You've heard of the Gallery Stroll, but have you heard of downtown SLC's Garden Stroll? From April 1 - May 8, Main Street in Salt Lake City features several pop-up parks and indoor installations in between South Temple and 300 South. Designed by various architecture firms, landscape designers, artists, and more, these temporary structures are fun to explore with kids.
My kids and I garden strolled this past weekend. We actually started at Temple Square to visit the world-class gardens there. (Side note: if you've never visited Temple Square in the spring, now is the time to go! Tulips galore!) After strolling around Temple Square, we crossed South Temple and worked our way south on the east side of Main Street, down to 300 South, and then back up Main Street on the west side to visit all of the temporary installations.
My kids' favorite pop-up park on the Garden Stroll featured a giant labyrinth game.
Bonus: if you take a selfie of yourself at one or all of the eight pop-up parks, you might win a prize for your own garden! Cool!
Address: Main Street, in between South Temple and 300 South
Hours: All day every day, from April 1 - May 8
Entrance Fee: FREE
- You get two hours of free parking at the City Creek Center underground parking lots. Or you can ride TRAX to get to Main Street.
- Pack a picnic lunch and sit down in any of the on-street lunch enclosures on Main Street next to City Creek Center.