SALT LAKE CITY — For those who want avoid the cold and soak up the fun this holiday, the organizers of one Salt Lake City New Year's Eve celebration say they've got you covered.
The Gateway and Downtown SLC's second annual Last Hurrah event will include live music from folk group Band of Annuals, food trucks and fireworks, organizers said.
Though chilly, low-teen temperatures are expected, "we have all of our outside fire pits that will be lit, we have several outdoor patio heaters that will be sprinkled throughout the event," marketing director Jacklyn Briggs said.
There will also be several indoor activities including game rooms, a karaoke lounge and a 21-and-older pop-up lounge, she said.
Clark Planetarium will stay open until 10 p.m., and visitors can walk through free exhibits. Show admission for the day is $5, and two extra shows will play into the night — one at 8 p.m. and one at 9 p.m.Comment on this story
Other performers include local artists Lord Vox, Samba Fogo, Kenshin Taiko Drummers and Talia Keys.
The free, all-ages event begins at 8 p.m. at The Gateway, 400 W. 100 South, and will ring in the New Year with fireworks at midnight.
"In Salt Lake City, we host great parties and invite everyone to join in the fun. Last Hurrah is a perfect way for all ages to ring in the New Year and to celebrate each other and our great Capital City," said Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski in a news release.
For more information and a schedule of events, visit lasthurrahslccom.