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Revision as of 19:15, 9 May 2018

Family History Library Block Party

When is the Family History Block Party?

The Family History Library Block Party will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The event in Salt Lake City will run from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. It will be held on West Temple Street from North Temple to South Temple.

There is no charge to attend the Family History Library event. All activities are family-friendly.

What is the Family History Library Block Party?

The Family History Library Block Party is a fun family-friendly event sponsored by the Family History Library with assistance from the Church History Museum. West Temple Street between North and South Temple will be blocked off for live entertainment and indoor and outdoor activities in the Family History Library and the Church History Museum. The Family History Library is located at 35 North West Temple (between North and South Temple) in downtown Salt Lake City. For more information please click here.

Live Entertainment Schedule

Family History Library Block Party

The following live entertainment will take place outside the Family History Library on the plaza between the library and the Church History Museum.

Time Event
10:00 a.m. Scottish Pipe Band
11:00 a.m. Malibu Revue
12:00 p.m. Tabernacle Organ Recital
12:35 p.m. Kenshin Taiko
1:20 p.m. Yunuen Carrillo and Ballet "Viva el Folklore"


Outdoor Activities

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Join us outside for some fun activities the whole family will enjoy!

Time Activity
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Balloon Artist
Bounce Houses
Face Painting
Family Burst Booth
FamilySearch Booth
  • FamilySearch.org
  • 1940 Census
  • Compare a Face
  • Mormon Overland Trail
Family History Arts and Crafts
Pioneer Games
Rock Climbing Wall
Free Prizes

Buy some amazing food at some of Utah's best Food Trucks during the Block Party!

Time Vendor
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Bruges Waffles & Frites
Cupbop Korean BBQ
Fry Me to the Moon
Fuego Mexican Grill
Red Food Truck Peruvian cuisine
Ostler Snowie Snow Cones

Inside the Family History Library


Discover something about yourself and your ancestors with our new Discovery Experiences!

Family History Discovery Experiences
Time Title Description
9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m.
All About Me Learn about your name and history the year you were born
Where I Come From See migration routes for your ancestors
My Famous Relatives Find out what famous individuals you're related to
My Time Machine See your family in time
Picture My Heritage See your face in a costume worn by an ancestor
Record My Story Answer questions about yourself while being recorded
Record Our Story Family members can record information about their family or an ancestor
Picture Our Heritage Create memories of the event with family photos using various backgrounds

Inside the Church History Museum

Time Event Description
10:15
11:30
1:00
Be A Museum Detective Interactive Program Test your detective skills as you learn the mysteries behind several artifacts on display at the Church History Museum
Ongoing Pioneer Games Learn about and play games loved by your ancestors
Ongoing Mormon Trails: Pioneer Pathways to Zion, 1846-1890 Discover the trails used by Latter-day Saint pioneers who gathered to Zion in the Salt Lake Valley between 1846 and 1890
Ongoing First Vision Theater Experience the First Vision beautifully depicted on a 240° circular screen that surrounds the audience
Ongoing I'll Walk Where Jesus Walked children's exhibit Hands-on activities and art projects for toddlers to 12-year-olds

Event Parking

There are several places to park around the Family History Library and Temple Square. Please visit Temple Square Parking for more information.

  • Free parking. There will be limited free parking behind the Church History Museum the day of the event. Enter the lot from North Temple.
  • Pay parking (First two hours are free!). City Creek Center enter from South Temple.
  • Pay parking. See the lot on the northwest corner of North Temple and West Temple.
  • Public Transportation UTA Trip Planner UTA Transit Map For trains use Temple Square Station


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