Spring is on the horizon and we couldn’t be more excited for greener landscapes, longer days and promise of bright days ahead. Look ahead to spring and plan your staycation around these upcoming events and family-friendly things to do in March.
Gabriel Gordon Virtual Concert presented by Davis Arts Council
Violinist, conductor, composer and arranger Gabriel Gordon will perform as part of the DAC’s Virtual Chamber Music Mini-Series on YouTube. Free.
When: March 5 | 7 p.m.
Where: Join online to watch the performance
Vietnam War Dog Memorial Dedication Ceremony
Approximately 4,900 dogs served in Vietnam from 1964 to 1975. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1079 and Layton City invite you to attend the Vietnam War Dog Memorial Dedication Ceremony to pay tribute to all the K9s who served and continue to serve.
When: March 13 | 1 p.m.
Where: Vietnam Memorial Wall Replica, 508 Constitution Circle, Layton
St Paddy’s Day Run/Walk 2021
Enjoy a great day of fitness and fun with 5k, 10k and kids 1 mile options. Presented by TNT Running. Sign up on the Facebook event page.
When: March 13 | 9 a.m.
Where: Ellison Park, Layton
Lucky 13 Half Marathon 2021
Run this fun St Patrick’s Day themed race. Racers get a green shirt to run in and green top hat! This half marathon is presented by On Hill Events and has been moved to Legacy Trail in North Salt Lake.
When: March 20 | 9 a.m.
Where: Legacy Trail, 1100 West Center Street, North Salt Lake
Simple Treasures Boutique
Over 160 booths by Utah’s premier local crafters, featuring hand-crafted gifts and home decor, trendy boutique clothing, handmade jewelry, yummy treats and more.
When: March 17-20
Where: Legacy Events Center, Farmington
South Weber City Egg Hunt
Join South Weber City at Canyon Meadows Park on March 29th for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt begins at exactly 6 p.m. so show up 15 minutes early. There will also be food trucks, so come hungry. Don’t forget to wear a mask! Follow South Weber City on Facebook for more details.
Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve
Spanning 4,400 acres of wetland habitat along the eastern shore of the Great Salt Lake, Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve is a wonderful place to explore with the family. The wetlands provide nesting and feeding areas for over 250 species of birds and over 4 million feathered visitors each year. A boarded 1.3-mile walkway features several educational exhibits offering lessons about the Great Salt Lake’s birdlife, habitats, and the need to protect this important area. Fresh air, exercise and — don’t tell the kids — a great way to sneak in a little learning over spring break, too!
Hiking and Biking
With over 500 miles of paved and unpaved trails, there’s a hike in Davis for every skill level. Be sure to check trail conditions prior to heading out on mountain trails, as they may still have ice or snow and spikes may be required. Request a free Discover Davis trail map or click here for detailed maps of each trail.
Lagoon has been thrilling Utah families since 1886. Opening day is set for March 20, weather permitting, for the 2021 season. Visit www.lagoonpark.com for more information including operating hours and pricing.
Hit the Greens
Players of all levels will enjoy tee time at Davis County’s 10 golf courses, including nine public golf courses and one private country club. Learn more on www.discoverdavis.com.
With at least half a dozen disc golf courses in Davis, it’s a great opportunity to get outside and try something new. Check out the courses at Freedom Hills Park in Centerville and Davis Technical College to get started.
Antelope Island State Park
Take An e-Bike Tour
Antelope E-Bike Company offers e-Bike rentals and tours. Join a sunrise, afternoon or sunset guided tour or rent a bike and cruise around the island on your own.
Island Buffalo Grill
Fuel up for your Antelope Island hiking and biking adventures at Island Buffalo Grill overlooking the Great Salt Lake. Scheduled to open for the season by March 1, weather permitting, but follow on Facebook for updates.
Rhodes Valley Outfitters offers guided tours of Antelope Island on horseback. Exploring Antelope Island on horseback is a unique experience that will create lasting memories for the whole family. Call 435.300.8564 to reserve.
OPPA’s Greatest Hits Concert
Celebrate 5 years of OPPA! shows with a concert of some of our greatest hits sung by the OPPA! Players. Tickets and info about safety guidelines available on OPPA’s website.
When: March 12 | 7:30 p.m.
On Pitch Performing Arts presents Arsenic and Old Lace
OPPA in Layton presents the charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously “acceptable” roomers; the antics of their nephew who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt; and the activities of another nephew. Come see for yourself!
When: March 19-April 3
MORE EARLY SPRING FUN
Bountiful Town Square
This month, the Bountiful Ice Ribbon will become a path for roller skating and blading, walking and strollers this spring. Reservations will not be required, but check with the South Davis Rec Center for opening dates after the ice rink closes for the season. Round out your afternoon or evening with a stroll along nearby Main Street to browse the shops and grab a bite to eat.
Shopping at Station Park
Visiting Station Park is more than just stores – it’s an experience in itself! This open-air shopping center features more than 100 shops and restaurants, from nationally branded to locally owned. A great place to spend the day outdoors, with something for everyone in the family. Be sure to watch the beautiful fountain show, designed by the same hydro-engineering wizards who built the famed Bellagio fountain in Las Vegas. It’s a dazzling end to a visit to Station Park — and one more reason to #DiscoverDavis!