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Make Mom's Day the Gardner Village Way
Thursday May 2 2024
Gardner Village is known for many things – festivals, locally owned shops, gorgeous grounds, and the list goes on – but the jewel in our crown has to be togetherness. Gardner Village brings people together, and fulfilling that kind of purpose … well, it doesn’t get better! This Mother’s Day, celebrate ...

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Easter Hoppenings at Gardner Village
Thursday Mar 14 2024
That groundhog was right, spring is near! At least it is at Gardner Village, where spring is in full swing! The changing season means Easter is right around the corner. Now’s the time to hop by The Village for some celebratory fun and one-stop holiday prep. From our fan-favorite Egg ...

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Lots to Love at Gardner Village
Thursday Feb 1 2024
Can you feel it? Love is definitely in the air. This Valentine’s Day, we’ve got your hearts in spades, with date ideas, gifts galore, and other special touches sure to make this year a memorable one, whether you’re celebrating with your sweetheart, your gals, or enjoying some self love. Your At-a-Glance ...

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Creative Classes Available at Gardner Village
Friday Jan 19 2024
A class all about CHOCOLATE?! It’s true! And it isn’t the only sweet learning experience to found at Gardner Village. You can choose from one-time options or ongoing training, whether you want to learn the tricks of the chocolate trade, a bit about knit (and crochet!), how to finesse a ...

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Get Road Trip Ready at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jul 12 2023
Summer = Road Trips! With summer at its halfway point, now’s a great time to discuss how to get yourself travel ready. From your attire to the in-transit action plan to the all-important snack menu, we’ve got you covered with all the essentials. Plus, don’t forget to treat those on ...

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10 Ways to Make Mother's Day at Gardner Village
Tuesday May 9 2023
“Mum’s” the word at Gardner Village. Treat your special lady to a full experience, all in one convenient and unique stop. Here’s a quick look at just some of the many ways you can make mother’s day this May:   Image credit: Annekah T. Photography  1. Give your gal a shopping spree at ...

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Treats for Your Sweets
Wednesday Feb 8 2023
Q. Does Gardner Village put the SWEET in sweetheart? A. Totes!   This time of year, Chocolate Covered Wagon and Happy Camper Deli and Bakery at Gardner Village are your go-to spots for Cupid-level cuteness.   DON’T GO BREAKIN’ MY HEART Actually… on second thought… a little heartbreak will add some serious fun to Valentine’s Day gift giving ...

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Celebrate Utah History and Experience It
Wednesday Jul 20 2022
At Gardner Village, we have serious Pioneer Day pride. After all, we’re home to one of the earliest flour mills in Utah, built by Archibald Gardner, a Scottish immigrant and early Utah pioneer. Gardner Village owners, Angie Gerdes and Joe Long, consider it a tremendous honor to now be the keepers of ...

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A Sweet Piece of Utah History at Chocolate Covered Wagon
Wednesday Jul 6 2022
Did you know you can see the Great Salt Lake from space? Did you also know ALL taffy pulled at Chocolate Covered Wagon is made from salt taken from this great Utah landmark?   Since July is a month to celebrate not only our national history but also our state origins, we thought now ...

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Ten Fun Things to Do at Gardner Village this Summer
Wednesday Jun 1 2022
Yay! Summer vacation is officially on! Boo! Outrageous gas prices make travel tricky. Yay! You don’t need to drive far to enjoy an adventure! Gardner Village is conveniently located just off I-15 in West Jordan, Utah. With a short trip, you can enjoy an entire day or even weekend of fun without breaking ...

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Easter Hoppinings at Gardner Village
Wednesday Apr 6 2022
Spring has sprung, which means good things are hoppenin’ at Gardner Village! From adorable spring photo ops and new baby animals to an egg-ceptional egg tree, bursting with color and the sweetest Easter treats, The Village is alive with things to see, do, and taste! You can even take the ...

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Love Is In the Air
Wednesday Feb 9 2022
Sure, it’s nearly Valentine’s Day, but that’s not why there’s lots to love at Gardner Village. At least not the ONLY reason. All month long, you’ll fall head over heels for the heartfelt photo ops, date/girls/family night activities, and darling gifts, décor & more you’ll find in our shops. Let’s ...

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All Things Pumpkin at WitchFest
Wednesday Oct 27 2021
Just because WitchFest is nearing an end doesn’t mean the  pumpkin play has to stop. Enjoy the picks of the patch at Gardner Village. Here are just a few of the GREAT pumpkin treats you’ll discover when you visit: THE HAPPIEST PUMPKIN PHOTO OPS Whether you're photographing your lil pumpkin or want a ...

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A Dozen (and 1!) Ways to Celebrate Utah's History at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jul 7 2021
It's no secret we take great pride in our Utah roots at Gardner Village. Preserving and honoring the past is something we do all year, but July is an extra fun time to celebrate our state. From treats and games to Americana photo ops and even facials, here are a dozen ...

