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The Best Holiday & Christmas Lights in Utah: Luminaria

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Explore what makes Luminaria one of the best Christmas light displays in the country.

Luminaria is Back and Brighter Than Ever

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: The sights, smells, tastes, and sounds of the holidays return as Luminaria lights up Thanksgiving Point.

Seven Low-Cost or Free Homeschool Field Trip Ideas

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Field trips are a fantastic way to get your child out of the house, promote engaged learning, and have serious fun! They also have a healthy share of benefits – children who attend field trips show higher exam scores and demonstrate improved behavior. Check out this blog for seven free or low cost homeschool field trip ideas.

A Guide to Drought-Tolerant Plants in Utah

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Check out our list of drought-tolerant plants perfect for Utah, and learn about xeriscaping along the way. Create a beautiful landscape while using less water.

What To Plant In Late Summer: Vegetables, Flowers, and More

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Gardening is a great way to promote natural learning in your children. Even as things heat up in the summer, you can still sow a successful garden by choosing heat-resistant plants and vegetables. Read up for ten late-summer plants to add to your garden, plus additional tips to keep them alive in the changing temperatures.

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.

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.

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.

Luminaria Enhanced With New Fire and Ice Show

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Luminaria, the winter holiday tradition that brings the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the holidays to life, returns to Thanksgiving Point for its seventh year. Luminaria is the signature holiday event at Thanksgiving Point and is Utah’s largest light display, with millions of lights and 28 themed areas showcased in the 50-acre Ashton Gardens.

The History of Scarecrows

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Whether they are spook-ified villains like in Batman or naïve and lovable travel companions like in the Wizard of Oz, scarecrows are a staple of the autumnal harvest season.