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Ashton Gardens

Uncharted Worlds

May 25 – August 24

Mountain America Museum of Ancient Life

Where the Past Comes Alive

Discover what life was like over 65 million years ago in the Mountain America Museum of Ancient Life. With one of the world’s largest collections of mounted dinosaurs, it’s one of the best dinosaur museums in Utah and a must-visit for any dinosaur enthusiast.

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New Gallery

The newly reimagined Entrance Gallery at the Mountain America Museum of Ancient Life features two dinosaurs – a young raptor and an adult T. rex. Crafted by the legendary Dino Don, these life-sized dinosaurs help bring prehistory to life.

Paleo Studio

Ever wondered what it was like to clean and prepare a real fossil? At the Paleo Studio, you’ll use the same tools as real paleontologists to excavate a fossil from the Eocene Era.

 

 

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Uncharted Worlds A Journey with Giants

Uncharted Worlds

May 25 – August 24

Five worlds come to life this summer at the Ashton Gardens. Can you uncover the lost secrets of these worlds? Adventure into the unknown, only at Uncharted Worlds.

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Baby Animal DAys

June 7-22

Springtime and early summer mean baby animals at the Farm! Join us in welcoming our cute new additions, like goat kids, piglets, chicks, bunnies, and more.

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UTah Symphony

June 25

Experience the transformative power of the Utah Symphony during a live performance at the awe-inspiring Waterfall Amphitheatre.

Pollinator Parade

Pollinator Power

June 17-22

Celebrate National Pollinator Week with Pollinator Power at the Butterfly Biosphere! Learn how our small but mighty pollinator friends support our ecosystem and how you have the power to help them.

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Rose Month

June 1-29

Take the time to smell the roses during Rose Month, where dozens of varieties and thousands of roses will bloom in the beautiful Ashton Gardens.

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Fairy Tale Festival

June 21-22

Thanksgiving Point’s midsummer tradition is back and the magic of fairy tales will come to life right before your eyes.

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Outdoor Movie Series

Fridays June 28 – July 26

The Outdoor Movie Series is back for another summer of fun at the Ashton Gardens! Bring a blanket, grab popcorn and treats from the concession stand, and enjoy unforgettable family films under the stars.

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Heroes of the Ice Age

June 29

The coolest event of the summer is back at the Mountain America Museum of Ancient Life!

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Giant Journey 5k

August 3

Head into Uncharted Worlds for a thrilling 5k race in the Ashton Gardens! The Giant Journey 5k will take you through the habitats of different giant beasts during this competitive summer run.

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Timpanogos Storytelling Festival

September 5-7

Come celebrate 35 years of unforgettable stories and discover the magic at Thursday’s $10 Birthday Bash!

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Garden of Quilts

September 13-14

Garden of Quilts – a celebration of quilting and fabric arts unlike any other.

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Your Adventure Awaits

Enjoy free admission to our five award-winning venues, receive discounts on events and programs, enjoy advanced purchase opportunities, and much more.

Explore a Membership

If you want to learn about extraordinary things, go to extraordinary places. No place is quite as extraordinary as Thanksgiving Point. This is not a once-a-year, one exhibit destination. With farms, gardens, museums, and more, the opportunities for transformative learning experiences are endless. Visit Thanksgiving Point today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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SIX EXPERIENCES, TWO CAMPUSES, ONE JOURNEY

If you want to learn about extraordinary things, go to extraordinary places. No place is quite as extraordinary as Thanksgiving Point. This is not a once-a-year, one exhibit destination. With farms, gardens, museums, and more, the opportunities for transformative learning experiences are endless. Visit Thanksgiving Point today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Dining Options

From business lunch to dinner with the family, we’ve got you covered.

Plan An Event

From family reunions to company parties, we’ve got spaces and offerings for all your needs.

Calendar

Explore the many events and programs at Thanksgiving Point.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s big day with us!