(Unconventional) Valentine's Day Events This Week in SLC

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it can be hard to find things to do as a single person. Here’s a collection of fun events around the University of Utah to look forward to this week. All these events are date optional, but I’d recommend sharing the love an bringing a friend. The best part is that, unless otherwise noted, these events are free!

What: Urban Flea Market


When: February 10, 2019

10 am to 4 pm

Where: The Gateway

12 S Rio Grande Street

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

About: Admission is $2 to enter this flea market, where you will find a collection of local vendors.



What: Microbial Paint Night


When: February 11, 2019

            6:30 pm to 7 pm

Where: Great Salt Lake Institute

1840 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

About: Instead of usual paint, this event will help you use microbes as pain to create a piece of art. Please RSVP through the link on the event page to participate.



What: GRL PWR Event


When: February 12, 2019

            5 pm to 7 pm

Where: University Union - University of Utah

200 Central Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

About: GRL PWR is hosted by University of Utah VS Pink. It starts with a panel of inspirational women, which will be followed by yoga. This event also can be a great place to network and meet new friends.


What: U of U Jazz Ensemble Directed by Kris Johnson


When: February 13, 2019

            7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Where: Salt Lake City and Gallivan Center Events

239 S Main St, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

About: This performance by the U of U Jazz Ensemble is to help celebrate Black History Month.


What: Film Viewing- Sugar Coated


When: February 14, 2019

            12 pm to 2 pm

Where: J. Willard Marriott Library

295 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

About: A film about the shady tactics used by the sugar industry will be shown. There will be refreshments. The University of Utah Dental School Students will be handing out oral hygiene kits.


What: The Gateway Winter Art Stroll


When: February 15, 2019

            6 pm to 9 pm

Where: See website for participating galleries

About: Explore Salt Lake City’s art scene by wandering through several galleries downtown.


Most important of all, don’t forget to go to your local grocery store to buy on-sale candy after Valentine’s Day. Happy Galentines & Valentine's Day to all our readers here at Her Campus Utah!

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