July 7, 2021
Doors open: 6:30pm
Thanksgiving Point is dedicated to the health and safety of its guests, employees, and community. Thanksgiving Point will implement the following precautions to control the spread of COVID-19:
Experience the transformative power of a live performance of the Utah Symphony at the awe-inspiring Waterfall Amphitheatre. Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony is one of America’s major symphony orchestras, known internationally for its distinctive performances and recording legacy. Today, the orchestra’s 85 full-time professional musicians perform over 175 concerts each season. Bring a picnic, grab concessions or pre-order a picnic dinner. Following the performance enjoy a firework show.
Arrive early for best seating options as the venue fills up quickly for most performances.
Blankets and low beach (lower than 30" for the tallest point when opened) chairs are permitted are permitted in designated sections. Please be courteous of others. There are also designated areas for wheelchair seating.
The Ashton Gardens will close to the public at 5:00 pm.
Gates to the performance open at 6:30 PM for the 8:30 performance time.
John Williams: Liberty Fanfare
Ives (orch. William Schuman): Variations on America
Bernstein (arr. Peress): Overture to West Side Story
Sousa: Semper Fidelis March
Copland: Lincoln Portrait (Lt. Governor Deidre Henderson, Narrator)
Peter Boyer: Silver Fanfare
John Williams: Olympic Fanfare and Theme
John Williams: “Hymn to the Fallen” from Saving Private Ryan
Elgar: "Nimrod" from Enigma Variations
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever
Save time and plan ahead by pre-ordering a picnic dinner.
Concessions are available at the venue.
Outside food is permitted.
We recommend arriving early to picnic on the lawn prior to the concert.
Approximate performance time is 2 hours with one 20 minute intermission.
Parking is available adjacent to the Thanksgiving Point Gardens Visitor Center entrance and across from the Museum of Natural Curiosity. Guests will be directed to park in marked parking stalls. Parking in unmarked areas or on the street will not be permitted. Carpooling is strongly recommended to help alleviate traffic congestion.
Disabled parking is available at the front of the Gardens Visitor Center. A valid disability parking permit is required. Paths to access the waterfall amphitheatre can accommodate wheelchairs, however wheelchairs and other conveyances are not available for rent through Thanksgiving Point. Shuttles to the performance are not available to the public.
The performance will take place rain or shine.
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