Depending on how you interpret the Maya calendar, Friday supposedly ushers in the end of the world. Fortunately, there are several businesses turning that doomsday prediction into a reason to celebrate. Here are a few local hot spots for your apocalypse-eve planning.
Free ice skating, photo booth, hot chocolate and music by DJ Jimmy Chunga at this outdoor event, sponsored by 101.9 The End.
When » Friday night at 9
Where » The Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City; 801-535-6110
Tickets » $15-$20; 1019theend.com
Spanish Fork’s spacious Deerhunter Pub offers a night of local apocalyptic rock and roll with performances by Burn Your World, Intra-Venus & the Cosmonauts, Hindenburg Pilot and Death by Deathray. Visit the Pub’s Facebook page for the code word that could get you a free t-shirt.
When » Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where » The Deerhunter Pub, 2000 N. 300 West; Spanish Fork; 801-798-8582
Tickets » $5, thedeerhunterpub.com
Party the world away with Snoop Dogg, who headlines this intimate show at The Depot with special guest Pac Div. Sponsored by U92 and Mix 107.9,
When » Friday night; doors open at 8; music begins at 9 p.m.
The Depot » 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City; 801-456-2800
Tickets » $50-$55; smithstix.com
Hip-hop and art
The Salt Haus, an indoor music and art venue that opened in October, hosts a semi-formal 21+ party. (Usually it’s an all-ages venue.) Music by Mederios Jazz Trio, Beachmen and DJ Turtleboy, with a showcase of works by artists Ben Meeks, Tyler James, Simone Gordon, Calvin Denney, Kenzie Udseth and Jimi Bennight.
When » Friday night at 7
Where » The Salt Haus, 35 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City, inside The Pickle Company building; 801-577-1093
Tickets » $5-$10; unlimited drinks and a Champagne toast for an extra $5.Next Page >
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