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"It's a New World Record!"

Friday, October 7, 2022

October 7, 2022, Thanksgiving Point broke the World Record for Most Bulbs Planted by a Team in One Hour. Thanks to so many incredible volunteers and the Ashton Gardens team, we planted 41, 089 tulip bulbs.

Dinosaur Island Roars Into Thanksgiving Point

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Dinosaurs come to life this summer at the Ashton Gardens during the second-annual Dinosaur Island at Thanksgiving Point, presented by Mountain America Federal Credit Union. This summer-long event features over 30 life-sized, animatronic dinosaurs, transforming the Ashton Gardens into a prehistoric party from May 27 to August 26, 2023.

Meet the Dinosaurs of Utah at Dinosaur Island!

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Let's meet the dinosaurs at Dinosaur Island! Learn a dinosaur fun fact about each creature you can see this summer in the Ashton Gardens.

Best of State Awards Five Medals to Thanksgiving Point

Friday, April 7, 2023

LEHI, Utah (April 7, 2023) –Thanksgiving Point has been awarded five 2023 Best of State medals for its stellar venues, museums, festivals, and food service. This is the eleventh consecutive year that Thanksgiving Point has achieved Best of State award status. Thanksgiving Point’s five awards continue an eleven-year run in Utah’s Best of State, starting …

Record-Breaking Tulips Bloom at Annual Tulip Festival

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

The annual Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival returns to the Ashton Gardens this year from April 7 to May 13. Over 250,000 tulips and 500,000 other spring bulbs create an unforgettable display of color and design, blooming into the largest and most popular Tulip Festival in Utah.

The Butterfly Effect – And How We Affect Our Ecosystems

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

The Butterfly Effect, or the notion that one small change could have a much larger impact for better or worse, is popularized in science fiction stories for it's interesting look at how human centrality yields consequences we cannot know the breadth or duration of.

Inside the Junior Paleo Lab

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

The Junior Paleo Lab is a space designed to encourage guests to come and learn how to be a paleontologist and how to actually work on real fossils

The Ant and The Grasshopper

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

If there is one thing Aesop is known for, it’s his fables. Most, if not all of them, revolve around morality taught by the Animal Kingdom. While you can always turn to these fables for some sage advice, some also teach about real, physical habits and elements of their subjects. One of these fables is called, “The Ant and The Grasshopper.

Polar Dinosaurs

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Even though dinosaurs, along with most other reptilian animals, are most associated with tropical climates, tangled in greenery and living in a perpetual summer, there were some that withstood the windchill.

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Roses are red, violets are blue… these colors mean more than you may think they do.

Jeanette Bennett, CVO, Inducted Into Silicon Slopes Hall of Fame

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

On Saturday, February 4, Thanksgiving Point’s new Chief Visionary Officer was inducted into the Silicon Slopes Hall of Fame during the Silicon Slopes Awards at the Grand America Hotel. She joins six other inductees who “have had a tremendous positive influence on Utah’s business community and beyond.”