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A LONG List of Fun Woodland Fairy Experiences to Enjoy
Wednesday Jun 9 2021
Our Woodland Fairies aren’t the only ones taking flight right now. The Gardner Village shops are in full fairy motion with fun make-and-take projects, special events, and fanciful fairy merchandise. From fairy parades and unicorns to train rides and crafts, let’s take a look at what’s in store for you ...

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Enjoy a New Burst of Color at our Easter Tree
Wednesday Mar 17 2021
Spring is in the air at Gardner Village. Literally. While we’re still waiting for the beautiful blossoms to brighten the skies, there’s a new burst of color for you to enjoy — The Easter Tree!   Can you guess how many bright eggs are dangling from this tree’s branches and in the ...

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One Stop, 14 Unique Ways to Celebrate Valentine's
Wednesday Feb 10 2021
Where can you get all of the ingredients for an extra special Valentine’s Day and week in one simple, centrally-located stop? Gardner Village, of course. From dining and shopping to memorable activities and heartfelt gifts, we have everything you need to plan the perfect romantic rendezvous. 1. Start with lunch a ...

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Simple Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Valentine's Day Charcuterie Board
Wednesday Feb 3 2021
The word might not roll off the tongue… charcue… what now?! But it IS easy to create. Let the shops at Gardner Village help you create the SWEETEST charcuterie board for your Valentine.   STEP 1: Think Gift Beyond edibles, a charcuterie board makes a very creative gift idea. Beyond sweets, think of ...

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Your Summertime Staycation Destination
Wednesday Aug 5 2020
Get outta town! Oh... wait... That's not quite as easy as it sounds these days. Fortunately, Gardner Village puts those vacation vibes right in your own backyard. Whether you drive or make a bigger day of it with a train trip on TRAX, a visit to Gardner Village is the ...

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Get Personalized Chocolate Eggs To Go from Chocolate Covered Wagon
Wednesday Mar 25 2020
Enjoy one of your favorite Easter treats from a distance. Thanks to curbside pickup at Chocolate Covered Wagon, you can keep your tradition of personalized chocolate eggs alive without sacrificing your healthy distance.  Egg Ordering Ordering to-go eggs is easy. Simply: Call the store at 801.938.1963 to order or send your order to chocolatecoveredwagon@gmail.com. Phone ...

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Valentines Day the Gardner Village Way
Wednesday Feb 5 2020
A horse-drawn carriage… Freshly cut flowers… A romantic dinner for two and unique ambiance… Freshly baked treats and chocolate-dipped sweets… Cupid, himself, couldn’t write this stuff. It’s the stuff Valentine's Day is made of, and it can all be found at Gardner Village! Your Carriage Awaits  You’ll score major romance points with ...

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The Gardner Village Elves are Back in Town
Wednesday Nov 27 2019
Who needs a shelf when you have Gardner Village? It’s THE place for those elves to hang out this time of year.  The elves pulled in and set up camp last weekend, just in time for the Christmas season (and just ahead of the snowfall!).  Santa’s elves didn’t waste any time getting ...

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Wedding Planning at Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 4 2019
Welcome to Wedding Planning Part 2! Last week, we checked many items off our list — the dress, the bridal party attire, those adorable flower girl dresses, the mother of the bride, the cake, the stationery, and, of course, the flowers. Today, we’ll dive into the remaining items on our ...

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Your Gardner Village Guide to Great Eats & Sweets
Wednesday Aug 21 2019
Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, a full meal at a sit-down restaurant, or a little from columns A and B, you’re in luck. Gardner Village is home to Archibald’s Restaurant and Chocolate Covered Wagon. Each is known for its freshly-prepared specialties and unique atmosphere. Consider this your taste guide ...

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Create Your Own Summer Camp at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jun 19 2019
School’s out … Now what? Never fear, Gardner Village has your back with an entire catalog of ideas to share with your children. It's your chance to create your own cool summer camp experience. If we handed out merit badges, you could fill a full sash with the options available. Take ...

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The Fairy Best Shopping in Town
Wednesday May 22 2019
Each spring, fairies call Gardner Village home during the annual Woodland Fairy Festival. To make our flying friends feel at home, the Gardner Village shop owners go all out, both in decorating their stores and in offering fairy-themed merchandise. It’s a wonderful time to flutter about The Village and see ...

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Make Mother's Day With Around-the-Clock Gifts
Wednesday May 8 2019
Make Mother’s Day an around-the-clock affair with a full day of special surprises. From Brunch to bedtime snacks, Gardner Village has you covered and will help you give Mom a day she won’t forget.  WAKEUP SURPRISE Start Mother’s Day off on a high note with a bedside surprise. A flower arrangement from ...

