Ah the holidays! There are so many wonderful holiday events in Ogden this December that it may be difficult to choose. From the Christmas Village to the Carnival of the Animals, there’s something wonderful and magical for everyone this holiday season in Ogden.

Events in Ogden this December

Holiday Fun Day
When: December 1st, 2017
Where: The Union Station
2501 Wall Avenue
Ogden, UT

Come celebrate global holiday traditions! There will tons of great crafts, food and live music too!

The Nest Holiday Open House at Ogden Nature Center
When: December 2nd, 2017
Where: Ogden Nature Center
966 West 12th Street
Ogden, UT

Enjoy holiday shopping, a local artisan fair, bake sale, a make-and-take nature craft from 11:30am-1:00pm, and complimentary gift wrapping. Also for sale will be fresh holiday swags and centerpieces. The Nest Gift Shop features nature related books, stationary, toys, games, art, bird feeders, artisan jewelry, and casual clothing. All proceeds benefit the Ogden Nature Center’s mission to unite people with nature and nurture appreciation and stewardship of the environment.

Christmas Village
When: Now through January 1st, 2017
Where: Downtown Ogden
2549 Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT

Christmas Village Illuminates Ogden’s downtown area with magnificent displays and holiday lights every year from the Saturday after Thanksgiving through January 1. Spectators find themselves in a dazzling winter wonderland set aglow with Christmas lights and a unique setting of cottages modeled after Santa’s village at the North Pole.

The lights are on at Christmas Village from 5pm to midnight every night and admission is free. Take a virtual walk through Christmas Village. Learn more about each cottage and vote for your favorite!

Created a Mandala Ornament
When: December 6th, 2017
Where: Local Artisan Collective
2371 Kiesel Avenue
Ogden, UT

Come and create your own recycled CD ornament with Mandala’s on them. You get to decorate your own CD and make an ornament for your tree. This class is for children from 11 to adult. This class will be December 6th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Utah Symphony – Carnival of Animals
When: December 7th, 2017
Where: Austad Auditorium
3950 West Campus Drive
Ogden, UT

Thierry Fischer, conductor Louis Lortie, piano SAINT-SAENS Symphony in F Major ‘Urbs Roma’ SAINT-SAENS Piano Concerto No. 2 SAINT-SAENS Carnival of the Animals.

Utah Symphony – A Broadway Christmas with Brian Stokes, Mitchell
When: December 14th, 2017
Where: Austad Auditorium
3950 West Campus Drive
Ogden, UT

Broadway legend and Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell joins the Utah Symphony for a special night of holiday cheer, featuring classic carols and iconic Christmas songs like ‘White Christmas’ and ‘You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch!’

Chariot Races
When: December 16th, 2017
Where: Race Track
1000 North 1200 West
Ogden, UT

The fastest athletes from intermountain chariot clubs are harnessed in teams of 2 and pull a chariot for 440 yards while competing head to head against other teams. This is a fun filled family sport that boasts a unique experience.

Ugly Sweater Beer Yoga
When: December 18th, 2017
Where: Talisman Brewing Company
1258 S. Gibson Avenue
Ogden, UT

Join us at Talisman Brewing for a one-hour, beginner-friendly yoga class followed by a 5 beer tasting. Wear your ugly holiday sweater!
*BYOM* Bring Your Own Mat
*Must be 21 years of age or older to participate*
*By signing up for this event, all participants claim full responsibilty for personal injury and waive liability from all event organizers, including the yoga instructor and venue/class location*

A Fairly Potter Christmas Carol
When: December 23rd, 2017
Where: 3934 S. Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT

For the third year in a row, A Fairly Potter Christmas carol is back by popular demand! enjoy an evening full of Christmas magic and, well, regular magic with your favorite witches and wizards. With script and original music written by our very own rick rea, this musical parody is perfect for the whole family!