Utah Olympic Oval celebrates Halloween with popular annual community event for kids and families on Friday, October 23

October 15 2015

Kearns, UT (October 15, 2015) – Utah Olympic Oval celebrates the upcoming Halloween holiday with its 4th Annual Trick-or-Treat Street event on Friday, October 23 from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. The family-friendly evening is free for the public and open to all ages.

The event includes trick-or-treat booths, as well as other kid-friendly activities. Local vendors will be offering Halloween-themed activities and handing out candy and other treats. Activities include ice skating, face painting, arts and crafts, bounce houses, family photo booth, and pumpkin carving. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite costumes.

The legendary 442-meter Olympic Oval will also be open for public skating beginning at 7:00 P.M. For youth 12 and under, ice skating is free. Public Skate Admission is $5 for adults 13 and up; $3 for seniors ages 65 and older; and Skate Rental is available for $3.

 “We are very excited for the return of the Trick-or-Treat Street event,” said Todd Porter, Olympic Oval General Manager. “We love any excuse to get families into this historic building and to take advantage of the great facility in our own backyard. We are pleased that this annual event is becoming a tradition in the community.” The event last year drew over 2,500 attendees.

Notable organizations such as REAL Salt Lake, Kearns Community Council, Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center, Bikers Against Child Abuse, Salt Lake County, Mascot Miracles Foundation, and the Utah Grizzlies are scheduled to join the festivities. Local businesses are welcome to participate, please contact Kate Pridgen by October 22, 2015 at kpridgen@uolf.org for a vendor packet. For more information and a vendor application, visit http://utaholympiclegacy.org/trick-or-treat-street/.

For more information on this event and other events at the Utah Olympic Oval, please contact Guest Services, 801.968.6825 or by visiting http://utaholympiclegacy.org/events-at-the-oval/.

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About Utah Olympic Oval

Built in 2001 just in time for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Utah Olympic Oval is located in the community of Kearns, just 16 miles west of Salt Lake City, Utah. The five-acre venue houses Utah’s only 400-meter speed skating oval and two international-sized ice sheets as well as a state-of-the-art four-lane 442-meter running track. Today, Utah Olympic Oval is a dynamic multi-use facility focused on developing and growing participation in ice sports in the state of Utah. Designated an official U.S. Olympic Training Site by the United States Olympic Committee, the venue is headquarters for U.S. Speedskating, ensuring a legacy of continued growth and international success for the sport. With 10 Olympic records and eight world records, the venue stands uncontested as the Fastest Ice on Earth. For more information about the venue, please visit UtahOlympicLegacy.org or call 801-968-6825.

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