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The Ultimate Valentine's Date Awaits at Gardner Village
Tuesday Feb 5 2019
Want to feel like Cinderalla or her Cinderfella this Valentine’s Day? No need to contact your fairy godmother or seek a giant pumpkin in the off season. Gardner Village has you covered with a romantic carriage ride, a delicious three-course dinner for two, decadent chocolate covered strawberries, and some of the ...

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Take a Class at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jan 23 2019
Is “try something new” a 2019 goal you hope to achieve? There’s something very rewarding about stretching yourself, especially when it includes creative play. Gardner Village offers a full course catalog of creative class options. From chocolate sweetness and fairy gardens to fabric art and flower arranging, there are many artistic ...

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Make Your Gift Giving Extra Sweet
Tuesday Dec 11 2018
Have visions of sugarplums been busy dancing in your head? Gardner Village has the stuff dreams are made of.  Want to show your neighbors you care. Nothing says “I like living by you!” quite like caramel apples. And you can even get those apples gift wrapped in a charming gable box ...

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The FREE Elf Scavenger Hunt Is On!
Wednesday Dec 5 2018
Reindeer aren’t the only ones who like to play games. The Gardner Village elves are always up to something fun, and this year is no exception. As part of the free elf displays throughout The Village during 2018, you’ll find elves enjoying all sorts of entertaining activities, from baking cookies to making s’mores and ice ...

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A Unique Way to Experience Pioneer Day
Wednesday Jul 11 2018
Every day is Pioneer Day at Gardner Village. After all, in 1853, one of the original Utah Mormon pioneers, Archibald Gardner, built the mill that currently sits at the heart of The Village. What was once an industrious flour mill in Utah is now home to Archibald’s Restaurant and CF Home. The ...

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Experience a History Lesson and a Fun Family Outing
Wednesday Jun 27 2018
Calling all history buffs (and families looking for something unusual, free, and fun to do this summer!). School may be out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t give your kiddos an undercover history lesson, disguised as a day of play. Take a trip through Utah’s history with the newly-updated Gardner ...

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Easter Hoppenings at Gardner Village
Wednesday Mar 14 2018
Easter’s a hoppenin' thing at Gardner Village. From fancy children’s frocks, darling decor, and tasty treats to photo ops, Easter brunch, and more, your hunt for a one-stop Easter spot is over.  Holiday Prep From decorating your house to dressing your egg hunters, you’ll find fresh ideas in bloom at The Village.  Easter ...

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Learn a New Skill in 2018 with Gardner Village Classes
Wednesday Dec 27 2017
In may be winter break, but class is nearly in session at Gardner Village. These creative outings are an excellent way to get in a little ‘me’ time or enjoy a fun outing with a friend. Take a look at what’s being offered this winter:  Furniture Painting @ Aunt Elsie's Trinkets & ...

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Enjoy a Witch-y Feast at WitchFest
Wednesday Oct 4 2017
What’s WitchFest without a WitchFeast? When you think about a witches' dinner party, you likely conjure up thoughts of bellybutton lint, toad warts, and bubbling brews. While this may be true after hours, this couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to these witch eats. Archibald’s Restaurant and ...

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Back-to-School Gifts for Students and Teachers
Tuesday Aug 8 2017
Looking to welcome the 2017-18 school year in a unique way? The shops at Gardner Village have you covered. Whether you want to treat your child’s new teacher to a little first-day surprise or give your young student something fun to celebrate the season, you’ll find plenty of original ideas ...

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Woodland Fairy Fun at Gardner Village: Happy Activities Await!
Wednesday Apr 26 2017
Fancy a little Woodland Fairy fun? Gardner Village is where it’s at. The fairies are Inn, and there's fun to be had! It’s like your own enchanting forest, hidden in the heart of the city! Step inside and join the Woodland Fairies for festivities and frolicking. After all, if anyone knows how ...

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Hippity Hoppity, Easter's On Its Way!
Tuesday Apr 4 2017
There’s an extra dose of magic in the air at Gardner Village in the springtime. Flowers are in bloom. The sun is shining. And it simply feels SO good to be outside again, enjoying the fresh air! So it’s no wonder the Easter Bunny loves to hop in as he prepares ...

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Chocolate Parties are Fun, Fun, Fun!
Tuesday Mar 28 2017
“Chocolate” and “party”… Are there two finer words in the English language? Put them together, and you have a kid’s paradise!  Chocolate parties make memorable birthday parties, spring break outings, family night fun, and more! But chocolate parties at Chocolate Covered Wagon at Gardner Village aren’t just for the wee ones. They make ...

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Camp Chocolate is on at Chocolate Covered Wagon
Thursday Jul 28 2016
Calling all campers. It's time for Camp Chocolate!    That's right, a camp for CHOCOLATE! How's that for a sweet concept? This tasty summer excursion takes place every Tuesday at the Chocolate Covered Wagon in Gardner Village. You can sign up for the 1:00 PM or the 3:00 PM class--or both, depending ...

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