Registration – Arts Programming – Art Class with Nancy.

JUNE CLASSES: Still Life/Stuffed Animals – June 2, 9, 16, & 23

JULY CLASSES: Fiber Art – July 7, 14, 21, & 28

SEPTEMBER CLASSES: Animal Art – September 1, 8, 15, & 22 

Please see www.artclasswithnancy.com for details. Class Schedule: Day 1: Draw, Day 2: Paint, Day 3: Draw, Day 4: Paint **There are no makeup classes so students must attend all classes to keep up with the schedule**

Important: To ensure safety during COVID parents are asked to supply their child with – a set of Colored pencils, a set of Colored Markers, and an 8 count Water Color Paint Set. The instructor will provide – Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning Supplies, Water Bowls, Paper Towels, Paint Brushes, and Instruction. TUITION REDUCED to $40.00 to compensate.

COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. If your child is sick, please keep them home. Follow proper hygiene guidelines – soap or hand sanitizer will be provided in the classroom. Parents must stay in the car and students will be spaced 6ft from other students.

Sep
17
Fri
2021
SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands @ Salt Lake County Equestrian Park & Event Center
Sep 17 – Sep 18 all-day
SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands @ Salt Lake County Equestrian Park & Event Center | South Jordan | Utah | United States

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:

  • This is an all-ages, family-oriented community event. Music lyrics must be clean. The performance must be free of all violence, vulgarity, lewdness, sexual content, and adult language. Failure to comply with these standards will result in disqualification from the competition.
  • This competition will take place in three rounds as described below. If a band advances to the final round, they will be competing with a 25-minute live set at South Jordan City’s SoJo Summerfest on September 17, 2021.
  • Bands chosen to advance will be chosen by a panel of judges.
  • Individuals may only enter in one band and the individuals in each band should remain constant.
  • Bands must submit all songs in the form of a YouTube link. A “music video” is not required, the video can just be a cell phone video of the band playing the song.

Round 1:

  • Each group will be allotted a total of four (4) minutes to perform one song they feel best represents their Any band going over their time limit may be disqualified or have points deducted.
  • Entries will be judged by an internal committee, the bands progressing to Round 2 will be notified on July 19, 2021.

Round 2:

  • Each advancing group will be allotted a total of 10 minutes to perform up to two additional songs, one cover song and one original song OR two original songs on or before August 2, 2021. Any band going over their time limit or fail to have additional videos submitted on time may be disqualified or have points
  • Entries from both rounds will be judged by our professional judges. The bands progressing to the Final Round will be announced on August 16, 2021.

Final Round:

  • If a band advances to the final round, they will be competing with a 25-minute live set at South Jordan City’s SoJo Summerfest on September 17, 2021.
  • Winners from each category will perform a final 45-minute set on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Natalie Domino at sojoevents@sjc.utah.gov.

SoJo Summerfest Battle of the Bands

  • Band Information

    Please provide as much information about your band as you can.
  • Video Submissions

    Please provide one link to a video of your group performing a song up to four (4) minutes long.
  • Band Member Information

    Please provide information for all band members. Please list the main contact first. Each individual may only participate in one band.
  • Please provide additional information for each band member. Click on the plus button on the right to add another member.
    NameAgePositionPhoneEmail