Gardner Village Blog 2018 Gardner Village Family Activities at a Glance
Tuesday Jan 2 2018

Where in Utah can you experience state history first hand, find fanciful fairies, hula your way to summer savings, dance and play with witches, dine with Santa, and help feed hungry childen around the globe? Such year-round magic only happens at one place--Gardner Village! Here’s an at-a-glance look at the fun to plan on in 2018. Don't miss any of the excitment. Bookmark, pin, or print this page. 

(NOTE: You can also check our events and sales calendar page for up-to-date event info.



Jan. 1: Happy New Year! 



Saturday, Feb. 10: Candy Heart 5K Run/Walk

It’s the first Gardner Village/On Hill Events run of the year. Check the On Hill Events website for a complete list of running/walking events for 2018. 



March 26 - April 17: Spring Sale

Enjoy some time in the sunshine and find that perfect piece to give your home some fresh spring appeal. local shopping in utah


Sunday, April 1: Easter Brunch @ The Gathering Place

easter brunch

April 13 & 14: Feed My Starving Children Charity Event  @ The Gathering Place

This is your chance to help a tremendous organization feed children all over the world by preparing meal packets. It’s a unique experience you won’t forget.

feed my starving children 2018

April 14 through June 23: Woodland Fairies Celebration

Experience the enchantment. This springtime celebration includes free Woodland Fairy displays throughout The Village, unique make-and-take crafts, parades that your young fairies star in, the magic of the Wishing Bridge, face painting, games, and so much more!


Sunday, May 13: Mother’s Day Brunch @ The Gathering Place

May 24 - 26, 28: Memorial Weekend Village-wide Sale


The Gardner Village Historic Scavenger Hunt is on during the month of July! Make Utah history a game the whole family will enjoy.

utah history


Saturday, Aug. 4: Moonlight Madness Sale & Beach Party

It’s time to say aloha to serious savings throughout The Village! 

things to do with friends in summer

Aug. 30, 31, and Sept. 1, 3: Labor Day Weekend Sale



Sept. 15: Welcome, Witches! 

The Village is bubbling over with witch wonderment. Experience free witch displays, classes, shows, and pure witchy magic! 

halloween family fun at gardner village


Witch wonderment is in full swing with Six Hags Witches Adventure, Witchapalooza Music and Dinner Theater, Breakfast with a Witch, and Witch in the Kitchen! (Mark your calender! Event tickets go on sale Aug. 1.) 

cooking classes in west jordan utah

Oct. 12, 13, and 26, 27: Witches’ Night Out

Oct. 18 - 20: Wee Witches Weekend



Nov. 17 - Dec. 31: The Elves arrive! 

Get in the holiday spirit with a free family scavenger hunt and a walk through this winter wonderland. 

free elf displays christmas

Nov. 24: Small Business Saturday

Come out and show our local business owners support. 


Breakfast with Santa. (Dates TBD.) 

holiday fun for families

Celebrate with the Shops

The shops at Gardner Village are owned by independent business owners. These talented and passionate Utah residents work hard to add to the festive atmosphere found throughout The Village. Here are just a few of the fun things you can do. Check with your favorite stops for more unique celebrations and activities going on throughout the year. 

Plan Your Own Party

Of course, in addition to this lively list of things to do, you can make your own party plans. Gardner Village has several different event spaces to choose from. Check the events page to find your perfect location. 

From chasing fairies and dining with witches to playing with elves and seeing Santa, it's no wonder Gardner Village is a favorite Utah spot for families. 

breakfast with santa at gardner village

Here’s hoping the new year is a happy one as you make memories with your family. 

Megan Hoeppner

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