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Zoo, Arts & Parks (ZAP)
2001 S State St  N3-200
Salt Lake City, UT 84190-2000
Phone: (385) 468-7058
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Free Events

Looking for Something You Can Do for Free or at a Discount?

Salt Lake County is a vibrant, dynamic, and exciting place thanks to YOU! Every 10 years since 1997, Salt Lake County voters have made it so one penny of every $10 of sales tax spent in Salt Lake County goes to support over 200 arts and cultural organizations. Many of these organizations provide free or discounted activities in the community. Whether you are interested in art, music, history, or dance there is plenty to do!

2020 ZAP Kids Summer Passport

Do you and your family have your Kids Summer Passport? The ZAP Kids Summer Passport is a free program to help families find fun and engaging (and free or discounted!) activities all summer long, so your fun is never delayed by not knowing what to do.

The 2020 ZAP Kids Summer Passport starts Visit the page below for information on how to get your free Passport, as well as destinations you can visit almost every day of summer. Visit five destinations and get their stamps in your passport, and you get invited to our Final Destination Celebration at the end of August!


Get your ZAP Kids Summer Passport

 ZAP Free Days and Discounted Admission

The following ZAP-supported organizations offer discounted or free admission days at various times throughout the year.  Dates are subject to change, so check with your favorite organization for details!

Discovery Gateway

Hogle Zoo (Wild Wednesdays)

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium 

Natural History Museum of Utah

Red Butte Garden

Salt Lake Acting Company

Tracy Aviary  (Winter Wednesdays)


Our Free Events Map

This interactive map shows free events coming up within the week near you. Once you click the map, there are three ways to find events:

  1. Enter your street address (no city or ZIP)
  2. Click the locate tool in the top left corner
  3. Click anywhere on the map!